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 27 January 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.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.42% 4.55% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.58% 10.00% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £225 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -15.47%
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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
48 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 44.04% 45.45% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 34
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.92 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.75% -3.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
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 27 January 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (35.71%) iPhone
4 5 (35.71%) iPad
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (28.57%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) DHCP
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) CCNA
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 3 (21.43%) ProxySG

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (28.57%) MPLS
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) HSRP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) DSL
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
1 5 (35.71%) iPhone
1 5 (35.71%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCDA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) HP AIS
3 1 (7.14%) HP ASE
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) XenApp
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Websense
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Cadence
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR