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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 31 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 45 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.81% 5.47% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 10.77% 10.98% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 9
Average daily rate
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£369 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.25% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £186 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £21.50 £180.00 £18.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.05% +895.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -11.83%
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
418 501 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.71% 49.85% 50.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 244 133
Average daily rate £400 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 33
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.36 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 March 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 3 March 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 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (35.11%) Firewall
3 29 (30.85%) CCNP
4 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (24.47%) CheckPoint
7 21 (22.34%) F5
8 20 (21.28%) VMware
9 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
10 17 (18.09%) CCIE
11 15 (15.96%) Juniper
11 15 (15.96%) Windows
11 15 (15.96%) LAN
11 15 (15.96%) VoIP
12 14 (14.89%) WAN
12 14 (14.89%) OSPF
13 13 (13.83%) BGP
14 12 (12.77%) Cisco UCCE
15 11 (11.70%) SAN
16 10 (10.64%) ITIL
16 10 (10.64%) Network Security
17 9 (9.57%) Cisco PIX
17 9 (9.57%) iSCSI
17 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
17 9 (9.57%) Citrix
17 9 (9.57%) CCNA
17 9 (9.57%) VPN
18 8 (8.51%) Linux
18 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
18 8 (8.51%) VLAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.26%) Lync
3 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 2 (2.13%) Live Communications Server
4 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.06%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (35.11%) Firewall
2 28 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (15.96%) LAN
4 15 (15.96%) VoIP
5 14 (14.89%) WAN
5 14 (14.89%) OSPF
6 13 (13.83%) BGP
7 11 (11.70%) SAN
8 10 (10.64%) Network Security
9 9 (9.57%) iSCSI
9 9 (9.57%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (9.57%) VPN
10 8 (8.51%) VLAN
11 7 (7.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (7.45%) MPLS
12 5 (5.32%) RIP
12 5 (5.32%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (5.32%) BIG-IP
13 4 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) MySQL
General
1 19 (20.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.02%) Architect
3 15 (15.96%) Consultant
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) Network Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Voice Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Design Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) IP Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.26%) Administrator
10 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) IVR
2 2 (2.13%) PKI
2 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.06%) iPhone
3 1 (1.06%) Kindle
3 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.06%) Machine to Machine
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Statistics
3 1 (1.06%) CMDB
3 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.06%) Android
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.06%) HPUX
6 1 (1.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.64%) ITIL
2 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
2 6 (6.38%) Network Design
2 6 (6.38%) Network Architecture
3 5 (5.32%) Network Management
3 5 (5.32%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (4.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.26%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (4.26%) Project Management
5 3 (3.19%) Migration
5 3 (3.19%) Change Management
5 3 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.19%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (3.19%) Business Development
6 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.13%) Service Management
7 1 (1.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.06%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (30.85%) CCNP
3 17 (18.09%) CCIE
4 9 (9.57%) CCNA
4 9 (9.57%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) CCDP
6 5 (5.32%) CISSP
6 5 (5.32%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 3 (3.19%) VCP4
7 3 (3.19%) CCIP
7 3 (3.19%) CCSP
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.19%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.13%) MCTS
8 2 (2.13%) MCITP
9 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.06%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.19%) XenServer
3 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.13%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (5.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.26%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.13%) SCCM
5 1 (1.06%) SCOM
5 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.06%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (1.06%) OpenView
5 1 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.06%) Netcool
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) CheckPoint
2 21 (22.34%) F5
3 20 (21.28%) VMware
4 15 (15.96%) Juniper
5 9 (9.57%) Citrix
6 7 (7.45%) HP
7 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.38%) Tufin
7 6 (6.38%) Verint
8 5 (5.32%) Blue Coat
9 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.26%) Infoblox
9 4 (4.26%) Mercator
9 4 (4.26%) Avaya
9 4 (4.26%) IBM
9 4 (4.26%) Nokia
10 3 (3.19%) Ericsson
10 3 (3.19%) NetApp
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle
10 3 (3.19%) Dell
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