The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 58 63 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 78 59 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.71% 2.41% 4.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.08% 10.67% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 26
Average daily rate £338 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £180 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £24.69 - £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 - £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.36 - £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.44 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.75% +11.11%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
704 553 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.50% 22.56% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 201 294
Average daily rate £356 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 14
Average hourly rate £15.38 £18.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £56.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Cisco Certification
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 31 £313 -8.08% 8
Slough -6 7 £238 -28.03% 6
Bracknell -7 7 £425 +165.62% 3
Maidenhead -10 3 - -
Newbury -3 1 - - 4
Thatcham - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 60 (54.05%) Firewall
3 57 (51.35%) CCNA
4 46 (41.44%) CCNP
5 39 (35.14%) Telecoms
6 35 (31.53%) CheckPoint
7 33 (29.73%) LAN
8 31 (27.93%) WAN
9 29 (26.13%) CCIE
10 28 (25.23%) VPN
10 28 (25.23%) OSPF
10 28 (25.23%) BGP
11 26 (23.42%) Juniper
11 26 (23.42%) DNS
12 23 (20.72%) MPLS
13 22 (19.82%) VoIP
14 21 (18.92%) Windows
15 20 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
16 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
16 17 (15.32%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (15.32%) Network Design
17 16 (14.41%) Linux
18 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
18 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
18 15 (13.51%) Migration
18 15 (13.51%) F5
19 14 (12.61%) VMware
19 14 (12.61%) IPsec
19 14 (12.61%) Degree
20 13 (11.71%) Internet

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (8.11%) Apache
2 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Lync
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Office
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (54.05%) Firewall
2 33 (29.73%) LAN
3 31 (27.93%) WAN
4 28 (25.23%) VPN
4 28 (25.23%) OSPF
4 28 (25.23%) BGP
5 26 (23.42%) DNS
6 23 (20.72%) MPLS
7 22 (19.82%) VoIP
8 20 (18.02%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (15.32%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (13.51%) Ethernet
11 14 (12.61%) IPsec
12 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
12 13 (11.71%) Internet
13 12 (10.81%) Network Security
14 11 (9.91%) RIP
14 11 (9.91%) ATM
15 10 (9.01%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (9.01%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) MS Access
General
1 39 (35.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Back Office
3 3 (2.70%) Japanese Language
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Automotive
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Network Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) IP Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Security Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Design Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Designer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) IP Network Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Network Design Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) XML
2 2 (1.80%) XMPP
3 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) VXML
3 1 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.90%) IVR
1 1 (0.90%) PKI
1 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
1 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Windows
2 16 (14.41%) Linux
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (7.21%) UNIX
5 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
6 6 (5.41%) Solaris
7 5 (4.50%) HPUX
8 4 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.90%) CentOS
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.32%) Network Design
2 15 (13.51%) Migration
3 9 (8.11%) Network Management
4 8 (7.21%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.21%) Project Management
5 4 (3.60%) ITIL
5 4 (3.60%) Network Architecture
6 3 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.70%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.70%) Test Strategy
6 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.70%) Workflow
6 3 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.70%) B2B
6 3 (2.70%) Network Planning
7 2 (1.80%) Use Case
7 2 (1.80%) Release Management
7 2 (1.80%) Fault Management
7 2 (1.80%) Benchmarking
7 2 (1.80%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.60%) Java
1 4 (3.60%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.70%) Perl
2 3 (2.70%) C#
2 3 (2.70%) C++
3 2 (1.80%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (51.35%) CCNA
2 46 (41.44%) CCNP
3 29 (26.13%) CCIE
4 17 (15.32%) Security Cleared
5 14 (12.61%) Degree
6 12 (10.81%) CCSP
7 11 (9.91%) CCDP
7 11 (9.91%) SC Cleared
8 10 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (7.21%) CCVP
10 7 (6.31%) CISSP
11 6 (5.41%) BC Cleared
11 6 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
11 6 (5.41%) CCSA
11 6 (5.41%) MCSE
11 6 (5.41%) CCIP
12 4 (3.60%) MCTS
13 3 (2.70%) JNCIP
13 3 (2.70%) MCSA
13 3 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.60%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (0.90%) NFS
5 1 (0.90%) vSphere
5 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.70%) WSUS
3 3 (2.70%) SCCM
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 99 (89.19%) Cisco
2 35 (31.53%) CheckPoint
3 26 (23.42%) Juniper
4 15 (13.51%) F5
5 14 (12.61%) VMware
6 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.21%) HP
8 6 (5.41%) Nokia
8 6 (5.41%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.50%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.60%) Sun
10 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (3.60%) McAfee
11 3 (2.70%) Brocade
11 3 (2.70%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (2.70%) Nortel
11 3 (2.70%) Citrix
11 3 (2.70%) Symantec
11 3 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 2 (1.80%) Ericsson
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