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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 49 48 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 26 38 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.91% 3.50% 7.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 6.61% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 22
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
411 575 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.02% 53.00% 58.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 286 230
Average daily rate £375 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -30.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.40 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (36.84%) Firewall
2 33 (34.74%) Juniper
3 30 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
5 17 (17.89%) Windows
6 16 (16.84%) C
6 16 (16.84%) CCNP
6 16 (16.84%) CCIE
6 16 (16.84%) OSPF
6 16 (16.84%) GDB
7 15 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 15 (15.79%) VPN
8 13 (13.68%) CCNA
8 13 (13.68%) F5
8 13 (13.68%) Embedded Software Development
9 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
9 12 (12.63%) VoIP
9 12 (12.63%) WAN
9 12 (12.63%) MPLS
10 11 (11.58%) Network Security
10 11 (11.58%) BGP
10 11 (11.58%) Linux
10 11 (11.58%) CISSP
10 11 (11.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (10.53%) Apache
11 10 (10.53%) LAN
11 10 (10.53%) ITIL
11 10 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 10 (10.53%) Apache
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.11%) Lync
6 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.84%) Firewall
2 16 (16.84%) OSPF
3 15 (15.79%) VPN
3 15 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (12.63%) MPLS
4 12 (12.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (12.63%) VoIP
4 12 (12.63%) WAN
5 11 (11.58%) BGP
5 11 (11.58%) Network Security
5 11 (11.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (10.53%) LAN
7 9 (9.47%) SNMP
7 9 (9.47%) LTE
8 8 (8.42%) IPsec
8 8 (8.42%) IPv4
8 8 (8.42%) IPv6
9 7 (7.37%) 3G
9 7 (7.37%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (16.84%) GDB
2 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Billing
5 2 (2.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (15.79%) Architect
2 14 (14.74%) Consultant
2 14 (14.74%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.63%) Developer
3 12 (12.63%) IP Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Software Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Programmer
5 7 (7.37%) C Developer
5 7 (7.37%) C Programmer
6 6 (6.32%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
7 5 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Analyst
7 5 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Designer
8 4 (4.21%) IP Network Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) VXML
3 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.16%) PKI
1 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.11%) Replication
3 1 (1.05%) IVR
3 1 (1.05%) SecurID
3 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.05%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.89%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 8 (8.42%) UNIX
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) zOS
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) Embedded Software Development
2 10 (10.53%) ITIL
3 9 (9.47%) Network Design
3 9 (9.47%) Network Architecture
4 8 (8.42%) Network Management
5 6 (6.32%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.32%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.21%) Information Security
7 3 (3.16%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.16%) Project Management
7 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.11%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.11%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.11%) Demand Forecasting
8 2 (2.11%) Service Management
8 2 (2.11%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.11%) Change Management
8 2 (2.11%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.11%) Data Security
8 2 (2.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.84%) C
2 9 (9.47%) Embedded C
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
3 2 (2.11%) Python
3 2 (2.11%) C++
3 2 (2.11%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) Perl
4 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (16.84%) CCIE
2 16 (16.84%) CCNP
3 13 (13.68%) CCNA
4 11 (11.58%) CISSP
5 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.32%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.21%) Degree
8 4 (4.21%) CCSP
9 3 (3.16%) CCSA
9 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.11%) PMP
10 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.11%) CCSE
10 2 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.11%) MCSE
10 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.11%) CCDP
11 1 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Xen
4 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.11%) XenApp
5 2 (2.11%) XenServer
5 2 (2.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.11%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.05%) NFS
6 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.05%) vCloud
6 1 (1.05%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.16%) Nessus
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.05%) OpenView
3 1 (1.05%) MOM
3 1 (1.05%) Netcool
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (34.74%) Juniper
2 15 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 13 (13.68%) F5
4 10 (10.53%) Blue Coat
5 8 (8.42%) Huawei
5 8 (8.42%) HP
5 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 7 (7.37%) Ericsson
6 7 (7.37%) VMware
7 6 (6.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle
8 5 (5.26%) Nokia
9 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.21%) IBM
10 3 (3.16%) Radware
10 3 (3.16%) Redback
10 3 (3.16%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.16%) Tufin
11 2 (2.11%) Dell
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