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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 49 73 39
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 74 59 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.07% 2.25% 4.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.31% 8.44% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 18
Average daily rate
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£288 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £353 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.45 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+14.39% -25.19%
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
654 699 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.13% 26.67% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 294 249
Average daily rate £375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £15.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.60 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +23 19 £288 -28.12% 10
Slough -1 11 £375 -3.22% 10
Bracknell +6 10 £250 - 3
Newbury +1 2 £235 -53.00% 2
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 155 (85.64%) Cisco
2 89 (49.17%) CCNP
3 82 (45.30%) Firewall
4 79 (43.65%) CCNA
4 79 (43.65%) Juniper
5 78 (43.09%) Telecoms
6 69 (38.12%) CCIE
7 63 (34.81%) CheckPoint
8 59 (32.60%) VPN
9 55 (30.39%) OSPF
10 52 (28.73%) MPLS
11 43 (23.76%) BGP
12 40 (22.10%) IPsec
13 39 (21.55%) VoIP
14 38 (20.99%) DNS
15 37 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (19.89%) Security Cleared
16 36 (19.89%) WAN
16 36 (19.89%) LAN
17 35 (19.34%) Network Design
18 34 (18.78%) Network Security
19 33 (18.23%) CCSP
20 32 (17.68%) Cisco PIX
21 31 (17.13%) CISSP
22 29 (16.02%) SC Cleared
23 28 (15.47%) Network Management
24 26 (14.36%) F5
25 25 (13.81%) Load Balancing
26 24 (13.26%) Ethernet
27 22 (12.15%) SNMP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (6.08%) Apache
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 82 (45.30%) Firewall
2 59 (32.60%) VPN
3 55 (30.39%) OSPF
4 52 (28.73%) MPLS
5 43 (23.76%) BGP
6 40 (22.10%) IPsec
7 39 (21.55%) VoIP
8 38 (20.99%) DNS
9 37 (20.44%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (19.89%) WAN
10 36 (19.89%) LAN
11 34 (18.78%) Network Security
12 32 (17.68%) Cisco PIX
13 24 (13.26%) Ethernet
14 22 (12.15%) SNMP
15 16 (8.84%) FWSM
15 16 (8.84%) BIG-IP
15 16 (8.84%) Internet
16 14 (7.73%) RIP
16 14 (7.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.55%) MS Access
General
1 78 (43.09%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.52%) Finance
3 9 (4.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.10%) Billing
4 2 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) German Language
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Network Engineer
2 52 (28.73%) IP Engineer
3 45 (24.86%) Design Engineer
4 24 (13.26%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 12 (6.63%) Network Design Engineer
7 10 (5.52%) Consultant
8 9 (4.97%) Test Engineer
9 8 (4.42%) Network Consultant
9 8 (4.42%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Project Engineer
10 7 (3.87%) Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) Senior Design Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.31%) IP Network Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Network Security Consultant
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (2.76%) Network Support
12 5 (2.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) SOAP
2 8 (4.42%) WAP
3 5 (2.76%) XML
4 4 (2.21%) WML
4 4 (2.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.31%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.66%) SecurID
5 3 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) PMI
6 1 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.60%) Linux
2 18 (9.94%) UNIX
3 17 (9.39%) Windows
4 9 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (4.97%) Solaris
5 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.21%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.34%) Network Design
2 28 (15.47%) Network Management
3 25 (13.81%) Load Balancing
4 17 (9.39%) ITIL
4 17 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
4 17 (9.39%) Network Architecture
5 12 (6.63%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (5.52%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.87%) Fault Management
7 7 (3.87%) Change Management
8 6 (3.31%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (3.31%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.31%) eTOM
9 5 (2.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.76%) Migration
9 5 (2.76%) Project Management
10 4 (2.21%) Coaching
11 3 (1.66%) Time Management
11 3 (1.66%) Release Management
11 3 (1.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.18%) Java
1 13 (7.18%) Perl
2 6 (3.31%) Python
3 4 (2.21%) C#
3 4 (2.21%) C++
4 3 (1.66%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.10%) SQL
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (49.17%) CCNP
2 79 (43.65%) CCNA
3 69 (38.12%) CCIE
4 36 (19.89%) Security Cleared
5 33 (18.23%) CCSP
6 31 (17.13%) CISSP
7 29 (16.02%) SC Cleared
8 19 (10.50%) Check Point Certification
8 19 (10.50%) Degree
9 18 (9.94%) CCDP
10 17 (9.39%) CCIP
11 11 (6.08%) JNCIA
12 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (4.42%) CCSA
14 7 (3.87%) CCSE
14 7 (3.87%) RHCE
14 7 (3.87%) MCSE
15 6 (3.31%) MCTS
16 4 (2.21%) CCVP
16 4 (2.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.15%) PCI DSS
2 11 (6.08%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.97%) NFS
3 5 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.66%) KVM
5 2 (1.10%) vSphere
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.55%) Snort
6 1 (0.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (8.29%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.21%) OpenView
2 4 (2.21%) Netcool
3 1 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 155 (85.64%) Cisco
2 79 (43.65%) Juniper
3 63 (34.81%) CheckPoint
4 26 (14.36%) F5
5 18 (9.94%) Nortel
6 15 (8.29%) Radware
7 14 (7.73%) Nokia
7 14 (7.73%) HP
8 13 (7.18%) Redback
9 10 (5.52%) Citrix
9 10 (5.52%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.97%) Blue Coat
10 9 (4.97%) Redknee
10 9 (4.97%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.97%) Microsoft
10 9 (4.97%) Sun
11 5 (2.76%) VMware
12 4 (2.21%) Tufin
12 4 (2.21%) Oracle
12 4 (2.21%) Crossbeam
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