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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.44% 11.95% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 17.43% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 7
Median daily rate £300 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.95%  

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 65 109 145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 46.76% 68.55% 52.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 80
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -38.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 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 June 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 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
3 7 (38.89%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Network Design
6 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) F5
6 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
6 4 (22.22%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
7 3 (16.67%) IMAP
7 3 (16.67%) PKI
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (16.67%) CCNA
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) SMTP
7 3 (16.67%) Solaris
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (38.89%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
6 3 (16.67%) IMAP
6 3 (16.67%) MPLS
6 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
7 1 (5.56%) ATM
7 1 (5.56%) BGP
7 1 (5.56%) Broadband
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.56%) ICMP
7 1 (5.56%) Multicast
7 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) RSVP
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IP Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (5.56%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IP Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 4 (22.22%) Machine to Machine
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) e-Health
3 1 (5.56%) IPTV
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (5.56%) STB
3 1 (5.56%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) BCP
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
2 3 (16.67%) CCNP
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCIP
3 1 (5.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) F5
1 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sun
3 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Huawei
4 1 (5.56%) Verint