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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 53 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 185 258 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.52% 4.39% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 8.04% 9.59% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 157 155
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £185 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.73 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% -27.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £91.25 £53.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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
2300 2689 3333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.70% 45.72% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1717 1870 2290
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 96
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.49 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £34.50 £58.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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.

1 187 (43.09%) Firewall
2 160 (36.87%) Windows
3 155 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 150 (34.56%) LAN
5 148 (34.10%) WAN
6 137 (31.57%) Finance
7 120 (27.65%) CheckPoint
8 104 (23.96%) VMware
9 99 (22.81%) Microsoft
10 95 (21.89%) CCNP
11 88 (20.28%) F5
12 87 (20.05%) Juniper
13 81 (18.66%) BGP
14 78 (17.97%) Active Directory
14 78 (17.97%) Data Centre
15 76 (17.51%) DNS
15 76 (17.51%) OSPF
16 72 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (16.36%) MPLS
17 71 (16.36%) ITIL
18 66 (15.21%) Linux
18 66 (15.21%) SAN
19 65 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
20 64 (14.75%) Citrix
21 61 (14.06%) TCP/IP
22 60 (13.82%) VPN
23 59 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
24 58 (13.36%) CCNA
25 57 (13.13%) Banking
26 56 (12.90%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 42 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (3.46%) IIS
3 15 (3.46%) Lync
4 13 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.61%) Apache
7 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.46%) nginx
11 2 (0.46%) WorkSite
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (8.29%) MS Excel
2 30 (6.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.92%) MS Project
6 1 (0.23%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) RMDS
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) IaaS
2 5 (1.15%) SaaS
3 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.92%) Office 365
4 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 187 (43.09%) Firewall
2 150 (34.56%) LAN
3 148 (34.10%) WAN
4 81 (18.66%) BGP
5 76 (17.51%) DNS
5 76 (17.51%) OSPF
6 71 (16.36%) MPLS
7 66 (15.21%) SAN
8 65 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 61 (14.06%) TCP/IP
10 60 (13.82%) VPN
11 56 (12.90%) DHCP
12 52 (11.98%) Network Security
13 51 (11.75%) Cisco IOS
13 51 (11.75%) Wireless
14 47 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
15 43 (9.91%) VoIP
16 41 (9.45%) EIGRP
17 40 (9.22%) BIG-IP
17 40 (9.22%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.92%) HBase
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.23%) DB2
7 1 (0.23%) Ingres
7 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.23%) MSI
2 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 137 (31.57%) Finance
2 57 (13.13%) Banking
3 29 (6.68%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.84%) Marketing
5 8 (1.84%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.38%) Legal
8 5 (1.15%) Back Office
9 4 (0.92%) Electronics
9 4 (0.92%) Advertising
9 4 (0.92%) Publishing
10 3 (0.69%) Games
10 3 (0.69%) Retail
10 3 (0.69%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.46%) Law
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (31.57%) Network Engineer
2 40 (9.22%) Analyst
3 34 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 33 (7.60%) Architect
5 29 (6.68%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (6.68%) Security Engineer
6 27 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (5.07%) Consultant
8 21 (4.84%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (4.38%) Administrator
10 19 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (4.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (4.38%) Voice Engineer
11 16 (3.69%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.23%) Network Specialist
13 12 (2.76%) Network Support
14 10 (2.30%) Network Architect
14 10 (2.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (2.30%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.00%) Middleware
1 13 (3.00%) XMPP
2 9 (2.07%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.15%) Rendezvous
4 4 (0.92%) HTML
4 4 (0.92%) XML
4 4 (0.92%) XSLT
5 3 (0.69%) .NET
5 3 (0.69%) Web Services
5 3 (0.69%) Ultra Messaging
6 2 (0.46%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.23%) Flash
7 1 (0.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 78 (17.97%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.37%) Video Conferencing
3 25 (5.76%) Blackberry
4 20 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.46%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (2.53%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.53%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.07%) PKI
8 8 (1.84%) NHS
8 8 (1.84%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.38%) Replication
10 6 (1.38%) Symmetrix
10 6 (1.38%) Clustering
10 6 (1.38%) Eurex
11 5 (1.15%) FlexPod
11 5 (1.15%) IVR
11 5 (1.15%) iPhone
12 4 (0.92%) DTV
13 3 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 160 (36.87%) Windows
2 66 (15.21%) Linux
3 59 (13.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (9.22%) Windows 7
5 38 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (7.83%) UNIX
7 28 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (5.99%) Solaris
9 15 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.30%) Android
12 9 (2.07%) Windows XP
13 8 (1.84%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.38%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.15%) Debian
16 4 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.92%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.69%) CentOS
17 3 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (16.36%) ITIL
2 36 (8.29%) Load Balancing
3 32 (7.37%) Project Management
4 26 (5.99%) Migration
5 23 (5.30%) Service Management
5 23 (5.30%) PRINCE2
6 21 (4.84%) Network Management
7 20 (4.61%) Network Design
8 19 (4.38%) Service Delivery
9 18 (4.15%) Change Management
10 17 (3.92%) Capacity Management
11 16 (3.69%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.00%) Network Architecture
13 12 (2.76%) Performance Management
14 11 (2.53%) Problem Management
14 11 (2.53%) Business Continuity
15 10 (2.30%) BCP
15 10 (2.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.60%) SQL
2 13 (3.00%) Python
2 13 (3.00%) Perl
3 9 (2.07%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.61%) Ruby
5 6 (1.38%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.38%) C
5 6 (1.38%) Java
6 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.46%) Korn
8 2 (0.46%) Tcl
8 2 (0.46%) Lisp
8 2 (0.46%) VBScript
9 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 155 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (21.89%) CCNP
3 58 (13.36%) CCNA
4 35 (8.06%) CCIE
5 33 (7.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (6.22%) MCSE
7 25 (5.76%) CCSA
8 19 (4.38%) Security Cleared
9 16 (3.69%) Degree
10 15 (3.46%) CCSE
10 15 (3.46%) MCSA
11 12 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.30%) CCVP
13 10 (2.30%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.07%) CISSP
15 8 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (1.15%) RHCE
16 5 (1.15%) MCP
16 5 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.76%) SLA
2 7 (1.61%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) COSO
System Software
1 78 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 72 (16.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.84%) XenApp
3 21 (4.84%) vSphere
4 19 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.23%) ProxySG
6 13 (3.00%) NFS
7 10 (2.30%) NLBS
7 10 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.07%) KVM
8 9 (2.07%) Xen
9 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.38%) VMware ESX
10 5 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.15%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.15%) SRDF
11 4 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.92%) Snort
12 3 (0.69%) Squid
12 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 20 (4.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 18 (4.15%) Tivoli
4 16 (3.69%) SCCM
5 12 (2.76%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (2.30%) WSUS
7 9 (2.07%) SCOM
7 9 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
8 8 (1.84%) Puppet
9 7 (1.61%) EMC VPLEX
10 6 (1.38%) CiscoWorks
11 5 (1.15%) OpenView
11 5 (1.15%) Netcool
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco IPCC
11 5 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.92%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.69%) Control-M
13 3 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 120 (27.65%) CheckPoint
2 104 (23.96%) VMware
3 99 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 88 (20.28%) F5
5 87 (20.05%) Juniper
6 64 (14.75%) Citrix
7 38 (8.76%) HP
8 37 (8.53%) IBM
9 36 (8.29%) EMC
10 33 (7.60%) NetApp
11 27 (6.22%) Blue Coat
12 22 (5.07%) Oracle
13 21 (4.84%) Avaya
14 18 (4.15%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.92%) Dell
15 17 (3.92%) Riverbed
16 16 (3.69%) SolarWinds
17 14 (3.23%) Nokia
17 14 (3.23%) McAfee
17 14 (3.23%) Aruba
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