The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 17 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 48 14
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco 76 21 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.11% 2.75% 7.88%
As % of the Vendors category 13.52% 5.44% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 18
Average daily rate £338 £364 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £273 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £180.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+800.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
562 386 609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.57% 50.52% 55.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 147 217
Average daily rate £375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +93.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
Berkshire

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 41 (39.42%) Firewall
2 37 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (33.65%) Juniper
4 31 (29.81%) MPLS
5 28 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 28 (26.92%) DNS
5 28 (26.92%) Telecoms
6 26 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (21.15%) CCNP
8 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
9 20 (19.23%) WAN
10 19 (18.27%) VPN
11 18 (17.31%) LAN
11 18 (17.31%) Windows
11 18 (17.31%) BGP
11 18 (17.31%) F5
12 17 (16.35%) VoIP
12 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
12 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.35%) CCNA
12 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
13 16 (15.38%) Network Design
13 16 (15.38%) Ethernet
14 15 (14.42%) CCIE
14 15 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (13.46%) ITIL
16 13 (12.50%) OSPF
16 13 (12.50%) Huawei
17 12 (11.54%) Degree
17 12 (11.54%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (16.35%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.62%) IIS
3 6 (5.77%) Apache
3 6 (5.77%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (5.77%) Lync
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
3 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.42%) Firewall
2 31 (29.81%) MPLS
3 28 (26.92%) DNS
4 26 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (19.23%) WAN
6 19 (18.27%) VPN
7 18 (17.31%) BGP
7 18 (17.31%) LAN
8 17 (16.35%) VoIP
9 16 (15.38%) Ethernet
10 15 (14.42%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (12.50%) OSPF
12 12 (11.54%) IPsec
13 11 (10.58%) Cisco PIX
13 11 (10.58%) FWSM
14 10 (9.62%) 4G
15 9 (8.65%) Wireless
16 8 (7.69%) Network Security
16 8 (7.69%) ATM
17 7 (6.73%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 28 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.69%) Legal
3 6 (5.77%) Back Office
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Finance
5 4 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) Security Engineer
2 15 (14.42%) IP Engineer
3 14 (13.46%) Architect
4 13 (12.50%) Consultant
5 12 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Design Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (4.81%) Support Consultant
10 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Server Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Network Support
11 3 (2.88%) Network Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) Senior Design Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Senior IP Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.96%) Flash
2 1 (0.96%) WAP
2 1 (0.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.62%) PKI
2 4 (3.85%) Kindle
3 3 (2.88%) Replication
3 3 (2.88%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) Handset
5 1 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
2 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.92%) Solaris
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) HPUX
5 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.38%) Network Design
2 14 (13.46%) ITIL
3 12 (11.54%) Change Management
4 11 (10.58%) Configuration Management
4 11 (10.58%) Fault Management
5 8 (7.69%) Validation
5 8 (7.69%) Migration
6 7 (6.73%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.73%) Network Management
7 6 (5.77%) Project Management
7 6 (5.77%) Service Management
7 6 (5.77%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (4.81%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.85%) CRM
9 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) C
2 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (35.58%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (21.15%) CCNP
3 17 (16.35%) CCNA
3 17 (16.35%) Security Cleared
4 15 (14.42%) CCIE
5 12 (11.54%) Degree
6 10 (9.62%) CCSP
7 9 (8.65%) CCDP
8 8 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
10 6 (5.77%) MCTS
10 6 (5.77%) MCITP
10 6 (5.77%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (5.77%) CISSP
11 2 (1.92%) MCSE
11 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.92%) CCSA
12 1 (0.96%) CCVP
12 1 (0.96%) CCSE
12 1 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) ISO 9001
1 6 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.88%) SLA
3 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) QA
4 1 (0.96%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (20.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.88%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.96%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) XenServer
4 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.96%) Zenoss
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Juniper
2 28 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 18 (17.31%) F5
4 17 (16.35%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.50%) Huawei
6 10 (9.62%) Nortel
7 8 (7.69%) VMware
8 7 (6.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 7 (6.73%) Avaya
9 6 (5.77%) Lotus
10 5 (4.81%) NetApp
11 4 (3.85%) Ericsson
12 3 (2.88%) CA
12 3 (2.88%) Nokia
12 3 (2.88%) Veritas
12 3 (2.88%) Apple
12 3 (2.88%) Citrix
12 3 (2.88%) HP
12 3 (2.88%) EMC
12 3 (2.88%) IBM
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