The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 23 24
Rank change year-on-year +8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 6.92% 4.03% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 12.68% 7.19% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Median daily rate £350 £380 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 142 153 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 54.62% 56.04% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 83 62
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £253 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £8.61 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bracknell

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Bracknell

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Bracknell over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Bracknell

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 25 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (40.00%) Firewall
4 15 (37.50%) VPN
5 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (30.00%) CCNP
8 11 (27.50%) Juniper
8 11 (27.50%) LAN
8 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
9 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 9 (22.50%) Network Design
10 9 (22.50%) WAN
11 8 (20.00%) Oracle
11 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.00%) CCNA
11 8 (20.00%) MPLS
11 8 (20.00%) Retail
12 7 (17.50%) Migration
12 7 (17.50%) CISMP
12 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (17.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 7 (17.50%) CRISC
12 7 (17.50%) SAML
12 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
13 6 (15.00%) BGP
13 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
13 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
13 6 (15.00%) CCSE
14 5 (12.50%) SSL

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
3 15 (37.50%) VPN
4 11 (27.50%) LAN
5 9 (22.50%) WAN
6 8 (20.00%) MPLS
7 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
8 6 (15.00%) BGP
8 6 (15.00%) Ethernet
9 5 (12.50%) Internet
9 5 (12.50%) OSPF
9 5 (12.50%) SSL
10 4 (10.00%) ADSL
10 4 (10.00%) DSL
10 4 (10.00%) xDSL
11 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
11 3 (7.50%) IP Telephony
11 3 (7.50%) Network Security
11 3 (7.50%) RIP
11 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 14 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Architect
2 11 (27.50%) Network Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Coordinator
8 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Junior Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) SAML
2 1 (2.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) WebRTC
2 1 (2.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Network Design
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (5.00%) Presales
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
5 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.00%) Validation
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Change Management
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.50%) Information Management
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (30.00%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) Degree
4 8 (20.00%) CCNA
5 7 (17.50%) CISMP
5 7 (17.50%) CRISC
6 6 (15.00%) CCSE
7 5 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (5.00%) CCDP
8 2 (5.00%) CCIE
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.50%) CCDA
9 1 (2.50%) CCIP
9 1 (2.50%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) vCloud
3 4 (10.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
2 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
3 8 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.50%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.50%) Aruba
7 1 (2.50%) EMC
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Splunk
7 1 (2.50%) Tandberg
7 1 (2.50%) VMware