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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 4 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.78% 9.16% 5.81%
As % of the Vendors category 20.00% 15.86% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 12
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £340 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

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
85 145 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 63.91% 57.77% 56.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 86 101
Median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (28.57%) CCIP
5 6 (28.57%) Unix
5 6 (28.57%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) Frame Relay
6 5 (23.81%) ATM
6 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
6 5 (23.81%) IPv4
6 5 (23.81%) IPv6
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) IPTV
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (19.05%) Multicast
7 4 (19.05%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
7 4 (19.05%) VPLS
7 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
7 4 (19.05%) Huawei
7 4 (19.05%) IGMP
7 4 (19.05%) STB
7 4 (19.05%) LAN

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 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
2 8 (38.10%) MPLS
3 5 (23.81%) ATM
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (23.81%) Ethernet
3 5 (23.81%) Frame Relay
3 5 (23.81%) IPv4
3 5 (23.81%) IPv6
3 5 (23.81%) VLAN
4 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 4 (19.05%) ICMP
4 4 (19.05%) IGMP
4 4 (19.05%) LAN
4 4 (19.05%) Multicast
4 4 (19.05%) OSPF
4 4 (19.05%) RSVP
4 4 (19.05%) VPLS
4 4 (19.05%) VRRP
4 4 (19.05%) WAN
General
1 9 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) IPTV
2 4 (19.05%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (19.05%) STB
2 4 (19.05%) Video on Demand
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) e-Health
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
4 1 (4.76%) IVR
4 1 (4.76%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 1 (4.76%) BCP
4 1 (4.76%) Change Control
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Release Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNP
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (28.57%) CCIP
4 4 (19.05%) JNCIA
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Juniper
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Huawei
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (9.52%) Avaya
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
5 2 (9.52%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) NetApp
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix
6 1 (4.76%) Genesys
6 1 (4.76%) Infovista
6 1 (4.76%) Verint