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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 16 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 188 170 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.86% 6.60% 7.08%
As % of the Vendors category 15.04% 12.70% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 62
Median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £237 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +19.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+36.05% -18.33%
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
1250 1339 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.26% 51.98% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 659 511
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 62 37
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £36.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 July 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 July 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 +19 69 £400 +11.11% 13
Bracknell +4 30 £350 -28.20% 3
Slough +2 21 £375 +21.95% 3
Windsor +7 8 £500 -
Newbury -3 6 £438 +59.09% 1
Maidenhead -13 3 - - 2
Ascot - 2 £431 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 160 (43.72%) Firewall
2 157 (42.90%) Cisco Certification
3 119 (32.51%) CCNP
4 95 (25.96%) VMware
5 89 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 86 (23.50%) Cisco ASA
7 80 (21.86%) CheckPoint
8 74 (20.22%) Linux
8 74 (20.22%) Telecoms
9 68 (18.58%) Windows
9 68 (18.58%) CCNA
10 67 (18.31%) Data Centre
11 65 (17.76%) LAN
12 63 (17.21%) WAN
13 62 (16.94%) ITIL
14 60 (16.39%) Juniper
14 60 (16.39%) MPLS
15 59 (16.12%) VPN
15 59 (16.12%) Network Security
16 57 (15.57%) F5
17 54 (14.75%) vSphere
17 54 (14.75%) BGP
18 45 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (10.93%) NetApp
20 39 (10.66%) CCIE
20 39 (10.66%) OSPF
21 37 (10.11%) Microsoft
22 36 (9.84%) Windows Server
23 35 (9.56%) Security Cleared
24 33 (9.02%) TCP/IP

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 9 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.64%) iPlanet
2 6 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.09%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 20 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.91%) MS Office
2 7 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.37%) Office 365
1 5 (1.37%) SaaS
2 4 (1.09%) PaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 160 (43.72%) Firewall
2 89 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 86 (23.50%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (17.76%) LAN
5 63 (17.21%) WAN
6 60 (16.39%) MPLS
7 59 (16.12%) Network Security
7 59 (16.12%) VPN
8 54 (14.75%) BGP
9 39 (10.66%) OSPF
10 33 (9.02%) TCP/IP
11 32 (8.74%) Ethernet
11 32 (8.74%) Wireless
12 29 (7.92%) Internet
13 28 (7.65%) Cisco PIX
14 26 (7.10%) DNS
14 26 (7.10%) EIGRP
14 26 (7.10%) SAN
15 21 (5.74%) IPsec
16 20 (5.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.55%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
General
1 74 (20.22%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.83%) Finance
3 9 (2.46%) Billing
4 7 (1.91%) Retail
5 4 (1.09%) Back Office
6 3 (0.82%) Legal
7 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 113 (30.87%) Network Engineer
2 45 (12.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (11.20%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.11%) Security Engineer
5 35 (9.56%) Architect
6 25 (6.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 25 (6.83%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (6.56%) Consultant
8 23 (6.28%) IP Engineer
9 21 (5.74%) NetApp Engineer
10 19 (5.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 18 (4.92%) Network Architect
12 17 (4.64%) Analyst
13 16 (4.37%) IP Security Engineer
14 15 (4.10%) Administrator
14 15 (4.10%) Designer
15 14 (3.83%) Cisco Support
15 14 (3.83%) FlexPod Engineer
15 14 (3.83%) Network Support
15 14 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.91%) J2EE
2 5 (1.37%) JSP
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (0.82%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.82%) VXML
4 3 (0.82%) Web Services
5 2 (0.55%) CSS
5 2 (0.55%) HTML
5 2 (0.55%) XMPP
6 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.27%) EJB
6 1 (0.27%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.27%) HTML5
6 1 (0.27%) JMS
6 1 (0.27%) MAPI
6 1 (0.27%) Middleware
6 1 (0.27%) WebRTC
6 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.47%) FlexPod
3 15 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (4.10%) EMC VNX
4 10 (2.73%) e-Health
5 9 (2.46%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.37%) Replication
9 4 (1.09%) IVR
9 4 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 74 (20.22%) Linux
2 68 (18.58%) Windows
3 36 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 28 (7.65%) Data ONTAP
5 13 (3.55%) CentOS
6 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.46%) Solaris
7 9 (2.46%) Unix
8 8 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.64%) AIX
9 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.55%) SUSE
11 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.94%) ITIL
2 32 (8.74%) Network Design
3 31 (8.47%) Migration
4 24 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 21 (5.74%) Project Management
6 18 (4.92%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.37%) High Availability
8 15 (4.10%) Change Management
8 15 (4.10%) Network Management
9 13 (3.55%) CRM
9 13 (3.55%) DevOps
10 12 (3.28%) Network Architecture
11 11 (3.01%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (3.01%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 11 (3.01%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 10 (2.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (2.46%) Configuration Management
13 9 (2.46%) ITIL V3
14 8 (2.19%) Presales
14 8 (2.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.74%) Python
2 12 (3.28%) Perl
3 9 (2.46%) Java
3 9 (2.46%) Ruby
4 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.37%) SQL
6 2 (0.55%) C
6 2 (0.55%) PHP
7 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 157 (42.90%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (32.51%) CCNP
3 68 (18.58%) CCNA
4 39 (10.66%) CCIE
5 35 (9.56%) Security Cleared
6 26 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 26 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 25 (6.83%) CCSE
8 23 (6.28%) Degree
9 19 (5.19%) CCSA
10 16 (4.37%) NCDA
11 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (3.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (2.46%) CISSP
13 9 (2.46%) RHCE
13 9 (2.46%) RHCSA
14 7 (1.91%) CCDA
14 7 (1.91%) Check Point Certification
14 7 (1.91%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.91%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.92%) SLA
2 11 (3.01%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.37%) HIPAA
3 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.37%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.09%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) GLP
5 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (14.75%) vSphere
2 45 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (4.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (3.01%) ProxySG
5 10 (2.73%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.64%) vCloud
8 5 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.09%) NFS
9 4 (1.09%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.82%) XenApp
11 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.27%) Ceph
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (6.01%) FortiGate
2 21 (5.74%) Puppet
3 20 (5.46%) Nagios
4 15 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (3.55%) Cisco UCCE
6 8 (2.19%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.91%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (1.64%) OPNET
8 6 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
9 3 (0.82%) vRealize
10 2 (0.55%) Amdocs OSS
10 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.55%) Nessus
10 2 (0.55%) SCCM
10 2 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.27%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.27%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 95 (25.96%) VMware
2 80 (21.86%) CheckPoint
3 60 (16.39%) Juniper
4 57 (15.57%) F5
5 40 (10.93%) NetApp
6 37 (10.11%) Microsoft
7 32 (8.74%) EMC
8 30 (8.20%) Fortinet
9 23 (6.28%) Red Hat
10 19 (5.19%) IBM
11 18 (4.92%) Citrix
11 18 (4.92%) HP
11 18 (4.92%) Palo Alto
12 15 (4.10%) Blue Coat
13 14 (3.83%) Oracle
14 11 (3.01%) Dell
15 10 (2.73%) CA
16 9 (2.46%) Nokia
16 9 (2.46%) SolarWinds
17 7 (1.91%) Huawei
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