Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 22 17
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 24 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.88% 4.79% 8.46%
As % of the Vendors category 14.20% 9.09% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 21
Slough median daily rate £280 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -14.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £118 £240 £113
90th Percentile £500 £366 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £360 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.73% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% -53.33% +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 169 154 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 48.42% 52.74% 59.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 97 111
Slough median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +5.26%
10th Percentile £125 £263 £225
90th Percentile £525 £553 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.53% +30.77%
10th Percentile £16.13 £13.00 £14.90
90th Percentile £20.50 £13.00 £20.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +27.59% +16.00% -42.00%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018, 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 13 (54.17%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (41.67%) SLA
3 9 (37.50%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Huawei
3 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
3 9 (37.50%) Alibaba
4 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
5 7 (29.17%) Unix
5 7 (29.17%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) WAN
7 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
8 4 (16.67%) NetApp
8 4 (16.67%) Dell
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
8 4 (16.67%) Sun
8 4 (16.67%) Solaris
8 4 (16.67%) F5
9 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) BGP
6 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) AMQP
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (8.33%) IPv6
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 2 (8.33%) SNMP
7 2 (8.33%) VLAN
7 2 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
8 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) HBase
2 1 (4.17%) Mahout
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Sqoop
General
1 7 (29.17%) Mandarin Language
2 6 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) 1st Line Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Solaris Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) WAP
3 1 (4.17%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (37.50%) Private Cloud
4 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) CMDB
5 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Benchmarking
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Design
4 1 (4.17%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Groovy
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (4.17%) HDFS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ambari
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.17%) HP ALM
1 1 (4.17%) Netcool
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) Oozie
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Alibaba
1 9 (37.50%) Huawei
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
4 4 (16.67%) F5
4 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 4 (16.67%) Sun
5 3 (12.50%) Ericsson
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Canon
7 1 (4.17%) Hortonworks
7 1 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec