The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 21 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.96% 6.86% 2.33%
As % of the Vendors category 15.22% 15.22% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £523 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.44% +4.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 32.62% 45.10% 56.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 35
Average daily rate £400 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) Websense
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) MPLS
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) HSRP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) DSL
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) TACACS
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Account Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) XenServer
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
1 4 (36.36%) Blue Coat
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Websense
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cadence
4 1 (9.09%) Mitel
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) IBM