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 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 80 46 61
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 679 891 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.08% 4.00% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 7.45% 8.98% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 586 491
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 26
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.97 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +34.32%
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
9116 9920 9928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.32% 44.50% 43.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6256 6487 6462
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 253 207
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.02 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +0.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.09 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -18 118 £425 +13.33% 56
Harrow -4 9 £420 +40.00%
Twickenham +8 6 £400 -
Feltham +7 4 £243 +56.45% 2
Ilford -1 4 £120 -74.73%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 3 £500 +122.22% 1
Surbiton +1 3 £475 +216.66% 1
Croydon -11 3 £433 -3.77% 1
Hillingdon - 3 £388 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 - - 2
Docklands, London +4 2 £610 +40.63% 1
Bromley -12 2 £275 +59.42%
Westminster - 2 £363 -
Brentford +6 1 £190 -45.71%
Uxbridge +6 1 £375 -
Hammersmith +3 1 £350 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Osterley - 1 £518 -
Romford - 1 £300 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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.

1 569 (41.11%) Firewall
2 538 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
3 413 (29.84%) WAN
4 383 (27.67%) Windows
5 356 (25.72%) LAN
5 356 (25.72%) CCNP
6 340 (24.57%) VMware
7 286 (20.66%) Finance
8 265 (19.15%) Wireless
9 257 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 255 (18.42%) CCNA
11 253 (18.28%) Data Centre
12 250 (18.06%) Active Directory
13 244 (17.63%) CheckPoint
14 242 (17.49%) Juniper
15 240 (17.34%) ITIL
16 228 (16.47%) VPN
17 206 (14.88%) Linux
18 204 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
19 202 (14.60%) Network Security
20 196 (14.16%) Windows Server
21 193 (13.95%) TCP/IP
22 192 (13.87%) Cisco ASA
23 185 (13.37%) MPLS
24 181 (13.08%) BGP
25 173 (12.50%) F5
26 172 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
27 171 (12.36%) DNS
28 152 (10.98%) VoIP
29 151 (10.91%) Citrix

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
1 107 (7.73%) MS Exchange
2 51 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 44 (3.18%) Skype for Business
4 31 (2.24%) OpenStack
5 30 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (2.10%) Apache
7 27 (1.95%) SharePoint
8 26 (1.88%) IIS
9 19 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.87%) Node.js
11 9 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 8 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 6 (0.43%) JBoss
14 6 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
15 5 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 94 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.42%) MS Office
3 35 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) HipChat
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) RMDS
2 5 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.22%) Eikon
4 2 (0.14%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.072%) BASE24
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.072%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.47%) Office 365
3 42 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.53%) IaaS
5 28 (2.02%) SaaS
6 18 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (0.79%) Google Apps
7 11 (0.79%) PaaS
8 10 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.072%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 569 (41.11%) Firewall
2 413 (29.84%) WAN
3 356 (25.72%) LAN
4 265 (19.15%) Wireless
5 228 (16.47%) VPN
6 202 (14.60%) Network Security
7 193 (13.95%) TCP/IP
8 192 (13.87%) Cisco ASA
9 185 (13.37%) MPLS
10 181 (13.08%) BGP
11 172 (12.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 171 (12.36%) DNS
13 152 (10.98%) VoIP
14 141 (10.19%) SAN
15 136 (9.83%) OSPF
16 128 (9.25%) DHCP
17 95 (6.86%) EIGRP
18 83 (6.00%) Cisco IOS
19 69 (4.99%) Cisco Wireless
19 69 (4.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.45%) MySQL
3 17 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.79%) Oracle Database
5 8 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.58%) HBase
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.22%) Big Data
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.58%) JIRA
4 5 (0.36%) git-flow
5 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.14%) GitLab
6 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.072%) Gradle
7 1 (0.072%) Hudson
7 1 (0.072%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.072%) Maven
7 1 (0.072%) Selenium
7 1 (0.072%) Subversion
7 1 (0.072%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 286 (20.66%) Finance
2 106 (7.66%) Banking
3 84 (6.07%) Telecoms
4 62 (4.48%) Retail
5 40 (2.89%) Legal
6 24 (1.73%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.66%) Law
8 22 (1.59%) Advertising
9 19 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.37%) Games
10 9 (0.65%) Publishing
11 6 (0.43%) Back Office
11 6 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.36%) French Language
12 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.29%) Front Office
13 4 (0.29%) Marketing
14 2 (0.14%) Automotive
14 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.072%) Billing
Job Titles
1 420 (30.35%) Network Engineer
2 159 (11.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 149 (10.77%) Architect
4 119 (8.60%) Analyst
5 112 (8.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 101 (7.30%) Senior Network Engineer
7 95 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 87 (6.29%) Support Engineer
9 81 (5.85%) Security Engineer
10 65 (4.70%) Network Security Engineer
11 64 (4.62%) Project Manager
12 54 (3.90%) Network Architect
13 53 (3.83%) Consultant
14 50 (3.61%) Network Support
15 46 (3.32%) Administrator
16 45 (3.25%) Network Analyst
17 44 (3.18%) Support Analyst
18 43 (3.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 40 (2.89%) Voice Engineer
20 39 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.40%) Web Services
2 39 (2.82%) 802.1X
3 20 (1.45%) Middleware
4 15 (1.08%) XMPP
5 11 (0.79%) LAMP
6 9 (0.65%) XML
7 8 (0.58%) JRuby
7 8 (0.58%) SAML
8 7 (0.51%) .NET
8 7 (0.51%) jQuery
8 7 (0.51%) Rendezvous
9 6 (0.43%) HTML
9 6 (0.43%) XSLT
10 5 (0.36%) LAPP Stack
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.29%) CSS
11 4 (0.29%) Java EE
12 3 (0.22%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.14%) J2EE
13 2 (0.14%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 253 (18.28%) Data Centre
2 54 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
4 42 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 31 (2.24%) Blackberry
5 31 (2.24%) EMC VNX
6 25 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 25 (1.81%) Replication
7 24 (1.73%) Private Cloud
8 23 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
11 14 (1.01%) NHS
12 11 (0.79%) Clustering
13 10 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
14 9 (0.65%) iPad
14 9 (0.65%) iPhone
14 9 (0.65%) IVR
15 8 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 383 (27.67%) Windows
2 206 (14.88%) Linux
3 196 (14.16%) Windows Server
4 118 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (7.23%) Windows 7
6 91 (6.58%) Unix
6 91 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (3.11%) Solaris
8 43 (3.11%) Windows 8
9 27 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (1.88%) Mac OS X
11 25 (1.81%) CentOS
11 25 (1.81%) Windows 10
12 18 (1.30%) Windows XP
13 11 (0.79%) Android
14 10 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.51%) AIX
15 7 (0.51%) VyOS
15 7 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (17.34%) ITIL
2 135 (9.75%) Migration
3 100 (7.23%) Network Design
4 91 (6.58%) Project Management
5 87 (6.29%) Change Management
6 74 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
7 69 (4.99%) Load Balancing
8 55 (3.97%) High Availability
9 53 (3.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (3.76%) Network Management
11 50 (3.61%) PRINCE2
12 47 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
13 43 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
14 42 (3.03%) Network Architecture
14 42 (3.03%) Problem Management
15 41 (2.96%) Change Control
16 38 (2.75%) Service Delivery
16 38 (2.75%) Service Management
17 36 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
17 36 (2.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 82 (5.92%) SQL
2 60 (4.34%) Python
3 49 (3.54%) Bash Shell
4 47 (3.40%) PowerShell
5 46 (3.32%) Perl
6 33 (2.38%) Java
7 21 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 18 (1.30%) C
9 15 (1.08%) Ruby
10 14 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 14 (1.01%) PHP
11 4 (0.29%) Lisp
12 3 (0.22%) C#
12 3 (0.22%) C++
12 3 (0.22%) VB
13 2 (0.14%) Groovy
13 2 (0.14%) Korn
14 1 (0.072%) DCL
14 1 (0.072%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.072%) VC++
Qualifications
1 538 (38.87%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (25.72%) CCNP
3 255 (18.42%) CCNA
4 146 (10.55%) CCIE
5 99 (7.15%) Security Cleared
6 87 (6.29%) Degree
7 72 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (5.20%) SC Cleared
8 47 (3.40%) CCDP
9 46 (3.32%) MCSE
10 33 (2.38%) CISSP
11 31 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 27 (1.95%) MCSA
13 25 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 22 (1.59%) CCSE
15 19 (1.37%) PMI Certification
16 18 (1.30%) CCNP Voice
16 18 (1.30%) JNCIP
16 18 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.84%) SLA
2 12 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 12 (0.87%) QA
3 9 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.51%) COBIT
5 6 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) COSO
7 2 (0.14%) ISO27005
7 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.072%) BS7799
8 1 (0.072%) DICOM
8 1 (0.072%) GPG13
8 1 (0.072%) GxP
8 1 (0.072%) HL7
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.072%) ISO 9002
8 1 (0.072%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.072%) MiFID
System Software
1 250 (18.06%) Active Directory
2 204 (14.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (5.71%) vSphere
4 58 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 48 (3.47%) NFS
6 43 (3.11%) VMware ESX
7 36 (2.60%) XenApp
8 31 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (1.30%) KVM
10 16 (1.16%) vCloud
11 15 (1.08%) Firmware
12 13 (0.94%) Xen
13 12 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.87%) SRDF
13 12 (0.87%) XenDesktop
14 10 (0.72%) Docker
14 10 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
14 10 (0.72%) ProxySG
15 9 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 9 (0.65%) Snort
Systems Management
1 57 (4.12%) Puppet
2 50 (3.61%) SCCM
3 49 (3.54%) FortiGate
4 44 (3.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 28 (2.02%) NetBackup
5 28 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
7 25 (1.81%) Nagios
8 21 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 19 (1.37%) SCOM
10 13 (0.94%) Cacti
10 13 (0.94%) WSUS
11 12 (0.87%) Backup Exec
12 10 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
12 10 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
13 8 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (0.58%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.51%) Ansible
14 7 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 340 (24.57%) VMware
2 257 (18.57%) Microsoft
3 244 (17.63%) CheckPoint
4 242 (17.49%) Juniper
5 173 (12.50%) F5
6 151 (10.91%) Citrix
7 141 (10.19%) HP
8 100 (7.23%) Palo Alto
9 96 (6.94%) NetApp
10 93 (6.72%) EMC
11 89 (6.43%) SolarWinds
12 63 (4.55%) Oracle
13 62 (4.48%) Riverbed
14 56 (4.05%) Fortinet
15 55 (3.97%) Blue Coat
16 49 (3.54%) Red Hat
17 46 (3.32%) Dell
18 45 (3.25%) Avaya
19 42 (3.03%) Aruba
20 37 (2.67%) Intel Security
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