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 3 months to 29 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 / Slough
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 8 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 11.11% 8.80% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 18.60% 15.83% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 8
Median daily rate £350 £365 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £338 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £18.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -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 Slough.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 86 120 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 59.72% 55.56% 53.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 72 86
Median daily rate £418 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.38% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.20 £18.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +29.87%  
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 Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 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 Slough region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
2 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
4 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) MPLS
6 6 (25.00%) Juniper
6 6 (25.00%) CCIP
6 6 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Frame Relay
7 5 (20.83%) IPTV
7 5 (20.83%) ATM
7 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
7 5 (20.83%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) IPv4
7 5 (20.83%) IPv6
8 4 (16.67%) BGP
8 4 (16.67%) ICMP
8 4 (16.67%) RSVP
8 4 (16.67%) VRRP
8 4 (16.67%) OSPF
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) SNMP
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) MPLS
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (20.83%) ATM
5 5 (20.83%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.83%) Frame Relay
5 5 (20.83%) IPv4
5 5 (20.83%) IPv6
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) FTP
6 4 (16.67%) HTTP
6 4 (16.67%) IGMP
6 4 (16.67%) Multicast
6 4 (16.67%) OSPF
6 4 (16.67%) SNMP
6 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.67%) VLAN
6 4 (16.67%) VPLS
6 4 (16.67%) VRRP
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 2 (8.33%) Data Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) IPTV
2 4 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
2 4 (16.67%) STB
2 4 (16.67%) Video on Demand
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) Machine to Machine
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
3 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) e-Health
4 1 (4.17%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (12.50%) Android
4 3 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) BCP
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Change Management
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Release Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.17%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) CCNA
1 8 (33.33%) CCNP
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCIP
3 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Juniper
2 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (16.67%) Huawei
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) F5
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Genesys
5 1 (4.17%) Infovista
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed