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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 10 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 89 47 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.04% 5.37% 4.02%
As % of the Vendors category 17.69% 12.24% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 20
Average daily rate £378 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
503 384 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.07% 43.84% 50.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 211 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 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
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 12 February 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 65 (52.00%) Firewall
2 49 (39.20%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (34.40%) Juniper
4 34 (27.20%) VPN
5 33 (26.40%) CCNP
6 32 (25.60%) LAN
7 31 (24.80%) CheckPoint
7 31 (24.80%) MPLS
8 28 (22.40%) VLAN
9 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
9 26 (20.80%) BGP
9 26 (20.80%) F5
10 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 25 (20.00%) OSPF
10 25 (20.00%) WAN
10 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 25 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (19.20%) CCNA
12 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
13 20 (16.00%) Load Balancing
14 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
14 19 (15.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (13.60%) VMware
15 17 (13.60%) Windows
15 17 (13.60%) Linux
16 14 (11.20%) ITIL
16 14 (11.20%) Ethernet
16 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.20%) Internet
16 14 (11.20%) Huawei

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (2.40%) IIS
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) IaaS
2 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (52.00%) Firewall
2 34 (27.20%) VPN
3 32 (25.60%) LAN
4 31 (24.80%) MPLS
5 28 (22.40%) VLAN
6 26 (20.80%) BGP
7 25 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (20.00%) OSPF
7 25 (20.00%) WAN
8 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
9 19 (15.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (11.20%) Ethernet
10 14 (11.20%) Internet
11 13 (10.40%) Broadband
12 12 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (8.80%) Wireless
14 10 (8.00%) DNS
14 10 (8.00%) WebEx
15 8 (6.40%) Cisco Wireless
15 8 (6.40%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (15.20%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.60%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) French Language
4 1 (0.80%) German Language
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
4 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (14.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (10.40%) Architect
4 13 (10.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) IP Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) Consultant
8 6 (4.80%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) Cisco Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Cisco Network Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Designer
9 5 (4.00%) Network Designer
9 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.20%) Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Network Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.20%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.60%) CSS
1 2 (1.60%) XMPP
2 1 (0.80%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.80%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) PMI
4 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.80%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Linux
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.60%) CentOS
3 2 (1.60%) Unix
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) AIX
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (11.20%) ITIL
3 11 (8.80%) Network Design
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
5 8 (6.40%) Migration
6 6 (4.80%) High Availability
7 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.20%) Change Control
8 4 (3.20%) Change Management
8 4 (3.20%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.40%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (2.40%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.40%) Network Management
9 3 (2.40%) Presales
9 3 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.40%) Software Architecture
10 2 (1.60%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.60%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) Python
2 4 (3.20%) Perl
3 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.60%) Ruby
4 2 (1.60%) SQL
5 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (39.20%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (26.40%) CCNP
3 26 (20.80%) Security Cleared
4 25 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 24 (19.20%) CCNA
6 12 (9.60%) CCIE
7 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (4.80%) MCSA
9 5 (4.00%) MCP
10 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
10 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.40%) MCSE
11 3 (2.40%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.60%) CCDP
12 2 (1.60%) CCVP
12 2 (1.60%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.60%) PMP
13 1 (0.80%) Degree
13 1 (0.80%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.40%) vSphere
5 2 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.60%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.80%) Firmware
6 1 (0.80%) KVM
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.40%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (1.60%) OPNET
5 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.80%) Puppet
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (34.40%) Juniper
2 31 (24.80%) CheckPoint
3 26 (20.80%) F5
4 17 (13.60%) VMware
5 14 (11.20%) Huawei
5 14 (11.20%) Microsoft
6 10 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 9 (7.20%) HP
8 7 (5.60%) Blue Coat
8 7 (5.60%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.80%) IBM
10 5 (4.00%) BT
10 5 (4.00%) Citrix
11 4 (3.20%) Avaya
11 4 (3.20%) Dell
11 4 (3.20%) Hitachi
11 4 (3.20%) Intel
12 3 (2.40%) Nokia
12 3 (2.40%) Nortel
12 3 (2.40%) Remedy
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