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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 61 73
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 841 649 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.96% 2.99% 2.72%
As % of the Vendors category 8.81% 6.69% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 390 309
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.66 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £29.30 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.77% -11.83%
Cisco
England

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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 242 £385 +2.66% 79
Canary Wharf +15 8 £450 -10.00%
Croydon -6 8 £450 -18.18% 4
Hounslow +7 6 £245 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 6 £438 +68.26%
Feltham - 5 £425 - 4
Docklands, London +4 3 £483 -3.50%
Chiswick +13 2 - - 1
Uxbridge +2 2 £275 -15.38%
Greenwich +1 2 - -
Wimbledon -2 1 £425 +54.54%
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Harrow - 1 £300 -
Hayes - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Brentford - - - - 2
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Rainham - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 812 (44.42%) Firewall
2 670 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
3 569 (31.13%) Windows
4 488 (26.70%) VMware
5 441 (24.12%) WAN
6 433 (23.69%) LAN
7 417 (22.81%) CCNP
8 384 (21.01%) CheckPoint
9 375 (20.51%) Finance
10 368 (20.13%) Juniper
11 357 (19.53%) BGP
12 337 (18.44%) Microsoft
13 322 (17.61%) F5
14 319 (17.45%) VPN
15 295 (16.14%) Active Directory
15 295 (16.14%) Cisco ASA
16 294 (16.08%) OSPF
17 288 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
18 273 (14.93%) SAN
19 263 (14.39%) CCNA
20 254 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
21 250 (13.68%) MPLS
22 244 (13.35%) Citrix
22 244 (13.35%) Network Security
23 230 (12.58%) Linux
24 228 (12.47%) Wireless
25 227 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
26 222 (12.14%) ITIL
26 222 (12.14%) DNS
27 218 (11.93%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 170 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 99 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 81 (4.43%) Lync
4 54 (2.95%) IIS
5 52 (2.84%) SharePoint
6 44 (2.41%) Apache
7 40 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
10 26 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 15 (0.82%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
13 6 (0.33%) nginx
13 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.27%) JBoss
14 5 (0.27%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 110 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 93 (5.09%) MS Office
3 21 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.66%) MS Project
6 4 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.055%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.055%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.055%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.37%) Office 365
2 21 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.60%) IaaS
5 10 (0.55%) SaaS
6 8 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.22%) Google Apps
9 3 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.055%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 812 (44.42%) Firewall
2 441 (24.12%) WAN
3 433 (23.69%) LAN
4 357 (19.53%) BGP
5 319 (17.45%) VPN
6 295 (16.14%) Cisco ASA
7 294 (16.08%) OSPF
8 273 (14.93%) SAN
9 254 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 250 (13.68%) MPLS
11 244 (13.35%) Network Security
12 228 (12.47%) Wireless
13 222 (12.14%) DNS
14 218 (11.93%) TCP/IP
15 171 (9.35%) EIGRP
16 154 (8.42%) VoIP
17 146 (7.99%) DHCP
18 117 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
19 114 (6.24%) Multicast
20 113 (6.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 17 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 17 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (0.71%) DB2
4 13 (0.71%) MySQL
5 10 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 7 (0.38%) HBase
7 5 (0.27%) Big Data
7 5 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.27%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.22%) EDRMS
8 4 (0.22%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 3 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.33%) MSI
3 5 (0.27%) Hudson
3 5 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.11%) JIRA
5 1 (0.055%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.055%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.055%) Introscope
5 1 (0.055%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.055%) Ant
General
1 375 (20.51%) Finance
2 194 (10.61%) Banking
3 129 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 76 (4.16%) Investment Banking
5 47 (2.57%) Retail
6 24 (1.31%) Law
7 22 (1.20%) Games
8 18 (0.98%) Legal
9 17 (0.93%) Marketing
10 13 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.66%) Back Office
11 12 (0.66%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.60%) Local Government
12 11 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.38%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.33%) Publishing
15 5 (0.27%) Electronics
16 4 (0.22%) French Language
17 2 (0.11%) German Language
17 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 533 (29.16%) Network Engineer
2 183 (10.01%) Consultant
3 151 (8.26%) Architect
4 140 (7.66%) Analyst
5 116 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 111 (6.07%) Support Engineer
7 103 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 90 (4.92%) Security Engineer
9 76 (4.16%) Project Manager
10 74 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
11 68 (3.72%) Network Security Engineer
12 62 (3.39%) Network Architect
13 57 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 57 (3.12%) Network Support
14 55 (3.01%) Network Consultant
15 54 (2.95%) Voice Engineer
16 52 (2.84%) Support Analyst
17 40 (2.19%) Storage Engineer
18 39 (2.13%) Administrator
19 37 (2.02%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.86%) XMPP
2 28 (1.53%) Web Services
3 24 (1.31%) .NET
4 13 (0.71%) HTML
5 12 (0.66%) SOAP
6 11 (0.60%) Middleware
7 9 (0.49%) JSP
7 9 (0.49%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.38%) CSS
8 7 (0.38%) Regular Expression
9 6 (0.33%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.33%) libvirt
10 4 (0.22%) REST
10 4 (0.22%) XML
10 4 (0.22%) XSLT
10 4 (0.22%) Rendezvous
11 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
12 2 (0.11%) WSRP
12 2 (0.11%) LAMP
12 2 (0.11%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
3 62 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 37 (2.02%) Clustering
5 28 (1.53%) Replication
6 27 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.42%) Thin Client
7 26 (1.42%) Fat Client
7 26 (1.42%) FlexPod
8 21 (1.15%) Symmetrix
9 18 (0.98%) Online Games
9 18 (0.98%) Symmetrix DMX
10 16 (0.88%) Computer Science
10 16 (0.88%) iPad
11 13 (0.71%) PKI
12 11 (0.60%) CLARiiON
12 11 (0.60%) Open Source
13 10 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.55%) iPhone
13 10 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 569 (31.13%) Windows
2 230 (12.58%) Linux
3 227 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 141 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 136 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 135 (7.39%) UNIX
7 121 (6.62%) Windows 7
8 67 (3.67%) Windows XP
9 59 (3.23%) Solaris
10 43 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (1.91%) HPUX
12 33 (1.81%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.98%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.88%) SUSE
15 15 (0.82%) Android
16 13 (0.71%) AIX
17 11 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (0.60%) CentOS
18 10 (0.55%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (12.14%) ITIL
2 183 (10.01%) Load Balancing
3 156 (8.53%) Migration
4 119 (6.51%) Network Design
5 112 (6.13%) Project Management
6 99 (5.42%) Change Management
7 85 (4.65%) Service Management
8 70 (3.83%) Network Management
9 64 (3.50%) E-Commerce
10 61 (3.34%) Network Monitoring
11 58 (3.17%) Service Delivery
12 57 (3.12%) Mentoring
13 56 (3.06%) Incident Management
14 54 (2.95%) PRINCE2
15 53 (2.90%) Network Architecture
16 51 (2.79%) Low Latency
17 40 (2.19%) Information Security
18 39 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
18 39 (2.13%) Line Management
19 38 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 119 (6.51%) SQL
2 63 (3.45%) Perl
3 41 (2.24%) Python
4 33 (1.81%) Shell Script
4 33 (1.81%) C
5 28 (1.53%) PowerShell
6 17 (0.93%) Java
7 14 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 12 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.44%) C++
10 6 (0.33%) VBScript
10 6 (0.33%) VB
10 6 (0.33%) R
11 5 (0.27%) Korn
12 4 (0.22%) Ruby
13 2 (0.11%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.11%) Tcl
13 2 (0.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.055%) C#
Qualifications
1 670 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 417 (22.81%) CCNP
3 263 (14.39%) CCNA
4 187 (10.23%) CCIE
5 108 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 80 (4.38%) Security Cleared
7 65 (3.56%) SC Cleared
7 65 (3.56%) MCSE
8 53 (2.90%) CCSE
9 50 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 48 (2.63%) MCITP
11 46 (2.52%) Degree
12 38 (2.08%) CISSP
13 34 (1.86%) CCDP
14 31 (1.70%) CCSA
15 27 (1.48%) MCSA
16 26 (1.42%) VCP4
17 25 (1.37%) MCP
18 20 (1.09%) CCSP
18 20 (1.09%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.28%) SLA
2 21 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.66%) QA
6 8 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (0.38%) GPG13
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.055%) PMBOK
System Software
1 295 (16.14%) Active Directory
2 288 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 99 (5.42%) Hyper-V
4 94 (5.14%) vSphere
5 60 (3.28%) XenApp
6 49 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.13%) VMware ESX
8 38 (2.08%) Xen
9 34 (1.86%) ProxySG
10 24 (1.31%) XenDesktop
11 23 (1.26%) XenServer
11 23 (1.26%) SRDF
12 18 (0.98%) NFS
13 17 (0.93%) Snort
14 16 (0.88%) vCloud
15 14 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (0.66%) Firmware
17 11 (0.60%) KVM
18 10 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
19 9 (0.49%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 87 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 47 (2.57%) SCCM
3 46 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 36 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
5 34 (1.86%) CA Spectrum
6 27 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 25 (1.37%) Puppet
8 24 (1.31%) SCOM
8 24 (1.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 22 (1.20%) FortiGate
10 21 (1.15%) NetBackup
11 20 (1.09%) WSUS
12 19 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
12 19 (1.04%) RANCID
13 18 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
14 17 (0.93%) Tivoli
15 15 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
15 15 (0.82%) OpenNMS
16 14 (0.77%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 488 (26.70%) VMware
2 384 (21.01%) CheckPoint
3 368 (20.13%) Juniper
4 337 (18.44%) Microsoft
5 322 (17.61%) F5
6 244 (13.35%) Citrix
7 194 (10.61%) HP
8 134 (7.33%) Blue Coat
9 131 (7.17%) EMC
10 130 (7.11%) NetApp
11 81 (4.43%) Red Hat
11 81 (4.43%) Oracle
12 78 (4.27%) Riverbed
13 70 (3.83%) SolarWinds
14 67 (3.67%) IBM
15 62 (3.39%) Fortinet
16 58 (3.17%) Avaya
16 58 (3.17%) Dell
17 51 (2.79%) Symantec
18 49 (2.68%) Brocade
City, London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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City, London
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £22.50 - 35.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago