Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -16 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.83% 10.63% 7.55%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 26.02% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 29 14
Slough median daily rate £350 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -5.45% -5.82%
10th Percentile £93 £125 £306
90th Percentile £593 £500 £432
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.65% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% - -29.63%

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 164 123 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 52.40% 40.86% 54.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 84 99
Slough median daily rate £425 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £126 £213
90th Percentile £584 £511 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +750.00% +40.85% -21.11%
10th Percentile £165.00 £15.10 £13.33
90th Percentile £175.00 £20.70 £15.67
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £18.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year -4.75% +34.15% +8.00%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019, 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 6 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) Remedy
5 2 (16.67%) Handset
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design

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 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) BGP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) 4G
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) 3G
5 2 (16.67%) Broadband
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) L2TP
6 1 (8.33%) PPP
6 1 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (8.33%) MariaDB
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (16.67%) Transmission Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Communications Assistant
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Assistant
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Telephony Support
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Handset
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Sales Enablement
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) BIND 9
1 1 (8.33%) KVM
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Postfix
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
2 1 (8.33%) HP ALM
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Aruba
3 2 (16.67%) Ciena
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei
4 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki
4 1 (8.33%) Mirantis
4 1 (8.33%) Nokia
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) VMware