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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 22 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 133 149 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.98% 6.01% 7.03%
As % of the Vendors category 12.00% 11.86% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 76
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £21.50 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.44% +8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £18.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £68.30 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
1108 1256 1097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.84% 50.69% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 687 502
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 48
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 September 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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +8 48 £375 -3.22% 9
Bracknell +18 30 £388 - 4
Maidenhead -5 10 £405 +15.71% 2
Slough -13 9 £350 +5.66% 4
Windsor +5 2 £525 - 1
Newbury -6 2 - -
Ascot - 2 £488 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 134 (41.88%) Cisco Certification
2 127 (39.69%) Firewall
3 106 (33.13%) CCNP
4 78 (24.38%) CheckPoint
5 76 (23.75%) LAN
6 70 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 68 (21.25%) VMware
9 64 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 63 (19.69%) WAN
11 59 (18.44%) ITIL
11 59 (18.44%) Juniper
12 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
13 56 (17.50%) F5
14 55 (17.19%) Network Security
14 55 (17.19%) CCNA
15 52 (16.25%) Windows
16 51 (15.94%) Linux
17 48 (15.00%) VPN
18 47 (14.69%) CCIE
19 42 (13.13%) MPLS
20 40 (12.50%) BGP
21 36 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 35 (10.94%) Microsoft
23 34 (10.63%) vSphere
23 34 (10.63%) Network Design
24 32 (10.00%) Security Cleared
25 31 (9.69%) OSPF
26 29 (9.06%) NetApp
27 27 (8.44%) Finance

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 12 (3.75%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.88%) iPlanet
3 6 (1.88%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 14 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.25%) MS Office
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.56%) IaaS
1 5 (1.56%) PaaS
2 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.25%) SaaS
3 3 (0.94%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 127 (39.69%) Firewall
2 76 (23.75%) LAN
3 70 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
4 69 (21.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 63 (19.69%) WAN
6 55 (17.19%) Network Security
7 48 (15.00%) VPN
8 42 (13.13%) MPLS
9 40 (12.50%) BGP
10 31 (9.69%) OSPF
11 25 (7.81%) Ethernet
11 25 (7.81%) Internet
12 23 (7.19%) WLAN
13 22 (6.88%) DNS
13 22 (6.88%) TCP/IP
14 21 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (6.56%) SAN
14 21 (6.56%) Wireless
15 19 (5.94%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (5.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.63%) Big Data
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.31%) DB2
5 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.75%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.44%) Finance
3 11 (3.44%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Billing
5 6 (1.88%) Back Office
6 5 (1.56%) Electronics
7 3 (0.94%) Law
7 3 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 94 (29.38%) Network Engineer
2 38 (11.88%) Architect
3 33 (10.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (10.31%) Consultant
4 28 (8.75%) Security Engineer
5 24 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 23 (7.19%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (5.63%) Network Architect
8 16 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 16 (5.00%) IP Engineer
9 15 (4.69%) NetApp Engineer
10 14 (4.38%) Analyst
10 14 (4.38%) Network Consultant
10 14 (4.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.75%) Administrator
12 12 (3.75%) IP Security Engineer
13 11 (3.44%) Network Analyst
13 11 (3.44%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.13%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.19%) J2EE
2 5 (1.56%) JSP
3 4 (1.25%) Web Services
3 4 (1.25%) XMPP
4 3 (0.94%) MSMQ
4 3 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (0.94%) SAML
5 2 (0.63%) VXML
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.31%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) EJB
6 1 (0.31%) ELK Stack
6 1 (0.31%) Flash
6 1 (0.31%) HTML
6 1 (0.31%) JMS
6 1 (0.31%) Middleware
6 1 (0.31%) REST
6 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.69%) EMC VNX
2 15 (4.69%) FlexPod
3 11 (3.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.88%) e-Health
5 6 (1.88%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
7 4 (1.25%) IVR
7 4 (1.25%) PKI
7 4 (1.25%) Replication
8 3 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.25%) Windows
2 51 (15.94%) Linux
3 27 (8.44%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (4.38%) Data ONTAP
6 13 (4.06%) Solaris
6 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.13%) Unix
8 9 (2.81%) AIX
9 8 (2.50%) CentOS
10 5 (1.56%) Android
10 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (18.44%) ITIL
2 34 (10.63%) Network Design
3 27 (8.44%) Migration
4 24 (7.50%) Project Management
5 18 (5.63%) Load Balancing
6 17 (5.31%) Service Delivery
7 15 (4.69%) CRM
7 15 (4.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 15 (4.69%) Network Management
7 15 (4.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 13 (4.06%) Change Management
8 13 (4.06%) High Availability
9 11 (3.44%) ITIL V3
9 11 (3.44%) Network Architecture
10 10 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (2.81%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 9 (2.81%) DevOps
11 9 (2.81%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.50%) Problem Management
12 8 (2.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.69%) Python
2 11 (3.44%) Perl
3 9 (2.81%) Java
4 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.19%) SQL
5 5 (1.56%) VB
6 3 (0.94%) C
6 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.63%) PHP
7 2 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 134 (41.88%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (33.13%) CCNP
3 55 (17.19%) CCNA
4 47 (14.69%) CCIE
5 32 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 25 (7.81%) Degree
7 24 (7.50%) CCSE
8 23 (7.19%) SC Cleared
9 20 (6.25%) CCSA
10 15 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
12 9 (2.81%) RHCE
12 9 (2.81%) RHCSA
13 8 (2.50%) CCVP
14 7 (2.19%) CISSP
14 7 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.88%) NCDA
15 6 (1.88%) PMI Certification
15 6 (1.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) SLA
2 7 (2.19%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.56%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.56%) QA
4 3 (0.94%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 36 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.63%) vSphere
3 24 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (2.81%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.19%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.19%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.25%) vCloud
7 4 (1.25%) XenApp
8 3 (0.94%) NFS
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.31%) Ceph
10 1 (0.31%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (5.00%) FortiGate
1 16 (5.00%) Puppet
2 14 (4.38%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (4.06%) Nagios
3 13 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 6 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (1.88%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.88%) OPNET
6 5 (1.56%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.56%) WSUS
7 4 (1.25%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.63%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.63%) OpenView
Vendors
1 78 (24.38%) CheckPoint
2 68 (21.25%) VMware
3 59 (18.44%) Juniper
4 56 (17.50%) F5
5 35 (10.94%) Microsoft
6 29 (9.06%) NetApp
7 27 (8.44%) Fortinet
8 26 (8.13%) EMC
9 22 (6.88%) HP
10 20 (6.25%) Palo Alto
11 17 (5.31%) Oracle
11 17 (5.31%) Red Hat
12 14 (4.38%) Citrix
12 14 (4.38%) IBM
13 13 (4.06%) Nokia
14 12 (3.75%) Blue Coat
15 10 (3.13%) SolarWinds
16 8 (2.50%) Huawei
16 8 (2.50%) Symantec
17 7 (2.19%) Dell
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
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