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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 20 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 187 188 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.22% 6.42% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 13.06% 13.00% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.59% -7.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £183 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.25 £18.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+146.57% +0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £17.50 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £134.36 £19.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
1432 1446 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.62% 49.39% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 679 404
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 72
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.88 £43.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 1 April 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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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 -8 45 £363 +9.02% 17
Slough -1 14 £343 +20.70% 3
Bracknell -18 14 £415 +38.33% 2
Maidenhead +11 13 £398 +13.57% 8
Newbury -7 7 £245 +40.00% 4
Windsor - 7 £370 -
Wokingham - 2 £400 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 163 (42.12%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (40.57%) Firewall
3 132 (34.11%) Telecoms
4 131 (33.85%) CheckPoint
5 111 (28.68%) CCNP
6 95 (24.55%) VPN
7 93 (24.03%) OSPF
8 91 (23.51%) Cisco ASA
9 84 (21.71%) MPLS
10 83 (21.45%) LAN
11 82 (21.19%) BGP
12 80 (20.67%) Juniper
13 79 (20.41%) WAN
14 75 (19.38%) F5
15 64 (16.54%) Security Cleared
16 63 (16.28%) VMware
17 59 (15.25%) Windows
18 58 (14.99%) SC Cleared
19 56 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
20 55 (14.21%) CCIE
21 53 (13.70%) Linux
21 53 (13.70%) CCNA
22 51 (13.18%) Network Design
23 49 (12.66%) Network Security
24 47 (12.14%) Internet
24 47 (12.14%) ITIL
25 44 (11.37%) Microsoft
26 43 (11.11%) Active Directory
27 42 (10.85%) RIP
28 41 (10.59%) DNS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 32 (8.27%) Lync
2 16 (4.13%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.10%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (2.07%) IIS
6 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.03%) Apache
8 3 (0.78%) Live Communications Server
8 3 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) IaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.26%) Office 365
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
1 1 (0.26%) PaaS
1 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 157 (40.57%) Firewall
2 95 (24.55%) VPN
3 93 (24.03%) OSPF
4 91 (23.51%) Cisco ASA
5 84 (21.71%) MPLS
6 83 (21.45%) LAN
7 82 (21.19%) BGP
8 79 (20.41%) WAN
9 56 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 49 (12.66%) Network Security
11 47 (12.14%) Internet
12 42 (10.85%) RIP
13 41 (10.59%) DNS
14 40 (10.34%) VoIP
14 40 (10.34%) IPsec
15 34 (8.79%) VLAN
16 32 (8.27%) Wireless
17 25 (6.46%) Cisco PIX
18 24 (6.20%) SAN
18 24 (6.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.03%) DB2
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
General
1 132 (34.11%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.13%) Finance
3 10 (2.58%) Retail
4 6 (1.55%) Billing
5 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.52%) French Language
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
6 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 97 (25.06%) Network Engineer
2 72 (18.60%) IP Engineer
3 68 (17.57%) Design Engineer
4 43 (11.11%) Architect
5 37 (9.56%) Security Engineer
6 32 (8.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 31 (8.01%) Consultant
8 25 (6.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 21 (5.43%) Network Design Engineer
10 20 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
11 19 (4.91%) Project Manager
12 18 (4.65%) Network Architect
13 17 (4.39%) IP Network Engineer
14 15 (3.88%) Analyst
15 14 (3.62%) Support Engineer
16 13 (3.36%) Voice Engineer
17 11 (2.84%) Test Manager
17 11 (2.84%) Network Consultant
17 11 (2.84%) Test Engineer
18 10 (2.58%) Cisco Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.29%) XMPP
2 4 (1.03%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.78%) WAP
4 1 (0.26%) JMS
4 1 (0.26%) LINQ
4 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.13%) SecurID
2 11 (2.84%) IVR
3 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.33%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.29%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.03%) FlexPod
7 3 (0.78%) PKI
7 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.52%) EqualLogic
8 2 (0.52%) Celerra
8 2 (0.52%) IPTV
8 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
8 2 (0.52%) Clustering
8 2 (0.52%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.26%) User Experience
9 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.26%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.26%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.25%) Windows
2 53 (13.70%) Linux
3 16 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (3.88%) UNIX
4 15 (3.88%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (2.07%) Solaris
8 5 (1.29%) CentOS
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (1.03%) SUSE
9 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.03%) AIX
10 1 (0.26%) HPUX
10 1 (0.26%) VMS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.18%) Network Design
2 47 (12.14%) ITIL
3 37 (9.56%) Migration
4 35 (9.04%) Project Management
5 33 (8.53%) Validation
6 26 (6.72%) Risk Assessment
7 25 (6.46%) Change Management
8 21 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 19 (4.91%) Test Strategy
10 18 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.65%) eTOM
11 17 (4.39%) Network Management
12 16 (4.13%) Load Balancing
13 12 (3.10%) Demand Forecasting
14 11 (2.84%) Configuration Management
15 10 (2.58%) CRM
16 9 (2.33%) Risk Management
16 9 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (2.33%) Change Control
16 9 (2.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.62%) SQL
2 3 (0.78%) C
2 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.52%) Java
3 2 (0.52%) Python
4 1 (0.26%) Perl
4 1 (0.26%) C#
4 1 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 163 (42.12%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (28.68%) CCNP
3 64 (16.54%) Security Cleared
4 58 (14.99%) SC Cleared
5 55 (14.21%) CCIE
6 53 (13.70%) CCNA
7 29 (7.49%) Degree
8 25 (6.46%) CISSP
9 16 (4.13%) JNCIS
10 13 (3.36%) CCDP
11 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (2.84%) CCIP
13 10 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (2.33%) CCSP
15 8 (2.07%) CCSE
16 7 (1.81%) CCSA
16 7 (1.81%) BC Cleared
17 6 (1.55%) MCSE
18 5 (1.29%) MCSA
18 5 (1.29%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 30 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.84%) vSphere
4 9 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.07%) Firmware
6 7 (1.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.03%) XenApp
7 4 (1.03%) XenServer
7 4 (1.03%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (0.78%) Samba
8 3 (0.78%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.52%) vCloud
10 1 (0.26%) KVM
10 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (8.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (5.68%) FortiGate
3 17 (4.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (2.84%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (1.81%) SCCM
7 6 (1.55%) Cisco IPCC
8 5 (1.29%) CA Spectrum
8 5 (1.29%) Netcool
8 5 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.03%) OpenView
10 3 (0.78%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.52%) SCOM
12 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
12 1 (0.26%) CiscoWorks
12 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.26%) WSUS
12 1 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
12 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 131 (33.85%) CheckPoint
2 80 (20.67%) Juniper
3 75 (19.38%) F5
4 63 (16.28%) VMware
5 44 (11.37%) Microsoft
6 25 (6.46%) Fortinet
7 21 (5.43%) Tufin
8 18 (4.65%) CA
8 18 (4.65%) Citrix
8 18 (4.65%) HP
9 15 (3.88%) Verint
9 15 (3.88%) AlgoSec
10 14 (3.62%) SolarWinds
10 14 (3.62%) IBM
11 13 (3.36%) Oracle
12 12 (3.10%) Nortel
12 12 (3.10%) Avaya
13 11 (2.84%) Red Hat
14 10 (2.58%) Crossbeam
14 10 (2.58%) Radware
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