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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 162 177 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.31% 7.07% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 12.21% 15.27% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 35
Average daily rate
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£385 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £215 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £487 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.36% +30.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.40 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.75 £41.20 £35.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 47 £374 -6.56% 25
Slough +13 28 £338 -3.57% 10
Bracknell -10 15 £488 +100.00% 1
Maidenhead +13 13 £380 - 3
Newbury -2 5 - - 3
Wokingham +3 1 - -
Windsor -4 1 - - 3
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 145 (41.55%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (38.68%) Firewall
3 98 (28.08%) CCNP
4 97 (27.79%) CheckPoint
5 92 (26.36%) Telecoms
6 84 (24.07%) LAN
7 73 (20.92%) MPLS
8 72 (20.63%) VPN
9 70 (20.06%) WAN
10 67 (19.20%) Juniper
11 64 (18.34%) BGP
11 64 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
12 62 (17.77%) Windows
13 58 (16.62%) CCNA
13 58 (16.62%) VMware
14 55 (15.76%) Data Centre
15 52 (14.90%) OSPF
16 50 (14.33%) CCIE
17 49 (14.04%) Security Cleared
17 49 (14.04%) F5
18 46 (13.18%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (12.61%) VoIP
20 41 (11.75%) Network Design
20 41 (11.75%) Network Security
21 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
21 40 (11.46%) Project Management
22 39 (11.17%) Active Directory
23 38 (10.89%) DNS
24 37 (10.60%) SC Cleared
25 34 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (7.74%) Lync
2 8 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.01%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.29%) IIS
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (6.30%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.87%) MS Office
4 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) SAP CCM
1 2 (0.57%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.43%) PaaS
1 5 (1.43%) Office 365
2 4 (1.15%) IaaS
2 4 (1.15%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.15%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.29%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 135 (38.68%) Firewall
2 84 (24.07%) LAN
3 73 (20.92%) MPLS
4 72 (20.63%) VPN
5 70 (20.06%) WAN
6 64 (18.34%) BGP
6 64 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (14.90%) OSPF
8 46 (13.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (12.61%) VoIP
10 41 (11.75%) Network Security
11 38 (10.89%) DNS
12 33 (9.46%) Unified Communications
13 30 (8.60%) TCP/IP
14 28 (8.02%) HTTP
14 28 (8.02%) Cisco ICM
15 26 (7.45%) VLAN
16 24 (6.88%) SMTP
17 21 (6.02%) Internet
18 20 (5.73%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.29%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) DB2
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 92 (26.36%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.58%) Finance
3 8 (2.29%) Back Office
3 8 (2.29%) Retail
4 6 (1.72%) Billing
5 5 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (0.86%) Legal
6 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (26.65%) Network Engineer
2 50 (14.33%) Architect
3 36 (10.32%) IP Engineer
4 32 (9.17%) Consultant
5 30 (8.60%) Cisco Engineer
6 24 (6.88%) Project Manager
7 21 (6.02%) Design Engineer
8 17 (4.87%) Security Engineer
8 17 (4.87%) Analyst
9 16 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.30%) Infrastructure Architect
10 15 (4.30%) Network Architect
11 14 (4.01%) Support Engineer
12 13 (3.72%) IP Network Engineer
12 13 (3.72%) Voice Engineer
13 12 (3.44%) Senior Network Engineer
14 11 (3.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (3.15%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.15%) Cisco Voice Engineer
15 10 (2.87%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.01%) XMPP
2 4 (1.15%) CSS
2 4 (1.15%) VXML
3 3 (0.86%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.57%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.57%) REST
4 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.29%) SOAP
5 1 (0.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
5 1 (0.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.76%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.43%) Clustering
4 5 (1.43%) IVR
4 5 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.15%) EMC VNX
5 4 (1.15%) FlexPod
5 4 (1.15%) User Experience
5 4 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (0.86%) CLARiiON
6 3 (0.86%) PKI
6 3 (0.86%) Social Media
7 2 (0.57%) EqualLogic
7 2 (0.57%) IPTV
7 2 (0.57%) Replication
7 2 (0.57%) Celerra
8 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.29%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 62 (17.77%) Windows
2 29 (8.31%) Linux
3 24 (6.88%) Windows 7
4 13 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.58%) UNIX
7 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.15%) Solaris
8 4 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.29%) VMS
10 1 (0.29%) SUSE
10 1 (0.29%) HPUX
10 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (11.75%) Network Design
2 40 (11.46%) Project Management
3 30 (8.60%) ITIL
4 27 (7.74%) Migration
5 23 (6.59%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.02%) Load Balancing
7 14 (4.01%) Validation
8 12 (3.44%) CRM
9 11 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (3.15%) Project Planning
10 9 (2.58%) Service Management
10 9 (2.58%) Test Planning
11 8 (2.29%) Change Management
11 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.01%) Cisco ICM Scripting
12 7 (2.01%) Capacity Management
12 7 (2.01%) Test Strategy
13 6 (1.72%) Change Control
13 6 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (1.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.29%) SQL
2 6 (1.72%) C
3 3 (0.86%) Java
3 3 (0.86%) Python
3 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.57%) Tcl
4 2 (0.57%) VBScript
5 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.29%) Perl
5 1 (0.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 145 (41.55%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (28.08%) CCNP
3 58 (16.62%) CCNA
4 50 (14.33%) CCIE
5 49 (14.04%) Security Cleared
6 37 (10.60%) SC Cleared
7 21 (6.02%) Degree
8 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (3.72%) CCDP
9 13 (3.72%) CCSE
10 12 (3.44%) CCVP
11 10 (2.87%) CCSA
12 9 (2.58%) MCITP
13 8 (2.29%) JNCIS
13 8 (2.29%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.29%) MCSE
13 8 (2.29%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.01%) CISSP
15 6 (1.72%) MCSA
15 6 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.44%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 34 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.29%) vSphere
3 8 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.72%) XenServer
4 6 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.15%) XenApp
6 3 (0.86%) Samba
6 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.57%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.29%) Firmware
8 1 (0.29%) SRDF
8 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.29%) vCloud
8 1 (0.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (8.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (7.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 20 (5.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (2.87%) FortiGate
5 9 (2.58%) SCCM
6 8 (2.29%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (1.72%) SCOM
8 4 (1.15%) Cacti
8 4 (1.15%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.15%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.86%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.86%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.86%) OpenView
9 3 (0.86%) WSUS
10 2 (0.57%) Nagios
10 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.29%) Nessus
11 1 (0.29%) Netcool
11 1 (0.29%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 97 (27.79%) CheckPoint
2 67 (19.20%) Juniper
3 58 (16.62%) VMware
4 49 (14.04%) F5
5 40 (11.46%) Microsoft
6 25 (7.16%) HP
7 17 (4.87%) NetApp
8 16 (4.58%) Citrix
9 10 (2.87%) EMC
9 10 (2.87%) IBM
9 10 (2.87%) Verint
9 10 (2.87%) Fortinet
10 8 (2.29%) Crossbeam
10 8 (2.29%) 3PAR
10 8 (2.29%) Nokia
10 8 (2.29%) CA
11 7 (2.01%) Dell
11 7 (2.01%) Symantec
11 7 (2.01%) Huawei
12 6 (1.72%) Brocade
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
CPS Group
Rate: £500 - 550 per day + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Incite Insight
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Rate: £450 - 525 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago