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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 248 236 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 4.27% 3.20% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 9.34% 6.96% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 151 131
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £16.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £48.00 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.63 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+1.73% -2.80%
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
2654 3392 3408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.67% 46.05% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1856 2355 2322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 97 98
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.97 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £59.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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.

1 195 (39.96%) Firewall
2 169 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
3 138 (28.28%) Windows
4 121 (24.80%) Finance
5 113 (23.16%) Juniper
5 113 (23.16%) CCNP
6 110 (22.54%) WAN
7 108 (22.13%) VMware
8 106 (21.72%) CheckPoint
9 100 (20.49%) LAN
10 89 (18.24%) VPN
11 86 (17.62%) Microsoft
12 75 (15.37%) Active Directory
12 75 (15.37%) ITIL
13 70 (14.34%) Network Security
14 67 (13.73%) F5
15 65 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
16 63 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
17 61 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
18 60 (12.30%) SAN
19 59 (12.09%) Citrix
20 58 (11.89%) CCNA
21 56 (11.48%) VoIP
21 56 (11.48%) BGP
21 56 (11.48%) Wireless
22 55 (11.27%) MS Exchange
23 54 (11.07%) Cisco ASA
24 53 (10.86%) Cisco CUCM
25 51 (10.45%) Banking
26 45 (9.22%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 55 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 37 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 15 (3.07%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.25%) IIS
7 11 (2.25%) Apache
8 10 (2.05%) Lync
9 6 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.20%) Tuxedo
12 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 41 (8.40%) MS Office
2 17 (3.48%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.23%) MS Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) RMDS
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) PaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 195 (39.96%) Firewall
2 110 (22.54%) WAN
3 100 (20.49%) LAN
4 89 (18.24%) VPN
5 70 (14.34%) Network Security
6 63 (12.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (12.30%) SAN
8 56 (11.48%) VoIP
8 56 (11.48%) BGP
8 56 (11.48%) Wireless
9 54 (11.07%) Cisco ASA
10 44 (9.02%) VLAN
10 44 (9.02%) TCP/IP
11 43 (8.81%) EIGRP
12 41 (8.40%) DNS
12 41 (8.40%) Multicast
13 40 (8.20%) OSPF
14 39 (7.99%) MPLS
15 36 (7.38%) Cisco IOS
16 33 (6.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.64%) MySQL
3 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.82%) DB2
4 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.61%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.61%) HBase
6 2 (0.41%) IDOL
7 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) KDB
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%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) RequisitePro
1 2 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.20%) JUnit
2 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.20%) MSI
2 1 (0.20%) JMeter
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 121 (24.80%) Finance
2 51 (10.45%) Banking
3 29 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.87%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.46%) Retail
6 8 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.02%) Law
8 4 (0.82%) Legal
8 4 (0.82%) Back Office
9 3 (0.61%) International Banking
10 2 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Marketing
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 115 (23.57%) Network Engineer
2 82 (16.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (10.25%) Architect
4 44 (9.02%) Analyst
4 44 (9.02%) Security Engineer
5 31 (6.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 27 (5.53%) Cisco Support
7 24 (4.92%) Network Support
8 23 (4.71%) Consultant
8 23 (4.71%) Administrator
9 22 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (4.10%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
11 19 (3.89%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (3.69%) Project Manager
12 18 (3.69%) Voice Engineer
13 16 (3.28%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.07%) Telephony Engineer
15 14 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
15 14 (2.87%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.48%) XMPP
2 8 (1.64%) VXML
3 4 (0.82%) HTML
3 4 (0.82%) XML
4 3 (0.61%) XSLT
4 3 (0.61%) Rendezvous
4 3 (0.61%) Middleware
4 3 (0.61%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.61%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) wxWidgets
5 1 (0.20%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.20%) JSON
5 1 (0.20%) CORBA
5 1 (0.20%) CSS
5 1 (0.20%) SOAP
5 1 (0.20%) Xerces
5 1 (0.20%) Xalan
5 1 (0.20%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.33%) Blackberry
2 18 (3.69%) Clustering
3 15 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.05%) Replication
5 9 (1.84%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.43%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.23%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.23%) iPhone
7 6 (1.23%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.02%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.02%) Firmware
8 5 (1.02%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.82%) RMADS
9 4 (0.82%) PKI
10 3 (0.61%) IVR
10 3 (0.61%) CESG
10 3 (0.61%) SecurID
10 3 (0.61%) Statistics
10 3 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.28%) Windows
2 65 (13.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (9.02%) Linux
4 40 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (7.99%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.33%) UNIX
7 21 (4.30%) Windows XP
8 17 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (3.28%) Solaris
10 9 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.43%) Android
11 7 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.02%) AIX
13 4 (0.82%) SUSE
13 4 (0.82%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.61%) CentOS
14 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (15.37%) ITIL
2 40 (8.20%) Migration
3 28 (5.74%) Service Management
3 28 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
4 26 (5.33%) Project Management
5 22 (4.51%) Security Architecture
6 20 (4.10%) Load Balancing
6 20 (4.10%) Problem Management
6 20 (4.10%) BCP
7 19 (3.89%) Business Continuity
7 19 (3.89%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (3.48%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.48%) Business Continuity Planning
9 13 (2.66%) Low Latency
9 13 (2.66%) Change Management
9 13 (2.66%) Network Design
10 12 (2.46%) PRINCE2
10 12 (2.46%) Network Management
10 12 (2.46%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.02%) SQL
2 13 (2.66%) Perl
3 7 (1.43%) C
4 5 (1.02%) Java
4 5 (1.02%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.02%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.61%) Python
6 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.61%) Korn
7 2 (0.41%) VB
7 2 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) Lisp
8 1 (0.20%) Groovy
8 1 (0.20%) Ruby
8 1 (0.20%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 169 (34.63%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (23.16%) CCNP
3 58 (11.89%) CCNA
4 44 (9.02%) Security Cleared
5 30 (6.15%) CCIE
6 24 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 22 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (4.51%) CCVP
8 17 (3.48%) CCSE
8 17 (3.48%) CISSP
9 16 (3.28%) Degree
10 15 (3.07%) MCSE
11 14 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (2.25%) MCITP
13 9 (1.84%) JNCIP
13 9 (1.84%) MCP
13 9 (1.84%) MCSA
14 8 (1.64%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.43%) JNCIE
15 7 (1.43%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.64%) SLA
3 7 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 75 (15.37%) Active Directory
2 61 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 22 (4.51%) XenApp
5 13 (2.66%) vSphere
5 13 (2.66%) Xen
6 12 (2.46%) NFS
7 10 (2.05%) VMware ESX
8 9 (1.84%) SRDF
9 8 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (1.43%) XenDesktop
10 7 (1.43%) NLBS
10 7 (1.43%) Snort
11 6 (1.23%) XenServer
11 6 (1.23%) KVM
12 4 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.61%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 53 (10.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (6.97%) Cisco UCCE
3 23 (4.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 14 (2.87%) SCCM
5 11 (2.25%) OPNET
6 9 (1.84%) WSUS
7 6 (1.23%) SCOM
8 4 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.82%) Nagios
9 3 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.61%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
9 3 (0.61%) RANCID
10 2 (0.41%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.41%) Puppet
10 2 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.41%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.41%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 113 (23.16%) Juniper
2 108 (22.13%) VMware
3 106 (21.72%) CheckPoint
4 86 (17.62%) Microsoft
5 67 (13.73%) F5
6 59 (12.09%) Citrix
7 45 (9.22%) HP
8 35 (7.17%) NetApp
9 33 (6.76%) EMC
9 33 (6.76%) Blue Coat
10 20 (4.10%) Oracle
11 16 (3.28%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.87%) McAfee
12 14 (2.87%) IBM
13 13 (2.66%) Dell
14 10 (2.05%) Symantec
15 9 (1.84%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.84%) Sourcefire
15 9 (1.84%) Speakerbus
16 7 (1.43%) Websense
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