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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 48 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 226 228 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.81% 3.88% 2.98%
As % of the Vendors category 8.78% 8.81% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 123
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 18
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.73 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.57% -10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £17.09 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £117.70 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
2573 2589 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.37% 44.01% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1908 1767 2219
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 113
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £34.50 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 195 (41.23%) Firewall
2 175 (37.00%) Windows
3 164 (34.67%) LAN
3 164 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
4 158 (33.40%) WAN
5 142 (30.02%) Finance
6 124 (26.22%) VMware
7 121 (25.58%) CheckPoint
8 113 (23.89%) Microsoft
9 99 (20.93%) CCNP
10 96 (20.30%) Juniper
11 87 (18.39%) F5
12 86 (18.18%) Active Directory
13 84 (17.76%) SAN
14 82 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
15 80 (16.91%) BGP
16 78 (16.49%) ITIL
17 74 (15.64%) OSPF
18 73 (15.43%) Linux
18 73 (15.43%) DNS
19 70 (14.80%) Data Centre
20 69 (14.59%) Citrix
21 68 (14.38%) VPN
22 66 (13.95%) MPLS
22 66 (13.95%) Banking
23 65 (13.74%) CCNA
24 63 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
25 62 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
26 59 (12.47%) Wireless
27 58 (12.26%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (4.23%) Lync
4 14 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.96%) IIS
5 9 (1.90%) Apache
6 8 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
7 7 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.27%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 5 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.42%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.21%) nginx
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 34 (7.19%) MS Office
3 9 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.85%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) RMDS
2 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.06%) IaaS
2 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.63%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (41.23%) Firewall
2 164 (34.67%) LAN
3 158 (33.40%) WAN
4 84 (17.76%) SAN
5 80 (16.91%) BGP
6 74 (15.64%) OSPF
7 73 (15.43%) DNS
8 68 (14.38%) VPN
9 66 (13.95%) MPLS
10 62 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 59 (12.47%) Wireless
12 58 (12.26%) TCP/IP
13 54 (11.42%) Cisco IOS
14 52 (10.99%) Network Security
14 52 (10.99%) DHCP
15 50 (10.57%) Cisco ASA
16 43 (9.09%) Multicast
16 43 (9.09%) VoIP
17 39 (8.25%) BIG-IP
18 37 (7.82%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.90%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.27%) HBase
4 5 (1.06%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.63%) DB2
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (0.42%) Big Data
6 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.21%) HCatalog
7 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.21%) Riak
7 1 (0.21%) Mahout
7 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.21%) Ingres
7 1 (0.21%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (30.02%) Finance
2 66 (13.95%) Banking
3 30 (6.34%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 8 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.27%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) Marketing
7 4 (0.85%) Advertising
7 4 (0.85%) Publishing
8 3 (0.63%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Front Office
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 143 (30.23%) Network Engineer
2 49 (10.36%) Analyst
3 40 (8.46%) Architect
4 38 (8.03%) Cisco Engineer
5 28 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (5.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (5.29%) Security Engineer
7 24 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
8 21 (4.44%) Consultant
8 21 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (4.23%) Administrator
9 20 (4.23%) Voice Engineer
10 17 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 17 (3.59%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (3.17%) Support Engineer
12 14 (2.96%) Network Specialist
13 12 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
14 11 (2.33%) Network Support
14 11 (2.33%) Network Architect
15 10 (2.11%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.17%) Middleware
2 13 (2.75%) XMPP
3 9 (1.90%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.48%) Rendezvous
5 6 (1.27%) HTML
5 6 (1.27%) XML
5 6 (1.27%) XSLT
6 5 (1.06%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (0.63%) .NET
8 2 (0.42%) Web Services
9 1 (0.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) Flash
9 1 (0.21%) MAPI
9 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.80%) Data Centre
2 35 (7.40%) Video Conferencing
3 28 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.29%) Blackberry
5 16 (3.38%) EMC VMAX
6 14 (2.96%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.96%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.33%) Clustering
7 11 (2.33%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.90%) PKI
9 8 (1.69%) Symmetrix
10 7 (1.48%) NHS
11 6 (1.27%) iPhone
11 6 (1.27%) Eurex
12 5 (1.06%) FlexPod
12 5 (1.06%) Replication
13 4 (0.85%) IVR
13 4 (0.85%) User Experience
14 3 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 175 (37.00%) Windows
2 73 (15.43%) Linux
3 63 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (10.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (7.82%) UNIX
5 37 (7.82%) Windows 7
5 37 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (6.13%) Solaris
7 14 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.75%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.33%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.48%) Android
11 7 (1.48%) Debian
12 6 (1.27%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.85%) AIX
13 4 (0.85%) HPUX
14 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.49%) ITIL
2 36 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 34 (7.19%) Migration
4 33 (6.98%) Project Management
5 24 (5.07%) Service Management
6 22 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 20 (4.23%) Network Management
8 19 (4.02%) Change Management
9 18 (3.81%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (3.59%) Incident Management
11 16 (3.38%) Network Design
11 16 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (2.96%) Capacity Management
13 13 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.75%) Service Delivery
13 13 (2.75%) Network Architecture
13 13 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
14 12 (2.54%) Performance Management
15 11 (2.33%) Problem Management
15 11 (2.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.40%) SQL
2 11 (2.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (2.33%) Perl
3 9 (1.90%) Python
4 8 (1.69%) Java
5 5 (1.06%) C
5 5 (1.06%) Ruby
5 5 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.42%) Korn
8 2 (0.42%) Tcl
8 2 (0.42%) Lisp
8 2 (0.42%) VBScript
9 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (34.67%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (20.93%) CCNP
3 65 (13.74%) CCNA
4 44 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (8.46%) CCIE
6 39 (8.25%) MCSE
7 24 (5.07%) CCSA
8 19 (4.02%) Security Cleared
9 17 (3.59%) Degree
9 17 (3.59%) MCSA
10 15 (3.17%) CCSE
11 12 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.11%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.90%) CISSP
14 7 (1.48%) CCVP
15 6 (1.27%) MCP
15 6 (1.27%) DV Cleared
15 6 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.11%) SLA
2 9 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.85%) QA
3 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.42%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.21%) COSO
System Software
1 86 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 82 (17.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (5.07%) XenApp
4 22 (4.65%) vSphere
5 20 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 16 (3.38%) ProxySG
7 15 (3.17%) NFS
8 12 (2.54%) Xen
8 12 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (2.11%) KVM
9 10 (2.11%) NLBS
9 10 (2.11%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.90%) SRDF
11 6 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (1.06%) Snort
12 5 (1.06%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.63%) Squid
13 3 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 31 (6.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 17 (3.59%) Tivoli
4 11 (2.33%) WSUS
4 11 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
5 9 (1.90%) EMC VPLEX
6 8 (1.69%) SCCM
7 7 (1.48%) Puppet
7 7 (1.48%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (1.27%) SCOM
9 5 (1.06%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.06%) OpenView
9 5 (1.06%) CiscoWorks
9 5 (1.06%) Netcool
9 5 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.85%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.85%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.85%) OPNET
10 4 (0.85%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 124 (26.22%) VMware
2 121 (25.58%) CheckPoint
3 113 (23.89%) Microsoft
4 96 (20.30%) Juniper
5 87 (18.39%) F5
6 69 (14.59%) Citrix
7 44 (9.30%) EMC
8 42 (8.88%) IBM
9 40 (8.46%) HP
10 37 (7.82%) NetApp
11 28 (5.92%) Oracle
12 27 (5.71%) Blue Coat
13 24 (5.07%) Avaya
14 18 (3.81%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.59%) Riverbed
16 15 (3.17%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.17%) Aruba
16 15 (3.17%) Nokia
17 14 (2.96%) McAfee
18 13 (2.75%) Dell
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