The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 252 189 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.90% 3.03% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 8.83% 6.79% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 104 147
Average daily rate £350 £366 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £207 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 11
Average hourly rate £19.75 £135.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.37% +542.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
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 £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
London

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 145 (35.45%) Windows
2 140 (34.23%) Firewall
3 139 (33.99%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (28.36%) VMware
5 106 (25.92%) WAN
6 90 (22.00%) Finance
6 90 (22.00%) Juniper
7 88 (21.52%) CCNP
7 88 (21.52%) CheckPoint
8 84 (20.54%) Microsoft
8 84 (20.54%) LAN
9 72 (17.60%) MS Exchange
10 66 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (15.89%) ITIL
11 65 (15.89%) Citrix
12 63 (15.40%) SAN
12 63 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (14.91%) Cisco ASA
13 61 (14.91%) Active Directory
14 59 (14.43%) EMC
15 54 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 53 (12.96%) BGP
16 53 (12.96%) SQL
16 53 (12.96%) VoIP
17 52 (12.71%) Network Security
17 52 (12.71%) Banking
18 51 (12.47%) CCNA
18 51 (12.47%) TCP/IP
19 47 (11.49%) F5
20 43 (10.51%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 72 (17.60%) MS Exchange
2 54 (13.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 16 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.67%) Lync
7 15 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.44%) Apache
9 9 (2.20%) IIS
10 8 (1.96%) WebSphere
11 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (1.22%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
14 4 (0.98%) Lotus Domino
15 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.16%) MS Office
2 15 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) RMDS
2 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.24%) Agresso
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (34.23%) Firewall
2 106 (25.92%) WAN
3 84 (20.54%) LAN
4 63 (15.40%) SAN
5 61 (14.91%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (12.96%) BGP
6 53 (12.96%) VoIP
7 52 (12.71%) Network Security
8 51 (12.47%) TCP/IP
9 43 (10.51%) Cisco Nexus
10 42 (10.27%) VPN
11 41 (10.02%) DNS
12 40 (9.78%) MPLS
13 37 (9.05%) OSPF
13 37 (9.05%) Wireless
14 34 (8.31%) EIGRP
15 33 (8.07%) Multicast
16 32 (7.82%) DHCP
17 30 (7.33%) Cisco IOS
18 29 (7.09%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.71%) MySQL
3 6 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 6 (1.47%) HBase
3 6 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.24%) DB2
7 1 (0.24%) KDB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.49%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.24%) JMeter
3 1 (0.24%) JUnit
3 1 (0.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Subversion
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
General
1 90 (22.00%) Finance
2 52 (12.71%) Banking
3 31 (7.58%) Telecoms
4 17 (4.16%) Law
5 16 (3.91%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.44%) Back Office
7 9 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.71%) Legal
9 6 (1.47%) Retail
9 6 (1.47%) French Language
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 94 (22.98%) Network Engineer
2 54 (13.20%) Architect
3 41 (10.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 39 (9.54%) Analyst
5 34 (8.31%) Security Engineer
6 26 (6.36%) Consultant
6 26 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
7 23 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (4.40%) Administrator
9 17 (4.16%) Support Engineer
9 17 (4.16%) Senior Network Engineer
9 17 (4.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (3.42%) Storage Engineer
11 14 (3.42%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (3.18%) Project Manager
12 13 (3.18%) Network Analyst
13 11 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (2.44%) Service Desk Analyst
14 10 (2.44%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.69%) XMPP
2 9 (2.20%) Middleware
3 8 (1.96%) XML
4 7 (1.71%) HTML
5 6 (1.47%) XSLT
5 6 (1.47%) Rendezvous
6 2 (0.49%) VXML
7 1 (0.24%) WSH
7 1 (0.24%) CORBA
7 1 (0.24%) DCOM
7 1 (0.24%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) JSON
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.24%) Ajax
7 1 (0.24%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.24%) Xerces
7 1 (0.24%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.85%) Blackberry
2 22 (5.38%) Clustering
3 11 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.44%) EqualLogic
4 10 (2.44%) Replication
4 10 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.20%) Symmetrix DMX
6 8 (1.96%) iPhone
7 6 (1.47%) CLARiiON
7 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.22%) e-Health
9 4 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.98%) Fat Client
9 4 (0.98%) SecurID
9 4 (0.98%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.73%) Firmware
10 3 (0.73%) GIS
10 3 (0.73%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 145 (35.45%) Windows
2 63 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (10.02%) Linux
4 35 (8.56%) Windows 7
5 34 (8.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (7.09%) UNIX
7 20 (4.89%) Solaris
8 19 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (2.69%) Android
11 8 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.71%) VMS
13 3 (0.73%) HPUX
14 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.49%) Debian
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.24%) SUSE
15 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (15.89%) ITIL
2 26 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (5.87%) Migration
4 21 (5.13%) Change Management
4 21 (5.13%) Project Management
5 20 (4.89%) Load Balancing
6 17 (4.16%) Service Management
7 16 (3.91%) Network Management
8 13 (3.18%) Information Security
8 13 (3.18%) Problem Management
8 13 (3.18%) Capacity Management
9 12 (2.93%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (2.69%) Service Delivery
10 11 (2.69%) BCP
10 11 (2.69%) PRINCE2
11 10 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (2.44%) Network Design
11 10 (2.44%) Benchmarking
12 9 (2.20%) Low Latency
13 8 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 53 (12.96%) SQL
2 16 (3.91%) C
3 15 (3.67%) Perl
4 10 (2.44%) Java
5 8 (1.96%) Python
6 6 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 5 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
8 4 (0.98%) LotusScript
9 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.73%) VB
9 3 (0.73%) Ruby
9 3 (0.73%) Korn
10 2 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.24%) Lisp
11 1 (0.24%) C#
11 1 (0.24%) Groovy
11 1 (0.24%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 139 (33.99%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (21.52%) CCNP
3 51 (12.47%) CCNA
4 32 (7.82%) Security Cleared
4 32 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (6.36%) MCSE
6 25 (6.11%) CCIE
7 17 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 14 (3.42%) MCITP
9 13 (3.18%) Degree
10 11 (2.69%) CISSP
10 11 (2.69%) CCVP
11 10 (2.44%) CCSA
11 10 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (2.44%) MCSA
12 9 (2.20%) CISM
12 9 (2.20%) CCSE
13 8 (1.96%) JNCIP
14 7 (1.71%) JNCIE
15 6 (1.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (1.22%) SLA
3 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.49%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 66 (16.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (14.91%) Active Directory
3 26 (6.36%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.62%) XenApp
5 19 (4.65%) VMware ESX
6 16 (3.91%) SRDF
7 14 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.18%) NFS
8 13 (3.18%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.20%) Xen
10 7 (1.71%) XenServer
11 6 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (1.22%) KVM
13 4 (0.98%) vSphere
13 4 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.73%) Sendmail
15 2 (0.49%) vCloud
15 2 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 28 (6.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (4.65%) SCCM
3 15 (3.67%) SCOM
4 10 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
4 10 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (1.47%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.98%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.98%) WSUS
6 4 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
6 4 (0.98%) OpenView
6 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.73%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.73%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.49%) Nessus
8 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (28.36%) VMware
2 90 (22.00%) Juniper
3 88 (21.52%) CheckPoint
4 84 (20.54%) Microsoft
5 65 (15.89%) Citrix
6 59 (14.43%) EMC
7 47 (11.49%) F5
8 42 (10.27%) HP
8 42 (10.27%) NetApp
9 24 (5.87%) McAfee
9 24 (5.87%) Oracle
9 24 (5.87%) Blue Coat
10 17 (4.16%) Dell
10 17 (4.16%) SolarWinds
11 15 (3.67%) Riverbed
12 14 (3.42%) Brocade
13 13 (3.18%) Avaya
14 12 (2.93%) IBM
15 10 (2.44%) SonicWALL
15 10 (2.44%) Intel
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