Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 March 2019 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 59 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -36 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 40 27 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.71% 2.18% 6.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% 8.01% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 51
Reading median daily rate £350 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +6.52% +11.51%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £206
90th Percentile £456 £499 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £401 £400
% change year-on-year -15.11% +0.13% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Reading median hourly rate - £19.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% -34.80%
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.75 £15.80 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.98% +17.06% -52.42%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 370 337 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.08% 27.16% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 168 207
Reading median daily rate £463 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.78% +3.44% -5.88%
10th Percentile £256 £312 £210
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 17
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £15.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -71.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.25 £16.95
90th Percentile £63.75 £24.15 £57.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.03% -50.65%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Reading

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Reading

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Reading over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Reading

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 32 (80.00%) Cisco
2 24 (60.00%) CCNP
3 18 (45.00%) CCIE
4 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (35.00%) CCNA
6 13 (32.50%) VoIP
7 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 12 (30.00%) BGP
8 11 (27.50%) Juniper
8 11 (27.50%) LAN
9 10 (25.00%) MPLS
9 10 (25.00%) OSPF
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL
11 8 (20.00%) VPN
11 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 8 (20.00%) Network Security
11 8 (20.00%) Unified Communications
12 7 (17.50%) Firewall
12 7 (17.50%) Internet
12 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.00%) Migration
13 6 (15.00%) Huawei
13 6 (15.00%) Degree
13 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (12.50%) High Availability
14 5 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (12.50%) Meraki
14 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
14 5 (12.50%) Network Design
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) VoIP
2 12 (30.00%) BGP
2 12 (30.00%) WAN
3 11 (27.50%) LAN
4 10 (25.00%) MPLS
4 10 (25.00%) OSPF
5 8 (20.00%) Network Security
5 8 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 8 (20.00%) VPN
6 7 (17.50%) Firewall
6 7 (17.50%) Internet
6 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
8 4 (10.00%) LTE
8 4 (10.00%) WLAN
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (7.50%) NetScreen
9 3 (7.50%) QSIG
9 3 (7.50%) SCCP
General
1 16 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.50%) Billing
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Designer
4 3 (7.50%) IP Designer
4 3 (7.50%) IT Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IP Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) IP Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) IVR
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.00%) RIA
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 5 (12.50%) High Availability
3 5 (12.50%) Network Design
4 4 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.50%) BCP
5 3 (7.50%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (7.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (7.50%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.50%) WFM
6 2 (5.00%) Change Control
6 2 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
7 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.50%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.50%) Presales
7 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Server Building
7 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (60.00%) CCNP
2 18 (45.00%) CCIE
3 14 (35.00%) CCNA
4 6 (15.00%) Degree
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CWNA
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIA
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.00%) CCDA
7 2 (5.00%) CCVP
7 2 (5.00%) CISM
7 2 (5.00%) CISSP
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.00%) MCSE
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (5.00%) PMP
8 1 (2.50%) CCIP
8 1 (2.50%) CEH
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) ProxySG
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
3 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.00%) Huawei
5 5 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 5 (12.50%) Meraki
5 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.50%) Avaya
6 3 (7.50%) Nortel
7 2 (5.00%) Acme Packet
7 2 (5.00%) Aruba
7 2 (5.00%) BT
7 2 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle
7 2 (5.00%) Sonus
8 1 (2.50%) IronPort
8 1 (2.50%) Qualys
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL