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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
South East / Berkshire
Rank 17 17 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 145 184 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.51% 7.57% 8.01%
As % of the Vendors category 14.62% 15.31% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 97 92
Median daily rate £410 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.32% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £39.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +81.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.38 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +33.52%

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
992 1202 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.40% 49.47% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 577 621
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +58.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 0 63 £388 +1.97% 14
Bracknell +1 17 £350 -21.12% 3
Windsor -1 9 £550 +50.68%
Slough -8 7 £395 +12.05% 1
Newbury -2 5 £429 +22.50%
Maidenhead -2 4 £500 +24.84% 3
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 128 (41.83%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (33.01%) CCNP
3 88 (28.76%) Telecoms
4 80 (26.14%) CCNA
5 76 (24.84%) Firewall
6 72 (23.53%) Juniper
7 68 (22.22%) VMware
8 62 (20.26%) CheckPoint
8 62 (20.26%) LAN
8 62 (20.26%) Data Centre
9 59 (19.28%) CCIE
10 56 (18.30%) MPLS
11 55 (17.97%) WAN
12 51 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
14 48 (15.69%) Unified Communications
15 47 (15.36%) Windows
16 44 (14.38%) VoIP
16 44 (14.38%) BGP
17 43 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (13.40%) EMC
18 41 (13.40%) ITIL
19 39 (12.75%) SAN
19 39 (12.75%) Cisco CUCM
20 38 (12.42%) Linux
21 37 (12.09%) Migration
22 36 (11.76%) TCP/IP
22 36 (11.76%) Palo Alto
23 33 (10.78%) NetApp
24 32 (10.46%) VPN

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 11 (3.59%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.61%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.98%) MS Office
2 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.31%) IaaS
4 4 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (1.31%) SoftLayer
5 2 (0.65%) Office 365
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (24.84%) Firewall
2 62 (20.26%) LAN
3 56 (18.30%) MPLS
4 55 (17.97%) WAN
5 50 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (15.69%) Unified Communications
7 44 (14.38%) BGP
7 44 (14.38%) VoIP
8 43 (14.05%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (12.75%) SAN
10 36 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 32 (10.46%) VPN
12 31 (10.13%) OSPF
13 26 (8.50%) DNS
14 21 (6.86%) SNMP
14 21 (6.86%) WLAN
15 19 (6.21%) Network Security
16 17 (5.56%) 3G
16 17 (5.56%) NetScaler
16 17 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.29%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 88 (28.76%) Telecoms
2 25 (8.17%) Finance
3 15 (4.90%) Law
4 14 (4.58%) Back Office
5 13 (4.25%) Retail
6 9 (2.94%) Electronics
7 6 (1.96%) Billing
8 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.31%) Marketing
9 3 (0.98%) Legal
10 2 (0.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 50 (16.34%) Architect
3 32 (10.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (9.48%) Consultant
5 17 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 17 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 16 (5.23%) Network Architect
6 16 (5.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 13 (4.25%) Project Manager
8 12 (3.92%) Network Consultant
9 11 (3.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (3.27%) Administrator
10 10 (3.27%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 10 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (2.94%) IP Engineer
11 9 (2.94%) IP Network Engineer
11 9 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
12 8 (2.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (2.29%) Storage Engineer
13 7 (2.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.27%) SAML
2 7 (2.29%) XMPP
3 4 (1.31%) Middleware
4 3 (0.98%) VXML
5 2 (0.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.33%) CSS
6 1 (0.33%) Flash
6 1 (0.33%) REST
6 1 (0.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.26%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.21%) EMC VNX
3 17 (5.56%) EMC VMAX
3 17 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 14 (4.58%) IVR
5 12 (3.92%) Virtual Team
6 9 (2.94%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.96%) PKI
9 5 (1.63%) IPTV
9 5 (1.63%) PMI
9 5 (1.63%) VCE vBlock
9 5 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.31%) CMDB
10 4 (1.31%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.31%) STB
10 4 (1.31%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.36%) Windows
2 38 (12.42%) Linux
3 25 (8.17%) Unix
4 21 (6.86%) Solaris
5 17 (5.56%) AIX
6 13 (4.25%) Windows Server
7 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.27%) CentOS
8 10 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.61%) Android
10 7 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.65%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.33%) Debian
13 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (13.40%) ITIL
2 37 (12.09%) Migration
3 30 (9.80%) Network Design
4 19 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.21%) Project Management
5 12 (3.92%) High Availability
6 11 (3.59%) Change Management
6 11 (3.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 11 (3.59%) Matrix Organization
6 11 (3.59%) Mentoring
6 11 (3.59%) Network Management
6 11 (3.59%) PRINCE2
7 10 (3.27%) CRM
7 10 (3.27%) Load Balancing
8 9 (2.94%) Network Architecture
8 9 (2.94%) Service Delivery
9 8 (2.61%) Performance Engineering
9 8 (2.61%) Presales
10 7 (2.29%) Converged Infrastructure
10 7 (2.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.21%) Shell Script
2 15 (4.90%) Python
3 11 (3.59%) Ruby
4 9 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.94%) SQL
5 6 (1.96%) C
5 6 (1.96%) Perl
6 5 (1.63%) VB
7 4 (1.31%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 128 (41.83%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (33.01%) CCNP
3 80 (26.14%) CCNA
4 59 (19.28%) CCIE
5 17 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 15 (4.90%) Degree
7 11 (3.59%) CCIP
7 11 (3.59%) SC Cleared
8 10 (3.27%) CCVP
8 10 (3.27%) CISMP
8 10 (3.27%) CRISC
9 9 (2.94%) CCSE
10 8 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (2.61%) JNCIA
11 7 (2.29%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
13 5 (1.63%) CCDP
13 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.31%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.25%) SLA
2 12 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.33%) QA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (9.80%) Active Directory
3 18 (5.88%) vCloud
4 16 (5.23%) vSphere
5 10 (3.27%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.29%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.63%) ProxySG
9 4 (1.31%) Docker
9 4 (1.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.65%) XenApp
10 2 (0.65%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.33%) Ceph
11 1 (0.33%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.33%) iptables
11 1 (0.33%) KVM
11 1 (0.33%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 39 (12.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (8.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 21 (6.86%) Cisco UCCX
4 17 (5.56%) Puppet
5 15 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (4.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.92%) Nagios
7 11 (3.59%) vRealize
8 10 (3.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (2.61%) Ansible
9 8 (2.61%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.63%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.63%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.63%) WSUS
11 3 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.98%) OPNET
11 3 (0.98%) vMotion
12 2 (0.65%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 72 (23.53%) Juniper
2 68 (22.22%) VMware
3 62 (20.26%) CheckPoint
4 41 (13.40%) EMC
5 36 (11.76%) Palo Alto
6 33 (10.78%) NetApp
7 32 (10.46%) Microsoft
8 30 (9.80%) F5
9 24 (7.84%) HP
9 24 (7.84%) Huawei
10 22 (7.19%) IBM
11 17 (5.56%) Oracle
12 16 (5.23%) Nokia
13 15 (4.90%) Ericsson
14 13 (4.25%) Nokia Networks
15 10 (3.27%) Avaya
16 8 (2.61%) Citrix
16 8 (2.61%) Red Hat
17 7 (2.29%) Symantec
18 6 (1.96%) Blue Coat
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