The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bracknell region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 9 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.42% 5.53% 9.59%
As % of the Vendors category 16.94% 10.53% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% +100.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 133 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 55.61% 52.57% 59.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 30
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £144 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Cisco
Berkshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Bracknell region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bracknell region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 21 (43.75%) Firewall
1 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (41.67%) Juniper
3 19 (39.58%) Windows
4 16 (33.33%) CCNA
5 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.92%) VMware
9 10 (20.83%) VPN
9 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (18.75%) Network Security
10 9 (18.75%) SSL
10 9 (18.75%) CCNP
11 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.58%) DNS
12 7 (14.58%) Nortel
13 6 (12.50%) CISSP
13 6 (12.50%) CCIP
13 6 (12.50%) LAN
13 6 (12.50%) ITIL
13 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (12.50%) F5
14 5 (10.42%) Lync
14 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.42%) Lync
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (43.75%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) VPN
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.75%) Network Security
3 9 (18.75%) SSL
4 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 7 (14.58%) DNS
6 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (10.42%) Internet
7 5 (10.42%) IPsec
8 4 (8.33%) NetScreen
8 4 (8.33%) WAN
8 4 (8.33%) DHCP
8 4 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (6.25%) MGW
9 3 (6.25%) SIGTRAN
9 3 (6.25%) GGSN
9 3 (6.25%) SGSN
9 3 (6.25%) VoIP
9 3 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Billing
3 2 (4.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.25%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Network Support
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) Solaris
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
2 5 (10.42%) Information Security
2 5 (10.42%) Network Design
2 5 (10.42%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.25%) Time Management
4 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.17%) eTOM
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Fault Management
5 2 (4.17%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNA
3 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (27.08%) SC Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) CCNP
6 6 (12.50%) CISSP
6 6 (12.50%) CCIP
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
8 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (8.33%) CCSE
8 4 (8.33%) CCSA
8 4 (8.33%) CISA
9 2 (4.17%) CCSP
10 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.08%) CCIE
10 1 (2.08%) MCSE
10 1 (2.08%) MCSA
10 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.08%) CCVP
10 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) UAG
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.08%) Netcool
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Juniper
2 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
3 11 (22.92%) VMware
4 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.58%) Nortel
5 6 (12.50%) F5
6 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
8 2 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.17%) BT
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) AlgoSec
8 2 (4.17%) Tufin
9 1 (2.08%) Verint
9 1 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Cramer
9 1 (2.08%) Brocade
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