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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / London
Rank 74 63 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 622 710 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.20% 3.38% 4.21%
As % of the Vendors category 7.42% 8.25% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 472 585
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 19
Median hourly rate £25.44 £21.99 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.69% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.25 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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
8384 8603 9540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.12% 40.97% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5609 6361
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 197
Median hourly rate £23.17 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +2 112 £425 +4.93% 47
Croydon +5 21 £475 +5.84% 1
Canary Wharf +1 2 £618 -
Docklands, London -3 2 £600 +166.66%
New Malden -7 2 - -
Hayes - 2 £465 -
Greenwich - 2 £140 -
Brentford +8 1 - -
Bromley +3 1 £325 -17.46%
Harrow -2 1 £438 -14.21% 1
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Hammersmith - 1 £375 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 621 (43.43%) Firewall
2 479 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
3 429 (30.00%) WAN
4 398 (27.83%) Windows
5 394 (27.55%) LAN
6 387 (27.06%) VMware
7 331 (23.15%) Microsoft
8 328 (22.94%) CheckPoint
9 323 (22.59%) Finance
10 322 (22.52%) CCNP
11 268 (18.74%) Data Centre
12 259 (18.11%) Juniper
13 250 (17.48%) VPN
14 248 (17.34%) Active Directory
15 245 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
16 240 (16.78%) Wireless
17 239 (16.71%) Network Security
18 219 (15.31%) Linux
19 217 (15.17%) TCP/IP
19 217 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
20 208 (14.55%) CCNA
21 185 (12.94%) Windows Server
22 184 (12.87%) ITIL
23 176 (12.31%) Citrix
24 173 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
25 172 (12.03%) Security Cleared
26 169 (11.82%) Palo Alto
27 160 (11.19%) DNS
28 155 (10.84%) BGP
29 152 (10.63%) MPLS

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
1 112 (7.83%) MS Exchange
2 66 (4.62%) Skype for Business
3 57 (3.99%) Exchange Server 2010
4 31 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 31 (2.17%) IIS
5 29 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.82%) Apache
6 26 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.63%) IBM Notes
10 9 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.49%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.42%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.35%) CMS
14 5 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 101 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 94 (6.57%) MS Office
3 22 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) InDesign
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.28%) Eikon
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.070%) assyst
5 1 (0.070%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (5.38%) Office 365
3 75 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.33%) SaaS
5 15 (1.05%) IaaS
6 14 (0.98%) PaaS
7 12 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.49%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.28%) Akamai
11 4 (0.28%) G Suite
11 4 (0.28%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.21%) GitHub
12 3 (0.21%) Trello
13 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.070%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 621 (43.43%) Firewall
2 429 (30.00%) WAN
3 394 (27.55%) LAN
4 250 (17.48%) VPN
5 245 (17.13%) Cisco ASA
6 240 (16.78%) Wireless
7 239 (16.71%) Network Security
8 217 (15.17%) TCP/IP
9 173 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 160 (11.19%) DNS
11 155 (10.84%) BGP
12 152 (10.63%) MPLS
13 150 (10.49%) OSPF
14 137 (9.58%) SAN
15 124 (8.67%) DHCP
15 124 (8.67%) VoIP
16 98 (6.85%) Internet
17 93 (6.50%) Cisco IOS
18 90 (6.29%) IPsec
19 87 (6.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (1.19%) MySQL
4 15 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 12 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 9 (0.63%) HBase
7 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.35%) Big Data
10 4 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.28%) Redis
10 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.21%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.14%) DB2
12 2 (0.14%) QlikView
13 1 (0.070%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.070%) GIS
13 1 (0.070%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.91%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.56%) JIRA
4 6 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.28%) GoCD
7 3 (0.21%) Subversion
7 3 (0.21%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.14%) Grunt
8 2 (0.14%) gulp
8 2 (0.14%) webpack
9 1 (0.070%) GitLab
9 1 (0.070%) Hudson
General
1 323 (22.59%) Finance
2 140 (9.79%) Banking
3 67 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 45 (3.15%) Retail
5 34 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 32 (2.24%) Legal
7 26 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.75%) Law
9 15 (1.05%) Back Office
10 10 (0.70%) Advertising
10 10 (0.70%) Publishing
11 9 (0.63%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.42%) Marketing
13 5 (0.35%) Billing
13 5 (0.35%) French Language
13 5 (0.35%) Games
14 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Electronics
15 3 (0.21%) German Language
16 2 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 395 (27.62%) Network Engineer
2 217 (15.17%) Architect
3 185 (12.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 119 (8.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 113 (7.90%) Analyst
6 96 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 82 (5.73%) Security Engineer
8 80 (5.59%) Network Architect
9 78 (5.45%) Support Engineer
10 73 (5.10%) Administrator
11 70 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
12 69 (4.83%) Consultant
13 65 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
14 60 (4.20%) Project Manager
15 50 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
16 46 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
17 45 (3.15%) Support Analyst
18 44 (3.08%) Voice Engineer
19 40 (2.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
20 39 (2.73%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.15%) 802.1X
2 34 (2.38%) XMPP
3 33 (2.31%) Web Services
4 23 (1.61%) Middleware
5 10 (0.70%) HTML
5 10 (0.70%) XML
6 8 (0.56%) MSMQ
6 8 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (0.56%) XSLT
7 7 (0.49%) Rendezvous
8 6 (0.42%) WAP
9 5 (0.35%) CSS
9 5 (0.35%) VXML
10 4 (0.28%) COM
10 4 (0.28%) ELK Stack
10 4 (0.28%) J2EE
10 4 (0.28%) SAML
10 4 (0.28%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.21%) HTML5
11 3 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 268 (18.74%) Data Centre
2 85 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 64 (4.48%) Video Conferencing
5 41 (2.87%) Blackberry
6 33 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 26 (1.82%) Clustering
7 26 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
8 23 (1.61%) EMC VNX
9 22 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.19%) VCE vBlock
13 15 (1.05%) NHS
14 13 (0.91%) Computer Science
15 12 (0.84%) BYOD
15 12 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.77%) Replication
17 10 (0.70%) PMI
17 10 (0.70%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 398 (27.83%) Windows
2 219 (15.31%) Linux
3 185 (12.94%) Windows Server
4 105 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (6.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (6.36%) Unix
7 76 (5.31%) Windows 7
8 63 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 63 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (3.01%) Solaris
9 43 (3.01%) Windows 10
10 23 (1.61%) CentOS
11 18 (1.26%) Mac OS X
11 18 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 17 (1.19%) Android
13 13 (0.91%) SUSE
13 13 (0.91%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.70%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (12.87%) ITIL
2 101 (7.06%) Load Balancing
3 98 (6.85%) Migration
4 95 (6.64%) Network Design
5 83 (5.80%) Network Management
6 81 (5.66%) Project Management
7 75 (5.24%) Change Management
7 75 (5.24%) Information Security
8 65 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (4.06%) Network Architecture
10 57 (3.99%) DevOps
11 49 (3.43%) PRINCE2
12 48 (3.36%) SIEM
13 43 (3.01%) Kalman Filter
14 41 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (2.80%) Problem Management
15 40 (2.80%) Service Delivery
16 38 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
16 38 (2.66%) Security Operations
17 36 (2.52%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (6.43%) SQL
2 64 (4.48%) PowerShell
3 57 (3.99%) Python
4 37 (2.59%) Java
5 22 (1.54%) Perl
6 18 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.05%) C
8 11 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.70%) Ruby
10 9 (0.63%) C#
10 9 (0.63%) VB
11 7 (0.49%) Go
11 7 (0.49%) PHP
12 6 (0.42%) Korn
12 6 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.35%) C++
14 2 (0.14%) R
14 2 (0.14%) Scala
15 1 (0.070%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.070%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 479 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
2 322 (22.52%) CCNP
3 208 (14.55%) CCNA
4 172 (12.03%) Security Cleared
5 150 (10.49%) CCIE
6 144 (10.07%) SC Cleared
7 75 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 59 (4.13%) CISSP
9 49 (3.43%) Degree
10 48 (3.36%) MCSE
11 33 (2.31%) CCSA
12 32 (2.24%) CCVP
13 30 (2.10%) CCDP
13 30 (2.10%) MCSA
14 29 (2.03%) JNCIP
14 29 (2.03%) JNCIS
15 28 (1.96%) CCSE
16 27 (1.89%) CISM
16 27 (1.89%) MCP
17 26 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 54 (3.78%) SLA
3 51 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.19%) COBIT
4 17 (1.19%) RMADS
5 12 (0.84%) Government Security Classifications
6 6 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.35%) QA
8 4 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.21%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.070%) BS25999
11 1 (0.070%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.070%) PMBOK
System Software
1 248 (17.34%) Active Directory
2 217 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (5.87%) Hyper-V
4 70 (4.90%) vSphere
5 47 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (2.59%) XenApp
7 33 (2.31%) VMware ESX
8 18 (1.26%) KVM
8 18 (1.26%) NFS
9 16 (1.12%) Xen
10 14 (0.98%) Firmware
10 14 (0.98%) vCloud
10 14 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.91%) XenDesktop
12 12 (0.84%) ProxySG
13 11 (0.77%) SRDF
14 10 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
16 8 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 61 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (3.22%) SCCM
3 40 (2.80%) Puppet
4 37 (2.59%) Nessus
5 34 (2.38%) Nagios
6 32 (2.24%) Cisco UCCX
7 31 (2.17%) FortiGate
8 25 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
8 25 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
9 24 (1.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 19 (1.33%) SCOM
11 18 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
12 16 (1.12%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.77%) Cacti
13 11 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (0.77%) WSUS
14 10 (0.70%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.70%) Ansible
15 9 (0.63%) MIMEsweeper
15 9 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 387 (27.06%) VMware
2 331 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 328 (22.94%) CheckPoint
4 259 (18.11%) Juniper
5 176 (12.31%) Citrix
6 169 (11.82%) Palo Alto
7 145 (10.14%) F5
8 126 (8.81%) HP
9 97 (6.78%) Fortinet
10 87 (6.08%) EMC
11 67 (4.69%) Blue Coat
12 61 (4.27%) Red Hat
13 60 (4.20%) Dell
14 58 (4.06%) Riverbed
14 58 (4.06%) SolarWinds
15 52 (3.64%) Oracle
16 49 (3.43%) Aruba
17 48 (3.36%) Avaya
18 47 (3.29%) NetApp
19 38 (2.66%) Meraki
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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I3
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Posted: 2 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
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onezeero.
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Michael Bailey Associates
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onezeero.
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Austin Fraser
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Venn Group
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Venn Group
Rate: £160 - £170 Per Day
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