Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 39 64
Rank change year-on-year -48 +25 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 84 171 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.11% 4.29% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.84% 16.35% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 90
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +16.79% -2.14%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £210
90th Percentile £638 £575 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.80 £18.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.58% -58.89% -23.73%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.60 £30.65
90th Percentile £22.03 £37.10 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £23.17 £21.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +7.78% -49.71% +114.72%

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 854 1,046 1,269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.43% 26.25% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 501 627
Berkshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% - -
10th Percentile £252 £220 £248
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 62 98
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £17.06 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.14% -44.79% +58.46%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £7.59
90th Percentile £40.90 £55.65 £55.65
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.74% -27.86% +100.00%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -40 28 £385 -3.75% 14
Bracknell +3 21 £298 -6.51% 8
Slough +2 10 £400 +33.44% 5
Newbury -12 6 - - 1
Maidenhead -1 3 £625 +67.34% 2
Cisco Certification
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 53 (63.10%) Cisco
2 43 (51.19%) CCNP
3 34 (40.48%) CCIE
4 33 (39.29%) Firewall
5 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
6 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 17 (20.24%) ITIL
8 16 (19.05%) CCNA
8 16 (19.05%) Juniper
8 16 (19.05%) CISSP
8 16 (19.05%) MPLS
8 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 16 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 15 (17.86%) CISM
10 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (16.67%) Network Management
11 13 (15.48%) Degree
11 13 (15.48%) SolarWinds
11 13 (15.48%) CCSP
12 12 (14.29%) Ethernet
12 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (14.29%) Public Cloud
13 11 (13.10%) eTOM
13 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (13.10%) COBIT
13 11 (13.10%) Time Management
13 11 (13.10%) CESG
13 11 (13.10%) ITSM
13 11 (13.10%) Service 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 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.38%) IIS
1 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 33 (39.29%) Firewall
2 16 (19.05%) MPLS
3 12 (14.29%) Ethernet
4 11 (13.10%) LAN
4 11 (13.10%) WAN
5 9 (10.71%) BGP
6 8 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (9.52%) Network Security
7 7 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (8.33%) IPsec
7 7 (8.33%) OSPF
7 7 (8.33%) Wireless
8 6 (7.14%) ADSL
8 6 (7.14%) EIGRP
8 6 (7.14%) SSL
8 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.14%) VPN
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (5.95%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (5.95%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) French Language
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Architect
3 13 (15.48%) Security Specialist
4 12 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (9.52%) Cloud Specialist
7 8 (9.52%) Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) CISSP Specialist
8 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
8 7 (8.33%) IP Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Security Architect
10 5 (5.95%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Core Network Architect
11 4 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Network Specialist
11 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 11 (13.10%) CESG
4 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.57%) FMCG
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) ITIL
2 14 (16.67%) Network Management
2 14 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (13.10%) eTOM
3 11 (13.10%) ITSM
3 11 (13.10%) Service Design
3 11 (13.10%) Service Management
3 11 (13.10%) Time Management
4 10 (11.90%) Network Design
5 5 (5.95%) Information Security
5 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.57%) Project Management
7 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (51.19%) CCNP
2 34 (40.48%) CCIE
3 29 (34.52%) Security Cleared
4 18 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 16 (19.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 16 (19.05%) CCNA
5 16 (19.05%) CISSP
6 15 (17.86%) CISM
7 13 (15.48%) CCSP
7 13 (15.48%) Degree
8 6 (7.14%) JNCIE
9 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.76%) CCDP
10 4 (4.76%) MCSE
10 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (3.57%) CCSE
11 3 (3.57%) HNC
11 3 (3.57%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.38%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.10%) COBIT
3 8 (9.52%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.19%) GDPR
4 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.57%) OpenView
2 3 (3.57%) QRadar
3 2 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.19%) Ansible
4 1 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.19%) PowerCLI
4 1 (1.19%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (63.10%) Cisco
2 16 (19.05%) Juniper
3 13 (15.48%) SolarWinds
4 10 (11.90%) HP
5 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.14%) Citrix
6 6 (7.14%) F5
6 6 (7.14%) VMware
7 4 (4.76%) BT
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.57%) Arista
8 3 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (3.57%) Meraki
9 2 (2.38%) AirMagnet
9 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.19%) Huawei
10 1 (1.19%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (1.19%) Veeam
10 1 (1.19%) Wonderware