Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.83% 7.26% 10.32%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 12.37% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 38
Slough median daily rate £300 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.66% -1.12%
10th Percentile £240 £113 £204
90th Percentile £366 £470 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £423 £360
% change year-on-year -17.26% +17.50% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Slough median hourly rate - - £50.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -57.78% +15.38% +64.21%

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 151 186 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 52.07% 58.68% 52.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 109 165
Slough median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £267 £225 £204
90th Percentile £554 £488 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -10.34%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) SMTP
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) EJB
1 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) JPA
1 2 (14.29%) JSF
1 2 (14.29%) JSP
1 2 (14.29%) MSMQ
1 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) Servlets
1 2 (14.29%) Spring
1 2 (14.29%) Struts
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) iPhone
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (14.29%) MSF
3 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (14.29%) CCDA
5 2 (14.29%) CCENT
5 2 (14.29%) MCSA
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (7.14%) CCA
6 1 (7.14%) CCAA
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) XenApp
4 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Veeam
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (14.29%) Canon
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Dell
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 2 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Polycom
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (7.14%) Wonderware