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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 53 37 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +49
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 75 111 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.90% 4.53% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 15.97% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £457 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £31.40 £25.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +8.53%
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
656 695 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.39% 28.37% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 314 279
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 19
Average hourly rate £30.90 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £15.81 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.16 £57.20 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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 +8 36 £273 -35.88% 17
Slough -1 12 £254 -32.33% 2
Maidenhead - 7 £350 - 1
Bracknell -18 5 £425 +88.88%
Newbury -8 3 £400 - 1
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 113 (75.33%) Cisco
2 108 (72.00%) CCNP
3 70 (46.67%) CCNA
4 60 (40.00%) Firewall
5 49 (32.67%) Telecoms
6 41 (27.33%) MPLS
6 41 (27.33%) BGP
7 39 (26.00%) CCIE
7 39 (26.00%) LAN
8 37 (24.67%) WAN
9 36 (24.00%) OSPF
10 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
11 28 (18.67%) Juniper
12 26 (17.33%) Network Design
13 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
13 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
14 21 (14.00%) VPN
15 20 (13.33%) DNS
15 20 (13.33%) F5
16 19 (12.67%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (12.67%) Network Security
16 19 (12.67%) VoIP
16 19 (12.67%) Linux
16 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
17 17 (11.33%) Broadband
17 17 (11.33%) Ethernet
17 17 (11.33%) Degree
18 16 (10.67%) SC Cleared
18 16 (10.67%) VMware
18 16 (10.67%) Microsoft

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (6.00%) Lync
2 1 (0.67%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (12.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Visio
2 12 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.00%) MS Office
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 60 (40.00%) Firewall
2 41 (27.33%) MPLS
2 41 (27.33%) BGP
3 39 (26.00%) LAN
4 37 (24.67%) WAN
5 36 (24.00%) OSPF
6 22 (14.67%) TCP/IP
7 21 (14.00%) VPN
8 20 (13.33%) DNS
9 19 (12.67%) VoIP
9 19 (12.67%) Network Security
9 19 (12.67%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (11.33%) Ethernet
10 17 (11.33%) Broadband
11 15 (10.00%) 3G
11 15 (10.00%) 4G
12 14 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (9.33%) Wireless
13 13 (8.67%) Unified Communications
13 13 (8.67%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 49 (32.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.67%) Finance
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Billing
3 2 (1.33%) Local Government
3 2 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.67%) Back Office
4 1 (0.67%) Legal
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (36.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (12.67%) Architect
3 16 (10.67%) IP Engineer
4 15 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
6 7 (4.67%) Consultant
7 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 6 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (3.33%) Voice Engineer
8 5 (3.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.67%) Network Support
9 4 (2.67%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.67%) Designer
9 4 (2.67%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.67%) Communications Engineer
9 4 (2.67%) Security Engineer
10 3 (2.00%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.00%) CSS
2 5 (3.33%) XML
3 4 (2.67%) XMPP
4 3 (2.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.67%) Handset
5 1 (0.67%) Clustering
5 1 (0.67%) IVR
5 1 (0.67%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.67%) Linux
2 16 (10.67%) Windows
3 12 (8.00%) UNIX
4 6 (4.00%) Solaris
4 6 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.33%) Network Design
2 15 (10.00%) ITIL
3 12 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.33%) Project Management
5 8 (5.33%) Service Management
5 8 (5.33%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (4.67%) Migration
7 5 (3.33%) Validation
7 5 (3.33%) Change Management
7 5 (3.33%) Test Strategy
8 4 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.00%) Product Management
9 3 (2.00%) eTOM
9 3 (2.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (2.00%) CRM
10 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.33%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.33%) Information Security
10 2 (1.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.33%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) Perl
3 3 (2.00%) C
4 1 (0.67%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (72.00%) CCNP
2 70 (46.67%) CCNA
3 39 (26.00%) CCIE
4 22 (14.67%) Security Cleared
5 17 (11.33%) Degree
6 16 (10.67%) SC Cleared
7 12 (8.00%) CCVP
7 12 (8.00%) CCDP
8 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.67%) JNCIS
9 7 (4.67%) CCDA
9 7 (4.67%) MCITP
10 6 (4.00%) Sun Certification
10 6 (4.00%) HND
10 6 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (4.00%) SCSA
11 5 (3.33%) CCSE
11 5 (3.33%) HNC
12 4 (2.67%) CISSP
12 4 (2.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) SLA
1 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (4.00%) OpenView
2 6 (4.00%) Cacti
2 6 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.67%) Iperf
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 113 (75.33%) Cisco
2 35 (23.33%) CheckPoint
3 28 (18.67%) Juniper
4 20 (13.33%) F5
5 16 (10.67%) VMware
5 16 (10.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (8.67%) HP
7 8 (5.33%) Huawei
8 7 (4.67%) Citrix
9 6 (4.00%) Oracle
9 6 (4.00%) Sun
9 6 (4.00%) Veritas
10 4 (2.67%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.00%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.00%) Genesys
12 2 (1.33%) Remedy
12 2 (1.33%) Websense
12 2 (1.33%) Nortel
12 2 (1.33%) Tufin
12 2 (1.33%) Aerohive Networks
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