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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 53 45 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 74 93 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.91% 3.43% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 12.99% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 16
Average daily rate £363 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £249 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £36.69 - £100.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.04 - £37.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.34 - £164.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%
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
605 716 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.81% 26.40% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 297 278
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +146.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.50 £14.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £90.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 44 £350 - 14
Slough +4 9 £370 +40.95% 3
Bracknell -5 4 £475 +80.95% 3
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (85.37%) Cisco
2 78 (63.41%) CCNP
3 62 (50.41%) Firewall
4 55 (44.72%) CCNA
5 41 (33.33%) Juniper
6 35 (28.46%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (27.64%) Wireless
8 32 (26.02%) CCIE
9 29 (23.58%) MPLS
10 27 (21.95%) BGP
11 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
11 26 (21.14%) Windows
11 26 (21.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
13 23 (18.70%) Linux
13 23 (18.70%) ITIL
14 22 (17.89%) LAN
14 22 (17.89%) OSPF
14 22 (17.89%) Cisco Wireless
15 21 (17.07%) WAN
16 20 (16.26%) F5
16 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
17 17 (13.82%) SLA
18 16 (13.01%) VPN
18 16 (13.01%) DNS
19 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
20 14 (11.38%) HP
20 14 (11.38%) VMware
20 14 (11.38%) Network Security
21 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Office
2 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) IaaS
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (50.41%) Firewall
2 35 (28.46%) Cisco ASA
3 34 (27.64%) Wireless
4 29 (23.58%) MPLS
5 27 (21.95%) BGP
6 26 (21.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (17.89%) Cisco Wireless
7 22 (17.89%) LAN
7 22 (17.89%) OSPF
8 21 (17.07%) WAN
9 16 (13.01%) DNS
9 16 (13.01%) VPN
10 14 (11.38%) Network Security
11 12 (9.76%) Broadband
11 12 (9.76%) Internet
11 12 (9.76%) TCP/IP
12 11 (8.94%) EIGRP
12 11 (8.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (8.94%) VLAN
13 9 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) French Language
3 3 (2.44%) German Language
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (42.28%) Network Engineer
2 35 (28.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (20.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 17 (13.82%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) IP Engineer
6 11 (8.94%) Cisco Support
7 9 (7.32%) Network Support
8 8 (6.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.50%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 7 (5.69%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Support
10 6 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Design Engineer
12 4 (3.25%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.63%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.81%) Clustering
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Windows
2 23 (18.70%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.69%) Unix
6 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.81%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 12 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 11 (8.94%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.94%) Network Design
4 10 (8.13%) Project Management
5 9 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (4.07%) Change Management
7 5 (4.07%) Validation
8 4 (3.25%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (3.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.25%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.25%) Time Management
9 3 (2.44%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.44%) CRM
9 3 (2.44%) Migration
9 3 (2.44%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.44%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) SQL
2 5 (4.07%) Perl
3 4 (3.25%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.63%) AWK
5 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.63%) sed
Qualifications
1 78 (63.41%) CCNP
2 55 (44.72%) CCNA
3 32 (26.02%) CCIE
4 13 (10.57%) CCVP
4 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
5 11 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.69%) MCSE
7 6 (4.88%) HNC
7 6 (4.88%) JNCIP
7 6 (4.88%) RHCSA
8 5 (4.07%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.07%) MCP
8 5 (4.07%) MCSA
8 5 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.25%) CCDP
10 3 (2.44%) CCSA
10 3 (2.44%) CISSP
10 3 (2.44%) Degree
10 3 (2.44%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (9.76%) Active Directory
1 12 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.25%) XenApp
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (1.63%) XenServer
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 12 (9.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (4.07%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (3.25%) Nagios
4 4 (3.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.63%) Cacti
5 2 (1.63%) Nessus
5 2 (1.63%) OpenView
5 2 (1.63%) Puppet
6 1 (0.81%) Endace
6 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 105 (85.37%) Cisco
2 41 (33.33%) Juniper
3 26 (21.14%) CheckPoint
4 20 (16.26%) F5
5 14 (11.38%) HP
5 14 (11.38%) VMware
6 11 (8.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (6.50%) Citrix
7 8 (6.50%) Remedy
8 7 (5.69%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.88%) IBM
10 4 (3.25%) Altiris
10 4 (3.25%) Dell
10 4 (3.25%) Hitachi
10 4 (3.25%) Intel
11 3 (2.44%) Brocade
11 3 (2.44%) EMC
11 3 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.44%) Nokia
11 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
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