Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 44 64
Rank change year-on-year -57 +20 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 69 169 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.68% 3.96% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.87% 15.78% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 88 76
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £269 £271 £204
90th Percentile £603 £525 £441
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £43.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.62% -31.05% +69.20%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.90 £25.65
90th Percentile £39.75 £37.20 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -43.33% +164.71%

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 877 1071 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.31% 25.09% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 523 624
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £226 £250 £241
90th Percentile £598 £575 £536
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -59.55% +62.63%
10th Percentile £11.70 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.60 £45.81 £47.88
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.95
% change year-on-year -24.44% +13.52% +76.18%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -41 26 £375 -1.64% 3
Slough +8 12 £325 +2.36%
Bracknell +2 6 £363 -7.94% 3
Newbury 0 3 - -
Maidenhead -9 3 £625 +56.25%
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (60.87%) Cisco
2 35 (50.72%) CCNP
3 27 (39.13%) CCNA
3 27 (39.13%) ITIL
3 27 (39.13%) Firewall
4 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
4 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
5 18 (26.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 18 (26.09%) CISM
5 18 (26.09%) CISSP
6 17 (24.64%) Degree
7 15 (21.74%) CCIE
7 15 (21.74%) CCSP
7 15 (21.74%) WAN
7 15 (21.74%) Public Cloud
8 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
8 14 (20.29%) Service Management
8 14 (20.29%) ITSM
8 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
8 14 (20.29%) COBIT
8 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (20.29%) eTOM
9 13 (18.84%) CESG
9 13 (18.84%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (18.84%) Service Design
10 12 (17.39%) Time Management
10 12 (17.39%) LAN
10 12 (17.39%) Star Schema
10 12 (17.39%) Juniper
10 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.84%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (7.25%) Office 365
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.35%) GitHub
5 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.45%) HP Helion
6 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) Firewall
2 15 (21.74%) WAN
3 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
4 12 (17.39%) LAN
5 11 (15.94%) MPLS
5 11 (15.94%) VPN
6 9 (13.04%) BGP
6 9 (13.04%) Wireless
7 8 (11.59%) DNS
7 8 (11.59%) Ethernet
8 7 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (10.14%) DHCP
8 7 (10.14%) Network Security
8 7 (10.14%) OSPF
9 6 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (8.70%) IPsec
9 6 (8.70%) SSL
10 5 (7.25%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.25%) Internet
11 4 (5.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) Star Schema
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Advertising
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) French Language
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Network Engineer
2 15 (21.74%) Security Specialist
3 11 (15.94%) Cloud Specialist
4 10 (14.49%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Network Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) CISSP Specialist
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Network Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) CISSP Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) IP Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Network Security Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.54%) Data Centre
2 15 (21.74%) Public Cloud
3 13 (18.84%) CESG
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
6 3 (4.35%) FMCG
7 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.90%) iPad
7 2 (2.90%) iPhone
7 2 (2.90%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) eTOM
2 14 (20.29%) ITSM
2 14 (20.29%) Service Management
3 13 (18.84%) Service Design
4 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (17.39%) Time Management
5 11 (15.94%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (11.59%) Network Design
7 7 (10.14%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) Information Security
8 6 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (5.80%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL V3
9 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (50.72%) CCNP
2 27 (39.13%) CCNA
3 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
4 18 (26.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 18 (26.09%) CISM
4 18 (26.09%) CISSP
5 17 (24.64%) Degree
6 15 (21.74%) CCIE
6 15 (21.74%) CCSP
7 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (7.25%) CCENT
8 5 (7.25%) MCSA
8 5 (7.25%) MCSE
8 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (5.80%) CCDA
9 4 (5.80%) JNCIP
10 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
10 3 (4.35%) CCIP
10 3 (4.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.29%) COBIT
1 14 (20.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.49%) ISO 22301
3 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.90%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) GDPR
5 1 (1.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.70%) vSphere
3 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) QRadar
2 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.90%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.45%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.45%) OVSD
3 1 (1.45%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.45%) SCOM
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Cisco
2 12 (17.39%) Juniper
3 10 (14.49%) VMware
4 7 (10.14%) F5
4 7 (10.14%) HP
5 5 (7.25%) Citrix
5 5 (7.25%) SolarWinds
6 4 (5.80%) BT
6 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) Arista
7 3 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.35%) Veeam
8 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) Dell
8 2 (2.90%) IBM
8 2 (2.90%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.45%) CA
9 1 (1.45%) CommVault