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 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 40 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 101 70 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.27% 2.84% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.70% 13.78% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 35
Median daily rate £363 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £41.29 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+74.25% +14.28%
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
687 508 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.04% 20.58% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 215 294
Median daily rate £395 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £21.55 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.56 £39.00 £26.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 56 £350 +21.73% 6
Windsor - 6 £500 -
Slough +4 5 £338 +12.50%
Bracknell -9 4 £319 -25.00% 3
Maidenhead -6 3 - -
Newbury -6 1 - - 1
Ascot - 1 £413 -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 160 (85.11%) Cisco
2 122 (64.89%) CCNP
3 90 (47.87%) Firewall
4 89 (47.34%) CCNA
5 57 (30.32%) WAN
6 51 (27.13%) LAN
7 48 (25.53%) Linux
8 46 (24.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 43 (22.87%) MPLS
9 43 (22.87%) VMware
10 42 (22.34%) CCIE
11 40 (21.28%) Telecoms
12 38 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (20.21%) VPN
13 37 (19.68%) BGP
14 36 (19.15%) Windows
14 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
15 35 (18.62%) F5
15 35 (18.62%) CheckPoint
16 33 (17.55%) Juniper
16 33 (17.55%) Network Security
17 27 (14.36%) OSPF
17 27 (14.36%) ITIL
17 27 (14.36%) DNS
18 26 (13.83%) TCP/IP
18 26 (13.83%) Windows Server
19 25 (13.30%) Ethernet
19 25 (13.30%) IPsec
19 25 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (11.70%) vSphere

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.60%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) PaaS
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (47.87%) Firewall
2 57 (30.32%) WAN
3 51 (27.13%) LAN
4 46 (24.47%) Cisco Nexus
5 43 (22.87%) MPLS
6 38 (20.21%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (20.21%) VPN
7 37 (19.68%) BGP
8 33 (17.55%) Network Security
9 27 (14.36%) DNS
9 27 (14.36%) OSPF
10 26 (13.83%) TCP/IP
11 25 (13.30%) Ethernet
11 25 (13.30%) IPsec
12 20 (10.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (10.11%) Wireless
14 18 (9.57%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (9.57%) SAN
15 17 (9.04%) EIGRP
15 17 (9.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.32%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) French Language
3 7 (3.72%) German Language
4 6 (3.19%) Billing
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Advertising
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (39.89%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.36%) Security Engineer
3 26 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 25 (13.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (12.23%) IP Engineer
6 19 (10.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (9.04%) IP Security Engineer
8 14 (7.45%) Network Support
8 14 (7.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (5.32%) Consultant
11 9 (4.79%) Administrator
11 9 (4.79%) Architect
11 9 (4.79%) Cisco Support
11 9 (4.79%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 9 (4.79%) LAN Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 8 (4.26%) Designer
12 8 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
12 8 (4.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.53%) ELK Stack
1 1 (0.53%) VXML
1 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.91%) FlexPod
3 11 (5.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.26%) EMC VNX
5 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.72%) Driving Licence
5 7 (3.72%) e-Health
6 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.06%) IVR
7 2 (1.06%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) CCTV
8 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.53%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.53%) Eurex
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.53%) Linux
2 36 (19.15%) Windows
3 26 (13.83%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.38%) Data ONTAP
5 6 (3.19%) CentOS
6 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.36%) ITIL
2 18 (9.57%) Load Balancing
3 12 (6.38%) Network Design
4 11 (5.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 11 (5.85%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 10 (5.32%) DDoS Mitigation
5 10 (5.32%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 10 (5.32%) DevOps
6 9 (4.79%) Data Analysis
6 9 (4.79%) Validation
7 8 (4.26%) High Availability
7 8 (4.26%) Migration
7 8 (4.26%) Project Management
7 8 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.72%) CRM
9 6 (3.19%) Network Management
10 5 (2.66%) Change Management
10 5 (2.66%) Open Source
10 5 (2.66%) Time Management
11 4 (2.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.04%) Python
2 12 (6.38%) Perl
3 8 (4.26%) SQL
4 4 (2.13%) Ruby
5 2 (1.06%) AWK
5 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.06%) sed
5 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 122 (64.89%) CCNP
2 89 (47.34%) CCNA
3 42 (22.34%) CCIE
4 22 (11.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (9.04%) CCSE
5 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (6.38%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.85%) Degree
8 11 (5.85%) NCDA
9 10 (5.32%) CCSA
9 10 (5.32%) RHCSA
10 9 (4.79%) MCP
10 9 (4.79%) MCSA
11 8 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (4.26%) RHCE
12 7 (3.72%) CCDA
12 7 (3.72%) CISSP
12 7 (3.72%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.51%) SLA
2 7 (3.72%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.66%) HIPAA
4 4 (2.13%) QA
5 2 (1.06%) GLP
5 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (11.70%) vSphere
3 10 (5.32%) ProxySG
4 9 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.13%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.60%) vCloud
6 3 (1.60%) XenApp
7 2 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.06%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) Ceph
8 1 (0.53%) NFS
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (7.45%) Puppet
2 11 (5.85%) Nagios
2 11 (5.85%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (5.32%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.53%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.53%) Ansible
5 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.53%) Kibana
5 1 (0.53%) logstash
5 1 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 160 (85.11%) Cisco
2 43 (22.87%) VMware
3 35 (18.62%) CheckPoint
3 35 (18.62%) F5
4 33 (17.55%) Juniper
5 17 (9.04%) IBM
6 14 (7.45%) EMC
6 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.91%) HP
8 12 (6.38%) NetApp
9 11 (5.85%) Blue Coat
10 10 (5.32%) Fortinet
11 9 (4.79%) Citrix
11 9 (4.79%) Dell
12 8 (4.26%) Hitachi
12 8 (4.26%) Intel
12 8 (4.26%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.72%) CA
14 6 (3.19%) Huawei
15 5 (2.66%) Remedy