Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 58 25
Rank change year-on-year -10 -33 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 32 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.81% 2.55% 6.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.78% 10.32% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 47
Reading median daily rate £393 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +13.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £320 £283 £228
90th Percentile £466 £571 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +23.97% -26.74%
10th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £24.48
90th Percentile £56.25 £39.75 £35.43
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £25.59 £29.75
% change year-on-year -18.91% -13.98% -5.24%

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 334 310 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.26% 24.66% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 156 245
Reading median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +5.00% -4.08%
10th Percentile £161 £249 £222
90th Percentile £574 £619 £558
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 14
Reading median hourly rate £35.50 £23.75 £26.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.47% -9.18% -15.37%
10th Percentile £17.30 £15.00 £21.27
90th Percentile £63.63 £48.15 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +28.00% -59.55%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 13 (50.00%) VoIP
3 13 (50.00%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) LAN
5 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
6 10 (38.46%) Network Security
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 8 (30.77%) WLAN
8 8 (30.77%) CCIE
8 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
9 7 (26.92%) CCNA
10 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
10 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
11 5 (19.23%) Wireless
12 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 4 (15.38%) MPLS
12 4 (15.38%) Avaya
12 4 (15.38%) Juniper
12 4 (15.38%) BCP
12 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 4 (15.38%) SNMP
12 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
12 4 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
13 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) VoIP
1 13 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (46.15%) LAN
3 10 (38.46%) Network Security
4 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) WLAN
5 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
6 5 (19.23%) Wireless
7 4 (15.38%) MPLS
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) NetScreen
8 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) SMTP
8 3 (11.54%) SSL
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
9 2 (7.69%) FTP
9 2 (7.69%) Internet
9 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) IT Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Senior IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Design Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 4 (15.38%) BCP
3 4 (15.38%) Creative Thinking
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 3 (11.54%) High Availability
4 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Design
6 1 (3.85%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Server Management
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CCNP
2 8 (30.77%) CCIE
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CCDA
6 2 (7.69%) CCVP
7 1 (3.85%) CCDE
7 1 (3.85%) CCDP
7 1 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (3.85%) CCSE
7 1 (3.85%) CEH
7 1 (3.85%) CISA
7 1 (3.85%) CISM
7 1 (3.85%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) HNC
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Avaya
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Acme Packet
4 3 (11.54%) Meraki
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) Sonus
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Nortel
6 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Aruba
6 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec