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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 39 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 261 230 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.42% 3.21% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 6.95% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 140
Average daily rate
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£406 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £16.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £53.70 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
2722 3308 3443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.09% 46.20% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1933 2282 2344
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 95 102
Average hourly rate £19.75 £20.50 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% +8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.31 £39.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 209 (42.22%) Firewall
2 176 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
3 136 (27.47%) Finance
4 133 (26.87%) Windows
5 124 (25.05%) Juniper
6 120 (24.24%) CheckPoint
7 119 (24.04%) WAN
8 116 (23.43%) CCNP
9 108 (21.82%) LAN
10 100 (20.20%) VMware
11 91 (18.38%) VPN
12 86 (17.37%) Microsoft
13 79 (15.96%) F5
14 76 (15.35%) Active Directory
15 71 (14.34%) ITIL
16 70 (14.14%) Network Security
17 67 (13.54%) BGP
18 65 (13.13%) Cisco Nexus
19 59 (11.92%) CCNA
19 59 (11.92%) Windows Server 2008
20 58 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
20 58 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
20 58 (11.72%) SAN
20 58 (11.72%) Citrix
21 56 (11.31%) Wireless
22 54 (10.91%) Banking
23 53 (10.71%) VoIP
24 52 (10.51%) MS Exchange
25 51 (10.30%) DNS
26 50 (10.10%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 52 (10.51%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (2.22%) IIS
6 10 (2.02%) Apache
6 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.41%) Lync
8 6 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.20%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (8.28%) MS Office
2 17 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) RMDS
1 3 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.20%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.81%) Office 365
2 2 (0.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 209 (42.22%) Firewall
2 119 (24.04%) WAN
3 108 (21.82%) LAN
4 91 (18.38%) VPN
5 70 (14.14%) Network Security
6 67 (13.54%) BGP
7 65 (13.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 58 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
8 58 (11.72%) SAN
9 56 (11.31%) Wireless
10 53 (10.71%) VoIP
11 51 (10.30%) DNS
12 49 (9.90%) OSPF
12 49 (9.90%) EIGRP
13 47 (9.49%) TCP/IP
14 40 (8.08%) DHCP
14 40 (8.08%) VLAN
14 40 (8.08%) Multicast
15 39 (7.88%) MPLS
16 36 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.41%) MySQL
3 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.61%) DB2
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.61%) HBase
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.40%) IDOL
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.20%) Big Data
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
2 1 (0.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
General
1 136 (27.47%) Finance
2 54 (10.91%) Banking
3 35 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.23%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.83%) Retail
6 9 (1.82%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.21%) Legal
8 5 (1.01%) Law
9 4 (0.81%) Back Office
10 3 (0.61%) International Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.40%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Marketing
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (24.44%) Network Engineer
2 82 (16.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (10.10%) Architect
4 44 (8.89%) Analyst
4 44 (8.89%) Security Engineer
5 30 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 28 (5.66%) Cisco Support
7 27 (5.45%) Consultant
8 25 (5.05%) Network Support
9 24 (4.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 22 (4.44%) Administrator
11 21 (4.24%) Network Security Engineer
11 21 (4.24%) Support Engineer
12 19 (3.84%) Voice Engineer
13 18 (3.64%) Support Analyst
13 18 (3.64%) Project Manager
14 16 (3.23%) Project Engineer
15 15 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
16 14 (2.83%) 2nd Line Support
16 14 (2.83%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.64%) XMPP
2 8 (1.62%) VXML
3 4 (0.81%) HTML
3 4 (0.81%) XML
3 4 (0.81%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.61%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.61%) XSLT
4 3 (0.61%) Rendezvous
4 3 (0.61%) Middleware
5 2 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) Ajax
6 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.86%) Blackberry
2 21 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.43%) Clustering
4 14 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (1.62%) FlexPod
7 7 (1.41%) Fat Client
7 7 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.41%) Replication
7 7 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.01%) RMADS
8 5 (1.01%) iPhone
8 5 (1.01%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.01%) Firmware
9 4 (0.81%) CLARiiON
9 4 (0.81%) CESG
9 4 (0.81%) SecurID
9 4 (0.81%) PKI
10 3 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (0.61%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 133 (26.87%) Windows
2 59 (11.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (9.29%) Linux
4 41 (8.28%) Windows 7
5 36 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (4.85%) UNIX
7 20 (4.04%) Windows XP
8 17 (3.43%) Solaris
9 15 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.41%) Android
12 4 (0.81%) AIX
12 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.61%) CentOS
13 3 (0.61%) SUSE
13 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.34%) ITIL
2 37 (7.47%) Migration
3 28 (5.66%) Service Management
4 26 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 25 (5.05%) Security Architecture
6 24 (4.85%) Project Management
7 23 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 22 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 20 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (3.84%) Network Design
11 18 (3.64%) Business Continuity
11 18 (3.64%) BCP
12 17 (3.43%) Service Delivery
12 17 (3.43%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
14 14 (2.83%) Low Latency
15 13 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (2.22%) Change Control
16 11 (2.22%) Network Management
16 11 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (8.69%) SQL
2 12 (2.42%) Perl
3 8 (1.62%) C
4 5 (1.01%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.81%) Java
5 4 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.40%) Korn
7 2 (0.40%) Python
7 2 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 176 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (23.43%) CCNP
3 59 (11.92%) CCNA
4 41 (8.28%) Security Cleared
5 32 (6.46%) CCIE
6 25 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (4.65%) SC Cleared
8 22 (4.44%) CCSE
9 18 (3.64%) CCVP
9 18 (3.64%) CISSP
10 16 (3.23%) MCSE
11 15 (3.03%) Degree
12 13 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (2.42%) MCSA
14 11 (2.22%) CCSA
15 10 (2.02%) MCITP
16 9 (1.82%) JNCIS
16 9 (1.82%) JNCIP
16 9 (1.82%) MCP
17 7 (1.41%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (2.02%) SLA
4 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.61%) COBIT
6 2 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 76 (15.35%) Active Directory
2 58 (11.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.46%) Hyper-V
4 21 (4.24%) XenApp
5 13 (2.63%) vSphere
5 13 (2.63%) Xen
6 12 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.42%) NFS
7 9 (1.82%) SRDF
8 8 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.41%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.41%) NLBS
10 6 (1.21%) Snort
10 6 (1.21%) XenServer
11 5 (1.01%) KVM
12 4 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.61%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 49 (9.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 32 (6.46%) Cisco UCCE
3 22 (4.44%) Cisco UCCX
4 16 (3.23%) SCCM
5 10 (2.02%) OPNET
5 10 (2.02%) WSUS
6 5 (1.01%) Nagios
6 5 (1.01%) SCOM
7 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.81%) RANCID
8 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.61%) OpenNMS
9 2 (0.40%) Puppet
9 2 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.40%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.40%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 124 (25.05%) Juniper
2 120 (24.24%) CheckPoint
3 100 (20.20%) VMware
4 86 (17.37%) Microsoft
5 79 (15.96%) F5
6 58 (11.72%) Citrix
7 50 (10.10%) HP
8 34 (6.87%) Blue Coat
9 30 (6.06%) EMC
10 29 (5.86%) NetApp
11 19 (3.84%) Oracle
12 17 (3.43%) SolarWinds
13 14 (2.83%) McAfee
14 13 (2.63%) Dell
15 12 (2.42%) IBM
16 10 (2.02%) Intel
16 10 (2.02%) Sourcefire
17 9 (1.82%) Red Hat
18 8 (1.62%) Symantec
18 8 (1.62%) Websense
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