The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 56 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 782 561 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.23% 2.60% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 7.26% 5.64% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 314 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 43
Average hourly rate £22.25 £29.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.27% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.62 £15.95 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 252 £350 -4.43% 73
Croydon +4 20 £550 +44.73%
Uxbridge -2 5 £250 -
Docklands, London -1 4 £428 +22.14%
Twickenham - 3 £108 - 2
Canary Wharf +24 2 £403 -23.33%
Chiswick - 2 £170 -
Hounslow +7 1 - -
Hayes +2 1 £400 +100.00% 2
Greenwich 0 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £170 - 3
Enfield - 1 - - 3
Feltham - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 4
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 490 (35.38%) Firewall
2 476 (34.37%) Cisco Certification
3 470 (33.94%) Windows
4 343 (24.77%) WAN
5 336 (24.26%) VMware
6 306 (22.09%) LAN
7 294 (21.23%) CCNP
8 290 (20.94%) Microsoft
9 270 (19.49%) Finance
10 263 (18.99%) Juniper
11 236 (17.04%) CheckPoint
12 226 (16.32%) Active Directory
13 217 (15.67%) ITIL
14 208 (15.02%) Citrix
15 200 (14.44%) SAN
16 199 (14.37%) CCNA
16 199 (14.37%) VPN
16 199 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 198 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 197 (14.22%) Linux
19 194 (14.01%) TCP/IP
20 192 (13.86%) HP
21 185 (13.36%) MS Exchange
21 185 (13.36%) Network Security
22 183 (13.21%) EMC
23 181 (13.07%) VoIP
24 173 (12.49%) BGP
25 163 (11.77%) Cisco ASA
26 160 (11.55%) DNS
27 159 (11.48%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 185 (13.36%) MS Exchange
2 111 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 72 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 57 (4.12%) SharePoint
5 44 (3.18%) Lync
6 41 (2.96%) Apache
7 39 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 37 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 29 (2.09%) IIS
10 20 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (1.37%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.23%) IBM Notes
13 15 (1.08%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
16 8 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
17 7 (0.51%) Lotus Domino
18 6 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
19 5 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 76 (5.49%) MS Office
2 73 (5.27%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.72%) MS Project
5 7 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.072%) SPSS
8 1 (0.072%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.072%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) RMDS
2 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.43%) Agresso
3 5 (0.36%) assyst
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.87%) Office 365
2 9 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.36%) IaaS
4 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.29%) SaaS
4 4 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.14%) PaaS
5 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.072%) Route 53
6 1 (0.072%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.072%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 490 (35.38%) Firewall
2 343 (24.77%) WAN
3 306 (22.09%) LAN
4 200 (14.44%) SAN
5 199 (14.37%) VPN
6 194 (14.01%) TCP/IP
7 185 (13.36%) Network Security
8 181 (13.07%) VoIP
9 173 (12.49%) BGP
10 163 (11.77%) Cisco ASA
11 160 (11.55%) DNS
12 158 (11.41%) Wireless
13 148 (10.69%) MPLS
14 144 (10.40%) OSPF
15 117 (8.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 113 (8.16%) DHCP
17 99 (7.15%) EIGRP
18 94 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
19 88 (6.35%) VLAN
20 77 (5.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.59%) MySQL
4 16 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 10 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.65%) DB2
9 8 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.58%) HBase
10 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.14%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Big Data
12 2 (0.14%) DataStage
12 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.072%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Git (software)
1 8 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.29%) Mercurial
3 4 (0.29%) Hudson
3 4 (0.29%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.29%) Eclipse
4 3 (0.22%) Subversion
4 3 (0.22%) JIRA
5 2 (0.14%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.14%) RequisitePro
5 2 (0.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.14%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.14%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.14%) Ant
6 1 (0.072%) JMeter
6 1 (0.072%) JUnit
6 1 (0.072%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.072%) FishEye
6 1 (0.072%) GDB
General
1 270 (19.49%) Finance
2 149 (10.76%) Banking
3 95 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 46 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.74%) Law
6 34 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.31%) Retail
8 27 (1.95%) Legal
9 21 (1.52%) Back Office
9 21 (1.52%) French Language
10 12 (0.87%) Advertising
11 9 (0.65%) German Language
11 9 (0.65%) Marketing
12 7 (0.51%) Front Office
13 6 (0.43%) Billing
14 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
14 5 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 329 (23.75%) Network Engineer
2 173 (12.49%) Architect
3 134 (9.68%) Analyst
4 111 (8.01%) Cisco Engineer
5 94 (6.79%) Security Engineer
6 91 (6.57%) Consultant
7 88 (6.35%) Support Engineer
8 82 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 63 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
10 61 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
11 58 (4.19%) Project Manager
12 56 (4.04%) Administrator
13 53 (3.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 44 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
15 43 (3.10%) Network Architect
16 39 (2.82%) Network Analyst
17 37 (2.67%) Network Support
17 37 (2.67%) Senior Network Engineer
17 37 (2.67%) Storage Engineer
18 35 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.73%) XMPP
2 20 (1.44%) XML
3 19 (1.37%) Middleware
4 12 (0.87%) Application Packaging
4 12 (0.87%) HTML
5 9 (0.65%) XSLT
6 8 (0.58%) Rendezvous
6 8 (0.58%) .NET
6 8 (0.58%) LAMP
7 7 (0.51%) DCOM
8 6 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.36%) Web Services
9 5 (0.36%) VXML
10 3 (0.22%) WSH
10 3 (0.22%) SOAP
10 3 (0.22%) JSON
11 2 (0.14%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.14%) Ajax
11 2 (0.14%) jQuery
11 2 (0.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.78%) Blackberry
2 59 (4.26%) Clustering
3 43 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
4 36 (2.60%) Replication
5 30 (2.17%) Symmetrix DMX
6 28 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.52%) CLARiiON
7 21 (1.52%) iPhone
8 19 (1.37%) PKI
9 16 (1.16%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.16%) Open Source
10 12 (0.87%) EqualLogic
11 11 (0.79%) NHS
11 11 (0.79%) iPad
11 11 (0.79%) Computer Science
12 10 (0.72%) Statistics
12 10 (0.72%) Celerra
13 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.58%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 470 (33.94%) Windows
2 198 (14.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 197 (14.22%) Linux
4 127 (9.17%) Windows 7
5 122 (8.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 110 (7.94%) UNIX
7 88 (6.35%) Windows XP
8 64 (4.62%) Solaris
9 60 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 59 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (1.81%) Windows 2000
12 20 (1.44%) VMS
13 18 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 15 (1.08%) HPUX
14 15 (1.08%) Android
15 14 (1.01%) AIX
16 12 (0.87%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
18 8 (0.58%) CentOS
19 7 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (15.67%) ITIL
2 85 (6.14%) Migration
3 75 (5.42%) Project Management
4 72 (5.20%) Load Balancing
5 70 (5.05%) Change Management
6 67 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 60 (4.33%) Service Delivery
8 58 (4.19%) Network Management
9 48 (3.47%) Network Design
10 44 (3.18%) Problem Management
11 40 (2.89%) Capacity Management
12 38 (2.74%) Service Management
13 35 (2.53%) Incident Management
14 34 (2.45%) PRINCE2
15 31 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
16 30 (2.17%) Data Management
17 28 (2.02%) SIEM
17 28 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (1.95%) Configuration Management
18 27 (1.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 122 (8.81%) SQL
2 50 (3.61%) Perl
3 33 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 31 (2.24%) Java
5 28 (2.02%) C
6 19 (1.37%) Python
7 16 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 14 (1.01%) VB
10 9 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 9 (0.65%) PHP
10 9 (0.65%) Ruby
11 7 (0.51%) Korn
12 6 (0.43%) VBScript
12 6 (0.43%) C#
12 6 (0.43%) LotusScript
13 4 (0.29%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.29%) C++
13 4 (0.29%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 476 (34.37%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (21.23%) CCNP
3 199 (14.37%) CCNA
4 122 (8.81%) CCIE
5 89 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 84 (6.06%) Security Cleared
7 67 (4.84%) MCSE
8 62 (4.48%) SC Cleared
9 58 (4.19%) Degree
10 44 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (2.82%) MCITP
12 28 (2.02%) CCDP
13 27 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
13 27 (1.95%) CISSP
14 26 (1.88%) CCVP
15 25 (1.81%) CCSE
15 25 (1.81%) MCP
16 24 (1.73%) JNCIS
17 23 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.09%) SLA
2 16 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.72%) QA
5 7 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 226 (16.32%) Active Directory
2 199 (14.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (5.63%) XenApp
4 60 (4.33%) VMware ESX
5 48 (3.47%) SRDF
6 45 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 45 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (2.60%) XenDesktop
8 29 (2.09%) vSphere
9 28 (2.02%) NFS
10 21 (1.52%) XenServer
11 20 (1.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 15 (1.08%) Xen
13 12 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 11 (0.79%) Squid
15 10 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
15 10 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.65%) KVM
17 7 (0.51%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 68 (4.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 58 (4.19%) SCCM
3 37 (2.67%) SCOM
4 25 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 22 (1.59%) Cisco UCCE
6 18 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
7 17 (1.23%) NetBackup
8 16 (1.16%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.01%) Puppet
10 13 (0.94%) OpenView
10 13 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (0.87%) Tivoli
12 11 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
13 10 (0.72%) WSUS
13 10 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
14 8 (0.58%) Nagios
15 7 (0.51%) Foglight
15 7 (0.51%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 336 (24.26%) VMware
2 290 (20.94%) Microsoft
3 263 (18.99%) Juniper
4 236 (17.04%) CheckPoint
5 208 (15.02%) Citrix
6 192 (13.86%) HP
7 183 (13.21%) EMC
8 159 (11.48%) F5
9 126 (9.10%) NetApp
10 95 (6.86%) Oracle
11 62 (4.48%) Blue Coat
12 61 (4.40%) Red Hat
13 53 (3.83%) Brocade
14 52 (3.75%) McAfee
14 52 (3.75%) Avaya
15 51 (3.68%) Riverbed
15 51 (3.68%) SolarWinds
16 46 (3.32%) IBM
17 35 (2.53%) Dell
18 34 (2.45%) Symantec
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension and Other Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
s-com
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
IT HR
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day Initial 6 month contract, very likely to ext
Posted: 4 days ago