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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 41 42 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco 239 237 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.39% 3.97% 2.79%
As % of the Vendors category 10.21% 8.95% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 170 92
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £422
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £168 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £476 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Average hourly rate £13.46 £22.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.81% -35.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £16.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £22.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
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
2340 2647 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 44.37% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 1861 2015
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 42 102
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £27.50 £104.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 183 (38.53%) Firewall
2 172 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
3 162 (34.11%) Windows
4 140 (29.47%) VMware
5 128 (26.95%) Finance
6 127 (26.74%) LAN
7 113 (23.79%) CCNP
8 109 (22.95%) WAN
9 107 (22.53%) Microsoft
9 107 (22.53%) CheckPoint
10 104 (21.89%) F5
11 92 (19.37%) Juniper
12 91 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 85 (17.89%) SAN
14 77 (16.21%) Linux
15 76 (16.00%) BGP
16 74 (15.58%) Citrix
16 74 (15.58%) Active Directory
17 73 (15.37%) ITIL
18 71 (14.95%) Cisco ASA
19 68 (14.32%) OSPF
20 66 (13.89%) DNS
20 66 (13.89%) Network Security
21 64 (13.47%) VPN
22 62 (13.05%) Cisco Nexus
23 61 (12.84%) Data Centre
24 58 (12.21%) Cisco IOS
25 57 (12.00%) CCNA
26 56 (11.79%) MPLS
27 55 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 44 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 22 (4.63%) Lync
3 18 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (2.95%) IIS
5 12 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (1.05%) Apache
10 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.42%) WorkSite
12 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (6.53%) MS Office
3 8 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.42%) MS Project
7 1 (0.21%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (1.05%) RMDS
2 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.26%) IaaS
2 5 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (38.53%) Firewall
2 127 (26.74%) LAN
3 109 (22.95%) WAN
4 85 (17.89%) SAN
5 76 (16.00%) BGP
6 71 (14.95%) Cisco ASA
7 68 (14.32%) OSPF
8 66 (13.89%) DNS
8 66 (13.89%) Network Security
9 64 (13.47%) VPN
10 62 (13.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 58 (12.21%) Cisco IOS
12 56 (11.79%) MPLS
13 53 (11.16%) Wireless
14 52 (10.95%) TCP/IP
15 46 (9.68%) DHCP
16 40 (8.42%) Multicast
17 35 (7.37%) VLAN
18 33 (6.95%) EIGRP
18 33 (6.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.63%) HBase
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.42%) Big Data
5 2 (0.42%) DB2
5 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.21%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.21%) Riak
6 1 (0.21%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 4 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (26.95%) Finance
2 54 (11.37%) Banking
3 31 (6.53%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.47%) Marketing
7 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.26%) Electronics
8 4 (0.84%) Back Office
8 4 (0.84%) Legal
9 3 (0.63%) Retail
9 3 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Law
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
11 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (29.47%) Network Engineer
2 43 (9.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (7.79%) Analyst
4 36 (7.58%) Architect
5 35 (7.37%) Security Engineer
6 29 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (5.26%) Consultant
7 25 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
8 22 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (4.42%) Administrator
10 20 (4.21%) Voice Engineer
11 18 (3.79%) Network Specialist
12 17 (3.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 16 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 16 (3.37%) Project Manager
14 14 (2.95%) Support Engineer
14 14 (2.95%) Cisco Voice Engineer
15 13 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
16 12 (2.53%) Service Analyst
17 11 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.11%) XMPP
2 7 (1.47%) Web Services
2 7 (1.47%) Middleware
3 4 (0.84%) Rendezvous
4 3 (0.63%) HTML
4 3 (0.63%) XML
4 3 (0.63%) XSLT
4 3 (0.63%) Ultra Messaging
5 1 (0.21%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.21%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) Flash
5 1 (0.21%) MAPI
5 1 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.84%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 19 (4.00%) Thin Client
4 19 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 13 (2.74%) Clustering
6 10 (2.11%) Symmetrix
7 7 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.26%) FlexPod
9 5 (1.05%) Replication
9 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.05%) PKI
9 5 (1.05%) iPhone
9 5 (1.05%) Social Media
10 4 (0.84%) Symmetrix DMX
10 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.84%) NHS
10 4 (0.84%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.84%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 162 (34.11%) Windows
2 77 (16.21%) Linux
3 55 (11.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (9.26%) UNIX
5 42 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (5.26%) Windows 7
8 24 (5.05%) Solaris
9 13 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.11%) Windows XP
11 7 (1.47%) Debian
12 5 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.05%) HPUX
13 4 (0.84%) AIX
13 4 (0.84%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.84%) Android
13 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.37%) ITIL
2 45 (9.47%) Load Balancing
3 30 (6.32%) Migration
4 27 (5.68%) Project Management
5 25 (5.26%) Change Management
6 24 (5.05%) Network Design
7 23 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 17 (3.58%) Network Management
8 17 (3.58%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (3.16%) Low Latency
10 14 (2.95%) Service Management
10 14 (2.95%) E-Commerce
11 13 (2.74%) PRINCE2
11 13 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (2.32%) Network Architecture
12 11 (2.32%) Server Building
13 10 (2.11%) Mentoring
13 10 (2.11%) Information Security
13 10 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 9 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (7.16%) SQL
2 15 (3.16%) C
3 11 (2.32%) Perl
4 10 (2.11%) Python
5 9 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.47%) Java
7 5 (1.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.84%) Korn
9 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.42%) VB
9 2 (0.42%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.42%) Ruby
9 2 (0.42%) Lisp
10 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 172 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (23.79%) CCNP
3 57 (12.00%) CCNA
4 41 (8.63%) CCIE
5 37 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (6.74%) MCSE
7 20 (4.21%) CCSE
8 17 (3.58%) Degree
9 16 (3.37%) Security Cleared
10 15 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.74%) MCSA
12 12 (2.53%) CISSP
13 10 (2.11%) CCSA
14 9 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.89%) MCITP
14 9 (1.89%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (1.68%) A+ Certification
16 6 (1.26%) DV Cleared
17 5 (1.05%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (1.47%) SLA
2 7 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 91 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (15.58%) Active Directory
3 26 (5.47%) vSphere
4 19 (4.00%) XenApp
5 15 (3.16%) ProxySG
5 15 (3.16%) Hyper-V
6 12 (2.53%) NFS
7 11 (2.32%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.11%) VMware Server
9 8 (1.68%) SRDF
10 7 (1.47%) Xen
11 6 (1.26%) VMware ESX
11 6 (1.26%) KVM
12 4 (0.84%) NLBS
12 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.42%) Firmware
14 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (6.74%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (5.05%) Cisco UCCE
3 18 (3.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (3.16%) Tivoli
5 13 (2.74%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (1.47%) SCOM
7 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 6 (1.26%) OpenView
7 6 (1.26%) Netcool
7 6 (1.26%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (1.05%) SCCM
9 4 (0.84%) HP SIM
9 4 (0.84%) Puppet
9 4 (0.84%) OPNET
9 4 (0.84%) WSUS
10 3 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.42%) Legato
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 140 (29.47%) VMware
2 107 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 107 (22.53%) CheckPoint
3 104 (21.89%) F5
4 92 (19.37%) Juniper
5 74 (15.58%) Citrix
6 46 (9.68%) EMC
7 43 (9.05%) HP
8 40 (8.42%) Blue Coat
9 35 (7.37%) NetApp
10 32 (6.74%) IBM
11 26 (5.47%) Oracle
12 22 (4.63%) SolarWinds
13 19 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 18 (3.79%) Infoblox
15 16 (3.37%) Fortinet
15 16 (3.37%) Avaya
16 12 (2.53%) Remedy
16 12 (2.53%) Imperva
16 12 (2.53%) Riverbed
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + NEG
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £440 - £445 per day
Posted: 20 days ago