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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 59 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 64 63 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.91% 2.53% 3.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.48% 9.35% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 42
Median daily rate £388 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £434 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.37% -46.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £21.50 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £21.50 £55.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+47.72% -
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
513 674 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.34% 27.07% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 349 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 20
Median hourly rate £15.75 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.02% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £39.00 £51.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 September 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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 32 £406 +47.72% 8
Slough -2 7 £275 -8.50%
Bracknell -4 4 £363 - 2
Newbury +1 1 - - 1
Maidenhead -15 1 £400 +14.28%
Windsor - 1 £500 -
Cisco Certification
South East

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 137 (83.03%) Cisco
2 121 (73.33%) CCNP
3 66 (40.00%) CCNA
4 63 (38.18%) Firewall
5 61 (36.97%) LAN
6 56 (33.94%) WAN
7 54 (32.73%) CCIE
8 45 (27.27%) Telecoms
9 35 (21.21%) ITIL
10 34 (20.61%) Network Security
11 33 (20.00%) CheckPoint
12 32 (19.39%) Juniper
13 31 (18.79%) Linux
13 31 (18.79%) F5
13 31 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (18.18%) VPN
14 30 (18.18%) MPLS
15 28 (16.97%) WLAN
15 28 (16.97%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (15.76%) Data Centre
17 25 (15.15%) BGP
18 23 (13.94%) IPsec
19 22 (13.33%) VMware
19 22 (13.33%) OSPF
20 21 (12.73%) DNS
20 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
21 19 (11.52%) Windows
22 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
22 16 (9.70%) VLAN
23 15 (9.09%) Degree

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 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.61%) Apache
2 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (3.03%) PaaS
2 4 (2.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (38.18%) Firewall
2 61 (36.97%) LAN
3 56 (33.94%) WAN
4 34 (20.61%) Network Security
5 31 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (18.18%) MPLS
6 30 (18.18%) VPN
7 28 (16.97%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (16.97%) WLAN
8 25 (15.15%) BGP
9 23 (13.94%) IPsec
10 22 (13.33%) OSPF
11 21 (12.73%) DNS
11 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
12 16 (9.70%) VLAN
13 15 (9.09%) Ethernet
13 15 (9.09%) Wireshark
14 14 (8.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 13 (7.88%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (7.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.61%) AppScan
2 1 (0.61%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.61%) GDB
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) WinDbg
General
1 45 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.45%) Finance
3 8 (4.85%) Retail
4 7 (4.24%) Back Office
4 7 (4.24%) Billing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (43.03%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.94%) Security Engineer
3 17 (10.30%) Consultant
4 14 (8.48%) IP Engineer
5 12 (7.27%) IP Security Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 10 (6.06%) Architect
7 10 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Administrator
8 9 (5.45%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.85%) Network Support
9 8 (4.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.24%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.24%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.24%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) XMPP
2 2 (1.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.61%) CSS
3 1 (0.61%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.61%) jQuery
3 1 (0.61%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (5.45%) EMC VNX
4 7 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.42%) CESG
6 4 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.42%) FlexPod
6 4 (2.42%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.82%) e-Health
7 3 (1.82%) PKI
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.21%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.61%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.61%) Eurex
9 1 (0.61%) IVR
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.79%) Linux
2 19 (11.52%) Windows
3 12 (7.27%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.42%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.21%) CentOS
6 1 (0.61%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.61%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL
2 13 (7.88%) Load Balancing
3 12 (7.27%) Migration
4 11 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 11 (6.67%) Network Design
5 10 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 9 (5.45%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (4.85%) DevOps
7 8 (4.85%) High Availability
7 8 (4.85%) Project Management
8 7 (4.24%) Network Management
9 6 (3.64%) CRM
9 6 (3.64%) Open Source
9 6 (3.64%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.64%) SIEM
9 6 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.27%) Python
2 11 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (1.21%) C
3 2 (1.21%) Java
3 2 (1.21%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (73.33%) CCNP
2 66 (40.00%) CCNA
3 54 (32.73%) CCIE
4 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.09%) Degree
6 13 (7.88%) CISSP
7 12 (7.27%) CCSE
7 12 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.45%) CCSA
8 9 (5.45%) RHCE
8 9 (5.45%) RHCSA
9 8 (4.85%) CCVP
9 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.64%) CISM
10 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.03%) CCDA
11 5 (3.03%) CCSP
12 4 (2.42%) CCENT
12 4 (2.42%) CCIP
12 4 (2.42%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.24%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.03%) QA
4 4 (2.42%) COBIT
4 4 (2.42%) HIPAA
5 3 (1.82%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) vSphere
2 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.45%) ProxySG
4 3 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.82%) XenApp
5 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Ceph
5 1 (0.61%) NFS
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (6.06%) Puppet
2 9 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.45%) Nagios
2 9 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.82%) Nessus
4 3 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.61%) Ansible
5 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.61%) Core Impact
5 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.61%) Kibana
5 1 (0.61%) logstash
5 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
5 1 (0.61%) Nmap
5 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 137 (83.03%) Cisco
2 33 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 32 (19.39%) Juniper
4 31 (18.79%) F5
5 22 (13.33%) VMware
6 11 (6.67%) Citrix
6 11 (6.67%) EMC
6 11 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 10 (6.06%) Blue Coat
8 9 (5.45%) HP
8 9 (5.45%) Huawei
9 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
9 6 (3.64%) Nokia
10 5 (3.03%) Ericsson
10 5 (3.03%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (3.03%) IBM
10 5 (3.03%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (3.03%) Palo Alto
11 4 (2.42%) Dell
11 4 (2.42%) NetApp
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