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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 46 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 964 758 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.97% 3.00% 3.07%
As % of the Vendors category 8.84% 6.61% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 457 472
Average daily rate
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£388 £387 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £228 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 36
Average hourly rate £21.50 £23.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £15.30 £14.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
10902 11470 11462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.87% 45.42% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7291 7557 7116
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 229 305
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.75 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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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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 +19 275 £375 -3.22% 81
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £315 -18.70% 4
Bromley +2 8 £363 -48.21%
Croydon -9 7 £400 -23.44% 5
Hounslow +6 6 - -
Docklands, London +17 5 £525 -12.50%
Canary Wharf +17 4 £338 -20.58%
Hayes - 3 - - 1
Feltham - 2 £363 -
Uxbridge -6 1 - - 3
Harrow - 1 £400 -
New Malden - 1 - - 3
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 746 (42.12%) Firewall
2 587 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
3 539 (30.43%) Windows
4 463 (26.14%) WAN
5 440 (24.84%) LAN
6 431 (24.34%) VMware
7 372 (21.01%) CCNP
8 369 (20.84%) CheckPoint
9 368 (20.78%) Finance
10 350 (19.76%) Microsoft
11 341 (19.25%) Juniper
12 320 (18.07%) Active Directory
13 300 (16.94%) VPN
14 287 (16.21%) BGP
15 261 (14.74%) F5
16 253 (14.29%) DNS
17 251 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
18 248 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 242 (13.66%) Linux
20 234 (13.21%) ITIL
21 231 (13.04%) SAN
22 225 (12.70%) CCNA
23 223 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
24 217 (12.25%) HP
24 217 (12.25%) OSPF
24 217 (12.25%) Wireless
25 210 (11.86%) MS Exchange
26 207 (11.69%) Citrix
27 203 (11.46%) Network Security
28 199 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 210 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 120 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (3.73%) SharePoint
4 64 (3.61%) IIS
5 53 (2.99%) Apache
6 52 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 46 (2.60%) Lync
7 46 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 20 (1.13%) JBoss
9 13 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (0.56%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.40%) LiveLink
14 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.28%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 122 (6.89%) MS Office
2 118 (6.66%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.07%) MS Project
5 14 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.11%) EPLAN
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.056%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.17%) RMDS
4 1 (0.056%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.056%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.056%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.24%) Office 365
2 15 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.34%) SaaS
3 6 (0.34%) PaaS
4 5 (0.28%) IaaS
4 5 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.056%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 746 (42.12%) Firewall
2 463 (26.14%) WAN
3 440 (24.84%) LAN
4 300 (16.94%) VPN
5 287 (16.21%) BGP
6 253 (14.29%) DNS
7 251 (14.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 231 (13.04%) SAN
9 223 (12.59%) Cisco ASA
10 217 (12.25%) OSPF
10 217 (12.25%) Wireless
11 203 (11.46%) Network Security
12 198 (11.18%) TCP/IP
13 190 (10.73%) MPLS
14 167 (9.43%) DHCP
15 149 (8.41%) VoIP
16 143 (8.07%) EIGRP
17 131 (7.40%) VLAN
18 119 (6.72%) Cisco IOS
19 107 (6.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (1.36%) DB2
4 16 (0.90%) Oracle Database
5 15 (0.85%) MySQL
6 12 (0.68%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.40%) HBase
10 6 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.34%) Big Data
11 5 (0.28%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.23%) Riak
12 4 (0.23%) Mahout
12 4 (0.23%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Hudson
1 19 (1.07%) Jenkins
2 9 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.40%) MSI
4 3 (0.17%) JIRA
5 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.056%) Ant
6 1 (0.056%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.056%) ProC
6 1 (0.056%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.056%) FrontPage
General
1 368 (20.78%) Finance
2 181 (10.22%) Banking
3 114 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 53 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.37%) Retail
6 31 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 25 (1.41%) Spanish Language
8 20 (1.13%) Marketing
9 19 (1.07%) Legal
10 18 (1.02%) Law
11 15 (0.85%) French Language
12 13 (0.73%) Back Office
13 12 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
13 12 (0.68%) Advertising
14 8 (0.45%) Games
15 7 (0.40%) Publishing
15 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
15 7 (0.40%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.40%) German Language
15 7 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 425 (24.00%) Network Engineer
2 192 (10.84%) Architect
3 187 (10.56%) Consultant
4 182 (10.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 128 (7.23%) Analyst
6 114 (6.44%) Security Engineer
7 103 (5.82%) Project Manager
8 95 (5.36%) Support Engineer
9 79 (4.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 78 (4.40%) Network Consultant
11 74 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 72 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
13 60 (3.39%) Senior Network Engineer
14 57 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
14 57 (3.22%) Infrastructure Architect
15 52 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
16 50 (2.82%) Support Analyst
16 50 (2.82%) Network Architect
17 48 (2.71%) Network Support
18 45 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.81%) XMPP
2 18 (1.02%) .NET
3 15 (0.85%) Web Services
4 14 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
4 14 (0.79%) CSS
4 14 (0.79%) Middleware
5 12 (0.68%) VXML
6 11 (0.62%) Regular Expression
7 8 (0.45%) XML
8 7 (0.40%) HTML
8 7 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.40%) Application Packaging
9 6 (0.34%) SOAP
10 5 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.23%) LAMP
12 3 (0.17%) XSLT
12 3 (0.17%) JSP
12 3 (0.17%) Rendezvous
12 3 (0.17%) REST
12 3 (0.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 72 (4.07%) Blackberry
2 55 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 50 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.37%) Clustering
6 34 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 32 (1.81%) Replication
8 29 (1.64%) FlexPod
9 25 (1.41%) CESG
10 23 (1.30%) Thin Client
10 23 (1.30%) Fat Client
11 22 (1.24%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.13%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.02%) Open Source
14 17 (0.96%) PKI
15 15 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
16 12 (0.68%) RMADS
17 10 (0.56%) NHS
18 9 (0.51%) CLARiiON
19 8 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 539 (30.43%) Windows
2 242 (13.66%) Linux
3 199 (11.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 147 (8.30%) Windows 7
5 131 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 118 (6.66%) UNIX
7 90 (5.08%) Windows XP
8 74 (4.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 46 (2.60%) Solaris
10 35 (1.98%) Windows 8
11 33 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (1.02%) SUSE
14 17 (0.96%) AIX
15 15 (0.85%) Android
16 14 (0.79%) Mac OS X
17 10 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.51%) Windows 2000
18 9 (0.51%) HPUX
18 9 (0.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (13.21%) ITIL
2 188 (10.62%) Migration
3 148 (8.36%) Load Balancing
4 117 (6.61%) Project Management
5 116 (6.55%) Network Design
6 115 (6.49%) Service Management
7 77 (4.35%) Change Management
8 76 (4.29%) Service Delivery
9 59 (3.33%) PRINCE2
10 58 (3.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (3.22%) Network Architecture
12 51 (2.88%) Network Management
13 46 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
13 46 (2.60%) Mentoring
14 43 (2.43%) Problem Management
15 42 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (2.37%) DevOps
16 38 (2.15%) Business Continuity
17 37 (2.09%) BCP
17 37 (2.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 135 (7.62%) SQL
2 48 (2.71%) Perl
3 41 (2.32%) PowerShell
4 15 (0.85%) VB
5 14 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 14 (0.79%) Python
6 13 (0.73%) Shell Script
7 12 (0.68%) Java
8 10 (0.56%) VBA
9 9 (0.51%) VBScript
10 8 (0.45%) R
10 8 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 8 (0.45%) C
10 8 (0.45%) C++
11 4 (0.23%) C#
12 2 (0.11%) Ruby
12 2 (0.11%) Tcl
12 2 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 587 (33.15%) Cisco Certification
2 372 (21.01%) CCNP
3 225 (12.70%) CCNA
4 150 (8.47%) CCIE
5 92 (5.19%) Security Cleared
6 78 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 69 (3.90%) Degree
9 55 (3.11%) CCSE
10 51 (2.88%) CCDP
11 49 (2.77%) MCSE
12 45 (2.54%) CISSP
13 34 (1.92%) CCVP
14 28 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 25 (1.41%) MCP
16 23 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (1.19%) CCSA
17 21 (1.19%) CCDA
18 20 (1.13%) MCITP
19 19 (1.07%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.44%) SLA
2 32 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 17 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.45%) QA
6 6 (0.34%) COBIT
7 3 (0.17%) GPG13
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 320 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 248 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 73 (4.12%) vSphere
5 63 (3.56%) XenApp
6 41 (2.32%) VMware ESX
7 28 (1.58%) Xen
8 27 (1.52%) NFS
8 27 (1.52%) Snort
9 22 (1.24%) ProxySG
10 21 (1.19%) NLBS
11 20 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 17 (0.96%) XenServer
14 16 (0.90%) XenDesktop
15 15 (0.85%) Firmware
16 14 (0.79%) vCloud
17 12 (0.68%) FreeRADIUS
18 10 (0.56%) SRDF
19 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 86 (4.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 74 (4.18%) SCCM
3 48 (2.71%) Cisco UCCE
4 42 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 38 (2.15%) Cisco UCCX
6 35 (1.98%) SCOM
7 29 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
8 27 (1.52%) Backup Exec
9 26 (1.47%) WSUS
9 26 (1.47%) Tivoli
10 24 (1.36%) NetBackup
11 23 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (1.19%) Puppet
13 19 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (1.07%) Ansible
14 17 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
15 14 (0.79%) RANCID
15 14 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
16 13 (0.73%) OpenNMS
17 12 (0.68%) OPNET
Vendors
1 431 (24.34%) VMware
2 369 (20.84%) CheckPoint
3 350 (19.76%) Microsoft
4 341 (19.25%) Juniper
5 261 (14.74%) F5
6 217 (12.25%) HP
7 207 (11.69%) Citrix
8 119 (6.72%) NetApp
9 113 (6.38%) EMC
10 101 (5.70%) Blue Coat
11 93 (5.25%) Oracle
12 88 (4.97%) IBM
13 69 (3.90%) SolarWinds
14 65 (3.67%) Symantec
15 60 (3.39%) Dell
16 54 (3.05%) Avaya
17 42 (2.37%) Riverbed
18 41 (2.32%) Sourcefire
18 41 (2.32%) Websense
19 40 (2.26%) CA
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