Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 98 44
Rank change year-on-year 0 -54 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 79 71 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.91% 1.73% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.66% 7.89% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 92
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £338 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -13.74% +30.42%
10th Percentile £248 £269 £230
90th Percentile £468 £585 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £18.18 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.51% -38.89% -27.95%
10th Percentile £13.90 £12.75 £15.90
90th Percentile £22.90 £39.75 £37.20
South East median hourly rate £21.00 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year -18.26% +0.75% -40.90%

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 818 900 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.80% 21.95% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 417 550
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.13% -
10th Percentile £212 £225 £247
90th Percentile £550 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.96% +8.00% -59.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.40 £38.15 £44.55
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.41 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.45% -7.62% -5.17%

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 14 November 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
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 14 November 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 -3 31 £375 - 10
Bracknell +2 13 £251 -30.69% 4
Slough -10 10 £310 -4.62% 1
Newbury -2 7 £400 -
Maidenhead +5 5 £593 -5.20% 3
Windsor - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 65 (82.28%) Cisco
2 50 (63.29%) CCNP
3 33 (41.77%) Telecoms
4 29 (36.71%) Firewall
5 27 (34.18%) LAN
5 27 (34.18%) WAN
6 26 (32.91%) CCNA
7 23 (29.11%) CCIE
8 21 (26.58%) Juniper
9 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
10 19 (24.05%) VPN
10 19 (24.05%) MPLS
10 19 (24.05%) BGP
11 17 (21.52%) OSPF
12 16 (20.25%) VoIP
12 16 (20.25%) ITIL
12 16 (20.25%) Network Security
13 15 (18.99%) Wireless
14 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
14 14 (17.72%) Internet
14 14 (17.72%) WLAN
15 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
16 12 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (15.19%) Network Design
16 12 (15.19%) Unix
17 10 (12.66%) Degree
17 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
17 10 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
18 9 (11.39%) Meraki
18 9 (11.39%) VMware

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 8 (10.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (36.71%) Firewall
2 27 (34.18%) LAN
2 27 (34.18%) WAN
3 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
4 19 (24.05%) BGP
4 19 (24.05%) MPLS
4 19 (24.05%) VPN
5 17 (21.52%) OSPF
6 16 (20.25%) Network Security
6 16 (20.25%) VoIP
7 15 (18.99%) Wireless
8 14 (17.72%) Internet
8 14 (17.72%) WLAN
9 12 (15.19%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (11.39%) DNS
11 8 (10.13%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (10.13%) EIGRP
11 8 (10.13%) Unified Communications
12 7 (8.86%) SNMP
12 7 (8.86%) SSL
General
1 33 (41.77%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.06%) Mandarin Language
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Finance
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.92%) Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (8.86%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco Network Architect
5 5 (6.33%) IT Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Senior IT Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Network Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Network Design Architect
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) IP Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Ajax
1 2 (2.53%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (1.27%) WAP
2 1 (1.27%) WML
2 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.59%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.06%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (3.80%) User Experience
7 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.27%) PKI
8 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.27%) RIA
8 1 (1.27%) SCADA
8 1 (1.27%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Unix
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) Solaris
4 5 (6.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 12 (15.19%) Network Design
3 7 (8.86%) Load Balancing
3 7 (8.86%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) Network Architecture
3 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (7.59%) Project Management
5 5 (6.33%) BCP
5 5 (6.33%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (6.33%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.06%) Change Management
6 4 (5.06%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (5.06%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.06%) High Availability
6 4 (5.06%) Runbook
7 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.80%) Network Management
7 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.80%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) Python
2 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
2 4 (5.06%) C
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.53%) Korn
3 2 (2.53%) Perl
3 2 (2.53%) PHP
3 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 50 (63.29%) CCNP
2 26 (32.91%) CCNA
3 23 (29.11%) CCIE
4 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.66%) Degree
5 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.86%) CCDP
7 6 (7.59%) JNCIS
8 4 (5.06%) BC Cleared
8 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (5.06%) CCDA
8 4 (5.06%) CCVP
8 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.80%) CCIP
9 3 (3.80%) MCSE
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.53%) CISM
10 2 (2.53%) CISSP
10 2 (2.53%) CWNA
10 2 (2.53%) CWSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 65 (82.28%) Cisco
2 21 (26.58%) Juniper
3 14 (17.72%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.39%) Meraki
4 9 (11.39%) VMware
5 8 (10.13%) F5
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.86%) Nortel
7 6 (7.59%) Avaya
8 5 (6.33%) Dell
8 5 (6.33%) Huawei
8 5 (6.33%) Nokia
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle
8 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.06%) Ericsson
9 4 (5.06%) NetApp
10 3 (3.80%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (3.80%) BT
10 3 (3.80%) Crossbeam
10 3 (3.80%) Sun