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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 39 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 37 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.67% 1.38% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.31% 4.78% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £251 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -26.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £340 £280
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
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
327 293 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.41% 28.81% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 124 53
Average daily rate £352 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% -70.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 44 (66.67%) Cisco
2 43 (65.15%) CCNP
3 30 (45.45%) Firewall
4 28 (42.42%) CCNA
5 26 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 22 (33.33%) CCIE
8 17 (25.76%) CheckPoint
8 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (24.24%) F5
9 16 (24.24%) VoIP
10 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 13 (19.70%) Juniper
11 12 (18.18%) VPN
12 11 (16.67%) UNIX
12 11 (16.67%) ITIL
12 11 (16.67%) OSPF
12 11 (16.67%) VMware
13 10 (15.15%) BGP
13 10 (15.15%) HNC
13 10 (15.15%) LAN
13 10 (15.15%) CCDP
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (15.15%) Network Security
14 9 (13.64%) WAN
15 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
15 8 (12.12%) iSCSI
15 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
16 7 (10.61%) JNCIS
16 7 (10.61%) Degree

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (45.45%) Firewall
2 26 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (25.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (24.24%) VoIP
5 12 (18.18%) VPN
6 11 (16.67%) OSPF
7 10 (15.15%) BGP
7 10 (15.15%) LAN
7 10 (15.15%) Cisco PIX
7 10 (15.15%) Network Security
8 9 (13.64%) WAN
9 8 (12.12%) iSCSI
10 7 (10.61%) IPsec
10 7 (10.61%) 2G
10 7 (10.61%) LTE
10 7 (10.61%) 4G
10 7 (10.61%) FWSM
10 7 (10.61%) Radio Access Network
10 7 (10.61%) 3G
11 6 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.09%) Consultant
2 6 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Architect
3 5 (7.58%) Security Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (7.58%) IP Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Analyst
4 4 (6.06%) Network Consultant
4 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Designer
5 3 (4.55%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco Expert
5 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) IVR
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 11 (16.67%) UNIX
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 4 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (6.06%) Network Architecture
3 4 (6.06%) Network Management
4 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (3.03%) Time Management
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (1.52%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (1.52%) Migration
6 1 (1.52%) SIEM
6 1 (1.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.52%) Network Design
6 1 (1.52%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (65.15%) CCNP
2 28 (42.42%) CCNA
3 22 (33.33%) CCIE
4 10 (15.15%) HNC
4 10 (15.15%) CCDP
5 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.61%) JNCIS
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
6 7 (10.61%) HND
7 6 (9.09%) CISSP
7 6 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (6.06%) CCSP
9 3 (4.55%) MCSE
9 3 (4.55%) CCIP
9 3 (4.55%) CCSA
9 3 (4.55%) SCSA
9 3 (4.55%) CCSE
9 3 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (3.03%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.52%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.55%) Nagios
2 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (66.67%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) CheckPoint
3 16 (24.24%) F5
4 13 (19.70%) Juniper
5 11 (16.67%) VMware
6 7 (10.61%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 6 (9.09%) Veritas
8 5 (7.58%) Nokia
8 5 (7.58%) Huawei
9 4 (6.06%) Radware
9 4 (6.06%) Redback
9 4 (6.06%) Verint
9 4 (6.06%) Mercator
9 4 (6.06%) Citrix
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle
10 3 (4.55%) Sun
10 3 (4.55%) Remedy
10 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.55%) Tufin
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