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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 37 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 260 248 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.78% 3.83% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 8.63% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 169 107
Average daily rate
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£350 £352 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% -3.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £189 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.75 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% -85.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -12.19%
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
2312 2873 2787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.52% 44.35% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 2003 1962
Average daily rate £425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 76
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.09 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.96 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 206 (40.39%) Firewall
2 190 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
3 165 (32.35%) Windows
4 143 (28.04%) VMware
5 131 (25.69%) LAN
6 125 (24.51%) Finance
7 124 (24.31%) CCNP
8 114 (22.35%) WAN
9 111 (21.76%) CheckPoint
10 109 (21.37%) F5
11 102 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 96 (18.82%) Juniper
13 88 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
14 83 (16.27%) SAN
14 83 (16.27%) BGP
15 80 (15.69%) Citrix
15 80 (15.69%) VPN
16 79 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
17 78 (15.29%) Network Security
18 77 (15.10%) Active Directory
19 76 (14.90%) Linux
20 74 (14.51%) Cisco Nexus
21 73 (14.31%) ITIL
22 71 (13.92%) OSPF
23 66 (12.94%) DNS
24 65 (12.75%) Wireless
25 62 (12.16%) Banking
26 61 (11.96%) CCNA
27 58 (11.37%) TCP/IP
28 56 (10.98%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.31%) Lync
2 22 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.94%) IIS
3 15 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (1.76%) Apache
5 8 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.49%) MS Office
3 7 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) RMDS
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.98%) IaaS
2 3 (0.59%) Office 365
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.39%) PaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 206 (40.39%) Firewall
2 131 (25.69%) LAN
3 114 (22.35%) WAN
4 83 (16.27%) SAN
4 83 (16.27%) BGP
5 80 (15.69%) VPN
6 79 (15.49%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (15.29%) Network Security
8 74 (14.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 71 (13.92%) OSPF
10 66 (12.94%) DNS
11 65 (12.75%) Wireless
12 58 (11.37%) TCP/IP
13 56 (10.98%) MPLS
14 49 (9.61%) Cisco IOS
15 45 (8.82%) DHCP
16 39 (7.65%) EIGRP
17 35 (6.86%) VoIP
18 34 (6.67%) VLAN
19 33 (6.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.59%) HBase
3 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.39%) DB2
4 2 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.20%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.20%) Riak
5 1 (0.20%) Mahout
5 1 (0.20%) HCatalog
5 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) Introscope
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 125 (24.51%) Finance
2 62 (12.16%) Banking
3 33 (6.47%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.14%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.37%) Retail
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
7 5 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.98%) Back Office
7 5 (0.98%) Electronics
8 3 (0.59%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.39%) Front Office
9 2 (0.39%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Advertising
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (32.16%) Network Engineer
2 55 (10.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (7.84%) Security Engineer
4 36 (7.06%) Architect
5 35 (6.86%) Analyst
6 33 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (5.88%) Consultant
8 29 (5.69%) Support Engineer
9 28 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (4.90%) Voice Engineer
11 19 (3.73%) Administrator
11 19 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 19 (3.73%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 17 (3.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
14 14 (2.75%) Network Specialist
15 13 (2.55%) Infrastructure Architect
16 12 (2.35%) Service Analyst
16 12 (2.35%) Storage Engineer
17 11 (2.16%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.75%) XMPP
2 6 (1.18%) Web Services
3 4 (0.78%) Rendezvous
3 4 (0.78%) Middleware
4 3 (0.59%) HTML
4 3 (0.59%) XML
4 3 (0.59%) XSLT
5 1 (0.20%) MAPI
5 1 (0.20%) .NET
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 18 (3.53%) Thin Client
4 18 (3.53%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.94%) Clustering
6 12 (2.35%) FlexPod
7 10 (1.96%) Symmetrix
8 9 (1.76%) Replication
9 7 (1.37%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.98%) CLARiiON
10 5 (0.98%) Handset
10 5 (0.98%) IVR
11 4 (0.78%) NHS
11 4 (0.78%) PDA
11 4 (0.78%) Celerra
11 4 (0.78%) iPhone
11 4 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
11 4 (0.78%) Social Media
11 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 165 (32.35%) Windows
2 76 (14.90%) Linux
3 56 (10.98%) UNIX
4 54 (10.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (5.49%) Windows 7
8 26 (5.10%) Solaris
9 11 (2.16%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.98%) HPUX
13 5 (0.98%) Debian
14 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.59%) Android
15 3 (0.59%) AIX
16 1 (0.20%) SUSE
16 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (14.31%) ITIL
2 48 (9.41%) Load Balancing
3 34 (6.67%) Change Management
3 34 (6.67%) Migration
4 28 (5.49%) Project Management
5 27 (5.29%) Network Design
6 21 (4.12%) Incident Management
7 20 (3.92%) Service Management
8 18 (3.53%) PRINCE2
9 17 (3.33%) Low Latency
9 17 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (2.94%) E-Commerce
10 15 (2.94%) Network Architecture
10 15 (2.94%) Network Management
11 13 (2.55%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.35%) Information Security
13 11 (2.16%) Line Management
14 10 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.88%) SQL
2 18 (3.53%) Perl
3 14 (2.75%) C
4 11 (2.16%) Shell Script
5 9 (1.76%) Python
6 6 (1.18%) Java
7 4 (0.78%) Korn
8 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 190 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (24.31%) CCNP
3 61 (11.96%) CCNA
4 54 (10.59%) CCIE
5 35 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (5.88%) MCSE
7 22 (4.31%) CCSE
8 17 (3.33%) Degree
9 14 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 14 (2.75%) CCSA
9 14 (2.75%) MCSA
10 13 (2.55%) CISSP
11 12 (2.35%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (1.57%) MCITP
13 8 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.57%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.18%) MCP
14 6 (1.18%) CCVP
14 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (1.76%) SLA
3 7 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 88 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (15.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.10%) vSphere
4 19 (3.73%) XenApp
5 18 (3.53%) Hyper-V
6 14 (2.75%) ProxySG
7 11 (2.16%) NFS
7 11 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.96%) Xen
9 8 (1.57%) VMware Server
9 8 (1.57%) SRDF
10 5 (0.98%) KVM
10 5 (0.98%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.59%) NLBS
13 2 (0.39%) Snort
13 2 (0.39%) Firmware
13 2 (0.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 40 (7.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (4.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 19 (3.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 16 (3.14%) Tivoli
5 12 (2.35%) Cisco IPCC
6 8 (1.57%) SCOM
6 8 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (1.37%) RANCID
7 7 (1.37%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.18%) OpenNMS
8 6 (1.18%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.18%) OpenView
8 6 (1.18%) Netcool
9 4 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.78%) OPNET
9 4 (0.78%) SCCM
9 4 (0.78%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 143 (28.04%) VMware
2 111 (21.76%) CheckPoint
3 109 (21.37%) F5
4 102 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 96 (18.82%) Juniper
6 80 (15.69%) Citrix
7 47 (9.22%) EMC
8 43 (8.43%) HP
9 41 (8.04%) Blue Coat
10 37 (7.25%) NetApp
11 33 (6.47%) IBM
12 20 (3.92%) Oracle
13 19 (3.73%) Fortinet
13 19 (3.73%) SolarWinds
14 18 (3.53%) Avaya
15 16 (3.14%) Infoblox
16 14 (2.75%) Riverbed
17 13 (2.55%) 3PAR
17 13 (2.55%) Red Hat
18 12 (2.35%) Remedy
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