The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT)
Rank 188 219 211
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IPT 16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.084% 0.099%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.22% +87.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
802 861 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.39% 12.01% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 546 617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (64.00%) IP Telephony
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 12 (48.00%) Firewall
6 11 (44.00%) MPLS
6 11 (44.00%) CCNA
6 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 10 (40.00%) LAN
7 10 (40.00%) CCNP
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) XMPP
8 8 (32.00%) BGP
9 7 (28.00%) RSVP
9 7 (28.00%) Juniper
9 7 (28.00%) VPLS
9 7 (28.00%) Junos
9 7 (28.00%) Multicast
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (24.00%) VoIP
11 5 (20.00%) ISDN
11 5 (20.00%) VPN
12 4 (16.00%) OPNET
12 4 (16.00%) Migration
12 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL
12 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) IP Telephony
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) MPLS
4 10 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) BGP
6 7 (28.00%) RSVP
6 7 (28.00%) Multicast
6 7 (28.00%) VPLS
6 7 (28.00%) Junos
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) VoIP
8 5 (20.00%) ISDN
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
10 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
10 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
10 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Network Support
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Network Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Trainer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (4.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (4.00%) Line Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (8.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (16.00%) OPNET
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Aruba
5 1 (4.00%) IPFX
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.00%) Riverbed