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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 16 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 179 161 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.75% 6.25% 7.46%
As % of the Vendors category 14.72% 12.05% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 74
Median daily rate £425 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £209 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £31.40 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% +23.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.70 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £68.39 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
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
1216 1336 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.62% 51.86% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 710 531
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 66 33
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.68 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +13 62 £450 +16.12% 16
Bracknell +13 31 £388 -20.51% 3
Slough -4 18 £375 +11.11% 6
Maidenhead +3 11 £405 +15.71% 2
Windsor +6 8 £500 -
Newbury -5 5 - -
Ascot - 2 £431 -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 158 (44.38%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (41.57%) Firewall
3 122 (34.27%) CCNP
4 93 (26.12%) VMware
5 83 (23.31%) Cisco ASA
6 80 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 79 (22.19%) CheckPoint
8 73 (20.51%) LAN
9 71 (19.94%) ITIL
9 71 (19.94%) Data Centre
10 70 (19.66%) Telecoms
11 67 (18.82%) Linux
12 65 (18.26%) CCNA
13 64 (17.98%) Windows
14 62 (17.42%) WAN
15 60 (16.85%) Network Security
16 58 (16.29%) Juniper
17 55 (15.45%) F5
18 52 (14.61%) vSphere
19 51 (14.33%) VPN
20 48 (13.48%) BGP
21 47 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (12.92%) CCIE
23 45 (12.64%) Microsoft
23 45 (12.64%) MPLS
24 41 (11.52%) NetApp
25 35 (9.83%) OSPF
25 35 (9.83%) Migration
25 35 (9.83%) Windows Server
26 33 (9.27%) Security Cleared

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 15 (4.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.69%) iPlanet
4 6 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.40%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 17 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.69%) MS Office
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.69%) Office 365
2 4 (1.12%) IaaS
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.12%) PaaS
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.84%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 148 (41.57%) Firewall
2 83 (23.31%) Cisco ASA
3 80 (22.47%) Cisco Nexus
4 73 (20.51%) LAN
5 62 (17.42%) WAN
6 60 (16.85%) Network Security
7 51 (14.33%) VPN
8 48 (13.48%) BGP
9 45 (12.64%) MPLS
10 35 (9.83%) OSPF
11 31 (8.71%) Ethernet
12 30 (8.43%) TCP/IP
13 28 (7.87%) SAN
14 27 (7.58%) Wireless
15 26 (7.30%) DNS
16 25 (7.02%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (6.74%) Internet
18 22 (6.18%) Cisco PIX
18 22 (6.18%) WLAN
19 20 (5.62%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.28%) DB2
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (3.93%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
General
1 70 (19.66%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.46%) Finance
3 10 (2.81%) Billing
4 9 (2.53%) Retail
5 5 (1.40%) Back Office
5 5 (1.40%) Electronics
6 3 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 107 (30.06%) Network Engineer
2 42 (11.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (10.67%) Architect
4 37 (10.39%) Support Engineer
5 34 (9.55%) Consultant
6 33 (9.27%) Security Engineer
7 24 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (6.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (5.90%) NetApp Engineer
10 18 (5.06%) IP Engineer
10 18 (5.06%) Network Architect
10 18 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (4.49%) Administrator
12 15 (4.21%) FlexPod Engineer
13 14 (3.93%) Analyst
13 14 (3.93%) Cisco Support
13 14 (3.93%) Network Consultant
14 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.65%) IP Security Engineer
14 13 (3.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.97%) J2EE
2 5 (1.40%) JSP
2 5 (1.40%) XMPP
3 3 (0.84%) MSMQ
3 3 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (0.84%) VXML
3 3 (0.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) SAML
5 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) EJB
5 1 (0.28%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.28%) HTML5
5 1 (0.28%) JMS
5 1 (0.28%) MAPI
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) WebRTC
5 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.94%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.99%) FlexPod
3 17 (4.78%) EMC VNX
4 13 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 10 (2.81%) e-Health
6 9 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
7 7 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.40%) IVR
8 5 (1.40%) Replication
9 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.56%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.56%) PKI
10 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 67 (18.82%) Linux
2 64 (17.98%) Windows
3 35 (9.83%) Windows Server
4 29 (8.15%) Data ONTAP
5 17 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.37%) CentOS
8 10 (2.81%) Solaris
9 9 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (2.53%) Unix
10 6 (1.69%) AIX
11 5 (1.40%) Android
11 5 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.12%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.56%) SUSE
14 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (19.94%) ITIL
2 35 (9.83%) Migration
3 32 (8.99%) Network Design
4 22 (6.18%) Load Balancing
5 20 (5.62%) Project Management
6 17 (4.78%) Network Management
6 17 (4.78%) Service Delivery
7 16 (4.49%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 16 (4.49%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 15 (4.21%) CRM
9 14 (3.93%) Change Management
9 14 (3.93%) High Availability
10 12 (3.37%) Network Architecture
11 11 (3.09%) DDoS Mitigation
11 11 (3.09%) DevOps
11 11 (3.09%) ITIL V3
12 10 (2.81%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 9 (2.53%) Configuration Management
14 8 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (2.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (4.78%) Python
2 12 (3.37%) Perl
3 9 (2.53%) Java
4 8 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.40%) VB
6 4 (1.12%) Ruby
6 4 (1.12%) SQL
7 3 (0.84%) C
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 158 (44.38%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (34.27%) CCNP
3 65 (18.26%) CCNA
4 46 (12.92%) CCIE
5 33 (9.27%) Security Cleared
6 26 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (6.46%) CCSE
7 23 (6.46%) SC Cleared
8 22 (6.18%) Degree
9 20 (5.62%) CCSA
10 16 (4.49%) NCDA
11 12 (3.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
13 9 (2.53%) RHCE
13 9 (2.53%) RHCSA
14 8 (2.25%) CCVP
14 8 (2.25%) CISSP
15 7 (1.97%) MCSA
16 6 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.06%) SLA
2 11 (3.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.40%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.12%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.56%) GLP
7 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (14.61%) vSphere
2 47 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.74%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.81%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.97%) vCloud
7 5 (1.40%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.12%) NFS
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.84%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.28%) Ceph
11 1 (0.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (5.62%) FortiGate
1 20 (5.62%) Puppet
2 18 (5.06%) Nagios
3 17 (4.78%) Cisco UCCE
4 14 (3.93%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (2.25%) EMC NetWorker
7 7 (1.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.69%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.69%) OPNET
9 5 (1.40%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.40%) WSUS
10 3 (0.84%) SCCM
10 3 (0.84%) vRealize
11 2 (0.56%) Amdocs OSS
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (26.12%) VMware
2 79 (22.19%) CheckPoint
3 58 (16.29%) Juniper
4 55 (15.45%) F5
5 45 (12.64%) Microsoft
6 41 (11.52%) NetApp
7 31 (8.71%) EMC
8 29 (8.15%) Fortinet
9 25 (7.02%) HP
10 20 (5.62%) Red Hat
11 18 (5.06%) IBM
12 16 (4.49%) Citrix
13 15 (4.21%) Palo Alto
14 14 (3.93%) Oracle
15 13 (3.65%) Blue Coat
16 11 (3.09%) Nokia
17 10 (2.81%) CA
17 10 (2.81%) Dell
17 10 (2.81%) SolarWinds
18 9 (2.53%) Symantec
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