Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 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
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 98 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -49
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 59 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.92% 1.94% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.37% 9.09% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 38
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £310 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -24.89% +3.19%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £270
90th Percentile £500 £480 £638
South East median daily rate £411 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.81% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £15.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +39.22% -14.58%
10th Percentile £14.54 £21.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £19.88 £23.00 £22.03
South East median hourly rate £19.75 £33.40 £23.17
% change year-on-year -40.87% +44.14% +7.78%

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 705 902 873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.95% 21.37% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 375 397
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +7.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £185 £231 £256
90th Percentile £575 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £438 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +1.74% +1.18% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.25 £16.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.88% +32.00% -26.73%
10th Percentile £15.88 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.13 £41.10
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.69
% change year-on-year +4.79% +30.01% +0.75%

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 22 February 2020.

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 22 February 2020. 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 -10 23 £255 -25.00% 5
Newbury +2 11 £500 +122.22%
Slough +5 7 £425 +21.43% 1
Bracknell +26 5 £338 +42.11%
Maidenhead +6 3 £400 +77.78% 1
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 35 (59.32%) CCNP
3 33 (55.93%) CCNA
4 25 (42.37%) Firewall
5 20 (33.90%) Juniper
6 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
6 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
7 17 (28.81%) MPLS
7 17 (28.81%) WAN
8 16 (27.12%) BGP
9 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
10 14 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (23.73%) OSPF
10 14 (23.73%) Migration
10 14 (23.73%) VPN
11 13 (22.03%) LAN
12 12 (20.34%) Huawei
13 11 (18.64%) Network Security
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (18.64%) CCIE
13 11 (18.64%) Nokia
13 11 (18.64%) Change Management
14 10 (16.95%) CCIP
14 10 (16.95%) DNS
15 9 (15.25%) F5
15 9 (15.25%) Fortinet
15 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
15 9 (15.25%) Network Design
16 8 (13.56%) Radio Access Network
16 8 (13.56%) Network 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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Azure
2 3 (5.08%) AWS
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) Firewall
2 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
3 17 (28.81%) MPLS
3 17 (28.81%) WAN
4 16 (27.12%) BGP
5 14 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (23.73%) OSPF
5 14 (23.73%) VPN
6 13 (22.03%) LAN
7 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (18.64%) Network Security
8 10 (16.95%) DNS
9 8 (13.56%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (13.56%) SNMP
10 7 (11.86%) Ethernet
10 7 (11.86%) VoIP
10 7 (11.86%) Wireless
11 6 (10.17%) Internet
11 6 (10.17%) IPv6
12 5 (8.47%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) IP Engineer
2 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) IP Network Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Network Support
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) IP Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.08%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (3.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Handset
3 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.69%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) Migration
2 11 (18.64%) Change Management
3 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.25%) Network Design
4 8 (13.56%) Network Management
4 8 (13.56%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) High Availability
7 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (6.78%) Network Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.78%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) Communications Security
9 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (5.08%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) Perl
1 4 (6.78%) PHP
1 4 (6.78%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (59.32%) CCNP
2 33 (55.93%) CCNA
3 11 (18.64%) CCIE
4 10 (16.95%) CCIP
5 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (10.17%) Degree
7 4 (6.78%) HNC
7 4 (6.78%) HND
7 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
8 3 (5.08%) CCDP
8 3 (5.08%) CCIE Service Provider
8 3 (5.08%) CISSP
8 3 (5.08%) Master's Degree
8 3 (5.08%) MCP
9 2 (3.39%) CCDA
9 2 (3.39%) CCSA
9 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) QA
4 1 (1.69%) GDPR
4 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) vSphere
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.69%) QRadar
2 1 (1.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) Juniper
3 12 (20.34%) Huawei
4 11 (18.64%) Nokia
5 9 (15.25%) F5
5 9 (15.25%) Fortinet
6 7 (11.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) Citrix
7 5 (8.47%) VMware
8 4 (6.78%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.08%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (5.08%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.08%) Meraki
9 3 (5.08%) Remedy
10 2 (3.39%) Aruba
10 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.39%) Nokia Networks
10 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.39%) Zscaler