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 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 41 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 40 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.79% 4.06% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.06% 12.50% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £319 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £183 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £352 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +17.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
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
276 320 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 32.45% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 103
Average daily rate £355 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 6
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 £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 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 22 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 36 (70.59%) CCNP
2 33 (64.71%) Cisco
3 26 (50.98%) Firewall
4 23 (45.10%) CCNA
5 21 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
7 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
8 16 (31.37%) VoIP
8 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (27.45%) F5
9 14 (27.45%) CCIE
9 14 (27.45%) Juniper
10 12 (23.53%) VPN
10 12 (23.53%) Linux
11 11 (21.57%) OSPF
11 11 (21.57%) Network Security
12 10 (19.61%) LAN
12 10 (19.61%) CCDP
12 10 (19.61%) WAN
13 9 (17.65%) VMware
14 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
14 8 (15.69%) UNIX
14 8 (15.69%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
15 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.73%) SQL
15 7 (13.73%) ITIL
15 7 (13.73%) BGP
15 7 (13.73%) Degree
15 7 (13.73%) IPsec

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (50.98%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (31.37%) VoIP
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (23.53%) VPN
5 11 (21.57%) OSPF
5 11 (21.57%) Network Security
6 10 (19.61%) LAN
6 10 (19.61%) WAN
7 8 (15.69%) iSCSI
7 8 (15.69%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (13.73%) BGP
8 7 (13.73%) IPsec
8 7 (13.73%) Wireless
9 6 (11.76%) FWSM
10 5 (9.80%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (9.80%) 4G
10 5 (9.80%) LTE
10 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (9.80%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (37.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Design Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) IP Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Designer
4 3 (5.88%) Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Network Designer
5 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) RAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 8 (15.69%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 4 (7.84%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) ITIL
2 5 (9.80%) Network Management
2 5 (9.80%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.80%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (7.84%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
3 4 (7.84%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design
5 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.92%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (1.96%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.96%) Six Sigma
6 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Electronic Design Automation
6 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 36 (70.59%) CCNP
2 23 (45.10%) CCNA
3 14 (27.45%) CCIE
4 10 (19.61%) CCDP
5 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) Degree
6 7 (13.73%) JNCIS
7 6 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 5 (9.80%) HNC
8 5 (9.80%) HND
8 5 (9.80%) CISSP
9 4 (7.84%) SCSA
9 4 (7.84%) CCSP
9 4 (7.84%) Sun Certification
9 4 (7.84%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.92%) CCSA
10 2 (3.92%) CCSE
10 2 (3.92%) CCENT
10 2 (3.92%) CCDA
10 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Cisco
2 18 (35.29%) CheckPoint
3 14 (27.45%) F5
3 14 (27.45%) Juniper
4 9 (17.65%) VMware
5 6 (11.76%) Huawei
5 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 5 (9.80%) Nokia
7 4 (7.84%) Redback
7 4 (7.84%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) Veritas
7 4 (7.84%) Mercator
7 4 (7.84%) Radware
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle
7 4 (7.84%) Sun
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.96%) Meraki
9 1 (1.96%) Verint
9 1 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent