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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 20 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 43 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.56% 12.08% 4.79%
As % of the Vendors category 10.32% 21.72% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £314 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £23.44 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -11.83%
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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
155 198 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 53.82% 55.62% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 77 33
Average daily rate £350 £326 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £195 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.88 £15.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015, 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 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
3 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
5 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 15 (33.33%) CCNA
5 15 (33.33%) CCNP
6 14 (31.11%) BGP
7 13 (28.89%) Internet
8 12 (26.67%) VPN
8 12 (26.67%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Migration
9 10 (22.22%) Firewall
9 10 (22.22%) WAN
9 10 (22.22%) SAN
9 10 (22.22%) MPLS
10 9 (20.00%) OSPF
10 9 (20.00%) DSL
10 9 (20.00%) Nortel
10 9 (20.00%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) LAN
11 8 (17.78%) BC Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) xDSL
11 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (17.78%) ADSL
11 8 (17.78%) Windows
11 8 (17.78%) CCIP
11 8 (17.78%) RIP
11 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) SaaS
1 2 (4.44%) PaaS
1 2 (4.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Ethernet
2 14 (31.11%) BGP
3 13 (28.89%) Internet
4 12 (26.67%) VPN
5 10 (22.22%) SAN
5 10 (22.22%) WAN
5 10 (22.22%) MPLS
5 10 (22.22%) Firewall
6 9 (20.00%) OSPF
6 9 (20.00%) LAN
6 9 (20.00%) DSL
7 8 (17.78%) EIGRP
7 8 (17.78%) ADSL
7 8 (17.78%) RIP
7 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
7 8 (17.78%) xDSL
8 6 (13.33%) Frame Relay
8 6 (13.33%) Cisco ICM
8 6 (13.33%) SDH
8 6 (13.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) DB2
General
1 21 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) IP Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) IP Network Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Telephony Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) IVR
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) AIX
3 4 (8.89%) SUSE
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (6.67%) UNIX
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) CRM
2 5 (11.11%) Change Management
2 5 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL
4 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Network Design
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
4 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Data Management
5 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Campaign Management
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco ICM Scripting
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 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) CCNP
3 15 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (17.78%) CCIP
4 8 (17.78%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) vSphere
3 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.89%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (6.67%) KVM
5 3 (6.67%) Firmware
5 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.44%) vCloud
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Juniper
2 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 9 (20.00%) Nortel
4 8 (17.78%) IBM
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (11.11%) CA
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle
6 4 (8.89%) Splunk
6 4 (8.89%) Verint
7 3 (6.67%) Mitel
7 3 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
7 3 (6.67%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.44%) BMC
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp