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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 61 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 113 239 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.27% 4.36% 3.78%
As % of the Vendors category 8.19% 10.50% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 175 164
Median daily rate £420 £360 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.46 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.16% -38.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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
1379 2277 2764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.88% 41.55% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1063 1661 1947
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 53 50
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, 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 85 (41.06%) Firewall
2 77 (37.20%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (33.82%) Finance
4 62 (29.95%) WAN
5 61 (29.47%) Windows
6 52 (25.12%) CCNP
7 50 (24.15%) LAN
8 45 (21.74%) VMware
9 42 (20.29%) Juniper
10 40 (19.32%) Wireless
10 40 (19.32%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (18.84%) Data Centre
12 38 (18.36%) F5
13 37 (17.87%) BGP
13 37 (17.87%) ITIL
14 33 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (15.46%) Network Security
15 32 (15.46%) Banking
15 32 (15.46%) VPN
16 31 (14.98%) Microsoft
16 31 (14.98%) Linux
17 30 (14.49%) CheckPoint
18 29 (14.01%) DNS
19 28 (13.53%) TCP/IP
19 28 (13.53%) CCNA
20 27 (13.04%) DHCP
20 27 (13.04%) Migration
20 27 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
21 26 (12.56%) Active Directory
21 26 (12.56%) SAN

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 10 (4.83%) MS Exchange
1 10 (4.83%) Skype for Business
2 7 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (3.38%) IIS
2 7 (3.38%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 5 (2.42%) Node.js
4 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (1.45%) Zimbra
6 2 (0.97%) JBoss
6 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Office
2 9 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) HipChat
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.48%) RMDS
2 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.38%) Office 365
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.48%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 85 (41.06%) Firewall
2 62 (29.95%) WAN
3 50 (24.15%) LAN
4 40 (19.32%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (19.32%) Wireless
5 37 (17.87%) BGP
6 32 (15.46%) Network Security
6 32 (15.46%) VPN
7 29 (14.01%) DNS
8 28 (13.53%) TCP/IP
9 27 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (13.04%) DHCP
10 26 (12.56%) SAN
11 24 (11.59%) MPLS
12 23 (11.11%) OSPF
13 22 (10.63%) EIGRP
14 20 (9.66%) VoIP
15 15 (7.25%) IP Telephony
15 15 (7.25%) Multicast
16 14 (6.76%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.45%) HBase
3 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.97%) MySQL
4 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.97%) GitLab
2 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (33.82%) Finance
2 32 (15.46%) Banking
3 12 (5.80%) Legal
3 12 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.31%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.35%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.90%) Advertising
6 6 (2.90%) Law
7 5 (2.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.45%) Back Office
9 2 (0.97%) Front Office
9 2 (0.97%) Publishing
10 1 (0.48%) Electronics
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (33.82%) Network Engineer
2 23 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (8.70%) Analyst
3 18 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (7.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 14 (6.76%) Architect
6 12 (5.80%) Administrator
6 12 (5.80%) Security Engineer
7 11 (5.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (4.35%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Support Analyst
9 9 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Network Support
10 7 (3.38%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.35%) Web Services
3 6 (2.90%) Middleware
4 3 (1.45%) JRuby
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.97%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (0.97%) XMPP
5 2 (0.97%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.48%) .NET
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) jQuery
6 1 (0.48%) LAMP
6 1 (0.48%) POSIX
6 1 (0.48%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.48%) RSS
6 1 (0.48%) SAML
6 1 (0.48%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.48%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.84%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.28%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.31%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.42%) Statistics
6 4 (1.93%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.93%) PMI
7 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.45%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.45%) PKI
7 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.97%) Life Science
8 2 (0.97%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.97%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (29.47%) Windows
2 31 (14.98%) Linux
3 22 (10.63%) Windows Server
4 15 (7.25%) Windows 7
4 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.83%) Unix
7 8 (3.86%) CentOS
8 6 (2.90%) Solaris
9 5 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.93%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.93%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.93%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.45%) HPUX
11 3 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.97%) CatOS
12 2 (0.97%) Debian
12 2 (0.97%) VMS
12 2 (0.97%) VyOS
13 1 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.87%) ITIL
2 27 (13.04%) Migration
3 18 (8.70%) Change Management
3 18 (8.70%) Network Design
3 18 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.28%) Project Management
5 12 (5.80%) Change Control
5 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2
6 11 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (5.31%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (4.83%) Load Balancing
8 8 (3.86%) DevOps
8 8 (3.86%) Problem Management
8 8 (3.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.38%) Low Latency
9 7 (3.38%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.90%) Network Management
10 6 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.76%) SQL
2 12 (5.80%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.80%) Python
3 10 (4.83%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.90%) Perl
5 5 (2.42%) Java
6 4 (1.93%) Ruby
7 3 (1.45%) C
7 3 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) Groovy
8 2 (0.97%) Korn
8 2 (0.97%) PHP
8 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (37.20%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (25.12%) CCNP
3 28 (13.53%) CCNA
4 17 (8.21%) CCIE
5 15 (7.25%) Degree
6 10 (4.83%) PMI Certification
6 10 (4.83%) PMP
7 6 (2.90%) CCDP
7 6 (2.90%) CCNP Voice
7 6 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.42%) JNCIP
9 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.93%) MCSE
9 4 (1.93%) MCTS
9 4 (1.93%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.45%) CISSP
10 3 (1.45%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.45%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.97%) MAPM
11 2 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 33 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (12.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.80%) vSphere
4 10 (4.83%) NFS
5 8 (3.86%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.93%) KVM
8 4 (1.93%) XenApp
9 3 (1.45%) Docker
9 3 (1.45%) SRDF
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.97%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.97%) Snort
10 2 (0.97%) UAG
10 2 (0.97%) Xen
11 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.48%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.48%) Squid
11 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.35%) Puppet
3 7 (3.38%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (3.38%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.90%) SCCM
5 5 (2.42%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.93%) Ansible
7 3 (1.45%) Control-M
7 3 (1.45%) Nagios
7 3 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.45%) WSUS
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.97%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.97%) SCOM
8 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (21.74%) VMware
2 42 (20.29%) Juniper
3 38 (18.36%) F5
4 31 (14.98%) Microsoft
5 30 (14.49%) CheckPoint
6 20 (9.66%) HP
7 19 (9.18%) Palo Alto
8 17 (8.21%) Riverbed
9 15 (7.25%) NetApp
10 14 (6.76%) EMC
10 14 (6.76%) Oracle
11 13 (6.28%) Citrix
12 12 (5.80%) Fortinet
13 11 (5.31%) Avaya
14 10 (4.83%) Blue Coat
14 10 (4.83%) SolarWinds
15 9 (4.35%) Dell
16 8 (3.86%) Polycom
16 8 (3.86%) Red Hat
17 7 (3.38%) Symantec
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