The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 35 82 52
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 108 47 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.34% 1.84% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.25% 6.77% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 4
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£301 £375 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.66% +53.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £444 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.27%
Cisco Certification
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
708 694 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.45% 27.11% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 275 232
Average daily rate £375 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -65.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £13.50 £48.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £31.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +27 26 £425 +27.81% 9
Bracknell +11 14 £225 -25.00% 2
Slough +9 14 £375 -3.22% 5
Newbury 0 1 - - 5
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 157 (85.79%) Cisco
2 89 (48.63%) CCNP
3 87 (47.54%) Firewall
4 76 (41.53%) CCNA
4 76 (41.53%) Juniper
5 75 (40.98%) Telecoms
6 71 (38.80%) CCIE
7 67 (36.61%) CheckPoint
8 62 (33.88%) VPN
9 53 (28.96%) OSPF
10 51 (27.87%) MPLS
11 42 (22.95%) BGP
11 42 (22.95%) VoIP
12 40 (21.86%) WAN
12 40 (21.86%) IPsec
13 39 (21.31%) LAN
13 39 (21.31%) DNS
14 36 (19.67%) Network Design
14 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
15 35 (19.13%) Network Security
16 34 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (16.94%) Cisco PIX
17 31 (16.94%) CCSP
17 31 (16.94%) CISSP
18 27 (14.75%) SC Cleared
19 26 (14.21%) Network Management
19 26 (14.21%) F5
20 25 (13.66%) Load Balancing
21 22 (12.02%) SNMP
21 22 (12.02%) PCI DSS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.01%) Apache
2 4 (2.19%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.73%) MS Office
3 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 87 (47.54%) Firewall
2 62 (33.88%) VPN
3 53 (28.96%) OSPF
4 51 (27.87%) MPLS
5 42 (22.95%) BGP
5 42 (22.95%) VoIP
6 40 (21.86%) WAN
6 40 (21.86%) IPsec
7 39 (21.31%) LAN
7 39 (21.31%) DNS
8 35 (19.13%) Network Security
9 34 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (16.94%) Cisco PIX
11 22 (12.02%) SNMP
12 19 (10.38%) Ethernet
13 17 (9.29%) FWSM
14 16 (8.74%) Internet
15 15 (8.20%) DHCP
15 15 (8.20%) RIP
15 15 (8.20%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.64%) MySQL
2 3 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.55%) MS Access
General
1 75 (40.98%) Telecoms
2 9 (4.92%) Finance
3 7 (3.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Games
4 2 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (0.55%) German Language
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (34.43%) Network Engineer
2 49 (26.78%) IP Engineer
3 45 (24.59%) Design Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Security Engineer
5 16 (8.74%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (6.56%) Network Design Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) Consultant
7 9 (4.92%) Support Engineer
7 9 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 8 (4.37%) Network Consultant
9 7 (3.83%) Analyst
9 7 (3.83%) Project Engineer
9 7 (3.83%) Network Support
10 6 (3.28%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.28%) NOC Engineer
10 6 (3.28%) Designer
10 6 (3.28%) Senior Design Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (2.73%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) SOAP
2 6 (3.28%) WAP
3 5 (2.73%) XML
3 5 (2.73%) .NET
4 4 (2.19%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.28%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.64%) SecurID
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.55%) DTV
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.48%) Linux
2 19 (10.38%) Windows
3 17 (9.29%) UNIX
4 8 (4.37%) Solaris
4 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.67%) Network Design
2 26 (14.21%) Network Management
3 25 (13.66%) Load Balancing
4 18 (9.84%) ITIL
5 17 (9.29%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (9.29%) Network Architecture
6 12 (6.56%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (3.83%) Project Management
8 6 (3.28%) Change Management
8 6 (3.28%) eTOM
8 6 (3.28%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (2.73%) Migration
10 4 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.19%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.19%) Fault Management
10 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (1.64%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.64%) Release Management
11 3 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.56%) Java
1 12 (6.56%) Perl
2 6 (3.28%) Python
3 5 (2.73%) C#
3 5 (2.73%) C++
4 4 (2.19%) SQL
5 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (48.63%) CCNP
2 76 (41.53%) CCNA
3 71 (38.80%) CCIE
4 36 (19.67%) Security Cleared
5 31 (16.94%) CCSP
5 31 (16.94%) CISSP
6 27 (14.75%) SC Cleared
7 19 (10.38%) Check Point Certification
7 19 (10.38%) Degree
8 18 (9.84%) CCDP
9 14 (7.65%) CCIP
10 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (5.46%) MCSE
12 9 (4.92%) JNCIA
13 8 (4.37%) MCTS
14 7 (3.83%) CCSA
15 6 (3.28%) CCSE
16 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
16 5 (2.73%) RHCE
16 5 (2.73%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.02%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 21 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.83%) NFS
3 6 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.64%) KVM
4 3 (1.64%) vSphere
4 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.55%) vCloud
5 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.09%) OpenView
2 2 (1.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 157 (85.79%) Cisco
2 76 (41.53%) Juniper
3 67 (36.61%) CheckPoint
4 26 (14.21%) F5
5 14 (7.65%) Nokia
6 13 (7.10%) Nortel
6 13 (7.10%) Radware
6 13 (7.10%) Redback
7 10 (5.46%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.46%) HP
8 9 (4.92%) Blue Coat
9 8 (4.37%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.83%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.83%) Citrix
10 7 (3.83%) Sun
10 7 (3.83%) Redknee
11 6 (3.28%) VMware
11 6 (3.28%) Oracle
12 3 (1.64%) AlgoSec
12 3 (1.64%) Tufin
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