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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 60 35 73
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Contract jobs citing Cisco 102 252 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.24% 4.90% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.29% 11.15% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 177 112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.75 £23.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% +34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 82 (40.59%) Firewall
2 77 (38.12%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (32.18%) Windows
4 63 (31.19%) WAN
4 63 (31.19%) VMware
5 62 (30.69%) Finance
6 53 (26.24%) CCNP
7 51 (25.25%) LAN
8 43 (21.29%) Juniper
9 42 (20.79%) Microsoft
9 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
9 42 (20.79%) Data Centre
10 41 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (19.31%) F5
11 39 (19.31%) BGP
11 39 (19.31%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (18.81%) CheckPoint
12 38 (18.81%) VPN
13 37 (18.32%) ITIL
14 36 (17.82%) DNS
15 35 (17.33%) OSPF
16 34 (16.83%) CCNA
16 34 (16.83%) Linux
17 32 (15.84%) Network Security
18 31 (15.35%) DHCP
18 31 (15.35%) Wireless
19 29 (14.36%) Cisco ASA
20 26 (12.87%) SAN
21 25 (12.38%) TCP/IP
22 23 (11.39%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.94%) IIS
4 8 (3.96%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.96%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.96%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.98%) Node.js
7 3 (1.49%) Apache
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.50%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.50%) Zimbra
Applications
1 13 (6.44%) MS Office
2 12 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Relativity
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.96%) Office 365
2 6 (2.97%) SaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.49%) IaaS
3 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.99%) GitHub
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 82 (40.59%) Firewall
2 63 (31.19%) WAN
3 51 (25.25%) LAN
4 39 (19.31%) BGP
4 39 (19.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 38 (18.81%) VPN
6 36 (17.82%) DNS
7 35 (17.33%) OSPF
8 32 (15.84%) Network Security
9 31 (15.35%) DHCP
9 31 (15.35%) Wireless
10 29 (14.36%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (12.87%) SAN
12 25 (12.38%) TCP/IP
13 23 (11.39%) EIGRP
14 20 (9.90%) MPLS
15 17 (8.42%) VoIP
16 16 (7.92%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (6.44%) Cisco Wireless
18 12 (5.94%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.48%) Big Data
2 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.99%) GIS
5 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.50%) MySQL
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) GitLab
2 2 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 62 (30.69%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Banking
3 12 (5.94%) Legal
4 9 (4.46%) Advertising
5 6 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.97%) Law
5 6 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Front Office
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (26.73%) Network Engineer
2 28 (13.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (9.41%) Analyst
4 17 (8.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (7.43%) Security Engineer
6 14 (6.93%) Administrator
7 13 (6.44%) Architect
8 12 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 11 (5.45%) Voice Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.46%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Network Analyst
11 8 (3.96%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.96%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.47%) Consultant
12 7 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.47%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.46%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.97%) Web Services
3 4 (1.98%) XMPP
4 3 (1.49%) JRuby
4 3 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (0.99%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 2 (0.99%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (0.50%) .NET
6 1 (0.50%) COM
6 1 (0.50%) jQuery
6 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.50%) POSIX
6 1 (0.50%) RSS
6 1 (0.50%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.44%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.47%) Hedge funds
5 6 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.48%) NHS
7 4 (1.98%) Handset
7 4 (1.98%) PKI
7 4 (1.98%) Statistics
8 3 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.49%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.99%) CLARiiON
9 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.99%) iPad
9 2 (0.99%) Life Science
9 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (32.18%) Windows
2 34 (16.83%) Linux
3 22 (10.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
5 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (6.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (5.45%) Unix
8 6 (2.97%) Android
9 5 (2.48%) CentOS
9 5 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.98%) HPUX
10 4 (1.98%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.49%) Solaris
11 3 (1.49%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.99%) Debian
12 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.99%) VMS
12 2 (0.99%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (18.32%) ITIL
2 13 (6.44%) Change Management
3 12 (5.94%) Mentoring
3 12 (5.94%) Migration
4 9 (4.46%) Project Management
5 8 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (3.96%) Information Security
5 8 (3.96%) Network Design
5 8 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (3.96%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (3.47%) Change Control
6 7 (3.47%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.97%) Asset Management
7 6 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (2.97%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.97%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (2.97%) PRINCE2
8 5 (2.48%) E-Commerce
8 5 (2.48%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.43%) Python
1 15 (7.43%) SQL
2 11 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.47%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.47%) Perl
4 6 (2.97%) C
5 4 (1.98%) Ruby
6 2 (0.99%) Groovy
6 2 (0.99%) Java
6 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.50%) Korn
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (38.12%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (26.24%) CCNP
3 34 (16.83%) CCNA
4 18 (8.91%) CCIE
5 14 (6.93%) Degree
6 12 (5.94%) CISSP
7 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (4.46%) MCSE
9 7 (3.47%) CCNP Voice
9 7 (3.47%) CCSE
9 7 (3.47%) CISM
9 7 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.97%) GIAC
11 5 (2.48%) CCSA
11 5 (2.48%) CCVP
11 5 (2.48%) JNCIP
11 5 (2.48%) RHCE
11 5 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 4 (1.98%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) SLA
2 7 (3.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.97%) QA
4 3 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 41 (20.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (7.92%) vSphere
4 8 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.47%) NFS
6 6 (2.97%) XenApp
7 5 (2.48%) KVM
7 5 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.98%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.98%) Snort
8 4 (1.98%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.49%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.49%) vCloud
10 2 (0.99%) Docker
10 2 (0.99%) Firmware
10 2 (0.99%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.50%) Postfix
11 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (5.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.46%) Cisco UCCX
2 9 (4.46%) Puppet
2 9 (4.46%) SCCM
3 6 (2.97%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.98%) Cisco UCCE
4 4 (1.98%) Nagios
4 4 (1.98%) Proventia
4 4 (1.98%) SCOM
5 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.99%) Control-M
6 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.99%) Nessus
6 2 (0.99%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (31.19%) VMware
2 43 (21.29%) Juniper
3 42 (20.79%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.31%) F5
5 38 (18.81%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.40%) Citrix
6 21 (10.40%) Palo Alto
7 18 (8.91%) Riverbed
8 17 (8.42%) NetApp
9 14 (6.93%) Blue Coat
10 13 (6.44%) HP
10 13 (6.44%) Red Hat
11 10 (4.95%) EMC
11 10 (4.95%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.95%) Oracle
11 10 (4.95%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.46%) Symantec
13 8 (3.96%) Avaya
14 7 (3.47%) Dell
14 7 (3.47%) Infoblox
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