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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 25 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.31% 6.42% 4.60%
As % of the Vendors category 15.69% 12.96% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £431 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
London

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
51 54 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 21.07% 49.54% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 30
Average daily rate £375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 (40.00%) WAN
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Avaya
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) BCP
5 2 (13.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) VLAN
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) BGP
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) OSPF
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Multicast
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) RIP
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Designer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Cutover Planning
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) BCP
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Content Management
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Management
4 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.67%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) BC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Avaya
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) Cadence
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) NICE Systems
3 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.67%) VMware