Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 23 28
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 11 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.24% 3.77% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.57% 21.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Slough median daily rate £315 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -1.85% +35.00%
10th Percentile £266 £249 £262
90th Percentile £428 £600 £368
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £18.18 £29.75
% change year-on-year +14.14% -38.89% -5.24%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 51 51 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 15.00% 17.47% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 34
Slough median daily rate £340 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34% +15.08%
10th Percentile £208 £286 £263
90th Percentile £518 £531 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -54.55% +156.67%
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +28.00% -59.55%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Slough over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Slough

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) BGP
5 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) BGP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) IPv6
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) GPRS
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4
5 1 (9.09%) SNMP
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) UMTS
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) WAP
1 1 (9.09%) WML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Change Management
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Due Diligence
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Security Hardening
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Crossbeam
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Ericsson
3 3 (27.27%) F5
3 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto