The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 30 44 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 41 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.41% 3.77% 7.06%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 7.31% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +36.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £215 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
384 561 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.00% 51.61% 57.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 255 224
Average daily rate £385 £385 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 22
Average hourly rate £17.29 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.96% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Reading region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (40.18%) Juniper
1 45 (40.18%) Firewall
2 41 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (23.21%) CheckPoint
3 26 (23.21%) Telecoms
4 24 (21.43%) VPN
4 24 (21.43%) CCIE
4 24 (21.43%) F5
5 23 (20.54%) CCNP
5 23 (20.54%) OSPF
6 21 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (16.96%) BGP
7 19 (16.96%) MPLS
7 19 (16.96%) VoIP
8 17 (15.18%) CISSP
8 17 (15.18%) Windows
8 17 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (14.29%) GDB
9 16 (14.29%) C
9 16 (14.29%) Apache
9 16 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
9 16 (14.29%) IPsec
10 15 (13.39%) Network Management
10 15 (13.39%) WAN
10 15 (13.39%) SNMP
11 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 14 (12.50%) CCNA
12 13 (11.61%) LAN
12 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
12 13 (11.61%) Network Design

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.79%) Lync
5 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.57%) MS Office
3 3 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (40.18%) Firewall
2 24 (21.43%) VPN
3 23 (20.54%) OSPF
4 21 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (16.96%) BGP
5 19 (16.96%) MPLS
5 19 (16.96%) VoIP
6 17 (15.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (14.29%) IPsec
8 15 (13.39%) WAN
8 15 (13.39%) SNMP
9 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 13 (11.61%) LAN
10 13 (11.61%) BIG-IP
11 11 (9.82%) DNS
11 11 (9.82%) Network Security
11 11 (9.82%) FWSM
12 9 (8.04%) LTE
13 7 (6.25%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) GDB
2 1 (0.89%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (23.21%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (4.46%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Billing
5 3 (2.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) Consultant
2 18 (16.07%) IP Engineer
3 16 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Architect
5 13 (11.61%) Security Engineer
6 12 (10.71%) Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Programmer
7 7 (6.25%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) C Developer
7 7 (6.25%) C Programmer
7 7 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Designer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Security Designer
10 4 (3.57%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.68%) .NET
2 2 (1.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.89%) VXML
3 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.68%) PKI
2 2 (1.79%) Replication
2 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.89%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.89%) SecurID
3 1 (0.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 11 (9.82%) Linux
3 8 (7.14%) UNIX
4 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.57%) zOS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.39%) Network Management
2 13 (11.61%) Network Design
2 13 (11.61%) Embedded Software Development
3 12 (10.71%) ITIL
4 10 (8.93%) Network Architecture
5 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering
8 5 (4.46%) Project Management
8 5 (4.46%) Information Security
9 4 (3.57%) Validation
9 4 (3.57%) Migration
9 4 (3.57%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.68%) CRM
10 3 (2.68%) Load Balancing
11 2 (1.79%) Project Planning
11 2 (1.79%) Business Development
11 2 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) C
2 9 (8.04%) Embedded C
3 3 (2.68%) SQL
3 3 (2.68%) Python
4 2 (1.79%) C++
4 2 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.89%) Perl
5 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (36.61%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (21.43%) CCIE
3 23 (20.54%) CCNP
4 17 (15.18%) CISSP
5 14 (12.50%) CCNA
6 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
7 12 (10.71%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (9.82%) CCSP
9 8 (7.14%) CCDP
10 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
11 6 (5.36%) Degree
12 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.68%) MCSE
12 3 (2.68%) CCSA
12 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.79%) CCSE
13 2 (1.79%) PMP
13 2 (1.79%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.89%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 8 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) Xen
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
4 2 (1.79%) XenServer
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (0.89%) KVM
5 1 (0.89%) vCloud
5 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.89%) NFS
5 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.68%) Nessus
2 3 (2.68%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.89%) MOM
3 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Juniper
2 26 (23.21%) CheckPoint
3 24 (21.43%) F5
4 10 (8.93%) Blue Coat
4 10 (8.93%) HP
4 10 (8.93%) Ericsson
5 8 (7.14%) Huawei
5 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.14%) Citrix
5 8 (7.14%) Nokia
6 7 (6.25%) VMware
7 6 (5.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 5 (4.46%) IBM
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle
9 4 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.68%) Radware
10 3 (2.68%) Nortel
10 3 (2.68%) Redback
10 3 (2.68%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.79%) Tufin
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