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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 43 15
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 78 31 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.63% 3.44% 7.92%
As % of the Vendors category 17.03% 6.77% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 13 34
Median daily rate £375 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £162 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £18.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £22.00 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +32.35%
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
458 458 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.66% 50.89% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 233 219
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +46.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £22.50 £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 78 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (45.68%) Firewall
3 55 (33.95%) CCNP
4 44 (27.16%) Juniper
5 40 (24.69%) MPLS
6 39 (24.07%) WAN
7 37 (22.84%) LAN
8 36 (22.22%) CCNA
9 35 (21.60%) VPN
9 35 (21.60%) Telecoms
9 35 (21.60%) VMware
10 33 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (20.37%) Windows
10 33 (20.37%) CheckPoint
11 30 (18.52%) BGP
12 29 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (17.28%) F5
13 28 (17.28%) Linux
14 27 (16.67%) Data Centre
15 25 (15.43%) OSPF
16 24 (14.81%) Security Cleared
16 24 (14.81%) Windows Server
17 21 (12.96%) SC Cleared
17 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
18 20 (12.35%) Wireless
19 18 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
20 17 (10.49%) IPsec
20 17 (10.49%) Internet
20 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
20 17 (10.49%) CCIE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.23%) Apache
2 2 (1.23%) IIS
2 2 (1.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) IaaS
1 5 (3.09%) SaaS
2 3 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (45.68%) Firewall
2 40 (24.69%) MPLS
3 39 (24.07%) WAN
4 37 (22.84%) LAN
5 35 (21.60%) VPN
6 33 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (18.52%) BGP
8 29 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (15.43%) OSPF
10 21 (12.96%) TCP/IP
11 20 (12.35%) Wireless
12 18 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (10.49%) Internet
13 17 (10.49%) IPsec
14 16 (9.88%) DNS
14 16 (9.88%) EIGRP
15 14 (8.64%) Ethernet
16 13 (8.02%) Broadband
16 13 (8.02%) VLAN
17 12 (7.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.23%) Big Data
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (21.60%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.02%) Finance
3 3 (1.85%) Back Office
3 3 (1.85%) Billing
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) German Language
5 1 (0.62%) Legal
5 1 (0.62%) Military
5 1 (0.62%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 59 (36.42%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (9.26%) IP Engineer
5 13 (8.02%) Architect
5 13 (8.02%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (6.79%) Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Security Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) LAN Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Designer
10 7 (4.32%) Network Designer
11 6 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 6 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Support
11 6 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.09%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.85%) CSS
1 3 (1.85%) MSMQ
1 3 (1.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.23%) XMPP
3 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.62%) CGI
3 1 (0.62%) VXML
3 1 (0.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (3.09%) FlexPod
3 3 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.85%) IVR
3 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.85%) Private Cloud
3 3 (1.85%) Replication
4 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) PMI
4 2 (1.23%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.62%) CCTV
5 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.62%) IPTV
5 1 (0.62%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.62%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.37%) Windows
2 28 (17.28%) Linux
3 24 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.09%) CentOS
5 4 (2.47%) Data ONTAP
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.23%) Unix
8 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (8.64%) ITIL
2 13 (8.02%) High Availability
2 13 (8.02%) Network Design
2 13 (8.02%) Project Management
3 12 (7.41%) Change Management
4 9 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 9 (5.56%) Network Management
5 8 (4.94%) Network Architecture
5 8 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.32%) Migration
6 7 (4.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (4.32%) Presales
6 7 (4.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (3.09%) Change Control
8 5 (3.09%) DDoS Mitigation
8 5 (3.09%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 5 (3.09%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.47%) CRM
9 4 (2.47%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) Python
2 6 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.09%) Ruby
4 3 (1.85%) Perl
5 2 (1.23%) SQL
6 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (33.95%) CCNP
3 36 (22.22%) CCNA
4 24 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 21 (12.96%) SC Cleared
6 17 (10.49%) CCIE
7 15 (9.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.56%) MCSA
10 8 (4.94%) MCP
11 5 (3.09%) CCSA
11 5 (3.09%) CCSE
11 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.09%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.09%) PMI Certification
12 4 (2.47%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.47%) Degree
12 4 (2.47%) PMP
13 3 (1.85%) CCA
13 3 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (8.02%) vSphere
3 8 (4.94%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.94%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.47%) vCloud
6 3 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.62%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.62%) KVM
7 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (4.94%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.70%) OPNET
3 4 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.85%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.85%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.85%) Nagios
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) Puppet
5 1 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (27.16%) Juniper
2 35 (21.60%) VMware
3 33 (20.37%) CheckPoint
4 28 (17.28%) F5
5 17 (10.49%) Microsoft
6 14 (8.64%) HP
6 14 (8.64%) Palo Alto
7 13 (8.02%) Blue Coat
7 13 (8.02%) Fortinet
7 13 (8.02%) Huawei
8 12 (7.41%) IBM
9 11 (6.79%) Citrix
9 11 (6.79%) Dell
10 8 (4.94%) Hitachi
10 8 (4.94%) Intel
11 7 (4.32%) NetApp
11 7 (4.32%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.70%) EMC
12 6 (3.70%) Nokia
12 6 (3.70%) Riverbed
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day.
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago