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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 42 71 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1014 684 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.21% 2.76% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 6.06% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 446 383
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.14 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
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
10611 11288 10316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.10% 45.56% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7451 6438
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 234 299
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.68 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £44.00
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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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 +34 277 £375 -6.25% 82
Hounslow +12 11 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 9 £310 -20.12% 1
Bromley +7 8 £550 -21.42% 1
Canary Wharf +16 7 £338 -18.18%
Croydon -10 5 £400 -23.44% 2
Docklands, London +9 3 £600 +33.33%
Uxbridge +2 3 £288 +51.31% 1
Feltham +4 2 £363 - 1
Hayes - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £468 -
Paddington +5 1 - -
Romford +2 1 - -
Greenwich 0 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £400 -
Ealing - 1 £225 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - - 1
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 827 (43.90%) Firewall
2 636 (33.76%) Cisco Certification
3 585 (31.05%) Windows
4 486 (25.80%) WAN
5 471 (25.00%) LAN
6 452 (23.99%) VMware
7 401 (21.28%) CheckPoint
8 398 (21.13%) CCNP
9 378 (20.06%) Finance
10 365 (19.37%) Juniper
11 364 (19.32%) Microsoft
12 336 (17.83%) Active Directory
13 334 (17.73%) BGP
14 325 (17.25%) VPN
15 288 (15.29%) F5
16 271 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 268 (14.23%) OSPF
18 263 (13.96%) Cisco ASA
19 261 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
20 258 (13.69%) DNS
21 250 (13.27%) Linux
22 248 (13.16%) SAN
23 244 (12.95%) ITIL
24 230 (12.21%) CCNA
25 222 (11.78%) Network Security
26 219 (11.62%) Wireless
27 216 (11.46%) Citrix
28 215 (11.41%) MPLS
29 211 (11.20%) TCP/IP
30 207 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 206 (10.93%) MS Exchange
2 119 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (3.72%) Lync
4 68 (3.61%) IIS
5 64 (3.40%) SharePoint
6 51 (2.71%) Apache
7 43 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 42 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 40 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 20 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (0.85%) JBoss
12 14 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (0.58%) IBM Notes
14 10 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.37%) LiveLink
17 5 (0.27%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.27%) Tomcat
18 3 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 119 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 114 (6.05%) MS Office
3 21 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.80%) MS Project
5 14 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.053%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.053%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.17%) Office 365
2 21 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.53%) SaaS
4 7 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.32%) IaaS
6 5 (0.27%) PaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
9 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 827 (43.90%) Firewall
2 486 (25.80%) WAN
3 471 (25.00%) LAN
4 334 (17.73%) BGP
5 325 (17.25%) VPN
6 271 (14.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 268 (14.23%) OSPF
8 263 (13.96%) Cisco ASA
9 258 (13.69%) DNS
10 248 (13.16%) SAN
11 222 (11.78%) Network Security
12 219 (11.62%) Wireless
13 215 (11.41%) MPLS
14 211 (11.20%) TCP/IP
15 169 (8.97%) DHCP
16 158 (8.39%) EIGRP
17 150 (7.96%) VoIP
18 147 (7.80%) VLAN
19 125 (6.63%) Internet
20 116 (6.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (5.89%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.11%) DB2
4 16 (0.85%) MySQL
4 16 (0.85%) MongoDB
5 15 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 10 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
8 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.42%) HBase
10 7 (0.37%) Big Data
11 5 (0.27%) HCatalog
11 5 (0.27%) MarkLogic
11 5 (0.27%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.27%) Sqoop
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.27%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 15 (0.80%) Hudson
1 15 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.27%) MSI
4 4 (0.21%) JIRA
5 2 (0.11%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.053%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.053%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.053%) ProC
6 1 (0.053%) Introscope
General
1 378 (20.06%) Finance
2 200 (10.62%) Banking
3 137 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 59 (3.13%) Retail
5 58 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 24 (1.27%) Financial Institution
7 21 (1.11%) Law
8 20 (1.06%) Spanish Language
8 20 (1.06%) Marketing
9 19 (1.01%) Legal
10 15 (0.80%) Games
11 12 (0.64%) Back Office
12 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.48%) French Language
13 9 (0.48%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.32%) Advertising
14 6 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
14 6 (0.32%) German Language
15 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 493 (26.17%) Network Engineer
2 207 (10.99%) Architect
3 186 (9.87%) Consultant
4 184 (9.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 140 (7.43%) Analyst
6 115 (6.10%) Support Engineer
7 113 (6.00%) Security Engineer
8 96 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 92 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 80 (4.25%) Network Security Engineer
11 74 (3.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 65 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
13 64 (3.40%) Network Consultant
14 60 (3.18%) Network Architect
15 56 (2.97%) Support Analyst
15 56 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 53 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
17 52 (2.76%) Voice Engineer
18 48 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
18 48 (2.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.70%) XMPP
2 22 (1.17%) .NET
3 17 (0.90%) Web Services
4 15 (0.80%) Middleware
5 14 (0.74%) CSS
6 12 (0.64%) Regular Expression
7 10 (0.53%) VXML
7 10 (0.53%) SOAP
8 8 (0.42%) HTML
9 6 (0.32%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.32%) XML
10 5 (0.27%) Application Packaging
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.21%) LAMP
11 4 (0.21%) JSP
11 4 (0.21%) REST
12 3 (0.16%) Java EE
12 3 (0.16%) XSLT
12 3 (0.16%) Rendezvous
13 2 (0.11%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (3.56%) Blackberry
2 65 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 61 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.34%) Clustering
6 37 (1.96%) FlexPod
7 32 (1.70%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.65%) Replication
9 25 (1.33%) CESG
10 22 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.06%) Thin Client
11 20 (1.06%) Fat Client
12 18 (0.96%) PKI
13 16 (0.85%) Hedge funds
14 15 (0.80%) Open Source
14 15 (0.80%) CESG CLAS
15 12 (0.64%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.64%) Online Games
16 11 (0.58%) RMADS
17 10 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 585 (31.05%) Windows
2 250 (13.27%) Linux
3 207 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 148 (7.86%) Windows 7
5 133 (7.06%) UNIX
6 129 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 103 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 92 (4.88%) Windows XP
9 57 (3.03%) Solaris
10 41 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (1.86%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
13 19 (1.01%) Android
13 19 (1.01%) SUSE
14 16 (0.85%) AIX
14 16 (0.85%) HPUX
15 13 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.64%) CentOS
17 11 (0.58%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (12.95%) ITIL
2 175 (9.29%) Migration
3 161 (8.55%) Load Balancing
4 133 (7.06%) Network Design
5 124 (6.58%) Service Management
6 116 (6.16%) Project Management
7 98 (5.20%) Change Management
8 71 (3.77%) Service Delivery
9 67 (3.56%) Network Architecture
10 60 (3.18%) Network Management
11 59 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 55 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
13 53 (2.81%) PRINCE2
14 47 (2.49%) Mentoring
15 41 (2.18%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (2.18%) Problem Management
15 41 (2.18%) DevOps
16 40 (2.12%) Change Control
17 39 (2.07%) Incident Management
18 36 (1.91%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 131 (6.95%) SQL
2 58 (3.08%) Perl
3 35 (1.86%) PowerShell
4 21 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 16 (0.85%) Python
6 13 (0.69%) Bash Shell
6 13 (0.69%) Java
7 11 (0.58%) VB
8 9 (0.48%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.48%) C++
9 8 (0.42%) VBA
9 8 (0.42%) R
10 7 (0.37%) VBScript
11 6 (0.32%) C
12 3 (0.16%) C#
13 2 (0.11%) Tcl
13 2 (0.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 636 (33.76%) Cisco Certification
2 398 (21.13%) CCNP
3 230 (12.21%) CCNA
4 172 (9.13%) CCIE
5 92 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 79 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (3.82%) SC Cleared
8 66 (3.50%) Degree
9 58 (3.08%) CCDP
10 52 (2.76%) CCSE
11 48 (2.55%) MCSE
12 44 (2.34%) CISSP
13 35 (1.86%) CCVP
14 32 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (1.59%) CCSA
16 25 (1.33%) MCP
17 22 (1.17%) CCSP
17 22 (1.17%) MCSA
18 21 (1.11%) CCDA
19 20 (1.06%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.45%) SLA
2 31 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.11%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (0.37%) QA
6 4 (0.21%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) GPG13
7 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 336 (17.83%) Active Directory
2 261 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 82 (4.35%) vSphere
5 59 (3.13%) XenApp
6 45 (2.39%) VMware ESX
7 34 (1.80%) ProxySG
7 34 (1.80%) Xen
8 29 (1.54%) NFS
9 27 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.43%) Snort
10 19 (1.01%) NLBS
11 17 (0.90%) XenServer
11 17 (0.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 16 (0.85%) Firmware
13 15 (0.80%) vCloud
13 15 (0.80%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
15 10 (0.53%) SRDF
15 10 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 97 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
2 66 (3.50%) SCCM
3 47 (2.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 44 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
5 38 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 37 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
7 31 (1.65%) SCOM
8 28 (1.49%) WSUS
9 25 (1.33%) Backup Exec
10 24 (1.27%) NetBackup
10 24 (1.27%) Tivoli
11 21 (1.11%) Puppet
11 21 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
12 20 (1.06%) RANCID
13 18 (0.96%) OpenNMS
13 18 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
14 15 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (0.80%) FortiGate
14 15 (0.80%) Ansible
15 13 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 452 (23.99%) VMware
2 401 (21.28%) CheckPoint
3 365 (19.37%) Juniper
4 364 (19.32%) Microsoft
5 288 (15.29%) F5
6 216 (11.46%) Citrix
7 206 (10.93%) HP
8 132 (7.01%) NetApp
9 111 (5.89%) EMC
10 107 (5.68%) Blue Coat
11 89 (4.72%) Oracle
11 89 (4.72%) IBM
12 69 (3.66%) Dell
13 61 (3.24%) Symantec
13 61 (3.24%) Riverbed
14 59 (3.13%) Avaya
15 57 (3.03%) Red Hat
15 57 (3.03%) SolarWinds
16 45 (2.39%) CA
17 40 (2.12%) Brocade
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day London or Oxford
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £130.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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