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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 41 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 36 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.59% 3.13% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.41% 9.75% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.47% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £206 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.27% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.29 £59.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.01% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
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
290 277 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.88% 32.10% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 138 134
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £278 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 13
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.07 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.01% -7.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.03 £59.00 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 39 (68.42%) CCNP
2 36 (63.16%) CCNA
3 31 (54.39%) Cisco
4 21 (36.84%) Firewall
5 20 (35.09%) CCIE
6 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
7 13 (22.81%) VoIP
8 12 (21.05%) UNIX
8 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
9 11 (19.30%) SQL
9 11 (19.30%) VPN
9 11 (19.30%) Degree
10 10 (17.54%) WAN
10 10 (17.54%) Broadband
10 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
11 9 (15.79%) LAN
11 9 (15.79%) MS Office
11 9 (15.79%) ITIL
11 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (14.04%) F5
12 8 (14.04%) Juniper
12 8 (14.04%) Wireless
13 7 (12.28%) Service Management
13 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
13 7 (12.28%) BGP
13 7 (12.28%) Perl
13 7 (12.28%) PPP
13 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (12.28%) xDSL

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.79%) MS Office
3 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (36.84%) Firewall
2 13 (22.81%) VoIP
3 11 (19.30%) VPN
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
4 10 (17.54%) Broadband
5 9 (15.79%) LAN
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.04%) Wireless
7 7 (12.28%) BGP
7 7 (12.28%) PPP
7 7 (12.28%) LTE
7 7 (12.28%) xDSL
8 6 (10.53%) Network Security
8 6 (10.53%) 4G
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.53%) 3G
8 6 (10.53%) MPLS
8 6 (10.53%) OSPF
8 6 (10.53%) ATM
8 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (28.07%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Architect
3 4 (7.02%) Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Network Support
4 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Security Designer
5 2 (3.51%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Designer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
5 2 (3.51%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Network Designer
5 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) UNIX
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) Solaris
3 5 (8.77%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) HPUX
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Service Management
3 5 (8.77%) Network Design
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.02%) Migration
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Server Building
7 1 (1.75%) SIEM
7 1 (1.75%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.75%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) C
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (68.42%) CCNP
2 36 (63.16%) CCNA
3 20 (35.09%) CCIE
4 11 (19.30%) Degree
5 6 (10.53%) SCSA
5 6 (10.53%) HND
5 6 (10.53%) Sun Certification
5 6 (10.53%) CCVP
6 5 (8.77%) HNC
6 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.02%) CCDP
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) CCSA
9 2 (3.51%) CCSE
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.51%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.51%) CISSP
9 2 (3.51%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.51%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.75%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (54.39%) Cisco
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Juniper
3 8 (14.04%) F5
4 7 (12.28%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle
5 6 (10.53%) Veritas
5 6 (10.53%) VMware
5 6 (10.53%) Sun
5 6 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (10.53%) Huawei
6 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.51%) Meraki
7 2 (3.51%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Avaya
8 1 (1.75%) Nokia
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Redback
8 1 (1.75%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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