The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 16 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.02% 6.12% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 11.28% 12.32% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Average daily rate £330 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £257 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £510 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 138 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 53.41% 49.64% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 62 58
Average daily rate £335 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £285 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Average hourly rate £21.25 £32.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +120.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.17 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.88 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (29.63%) CCNA
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.93%) Firewall
6 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.93%) DNS
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (22.22%) MS Office
7 6 (22.22%) Java
7 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) CCVP
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) Dell
8 5 (18.52%) VoIP
8 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.81%) Office 365
9 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) Lync
1 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) LAN
2 8 (29.63%) WAN
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (18.52%) VPN
5 5 (18.52%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 4 (14.81%) ISDN
6 4 (14.81%) RTP
6 4 (14.81%) Wireless
7 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (7.41%) ADSL
8 2 (7.41%) MPLS
8 2 (7.41%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Hudson
1 1 (3.70%) Gradle
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Support Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Customer Support Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CPAN
2 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) EPoS
2 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (7.41%) UNIX
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.70%) AIX
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Network Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Kanban
3 1 (3.70%) Network Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Change Control
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 2 (7.41%) C
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) C-shell
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (29.63%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) CCVP
4 4 (14.81%) MCTS
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.81%) MCSE
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Dell Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CNE
6 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
6 1 (3.70%) RHCE
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.70%) DCSE
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) YUM
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) Citrix
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) Dell
6 4 (14.81%) NetApp
6 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
7 3 (11.11%) Sun
7 3 (11.11%) Juniper
8 2 (7.41%) F5
8 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.70%) BT
9 1 (3.70%) Vignette
9 1 (3.70%) SAP
9 1 (3.70%) IBM
9 1 (3.70%) Lotus
9 1 (3.70%) BEA
9 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.70%) Polycom
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