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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 19 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 +26  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 20 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.45% 6.32% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% 19.29% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 8
Median daily rate £425 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £473 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £346
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +75.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 150 280 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 25.91% 32.79% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 163 106
Median daily rate £450 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 23
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 June 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 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 37 (80.43%) CCNP
3 22 (47.83%) CCNA
4 19 (41.30%) CCIE
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
5 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
6 15 (32.61%) Migration
7 13 (28.26%) BGP
7 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.09%) Network Design
8 12 (26.09%) Unified Communications
9 11 (23.91%) CCIP
10 10 (21.74%) VPN
10 10 (21.74%) OSPF
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco UCCX
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco UCCE
11 9 (19.57%) Wireless
11 9 (19.57%) WAN
12 8 (17.39%) LAN
12 8 (17.39%) VoIP
12 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.39%) MPLS
13 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (15.22%) ITIL
13 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.04%) Huawei
14 6 (13.04%) Marketing
14 6 (13.04%) IPv6

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 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Firewall
2 13 (28.26%) BGP
2 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
3 12 (26.09%) Unified Communications
4 10 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (21.74%) OSPF
4 10 (21.74%) VPN
5 9 (19.57%) WAN
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) LAN
6 8 (17.39%) MPLS
6 8 (17.39%) VoIP
7 6 (13.04%) IPv6
7 6 (13.04%) Multicast
8 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.87%) ICMP
9 4 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (6.52%) 3G
10 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MS Access
General
1 18 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) IP Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Support
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (10.87%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.35%) IVR
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Migration
2 12 (26.09%) Network Design
3 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Presales
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (8.70%) Adaptive Security
7 4 (8.70%) ITSM
7 4 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Validation
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Perl
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (80.43%) CCNP
2 22 (47.83%) CCNA
3 19 (41.30%) CCIE
4 11 (23.91%) CCIP
5 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) HNC
7 3 (6.52%) HND
8 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (2.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.17%) CCENT
9 1 (2.17%) CCVP
9 1 (2.17%) CISM
9 1 (2.17%) CISSP
9 1 (2.17%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (8.70%) OVSD
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Cisco
2 6 (13.04%) HP
2 6 (13.04%) Huawei
3 5 (10.87%) F5
3 5 (10.87%) Juniper
3 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
4 2 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (2.17%) Aruba
5 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
5 1 (2.17%) Ensim
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Nortel
5 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.17%) VMware