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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 17 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 60 36 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.78% 3.89% 5.23%
As % of the Vendors category 14.71% 7.66% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 20
Average daily rate
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£425 £281 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.00 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +112.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
408 470 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.10% 50.76% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 171 210
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 £255 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.29 £30.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.32% +95.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 55 (40.74%) Firewall
2 48 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (35.56%) Juniper
3 32 (23.70%) CheckPoint
4 28 (20.74%) VPN
4 28 (20.74%) CCNP
4 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
5 27 (20.00%) VoIP
5 27 (20.00%) MPLS
5 27 (20.00%) F5
6 25 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 25 (18.52%) CCIE
7 24 (17.78%) WAN
7 24 (17.78%) OSPF
8 23 (17.04%) BGP
9 21 (15.56%) LAN
9 21 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (14.81%) CCNA
11 19 (14.07%) Windows
11 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
12 18 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
12 18 (13.33%) C
13 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
13 17 (12.59%) DNS
14 16 (11.85%) Apache
14 16 (11.85%) CISSP
14 16 (11.85%) IPsec
14 16 (11.85%) GDB
14 16 (11.85%) Network Management
15 15 (11.11%) SNMP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (11.85%) Apache
2 14 (10.37%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.96%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Lync
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.96%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.96%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.74%) Firewall
2 28 (20.74%) VPN
3 27 (20.00%) VoIP
3 27 (20.00%) MPLS
4 25 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 24 (17.78%) WAN
5 24 (17.78%) OSPF
6 23 (17.04%) BGP
7 21 (15.56%) LAN
7 21 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
9 17 (12.59%) DNS
10 16 (11.85%) IPsec
11 15 (11.11%) SNMP
12 13 (9.63%) FWSM
12 13 (9.63%) BIG-IP
13 12 (8.89%) Network Security
14 11 (8.15%) TCP/IP
15 9 (6.67%) 4G
16 8 (5.93%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (11.85%) GDB
General
1 28 (20.74%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.67%) Finance
3 7 (5.19%) Retail
4 5 (3.70%) Back Office
4 5 (3.70%) Billing
5 3 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (16.30%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) IP Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Consultant
4 17 (12.59%) Architect
5 16 (11.85%) Security Engineer
6 15 (11.11%) Design Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Developer
8 10 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.93%) Network Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.19%) Programmer
10 7 (5.19%) C Developer
10 7 (5.19%) C Programmer
10 7 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (5.19%) Network Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Designer
11 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Technician
12 5 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) VXML
3 1 (0.74%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Kindle
2 3 (2.22%) PKI
3 2 (1.48%) Replication
3 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.74%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.74%) SecurID
4 1 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.74%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.07%) Windows
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) UNIX
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.96%) zOS
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.48%) AIX
10 1 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.85%) Network Management
2 14 (10.37%) ITIL
2 14 (10.37%) Network Design
3 13 (9.63%) Embedded Software Development
4 9 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 8 (5.93%) Change Management
5 8 (5.93%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (5.93%) Project Management
6 7 (5.19%) Information Security
7 6 (4.44%) Migration
7 6 (4.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.70%) CRM
8 5 (3.70%) Fault Management
9 4 (2.96%) Validation
9 4 (2.96%) Data Security
9 4 (2.96%) Load Balancing
9 4 (2.96%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (2.22%) Security Architecture
10 3 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.33%) C
2 10 (7.41%) SQL
3 9 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (2.22%) Python
5 2 (1.48%) C++
5 2 (1.48%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) Perl
5 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (20.74%) CCNP
3 25 (18.52%) CCIE
4 20 (14.81%) CCNA
5 19 (14.07%) Security Cleared
6 16 (11.85%) CISSP
7 12 (8.89%) CCSP
7 12 (8.89%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
8 8 (5.93%) CCDP
9 7 (5.19%) Degree
10 4 (2.96%) MCSE
10 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.22%) CCSE
11 3 (2.22%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.22%) CCSA
12 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.48%) PMP
12 2 (1.48%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.74%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) PCI DSS
1 8 (5.93%) SLA
2 6 (4.44%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.96%) Xen
4 3 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.48%) vSphere
5 2 (1.48%) XenApp
5 2 (1.48%) XenServer
5 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.74%) KVM
6 1 (0.74%) vCloud
6 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (10.37%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.22%) Nessus
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.74%) MOM
3 1 (0.74%) SCCM
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 48 (35.56%) Juniper
2 32 (23.70%) CheckPoint
3 27 (20.00%) F5
4 14 (10.37%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.89%) Huawei
6 9 (6.67%) Ericsson
6 9 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 8 (5.93%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (5.93%) VMware
7 8 (5.93%) Nokia
8 7 (5.19%) IBM
8 7 (5.19%) HP
8 7 (5.19%) Citrix
8 7 (5.19%) Oracle
9 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.22%) Radware
10 3 (2.22%) EMC
10 3 (2.22%) Redback
11 2 (1.48%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.48%) Brocade
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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