Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 57 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 -24 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 17 30 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.15% 2.38% 5.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 9.49% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 51
Reading median daily rate £415 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.95% +50.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £331 £206 £228
90th Percentile £475 £549 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £470 £363
% change year-on-year -20.21% +29.66% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Reading median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +41.51% +17.78%
10th Percentile £48.75 £35.25 £23.75
90th Percentile £56.25 £39.75 £28.45
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £13.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +53.70% -49.06% +17.78%

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 349 316 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.64% 25.08% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 156 291
Reading median daily rate £421 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £221 £228 £228
90th Percentile £588 £600 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £408 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 16
Reading median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £23.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.69% +2.02%
10th Percentile £17.30 £15.00 £21.29
90th Percentile £61.50 £55.65 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.00 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +100.00% +8.00% -44.44%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (29.41%) WLAN
6 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
7 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (23.53%) Presales
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) CWNA
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 3 (17.65%) BGP
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 3 (17.65%) SMTP
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) CCIE
8 3 (17.65%) 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 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) WAN
2 7 (41.18%) Wireless
3 5 (29.41%) WLAN
4 4 (23.53%) SNMP
4 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (17.65%) BGP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (17.65%) MPLS
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) OSPF
5 3 (17.65%) SMTP
5 3 (17.65%) SSL
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
5 3 (17.65%) VoIP
5 3 (17.65%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IP Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Architect
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) User Experience
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Presales
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) System Testing
4 1 (5.88%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNP
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCIE
3 3 (17.65%) CWNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCDA
4 2 (11.76%) CCVP
4 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (5.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Ruckus Wireless
4 2 (11.76%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (11.76%) Aruba
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds