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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 8 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.29% 4.83% 6.01%
As % of the Vendors category 16.04% 9.46% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 4
Median daily rate £365 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £148 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £505 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £18.25 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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 Slough region.

Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
106 148 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 57.92% 51.03% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 81 64
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £143 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £613 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.61 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% -21.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (45.00%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) NetApp
4 15 (37.50%) CCNP
5 14 (35.00%) Windows
6 13 (32.50%) Wireless
7 12 (30.00%) Firewall
7 12 (30.00%) ITIL
8 10 (25.00%) vSphere
8 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (22.50%) Linux
9 9 (22.50%) SLA
10 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
10 8 (20.00%) FlexPod
11 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (17.50%) Service Management
11 7 (17.50%) Juniper
11 7 (17.50%) CCNA
11 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
11 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (15.00%) CCVP
12 6 (15.00%) DNS
12 6 (15.00%) IBM
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.00%) DHCP
12 6 (15.00%) Citrix
12 6 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Wireless
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 9 (22.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 6 (15.00%) DHCP
5 6 (15.00%) DNS
6 4 (10.00%) WAN
7 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (7.50%) LAN
7 3 (7.50%) Network Security
7 3 (7.50%) SAN
7 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
7 3 (7.50%) VPN
8 2 (5.00%) FCoE
8 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.00%) SNMP
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.50%) Broadband
9 1 (2.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Support
4 5 (12.50%) Network Support
4 5 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Support Manager
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) FlexPod Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Support
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.00%) e-Health
6 1 (2.50%) Replication
6 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 8 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.00%) Unix
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Service Management
3 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Coaching
5 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Email Filtering
7 1 (2.50%) ITSM
7 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.50%) Patch Management
7 1 (2.50%) Security Patching
7 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (37.50%) CCNP
3 7 (17.50%) CCNA
4 6 (15.00%) CCVP
4 6 (15.00%) NCDA
5 5 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (7.50%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) CCDA
7 2 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (5.00%) VCP5
7 2 (5.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) CISA
8 1 (2.50%) CISSP
8 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.50%) NCIE
8 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.50%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) vSphere
2 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) XenApp
5 3 (7.50%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (7.50%) ISA Server
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.50%) NFS
6 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (7.50%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (7.50%) WSUS
4 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.50%) Nessus
5 1 (2.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) VMware
2 16 (40.00%) NetApp
3 7 (17.50%) Juniper
4 6 (15.00%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) IBM
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) BMC
7 2 (5.00%) CA
7 2 (5.00%) F5
7 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (5.00%) Symantec
7 2 (5.00%) Veritas
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) Aruba
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy