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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 10 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.40% 5.60% 4.35%
As % of the Vendors category 17.18% 12.73% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 7
Average daily rate
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£345 £238 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.26% -29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £174 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £340 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.90% -15.47%
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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
163 110 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 54.70% 44.00% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 50 55
Average daily rate £375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £193 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £18.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% -62.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 22 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (29.31%) Linux
3 17 (29.31%) CCNA
4 16 (27.59%) UNIX
4 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
5 15 (25.86%) F5
6 14 (24.14%) CCNP
7 11 (18.97%) DNS
7 11 (18.97%) HP
7 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
7 11 (18.97%) Crossbeam
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (17.24%) Network Management
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (17.24%) Solaris
8 10 (17.24%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) Broadband
9 9 (15.52%) LAN
9 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.52%) Sun
10 8 (13.79%) SLA
10 8 (13.79%) ADSL
10 8 (13.79%) Juniper
10 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
10 8 (13.79%) BGP
10 8 (13.79%) Project Management
10 8 (13.79%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (10.34%) Lync
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (18.97%) DNS
4 10 (17.24%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (15.52%) Broadband
5 9 (15.52%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.79%) ADSL
6 8 (13.79%) BGP
6 8 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (12.07%) Network Security
7 7 (12.07%) MPLS
7 7 (12.07%) WAN
8 6 (10.34%) SMS
8 6 (10.34%) VPN
8 6 (10.34%) WLAN
8 6 (10.34%) TACACS
8 6 (10.34%) Wireless
8 6 (10.34%) IPsec
8 6 (10.34%) BIG-IP
General
1 16 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Network Engineer
2 8 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Project Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Cisco Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Lead Designer
7 2 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) WAP
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) Xbox
4 1 (1.72%) SecurID
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) UNIX
3 10 (17.24%) Solaris
4 8 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Windows
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Network Management
2 8 (13.79%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Change Management
3 6 (10.34%) Migration
3 6 (10.34%) Fault Management
3 6 (10.34%) Change Control
3 6 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 4 (6.90%) Release Management
6 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.45%) Benchmarking
7 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.45%) Network Planning
7 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.45%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Java
1 5 (8.62%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.31%) CCNA
3 14 (24.14%) CCNP
4 7 (12.07%) CCSE
5 6 (10.34%) CCSP
5 6 (10.34%) CCSA
6 5 (8.62%) Degree
6 5 (8.62%) JNCIA
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (5.17%) RHCE
8 1 (1.72%) MCITP
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) CCVP
8 1 (1.72%) CISSP
8 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) CCIP
8 1 (1.72%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
1 5 (8.62%) NFS
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.72%) vSphere
4 1 (1.72%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (10.34%) Netcool
2 6 (10.34%) OpenView
2 6 (10.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (5.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.72%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
2 15 (25.86%) F5
3 11 (18.97%) HP
3 11 (18.97%) Crossbeam
4 10 (17.24%) VMware
5 9 (15.52%) Sun
6 8 (13.79%) Juniper
6 8 (13.79%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.34%) Radware
7 6 (10.34%) Nortel
7 6 (10.34%) Riverbed
7 6 (10.34%) SolarWinds
8 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
8 5 (8.62%) Redknee
8 5 (8.62%) Dell
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 3 (5.17%) BT
10 3 (5.17%) Ericsson
11 2 (3.45%) IBM
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