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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 13 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 25 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.47% 4.17% 4.68%
As % of the Vendors category 19.84% 8.59% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £394 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £333 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -11.11%
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
126 128 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 42.71% 48.48% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 26
Average daily rate £334 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.47% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
2 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) UNIX
4 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
5 11 (28.21%) Linux
5 11 (28.21%) HP
5 11 (28.21%) DNS
5 11 (28.21%) Citrix
5 11 (28.21%) Juniper
6 10 (25.64%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) Firewall
7 9 (23.08%) VMware
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 9 (23.08%) Sun
7 9 (23.08%) Solaris
7 9 (23.08%) Java
7 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (20.51%) JNCIA
8 8 (20.51%) Perl
8 8 (20.51%) SOAP
8 8 (20.51%) NFS
8 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
8 8 (20.51%) Banking
8 8 (20.51%) Redknee
9 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
9 7 (17.95%) WAP
9 7 (17.95%) LAN
9 7 (17.95%) Windows

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (17.95%) LAN
5 6 (15.38%) WAN
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (10.26%) Nortel Alteon
6 4 (10.26%) tcpdump
6 4 (10.26%) SAN
6 4 (10.26%) Internet
6 4 (10.26%) SMS
6 4 (10.26%) TACACS
6 4 (10.26%) DAB
6 4 (10.26%) BIG-IP
6 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
7 3 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.69%) MPLS
7 3 (7.69%) UMTS
7 3 (7.69%) GPRS
7 3 (7.69%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (48.72%) Telecoms
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 8 (20.51%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Project Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Test Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Data Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Planner
5 2 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) SOAP
2 7 (17.95%) WAP
3 3 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) WML
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.26%) Smart Meter
5 2 (5.13%) DTV
6 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) UNIX
2 11 (28.21%) Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (23.08%) Solaris
4 7 (17.95%) Windows
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) Change Management
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL
2 4 (10.26%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.26%) Network Management
2 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.69%) Release Management
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Coaching
4 2 (5.13%) Line Management
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Benchmarking
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) JNCIA
4 6 (15.38%) RHCE
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
5 5 (12.82%) Degree
5 5 (12.82%) CCSE
6 4 (10.26%) CCSP
6 4 (10.26%) CCSA
7 3 (7.69%) ISEB
7 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CISA
9 1 (2.56%) CISM
9 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CCVP
9 1 (2.56%) MCTS
9 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) NFS
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) OpenView
1 4 (10.26%) Netcool
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) HP
1 11 (28.21%) Citrix
1 11 (28.21%) Juniper
2 9 (23.08%) Sun
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Redknee
3 8 (20.51%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.95%) F5
5 5 (12.82%) Crossbeam
6 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 4 (10.26%) Radware
6 4 (10.26%) Nortel
7 3 (7.69%) Ericsson
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) SAP
8 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (5.13%) Dell
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
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