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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 31 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.28% 8.33% 4.26%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 15.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £235 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £478 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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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
90 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 49.18% 54.76% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 35
Average daily rate £463 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.28% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.89 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
5 2 (22.22%) Content Management
5 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Data Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Content Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (22.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Avaya
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft