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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 54 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 840 830 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.57% 3.52% 2.73%
As % of the Vendors category 8.18% 7.93% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 533 411
Average daily rate
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£394 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 32
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.79 £30.40 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-17.77% -
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
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -3 229 £425 +11.47% 62
Ilford - 10 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 6 £286 -32.64% 2
Twickenham +1 4 £300 +87.50%
Docklands, London -6 4 £550 +4.76% 1
Canary Wharf -12 3 £413 +21.32%
Isleworth - 3 - - 1
Uxbridge +2 2 £113 - 2
Croydon -18 2 - - 2
Wembley - 2 £205 -
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Bromley -9 1 £215 -4.44% 1
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £558 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 698 (40.46%) Firewall
2 629 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
3 612 (35.48%) Windows
4 552 (32.00%) WAN
5 544 (31.54%) LAN
6 457 (26.49%) VMware
7 407 (23.59%) Finance
8 380 (22.03%) CheckPoint
9 365 (21.16%) CCNP
10 359 (20.81%) Microsoft
11 358 (20.75%) Juniper
12 304 (17.62%) VPN
13 293 (16.99%) Active Directory
14 286 (16.58%) Data Centre
15 280 (16.23%) Wireless
16 274 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
17 271 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
18 263 (15.25%) Network Security
18 263 (15.25%) CCNA
19 262 (15.19%) F5
20 259 (15.01%) Linux
21 257 (14.90%) BGP
22 256 (14.84%) SAN
23 255 (14.78%) Citrix
24 249 (14.43%) ITIL
25 248 (14.38%) MPLS
26 246 (14.26%) TCP/IP
27 235 (13.62%) DNS
28 220 (12.75%) OSPF
29 213 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 151 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 71 (4.12%) Lync
3 61 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 34 (1.97%) IIS
6 33 (1.91%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (1.22%) OpenStack
10 19 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 19 (1.10%) Apache
11 12 (0.70%) CMS
11 12 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (0.52%) Eucalyptus
13 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
16 5 (0.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 130 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 117 (6.78%) MS Office
3 32 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.52%) MS Project
7 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.058%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.058%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.058%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.058%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) RMDS
2 5 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.23%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.23%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.12%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.33%) Office 365
4 17 (0.99%) IaaS
5 14 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.41%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.41%) SaaS
7 6 (0.35%) PaaS
8 3 (0.17%) Yammer
9 2 (0.12%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.058%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 698 (40.46%) Firewall
2 552 (32.00%) WAN
3 544 (31.54%) LAN
4 304 (17.62%) VPN
5 280 (16.23%) Wireless
6 271 (15.71%) Cisco ASA
7 263 (15.25%) Network Security
8 257 (14.90%) BGP
9 256 (14.84%) SAN
10 248 (14.38%) MPLS
11 246 (14.26%) TCP/IP
12 235 (13.62%) DNS
13 220 (12.75%) OSPF
14 213 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 200 (11.59%) VoIP
16 172 (9.97%) DHCP
17 164 (9.51%) Cisco IOS
18 160 (9.28%) VLAN
19 143 (8.29%) EIGRP
19 143 (8.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.93%) Hadoop
3 14 (0.81%) Big Data
3 14 (0.81%) MySQL
4 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 8 (0.46%) HBase
7 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.41%) DB2
8 6 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (0.29%) MS Access
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.23%) QlikView
10 4 (0.23%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.23%) MSI
2 4 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.17%) JIRA
4 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.12%) Gerrit
5 1 (0.058%) GCC
5 1 (0.058%) Hudson
5 1 (0.058%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.058%) Subversion
5 1 (0.058%) Ant
5 1 (0.058%) Visual Studio
General
1 407 (23.59%) Finance
2 130 (7.54%) Banking
3 101 (5.86%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.32%) Retail
6 32 (1.86%) Multimedia
7 21 (1.22%) Legal
8 14 (0.81%) Advertising
8 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.70%) Marketing
10 11 (0.64%) Spanish Language
10 11 (0.64%) Publishing
11 9 (0.52%) Games
11 9 (0.52%) Back Office
11 9 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.46%) French Language
12 8 (0.46%) Law
13 7 (0.41%) Local Government
14 3 (0.17%) Front Office
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 513 (29.74%) Network Engineer
2 170 (9.86%) Architect
2 170 (9.86%) Analyst
3 109 (6.32%) Consultant
4 102 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 101 (5.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 92 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 86 (4.99%) Administrator
8 84 (4.87%) Support Engineer
9 81 (4.70%) Project Manager
10 80 (4.64%) Senior Network Engineer
11 65 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
12 64 (3.71%) Network Security Engineer
13 60 (3.48%) Support Analyst
14 59 (3.42%) Voice Engineer
15 58 (3.36%) Network Architect
16 55 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
17 51 (2.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 45 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
19 43 (2.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (3.42%) 802.1X
2 40 (2.32%) XMPP
3 29 (1.68%) Middleware
4 22 (1.28%) Web Services
5 18 (1.04%) HTML
6 17 (0.99%) .NET
7 15 (0.87%) XML
8 9 (0.52%) Rendezvous
9 8 (0.46%) XSLT
10 7 (0.41%) LAMP
10 7 (0.41%) SOAP
10 7 (0.41%) Ultra Messaging
11 6 (0.35%) REST
12 5 (0.29%) HTML5
12 5 (0.29%) Twisted
12 5 (0.29%) Application Packaging
12 5 (0.29%) MAPI
12 5 (0.29%) ASP.NET
13 4 (0.23%) CSS
14 3 (0.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 286 (16.58%) Data Centre
2 89 (5.16%) Video Conferencing
3 76 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 59 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.25%) PKI
6 50 (2.90%) EMC VMAX
7 46 (2.67%) EMC VNX
8 41 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 29 (1.68%) Computer Science
10 28 (1.62%) Fat Client
10 28 (1.62%) Thin Client
11 26 (1.51%) iPhone
12 25 (1.45%) NHS
13 23 (1.33%) Symmetrix
14 22 (1.28%) Replication
15 21 (1.22%) Management Information System
16 20 (1.16%) Clustering
17 19 (1.10%) FlexPod
18 17 (0.99%) IVR
19 15 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 612 (35.48%) Windows
2 259 (15.01%) Linux
3 212 (12.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 159 (9.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 154 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 125 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 122 (7.07%) UNIX
8 65 (3.77%) Solaris
9 57 (3.30%) Android
10 40 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (2.03%) Windows XP
12 34 (1.97%) Windows 8
13 25 (1.45%) Mac OS X
14 23 (1.33%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.33%) HPUX
14 23 (1.33%) Data ONTAP
15 21 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
16 16 (0.93%) CentOS
17 8 (0.46%) Debian
18 7 (0.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (14.43%) ITIL
2 141 (8.17%) Load Balancing
3 123 (7.13%) Migration
4 118 (6.84%) Project Management
5 100 (5.80%) Network Design
6 92 (5.33%) Network Management
7 81 (4.70%) Service Management
8 75 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 72 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 71 (4.12%) Change Management
11 59 (3.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 54 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
13 52 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
14 49 (2.84%) Performance Management
15 46 (2.67%) TOGAF
16 45 (2.61%) Business Continuity
17 44 (2.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 41 (2.38%) Network Architecture
19 40 (2.32%) Problem Management
20 39 (2.26%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 121 (7.01%) SQL
2 37 (2.14%) Python
3 24 (1.39%) Perl
4 23 (1.33%) C
4 23 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.10%) Java
7 15 (0.87%) Bash Shell
8 14 (0.81%) VB
9 13 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.52%) Ruby
10 9 (0.52%) PHP
11 6 (0.35%) Korn
12 4 (0.23%) Lisp
12 4 (0.23%) VBA
13 3 (0.17%) VBScript
14 2 (0.12%) C++
14 2 (0.12%) Tcl
14 2 (0.12%) Go
15 1 (0.058%) C#
Qualifications
1 629 (36.46%) Cisco Certification
2 365 (21.16%) CCNP
3 263 (15.25%) CCNA
4 126 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 119 (6.90%) CCIE
6 96 (5.57%) Security Cleared
7 94 (5.45%) MCSE
8 78 (4.52%) Degree
9 68 (3.94%) SC Cleared
10 52 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 40 (2.32%) CCSA
11 40 (2.32%) MCITP
12 38 (2.20%) MCSA
13 34 (1.97%) CISSP
13 34 (1.97%) CCSE
14 23 (1.33%) CCVP
15 21 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.16%) DV Cleared
17 19 (1.10%) CCDA
17 19 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.29%) SLA
2 20 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.46%) QA
6 4 (0.23%) COBIT
6 4 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.058%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.058%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.058%) COSO
System Software
1 293 (16.99%) Active Directory
2 274 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (6.49%) vSphere
4 78 (4.52%) XenApp
5 77 (4.46%) Hyper-V
6 53 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (2.49%) ProxySG
8 34 (1.97%) NFS
9 31 (1.80%) VMware ESX
10 27 (1.57%) NLBS
11 26 (1.51%) SRDF
12 24 (1.39%) Xen
13 20 (1.16%) XenServer
14 19 (1.10%) XenDesktop
14 19 (1.10%) vCloud
15 14 (0.81%) KVM
16 13 (0.75%) Snort
17 12 (0.70%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.64%) Docker
18 11 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 110 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 48 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 43 (2.49%) SCCM
4 36 (2.09%) EMC VPLEX
5 32 (1.86%) Tivoli
6 31 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 29 (1.68%) WSUS
8 28 (1.62%) Cisco UCCE
9 25 (1.45%) CA Spectrum
10 23 (1.33%) AirWatch
11 22 (1.28%) Puppet
12 20 (1.16%) NetBackup
12 20 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
13 17 (0.99%) SCOM
13 17 (0.99%) FortiGate
14 16 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 16 (0.93%) Nagios
15 15 (0.87%) Backup Exec
15 15 (0.87%) RANCID
15 15 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 457 (26.49%) VMware
2 380 (22.03%) CheckPoint
3 359 (20.81%) Microsoft
4 358 (20.75%) Juniper
5 262 (15.19%) F5
6 255 (14.78%) Citrix
7 182 (10.55%) HP
8 149 (8.64%) NetApp
9 123 (7.13%) Blue Coat
10 115 (6.67%) EMC
11 112 (6.49%) Oracle
12 108 (6.26%) SolarWinds
13 92 (5.33%) IBM
13 92 (5.33%) Avaya
14 71 (4.12%) Dell
15 63 (3.65%) Brocade
16 56 (3.25%) Red Hat
16 56 (3.25%) Riverbed
17 55 (3.19%) Aruba
18 53 (3.07%) Infoblox
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