The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 39 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.05% 1.08% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.75% 4.12% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £279 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £387 £343
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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
277 243 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.30% 26.24% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 97 120
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
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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 August 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 1 August 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 48 (76.19%) Cisco
2 39 (61.90%) CCNP
3 35 (55.56%) Firewall
4 28 (44.44%) VPN
5 27 (42.86%) CCIE
5 27 (42.86%) WAN
6 24 (38.10%) LAN
6 24 (38.10%) Juniper
7 23 (36.51%) CCNA
8 22 (34.92%) MPLS
9 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 21 (33.33%) IPsec
10 20 (31.75%) DNS
11 18 (28.57%) VoIP
12 16 (25.40%) OSPF
12 16 (25.40%) BGP
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (23.81%) F5
14 14 (22.22%) Network Design
14 14 (22.22%) CISSP
14 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
15 13 (20.63%) CCSP
15 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
15 13 (20.63%) Network Management
15 13 (20.63%) FortiGate
16 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (19.05%) SNMP
16 12 (19.05%) Check Point Certification

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (17.46%) Apache
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) Firewall
2 28 (44.44%) VPN
3 27 (42.86%) WAN
4 24 (38.10%) LAN
5 22 (34.92%) MPLS
6 21 (33.33%) IPsec
7 20 (31.75%) DNS
8 18 (28.57%) VoIP
9 16 (25.40%) OSPF
9 16 (25.40%) BGP
10 15 (23.81%) Cisco PIX
10 15 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (19.05%) SNMP
12 11 (17.46%) BIG-IP
13 10 (15.87%) Network Security
14 9 (14.29%) Wireless
15 8 (12.70%) WLAN
15 8 (12.70%) DHCP
15 8 (12.70%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) MS Access
General
1 13 (20.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) Design Engineer
2 13 (20.63%) IP Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Support
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior IP Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Security Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 5 (7.94%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) UNIX
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.22%) Network Design
2 13 (20.63%) Network Management
3 10 (15.87%) Network Architecture
3 10 (15.87%) Load Balancing
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
5 8 (12.70%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.35%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (4.76%) Workflow
8 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.17%) Information Security
9 2 (3.17%) Migration
9 2 (3.17%) Service Management
9 2 (3.17%) Change Management
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.59%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (1.59%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Python
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 3 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) C
3 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (61.90%) CCNP
2 27 (42.86%) CCIE
3 23 (36.51%) CCNA
4 14 (22.22%) CISSP
5 13 (20.63%) CCSP
6 12 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 12 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (12.70%) CCDP
8 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (9.52%) Degree
10 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared
10 3 (4.76%) CCSE
10 3 (4.76%) CCSA
10 3 (4.76%) MCSE
10 3 (4.76%) MCSA
11 1 (1.59%) VCP5
11 1 (1.59%) VCAP
11 1 (1.59%) VCP4
11 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 48 (76.19%) Cisco
2 24 (38.10%) Juniper
3 21 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.81%) F5
5 8 (12.70%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.35%) Nokia
6 4 (6.35%) VMware
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) IBM
8 2 (3.17%) Dell
8 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.17%) Redback
8 2 (3.17%) Radware
8 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.17%) Huawei
9 1 (1.59%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.59%) Tufin
9 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.59%) McAfee
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