The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / London
Rank 74 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 600 720 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.10% 3.41% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.22% 8.37% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 470 556
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 25
Median hourly rate £22.75 £22.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £14.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.50 £65.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8308 8601 9521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.99% 40.77% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5598 5628 6283
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 182
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.70 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% +9.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the London region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in London

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the London region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 110 £425 +6.25% 44
Croydon +6 17 £450 +2.85%
Docklands, London -2 3 £600 +14.28%
Harrow -1 2 £438 -10.25% 2
Greenwich - 2 £140 -
Brentford +4 1 - -
Bromley +4 1 - -
Feltham +3 1 - -
Chiswick +1 1 £185 -
Hayes -1 1 £565 +0.44%
Canary Wharf -1 1 £560 +12.00%
Hounslow -4 1 £312 -44.53%
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Dagenham - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 575 (42.44%) Firewall
2 463 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
3 395 (29.15%) WAN
4 380 (28.04%) Windows
5 369 (27.23%) LAN
6 357 (26.35%) VMware
7 321 (23.69%) CCNP
8 313 (23.10%) Microsoft
9 301 (22.21%) CheckPoint
10 292 (21.55%) Finance
11 259 (19.11%) Juniper
12 248 (18.30%) Wireless
13 242 (17.86%) VPN
14 240 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
14 240 (17.71%) Data Centre
15 229 (16.90%) Network Security
16 226 (16.68%) Active Directory
17 207 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 203 (14.98%) TCP/IP
19 197 (14.54%) CCNA
20 194 (14.32%) Linux
21 184 (13.58%) ITIL
22 181 (13.36%) Citrix
23 176 (12.99%) Palo Alto
24 172 (12.69%) Windows Server
25 163 (12.03%) F5
26 160 (11.81%) Cisco Nexus
27 159 (11.73%) MPLS
28 154 (11.37%) Security Cleared
29 153 (11.29%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 70 (5.17%) Skype for Business
3 56 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (2.44%) IIS
5 32 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 28 (2.07%) SharePoint
7 25 (1.85%) Apache
7 25 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.18%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.66%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.66%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.59%) CMS
12 8 (0.59%) Confluence
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 7 (0.52%) DataSynapse
14 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 104 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 101 (7.45%) MS Office
3 18 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.30%) MS Project
5 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) InDesign
6 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.30%) Eikon
3 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.074%) assyst
5 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (5.09%) Office 365
4 18 (1.33%) SaaS
5 15 (1.11%) IaaS
6 12 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.89%) PaaS
7 10 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 7 (0.52%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.30%) Akamai
10 4 (0.30%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.15%) GitHub
12 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.074%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.074%) Google Drive
13 1 (0.074%) Trello
13 1 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 575 (42.44%) Firewall
2 395 (29.15%) WAN
3 369 (27.23%) LAN
4 248 (18.30%) Wireless
5 242 (17.86%) VPN
6 240 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
7 229 (16.90%) Network Security
8 203 (14.98%) TCP/IP
9 160 (11.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 159 (11.73%) MPLS
11 153 (11.29%) BGP
12 151 (11.14%) OSPF
13 150 (11.07%) DNS
14 123 (9.08%) SAN
15 115 (8.49%) VoIP
16 112 (8.27%) DHCP
17 102 (7.53%) Cisco IOS
18 98 (7.23%) Internet
19 87 (6.42%) IPsec
20 76 (5.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 12 (0.89%) MySQL
5 11 (0.81%) Hadoop
6 8 (0.59%) HBase
7 7 (0.52%) Big Data
7 7 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.22%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.15%) Redis
12 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.074%) Mahout
13 1 (0.074%) QlikView
13 1 (0.074%) Riak
13 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.03%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.81%) JIRA
4 10 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.15%) GoCD
8 1 (0.074%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.074%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.074%) Grunt
8 1 (0.074%) gulp
8 1 (0.074%) Hudson
8 1 (0.074%) Subversion
8 1 (0.074%) webpack
General
1 292 (21.55%) Finance
2 130 (9.59%) Banking
3 59 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.39%) Retail
5 33 (2.44%) Legal
6 30 (2.21%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.07%) Law
8 23 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.66%) Advertising
11 7 (0.52%) Back Office
12 6 (0.44%) Marketing
13 5 (0.37%) French Language
13 5 (0.37%) Games
13 5 (0.37%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) Billing
14 4 (0.30%) Military
14 4 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.22%) German Language
15 3 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (28.71%) Network Engineer
2 201 (14.83%) Architect
3 176 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 128 (9.45%) Analyst
5 116 (8.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 88 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 86 (6.35%) Security Engineer
8 78 (5.76%) Network Architect
9 71 (5.24%) Support Engineer
10 68 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
11 67 (4.94%) Administrator
12 66 (4.87%) Network Security Engineer
13 62 (4.58%) Consultant
13 62 (4.58%) Project Manager
14 54 (3.99%) Support Analyst
15 42 (3.10%) Infrastructure Architect
16 40 (2.95%) Voice Engineer
17 39 (2.88%) Network Support
17 39 (2.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
18 38 (2.80%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.58%) 802.1X
2 45 (3.32%) XMPP
3 28 (2.07%) Web Services
4 20 (1.48%) Middleware
5 8 (0.59%) HTML
5 8 (0.59%) MSMQ
5 8 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (0.59%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.59%) XML
6 7 (0.52%) Rendezvous
6 7 (0.52%) WAP
6 7 (0.52%) XSLT
7 5 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.37%) SAML
8 4 (0.30%) COM
8 4 (0.30%) CSS
9 3 (0.22%) SOAP
10 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.15%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 240 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.09%) Video Conferencing
4 47 (3.47%) Management Information System
5 43 (3.17%) Blackberry
6 29 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 28 (2.07%) Clustering
7 28 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 27 (1.99%) EMC VNX
9 19 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.25%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.11%) Replication
12 14 (1.03%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.96%) Computer Science
14 12 (0.89%) BYOD
14 12 (0.89%) NHS
15 11 (0.81%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 10 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
17 9 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
17 9 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 380 (28.04%) Windows
2 194 (14.32%) Linux
3 172 (12.69%) Windows Server
4 94 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (6.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 87 (6.42%) Windows 7
7 81 (5.98%) Unix
8 62 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (3.54%) Windows 10
11 32 (2.36%) Solaris
12 23 (1.70%) Android
13 22 (1.62%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.11%) Windows 8
15 13 (0.96%) CentOS
16 11 (0.81%) SUSE
16 11 (0.81%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.81%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.66%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (13.58%) ITIL
2 101 (7.45%) Migration
3 90 (6.64%) Network Design
4 86 (6.35%) Load Balancing
5 81 (5.98%) Network Management
6 74 (5.46%) Project Management
7 72 (5.31%) Information Security
8 71 (5.24%) Change Management
9 55 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (4.06%) Network Architecture
10 51 (3.76%) DevOps
11 46 (3.39%) PRINCE2
12 42 (3.10%) Problem Management
13 39 (2.88%) Service Delivery
13 39 (2.88%) Service Management
14 36 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (2.58%) Configuration Management
15 35 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
16 34 (2.51%) High Availability
17 32 (2.36%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 91 (6.72%) SQL
2 58 (4.28%) PowerShell
3 50 (3.69%) Python
4 30 (2.21%) Java
5 24 (1.77%) Perl
6 23 (1.70%) C
7 17 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 10 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.66%) C#
9 9 (0.66%) VB
10 6 (0.44%) Korn
10 6 (0.44%) PHP
11 5 (0.37%) C++
11 5 (0.37%) Ruby
11 5 (0.37%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.22%) Go
13 2 (0.15%) Lisp
13 2 (0.15%) R
13 2 (0.15%) Scala
13 2 (0.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 463 (34.17%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (23.69%) CCNP
3 197 (14.54%) CCNA
4 154 (11.37%) Security Cleared
5 149 (11.00%) CCIE
6 125 (9.23%) SC Cleared
7 65 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 48 (3.54%) Degree
9 44 (3.25%) CISSP
9 44 (3.25%) MCSE
10 36 (2.66%) CCSA
11 28 (2.07%) CCSE
12 26 (1.92%) CCDP
13 25 (1.85%) CCVP
14 24 (1.77%) JNCIS
15 23 (1.70%) ITIL Certification
15 23 (1.70%) MCSA
16 20 (1.48%) JNCIA
16 20 (1.48%) JNCIP
16 20 (1.48%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.69%) SLA
2 48 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 33 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.66%) COBIT
5 7 (0.52%) QA
5 7 (0.52%) RMADS
6 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.22%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.15%) BS25999
11 1 (0.074%) GPG13
11 1 (0.074%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.074%) PMBOK
System Software
1 226 (16.68%) Active Directory
2 207 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 57 (4.21%) vSphere
5 45 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (2.51%) XenApp
7 26 (1.92%) VMware ESX
8 22 (1.62%) vCloud
9 18 (1.33%) NFS
10 15 (1.11%) KVM
10 15 (1.11%) ProxySG
10 15 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (1.03%) Xen
12 12 (0.89%) Firmware
12 12 (0.89%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.81%) Terminal Services
14 10 (0.74%) SRDF
14 10 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 68 (5.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (3.39%) SCCM
3 40 (2.95%) FortiGate
3 40 (2.95%) Puppet
4 36 (2.66%) Nagios
5 31 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
5 31 (2.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 26 (1.92%) Nessus
7 24 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (1.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 15 (1.11%) SCOM
9 14 (1.03%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (0.89%) AirWatch
11 12 (0.89%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.81%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (0.74%) Forum Sentry
14 9 (0.66%) MIMEsweeper
14 9 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 357 (26.35%) VMware
2 313 (23.10%) Microsoft
3 301 (22.21%) CheckPoint
4 259 (19.11%) Juniper
5 181 (13.36%) Citrix
6 176 (12.99%) Palo Alto
7 163 (12.03%) F5
8 117 (8.63%) HP
9 87 (6.42%) Fortinet
10 78 (5.76%) EMC
11 72 (5.31%) SolarWinds
12 66 (4.87%) Blue Coat
13 58 (4.28%) Red Hat
14 52 (3.84%) Riverbed
15 48 (3.54%) Dell
16 47 (3.47%) Oracle
17 46 (3.39%) Aruba
18 45 (3.32%) Avaya
19 42 (3.10%) NetApp
20 39 (2.88%) Meraki
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