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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 65 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 706 879 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.33% 4.14% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 8.18% 9.16% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 578 368
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 19
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.50 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £26.88 £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
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
8628 9599 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.75% 45.22% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5672 6395 6184
Average daily rate £433 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 197 214
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.80 £34.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 99 £400 +6.66% 61
Croydon -9 8 £431 +7.81% 1
Harrow - 7 £505 -
Uxbridge +5 6 £151 -45.00%
New Malden - 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £325 -13.33% 1
Feltham +1 4 £240 -43.52% 1
Bromley -6 3 £394 - 1
Wembley - 3 £300 - 1
Westminster - 3 £413 -
Docklands, London +7 2 £225 -53.36% 1
Wimbledon -1 2 £175 -58.82%
Hounslow -4 2 £560 +128.57% 1
Hayes - 2 £560 - 1
Ilford -3 1 £200 -42.85%
Ealing -5 1 - -
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Hillingdon - 1 £388 -
Sidcup - 1 - - 2
Brentford - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 595 (42.08%) Firewall
2 521 (36.85%) Cisco Certification
3 411 (29.07%) WAN
4 395 (27.93%) Windows
5 393 (27.79%) LAN
6 367 (25.95%) CCNP
7 362 (25.60%) VMware
8 321 (22.70%) Finance
9 282 (19.94%) Data Centre
10 271 (19.17%) VPN
11 267 (18.88%) CheckPoint
12 265 (18.74%) Juniper
13 263 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 263 (18.60%) Active Directory
14 251 (17.75%) ITIL
15 228 (16.12%) DNS
15 228 (16.12%) F5
16 222 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 217 (15.35%) Cisco Nexus
18 216 (15.28%) Network Security
18 216 (15.28%) BGP
19 210 (14.85%) OSPF
20 208 (14.71%) CCNA
21 205 (14.50%) TCP/IP
22 203 (14.36%) Linux
23 199 (14.07%) Wireless
24 189 (13.37%) Citrix
25 183 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
26 177 (12.52%) Windows Server
27 168 (11.88%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 98 (6.93%) MS Exchange
2 55 (3.89%) Skype for Business
3 51 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (2.76%) Apache
5 38 (2.69%) IIS
6 36 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 31 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 30 (2.12%) OpenStack
9 26 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.78%) Node.js
12 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.50%) Confluence
15 6 (0.42%) nginx
16 5 (0.35%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 94 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 85 (6.01%) MS Office
3 35 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) HipChat
6 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.071%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
3 5 (0.35%) RMDS
4 4 (0.28%) Relativity
4 4 (0.28%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.14%) Cisco SocialMiner
5 2 (0.14%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.071%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.071%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (2.90%) Office 365
3 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.27%) SaaS
5 16 (1.13%) IaaS
6 12 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.64%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.42%) PaaS
9 4 (0.28%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.21%) GitHub
10 3 (0.21%) Yammer
11 2 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.071%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 595 (42.08%) Firewall
2 411 (29.07%) WAN
3 393 (27.79%) LAN
4 271 (19.17%) VPN
5 228 (16.12%) DNS
6 217 (15.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 216 (15.28%) BGP
7 216 (15.28%) Network Security
8 210 (14.85%) OSPF
9 205 (14.50%) TCP/IP
10 199 (14.07%) Wireless
11 183 (12.94%) Cisco ASA
12 168 (11.88%) DHCP
12 168 (11.88%) MPLS
13 147 (10.40%) SAN
14 135 (9.55%) VoIP
15 131 (9.26%) EIGRP
16 102 (7.21%) Internet
17 100 (7.07%) Cisco IOS
18 85 (6.01%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (0.92%) Big Data
4 13 (0.92%) MySQL
5 9 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (0.50%) EDRMS
7 6 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.35%) DB2
8 5 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.21%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.21%) GIS
10 3 (0.21%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.21%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.06%) Subversion
3 12 (0.85%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.57%) JIRA
4 8 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (0.57%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.50%) Hudson
6 5 (0.35%) Gradle
6 5 (0.35%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.35%) Maven
6 5 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.21%) GitLab
7 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.071%) Ant
9 1 (0.071%) Selenium
General
1 321 (22.70%) Finance
2 107 (7.57%) Banking
3 96 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 48 (3.39%) Legal
5 41 (2.90%) Law
6 37 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 29 (2.05%) Retail
8 28 (1.98%) Advertising
8 28 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.78%) Games
9 11 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 9 (0.64%) Back Office
11 7 (0.50%) Publishing
12 6 (0.42%) French Language
12 6 (0.42%) Front Office
12 6 (0.42%) Local Government
12 6 (0.42%) Marketing
13 4 (0.28%) German Language
13 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 404 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 190 (13.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 150 (10.61%) Architect
4 129 (9.12%) Analyst
5 119 (8.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 91 (6.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 91 (6.44%) Security Engineer
7 89 (6.29%) Administrator
8 78 (5.52%) Consultant
9 75 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
10 72 (5.09%) Senior Network Engineer
11 71 (5.02%) Support Engineer
12 70 (4.95%) Project Manager
13 65 (4.60%) Network Architect
14 54 (3.82%) Support Analyst
15 52 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
16 47 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support
17 43 (3.04%) Systems Administrator
18 41 (2.90%) Voice Engineer
19 34 (2.40%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.33%) Web Services
2 28 (1.98%) XMPP
3 21 (1.49%) 802.1X
4 17 (1.20%) Middleware
5 12 (0.85%) .NET
6 10 (0.71%) LAMP
7 9 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
8 7 (0.50%) jQuery
9 5 (0.35%) JRuby
9 5 (0.35%) RFC 2833
9 5 (0.35%) RSS
10 4 (0.28%) Java EE
10 4 (0.28%) REST
11 3 (0.21%) ADO.NET
11 3 (0.21%) MAPI
11 3 (0.21%) SAML
11 3 (0.21%) SOAP
11 3 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
12 2 (0.14%) COM
12 2 (0.14%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 282 (19.94%) Data Centre
2 57 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.82%) Video Conferencing
4 51 (3.61%) Blackberry
5 36 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 36 (2.55%) EMC VNX
6 28 (1.98%) Private Cloud
7 26 (1.84%) NHS
8 24 (1.70%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.56%) Replication
10 21 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
11 20 (1.41%) Clustering
11 20 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 19 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 18 (1.27%) iPad
14 15 (1.06%) IVR
14 15 (1.06%) Public Cloud
15 14 (0.99%) PKI
16 13 (0.92%) iPhone
17 9 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 395 (27.93%) Windows
2 203 (14.36%) Linux
3 177 (12.52%) Windows Server
4 100 (7.07%) Windows 7
5 96 (6.79%) Unix
6 87 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 81 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (3.18%) Android
9 37 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (2.19%) CentOS
11 26 (1.84%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.13%) Solaris
14 16 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 12 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.57%) HPUX
17 8 (0.57%) Mac OS X Server
18 7 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (17.75%) ITIL
2 134 (9.48%) Migration
3 106 (7.50%) Load Balancing
4 91 (6.44%) Network Design
5 82 (5.80%) Change Management
6 81 (5.73%) Project Management
7 60 (4.24%) Information Security
8 54 (3.82%) PRINCE2
9 53 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (3.32%) Service Delivery
11 45 (3.18%) Network Architecture
12 40 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 38 (2.69%) Network Management
14 36 (2.55%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (2.55%) Mentoring
14 36 (2.55%) Open Source
14 36 (2.55%) Problem Management
15 34 (2.40%) DevOps
15 34 (2.40%) Network Monitoring
15 34 (2.40%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 98 (6.93%) SQL
2 62 (4.38%) Python
3 54 (3.82%) PowerShell
4 49 (3.47%) Bash Shell
5 39 (2.76%) Perl
6 27 (1.91%) C
7 24 (1.70%) Java
8 12 (0.85%) Ruby
9 11 (0.78%) PHP
9 11 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.64%) C++
11 8 (0.57%) JavaScript
11 8 (0.57%) Korn
12 6 (0.42%) Lisp
13 5 (0.35%) VB
14 3 (0.21%) Groovy
15 1 (0.071%) Tcl
15 1 (0.071%) VBA
15 1 (0.071%) VBScript
15 1 (0.071%) VC++
Qualifications
1 521 (36.85%) Cisco Certification
2 367 (25.95%) CCNP
3 208 (14.71%) CCNA
4 139 (9.83%) CCIE
5 85 (6.01%) Degree
6 72 (5.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 69 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 53 (3.75%) CISSP
9 52 (3.68%) SC Cleared
10 48 (3.39%) MCSE
11 42 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 34 (2.40%) CCSE
13 28 (1.98%) MCSA
14 27 (1.91%) CCNP Voice
15 25 (1.77%) CCDP
16 23 (1.63%) CCVP
16 23 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (1.49%) CCSA
18 18 (1.27%) CISM
19 17 (1.20%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.90%) SLA
2 21 (1.49%) PCI DSS
3 19 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.06%) QA
5 8 (0.57%) COBIT
6 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 5 (0.35%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.28%) GPG13
8 1 (0.071%) COSO
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.071%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.071%) JSP 440
System Software
1 263 (18.60%) Active Directory
2 222 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 78 (5.52%) vSphere
4 44 (3.11%) XenApp
5 39 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (2.62%) Firmware
6 37 (2.62%) NFS
7 25 (1.77%) vCloud
8 20 (1.41%) Snort
9 18 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 17 (1.20%) XenServer
11 16 (1.13%) XenDesktop
12 14 (0.99%) ProxySG
13 13 (0.92%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.92%) KVM
14 11 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.71%) Samba
15 10 (0.71%) Terminal Server
16 9 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 66 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 59 (4.17%) Puppet
3 46 (3.25%) SCCM
4 45 (3.18%) FortiGate
5 39 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (2.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (2.05%) SCOM
8 25 (1.77%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.56%) Nagios
10 19 (1.34%) Proventia
11 16 (1.13%) Backup Exec
11 16 (1.13%) Cisco UCCE
12 13 (0.92%) Salt
12 13 (0.92%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
13 12 (0.85%) WSUS
14 11 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
15 8 (0.57%) XenMobile
16 7 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 6 (0.42%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 362 (25.60%) VMware
2 267 (18.88%) CheckPoint
3 265 (18.74%) Juniper
4 263 (18.60%) Microsoft
5 228 (16.12%) F5
6 189 (13.37%) Citrix
7 117 (8.27%) HP
8 105 (7.43%) NetApp
9 104 (7.36%) Palo Alto
10 103 (7.28%) EMC
11 77 (5.45%) SolarWinds
12 61 (4.31%) Blue Coat
13 58 (4.10%) Riverbed
14 57 (4.03%) Red Hat
15 53 (3.75%) Dell
15 53 (3.75%) Fortinet
16 51 (3.61%) IBM
17 49 (3.47%) Oracle
18 44 (3.11%) Avaya
19 38 (2.69%) Aruba
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City, London
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City, London
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