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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 11 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.41% 5.43% 8.96%
As % of the Vendors category 16.07% 11.19% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Average daily rate
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£244 £462 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.18% +92.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £462 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £462 £248
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 £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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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
112 134 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 52.34% 48.55% 62.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 32
Average daily rate £313 £323 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 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 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (45.95%) Juniper
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
6 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
7 10 (27.03%) CCNP
8 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
8 9 (24.32%) VPN
9 8 (21.62%) SSL
9 8 (21.62%) Network Security
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (18.92%) Nortel
11 6 (16.22%) CCIP
11 6 (16.22%) Internet
11 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (13.51%) Lync
12 5 (13.51%) F5
12 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
12 5 (13.51%) ITIL
12 5 (13.51%) CISSP
13 4 (10.81%) NetScreen
13 4 (10.81%) Linux

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.51%) Lync
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Ethernet
2 9 (24.32%) VPN
3 8 (21.62%) SSL
3 8 (21.62%) Network Security
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (16.22%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) NetScreen
5 4 (10.81%) IPsec
6 3 (8.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (8.11%) Wireless
6 3 (8.11%) RIP
6 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.11%) LAN
6 3 (8.11%) MPLS
6 3 (8.11%) OSPF
7 2 (5.41%) DSL
7 2 (5.41%) SDH
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (54.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) IP Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Incident Management
1 5 (13.51%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Network Design
2 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
3 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.41%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) eTOM
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.41%) Change Management
4 2 (5.41%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (5.41%) Change Control
4 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNA
2 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 10 (27.03%) CCNP
5 6 (16.22%) CCIP
6 5 (13.51%) CISSP
7 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
7 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 3 (8.11%) CCSE
8 3 (8.11%) CISA
8 3 (8.11%) CCSA
9 2 (5.41%) CCSP
10 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
10 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.70%) MCTS
10 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.70%) MCSE
10 1 (2.70%) MCSA
10 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) VMware ESX
2 4 (10.81%) UAG
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Juniper
2 11 (29.73%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.92%) Nortel
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) AlgoSec
7 2 (5.41%) Tufin
8 1 (2.70%) Verint
8 1 (2.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.70%) BT
8 1 (2.70%) Cramer
8 1 (2.70%) Brocade
8 1 (2.70%) SAP
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) EMC