Period
to 18 February 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 18 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 19 56
Rank change year-on-year -44 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 28 96 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.33% 6.70% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.27% 22.22% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 37
Reading median daily rate £385 £394 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +14.13% +2.99%
10th Percentile £277 £238 £197
90th Percentile £495 £500 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £343
% change year-on-year +3.19% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Reading median hourly rate £19.38 £27.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% -39.44% -23.73%
10th Percentile £16.99 £19.98 £30.65
90th Percentile £22.79 £34.73 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.80 £18.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -14.58% -58.89% -23.73%

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 302 432 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.12% 30.15% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 217 294
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.21% +6.84%
10th Percentile £282 £220 £250
90th Percentile £600 £550 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.31% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 58
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £47.89 £37.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.68% +29.12% +90.21%
10th Percentile £11.25 £18.40 £21.55
90th Percentile £24.15 £57.50 £60.90
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.60 £17.06 £30.90
% change year-on-year -26.14% -44.79% +58.46%

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 18 February 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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 15 (53.57%) CCIE
4 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 12 (42.86%) Juniper
6 10 (35.71%) MPLS
7 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
8 8 (28.57%) CCNA
9 7 (25.00%) HP
9 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
9 7 (25.00%) Network Design
10 6 (21.43%) JNCIE
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (17.86%) PPP
11 5 (17.86%) Wireless
12 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (14.29%) IPsec
12 4 (14.29%) WAN
12 4 (14.29%) ADSL
12 4 (14.29%) BGP
12 4 (14.29%) Network Management
13 3 (10.71%) OpenScape
13 3 (10.71%) Escalation Management
13 3 (10.71%) Meraki
13 3 (10.71%) People Management
13 3 (10.71%) Runbook
13 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (10.71%) OpenView
13 3 (10.71%) OSPF

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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) MPLS
3 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (17.86%) PPP
4 5 (17.86%) Wireless
5 4 (14.29%) ADSL
5 4 (14.29%) BGP
5 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 4 (14.29%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) OpenScape
6 3 (10.71%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) IP Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Core Network Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Wireless Network Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IP Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Network Design
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Network Management
4 3 (10.71%) Escalation Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) People Management
4 3 (10.71%) Runbook
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Presales
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Economics
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) SWOT Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) CCNP
2 15 (53.57%) CCIE
3 8 (28.57%) CCNA
4 6 (21.43%) JNCIE
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
6 2 (7.14%) CCIE Wireless
6 2 (7.14%) CCIP
6 2 (7.14%) CCSE
6 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 2 (7.14%) MCSA
6 2 (7.14%) MCSE
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.57%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.57%) CRISC
7 1 (3.57%) HNC
7 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) GDPR
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (10.71%) OpenView
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Juniper
3 7 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Meraki
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) AirMagnet
5 2 (7.14%) Arista
5 2 (7.14%) BT
5 2 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Huawei
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) Radware
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.57%) Sybase