Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.07% 4.18% 5.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 21.31% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 24
Slough median daily rate £325 £325 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.00% -18.46%
10th Percentile £240 £262 £204
90th Percentile £583 £368 £350
Berkshire median daily rate £336 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -15.94% +33.33% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £21.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £43.15
% change year-on-year -54.62% -31.05% +69.20%

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 52 61 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.63% 19.61% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 70
Slough median daily rate £400 £355 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +4.80% -5.24%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £204
90th Percentile £631 £450 £511
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Slough median hourly rate £29.25 £38.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.03% +129.85% -12.99%
10th Percentile £19.80 £36.75 £9.38
90th Percentile £39.10 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year - -59.55% +62.63%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SNMP
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) SNMP
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) SMTP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) GLBP
6 1 (8.33%) HSRP
6 1 (8.33%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VoIP
6 1 (8.33%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) FMCG
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) eTOM
4 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CCNA
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (16.67%) CCDA
4 2 (16.67%) CCENT
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) CISSP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) CCAA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (8.33%) GSEC
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) PowerCLI
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) Kaspersky
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (8.33%) CommVault
6 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (8.33%) Lumension
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) Wonderware