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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 9 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.22% 4.55% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 23.49% 11.22% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £161 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
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
149 98 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 47.76% 40.50% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 43 43
Average daily rate £350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £18.38 £24.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -48.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.75 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £30.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 December 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 22 December 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 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (36.67%) Firewall
3 20 (33.33%) CCNA
3 20 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 19 (31.67%) UNIX
4 19 (31.67%) Linux
5 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (28.33%) F5
7 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 14 (23.33%) CCNP
8 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
9 13 (21.67%) DNS
9 13 (21.67%) HP
10 12 (20.00%) Solaris
11 11 (18.33%) LAN
11 11 (18.33%) Sun
11 11 (18.33%) Juniper
11 11 (18.33%) Crossbeam
11 11 (18.33%) Network Management
12 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
12 10 (16.67%) VMware
12 10 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (15.00%) Broadband
13 9 (15.00%) WAN
13 9 (15.00%) SLA
13 9 (15.00%) Change Management
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
14 8 (13.33%) ADSL
14 8 (13.33%) WAP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (8.33%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (36.67%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 11 (18.33%) LAN
5 10 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 9 (15.00%) Broadband
6 9 (15.00%) WAN
7 8 (13.33%) ADSL
7 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (11.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (11.67%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (11.67%) BGP
8 7 (11.67%) MPLS
8 7 (11.67%) TACACS
8 7 (11.67%) SMS
8 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.67%) Wireshark
8 7 (11.67%) tcpdump
9 6 (10.00%) Network Security
9 6 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 20 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Project Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Environment Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Architect
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Consultant
6 2 (3.33%) Lead Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) WAP
2 7 (11.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (1.67%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) SecurID
4 1 (1.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.67%) UNIX
1 19 (31.67%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Solaris
3 10 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Windows
5 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) Network Management
2 9 (15.00%) Change Management
3 8 (13.33%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Fault Management
4 7 (11.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (10.00%) Change Control
5 6 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 5 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.67%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.33%) Coaching
9 2 (3.33%) Line Management
9 2 (3.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.33%) Information Security
9 2 (3.33%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) Java
1 7 (11.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCNA
3 14 (23.33%) CCNP
4 8 (13.33%) CCSE
5 7 (11.67%) JNCIA
5 7 (11.67%) Degree
5 7 (11.67%) CCSP
5 7 (11.67%) CCSA
6 5 (8.33%) RHCE
7 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCVP
8 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CISA
8 1 (1.67%) CISM
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.67%) CCIE
8 1 (1.67%) CCIP
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) NFS
2 5 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (11.67%) OpenView
2 7 (11.67%) Netcool
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (5.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.67%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) F5
2 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 13 (21.67%) HP
4 11 (18.33%) Sun
4 11 (18.33%) Juniper
4 11 (18.33%) Crossbeam
5 10 (16.67%) VMware
5 10 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 8 (13.33%) Citrix
7 7 (11.67%) Redknee
7 7 (11.67%) Radware
7 7 (11.67%) Nortel
8 5 (8.33%) Dell
8 5 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.33%) Riverbed
8 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.00%) BT
9 3 (5.00%) Ericsson
9 3 (5.00%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) EMC
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