The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 10 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 9.60% 4.10% 4.76%
As % of the Vendors category 16.90% 8.13% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
Cisco
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
142 123 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 56.80% 50.41% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 25
Average daily rate £375 £352 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £205 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.84 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.76% +98.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
3 20 (44.44%) Juniper
3 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 19 (42.22%) CCNP
5 18 (40.00%) CCNA
6 15 (33.33%) Firewall
7 14 (31.11%) Nortel
8 12 (26.67%) CCIP
8 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 11 (24.44%) Internet
10 10 (22.22%) SAN
10 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 10 (22.22%) VPN
10 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (20.00%) Windows
11 9 (20.00%) Linux
11 9 (20.00%) BGP
12 8 (17.78%) IBM
12 8 (17.78%) Network Security
12 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (15.56%) vSphere
13 7 (15.56%) MPLS
14 6 (13.33%) OSPF
14 6 (13.33%) RIP
14 6 (13.33%) DNS
14 6 (13.33%) WAN
14 6 (13.33%) MS Excel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Ethernet
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) Internet
4 10 (22.22%) SAN
4 10 (22.22%) VPN
5 9 (20.00%) BGP
6 8 (17.78%) Network Security
7 7 (15.56%) MPLS
8 6 (13.33%) OSPF
8 6 (13.33%) RIP
8 6 (13.33%) DNS
8 6 (13.33%) WAN
8 6 (13.33%) IPsec
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
9 5 (11.11%) DSL
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.11%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.89%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (8.89%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
General
1 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Billing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Network Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.22%) Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) SecurID
3 1 (2.22%) IVR
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 4 (8.89%) AIX
2 4 (8.89%) SUSE
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Fault Management
1 6 (13.33%) Change Management
1 6 (13.33%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Campaign Management
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
5 2 (4.44%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.44%) CRM
5 2 (4.44%) eTOM
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Python
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 21 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (42.22%) CCNP
4 18 (40.00%) CCNA
5 12 (26.67%) CCIP
6 4 (8.89%) BC Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
7 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
8 2 (4.44%) CCSP
8 2 (4.44%) CISSP
9 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.22%) CCIE
9 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) vSphere
3 4 (8.89%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.67%) Firmware
4 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) KVM
5 2 (4.44%) vCloud
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Juniper
2 14 (31.11%) Nortel
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
4 10 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 8 (17.78%) IBM
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 5 (11.11%) CA
7 4 (8.89%) Splunk
7 4 (8.89%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle
8 3 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (6.67%) EMC
9 2 (4.44%) AlgoSec
9 2 (4.44%) Tufin
9 2 (4.44%) F5
9 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.44%) BMC
9 2 (4.44%) Fortinet