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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 9 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.37% 8.63% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 19.05% 20.69% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £245 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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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
147 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.44% 41.73% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 54 63
Average daily rate £330 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.25 £22.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Slough

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) LAN
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 14 (32.56%) WAN
5 13 (30.23%) CCNP
6 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
7 11 (25.58%) VLAN
8 10 (23.26%) Lync
8 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 9 (20.93%) BGP
9 9 (20.93%) DNS
9 9 (20.93%) CCNA
9 9 (20.93%) HP
9 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
10 8 (18.60%) VPN
10 8 (18.60%) DHCP
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
10 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
11 7 (16.28%) VMware
11 7 (16.28%) Broadband
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
11 7 (16.28%) Network Security
11 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
12 6 (13.95%) Cacti
12 6 (13.95%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (23.26%) Lync
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CCM
1 2 (4.65%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (44.19%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) LAN
3 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
5 11 (25.58%) VLAN
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.93%) BGP
6 9 (20.93%) DNS
7 8 (18.60%) VPN
7 8 (18.60%) MPLS
7 8 (18.60%) DHCP
8 7 (16.28%) Broadband
8 7 (16.28%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (16.28%) Network Security
9 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 6 (13.95%) SAN
9 6 (13.95%) Internet
10 5 (11.63%) 3G
10 5 (11.63%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (18.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Support Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) e-Health
5 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 10 (23.26%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 3 (6.98%) Project Management
3 3 (6.98%) Service Management
3 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Information Security
3 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
3 3 (6.98%) SIEM
3 3 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
3 3 (6.98%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.65%) ERP
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (11.63%) MCSA
5 5 (11.63%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) MCSE
7 3 (6.98%) MCTS
7 3 (6.98%) MCITP
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.65%) CCDP
8 2 (4.65%) CCVP
8 2 (4.65%) MOS
9 1 (2.33%) CISSP
9 1 (2.33%) NCDA
9 1 (2.33%) Degree
9 1 (2.33%) CCIP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Samba
3 3 (6.98%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
3 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) SRDF
4 1 (2.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Cacti
2 5 (11.63%) OpenView
2 5 (11.63%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.98%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (4.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.65%) WSUS
4 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 2 (4.65%) Nagios
4 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (2.33%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.33%) SnapMirror
5 1 (2.33%) SnapVault
5 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) HP
2 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) NetApp
5 5 (11.63%) CA
5 5 (11.63%) Brocade
6 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 3 (6.98%) IBM
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix
7 3 (6.98%) Juniper
7 3 (6.98%) Crossbeam
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
7 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.98%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.98%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.65%) F5
8 2 (4.65%) McAfee
8 2 (4.65%) BT
8 2 (4.65%) Dell