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 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 20 18 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 159 182 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.15% 7.52% 4.98%
As % of the Vendors category 12.04% 16.61% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 49
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £215 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £495 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £31.40 £25.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.11% -17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £19.30 £30.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.39 £41.20 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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
1321 1096 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.06% 45.27% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 497 449
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +3 58 £388 -8.82% 27
Slough +4 28 £338 -10.00% 5
Newbury -7 9 £455 +4.00% 2
Maidenhead +7 8 £350 -8.19% 1
Bracknell -20 6 £425 +70.00% 2
Windsor -2 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 117 (38.24%) Firewall
2 113 (36.93%) Cisco Certification
3 86 (28.10%) CheckPoint
4 83 (27.12%) CCNP
5 72 (23.53%) LAN
6 70 (22.88%) Telecoms
7 65 (21.24%) Juniper
8 58 (18.95%) BGP
9 55 (17.97%) WAN
9 55 (17.97%) VPN
9 55 (17.97%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (17.65%) VMware
10 54 (17.65%) Data Centre
11 52 (16.99%) MPLS
12 50 (16.34%) Windows
13 49 (16.01%) OSPF
13 49 (16.01%) F5
14 44 (14.38%) CCNA
14 44 (14.38%) Network Security
15 42 (13.73%) Security Cleared
16 41 (13.40%) TCP/IP
17 39 (12.75%) Microsoft
18 37 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (11.44%) CCIE
20 34 (11.11%) DNS
20 34 (11.11%) Network Design
20 34 (11.11%) VLAN
21 33 (10.78%) HP
22 32 (10.46%) VoIP
23 31 (10.13%) Project Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 29 (9.48%) Lync
2 11 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.98%) Apache
6 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.33%) IIS
8 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.59%) MS Office
4 9 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.98%) SAP CCM
1 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.96%) PaaS
1 6 (1.96%) Office 365
2 4 (1.31%) IaaS
2 4 (1.31%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (38.24%) Firewall
2 72 (23.53%) LAN
3 58 (18.95%) BGP
4 55 (17.97%) WAN
4 55 (17.97%) VPN
4 55 (17.97%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (16.99%) MPLS
6 49 (16.01%) OSPF
7 44 (14.38%) Network Security
8 41 (13.40%) TCP/IP
9 37 (12.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (11.11%) DNS
10 34 (11.11%) VLAN
11 32 (10.46%) VoIP
12 27 (8.82%) Unified Communications
13 22 (7.19%) Ethernet
14 19 (6.21%) HTTP
14 19 (6.21%) 3G
14 19 (6.21%) SAN
15 18 (5.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.98%) DB2
4 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
General
1 70 (22.88%) Telecoms
2 19 (6.21%) Finance
3 8 (2.61%) Retail
4 7 (2.29%) Back Office
5 6 (1.96%) Marketing
6 4 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
8 2 (0.65%) Billing
8 2 (0.65%) French Language
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (26.80%) Network Engineer
2 45 (14.71%) Architect
3 29 (9.48%) Consultant
4 27 (8.82%) IP Engineer
5 24 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 19 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 17 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.90%) Design Engineer
9 14 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
9 14 (4.58%) Analyst
9 14 (4.58%) Support Engineer
10 12 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (3.59%) Security Consultant
12 10 (3.27%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) Network Architect
12 10 (3.27%) Voice Engineer
13 9 (2.94%) Network Consultant
13 9 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.29%) CSS
2 4 (1.31%) VXML
2 4 (1.31%) XMPP
2 4 (1.31%) REST
3 3 (0.98%) SOAP
3 3 (0.98%) .NET
3 3 (0.98%) Middleware
3 3 (0.98%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.96%) PKI
6 5 (1.63%) User Experience
6 5 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.31%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.31%) FlexPod
7 4 (1.31%) Clustering
8 3 (0.98%) IVR
8 3 (0.98%) CLARiiON
8 3 (0.98%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.65%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.65%) SecurID
9 2 (0.65%) DTV
9 2 (0.65%) Replication
9 2 (0.65%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.34%) Windows
2 28 (9.15%) Linux
3 14 (4.58%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.29%) UNIX
7 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.31%) Solaris
8 4 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (0.65%) Android
9 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) VMS
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.11%) Network Design
2 31 (10.13%) Project Management
3 28 (9.15%) ITIL
4 24 (7.84%) Migration
5 23 (7.52%) Service Delivery
5 23 (7.52%) Load Balancing
6 13 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (3.92%) Validation
8 11 (3.59%) Service Management
9 10 (3.27%) Change Management
9 10 (3.27%) Project Planning
9 10 (3.27%) Change Control
10 9 (2.94%) Capacity Management
10 9 (2.94%) Test Planning
10 9 (2.94%) CRM
11 8 (2.61%) PRINCE2
11 8 (2.61%) Information Security
11 8 (2.61%) Time Management
12 7 (2.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (2.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.61%) SQL
2 5 (1.63%) C
2 5 (1.63%) Java
3 3 (0.98%) C++
3 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.65%) Perl
4 2 (0.65%) VBScript
4 2 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) Tcl
5 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 113 (36.93%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (27.12%) CCNP
3 44 (14.38%) CCNA
4 42 (13.73%) Security Cleared
5 35 (11.44%) CCIE
6 30 (9.80%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.54%) Degree
8 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (3.92%) CCVP
9 12 (3.92%) CCSE
10 11 (3.59%) MCITP
11 10 (3.27%) CCSA
11 10 (3.27%) CCDP
12 8 (2.61%) MCSE
13 7 (2.29%) MCSA
13 7 (2.29%) JNCIS
13 7 (2.29%) Check Point Certification
14 6 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.96%) DV Cleared
15 5 (1.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.61%) vSphere
4 6 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.98%) XenApp
6 3 (0.98%) Samba
6 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.65%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.65%) XenServer
8 1 (0.33%) SRDF
8 1 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.33%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.33%) vCloud
8 1 (0.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (7.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 23 (7.52%) Cisco UCCE
2 17 (5.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (3.59%) NetBackup
3 11 (3.59%) SCCM
4 10 (3.27%) FortiGate
5 7 (2.29%) Cacti
6 6 (1.96%) WSUS
6 6 (1.96%) SCOM
6 6 (1.96%) OpenView
6 6 (1.96%) Cisco IPCC
7 5 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.63%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.98%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.98%) Nagios
8 3 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.33%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.33%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.33%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 86 (28.10%) CheckPoint
2 65 (21.24%) Juniper
3 54 (17.65%) VMware
4 49 (16.01%) F5
5 39 (12.75%) Microsoft
6 33 (10.78%) HP
7 18 (5.88%) NetApp
8 14 (4.58%) Citrix
8 14 (4.58%) Fortinet
9 12 (3.92%) EMC
10 11 (3.59%) Symantec
11 10 (3.27%) CA
12 9 (2.94%) Crossbeam
13 7 (2.29%) Nokia
13 7 (2.29%) IBM
13 7 (2.29%) Huawei
13 7 (2.29%) Brocade
14 6 (1.96%) Blue Coat
14 6 (1.96%) McAfee
14 6 (1.96%) SAP
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £420 - £520 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago