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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 12 40 20
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 26 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.39% 3.07% 7.63%
As % of the Vendors category 19.11% 5.69% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 9 25
Median daily rate £418 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
429 457 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.14% 54.02% 49.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 215 191
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 16
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 81 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (43.64%) Firewall
3 61 (36.97%) CCNP
4 45 (27.27%) Juniper
5 37 (22.42%) CheckPoint
5 37 (22.42%) MPLS
6 36 (21.82%) Telecoms
6 36 (21.82%) WAN
7 35 (21.21%) VMware
8 34 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (20.00%) CCNA
9 33 (20.00%) BGP
10 32 (19.39%) Windows
10 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (18.79%) LAN
12 28 (16.97%) VPN
13 27 (16.36%) OSPF
13 27 (16.36%) F5
13 27 (16.36%) Data Centre
14 26 (15.76%) Linux
15 23 (13.94%) Windows Server
16 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
16 21 (12.73%) Wireless
16 21 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (12.12%) Fortinet
17 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
17 20 (12.12%) CCIE
18 18 (10.91%) EIGRP
19 17 (10.30%) DNS
19 17 (10.30%) Microsoft

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 (2.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.61%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) IaaS
1 5 (3.03%) SaaS
2 4 (2.42%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.61%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (43.64%) Firewall
2 37 (22.42%) MPLS
3 36 (21.82%) WAN
4 34 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (20.00%) BGP
6 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (18.79%) LAN
8 28 (16.97%) VPN
9 27 (16.36%) OSPF
10 21 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
10 21 (12.73%) Wireless
11 18 (10.91%) EIGRP
12 17 (10.30%) DNS
12 17 (10.30%) Network Security
13 15 (9.09%) Ethernet
13 15 (9.09%) Internet
13 15 (9.09%) IPsec
14 14 (8.48%) Cisco Wireless
15 13 (7.88%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.21%) Big Data
1 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.48%) Finance
3 3 (1.82%) Billing
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Military
5 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 62 (37.58%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (11.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 14 (8.48%) Architect
5 14 (8.48%) IP Engineer
6 11 (6.67%) Consultant
7 9 (5.45%) Support Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) LAN Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Designer
9 7 (4.24%) IP Security Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.24%) Network Designer
9 7 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) MSMQ
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (1.21%) CSS
2 2 (1.21%) VXML
3 1 (0.61%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.03%) FlexPod
4 3 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.82%) Replication
5 2 (1.21%) IVR
5 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.21%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.61%) CCTV
6 1 (0.61%) CMDB
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.61%) IPTV
6 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.39%) Windows
2 26 (15.76%) Linux
3 23 (13.94%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.42%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.82%) CentOS
5 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.09%) High Availability
2 14 (8.48%) Change Management
3 12 (7.27%) Network Design
3 12 (7.27%) Network Management
3 12 (7.27%) Project Management
4 10 (6.06%) ITIL
4 10 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.06%) Network Architecture
5 9 (5.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 9 (5.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.24%) DDoS Mitigation
7 7 (4.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 7 (4.24%) Presales
8 6 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (3.64%) Migration
9 5 (3.03%) CRM
10 4 (2.42%) Quality Management
10 4 (2.42%) SIEM
10 4 (2.42%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.45%) Python
2 8 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.24%) Ruby
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (36.97%) CCNP
3 33 (20.00%) CCNA
4 20 (12.12%) CCIE
4 20 (12.12%) Security Cleared
5 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
6 15 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (5.45%) MCSA
9 8 (4.85%) MCP
10 7 (4.24%) CCSA
10 7 (4.24%) CCSE
11 6 (3.64%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.03%) CISSP
12 5 (3.03%) Degree
13 4 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.82%) CCA
14 3 (1.82%) JNCIS
14 3 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (9.09%) vSphere
3 9 (5.45%) ProxySG
4 8 (4.85%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.24%) Active Directory
6 4 (2.42%) vCloud
7 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.82%) XenApp
8 2 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.61%) Ceph
9 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (7.88%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.85%) OPNET
3 7 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (1.82%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.82%) Nagios
5 2 (1.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.21%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.61%) Ansible
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.61%) Kibana
6 1 (0.61%) logstash
6 1 (0.61%) Puppet
6 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (27.27%) Juniper
2 37 (22.42%) CheckPoint
3 35 (21.21%) VMware
4 27 (16.36%) F5
5 20 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 17 (10.30%) Microsoft
7 14 (8.48%) HP
8 13 (7.88%) Citrix
9 12 (7.27%) Blue Coat
9 12 (7.27%) Huawei
10 11 (6.67%) Dell
10 11 (6.67%) IBM
10 11 (6.67%) Palo Alto
11 9 (5.45%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.85%) Hitachi
12 8 (4.85%) Intel
12 8 (4.85%) Nokia
12 8 (4.85%) Riverbed
13 7 (4.24%) NetApp
14 6 (3.64%) EMC
Reading, Berkshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago