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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 11 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.71% 2.22% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 3.51% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 58.82% 63.33% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 23
Average daily rate £325 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
4 9 (39.13%) Avaya
4 9 (39.13%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) LAN
5 8 (34.78%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
6 7 (30.43%) iPad
6 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
7 6 (26.09%) SAN
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Symantec
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
7 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) iPhone
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (21.74%) Brocade
8 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (21.74%) EMC
8 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
8 5 (21.74%) CCNP
9 4 (17.39%) UNIX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) VPN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 6 (26.09%) SAN
3 6 (26.09%) OSPF
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (17.39%) VLAN
4 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) MPLS
5 3 (13.04%) DNS
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) iPad
2 6 (26.09%) iPhone
2 6 (26.09%) Blackberry
3 4 (17.39%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (8.70%) AS400
5 1 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (17.39%) SUSE
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
6 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) AIX
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
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
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) 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%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (8.70%) UAG
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) BladeLogic
3 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Citrix
2 9 (39.13%) Avaya
3 8 (34.78%) HP
4 6 (26.09%) Symantec
5 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 5 (21.74%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) Brocade
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) IBM
6 4 (17.39%) Hitachi
6 4 (17.39%) NetApp
6 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.04%) Aruba
8 2 (8.70%) Stonesoft
8 2 (8.70%) Dell
8 2 (8.70%) BMC
9 1 (4.35%) Cadence
9 1 (4.35%) Mitel