Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 6 months to 16 January 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 20 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.32% 4.95% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 14.67% 9.59% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 7
Slough median daily rate £339 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £118 £240 £238
90th Percentile £394 £415 £424
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £425
% change year-on-year +4.17% -15.29% +16.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.50 £16.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +75.38% -63.89% +15.38%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 150 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 43.10% 51.59% 53.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 92 97
Slough median daily rate £370 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +10.34% -4.61%
10th Percentile £125 £298 £240
90th Percentile £531 £556 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £16.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -0.45% +19.23% -26.76%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Slough

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Slough

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Slough over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Slough

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 11 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (36.36%) Private Cloud
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) Dell
5 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) SNMP
6 6 (27.27%) CCNP
6 6 (27.27%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) BGP
6 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
7 5 (22.73%) Ansible
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
7 5 (22.73%) SLA
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) Wireless
7 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management

Cisco
Co-occurring 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 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 6 (27.27%) BGP
2 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (27.27%) MPLS
2 6 (27.27%) SNMP
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (22.73%) VLAN
3 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 4 (18.18%) NAS
4 4 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (18.18%) VXLAN
5 3 (13.64%) 4G
5 3 (13.64%) GGSN
5 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) 2.5G
6 2 (9.09%) 2G
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
1 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 4 (18.18%) MariaDB
2 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) Mahout
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
1 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Onboarding Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) WAP
2 1 (4.55%) WML
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
3 8 (36.36%) Private Cloud
4 4 (18.18%) PMI
5 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (4.55%) Smart Meter
6 1 (4.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Solaris
3 4 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITSM
4 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE
5 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 4 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Groovy
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) GPG13
3 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) BIND 9
1 4 (18.18%) KVM
1 4 (18.18%) NFS
1 4 (18.18%) Postfix
1 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.55%) HDFS
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Ansible
2 4 (18.18%) Netcool
3 1 (4.55%) Ambari
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (4.55%) HP ALM
3 1 (4.55%) Oozie
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Dell
2 5 (22.73%) CheckPoint
2 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Alibaba
3 4 (18.18%) Crossbeam
3 4 (18.18%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) F5
3 4 (18.18%) Huawei
3 4 (18.18%) Mirantis
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (18.18%) Sun
4 3 (13.64%) BMC
4 3 (13.64%) Ericsson
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) TOWER Software
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper