The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Slough region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 20 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.36% 4.26% 4.89%
As % of the Vendors category 11.86% 9.09% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £181 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £399 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 110 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 45.21% 46.81% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 48
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 10 (35.71%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (32.14%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) Juniper
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (25.00%) Finance
6 7 (25.00%) Firewall
7 6 (21.43%) SAN
7 6 (21.43%) DHCP
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) UNIX
8 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 5 (17.86%) MCSE
8 5 (17.86%) Solaris
8 5 (17.86%) Linux
8 5 (17.86%) Perl
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) C++
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) WAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (10.71%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) DNS
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) ISDN
4 5 (17.86%) VoIP
4 5 (17.86%) RTP
5 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 3 (10.71%) UMTS
6 3 (10.71%) GPRS
6 3 (10.71%) GSM
6 3 (10.71%) IPv6
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 3 (10.71%) DAB
6 3 (10.71%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Ant
1 1 (3.57%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.57%) Gradle
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
General
1 11 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.71%) Electronics
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Project Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) WAP
2 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) WML
4 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
4 1 (3.57%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) DTV
3 3 (10.71%) Smart Meter
4 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) EPoS
5 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) UNIX
5 5 (17.86%) Solaris
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) AIX
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Information Security
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (17.86%) Perl
2 5 (17.86%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) C++
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) C
5 1 (3.57%) C-shell
5 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.86%) CCVP
3 5 (17.86%) MCTS
4 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 4 (14.29%) RHCE
5 3 (10.71%) ISEB
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CNE
6 1 (3.57%) Novell Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) Dell Certification
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) BS25999
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) NFS
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) OpenView
1 1 (3.57%) Netcool
1 1 (3.57%) Nagios
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) YUM
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) HP
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 7 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (17.86%) Sun
6 5 (17.86%) NetApp
6 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.29%) Redknee
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
9 2 (7.14%) F5
9 2 (7.14%) Dell
10 1 (3.57%) Vignette
10 1 (3.57%) Nortel
10 1 (3.57%) Radware
10 1 (3.57%) Lotus
10 1 (3.57%) Hitachi
10 1 (3.57%) BEA