The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Maidenhead 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 15 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.13% 12.33% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 23.08% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 0
Average daily rate £338 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 37.40% 53.42% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 6
Average daily rate £325 £280 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Berkshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 19 (65.52%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) DNS
3 18 (62.07%) Windows 7
4 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) SAN
5 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (51.72%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) HP
6 15 (51.72%) Symantec
7 14 (48.28%) MPLS
7 14 (48.28%) WAN
7 14 (48.28%) NetBackup
7 14 (48.28%) WSUS
7 14 (48.28%) SCCM
8 12 (41.38%) vSphere
8 12 (41.38%) Blue Coat
8 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (41.38%) Internet
8 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
9 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
10 9 (31.03%) LDAP
10 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
11 8 (27.59%) SMTP
11 8 (27.59%) HTTP
11 8 (27.59%) Brocade

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
1 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 18 (62.07%) DNS
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) SAN
4 16 (55.17%) VPN
5 14 (48.28%) MPLS
5 14 (48.28%) WAN
6 12 (41.38%) Internet
7 9 (31.03%) LDAP
8 8 (27.59%) SMTP
8 8 (27.59%) HTTP
9 6 (20.69%) BGP
9 6 (20.69%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (17.24%) VoIP
11 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 4 (13.79%) OSPF
11 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
12 3 (10.34%) DMZ
12 3 (10.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.69%) Japanese Language
3 4 (13.79%) French Language
3 4 (13.79%) German Language
3 4 (13.79%) Italian Language
4 2 (6.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 10 (34.48%) Team Leader
2 7 (24.14%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
2 1 (3.45%) iPhone
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows 7
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) Linux
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Project Management
1 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Security Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Operations Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.45%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Web Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) CCSA
4 2 (6.90%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.45%) CCVP
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) vSphere
3 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) NetBackup
1 14 (48.28%) WSUS
1 14 (48.28%) SCCM
2 12 (41.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
1 15 (51.72%) HP
1 15 (51.72%) Symantec
2 12 (41.38%) Blue Coat
2 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Brocade
5 6 (20.69%) McAfee
6 4 (13.79%) F5
7 3 (10.34%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (10.34%) Juniper
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) Nokia
8 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.90%) Genesys
8 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
8 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.45%) Avaya