Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 43 51
Rank change year-on-year -40 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 90 145 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.29% 3.83% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.32% 14.71% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 101 116
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.65% +21.43% -
10th Percentile £305 £275 £225
90th Percentile £588 £588 £456
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.84 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.30% -42.40% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.63 £25.85
90th Percentile £43.02 £26.63 £29.00
South East median hourly rate £42.96 £19.90 £27.94
% change year-on-year +115.88% -28.77% +24.17%

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 795 986 1,337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.19% 26.06% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 427 681
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £247 £250
90th Percentile £581 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 85 59
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -21.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £7.67
90th Percentile £49.00 £53.75 £60.00
South East median hourly rate £28.63 £21.00 £32.88
% change year-on-year +36.31% -36.12% +46.11%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bracknell +3 28 £298 -0.67% 4
Reading -31 27 £415 +3.75% 5
Slough 0 9 £475 - 3
Newbury -9 8 £381 +79.41% 3
Maidenhead -5 1 £625 +22.13% 2
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 67 (74.44%) Cisco
2 59 (65.56%) CCNP
3 40 (44.44%) Firewall
4 37 (41.11%) CCIE
5 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 22 (24.44%) CCNA
8 20 (22.22%) Network Management
9 17 (18.89%) Cisco ISE
9 17 (18.89%) Juniper
9 17 (18.89%) LAN
9 17 (18.89%) WAN
9 17 (18.89%) Wireless
10 16 (17.78%) SolarWinds
11 15 (16.67%) Ethernet
12 14 (15.56%) MPLS
13 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
14 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
14 12 (13.33%) SCOM
14 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared
15 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.11%) Network Security
15 10 (11.11%) Presales
15 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (10.00%) BGP
17 8 (8.89%) OSPF
17 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (8.89%) IPsec
17 8 (8.89%) Migration
17 8 (8.89%) ITIL

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 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.22%) IIS
1 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 40 (44.44%) Firewall
2 17 (18.89%) Cisco ISE
2 17 (18.89%) LAN
2 17 (18.89%) WAN
2 17 (18.89%) Wireless
3 15 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 14 (15.56%) MPLS
5 10 (11.11%) Network Security
6 9 (10.00%) BGP
7 8 (8.89%) IPsec
7 8 (8.89%) OSPF
7 8 (8.89%) SNMP
7 8 (8.89%) Unified Communications
7 8 (8.89%) VPN
7 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (7.78%) Internet
9 6 (6.67%) ADSL
9 6 (6.67%) SSL
9 6 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Brand Awareness
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Architect
3 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) Consultant
4 13 (14.44%) Network Architect
4 13 (14.44%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Network Systems Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Wireless Architect
10 5 (5.56%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) Core Network Architect
11 4 (4.44%) IP Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Security Architect
11 4 (4.44%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) SCADA
4 2 (2.22%) CESG
4 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) IVR
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Unix
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Network Management
2 10 (11.11%) Presales
2 10 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (8.89%) ITIL
3 8 (8.89%) Migration
4 6 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.56%) Due Diligence
5 5 (5.56%) Network Design
5 5 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.44%) Change Management
6 4 (4.44%) Information Security
6 4 (4.44%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.33%) People Management
7 3 (3.33%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (65.56%) CCNP
2 37 (41.11%) CCIE
3 30 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 24 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 22 (24.44%) CCNA
6 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared
7 8 (8.89%) CCDP
7 8 (8.89%) CISSP
8 7 (7.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (5.56%) CISM
10 4 (4.44%) CCSP
10 4 (4.44%) Degree
10 4 (4.44%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.33%) CCDA
11 3 (3.33%) CCSE
11 3 (3.33%) CWNA
11 3 (3.33%) MCSE
11 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) COBIT
1 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) Firmware
2 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) Snort
3 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) SCOM
2 6 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (74.44%) Cisco
2 17 (18.89%) Juniper
3 16 (17.78%) SolarWinds
4 8 (8.89%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.67%) HP
5 6 (6.67%) Meraki
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (4.44%) VMware
8 3 (3.33%) Aruba
8 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
9 2 (2.22%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.22%) AirMagnet
9 2 (2.22%) Avaya
9 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 2 (2.22%) F5
9 2 (2.22%) Tandberg
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle
10 1 (1.11%) Sybase