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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 12 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 70 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.92% 4.93% 7.62%
As % of the Vendors category 17.95% 9.26% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 27
Median daily rate £394 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £31.90 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
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
390 497 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.68% 53.27% 48.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 262 178
Median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 21
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £19.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (49.67%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (41.72%) Firewall
3 59 (39.07%) CCNP
4 36 (23.84%) Juniper
5 34 (22.52%) CheckPoint
6 33 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (21.19%) WAN
8 30 (19.87%) BGP
8 30 (19.87%) Telecoms
9 29 (19.21%) CCNA
9 29 (19.21%) LAN
9 29 (19.21%) VMware
10 28 (18.54%) MPLS
10 28 (18.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 27 (17.88%) Windows
12 26 (17.22%) F5
13 24 (15.89%) VPN
13 24 (15.89%) OSPF
14 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
15 21 (13.91%) Linux
15 21 (13.91%) Fortinet
16 19 (12.58%) Network Security
16 19 (12.58%) CCIE
16 19 (12.58%) EIGRP
17 18 (11.92%) Wireless
17 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
17 18 (11.92%) Windows Server
18 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
18 16 (10.60%) IPsec
19 15 (9.93%) DNS

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 4 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 4 (2.65%) PaaS
3 3 (1.99%) IaaS
4 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.66%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (41.72%) Firewall
2 33 (21.85%) Cisco ASA
3 32 (21.19%) WAN
4 30 (19.87%) BGP
5 29 (19.21%) LAN
6 28 (18.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 28 (18.54%) MPLS
7 24 (15.89%) OSPF
7 24 (15.89%) VPN
8 19 (12.58%) EIGRP
8 19 (12.58%) Network Security
9 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
9 18 (11.92%) Wireless
10 16 (10.60%) IPsec
11 15 (9.93%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (9.93%) DNS
12 14 (9.27%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (8.61%) Internet
14 12 (7.95%) WLAN
15 10 (6.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Big Data
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (19.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.61%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (36.42%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (10.60%) Security Engineer
4 14 (9.27%) Architect
4 14 (9.27%) Consultant
5 13 (8.61%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (6.62%) IP Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) LAN Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) IP Security Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Network Architect
9 7 (4.64%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.97%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.31%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) MSMQ
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 3 (1.99%) VXML
2 2 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.66%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (3.31%) FlexPod
4 3 (1.99%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.99%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.99%) Replication
5 2 (1.32%) IVR
5 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.66%) CCTV
6 1 (0.66%) CMDB
6 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) IPTV
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.88%) Windows
2 21 (13.91%) Linux
3 18 (11.92%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.65%) Data ONTAP
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) CentOS
5 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.27%) High Availability
2 12 (7.95%) ITIL
2 12 (7.95%) Load Balancing
3 11 (7.28%) Change Management
3 11 (7.28%) Network Management
4 9 (5.96%) Migration
4 9 (5.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (5.96%) Network Design
4 9 (5.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (5.30%) DDoS Mitigation
5 8 (5.30%) Network Architecture
5 8 (5.30%) Project Management
6 7 (4.64%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 7 (4.64%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.31%) CRM
7 5 (3.31%) Presales
7 5 (3.31%) SIEM
8 4 (2.65%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (2.65%) Quality Management
9 3 (1.99%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.30%) Python
2 7 (4.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.97%) Ruby
4 1 (0.66%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.66%) Perl
4 1 (0.66%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (49.67%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (39.07%) CCNP
3 29 (19.21%) CCNA
4 19 (12.58%) CCIE
5 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
6 13 (8.61%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (4.64%) CCSA
9 7 (4.64%) CCSE
10 6 (3.97%) CISSP
10 6 (3.97%) MCSA
11 5 (3.31%) Degree
11 5 (3.31%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.31%) MCP
12 4 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.99%) CCA
13 3 (1.99%) DV Cleared
13 3 (1.99%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
1 4 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) vSphere
2 13 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.30%) ProxySG
4 7 (4.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (3.31%) Hyper-V
6 4 (2.65%) vCloud
7 3 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.99%) XenApp
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.66%) Ceph
9 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.61%) FortiGate
2 10 (6.62%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (3.97%) OPNET
4 4 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.99%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.99%) Nagios
6 1 (0.66%) Ansible
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.66%) Kibana
6 1 (0.66%) logstash
6 1 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.66%) Nessus
6 1 (0.66%) Puppet
6 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (23.84%) Juniper
2 34 (22.52%) CheckPoint
3 29 (19.21%) VMware
4 26 (17.22%) F5
5 21 (13.91%) Fortinet
6 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
7 12 (7.95%) Citrix
7 12 (7.95%) HP
8 10 (6.62%) Blue Coat
8 10 (6.62%) Palo Alto
9 9 (5.96%) Dell
10 8 (5.30%) Nokia
10 8 (5.30%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.64%) IBM
11 7 (4.64%) NetApp
12 6 (3.97%) EMC
12 6 (3.97%) Huawei
12 6 (3.97%) Riverbed
13 5 (3.31%) Hitachi
13 5 (3.31%) Intel
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