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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 54 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.81% 5.29% 4.53%
As % of the Vendors category 14.55% 10.23% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 20
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £30.25 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.01 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.82% -2.30%
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
330 528 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.81% 51.71% 47.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 304 192
Median daily rate £394 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 34
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.91% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 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 30 September 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 72 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (43.51%) CCNP
3 52 (39.69%) Firewall
4 37 (28.24%) Juniper
5 33 (25.19%) CheckPoint
6 32 (24.43%) LAN
7 30 (22.90%) CCIE
8 29 (22.14%) WAN
8 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
9 27 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (20.61%) CCNA
10 26 (19.85%) Data Centre
11 23 (17.56%) F5
12 22 (16.79%) BGP
13 21 (16.03%) ITIL
13 21 (16.03%) Network Security
14 19 (14.50%) Windows
15 18 (13.74%) WLAN
15 18 (13.74%) Fortinet
15 18 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (12.98%) OSPF
17 16 (12.21%) Linux
18 15 (11.45%) VPN
19 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
19 14 (10.69%) MPLS
19 14 (10.69%) Wireless
19 14 (10.69%) Finance
20 13 (9.92%) EIGRP
20 13 (9.92%) Nokia
20 13 (9.92%) VMware

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 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.76%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) SaaS
3 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (39.69%) Firewall
2 32 (24.43%) LAN
3 29 (22.14%) WAN
4 27 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (16.79%) BGP
6 21 (16.03%) Network Security
7 18 (13.74%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (13.74%) WLAN
8 17 (12.98%) OSPF
9 15 (11.45%) VPN
10 14 (10.69%) MPLS
10 14 (10.69%) TCP/IP
10 14 (10.69%) Wireless
11 13 (9.92%) EIGRP
12 12 (9.16%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (9.16%) Cisco PIX
12 12 (9.16%) DNS
13 11 (8.40%) IPsec
14 10 (7.63%) Cisco Wireless
15 9 (6.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (22.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.69%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Back Office
3 5 (3.82%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (39.69%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.50%) Consultant
3 16 (12.21%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Security Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Network Consultant
6 10 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Architect
8 8 (6.11%) LAN Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) IP Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.58%) IP Security Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Citrix Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Network Architect
12 4 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 4 (3.05%) Security Consultant
13 3 (2.29%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.05%) XMPP
2 3 (2.29%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.53%) VXML
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.76%) Flash
4 1 (0.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (3.82%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.53%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.53%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.53%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.76%) CMDB
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.76%) IPTV
6 1 (0.76%) IVR
6 1 (0.76%) PKI
6 1 (0.76%) PMI
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Windows
2 16 (12.21%) Linux
3 7 (5.34%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.58%) Solaris
4 6 (4.58%) Unix
5 5 (3.82%) AIX
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.03%) ITIL
2 12 (9.16%) Load Balancing
3 11 (8.40%) Change Management
3 11 (8.40%) Migration
3 11 (8.40%) Network Management
4 9 (6.87%) Network Architecture
4 9 (6.87%) Network Design
5 8 (6.11%) High Availability
5 8 (6.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 8 (6.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 7 (5.34%) DDoS Mitigation
7 6 (4.58%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.82%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.82%) CRM
8 5 (3.82%) Project Management
8 5 (3.82%) SIEM
9 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.58%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.05%) Python
3 3 (2.29%) SQL
4 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.53%) Ruby
5 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) Korn
5 1 (0.76%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (54.96%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (43.51%) CCNP
3 30 (22.90%) CCIE
4 27 (20.61%) CCNA
5 8 (6.11%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.34%) CCVP
6 7 (5.34%) Degree
6 7 (5.34%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.58%) CCSA
7 6 (4.58%) CCSE
7 6 (4.58%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.82%) CISSP
9 3 (2.29%) CCA
9 3 (2.29%) CCENT
9 3 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.29%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.29%) PMP
9 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.53%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) SLA
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (6.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.58%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.29%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.29%) vSphere
3 3 (2.29%) XenApp
4 2 (1.53%) Ceph
4 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) Dovecot
5 1 (0.76%) iptables
5 1 (0.76%) KVM
5 1 (0.76%) Sendmail
5 1 (0.76%) Squid
5 1 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) FortiGate
2 11 (8.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (5.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.58%) OPNET
5 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.53%) Ansible
6 2 (1.53%) Puppet
7 1 (0.76%) Cacti
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.76%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.76%) Kibana
7 1 (0.76%) logstash
7 1 (0.76%) Nagios
7 1 (0.76%) Nessus
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.76%) RANCID
7 1 (0.76%) SnapMirror
7 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (28.24%) Juniper
2 33 (25.19%) CheckPoint
3 23 (17.56%) F5
4 18 (13.74%) Fortinet
5 13 (9.92%) Nokia
5 13 (9.92%) VMware
6 9 (6.87%) Citrix
6 9 (6.87%) Huawei
7 8 (6.11%) Blue Coat
7 8 (6.11%) HP
7 8 (6.11%) IBM
7 8 (6.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.34%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.58%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.58%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.82%) Ericsson
10 5 (3.82%) Extreme Networks
10 5 (3.82%) NetApp
10 5 (3.82%) Nokia Networks
10 5 (3.82%) Tufin
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