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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 246 156 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.85% 2.59% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 11.07% 5.97% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 109 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 11
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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
2223 2611 2427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.85% 43.41% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1852 1736
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 63 70
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.85 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 241 (46.26%) Firewall
2 213 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
3 147 (28.21%) CCNP
4 145 (27.83%) Finance
5 138 (26.49%) Windows
6 129 (24.76%) BGP
7 128 (24.57%) CheckPoint
8 124 (23.80%) Juniper
9 114 (21.88%) LAN
10 111 (21.31%) VMware
11 105 (20.15%) WAN
11 105 (20.15%) F5
12 95 (18.23%) OSPF
13 92 (17.66%) Network Security
14 91 (17.47%) VPN
15 82 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
15 82 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 73 (14.01%) Active Directory
17 71 (13.63%) Microsoft
18 68 (13.05%) DNS
19 67 (12.86%) Banking
20 66 (12.67%) TCP/IP
20 66 (12.67%) EIGRP
20 66 (12.67%) Wireless
21 65 (12.48%) Linux
21 65 (12.48%) CCNA
22 64 (12.28%) Citrix
23 61 (11.71%) CCIE
23 61 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
24 58 (11.13%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 40 (7.68%) MS Exchange
2 26 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.22%) SharePoint
4 15 (2.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (2.50%) IIS
5 13 (2.50%) Lync
6 9 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.73%) Apache
7 5 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
Applications
1 28 (5.37%) MS Office
2 27 (5.18%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.19%) RMDS
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.96%) Office 365
2 4 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.38%) IaaS
4 2 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.19%) SaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 241 (46.26%) Firewall
2 129 (24.76%) BGP
3 114 (21.88%) LAN
4 105 (20.15%) WAN
5 95 (18.23%) OSPF
6 92 (17.66%) Network Security
7 91 (17.47%) VPN
8 82 (15.74%) Cisco ASA
8 82 (15.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 68 (13.05%) DNS
10 66 (12.67%) TCP/IP
10 66 (12.67%) EIGRP
10 66 (12.67%) Wireless
11 58 (11.13%) MPLS
12 54 (10.36%) SAN
13 53 (10.17%) DHCP
14 50 (9.60%) Cisco IOS
15 43 (8.25%) Multicast
16 40 (7.68%) Internet
17 35 (6.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (0.58%) DB2
4 2 (0.38%) MySQL
4 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.19%) HBase
5 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.19%) Introscope
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 145 (27.83%) Finance
2 67 (12.86%) Banking
3 29 (5.57%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.30%) Retail
6 6 (1.15%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.96%) Back Office
7 5 (0.96%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.77%) Marketing
8 4 (0.77%) Electronics
8 4 (0.77%) Law
9 3 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 168 (32.25%) Network Engineer
2 70 (13.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (9.60%) Security Engineer
4 49 (9.40%) Architect
5 42 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 37 (7.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 36 (6.91%) Analyst
8 34 (6.53%) Consultant
9 24 (4.61%) Voice Engineer
10 22 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 21 (4.03%) Cisco Support
11 21 (4.03%) Senior Network Engineer
12 19 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (3.65%) Network Support
12 19 (3.65%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 17 (3.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
14 16 (3.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 16 (3.07%) Network Architect
15 13 (2.50%) Desktop Support
15 13 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.88%) XMPP
2 5 (0.96%) Web Services
3 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.38%) VXML
5 1 (0.19%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) XSLT
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) Rendezvous
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.22%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.07%) FlexPod
4 14 (2.69%) Fat Client
4 14 (2.69%) Thin Client
5 13 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.54%) PKI
7 8 (1.54%) Clustering
8 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.15%) CESG
10 4 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (0.77%) Replication
10 4 (0.77%) Symmetrix
11 3 (0.58%) Social Media
11 3 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.58%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.58%) Handset
11 3 (0.58%) PDA
11 3 (0.58%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 138 (26.49%) Windows
2 65 (12.48%) Linux
3 55 (10.56%) UNIX
4 44 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (6.91%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (3.84%) Solaris
8 14 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.15%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.96%) HPUX
11 5 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.77%) AIX
12 4 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.58%) SUSE
13 3 (0.58%) Android
14 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (9.60%) ITIL
2 41 (7.87%) Load Balancing
3 34 (6.53%) Network Design
4 33 (6.33%) Change Management
5 32 (6.14%) Service Management
6 31 (5.95%) Migration
7 25 (4.80%) Network Architecture
8 24 (4.61%) Project Management
9 23 (4.41%) Mentoring
10 17 (3.26%) Low Latency
11 16 (3.07%) E-Commerce
12 15 (2.88%) Incident Management
13 13 (2.50%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.50%) PRINCE2
13 13 (2.50%) Network Management
14 12 (2.30%) Line Management
14 12 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (2.11%) Project Planning
16 10 (1.92%) TOGAF
16 10 (1.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 33 (6.33%) SQL
2 23 (4.41%) Perl
3 12 (2.30%) C
4 10 (1.92%) Python
5 9 (1.73%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.58%) Java
7 2 (0.38%) Korn
7 2 (0.38%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.19%) VBScript
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 213 (40.88%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (28.21%) CCNP
3 65 (12.48%) CCNA
4 61 (11.71%) CCIE
5 26 (4.99%) CCSE
6 22 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.65%) Security Cleared
8 17 (3.26%) Degree
9 14 (2.69%) MCSE
9 14 (2.69%) CCSA
10 12 (2.30%) MCSA
11 11 (2.11%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.73%) CISSP
12 9 (1.73%) CCVP
13 8 (1.54%) MCP
14 6 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.15%) CCSP
14 6 (1.15%) CCDP
15 5 (0.96%) MCITP
16 4 (0.77%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.30%) SLA
2 10 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.77%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 73 (14.01%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.45%) vSphere
5 13 (2.50%) XenApp
5 13 (2.50%) ProxySG
6 12 (2.30%) VMware ESX
7 9 (1.73%) NFS
7 9 (1.73%) Xen
8 7 (1.34%) SRDF
9 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.96%) Firmware
11 3 (0.58%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (0.58%) KVM
11 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.38%) Snort
12 2 (0.38%) XenServer
12 2 (0.38%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.38%) NLBS
12 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (8.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 25 (4.80%) Cisco UCCE
3 17 (3.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (2.50%) RANCID
5 12 (2.30%) OpenNMS
6 10 (1.92%) Cisco IPCC
7 8 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 8 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (1.34%) SCCM
8 7 (1.34%) SCOM
9 6 (1.15%) Nagios
10 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.77%) WSUS
11 4 (0.77%) OPNET
11 4 (0.77%) CiscoWorks
11 4 (0.77%) CA Spectrum
11 4 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.58%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 128 (24.57%) CheckPoint
2 124 (23.80%) Juniper
3 111 (21.31%) VMware
4 105 (20.15%) F5
5 71 (13.63%) Microsoft
6 64 (12.28%) Citrix
7 47 (9.02%) HP
8 45 (8.64%) Blue Coat
9 32 (6.14%) EMC
10 30 (5.76%) NetApp
11 17 (3.26%) Avaya
11 17 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 15 (2.88%) Oracle
12 15 (2.88%) Infoblox
12 15 (2.88%) Fortinet
13 13 (2.50%) IBM
13 13 (2.50%) Riverbed
14 12 (2.30%) Red Hat
15 11 (2.11%) Remedy
15 11 (2.11%) Reuters
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