The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 187 143 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.04% 5.85% 7.11%
As % of the Vendors category 15.93% 11.51% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 63 61
Median daily rate £395 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +40.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
Cisco
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1174 1242 1230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.47% 50.78% 49.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 587 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 54 33
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £14.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Berkshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Berkshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +29 81 £423 +7.08% 9
Slough +7 18 £375 -9.09% 3
Bracknell -7 18 £315 -35.38% 3
Newbury +2 9 £438 +59.09% 1
Windsor +5 7 £500 - 2
Maidenhead -11 3 - - 3
Ascot - 2 £431 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 162 (44.38%) Firewall
2 158 (43.29%) Cisco Certification
3 115 (31.51%) CCNP
4 95 (26.03%) VMware
5 93 (25.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 84 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (22.47%) Telecoms
7 82 (22.47%) CheckPoint
8 74 (20.27%) Linux
9 73 (20.00%) MPLS
10 71 (19.45%) Juniper
10 71 (19.45%) Data Centre
11 70 (19.18%) CCNA
12 68 (18.63%) Windows
13 67 (18.36%) WAN
14 64 (17.53%) LAN
15 63 (17.26%) BGP
16 61 (16.71%) VPN
17 57 (15.62%) vSphere
18 55 (15.07%) Network Security
19 52 (14.25%) F5
19 52 (14.25%) ITIL
20 44 (12.05%) OSPF
21 43 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
22 42 (11.51%) Windows Server
23 41 (11.23%) NetApp
24 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
25 37 (10.14%) TCP/IP
26 36 (9.86%) Ethernet
26 36 (9.86%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.10%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) IaaS
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.37%) SaaS
2 4 (1.10%) PaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.82%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 162 (44.38%) Firewall
2 93 (25.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 84 (23.01%) Cisco ASA
4 73 (20.00%) MPLS
5 67 (18.36%) WAN
6 64 (17.53%) LAN
7 63 (17.26%) BGP
8 61 (16.71%) VPN
9 55 (15.07%) Network Security
10 44 (12.05%) OSPF
11 37 (10.14%) TCP/IP
12 36 (9.86%) Ethernet
13 34 (9.32%) Wireless
14 32 (8.77%) DNS
15 31 (8.49%) Internet
16 30 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
17 27 (7.40%) EIGRP
18 26 (7.12%) SAN
19 25 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
20 19 (5.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.55%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 82 (22.47%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.85%) Finance
3 9 (2.47%) Billing
4 5 (1.37%) Back Office
4 5 (1.37%) Retail
5 3 (0.82%) Legal
6 2 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Banking
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Military
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (33.15%) Network Engineer
2 51 (13.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 46 (12.60%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.59%) Security Engineer
5 30 (8.22%) Architect
5 30 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (8.22%) IP Engineer
6 25 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (5.48%) NetApp Engineer
8 19 (5.21%) Consultant
9 18 (4.93%) Designer
9 18 (4.93%) Network Security Engineer
10 17 (4.66%) Network Support
10 17 (4.66%) Network Support Engineer
11 16 (4.38%) IP Security Engineer
11 16 (4.38%) Network Architect
12 15 (4.11%) Analyst
12 15 (4.11%) Cisco Support
12 15 (4.11%) VMware Engineer
13 14 (3.84%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.82%) MSMQ
1 3 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (0.55%) CSS
2 2 (0.55%) VXML
2 2 (0.55%) XMPP
3 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.27%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.27%) HTML
3 1 (0.27%) HTML5
3 1 (0.27%) MAPI
3 1 (0.27%) Web Services
3 1 (0.27%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.45%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.22%) FlexPod
3 15 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 14 (3.84%) EMC VNX
5 10 (2.74%) e-Health
6 9 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.37%) Replication
11 4 (1.10%) IVR
11 4 (1.10%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.82%) Clustering
12 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 74 (20.27%) Linux
2 68 (18.63%) Windows
3 42 (11.51%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.40%) Data ONTAP
5 13 (3.56%) CentOS
6 9 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.37%) Unix
8 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.55%) AIX
10 2 (0.55%) Solaris
10 2 (0.55%) SUSE
10 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (14.25%) ITIL
2 31 (8.49%) Network Design
3 28 (7.67%) Migration
4 21 (5.75%) Load Balancing
4 21 (5.75%) Project Management
5 18 (4.93%) Change Management
5 18 (4.93%) Service Delivery
6 17 (4.66%) High Availability
7 16 (4.38%) Network Management
8 14 (3.84%) Network Architecture
9 13 (3.56%) CRM
10 12 (3.29%) DevOps
11 11 (3.01%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 11 (3.01%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 10 (2.74%) DDoS Mitigation
12 10 (2.74%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (2.47%) Presales
14 8 (2.19%) PRINCE2
14 8 (2.19%) Service Management
15 7 (1.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.75%) Python
2 10 (2.74%) Perl
2 10 (2.74%) Ruby
3 8 (2.19%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.10%) SQL
5 2 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.27%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 158 (43.29%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (31.51%) CCNP
3 70 (19.18%) CCNA
4 36 (9.86%) Security Cleared
5 35 (9.59%) CCIE
6 31 (8.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (7.67%) SC Cleared
8 22 (6.03%) CCSE
9 17 (4.66%) Degree
10 16 (4.38%) CCSA
10 16 (4.38%) NCDA
11 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (2.74%) MCSA
14 9 (2.47%) MCP
15 8 (2.19%) CISSP
15 8 (2.19%) DV Cleared
15 8 (2.19%) RHCE
15 8 (2.19%) RHCSA
16 7 (1.92%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.75%) SLA
2 11 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.10%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) GLP
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (15.62%) vSphere
2 43 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (4.93%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.56%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.29%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.64%) vCloud
7 6 (1.64%) XenApp
8 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.10%) NFS
10 3 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.82%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.27%) Ceph
12 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.03%) FortiGate
2 20 (5.48%) Puppet
3 19 (5.21%) Nagios
4 14 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (2.19%) OPNET
7 4 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.10%) WSUS
8 3 (0.82%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.82%) vRealize
9 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.55%) SCCM
9 2 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.55%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 95 (26.03%) VMware
2 82 (22.47%) CheckPoint
3 71 (19.45%) Juniper
4 52 (14.25%) F5
5 41 (11.23%) NetApp
6 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
7 29 (7.95%) EMC
8 27 (7.40%) Fortinet
9 26 (7.12%) IBM
10 23 (6.30%) HP
11 21 (5.75%) Citrix
12 20 (5.48%) Palo Alto
13 18 (4.93%) Red Hat
14 17 (4.66%) Blue Coat
15 16 (4.38%) Dell
16 13 (3.56%) Huawei
17 10 (2.74%) CA
17 10 (2.74%) Oracle
18 9 (2.47%) Nokia
18 9 (2.47%) SolarWinds
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