Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 67 50
Rank change year-on-year -45 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 60 95 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.52% 2.48% 3.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 10.98% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 70 105
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £478 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.47% +31.72% +7.41%
10th Percentile £293 £292 £238
90th Percentile £488 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £13.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.70% -49.06% +17.78%
10th Percentile £14.48 £12.75 £23.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £36.60 £28.45
South East median hourly rate £42.42 £27.38 £25.75
% change year-on-year +54.93% +6.33% +14.44%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 780 865 1,287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.82% 22.59% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 381 631
Berkshire median daily rate £401 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £218 £235 £255
90th Percentile £563 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.46% +0.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 66 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +8.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £12.08 £12.00 £9.83
90th Percentile £45.88 £43.75 £27.42
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% -20.00% +3.65%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Berkshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 17 £415 -20.95% 11
Bracknell -7 12 £338 +12.50% 2
Newbury -6 7 £406 +91.18%
Slough -11 6 £320 -8.57% 2
Maidenhead -13 2 - - 1
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 52 (86.67%) Cisco
2 43 (71.67%) CCNP
3 33 (55.00%) Firewall
4 21 (35.00%) CCNA
5 19 (31.67%) LAN
5 19 (31.67%) Wireless
5 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
6 18 (30.00%) WAN
7 17 (28.33%) CCIE
8 16 (26.67%) Juniper
8 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
9 13 (21.67%) MPLS
10 12 (20.00%) BGP
10 12 (20.00%) VPN
11 11 (18.33%) OSPF
11 11 (18.33%) Internet
11 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
11 11 (18.33%) Cisco ISE
12 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
12 10 (16.67%) WLAN
13 9 (15.00%) SSL
13 9 (15.00%) SNMP
13 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (13.33%) Network Management
14 8 (13.33%) Network Security
14 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (13.33%) Presales
14 8 (13.33%) Migration

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.00%) Firewall
2 19 (31.67%) LAN
2 19 (31.67%) Wireless
3 18 (30.00%) WAN
4 13 (21.67%) MPLS
5 12 (20.00%) BGP
5 12 (20.00%) VPN
6 11 (18.33%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (18.33%) Internet
6 11 (18.33%) OSPF
7 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 10 (16.67%) WLAN
8 9 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (15.00%) SNMP
8 9 (15.00%) SSL
8 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 8 (13.33%) Network Security
10 7 (11.67%) IPsec
10 7 (11.67%) VoIP
General
1 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.33%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Architect
2 9 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Wireless Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 4 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) VXML
2 1 (1.67%) WAP
2 1 (1.67%) WML
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) SCADA
3 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.67%) IVR
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Migration
1 8 (13.33%) Network Management
1 8 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
1 8 (13.33%) Presales
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 5 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 3 (5.00%) Decision-Making
5 3 (5.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (5.00%) Network Design
5 3 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Use Case
5 3 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) Python
1 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 43 (71.67%) CCNP
2 21 (35.00%) CCNA
3 17 (28.33%) CCIE
4 16 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared
7 6 (10.00%) CCDP
8 5 (8.33%) CCDA
9 4 (6.67%) CCIP
10 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
10 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (5.00%) CCVP
10 3 (5.00%) CISSP
10 3 (5.00%) CWNA
10 3 (5.00%) Degree
10 3 (5.00%) JNCIS
11 2 (3.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (3.33%) CCSE
11 2 (3.33%) CWDP
11 2 (3.33%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Snort
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.67%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.67%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 52 (86.67%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) Juniper
3 7 (11.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (11.67%) SolarWinds
4 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (8.33%) Nortel
6 4 (6.67%) Avaya
6 4 (6.67%) VMware
7 3 (5.00%) Meraki
7 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.00%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (3.33%) Aruba
8 2 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Tandberg
9 1 (1.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.67%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Nokia