Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 23 61
Rank change year-on-year -41 +38 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 98 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.04% 6.66% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.50% 23.17% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 19
Reading median daily rate £375 £381 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +41.20% -23.94%
10th Percentile £270 £228 £173
90th Percentile £577 £506 £464
Berkshire median daily rate £338 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £30.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.97% -32.78% -23.73%
10th Percentile £35.25 £24.48 £38.17
90th Percentile £39.75 £35.43 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £43.15
% change year-on-year -54.62% -31.05% +69.20%

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 306 423 543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 24.00% 28.74% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 205 275
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £257
90th Percentile £600 £570 £545
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 63
Reading median hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.39% +16.50% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £19.63 £21.55
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £54.94
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -4.00% -59.55% +62.63%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (42.31%) CCIE
4 11 (42.31%) CCNA
5 10 (38.46%) ITIL
6 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
7 7 (26.92%) Juniper
7 7 (26.92%) Network Design
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) MPLS
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
10 4 (15.38%) VMware
10 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
10 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
10 4 (15.38%) LAN
11 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
11 3 (11.54%) IIS
11 3 (11.54%) Linux
11 3 (11.54%) MCSE
11 3 (11.54%) MCSA
11 3 (11.54%) VPN
11 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
11 3 (11.54%) SSL

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) HP Helion
3 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) WAN
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (19.23%) MPLS
3 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
4 4 (15.38%) Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
5 3 (11.54%) IPsec
5 3 (11.54%) NAS
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 3 (11.54%) SSL
5 3 (11.54%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) DWDM
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security
6 2 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) IT Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IP Architect
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) FMCG
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
4 3 (11.54%) Proactive Management
5 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Compliance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) SABSA
6 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNP
2 11 (42.31%) CCIE
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) JNCIP
4 3 (11.54%) CCENT
4 3 (11.54%) CCIP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.69%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (7.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (7.69%) CISM
5 2 (7.69%) CISSP
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
5 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GDPR
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Ansible
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) CSIRT
1 1 (3.85%) OVSD
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
1 1 (3.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Arista
5 2 (7.69%) BT
5 2 (7.69%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Ensim
6 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Radware
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds