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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 16 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 181 200 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.15% 7.44% 5.34%
As % of the Vendors category 14.61% 15.67% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 88 72
Average daily rate £365 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £252 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +82.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
1239 1276 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.95% 47.49% 48.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 613 614
Average daily rate £380 £375 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 32 63
Average hourly rate £27.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £28.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 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
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +16 86 £380 +1.33% 26
Slough +3 22 £370 +6.47% 7
Bracknell -4 16 £444 +47.91% 2
Newbury +10 12 £350 +79.48% 4
Windsor 0 7 £365 -
Maidenhead 0 4 £401 -5.48% 3
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 142 (47.18%) Firewall
2 105 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (32.23%) Juniper
4 73 (24.25%) CCNP
5 71 (23.59%) Cisco ASA
6 69 (22.92%) CheckPoint
7 67 (22.26%) Telecoms
8 66 (21.93%) BGP
9 65 (21.59%) LAN
10 62 (20.60%) VPN
11 58 (19.27%) MPLS
11 58 (19.27%) OSPF
12 53 (17.61%) Data Centre
13 50 (16.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (16.28%) VMware
14 49 (16.28%) WAN
14 49 (16.28%) Windows
15 47 (15.61%) F5
16 46 (15.28%) Wireless
17 42 (13.95%) CCNA
18 39 (12.96%) Security Cleared
19 38 (12.62%) VLAN
19 38 (12.62%) TCP/IP
20 37 (12.29%) SC Cleared
21 36 (11.96%) ITIL
22 33 (10.96%) HP
23 32 (10.63%) DNS
23 32 (10.63%) Microsoft
24 30 (9.97%) CCIE
25 29 (9.63%) Linux

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (2.66%) MS Exchange
1 8 (2.66%) Skype for Business
2 7 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.00%) Apache
3 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (1.00%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.99%) MS Office
2 11 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.99%) IaaS
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.66%) PaaS
3 2 (0.66%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.33%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.33%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 142 (47.18%) Firewall
2 71 (23.59%) Cisco ASA
3 66 (21.93%) BGP
4 65 (21.59%) LAN
5 62 (20.60%) VPN
6 58 (19.27%) MPLS
6 58 (19.27%) OSPF
7 50 (16.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 49 (16.28%) WAN
9 46 (15.28%) Wireless
10 38 (12.62%) TCP/IP
10 38 (12.62%) VLAN
11 32 (10.63%) DNS
12 29 (9.63%) Internet
13 28 (9.30%) Network Security
14 26 (8.64%) Cisco Wireless
15 21 (6.98%) EIGRP
16 19 (6.31%) Ethernet
17 17 (5.65%) IPsec
17 17 (5.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.33%) DB2
3 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (22.26%) Telecoms
2 18 (5.98%) Finance
3 9 (2.99%) Back Office
4 3 (1.00%) Electronics
4 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.00%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.33%) French Language
6 1 (0.33%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
6 1 (0.33%) Military
6 1 (0.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (35.88%) Network Engineer
2 50 (16.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (12.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (8.97%) Support Engineer
5 26 (8.64%) Architect
6 25 (8.31%) IP Engineer
7 20 (6.64%) Network Support
8 18 (5.98%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (5.65%) Consultant
9 17 (5.65%) Network Support Engineer
9 17 (5.65%) Security Engineer
10 15 (4.98%) Cisco Support
11 14 (4.65%) Analyst
11 14 (4.65%) Design Engineer
12 13 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (3.65%) Network Architect
14 10 (3.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
15 9 (2.99%) 2nd Line Support
15 9 (2.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.66%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.33%) CSS
3 3 (1.00%) XMPP
4 2 (0.66%) CGI
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.66%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (1.33%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.00%) Clustering
6 3 (1.00%) FlexPod
6 3 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
7 2 (0.66%) IVR
7 2 (0.66%) PMI
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (16.28%) Windows
2 29 (9.63%) Linux
2 29 (9.63%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.33%) Unix
7 5 (1.66%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.00%) AIX
9 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (11.96%) ITIL
2 26 (8.64%) Network Design
3 25 (8.31%) Load Balancing
4 18 (5.98%) Root Cause Analysis
5 17 (5.65%) Migration
5 17 (5.65%) Project Management
6 15 (4.98%) Service Delivery
7 14 (4.65%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (4.32%) Change Management
9 12 (3.99%) Incident Management
10 10 (3.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.32%) High Availability
10 10 (3.32%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.66%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.66%) Change Control
11 8 (2.66%) Mentoring
11 8 (2.66%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.33%) Service Management
12 7 (2.33%) Test Scripting
13 6 (1.99%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.33%) SQL
2 6 (1.99%) Python
3 5 (1.66%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.33%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) Ruby
6 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.33%) C
6 1 (0.33%) C++
6 1 (0.33%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 105 (34.88%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (24.25%) CCNP
3 42 (13.95%) CCNA
4 39 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 37 (12.29%) SC Cleared
6 30 (9.97%) CCIE
7 15 (4.98%) CCVP
8 12 (3.99%) Degree
9 11 (3.65%) CCSA
10 10 (3.32%) CCSE
11 9 (2.99%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.33%) MCP
13 7 (2.33%) MCSA
14 6 (1.99%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.66%) DV Cleared
16 4 (1.33%) CISSP
17 3 (1.00%) CCDP
17 3 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.97%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 28 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.65%) vSphere
4 7 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (1.66%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.33%) XenApp
7 3 (1.00%) vCloud
7 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.66%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.66%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.33%) Firmware
9 1 (0.33%) KVM
9 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (6.31%) Cisco UCCE
2 18 (5.98%) FortiGate
3 14 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (3.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (2.99%) NetBackup
6 5 (1.66%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.66%) WSUS
7 4 (1.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.66%) Cacti
9 2 (0.66%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
9 2 (0.66%) Nessus
9 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.66%) OPNET
9 2 (0.66%) SCCM
9 2 (0.66%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 97 (32.23%) Juniper
2 69 (22.92%) CheckPoint
3 49 (16.28%) VMware
4 47 (15.61%) F5
5 33 (10.96%) HP
6 32 (10.63%) Microsoft
7 21 (6.98%) Palo Alto
8 19 (6.31%) Huawei
9 18 (5.98%) NetApp
10 17 (5.65%) Avaya
11 16 (5.32%) Fortinet
12 14 (4.65%) Citrix
13 13 (4.32%) EMC
13 13 (4.32%) Oracle
14 12 (3.99%) IBM
15 9 (2.99%) Brocade
15 9 (2.99%) Dell
15 9 (2.99%) Nortel
15 9 (2.99%) Symantec
16 8 (2.66%) Aruba
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