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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 30 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.07% 6.78% 3.89%
As % of the Vendors category 9.54% 14.78% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 12
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£388 £425 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £294 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £41.29 £41.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +3.44%
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
503 406 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 53.17% 45.88% 50.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 166 170
Average daily rate £400 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £255 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 26
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (34.09%) CCNP
2 30 (34.09%) Firewall
3 22 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (22.73%) CCIE
4 20 (22.73%) CCNA
5 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
6 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
6 17 (19.32%) LAN
7 16 (18.18%) VoIP
7 16 (18.18%) Juniper
8 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
8 15 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (17.05%) F5
9 14 (15.91%) WAN
9 14 (15.91%) VMware
10 13 (14.77%) BGP
11 12 (13.64%) HP
11 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
12 11 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
12 11 (12.50%) VPN
12 11 (12.50%) ITIL
12 11 (12.50%) OSPF
13 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
13 10 (11.36%) Windows
13 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (11.36%) Network Security
14 9 (10.23%) VLAN
14 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 7 (7.95%) Lync
2 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.41%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Mimecast
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.09%) Firewall
2 17 (19.32%) LAN
3 16 (18.18%) VoIP
4 15 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (15.91%) WAN
6 13 (14.77%) BGP
7 11 (12.50%) VPN
7 11 (12.50%) OSPF
8 10 (11.36%) Network Security
8 10 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (10.23%) VLAN
10 8 (9.09%) Wireless
11 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (7.95%) Unified Communications
12 6 (6.82%) IPsec
13 5 (5.68%) MPLS
13 5 (5.68%) SSL
13 5 (5.68%) Cisco ICM
14 4 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
14 4 (4.55%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) DB2
General
1 18 (20.45%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Legal
3 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Military
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Consultant
3 8 (9.09%) Architect
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Designer
7 3 (3.41%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) IP Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Network Operations Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) REST
2 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.27%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) SOAP
2 2 (2.27%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) IVR
3 3 (3.41%) PKI
3 3 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.14%) PMI
5 1 (1.14%) CESG
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) UNIX
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) VMS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.14%) HPUX
5 1 (1.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.50%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 9 (10.23%) Project Management
3 9 (10.23%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.09%) Migration
5 5 (5.68%) Quality Management
5 5 (5.68%) Network Design
6 4 (4.55%) Business Development
6 4 (4.55%) QMS
6 4 (4.55%) Service Management
6 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.55%) Change Control
7 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.41%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (3.41%) Network Management
7 3 (3.41%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (3.41%) Validation
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
7 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) C
2 4 (4.55%) Java
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) Python
4 2 (2.27%) Tcl
4 2 (2.27%) VBScript
4 2 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (1.14%) Perl
5 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (34.09%) CCNP
3 20 (22.73%) CCIE
3 20 (22.73%) CCNA
4 15 (17.05%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
5 7 (7.95%) Degree
6 6 (6.82%) CCVP
7 5 (5.68%) CCDP
8 3 (3.41%) CCSP
8 3 (3.41%) MCSE
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.41%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.27%) CCSA
9 2 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.27%) CISSP
9 2 (2.27%) CCSE
9 2 (2.27%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.27%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) XenServer
4 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.41%) SCCM
4 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 3 (3.41%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.18%) Juniper
4 15 (17.05%) F5
5 14 (15.91%) VMware
6 12 (13.64%) HP
7 8 (9.09%) Citrix
7 8 (9.09%) Nokia
8 5 (5.68%) NetApp
8 5 (5.68%) Avaya
8 5 (5.68%) IBM
8 5 (5.68%) Dell
8 5 (5.68%) Crossbeam
8 5 (5.68%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.55%) Varonis
9 4 (4.55%) Zerto
9 4 (4.55%) Neverfail
9 4 (4.55%) Veeam
9 4 (4.55%) Symantec
10 3 (3.41%) Huawei
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