The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 Croydon 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 6 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 18.87% 6.15% 6.92%
As % of the Vendors category 27.40% 11.76% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate £550 £380 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £380 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 68.87% 52.31% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 41
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.25
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 Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Croydon region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Croydon region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) Avaya
3 9 (39.13%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
5 7 (30.43%) LAN
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) Symantec
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) iPad
6 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 5 (21.74%) DNS
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) EMC
7 5 (21.74%) iPhone
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
7 5 (21.74%) Brocade
8 4 (17.39%) VLAN
8 4 (17.39%) Programme Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 4 (17.39%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VPN
2 7 (30.43%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
7 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
7 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) iPad
1 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) iPhone
3 4 (17.39%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) AS400
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
2 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (17.39%) SUSE
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Data Virtualisation
3 4 (17.39%) BCP
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
3 4 (17.39%) SRDF
3 4 (17.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (8.70%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Citrix
2 9 (39.13%) Avaya
2 9 (39.13%) HP
3 7 (30.43%) Symantec
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Brocade
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Hitachi
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Stonesoft
6 2 (8.70%) Aruba
6 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (8.70%) BMC
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR