The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 16 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.53% 5.39% 4.82%
As % of the Vendors category 10.85% 11.11% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £350 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 117 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 50.99% 48.55% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 56
Average daily rate £325 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £146 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Slough region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Slough region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (30.00%) Lync
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
6 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (20.00%) Windows
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (16.67%) Wireless
8 5 (16.67%) VMware
8 5 (16.67%) SNMP
8 5 (16.67%) Broadband
8 5 (16.67%) WLAN
8 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Juniper
8 5 (16.67%) SAN
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (13.33%) F5
9 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
9 4 (13.33%) vSphere

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 9 (30.00%) Lync
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 7 (23.33%) BGP
3 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 7 (23.33%) VPN
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (16.67%) VLAN
5 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (16.67%) SNMP
5 5 (16.67%) Broadband
5 5 (16.67%) WLAN
5 5 (16.67%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) Telepresence
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) IPsec
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) DHCP
7 3 (10.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.67%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Network Support
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 4 (13.33%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (10.00%) Network Management
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Content Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Network Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (23.33%) CCNP
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) MCSA
6 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 2 (6.67%) MCSE
6 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) MCITP
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCVP
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) vSphere
3 3 (10.00%) Samba
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.67%) Juniper
3 4 (13.33%) F5
3 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
3 4 (13.33%) Brocade
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Crossbeam
5 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (3.33%) Ericsson
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