The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco IPT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IPT over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 204 192 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.093% 0.080% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 0.56% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £390 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +55.55%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 891 1084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.51% 14.30% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 603 727
Average daily rate £395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 43
Average hourly rate £22.00 £49.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.10% +122.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £135.00 £44.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IPT
London

Cisco IPT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IPT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IPT across the City of London region.

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco IPT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IPT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco IPT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco IPT
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IPT across the City of London region.

Cisco IPT Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco IPT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco IPT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IPT.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 8 (80.00%) MPLS
3 8 (80.00%) IP Telephony
4 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (70.00%) CCNA
5 6 (60.00%) VoIP
5 6 (60.00%) ITIL
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (50.00%) VPN
6 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (50.00%) OPNET
6 5 (50.00%) XMPP
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (30.00%) BGP
7 3 (30.00%) CCIE
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) F5
8 2 (20.00%) HSRP
8 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (20.00%) CCNP
8 2 (20.00%) UNIX

Cisco IPT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco IPT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IPT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) MPLS
2 8 (80.00%) IP Telephony
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (30.00%) BGP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) HSRP
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) TACACS
6 2 (20.00%) DMZ
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Network Support
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Network Management
5 1 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (50.00%) OPNET
4 3 (30.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (30.00%) F5
5 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (10.00%) Aruba
6 1 (10.00%) Polycom
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper