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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 56 100 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.06% 4.25% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.02% 14.58% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 34
Berkshire median daily rate £495 £356 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.94% +5.16%  
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £613 £525 £432
South East median daily rate £405 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +11.02% -2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.84 - £41.29
10th Percentile £12.75 - £37.09
90th Percentile £29.63 - £45.49
South East median hourly rate £19.04 £47.83 £16.75
% change year-on-year -60.19% +185.55%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 430 686 512
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.52% 29.15% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 760 482
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £385 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.14%  
10th Percentile £269 £250 £257
90th Percentile £613 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 77 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -55.00% +85.61%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 21 £525 +50.00% 3
Bracknell +16 14 £300 -5.88% 1
Windsor +1 7 £575 +15.00%
Maidenhead -2 2 - -
Newbury +5 1 - -
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 85 (72.03%) Cisco
2 84 (71.19%) CCNP
3 70 (59.32%) CCNA
4 40 (33.90%) Firewall
5 35 (29.66%) Telecoms
6 33 (27.97%) CCIE
6 33 (27.97%) WAN
7 30 (25.42%) ITIL
8 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
9 24 (20.34%) Migration
9 24 (20.34%) VPN
10 23 (19.49%) BGP
11 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
11 22 (18.64%) LAN
12 21 (17.80%) MPLS
13 19 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (15.25%) OSPF
14 18 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
14 18 (15.25%) Unified Communications
15 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
15 17 (14.41%) VMware
16 16 (13.56%) Network Design
17 15 (12.71%) CISSP
18 14 (11.86%) Service Management
18 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
18 14 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
19 13 (11.02%) Linux
20 12 (10.17%) VoIP
20 12 (10.17%) Wireless
20 12 (10.17%) eTOM

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 2 (1.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.85%) G Suite
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (33.90%) Firewall
2 33 (27.97%) WAN
3 24 (20.34%) VPN
4 23 (19.49%) BGP
5 22 (18.64%) LAN
5 22 (18.64%) TCP/IP
6 21 (17.80%) MPLS
7 19 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (15.25%) OSPF
8 18 (15.25%) Unified Communications
9 12 (10.17%) VoIP
9 12 (10.17%) Wireless
10 10 (8.47%) Internet
10 10 (8.47%) VLAN
11 8 (6.78%) Ethernet
12 7 (5.93%) DMVPN
12 7 (5.93%) EIGRP
12 7 (5.93%) IPv6
12 7 (5.93%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) Star Schema
2 2 (1.69%) MS Access
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (29.66%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 5 (4.24%) Finance
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (23.73%) Network Engineer
2 14 (11.86%) Architect
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (8.47%) Network Architect
5 8 (6.78%) Administrator
5 8 (6.78%) Consultant
6 7 (5.93%) Author
6 7 (5.93%) Support Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Technical Author
7 6 (5.08%) IP Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) Network Support
7 6 (5.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) VMWare Administrator
8 5 (4.24%) Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Cloud Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) RESTful
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.08%) CESG
2 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.08%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.24%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.39%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.69%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.69%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) IPTV
6 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.85%) STB
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Linux
2 9 (7.63%) CentOS
3 7 (5.93%) Windows
4 2 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (1.69%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.42%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) Migration
3 16 (13.56%) Network Design
4 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
4 14 (11.86%) Service Management
5 12 (10.17%) eTOM
6 9 (7.63%) Data Management
6 9 (7.63%) DevOps
6 9 (7.63%) ITSM
7 7 (5.93%) Customer Requirements
7 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.93%) Presales
8 6 (5.08%) Information Security
8 6 (5.08%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.08%) Service Design
9 5 (4.24%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.24%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) Python
2 6 (5.08%) Perl
3 5 (4.24%) Ruby
4 3 (2.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (71.19%) CCNP
2 70 (59.32%) CCNA
3 33 (27.97%) CCIE
4 27 (22.88%) Security Cleared
5 17 (14.41%) SC Cleared
6 15 (12.71%) CISSP
7 11 (9.32%) CCIP
8 10 (8.47%) CCDA
8 10 (8.47%) CISM
8 10 (8.47%) Degree
9 9 (7.63%) CCDP
10 8 (6.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (4.24%) CCSP
12 5 (4.24%) DV Cleared
13 4 (3.39%) BC Cleared
13 4 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (3.39%) MCSE
13 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (3.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.24%) COBIT
3 4 (3.39%) ISO 22301
4 3 (2.54%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.39%) vSphere
3 2 (1.69%) vCloud
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) KVM
4 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (10.17%) Puppet
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (9.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (9.32%) Nagios
4 5 (4.24%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.39%) OVSD
6 2 (1.69%) Ansible
6 2 (1.69%) vRealize
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.85%) SCOM
7 1 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 85 (72.03%) Cisco
2 17 (14.41%) VMware
3 9 (7.63%) EMC
3 9 (7.63%) Palo Alto
3 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.93%) Huawei
5 6 (5.08%) HP
5 6 (5.08%) Juniper
6 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.39%) Avaya
7 4 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.39%) F5
8 3 (2.54%) Splunk
9 2 (1.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) NetApp
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle
9 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.85%) SAP