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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 23 63 33
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 26 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.97% 2.36% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 12.92% 4.60% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £13.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1246.15% -19.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
418 565 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.19% 51.22% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 316 219
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -30.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.99 £11.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £15.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (36.46%) Firewall
2 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (23.96%) Juniper
4 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
4 21 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (19.79%) CCNP
6 19 (19.79%) F5
7 18 (18.75%) Windows
8 17 (17.71%) CCIE
8 17 (17.71%) CheckPoint
9 16 (16.67%) WAN
10 15 (15.63%) LAN
11 14 (14.58%) VMware
12 12 (12.50%) OSPF
12 12 (12.50%) BGP
13 10 (10.42%) MPLS
13 10 (10.42%) CCNA
13 10 (10.42%) VPN
14 9 (9.38%) Citrix
14 9 (9.38%) ITIL
14 9 (9.38%) SAN
14 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
14 9 (9.38%) Network Security
15 8 (8.33%) Network Architecture
15 8 (8.33%) Network Design
15 8 (8.33%) VLAN
15 8 (8.33%) VoIP
15 8 (8.33%) SLA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) Lync
3 4 (4.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.04%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MS Project
1 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.46%) Firewall
2 21 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (16.67%) WAN
5 15 (15.63%) LAN
6 12 (12.50%) OSPF
6 12 (12.50%) BGP
7 10 (10.42%) MPLS
7 10 (10.42%) VPN
8 9 (9.38%) SAN
8 9 (9.38%) Network Security
9 8 (8.33%) VLAN
9 8 (8.33%) VoIP
10 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
11 6 (6.25%) LTE
11 6 (6.25%) DNS
12 5 (5.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (5.21%) 3G
12 5 (5.21%) iSCSI
12 5 (5.21%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) GDB
2 1 (1.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Architect
2 19 (19.79%) Network Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) Consultant
4 9 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Network Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Design Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) IP Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Field Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Design Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) .NET
1 1 (1.04%) VXML
1 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) IVR
2 3 (3.13%) PKI
3 2 (2.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.04%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.04%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.04%) CMDB
4 1 (1.04%) Kindle
4 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.04%) iPhone
4 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.75%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.08%) zOS
6 2 (2.08%) UNIX
7 1 (1.04%) AIX
7 1 (1.04%) HPUX
7 1 (1.04%) Solaris
7 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (9.38%) ITIL
2 8 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 8 (8.33%) Network Design
3 4 (4.17%) Change Management
3 4 (4.17%) Service Management
3 4 (4.17%) Network Management
3 4 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (3.13%) Migration
5 2 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (2.08%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (2.08%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.08%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (2.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.04%) Coaching
6 1 (1.04%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.25%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) C
3 3 (3.13%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.08%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) Perl
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (32.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (19.79%) CCNP
3 17 (17.71%) CCIE
4 10 (10.42%) CCNA
5 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.17%) CISSP
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.13%) CCDP
8 3 (3.13%) CCIP
8 3 (3.13%) Degree
9 2 (2.08%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.08%) MCTS
9 2 (2.08%) MCITP
9 2 (2.08%) CCSA
9 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.04%) VTSP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSE
10 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.13%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.08%) Xen
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) KVM
4 1 (1.04%) NFS
4 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) XenServer
4 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (5.21%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.08%) Nessus
5 1 (1.04%) OpenView
5 1 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.04%) MOM
5 1 (1.04%) Netcool
5 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.04%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (23.96%) Juniper
2 19 (19.79%) F5
3 17 (17.71%) CheckPoint
4 14 (14.58%) VMware
5 9 (9.38%) Citrix
6 7 (7.29%) HP
6 7 (7.29%) Blue Coat
7 6 (6.25%) Tufin
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle
7 6 (6.25%) Ericsson
7 6 (6.25%) Verint
8 5 (5.21%) Huawei
9 4 (4.17%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 4 (4.17%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.13%) Nortel
10 3 (3.13%) IBM
10 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.13%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.08%) Remedy
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