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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 47 40 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 29 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.00% 3.08% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.60% 9.38% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 5
Average daily rate
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£288 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £178 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.75% -21.00%
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
302 341 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.26% 32.79% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 141 97
Average daily rate £355 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £204 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 7
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 38 (70.37%) Cisco
1 38 (70.37%) CCNP
2 28 (51.85%) Firewall
3 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (40.74%) CCNA
5 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
6 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 17 (31.48%) CCIE
8 16 (29.63%) VoIP
9 15 (27.78%) F5
9 15 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (22.22%) VPN
10 12 (22.22%) Juniper
11 11 (20.37%) Linux
12 10 (18.52%) CCDP
12 10 (18.52%) OSPF
12 10 (18.52%) LAN
12 10 (18.52%) Network Security
13 9 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
13 9 (16.67%) WAN
14 8 (14.81%) UNIX
14 8 (14.81%) BGP
14 8 (14.81%) VMware
14 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.81%) iSCSI
15 7 (12.96%) FWSM
15 7 (12.96%) IPsec
15 7 (12.96%) Degree
15 7 (12.96%) JNCIS
15 7 (12.96%) MS Excel

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (51.85%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (29.63%) VoIP
4 15 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (22.22%) VPN
6 10 (18.52%) OSPF
6 10 (18.52%) LAN
6 10 (18.52%) Network Security
7 9 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 9 (16.67%) WAN
8 8 (14.81%) BGP
8 8 (14.81%) iSCSI
9 7 (12.96%) FWSM
9 7 (12.96%) IPsec
10 6 (11.11%) RIP
10 6 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (9.26%) LTE
11 5 (9.26%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (9.26%) 4G
11 5 (9.26%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) IP Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) Consultant
3 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Architect
4 4 (7.41%) Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Network Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Security Designer
6 2 (3.70%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Customer Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) UNIX
3 4 (7.41%) Solaris
4 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Network Management
2 5 (9.26%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (9.26%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.41%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (7.41%) Network Architecture
4 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.85%) Migration
6 1 (1.85%) Network Design
6 1 (1.85%) Network Planning
6 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.85%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) CCNP
2 22 (40.74%) CCNA
3 17 (31.48%) CCIE
4 10 (18.52%) CCDP
5 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 7 (12.96%) Degree
6 7 (12.96%) JNCIS
7 6 (11.11%) CISSP
7 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) HNC
8 5 (9.26%) HND
9 4 (7.41%) CCSP
9 4 (7.41%) Sun Certification
9 4 (7.41%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (7.41%) SCSA
10 3 (5.56%) CCSA
10 3 (5.56%) CCSE
11 2 (3.70%) CCDA
11 2 (3.70%) CCIP
11 2 (3.70%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Cisco
2 18 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 15 (27.78%) F5
4 12 (22.22%) Juniper
5 8 (14.81%) VMware
6 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.11%) Huawei
7 5 (9.26%) Nokia
8 4 (7.41%) Oracle
8 4 (7.41%) Sun
8 4 (7.41%) Mercator
8 4 (7.41%) Veritas
8 4 (7.41%) Radware
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) Redback
9 3 (5.56%) Verint
10 1 (1.85%) Tufin
10 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.85%) EMC