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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 10 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 31 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.97% 4.65% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 22.63% 10.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£373 £394 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.39% +34.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £344 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
137 120 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 44.05% 46.51% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 49 30
Average daily rate £363 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (35.56%) UNIX
4 14 (31.11%) CCNA
4 14 (31.11%) Firewall
5 13 (28.89%) Linux
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (28.89%) Mobile App
6 12 (26.67%) HP
7 11 (24.44%) Citrix
7 11 (24.44%) Juniper
7 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
7 11 (24.44%) DNS
8 10 (22.22%) Solaris
8 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 10 (22.22%) Sun
8 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 10 (22.22%) VMware
8 10 (22.22%) F5
8 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (17.78%) Banking
9 8 (17.78%) Redknee
9 8 (17.78%) Project Management
9 8 (17.78%) Java
9 8 (17.78%) Perl
9 8 (17.78%) SOAP
9 8 (17.78%) NFS
9 8 (17.78%) WAP
9 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (24.44%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 6 (13.33%) WAN
7 5 (11.11%) Nortel Alteon
7 5 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 5 (11.11%) Wireshark
7 5 (11.11%) tcpdump
7 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.11%) SMS
7 5 (11.11%) TACACS
7 5 (11.11%) DAB
7 5 (11.11%) Internet
8 4 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (8.89%) SAN
8 4 (8.89%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) ADSL
8 4 (8.89%) Network Security
General
1 20 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Data Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) SOAP
1 8 (17.78%) WAP
2 3 (6.67%) XML
2 3 (6.67%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.11%) Smart Meter
5 2 (4.44%) DTV
6 1 (2.22%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.33%) Windows
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) Fault Management
2 5 (11.11%) Network Management
3 4 (8.89%) Change Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
3 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.67%) Release Management
4 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.44%) Benchmarking
5 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) Java
1 8 (17.78%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) JNCIA
4 7 (15.56%) CCNP
5 6 (13.33%) CCSE
5 6 (13.33%) RHCE
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 5 (11.11%) CCSP
6 5 (11.11%) CCSA
7 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (6.67%) ISEB
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CCIP
9 1 (2.22%) CISSP
9 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.22%) CISA
9 1 (2.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) NFS
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) OpenView
1 5 (11.11%) Netcool
2 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) HP
2 11 (24.44%) Citrix
2 11 (24.44%) Juniper
2 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
3 10 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 10 (22.22%) Sun
3 10 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (22.22%) F5
4 8 (17.78%) Redknee
5 7 (15.56%) Crossbeam
6 5 (11.11%) Nortel
6 5 (11.11%) Radware
7 4 (8.89%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.67%) Ericsson
8 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.44%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (4.44%) SAP
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle