The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills 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 CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 28 August 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 194 201 224
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.074% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 0.19% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £245 £345
% change year-on-year
+69.38% -28.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Systems Management Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
477 532 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.88% 9.15% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 372 315
Average daily rate £425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.48 £23.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.70 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £137.52 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.98% -0.45%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CiscoWorks
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 CiscoWorks across the City of London region.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

CiscoWorks
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 CiscoWorks across the City of London region.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) HSRP
3 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Multicast
4 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) CA
4 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) MPLS
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
1 5 (83.33%) EIGRP
1 5 (83.33%) HSRP
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Multicast
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) VoIP
3 3 (50.00%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DSL
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCIE
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (33.33%) OpenView
2 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (33.33%) Websense
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix