The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 42 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 227 217 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.90% 3.05% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 6.67% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 147
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 8
Average hourly rate £18.73 £23.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% -3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £16.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.70 £52.80 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2589 3255 3379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.46% 45.80% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2268 2324
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 116 97
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.38 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% +13.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.32 £54.00 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
London

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco 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.

1 172 (36.83%) Firewall
2 160 (34.26%) Cisco Certification
3 146 (31.26%) Windows
4 112 (23.98%) WAN
5 111 (23.77%) Finance
5 111 (23.77%) VMware
6 101 (21.63%) CCNP
7 99 (21.20%) LAN
8 97 (20.77%) Juniper
9 96 (20.56%) CheckPoint
10 93 (19.91%) Microsoft
11 72 (15.42%) ITIL
12 70 (14.99%) VPN
13 68 (14.56%) Active Directory
13 68 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 68 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
14 66 (14.13%) Network Security
15 63 (13.49%) Citrix
16 61 (13.06%) F5
17 60 (12.85%) SAN
17 60 (12.85%) MS Exchange
18 55 (11.78%) VoIP
19 52 (11.13%) CCNA
19 52 (11.13%) Wireless
19 52 (11.13%) Banking
20 51 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
21 50 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
21 50 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
22 45 (9.64%) SQL
23 44 (9.42%) BGP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (3.00%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.36%) Lync
8 8 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.71%) IIS
9 7 (1.50%) Apache
10 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 37 (7.92%) MS Office
2 16 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.07%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) RMDS
2 1 (0.21%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (36.83%) Firewall
2 112 (23.98%) WAN
3 99 (21.20%) LAN
4 70 (14.99%) VPN
5 66 (14.13%) Network Security
6 60 (12.85%) SAN
7 55 (11.78%) VoIP
8 52 (11.13%) Wireless
9 51 (10.92%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (9.42%) BGP
12 43 (9.21%) MPLS
12 43 (9.21%) TCP/IP
13 38 (8.14%) DNS
14 37 (7.92%) OSPF
14 37 (7.92%) Multicast
15 36 (7.71%) EIGRP
16 33 (7.07%) VLAN
16 33 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (6.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.50%) MySQL
3 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.64%) HBase
6 2 (0.43%) IDOL
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.21%) KDB
7 1 (0.21%) DB2
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.21%) Big Data
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) RequisitePro
1 2 (0.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.21%) JUnit
2 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) JMeter
2 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 111 (23.77%) Finance
2 52 (11.13%) Banking
3 32 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.93%) Retail
5 9 (1.93%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.50%) Law
7 6 (1.28%) Back Office
8 5 (1.07%) French Language
9 3 (0.64%) International Banking
9 3 (0.64%) Legal
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 108 (23.13%) Network Engineer
2 71 (15.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (10.71%) Architect
4 42 (8.99%) Security Engineer
5 39 (8.35%) Analyst
6 28 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 26 (5.57%) Consultant
7 26 (5.57%) Administrator
8 24 (5.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 24 (5.14%) Cisco Support
9 23 (4.93%) Project Manager
10 22 (4.71%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (4.50%) Network Support
11 21 (4.50%) Support Engineer
12 20 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
13 18 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
14 16 (3.43%) Network Administrator
14 16 (3.43%) Project Engineer
15 13 (2.78%) Telephony Engineer
15 13 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.21%) XMPP
2 7 (1.50%) VXML
3 4 (0.86%) HTML
3 4 (0.86%) XML
4 3 (0.64%) XSLT
4 3 (0.64%) Rendezvous
4 3 (0.64%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) CORBA
5 1 (0.21%) DCOM
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) SOAP
5 1 (0.21%) Xerces
5 1 (0.21%) Xalan
5 1 (0.21%) Ajax
5 1 (0.21%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.21%) JSON
5 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.42%) Blackberry
2 19 (4.07%) Clustering
3 17 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.43%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.14%) Replication
6 9 (1.93%) iPhone
7 8 (1.71%) Fat Client
7 8 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.50%) EqualLogic
9 6 (1.28%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.07%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.64%) IVR
11 3 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.64%) Statistics
12 2 (0.43%) RMADS
12 2 (0.43%) FMCG
12 2 (0.43%) iPad
12 2 (0.43%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.43%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 146 (31.26%) Windows
2 68 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (8.99%) Windows 7
4 40 (8.57%) Linux
5 39 (8.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (6.21%) Windows XP
7 24 (5.14%) UNIX
8 18 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.21%) Solaris
10 12 (2.57%) Android
11 7 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.50%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.64%) VMS
13 2 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.43%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.43%) AIX
13 2 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (15.42%) ITIL
2 35 (7.49%) Migration
3 30 (6.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 23 (4.93%) Project Management
5 21 (4.50%) Service Management
5 21 (4.50%) BCP
5 21 (4.50%) Load Balancing
6 20 (4.28%) Security Architecture
7 17 (3.64%) Problem Management
7 17 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 17 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 15 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (3.00%) PRINCE2
9 14 (3.00%) Business Continuity Planning
10 13 (2.78%) SIEM
11 12 (2.57%) Network Management
11 12 (2.57%) Network Design
12 11 (2.36%) Change Management
12 11 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
12 11 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (9.64%) SQL
2 14 (3.00%) Perl
3 10 (2.14%) C
4 7 (1.50%) Python
5 6 (1.28%) Java
5 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.07%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.64%) VB
8 3 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.64%) Ruby
8 3 (0.64%) Korn
9 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) C#
10 1 (0.21%) C++
10 1 (0.21%) Groovy
10 1 (0.21%) VBA
10 1 (0.21%) Lisp
10 1 (0.21%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 160 (34.26%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (21.63%) CCNP
3 52 (11.13%) CCNA
4 36 (7.71%) Security Cleared
5 28 (6.00%) CCIE
6 23 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (4.07%) SC Cleared
8 18 (3.85%) CISSP
8 18 (3.85%) CCVP
8 18 (3.85%) CCSE
9 16 (3.43%) MCSE
10 14 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (3.00%) Degree
11 13 (2.78%) MCITP
12 9 (1.93%) JNCIP
12 9 (1.93%) JNCIE
12 9 (1.93%) CCSA
13 8 (1.71%) JNCIS
14 7 (1.50%) CISM
14 7 (1.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.86%) SLA
4 3 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.64%) COBIT
5 2 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 68 (14.56%) Active Directory
1 68 (14.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (7.28%) Hyper-V
3 23 (4.93%) XenApp
4 13 (2.78%) Xen
5 12 (2.57%) NFS
6 11 (2.36%) vSphere
7 10 (2.14%) SRDF
8 9 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.50%) XenServer
9 7 (1.50%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.28%) NLBS
10 6 (1.28%) KVM
11 5 (1.07%) Snort
12 4 (0.86%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.64%) vCloud
13 3 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 50 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 29 (6.21%) Cisco UCCE
3 20 (4.28%) Cisco UCCX
4 16 (3.43%) SCCM
5 11 (2.36%) OPNET
6 8 (1.71%) WSUS
7 5 (1.07%) SCOM
7 5 (1.07%) Tivoli
7 5 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.43%) Puppet
10 2 (0.43%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.43%) EMC TimeFinder
10 2 (0.43%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.43%) OpenView
10 2 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 111 (23.77%) VMware
2 97 (20.77%) Juniper
3 96 (20.56%) CheckPoint
4 93 (19.91%) Microsoft
5 63 (13.49%) Citrix
6 61 (13.06%) F5
7 42 (8.99%) HP
8 36 (7.71%) NetApp
9 33 (7.07%) EMC
10 26 (5.57%) Blue Coat
11 21 (4.50%) McAfee
12 17 (3.64%) Oracle
13 14 (3.00%) Dell
14 13 (2.78%) Riverbed
14 13 (2.78%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.14%) Speakerbus
15 10 (2.14%) IBM
16 9 (1.93%) Symantec
17 8 (1.71%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.71%) Intel
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