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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 178 182 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.12% 6.43% 7.02%
As % of the Vendors category 13.69% 13.28% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 86 88
Average daily rate £375 £399 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Average hourly rate £24.50 £39.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.17% +83.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £15.55 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £47.50 £165.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £23.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.94%
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
1300 1370 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.00% 48.41% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 697 635
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 57
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.55 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £16.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 81 £390 -2.50% 22
Slough +11 17 £365 -9.31% 4
Bracknell -4 13 £415 -10.51% 9
Newbury +10 7 £260 -5.45% 6
Maidenhead -6 5 £400 +0.62% 5
Windsor -3 4 £500 +35.13%
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 166 (45.48%) Firewall
2 143 (39.18%) Cisco Certification
3 97 (26.58%) CCNP
4 89 (24.38%) Cisco ASA
5 86 (23.56%) Juniper
6 84 (23.01%) VMware
7 83 (22.74%) Telecoms
8 76 (20.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 75 (20.55%) CheckPoint
10 74 (20.27%) MPLS
11 69 (18.90%) BGP
11 69 (18.90%) Data Centre
12 61 (16.71%) VPN
13 60 (16.44%) LAN
13 60 (16.44%) Windows
14 56 (15.34%) CCNA
15 55 (15.07%) WAN
16 54 (14.79%) OSPF
17 51 (13.97%) F5
18 50 (13.70%) Linux
19 47 (12.88%) ITIL
20 45 (12.33%) Wireless
21 44 (12.05%) TCP/IP
22 41 (11.23%) Internet
23 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
23 39 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (10.14%) Security Cleared
24 37 (10.14%) Windows Server
25 35 (9.59%) vSphere
25 35 (9.59%) Network Security

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.37%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.82%) IIS
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
5 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (3.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.19%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.27%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.64%) IaaS
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.82%) Office 365
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
3 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) HP Helion
4 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 166 (45.48%) Firewall
2 89 (24.38%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (20.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 74 (20.27%) MPLS
5 69 (18.90%) BGP
6 61 (16.71%) VPN
7 60 (16.44%) LAN
8 55 (15.07%) WAN
9 54 (14.79%) OSPF
10 45 (12.33%) Wireless
11 44 (12.05%) TCP/IP
12 41 (11.23%) Internet
13 35 (9.59%) Network Security
14 31 (8.49%) DNS
15 29 (7.95%) EIGRP
16 27 (7.40%) Ethernet
17 25 (6.85%) SAN
18 24 (6.58%) Broadband
18 24 (6.58%) VLAN
19 22 (6.03%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.55%) Big Data
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 83 (22.74%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.03%) Finance
3 11 (3.01%) Back Office
4 7 (1.92%) Billing
5 5 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.55%) Legal
7 1 (0.27%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.27%) French Language
7 1 (0.27%) German Language
7 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.27%) Marketing
7 1 (0.27%) Military
7 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 127 (34.79%) Network Engineer
2 51 (13.97%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (10.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 39 (10.68%) Support Engineer
5 35 (9.59%) IP Engineer
6 29 (7.95%) Security Engineer
7 27 (7.40%) Architect
8 21 (5.75%) Network Support
9 19 (5.21%) Network Support Engineer
10 18 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (4.66%) Network Architect
12 16 (4.38%) Consultant
12 16 (4.38%) Network Security Engineer
12 16 (4.38%) VMware Engineer
13 14 (3.84%) Analyst
13 14 (3.84%) Cisco Support
14 13 (3.56%) Design Engineer
14 13 (3.56%) IP Security Engineer
15 12 (3.29%) FlexPod Engineer
15 12 (3.29%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.64%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.37%) XMPP
3 3 (0.82%) CSS
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.55%) CGI
5 1 (0.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.27%) HTML5
5 1 (0.27%) MAPI
5 1 (0.27%) VXML
5 1 (0.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.27%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.90%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.75%) FlexPod
3 16 (4.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.19%) Driving Licence
6 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.37%) e-Health
8 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.10%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.10%) Replication
8 4 (1.10%) VCE vBlock
9 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.82%) Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.55%) IVR
10 2 (0.55%) PMI
10 2 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 60 (16.44%) Windows
2 50 (13.70%) Linux
3 37 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 17 (4.66%) Data ONTAP
5 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.47%) CentOS
6 9 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.92%) Unix
8 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.82%) AIX
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.55%) SUSE
11 2 (0.55%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (12.88%) ITIL
2 24 (6.58%) Network Design
3 22 (6.03%) Migration
3 22 (6.03%) Project Management
4 21 (5.75%) Load Balancing
5 20 (5.48%) High Availability
6 17 (4.66%) Change Management
7 15 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 14 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (3.01%) Risk Analysis
10 10 (2.74%) Network Architecture
10 10 (2.74%) Service Management
10 10 (2.74%) Test Scripting
11 9 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 9 (2.47%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.19%) CRM
12 8 (2.19%) DDoS Mitigation
12 8 (2.19%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 8 (2.19%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.19%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.56%) Python
2 8 (2.19%) Ruby
3 6 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.37%) SQL
5 4 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.27%) C
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 143 (39.18%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (26.58%) CCNP
3 56 (15.34%) CCNA
4 37 (10.14%) Security Cleared
5 33 (9.04%) SC Cleared
6 31 (8.49%) CCIE
7 23 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (4.11%) CCSE
8 15 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.01%) CCSA
9 11 (3.01%) NCDA
10 10 (2.74%) Degree
10 10 (2.74%) MCP
10 10 (2.74%) MCSA
11 8 (2.19%) CCVP
11 8 (2.19%) CISSP
11 8 (2.19%) JNCIP
12 7 (1.92%) DV Cleared
12 7 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (1.64%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.82%) QA
6 2 (0.55%) GLP
6 2 (0.55%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (10.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.59%) vSphere
3 22 (6.03%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.01%) ProxySG
6 7 (1.92%) vCloud
7 5 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.37%) ISA Server
7 5 (1.37%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.10%) XenApp
9 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) NFS
11 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (7.67%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (3.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 10 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (2.74%) Nagios
4 8 (2.19%) Puppet
5 4 (1.10%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (1.10%) OPNET
5 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.10%) WSUS
6 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.82%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.82%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.82%) vRealize
7 2 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.55%) SCCM
7 2 (0.55%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 86 (23.56%) Juniper
2 84 (23.01%) VMware
3 75 (20.55%) CheckPoint
4 51 (13.97%) F5
5 39 (10.68%) Microsoft
6 31 (8.49%) NetApp
7 29 (7.95%) HP
8 26 (7.12%) Palo Alto
9 23 (6.30%) Fortinet
10 22 (6.03%) IBM
11 20 (5.48%) Avaya
12 18 (4.93%) Citrix
12 18 (4.93%) EMC
12 18 (4.93%) Huawei
13 17 (4.66%) Blue Coat
14 16 (4.38%) Dell
14 16 (4.38%) Oracle
15 10 (2.74%) Red Hat
16 9 (2.47%) Nortel
17 8 (2.19%) Intel
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