Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 30 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.26% 4.47% 9.15%
As % of the Vendors category 20.83% 8.72% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 22
Slough median daily rate £280 £300 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -15.49% +1.79%
10th Percentile £118 £241 £121
90th Percentile £496 £341 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -0.24% +9.68% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.57% -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 144 149 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 44.44% 51.20% 63.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 92 122
Slough median daily rate £355 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +3.45% +13.28%
10th Percentile £125 £214 £225
90th Percentile £527 £525 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -23.53% -2.86%
10th Percentile £15.55 £13.00 £11.70
90th Percentile £20.40 £13.00 £20.05
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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 16 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (50.00%) SLA
2 15 (50.00%) Huawei
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (40.00%) Alibaba
4 12 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 12 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
5 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Degree
5 8 (26.67%) PHP
6 7 (23.33%) Firewall
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) CCNP
8 5 (16.67%) C
8 5 (16.67%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) Python
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) HTTP
9 4 (13.33%) NetApp

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) AMQP
5 2 (6.67%) BGP
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) IPv6
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) WLAN
6 1 (3.33%) DAB
6 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.33%) ICMP
6 1 (3.33%) Network Security
6 1 (3.33%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Support
7 1 (3.33%) Data Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.00%) REST
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) WAP
4 1 (3.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (43.33%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (40.00%) Private Cloud
4 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.00%) e-Health
7 1 (3.33%) CMDB
7 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (3.33%) PKI
7 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
7 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) Fault Management
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (10.00%) OO
5 3 (10.00%) OOP
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PHP
2 5 (16.67%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Java
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Groovy
4 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) CCDP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIE
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Capistrano
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Huawei
2 12 (40.00%) Alibaba
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
4 3 (10.00%) CA
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) Apple
6 1 (3.33%) Canon
6 1 (3.33%) Crossbeam
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Juniper
6 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.33%) Polycom
6 1 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec