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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
London / City of London
Rank 55 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 110 101 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.73% 3.22% 4.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.98% 8.07% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 165
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +2.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
1225 1252 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.54% 39.89% 43.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 933 1628
Median daily rate £450 £430 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 94 (41.05%) Firewall
2 73 (31.88%) Finance
3 62 (27.07%) Windows
4 60 (26.20%) LAN
5 57 (24.89%) WAN
6 55 (24.02%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (23.14%) Data Centre
8 52 (22.71%) VMware
9 49 (21.40%) Microsoft
10 48 (20.96%) Citrix
11 43 (18.78%) CheckPoint
12 42 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
13 37 (16.16%) Network Security
14 36 (15.72%) Banking
14 36 (15.72%) Wireless
15 34 (14.85%) Linux
16 33 (14.41%) Active Directory
16 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
17 31 (13.54%) CCNP
17 31 (13.54%) Juniper
17 31 (13.54%) VPN
18 30 (13.10%) Windows Server
19 28 (12.23%) Palo Alto
19 28 (12.23%) F5
20 27 (11.79%) TCP/IP
21 26 (11.35%) BGP
22 24 (10.48%) DNS
22 24 (10.48%) ITIL
23 23 (10.04%) SQL Server
23 23 (10.04%) MPLS

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 20 (8.73%) Skype for Business
2 13 (5.68%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.80%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.49%) IIS
5 5 (2.18%) Apache
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.31%) CMS
7 3 (1.31%) nginx
7 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.44%) JBoss
9 1 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (6.11%) MS Office
2 9 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.24%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.80%) Office 365
4 8 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.75%) IaaS
6 3 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.87%) PaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.44%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (41.05%) Firewall
2 60 (26.20%) LAN
3 57 (24.89%) WAN
4 42 (18.34%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (16.16%) Network Security
6 36 (15.72%) Wireless
7 31 (13.54%) VPN
8 27 (11.79%) TCP/IP
9 26 (11.35%) BGP
10 24 (10.48%) DNS
11 23 (10.04%) MPLS
11 23 (10.04%) OSPF
12 22 (9.61%) DHCP
12 22 (9.61%) Unified Communications
13 20 (8.73%) Internet
13 20 (8.73%) SAN
14 19 (8.30%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (8.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (6.99%) SSL
16 14 (6.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.75%) Big Data
3 4 (1.75%) MySQL
4 3 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 73 (31.88%) Finance
2 36 (15.72%) Banking
3 9 (3.93%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.49%) Law
4 8 (3.49%) Retail
5 6 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.62%) Legal
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Games
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
7 1 (0.44%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (26.64%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.85%) Analyst
2 34 (14.85%) Architect
3 25 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (8.73%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (7.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (6.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 14 (6.11%) Network Analyst
7 14 (6.11%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.11%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.11%) Support Analyst
8 10 (4.37%) Administrator
8 10 (4.37%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (4.37%) Security Engineer
9 9 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 8 (3.49%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (3.49%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.24%) XMPP
2 6 (2.62%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.31%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (1.31%) Middleware
4 2 (0.87%) CSS
4 2 (0.87%) Kafka
4 2 (0.87%) SAML
5 1 (0.44%) JMS
5 1 (0.44%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.44%) Mojolicious
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.44%) RFC 2544
5 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (23.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.42%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.93%) Virtual Team
4 7 (3.06%) EMC VNX
5 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.62%) PMI
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.18%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.75%) Clustering
7 4 (1.75%) CMDB
7 4 (1.75%) Replication
8 3 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) iPad
9 2 (0.87%) iPhone
9 2 (0.87%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 62 (27.07%) Windows
2 34 (14.85%) Linux
3 30 (13.10%) Windows Server
4 17 (7.42%) Unix
5 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (4.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.49%) Windows 7
9 7 (3.06%) Windows 10
10 6 (2.62%) Solaris
11 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.31%) Android
12 3 (1.31%) Debian
13 2 (0.87%) CentOS
13 2 (0.87%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.87%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.48%) ITIL
2 21 (9.17%) Migration
3 17 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (6.99%) Network Architecture
4 16 (6.99%) Network Design
5 15 (6.55%) DevOps
6 14 (6.11%) Change Management
6 14 (6.11%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.68%) Load Balancing
7 13 (5.68%) Network Management
8 12 (5.24%) Project Management
9 11 (4.80%) Information Security
10 10 (4.37%) High Availability
10 10 (4.37%) Validation
11 9 (3.93%) Programme Management
12 8 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.49%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.49%) TOGAF
13 7 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.55%) SQL
2 13 (5.68%) Python
3 12 (5.24%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.62%) Java
4 6 (2.62%) Perl
5 5 (2.18%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.18%) C
6 2 (0.87%) C#
6 2 (0.87%) R
6 2 (0.87%) Scala
6 2 (0.87%) VB
7 1 (0.44%) C++
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) PHP
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (24.02%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (13.54%) CCNP
3 16 (6.99%) CCIE
4 13 (5.68%) CCNA
5 11 (4.80%) CCSP
5 11 (4.80%) PMI Certification
5 11 (4.80%) PMP
6 10 (4.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.93%) CCSE
8 8 (3.49%) CISSP
9 7 (3.06%) Degree
9 7 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (3.06%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.62%) CCMSE
10 6 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.75%) CCDE
12 3 (1.31%) CCDP
12 3 (1.31%) CISM
12 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.31%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.31%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) COBIT
3 1 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 33 (14.41%) Active Directory
1 33 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.49%) XenApp
4 6 (2.62%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.75%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.75%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.75%) Xen
6 4 (1.75%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.31%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.31%) vCloud
8 2 (0.87%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.87%) vSphere
8 2 (0.87%) XenServer
9 1 (0.44%) Firmware
9 1 (0.44%) Gluster
9 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.44%) SRDF
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (5.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.37%) Puppet
3 8 (3.49%) SCCM
4 6 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.75%) Nagios
7 3 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.31%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.31%) Kibana
7 3 (1.31%) logstash
7 3 (1.31%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.31%) OPNET
8 2 (0.87%) Control-M
8 2 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.87%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.87%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.87%) Nessus
8 2 (0.87%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 52 (22.71%) VMware
2 49 (21.40%) Microsoft
3 48 (20.96%) Citrix
4 43 (18.78%) CheckPoint
5 31 (13.54%) Juniper
6 28 (12.23%) F5
6 28 (12.23%) Palo Alto
7 21 (9.17%) HP
8 14 (6.11%) SolarWinds
9 13 (5.68%) Polycom
10 12 (5.24%) EMC
10 12 (5.24%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.80%) Aruba
11 11 (4.80%) Blue Coat
12 10 (4.37%) Arista
12 10 (4.37%) Riverbed
13 9 (3.93%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.49%) Dell
15 7 (3.06%) Oracle
15 7 (3.06%) Symantec
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