Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -26 +2 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 58 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.03% 4.36% 4.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 16.11% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 46 65
Reading median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £358 £206 £213
90th Percentile £488 £538 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £393 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -7.65% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Reading median hourly rate £20.66 £18.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.65% -32.73% +22.22%
10th Percentile £17.12 £18.25 £25.85
90th Percentile £49.63 £18.75 £29.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £15.84 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.30% -42.40% +22.22%

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 344 360 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.86% 27.07% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 182 342
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £221 £241
90th Percentile £600 £575 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 23
Reading median hourly rate £24.33 £29.75 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.23% -46.44% +157.77%
10th Percentile £13.80 £15.00 £21.33
90th Percentile £61.50 £57.50 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -30.39%

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 27 May 2018.

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

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Reading over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) CCIE
5 8 (29.63%) Juniper
5 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) CCNA
7 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
7 6 (22.22%) Presales
8 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
8 5 (18.52%) PPP
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) MPLS
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) Network Management
9 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) ADSL
10 3 (11.11%) Escalation Management
10 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
10 3 (11.11%) Meraki
10 3 (11.11%) People Management
10 3 (11.11%) OpenScape
10 3 (11.11%) Runbook
10 3 (11.11%) SNMP
10 3 (11.11%) Change Management

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 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.41%) IIS
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (25.93%) Wireless
4 6 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 5 (18.52%) MPLS
5 5 (18.52%) PPP
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) ADSL
6 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (11.11%) OpenScape
7 3 (11.11%) SNMP
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (7.41%) IPsec
8 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
8 2 (7.41%) WLAN
General
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Network Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Core Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) IP Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
1 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Presales
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Change Management
4 3 (11.11%) Escalation Management
4 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Network Design
4 3 (11.11%) People Management
4 3 (11.11%) Runbook
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) CCNP
2 9 (33.33%) CCIE
3 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
5 3 (11.11%) CWNA
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CCIE Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) CCSE
6 2 (7.41%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIP
6 2 (7.41%) MCSA
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.70%) CCSA
7 1 (3.70%) HNC
7 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Snort
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Juniper
3 5 (18.52%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) Meraki
4 3 (11.11%) Ruckus Wireless
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (7.41%) AirMagnet
5 2 (7.41%) Aruba
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.70%) Huawei
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Sybase