The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 45 43 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 171 206 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.86% 3.74% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 11.30% 8.45% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 147 141
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £293 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
Cisco
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1513 2438 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.04% 44.24% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1148 1803 1832
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 52 60
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco
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 across the City of London region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco
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 across the City of London region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 134 (47.35%) Firewall
2 113 (39.93%) Finance
3 111 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (28.62%) WAN
5 79 (27.92%) LAN
6 74 (26.15%) Windows
7 73 (25.80%) CheckPoint
8 70 (24.73%) CCNP
9 68 (24.03%) Data Centre
10 64 (22.61%) Microsoft
11 55 (19.43%) VMware
11 55 (19.43%) Cisco ASA
12 54 (19.08%) Active Directory
13 52 (18.37%) Banking
14 51 (18.02%) Juniper
15 45 (15.90%) Network Security
16 43 (15.19%) CCNA
17 41 (14.49%) F5
18 40 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
18 40 (14.13%) BGP
18 40 (14.13%) TCP/IP
19 38 (13.43%) ITIL
19 38 (13.43%) DNS
20 36 (12.72%) Wireless
21 35 (12.37%) Network Design
22 34 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 32 (11.31%) Linux
24 31 (10.95%) VPN
24 31 (10.95%) Windows Server
25 30 (10.60%) DHCP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 24 (8.48%) Skype for Business
2 17 (6.01%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.83%) IIS
5 7 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.12%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.77%) Apache
7 5 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.06%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.35%) CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
11 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) Zimbra
Applications
1 28 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.65%) MS Office
3 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) HipChat
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.89%) Office 365
3 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.12%) IaaS
5 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.06%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (47.35%) Firewall
2 81 (28.62%) WAN
3 79 (27.92%) LAN
4 55 (19.43%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (15.90%) Network Security
6 40 (14.13%) BGP
6 40 (14.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (14.13%) TCP/IP
7 38 (13.43%) DNS
8 36 (12.72%) Wireless
9 31 (10.95%) VPN
10 30 (10.60%) DHCP
10 30 (10.60%) VoIP
11 26 (9.19%) MPLS
11 26 (9.19%) SAN
12 22 (7.77%) Multicast
12 22 (7.77%) OSPF
13 21 (7.42%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.36%) IP Telephony
15 17 (6.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.06%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.06%) HBase
4 2 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) DB2
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) OLTP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.35%) Redis
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.35%) Hudson
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
4 1 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 113 (39.93%) Finance
2 52 (18.37%) Banking
3 22 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.24%) Financial Institution
5 8 (2.83%) Law
6 7 (2.47%) Legal
7 6 (2.12%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.41%) Advertising
9 3 (1.06%) Publishing
9 3 (1.06%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (33.92%) Network Engineer
2 43 (15.19%) Architect
3 29 (10.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (9.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (8.83%) Administrator
6 23 (8.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 22 (7.77%) Network Architect
8 19 (6.71%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.65%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.95%) Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) Consultant
11 13 (4.59%) Infrastructure Manager
12 12 (4.24%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.18%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (3.18%) Programme Manager
15 8 (2.83%) Network Consultant
15 8 (2.83%) Security Engineer
15 8 (2.83%) Senior Architect
15 8 (2.83%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.53%) XMPP
2 8 (2.83%) Middleware
3 7 (2.47%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.12%) Web Services
5 4 (1.41%) JRuby
6 3 (1.06%) SAML
7 1 (0.35%) Flash
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) HTML5
7 1 (0.35%) LAMP
7 1 (0.35%) Mojolicious
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.35%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.35%) Ultra Messaging
7 1 (0.35%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (24.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (5.30%) Hedge funds
3 14 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.89%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.47%) IVR
6 5 (1.77%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.77%) Replication
7 4 (1.41%) PMI
8 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.06%) Fintech
8 3 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.71%) BYOD
9 2 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (26.15%) Windows
2 32 (11.31%) Linux
3 31 (10.95%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.53%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.83%) Solaris
8 7 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.12%) Unix
10 4 (1.41%) CentOS
10 4 (1.41%) VyOS
11 2 (0.71%) Android
11 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.35%) CatOS
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (13.43%) ITIL
2 35 (12.37%) Network Design
3 30 (10.60%) Migration
4 26 (9.19%) Project Management
5 23 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (7.07%) Change Control
7 19 (6.71%) Change Management
8 16 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (5.65%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 15 (5.30%) Network Management
10 14 (4.95%) Network Architecture
11 13 (4.59%) Information Security
11 13 (4.59%) Low Latency
12 11 (3.89%) DevOps
12 11 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (3.89%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.18%) Service Management
14 8 (2.83%) Security Operations
14 8 (2.83%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.83%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.77%) SQL
3 12 (4.24%) Python
4 6 (2.12%) Java
4 6 (2.12%) Perl
5 5 (1.77%) Ruby
6 4 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.41%) C
7 3 (1.06%) VB
8 2 (0.71%) C++
8 2 (0.71%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.71%) PHP
8 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 111 (39.22%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (24.73%) CCNP
3 43 (15.19%) CCNA
4 30 (10.60%) CCIE
5 18 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.95%) Degree
6 14 (4.95%) PMP
7 13 (4.59%) MCP
7 13 (4.59%) PMI Certification
8 12 (4.24%) CCDP
8 12 (4.24%) CISSP
9 10 (3.53%) CCDE
10 8 (2.83%) CISA
10 8 (2.83%) CISM
10 8 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.83%) MCSE
11 7 (2.47%) CCSP
12 6 (2.12%) CCSE
12 6 (2.12%) Security Cleared
13 5 (1.77%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (4.24%) PCI DSS
2 8 (2.83%) COBIT
3 6 (2.12%) SLA
4 3 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.06%) QA
5 2 (0.71%) COSO
5 2 (0.71%) ISO27005
6 1 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 54 (19.08%) Active Directory
2 34 (12.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.83%) NFS
4 8 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (2.83%) vSphere
5 7 (2.47%) KVM
6 6 (2.12%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.12%) Xen
7 5 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.41%) SRDF
8 4 (1.41%) XenApp
9 3 (1.06%) Firmware
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.71%) UAG
10 2 (0.71%) vCloud
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) Snort
11 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (4.59%) Puppet
2 10 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.53%) SCCM
3 6 (2.12%) WSUS
4 5 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.41%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.41%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.41%) SCOM
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.06%) MIIS
6 3 (1.06%) Nagios
7 2 (0.71%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.71%) Ansible
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.35%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 73 (25.80%) CheckPoint
2 64 (22.61%) Microsoft
3 55 (19.43%) VMware
4 51 (18.02%) Juniper
5 41 (14.49%) F5
6 29 (10.25%) Palo Alto
7 21 (7.42%) Fortinet
7 21 (7.42%) HP
8 18 (6.36%) Citrix
9 17 (6.01%) Avaya
10 15 (5.30%) IBM
11 14 (4.95%) Oracle
12 13 (4.59%) Dell
12 13 (4.59%) Riverbed
12 13 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 12 (4.24%) Aruba
13 12 (4.24%) Blue Coat
13 12 (4.24%) Brocade
14 9 (3.18%) EMC
15 8 (2.83%) NetApp
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