The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 17 20 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.86% 4.17% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 18.37% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £475 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £379 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.90% -5.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 49 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 17.14% 22.69% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 28
Median daily rate £365 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.85% -18.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Slough

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Slough

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Slough

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) CCIP
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
5 5 (50.00%) IPv4
5 5 (50.00%) IPv6
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (50.00%) ATM
5 5 (50.00%) Frame Relay
5 5 (50.00%) IPTV
6 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
6 4 (40.00%) Huawei
6 4 (40.00%) VLAN
6 4 (40.00%) VPLS
6 4 (40.00%) STB
6 4 (40.00%) IGMP
6 4 (40.00%) Middleware
6 4 (40.00%) FTP
6 4 (40.00%) HTTP
6 4 (40.00%) SNMP
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) OSPF
6 4 (40.00%) BGP
6 4 (40.00%) ICMP
6 4 (40.00%) RSVP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) ATM
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Ethernet
3 5 (50.00%) Frame Relay
3 5 (50.00%) IPv4
3 5 (50.00%) IPv6
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTP
4 4 (40.00%) ICMP
4 4 (40.00%) IGMP
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) RSVP
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPLS
4 4 (40.00%) VRRP
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) IPTV
2 4 (40.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (40.00%) STB
2 4 (40.00%) Video on Demand
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNA
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCIP
3 4 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) Huawei
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Ericsson
6 1 (10.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft