The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Bracknell 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 19 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.80% 3.16% 4.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 6.06% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 132 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 34.82% 52.17% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 9
Average daily rate £250 £300 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £140.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bracknell region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Bracknell region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CCNA
3 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 10 (47.62%) CCNP
4 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Juniper
6 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
7 7 (33.33%) Nortel
7 7 (33.33%) CCIP
8 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) F5
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) SSL
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
10 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
10 4 (19.05%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (14.29%) MGW
11 3 (14.29%) Time Management
11 3 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
11 3 (14.29%) GGSN
11 3 (14.29%) SGSN
11 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
4 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (14.29%) MGW
5 3 (14.29%) SIGTRAN
5 3 (14.29%) GGSN
5 3 (14.29%) SGSN
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (14.29%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) IP Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Support
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Expert
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
1 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
2 3 (14.29%) Time Management
2 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (9.52%) eTOM
3 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Fault Management
3 2 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
4 1 (4.76%) Use Case
4 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Benchmarking
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CCNA
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
2 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) CCIP
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
5 2 (9.52%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CCVP
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Juniper
3 7 (33.33%) Nortel
4 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) Tufin
5 2 (9.52%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.76%) Verint
6 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) Mitel
6 1 (4.76%) HP