Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 86 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.11% 1.84% 3.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.20% 12.64% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 30
Oxfordshire median daily rate £390 £313 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.80% -24.92% +28.08%
10th Percentile £172 £262 £198
90th Percentile £479 £390 £503
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.88 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -33.15% +30.88%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.44 £21.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £15.31 £23.75
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -43.33% +164.71%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 197 182 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.95% 14.53% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 130 191
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £389 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.54% +7.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £192 £200
90th Percentile £525 £526 £520
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.89 £25.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.46% -21.88% +88.24%
10th Percentile £16.63 £17.64 £15.77
90th Percentile £28.78 £49.05 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Oxfordshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon +10 12 £425 +107.32%
Oxford -1 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Thame -1 2 £350 +12.90%
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) CCNP
3 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 12 (46.15%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) Network Security
5 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 10 (38.46%) CCIE
6 9 (34.62%) Juniper
7 8 (30.77%) MPLS
7 8 (30.77%) FortiGate
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
8 7 (26.92%) BGP
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
9 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (15.38%) VPN
9 4 (15.38%) Network Design
9 4 (15.38%) VLAN
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (11.54%) DNS
10 3 (11.54%) MCSE
10 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (7.69%) WAN
11 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
11 2 (7.69%) Huawei
11 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
11 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
12 1 (3.85%) SCCM

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) Network Security
3 8 (30.77%) MPLS
4 7 (26.92%) BGP
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (15.38%) VLAN
5 4 (15.38%) VPN
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (3.85%) LAN
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Project Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (15.38%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) CCNP
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 10 (38.46%) CCIE
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE Security
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) XenApp
2 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 2 (7.69%) Huawei
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware