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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 49 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 883 756 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.93% 3.29% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 7.45% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 487 308
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 41
Average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £15.93 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.06 £17.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.56% -11.26%
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
9992 10141 9696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.43% 44.11% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6466 6663 6075
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 209 267
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £33.78 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +8 237 £363 +3.12% 68
Hounslow +2 8 £413 -
Ilford - 8 £500 -
Docklands, London +1 5 £318 -25.29%
Croydon -17 5 £450 -18.18% 2
Canary Wharf 0 4 £500 +24.22%
New Malden - 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £278 - 2
Harrow - 3 £300 -
Bromley - 2 £336 -
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 1 £425 +150.00%
Twickenham -9 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £350 -
Enfield - 1 £450 - 1
Wembley - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £138 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 730 (41.88%) Firewall
2 652 (37.41%) Cisco Certification
3 598 (34.31%) Windows
4 488 (28.00%) VMware
5 458 (26.28%) LAN
6 437 (25.07%) WAN
7 401 (23.01%) CCNP
8 370 (21.23%) Juniper
8 370 (21.23%) Finance
9 355 (20.37%) Microsoft
10 342 (19.62%) CheckPoint
11 317 (18.19%) F5
12 312 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
13 298 (17.10%) Active Directory
14 295 (16.92%) VPN
14 295 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 270 (15.49%) SAN
15 270 (15.49%) BGP
16 266 (15.26%) Citrix
17 263 (15.09%) CCNA
18 259 (14.86%) MPLS
19 258 (14.80%) Wireless
20 249 (14.29%) Network Security
21 248 (14.23%) Linux
22 243 (13.94%) ITIL
23 235 (13.48%) OSPF
23 235 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
24 218 (12.51%) DNS
25 213 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
26 206 (11.82%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 148 (8.49%) MS Exchange
2 84 (4.82%) Lync
3 69 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (2.58%) IIS
5 38 (2.18%) SharePoint
6 34 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 28 (1.61%) Apache
9 25 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 10 (0.57%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
12 9 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.34%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.34%) nginx
15 5 (0.29%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 133 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 102 (5.85%) MS Office
3 32 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 30 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.46%) MS Project
6 7 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.057%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.40%) RMDS
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.11%) Kondor+
4 2 (0.11%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.057%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.26%) Office 365
4 14 (0.80%) IaaS
5 9 (0.52%) SaaS
6 8 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.29%) PaaS
10 4 (0.23%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.057%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.057%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 730 (41.88%) Firewall
2 458 (26.28%) LAN
3 437 (25.07%) WAN
4 312 (17.90%) Cisco ASA
5 295 (16.92%) VPN
6 270 (15.49%) SAN
6 270 (15.49%) BGP
7 259 (14.86%) MPLS
8 258 (14.80%) Wireless
9 249 (14.29%) Network Security
10 235 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 235 (13.48%) OSPF
11 218 (12.51%) DNS
12 206 (11.82%) TCP/IP
13 167 (9.58%) VoIP
14 144 (8.26%) Cisco IOS
15 137 (7.86%) VLAN
16 135 (7.75%) DHCP
17 132 (7.57%) EIGRP
18 102 (5.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.86%) MongoDB
3 14 (0.80%) MySQL
4 13 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 12 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.57%) Big Data
8 9 (0.52%) HBase
8 9 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.29%) DB2
11 4 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.23%) EDRMS
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.11%) Riak
13 2 (0.11%) Mahout
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (0.29%) MSI
2 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.057%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.057%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.057%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.057%) Gerrit
3 1 (0.057%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.057%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.057%) Ant
3 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.057%) Introscope
General
1 370 (21.23%) Finance
2 153 (8.78%) Banking
3 95 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 55 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 33 (1.89%) Retail
6 22 (1.26%) Games
7 16 (0.92%) Multimedia
7 16 (0.92%) Marketing
8 15 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.75%) Law
9 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.63%) Legal
10 11 (0.63%) Local Government
11 9 (0.52%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.46%) Back Office
13 7 (0.40%) Publishing
14 6 (0.34%) Advertising
15 5 (0.29%) Electronics
16 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 527 (30.24%) Network Engineer
2 150 (8.61%) Consultant
3 148 (8.49%) Architect
3 148 (8.49%) Analyst
4 101 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 101 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 96 (5.51%) Support Engineer
6 89 (5.11%) Security Engineer
7 76 (4.36%) Administrator
8 68 (3.90%) Project Manager
9 66 (3.79%) Network Security Engineer
10 65 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 56 (3.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 56 (3.21%) Support Analyst
12 55 (3.16%) Network Support
13 54 (3.10%) Network Architect
14 50 (2.87%) Voice Engineer
15 49 (2.81%) Systems Administrator
16 44 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
16 44 (2.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.89%) Web Services
2 31 (1.78%) XMPP
3 21 (1.20%) HTML
4 15 (0.86%) .NET
4 15 (0.86%) Middleware
5 14 (0.80%) SOAP
6 13 (0.75%) XML
7 9 (0.52%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.52%) JSP
8 8 (0.46%) Rendezvous
9 7 (0.40%) XSLT
10 6 (0.34%) REST
10 6 (0.34%) libvirt
11 5 (0.29%) Application Packaging
11 5 (0.29%) HTML5
11 5 (0.29%) Twisted
11 5 (0.29%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (0.29%) MAPI
12 4 (0.23%) LAMP
13 3 (0.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 77 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.56%) Video Conferencing
3 61 (3.50%) Blackberry
4 39 (2.24%) PKI
5 34 (1.95%) Clustering
6 32 (1.84%) Thin Client
6 32 (1.84%) Fat Client
7 27 (1.55%) Symmetrix
8 24 (1.38%) iPhone
9 21 (1.20%) FlexPod
10 20 (1.15%) Replication
11 19 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 17 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 17 (0.98%) Symmetrix DMX
12 17 (0.98%) Online Games
13 16 (0.92%) IVR
14 13 (0.75%) CLARiiON
14 13 (0.75%) NHS
14 13 (0.75%) Computer Science
15 12 (0.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 598 (34.31%) Windows
2 248 (14.23%) Linux
3 213 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 130 (7.46%) UNIX
7 101 (5.79%) Windows 7
8 73 (4.19%) Solaris
9 46 (2.64%) Windows XP
10 38 (2.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (2.01%) HPUX
12 30 (1.72%) Android
13 22 (1.26%) Windows 8
14 21 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 16 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 15 (0.86%) CentOS
17 11 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
17 11 (0.63%) Windows 2000
18 10 (0.57%) SUSE
19 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (13.94%) ITIL
2 172 (9.87%) Load Balancing
3 130 (7.46%) Migration
4 113 (6.48%) Project Management
5 108 (6.20%) Network Design
6 91 (5.22%) Change Management
7 87 (4.99%) Network Management
8 83 (4.76%) Service Management
9 67 (3.84%) Incident Management
10 61 (3.50%) E-Commerce
11 53 (3.04%) PRINCE2
11 53 (3.04%) Service Delivery
12 45 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
12 45 (2.58%) Low Latency
13 42 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
13 42 (2.41%) Information Security
14 40 (2.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 40 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
15 39 (2.24%) Mentoring
15 39 (2.24%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 120 (6.88%) SQL
2 52 (2.98%) Perl
3 50 (2.87%) Python
4 39 (2.24%) C
5 30 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 27 (1.55%) PowerShell
7 20 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 16 (0.92%) Java
8 16 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.57%) Korn
10 5 (0.29%) Ruby
11 4 (0.23%) VB
12 3 (0.17%) PHP
13 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.11%) C++
13 2 (0.11%) VBA
13 2 (0.11%) Lisp
13 2 (0.11%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.057%) C#
14 1 (0.057%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 652 (37.41%) Cisco Certification
2 401 (23.01%) CCNP
3 263 (15.09%) CCNA
4 132 (7.57%) CCIE
5 120 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 100 (5.74%) Security Cleared
7 79 (4.53%) MCSE
8 74 (4.25%) SC Cleared
9 63 (3.61%) Degree
10 61 (3.50%) MCITP
11 59 (3.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (2.52%) CISSP
13 40 (2.29%) CCSE
14 24 (1.38%) MCP
15 22 (1.26%) MCSA
16 21 (1.20%) CCDP
16 21 (1.20%) CCVP
17 19 (1.09%) CCSA
17 19 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
17 19 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.13%) SLA
2 19 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.75%) QA
6 8 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.29%) GPG13
8 3 (0.17%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.057%) PMBOK
System Software
1 298 (17.10%) Active Directory
2 295 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (6.08%) vSphere
4 99 (5.68%) Hyper-V
5 66 (3.79%) XenApp
6 49 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
7 34 (1.95%) Xen
8 31 (1.78%) VMware ESX
9 30 (1.72%) NFS
10 29 (1.66%) ProxySG
11 27 (1.55%) XenServer
11 27 (1.55%) XenDesktop
12 25 (1.43%) SRDF
13 20 (1.15%) vCloud
14 14 (0.80%) NLBS
15 13 (0.75%) KVM
16 12 (0.69%) Docker
16 12 (0.69%) ISA Server
17 10 (0.57%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 81 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (2.07%) SCCM
3 35 (2.01%) Cisco UCCE
3 35 (2.01%) Cisco UCCX
4 30 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 28 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 27 (1.55%) Puppet
7 23 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 22 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
8 22 (1.26%) SCOM
8 22 (1.26%) Cisco IPCC
9 21 (1.20%) NetBackup
9 21 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
9 21 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
10 20 (1.15%) RANCID
11 19 (1.09%) Backup Exec
11 19 (1.09%) WSUS
12 17 (0.98%) Nagios
12 17 (0.98%) AirWatch
13 16 (0.92%) OpenView
Vendors
1 488 (28.00%) VMware
2 370 (21.23%) Juniper
3 355 (20.37%) Microsoft
4 342 (19.62%) CheckPoint
5 317 (18.19%) F5
6 266 (15.26%) Citrix
7 187 (10.73%) HP
8 166 (9.52%) NetApp
9 137 (7.86%) Blue Coat
10 125 (7.17%) EMC
11 109 (6.25%) SolarWinds
12 97 (5.57%) Oracle
13 89 (5.11%) IBM
14 78 (4.48%) Red Hat
15 71 (4.07%) Infoblox
16 64 (3.67%) Brocade
17 58 (3.33%) Dell
18 56 (3.21%) Fortinet
19 54 (3.10%) Riverbed
20 51 (2.93%) Avaya
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £385 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £100 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Great working environment
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago