Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 66 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -42 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 37 26 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.34% 2.05% 6.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.16% 8.39% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 41
Reading median daily rate £375 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -19.35% +16.98%
10th Percentile £304 £274 £255
90th Percentile £442 £553 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £335 £400
% change year-on-year +11.94% -16.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Reading median hourly rate - £29.08 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.88% -32.78%
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.80 £29.75
% change year-on-year +39.22% -46.88% -31.05%

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 404 310 414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.55% 24.47% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 167 197
Reading median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £164 £263 £227
90th Percentile £575 £618 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Reading median hourly rate £46.25 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.42% -47.22% +16.50%
10th Percentile £30.50 £11.25 £19.63
90th Percentile £71.33 £39.75 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.50 £12.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year +112.00% -24.38% -46.50%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
4 16 (43.24%) VoIP
5 15 (40.54%) WAN
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
6 13 (35.14%) CCIE
7 12 (32.43%) ITIL
8 10 (27.03%) WLAN
8 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) Network Security
9 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
9 9 (24.32%) Firewall
9 9 (24.32%) BGP
9 9 (24.32%) OSPF
9 9 (24.32%) CCNA
10 8 (21.62%) VPN
10 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
10 8 (21.62%) Degree
10 8 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (18.92%) Network Architecture
11 7 (18.92%) Internet
11 7 (18.92%) MPLS
12 6 (16.22%) Avaya
12 6 (16.22%) Juniper
12 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
13 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
13 5 (13.51%) Huawei
13 5 (13.51%) BCP

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 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) VoIP
2 15 (40.54%) LAN
2 15 (40.54%) WAN
3 10 (27.03%) Network Security
3 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.03%) WLAN
4 9 (24.32%) BGP
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) OSPF
4 9 (24.32%) Unified Communications
5 8 (21.62%) VPN
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) MPLS
7 5 (13.51%) NetScreen
8 4 (10.81%) PBX
8 4 (10.81%) SMTP
8 4 (10.81%) SNMP
8 4 (10.81%) Wireless
9 3 (8.11%) DECT
9 3 (8.11%) FTP
General
1 19 (51.35%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
2 5 (13.51%) IT Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IP Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IP Architect
6 1 (2.70%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IP Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Mobile Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
4 3 (8.11%) User Experience
5 2 (5.41%) RIA
5 2 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) IVR
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Network Architecture
3 5 (13.51%) BCP
3 5 (13.51%) Creative Thinking
3 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.81%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (8.11%) Use Case
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.70%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) CCNP
2 13 (35.14%) CCIE
3 9 (24.32%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) CCDA
5 4 (10.81%) CCVP
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (8.11%) CWNA
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIP
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIS
6 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) CCDE
7 1 (2.70%) CCIE Security
7 1 (2.70%) CEH
7 1 (2.70%) CISA
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Cisco
2 8 (21.62%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) Avaya
3 6 (16.22%) Juniper
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Huawei
5 4 (10.81%) Meraki
5 4 (10.81%) Nortel
6 3 (8.11%) Acme Packet
6 3 (8.11%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Sonus
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 2 (5.41%) BT
7 2 (5.41%) Nokia
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec