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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 49 69 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 20 10 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.30% 1.00% 3.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.38% 3.19% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £333 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £279 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £387 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
Cisco Certification
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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
271 313 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.15% 31.43% 26.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 139 114
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.78 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -36.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 42 (67.74%) Cisco
2 35 (56.45%) CCNP
3 31 (50.00%) Firewall
4 30 (48.39%) VPN
5 27 (43.55%) CCIE
6 26 (41.94%) WAN
7 24 (38.71%) LAN
7 24 (38.71%) Juniper
8 22 (35.48%) MPLS
8 22 (35.48%) CCNA
8 22 (35.48%) IPsec
9 21 (33.87%) DNS
10 18 (29.03%) CheckPoint
11 17 (27.42%) OSPF
11 17 (27.42%) VoIP
12 16 (25.81%) Network Design
13 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
13 15 (24.19%) BGP
13 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
14 14 (22.58%) CISSP
14 14 (22.58%) F5
15 13 (20.97%) Network Management
15 13 (20.97%) Cisco PIX
15 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (19.35%) FortiGate
16 12 (19.35%) Check Point Certification
16 12 (19.35%) CCSP
16 12 (19.35%) SNMP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (17.74%) Apache
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) Firewall
2 30 (48.39%) VPN
3 26 (41.94%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) LAN
5 22 (35.48%) MPLS
5 22 (35.48%) IPsec
6 21 (33.87%) DNS
7 17 (27.42%) VoIP
7 17 (27.42%) OSPF
8 15 (24.19%) BGP
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (19.35%) SNMP
11 11 (17.74%) BIG-IP
12 10 (16.13%) Wireless
13 9 (14.52%) WLAN
13 9 (14.52%) DHCP
14 8 (12.90%) Network Security
15 7 (11.29%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) MySQL
1 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) MS Access
General
1 15 (24.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Design Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) IP Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Security Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Support
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) SecurID
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) UNIX
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Network Design
2 13 (20.97%) Network Management
3 11 (17.74%) Load Balancing
3 11 (17.74%) Network Architecture
3 11 (17.74%) ITIL
4 9 (14.52%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.68%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.84%) Workflow
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
9 2 (3.23%) Service Management
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) Information Security
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.06%) Python
2 3 (4.84%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (56.45%) CCNP
2 27 (43.55%) CCIE
3 22 (35.48%) CCNA
4 14 (22.58%) CISSP
5 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 12 (19.35%) CCSP
5 12 (19.35%) Check Point Certification
6 10 (16.13%) Degree
7 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
7 8 (12.90%) CCDP
8 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.84%) CCENT
9 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.84%) MCSE
9 3 (4.84%) MCSA
10 2 (3.23%) CCSA
10 2 (3.23%) CCSE
11 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.61%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) KVM
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
4 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (67.74%) Cisco
2 24 (38.71%) Juniper
3 18 (29.03%) CheckPoint
4 14 (22.58%) F5
5 8 (12.90%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.45%) Nokia
7 4 (6.45%) VMware
8 3 (4.84%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Dell
9 2 (3.23%) Nortel
9 2 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 2 (3.23%) IBM
9 2 (3.23%) Huawei
9 2 (3.23%) Redback
9 2 (3.23%) Radware
10 1 (1.61%) AlgoSec
10 1 (1.61%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Tufin
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