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 27 July 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 7 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.38% 9.31% 5.49%
As % of the Vendors category 18.58% 17.31% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 4
Median daily rate £375 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £208 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £461 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -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
113 156 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.97% 53.79% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 59
Median daily rate £363 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £19.63 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 2016.

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 July 2016, 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 18 (47.37%) VMware
2 17 (44.74%) Linux
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (31.58%) FlexPod
6 12 (31.58%) Data ONTAP
6 12 (31.58%) NetApp
6 12 (31.58%) Firewall
7 11 (28.95%) vSphere
8 9 (23.68%) Wireless
9 8 (21.05%) CCNP
9 8 (21.05%) CCNA
9 8 (21.05%) WAN
9 8 (21.05%) ITIL
9 8 (21.05%) NCDA
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
10 7 (18.42%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (15.79%) VoIP
11 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
12 5 (13.16%) SAN
12 5 (13.16%) CCDA
12 5 (13.16%) DNS
12 5 (13.16%) IBM
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) DHCP

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 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (31.58%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) Wireless
4 8 (21.05%) WAN
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
5 7 (18.42%) Network Security
5 7 (18.42%) VPN
6 6 (15.79%) VoIP
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
7 5 (13.16%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) Ethernet
7 5 (13.16%) SAN
7 5 (13.16%) SNMP
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (10.53%) FCoE
8 4 (10.53%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.26%) MPLS
10 2 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support
4 5 (13.16%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Support
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Designer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) FlexPod Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Telecoms Designer
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 12 (31.58%) FlexPod
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (10.53%) e-Health
5 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Linux
2 14 (36.84%) Windows
3 12 (31.58%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.89%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
7 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) TOGAF
3 3 (7.89%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) Service Management
3 3 (7.89%) SOA
4 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Coaching
5 1 (2.63%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.63%) IT Audit
5 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.63%) Network Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.05%) CCNA
2 8 (21.05%) CCNP
2 8 (21.05%) NCDA
3 5 (13.16%) CCDA
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) CISA
6 1 (2.63%) CISM
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) NCIE
6 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) HIPAA
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.89%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) vSphere
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.63%) Nessus
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) NetApp
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.53%) CA
6 3 (7.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (5.26%) BMC
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (2.63%) EMC
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Juniper
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy