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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 38 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.96% 1.20% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 4.03% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £333 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -18.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £59.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.60
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -9.27%
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
276 298 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.44% 29.80% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 121 104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 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 22 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 47 (72.31%) Cisco
2 39 (60.00%) CCNP
3 36 (55.38%) Firewall
4 31 (47.69%) VPN
5 29 (44.62%) CCIE
5 29 (44.62%) WAN
6 26 (40.00%) LAN
7 25 (38.46%) Juniper
8 24 (36.92%) CCNA
9 23 (35.38%) MPLS
10 22 (33.85%) IPsec
10 22 (33.85%) DNS
11 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
12 18 (27.69%) VoIP
13 17 (26.15%) OSPF
13 17 (26.15%) BGP
14 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
14 16 (24.62%) Network Design
15 15 (23.08%) F5
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (21.54%) CISSP
16 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
17 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 13 (20.00%) Network Management
18 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
18 12 (18.46%) FortiGate
18 12 (18.46%) Check Point Certification
18 12 (18.46%) SNMP
18 12 (18.46%) CCSP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (16.92%) Apache
2 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) Firewall
2 31 (47.69%) VPN
3 29 (44.62%) WAN
4 26 (40.00%) LAN
5 23 (35.38%) MPLS
6 22 (33.85%) IPsec
6 22 (33.85%) DNS
7 18 (27.69%) VoIP
8 17 (26.15%) OSPF
8 17 (26.15%) BGP
9 14 (21.54%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (21.54%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (18.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (18.46%) SNMP
11 11 (16.92%) BIG-IP
12 10 (15.38%) Network Security
12 10 (15.38%) Wireless
13 9 (13.85%) WLAN
13 9 (13.85%) DHCP
14 8 (12.31%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MS Access
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Network Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Design Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Security Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Network Consultant
6 6 (9.23%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Network Support
7 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Design Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior IP Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Designer
8 3 (4.62%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.62%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.54%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) UNIX
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Network Design
2 13 (20.00%) Network Management
3 11 (16.92%) Network Architecture
3 11 (16.92%) Load Balancing
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.23%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (6.15%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.62%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.08%) Information Security
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
9 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.08%) Change Management
9 2 (3.08%) Project Management
9 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.54%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Python
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.62%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) C
4 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (60.00%) CCNP
2 29 (44.62%) CCIE
3 24 (36.92%) CCNA
4 14 (21.54%) CISSP
5 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (18.46%) Check Point Certification
6 12 (18.46%) CCSP
7 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
7 8 (12.31%) Degree
7 8 (12.31%) CCDP
8 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.62%) CCSE
9 3 (4.62%) CCSA
9 3 (4.62%) MCSE
9 3 (4.62%) MCSA
10 1 (1.54%) VCP5
10 1 (1.54%) VCAP
10 1 (1.54%) VCP4
10 1 (1.54%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) KVM
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (72.31%) Cisco
2 25 (38.46%) Juniper
3 21 (32.31%) CheckPoint
4 15 (23.08%) F5
5 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.15%) Nokia
6 4 (6.15%) VMware
7 3 (4.62%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Nortel
8 2 (3.08%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.08%) Redback
8 2 (3.08%) Radware
8 2 (3.08%) Huawei
9 1 (1.54%) AlgoSec
9 1 (1.54%) Tufin
9 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
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