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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 28 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 42 39 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.83% 3.83% 6.02%
As % of the Vendors category 10.50% 7.57% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +13.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £265 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
Cisco
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
400 515 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.03% 50.64% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 215 224
Average daily rate £388 £385 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (39.66%) Juniper
2 45 (38.79%) Firewall
3 43 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (22.41%) CheckPoint
4 26 (22.41%) Telecoms
5 25 (21.55%) CCIE
5 25 (21.55%) F5
6 24 (20.69%) VPN
7 23 (19.83%) CCNP
7 23 (19.83%) OSPF
8 20 (17.24%) BGP
8 20 (17.24%) VoIP
9 19 (16.38%) MPLS
9 19 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (14.66%) CISSP
10 17 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (13.79%) GDB
11 16 (13.79%) WAN
11 16 (13.79%) Apache
11 16 (13.79%) C
11 16 (13.79%) Windows
11 16 (13.79%) CCNA
11 16 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
11 16 (13.79%) IPsec
12 15 (12.93%) Network Design
12 15 (12.93%) SNMP
12 15 (12.93%) Network Management
13 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
13 14 (12.07%) LAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.79%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.72%) Lync
6 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.45%) MS Office
3 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (38.79%) Firewall
2 24 (20.69%) VPN
3 23 (19.83%) OSPF
4 20 (17.24%) BGP
4 20 (17.24%) VoIP
5 19 (16.38%) MPLS
5 19 (16.38%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (14.66%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (13.79%) WAN
7 16 (13.79%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (13.79%) IPsec
8 15 (12.93%) SNMP
9 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 14 (12.07%) LAN
10 13 (11.21%) BIG-IP
11 11 (9.48%) DNS
11 11 (9.48%) FWSM
12 10 (8.62%) Network Security
13 9 (7.76%) LTE
14 7 (6.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.79%) GDB
2 1 (0.86%) AdminStudio
General
1 26 (22.41%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
3 5 (4.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.45%) Billing
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.52%) IP Engineer
3 17 (14.66%) Consultant
4 16 (13.79%) Architect
4 16 (13.79%) Design Engineer
5 14 (12.07%) Security Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) C Developer
7 7 (6.03%) C Programmer
7 7 (6.03%) Network Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Programmer
8 6 (5.17%) Designer
8 6 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.31%) Security Designer
9 5 (4.31%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) .NET
2 2 (1.72%) Middleware
3 1 (0.86%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.86%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.59%) PKI
2 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (0.86%) IVR
3 1 (0.86%) SecurID
3 1 (0.86%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) UNIX
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) zOS
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.93%) Network Design
1 15 (12.93%) Network Management
2 13 (11.21%) ITIL
2 13 (11.21%) Embedded Software Development
3 10 (8.62%) Network Architecture
4 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
5 8 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (6.03%) Project Management
7 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.17%) Information Security
8 5 (4.31%) Migration
9 4 (3.45%) Validation
9 4 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.59%) Load Balancing
10 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.59%) CRM
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.72%) Change Management
11 2 (1.72%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.79%) C
2 9 (7.76%) Embedded C
3 4 (3.45%) Python
3 4 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (1.72%) C++
4 2 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (37.07%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.55%) CCIE
3 23 (19.83%) CCNP
4 17 (14.66%) CISSP
5 16 (13.79%) CCNA
5 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
6 12 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
7 11 (9.48%) CCSP
8 9 (7.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.90%) CCDP
10 7 (6.03%) Degree
11 4 (3.45%) MCSE
11 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.59%) CCSA
12 3 (2.59%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.72%) PMP
13 2 (1.72%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.72%) CCSE
13 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 1 (0.86%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) SLA
1 8 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) COBIT
3 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Xen
4 2 (1.72%) XenApp
4 2 (1.72%) XenServer
4 2 (1.72%) vSphere
4 2 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.86%) KVM
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.86%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (11.21%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.59%) Nessus
2 3 (2.59%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) Juniper
2 26 (22.41%) CheckPoint
3 25 (21.55%) F5
4 10 (8.62%) HP
4 10 (8.62%) Ericsson
4 10 (8.62%) Blue Coat
5 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.90%) Citrix
6 8 (6.90%) Nokia
6 8 (6.90%) Huawei
7 7 (6.03%) VMware
8 6 (5.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (5.17%) IBM
9 5 (4.31%) Oracle
10 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.59%) Redback
11 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.59%) Radware
11 3 (2.59%) Nortel
12 2 (1.72%) Dell
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