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 29 December 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 195 197 198
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.090% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.72% 1.46% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £349 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +39.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.05%
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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
419 412 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.55% 6.20% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 290 217
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -35.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £12.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.21 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 29 December 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) RIP
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) HSRP
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (40.00%) e-Health
2 2 (40.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) CA