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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 11 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 19 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.57% 8.65% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 13.77% 15.61% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 11
Average daily rate £375 £348 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
138 173 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.98% 55.45% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 101 54
Average daily rate £380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
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 11 February 2016, 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 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (45.45%) Wireless
3 19 (43.18%) CCNP
4 16 (36.36%) Firewall
5 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 14 (31.82%) Cisco Wireless
6 13 (29.55%) Juniper
7 12 (27.27%) SLA
7 12 (27.27%) Windows
8 11 (25.00%) CCVP
8 11 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 10 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (22.73%) Cisco UCCE
9 10 (22.73%) ITIL
9 10 (22.73%) NetApp
10 9 (20.45%) Risk Analysis
11 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 8 (18.18%) DNS
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.91%) MS Office
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
13 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
13 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
13 6 (13.64%) CCNA
13 6 (13.64%) DHCP
13 6 (13.64%) HP
13 6 (13.64%) Citrix
14 5 (11.36%) Service Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) Wireless
2 16 (36.36%) Firewall
3 14 (31.82%) Cisco Wireless
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (18.18%) DNS
6 6 (13.64%) DHCP
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications
8 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.82%) Internet
9 3 (6.82%) LAN
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
9 3 (6.82%) VoIP
10 2 (4.55%) BGP
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (4.55%) VLAN
10 2 (4.55%) WAN
11 1 (2.27%) 2G
11 1 (2.27%) 3G
11 1 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Cisco Support
5 7 (15.91%) Network Support
6 6 (13.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (11.36%) Support Manager
8 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (9.09%) Architect
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.82%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (4.55%) IT Support
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.82%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.55%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.82%) Unix
7 2 (4.55%) AIX
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
1 10 (22.73%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (20.45%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Coaching
7 2 (4.55%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Migration
7 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.27%) IT Audit
8 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) CCNP
3 11 (25.00%) CCVP
4 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.55%) VCP5
7 2 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) CCDA
8 1 (2.27%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.27%) MCP
8 1 (2.27%) MCTS
8 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) vSphere
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.82%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.55%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.55%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
5 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Cacti
6 1 (2.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) VMware
2 13 (29.55%) Juniper
3 10 (22.73%) NetApp
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) Citrix
5 6 (13.64%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Dell
6 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Avaya
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.55%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) Veritas
8 1 (2.27%) CA
8 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) EMC
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Polycom
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