The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 42 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 1.10% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 4.31% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £385 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £333 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.81% -30.15%
Cisco Certification
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
250 255 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.55% 25.53% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 59
Average daily rate £375 £388 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -62.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Reading region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 29 (60.42%) CCNP
3 22 (45.83%) Firewall
4 19 (39.58%) CCNA
5 17 (35.42%) CCIE
5 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
7 12 (25.00%) LAN
8 11 (22.92%) WAN
8 11 (22.92%) F5
8 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (20.83%) Juniper
9 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
10 9 (18.75%) BGP
10 9 (18.75%) VMware
11 8 (16.67%) OSPF
11 8 (16.67%) HNC
12 7 (14.58%) ITIL
12 7 (14.58%) VPN
12 7 (14.58%) SLA
12 7 (14.58%) Network Security
13 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
13 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
13 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (12.50%) VoIP
14 5 (10.42%) 2G
14 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
14 5 (10.42%) BIG-IP
14 5 (10.42%) VLAN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (45.83%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (25.00%) LAN
4 11 (22.92%) WAN
4 11 (22.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (18.75%) BGP
6 8 (16.67%) OSPF
7 7 (14.58%) VPN
7 7 (14.58%) Network Security
8 6 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (10.42%) 2G
9 5 (10.42%) BIG-IP
9 5 (10.42%) VLAN
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (10.42%) RIP
9 5 (10.42%) 3G
9 5 (10.42%) SAN
9 5 (10.42%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MS Access
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
3 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) IP Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco Expert
5 3 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) IVR
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) UNIX
2 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (8.33%) Network Design
4 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.17%) Time Management
5 2 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.08%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.08%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.08%) SIEM
6 1 (2.08%) Network Management
6 1 (2.08%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) Python
2 2 (4.17%) Perl
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) CCNP
2 19 (39.58%) CCNA
3 17 (35.42%) CCIE
4 8 (16.67%) HNC
5 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 5 (10.42%) HND
6 5 (10.42%) CCDP
7 4 (8.33%) CCENT
7 4 (8.33%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.25%) MCSE
8 3 (6.25%) CCIP
8 3 (6.25%) CISSP
8 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.25%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.08%) CCSA
9 1 (2.08%) CCSE
9 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.08%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 3 (6.25%) Nagios
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco
2 11 (22.92%) F5
3 10 (20.83%) Juniper
3 10 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Mercator
7 3 (6.25%) Altiris
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.25%) Remedy
7 3 (6.25%) Veritas
7 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) Verint
7 3 (6.25%) Tufin
8 2 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.17%) Isilon
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.08%) Radware