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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 24 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.01% 5.00% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 7.64% 9.92% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -18.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £157 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £465 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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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
157 131 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 52.51% 50.38% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 65 51
Average daily rate £400 £369 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £13.86 £21.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.77% -34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.10 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £22.50 £44.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (25.53%) F5
4 12 (25.53%) Linux
5 11 (23.40%) CCNP
5 11 (23.40%) CCNA
5 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.28%) Broadband
6 10 (21.28%) LAN
6 10 (21.28%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (19.15%) UNIX
7 9 (19.15%) BGP
7 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
8 8 (17.02%) ADSL
8 8 (17.02%) Crossbeam
8 8 (17.02%) Network Management
8 8 (17.02%) Lync
9 7 (14.89%) WLAN
9 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 7 (14.89%) MPLS
9 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 6 (12.77%) VMware
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 6 (12.77%) WAN
10 6 (12.77%) SLA
10 6 (12.77%) Solaris

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (17.02%) Lync
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (21.28%) Broadband
3 10 (21.28%) LAN
4 9 (19.15%) BGP
5 8 (17.02%) ADSL
6 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (14.89%) Wireless
6 7 (14.89%) WLAN
6 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (14.89%) MPLS
7 6 (12.77%) WAN
8 5 (10.64%) VPN
8 5 (10.64%) DNS
8 5 (10.64%) DSL
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (10.64%) Network Security
9 4 (8.51%) DAB
9 4 (8.51%) ADSL2+
9 4 (8.51%) LLU
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) French Language
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Network Engineer
1 7 (14.89%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Environment Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Network Support
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Smart Meter
1 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 6 (12.77%) Solaris
4 4 (8.51%) Windows
5 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Network Management
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Change Management
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
3 6 (12.77%) Change Control
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.38%) Fault Management
7 2 (4.26%) Network Design
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.13%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNP
2 11 (23.40%) CCNA
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.38%) CCSE
3 3 (6.38%) CCSA
3 3 (6.38%) CCSP
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) CCVP
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.51%) VMware ESX
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (12.77%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
3 3 (6.38%) OpenView
3 3 (6.38%) Netcool
4 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) F5
2 11 (23.40%) CheckPoint
3 8 (17.02%) Crossbeam
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) Riverbed
4 6 (12.77%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.64%) HP
5 5 (10.64%) Juniper
6 4 (8.51%) Dell
6 4 (8.51%) Sun
7 3 (6.38%) Nortel
7 3 (6.38%) Radware
7 3 (6.38%) BT
7 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.13%) Nimsoft
8 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
Slough
Church International
Rate: £400-£450 per day
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