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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 42 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 31 7 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.89% 0.91% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.39% 3.74% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 14
Average daily rate £313 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £264 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £180.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
330 187 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 24.22% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 80 151
Average daily rate £365 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.56% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
Berkshire

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 April 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 April 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 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 24 (57.14%) CCNP
2 24 (57.14%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) CCNA
4 15 (35.71%) CCIE
4 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 14 (33.33%) VPN
5 14 (33.33%) DNS
6 13 (30.95%) Juniper
6 13 (30.95%) WAN
7 12 (28.57%) LAN
7 12 (28.57%) VoIP
7 12 (28.57%) BGP
7 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (26.19%) F5
8 11 (26.19%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (26.19%) MPLS
9 10 (23.81%) CCSP
9 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
10 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
10 9 (21.43%) Network Design
10 9 (21.43%) IPsec
10 9 (21.43%) CCDP
11 8 (19.05%) OSPF
11 8 (19.05%) Degree
11 8 (19.05%) FWSM
12 7 (16.67%) SNMP
12 7 (16.67%) Linux
13 6 (14.29%) Apache
13 6 (14.29%) Ethernet

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) VPN
2 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 13 (30.95%) WAN
4 12 (28.57%) LAN
4 12 (28.57%) VoIP
4 12 (28.57%) BGP
4 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (26.19%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (26.19%) MPLS
6 9 (21.43%) IPsec
7 8 (19.05%) OSPF
7 8 (19.05%) FWSM
8 7 (16.67%) SNMP
9 6 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
10 5 (11.90%) Wireless
10 5 (11.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.14%) MySQL
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) IP Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Design Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) HPUX
3 1 (2.38%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Network Design
2 6 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (11.90%) Migration
4 3 (7.14%) Workflow
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.76%) Network Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Release Management
5 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Validation
6 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (57.14%) CCNP
2 21 (50.00%) CCNA
3 15 (35.71%) CCIE
4 10 (23.81%) CCSP
5 9 (21.43%) CCDP
6 8 (19.05%) Degree
7 6 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (14.29%) CISSP
8 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 3 (7.14%) MCSA
11 2 (4.76%) MCSE
11 2 (4.76%) CCSA
11 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
12 1 (2.38%) CCVP
12 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
12 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
12 1 (2.38%) JNCIE
12 1 (2.38%) CCSE
12 1 (2.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 13 (30.95%) Juniper
4 11 (26.19%) F5
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) VMware
7 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.76%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.38%) Acme Packet
9 1 (2.38%) BT
9 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.38%) Redback
9 1 (2.38%) Nortel
9 1 (2.38%) McAfee
9 1 (2.38%) Nokia
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
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