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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 3.25% 1.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.63% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +66.66%  

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 17 32 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 12.23% 20.78% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 22
Median daily rate £425 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 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 25 June 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 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) IGMP
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) Huawei
4 1 (25.00%) IPTV
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
4 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (25.00%) Multicast
4 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) ICMP
4 1 (25.00%) RSVP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
4 1 (25.00%) STB

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 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) ATM
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Frame Relay
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) ICMP
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) RSVP
2 1 (25.00%) SNMP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) IPTV
2 1 (25.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (25.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Huawei
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper