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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 993 675 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 4.31% 2.78% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 9.68% 6.07% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 451 341
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 37
Average hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £26.97 £44.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
10261 11129 9889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 45.89% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7014 7313 6197
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 230 300
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £31.70 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +29 271 £375 -6.25% 91
Hounslow +11 13 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 9 £319 -8.85% 3
Canary Wharf +12 6 £450 +9.09%
Croydon +1 6 £400 +77.77% 3
Bromley +6 4 £550 -21.42%
Uxbridge +6 3 £288 +51.31% 2
Docklands, London +5 2 £600 +14.28%
Greenwich +3 2 - -
Enfield -1 2 - - 1
Hammersmith - 2 £468 -
Hayes - 2 - -
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Wimbledon -2 1 £425 +51.11%
Ealing - 1 £225 -
Romford - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 3
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
Feltham - - - - 2
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 862 (45.56%) Firewall
2 675 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
3 579 (30.60%) Windows
4 461 (24.37%) WAN
5 452 (23.89%) LAN
6 430 (22.73%) VMware
7 422 (22.30%) CCNP
8 413 (21.83%) CheckPoint
9 399 (21.09%) Finance
10 390 (20.61%) Juniper
11 368 (19.45%) BGP
12 341 (18.02%) Microsoft
13 325 (17.18%) F5
14 324 (17.12%) VPN
15 320 (16.91%) Active Directory
16 297 (15.70%) OSPF
16 297 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
17 293 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 250 (13.21%) Linux
19 248 (13.11%) DNS
20 246 (13.00%) ITIL
20 246 (13.00%) Network Security
21 244 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
21 244 (12.90%) CCNA
22 242 (12.79%) MPLS
22 242 (12.79%) SAN
23 227 (12.00%) Citrix
24 217 (11.47%) Wireless
25 209 (11.05%) Banking
25 209 (11.05%) TCP/IP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 194 (10.25%) MS Exchange
2 115 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (3.96%) Lync
4 66 (3.49%) IIS
5 60 (3.17%) SharePoint
6 49 (2.59%) Apache
7 44 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 36 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 35 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 22 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 16 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
12 13 (0.69%) JBoss
13 10 (0.53%) IBM Notes
14 8 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.37%) LiveLink
16 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.26%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 118 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.55%) MS Office
3 20 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.63%) MS Project
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 9 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) RMDS
4 1 (0.053%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (1.11%) Office 365
2 11 (0.58%) SaaS
3 10 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.32%) IaaS
5 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.26%) PaaS
6 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 3 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
8 1 (0.053%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 862 (45.56%) Firewall
2 461 (24.37%) WAN
3 452 (23.89%) LAN
4 368 (19.45%) BGP
5 324 (17.12%) VPN
6 297 (15.70%) OSPF
6 297 (15.70%) Cisco ASA
7 293 (15.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 248 (13.11%) DNS
9 246 (13.00%) Network Security
10 242 (12.79%) MPLS
10 242 (12.79%) SAN
11 217 (11.47%) Wireless
12 209 (11.05%) TCP/IP
13 179 (9.46%) EIGRP
14 163 (8.62%) DHCP
15 155 (8.19%) VoIP
16 141 (7.45%) VLAN
17 129 (6.82%) Internet
18 120 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (1.11%) MongoDB
4 20 (1.06%) DB2
5 17 (0.90%) MySQL
6 16 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 12 (0.63%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.53%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 8 (0.42%) HBase
10 7 (0.37%) Big Data
11 5 (0.26%) HCatalog
11 5 (0.26%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.26%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.26%) Sqoop
11 5 (0.26%) MarkLogic
11 5 (0.26%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 12 (0.63%) Hudson
1 12 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.26%) MSI
4 2 (0.11%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.11%) JIRA
4 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.053%) FrontPage
5 1 (0.053%) Introscope
5 1 (0.053%) Dreamweaver
General
1 399 (21.09%) Finance
2 209 (11.05%) Banking
3 131 (6.92%) Telecoms
4 65 (3.44%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.75%) Retail
6 23 (1.22%) Law
7 22 (1.16%) Games
8 21 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.06%) Legal
10 19 (1.00%) Marketing
11 18 (0.95%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.42%) Back Office
13 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.37%) French Language
15 6 (0.32%) Local Government
16 5 (0.26%) Billing
17 4 (0.21%) Advertising
17 4 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 535 (28.28%) Network Engineer
2 197 (10.41%) Consultant
3 193 (10.20%) Architect
4 181 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 134 (7.08%) Analyst
6 114 (6.03%) Support Engineer
7 111 (5.87%) Security Engineer
8 95 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 82 (4.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 81 (4.28%) Project Manager
11 76 (4.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 68 (3.59%) Senior Network Engineer
13 67 (3.54%) Network Consultant
14 63 (3.33%) Network Architect
15 56 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support
16 54 (2.85%) Network Support
17 53 (2.80%) Support Analyst
18 52 (2.75%) Voice Engineer
19 50 (2.64%) Infrastructure Architect
20 46 (2.43%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.74%) XMPP
2 26 (1.37%) .NET
3 19 (1.00%) Web Services
4 15 (0.79%) CSS
4 15 (0.79%) Middleware
5 12 (0.63%) Regular Expression
6 11 (0.58%) HTML
7 10 (0.53%) SOAP
8 8 (0.42%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.37%) JSP
10 5 (0.26%) REST
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (0.26%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.21%) VXML
11 4 (0.21%) LAMP
12 3 (0.16%) libvirt
12 3 (0.16%) Java EE
12 3 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (0.16%) XML
12 3 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 63 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
3 51 (2.70%) Clustering
4 41 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 38 (2.01%) FlexPod
6 31 (1.64%) Replication
7 30 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.27%) CESG
9 19 (1.00%) Fat Client
9 19 (1.00%) Thin Client
10 18 (0.95%) PKI
11 17 (0.90%) Online Games
12 15 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
13 14 (0.74%) Open Source
14 13 (0.69%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.69%) iPad
14 13 (0.69%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.58%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.53%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 579 (30.60%) Windows
2 250 (13.21%) Linux
3 201 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (7.29%) UNIX
5 134 (7.08%) Windows 7
6 123 (6.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (4.60%) Windows XP
9 60 (3.17%) Solaris
10 37 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (1.80%) Windows 8
12 20 (1.06%) SUSE
12 20 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (0.95%) HPUX
13 18 (0.95%) Android
14 17 (0.90%) AIX
15 14 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.63%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.58%) CentOS
18 10 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (13.00%) ITIL
2 187 (9.88%) Load Balancing
3 173 (9.14%) Migration
4 136 (7.19%) Network Design
5 121 (6.40%) Service Management
6 112 (5.92%) Project Management
7 105 (5.55%) Change Management
8 80 (4.23%) Network Management
9 74 (3.91%) Service Delivery
10 65 (3.44%) Network Architecture
11 53 (2.80%) Mentoring
12 52 (2.75%) Network Monitoring
13 47 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 46 (2.43%) Incident Management
14 46 (2.43%) E-Commerce
15 42 (2.22%) Problem Management
15 42 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
15 42 (2.22%) PRINCE2
16 40 (2.11%) Change Control
17 39 (2.06%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 134 (7.08%) SQL
2 63 (3.33%) Perl
3 31 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 29 (1.53%) Shell Script
5 28 (1.48%) Python
6 15 (0.79%) Java
7 12 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.53%) C
9 9 (0.48%) C++
10 8 (0.42%) R
11 7 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 7 (0.37%) VBScript
11 7 (0.37%) VB
12 4 (0.21%) VBA
13 3 (0.16%) Ruby
14 2 (0.11%) Tcl
14 2 (0.11%) C#
14 2 (0.11%) PHP
14 2 (0.11%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.053%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 675 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
2 422 (22.30%) CCNP
3 244 (12.90%) CCNA
4 198 (10.47%) CCIE
5 93 (4.92%) Security Cleared
6 81 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 76 (4.02%) SC Cleared
8 64 (3.38%) Degree
9 54 (2.85%) CCDP
10 49 (2.59%) CCSE
11 47 (2.48%) MCSE
12 46 (2.43%) CISSP
13 32 (1.69%) CCVP
14 31 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 30 (1.59%) CCSA
16 26 (1.37%) MCITP
17 22 (1.16%) CCSP
17 22 (1.16%) MCP
17 22 (1.16%) MCSA
18 18 (0.95%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.18%) SLA
2 31 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.42%) QA
6 5 (0.26%) GPG13
7 4 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.16%) COBIT
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 320 (16.91%) Active Directory
2 244 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 80 (4.23%) vSphere
5 56 (2.96%) XenApp
6 44 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 35 (1.85%) ProxySG
8 34 (1.80%) Xen
9 28 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (1.37%) NFS
11 24 (1.27%) Snort
12 18 (0.95%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.85%) XenServer
14 15 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 14 (0.74%) NLBS
16 13 (0.69%) vCloud
16 13 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
17 12 (0.63%) Firmware
18 11 (0.58%) SRDF
19 10 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 94 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (3.54%) SCCM
3 46 (2.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 46 (2.43%) Cisco UCCX
4 37 (1.96%) CA Spectrum
5 34 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 30 (1.59%) SCOM
7 27 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 23 (1.22%) WSUS
8 23 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 22 (1.16%) Puppet
9 22 (1.16%) RANCID
10 21 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 21 (1.11%) NetBackup
11 19 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
11 19 (1.00%) OpenNMS
12 17 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
13 16 (0.85%) FortiGate
13 16 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
14 15 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 430 (22.73%) VMware
2 413 (21.83%) CheckPoint
3 390 (20.61%) Juniper
4 341 (18.02%) Microsoft
5 325 (17.18%) F5
6 227 (12.00%) Citrix
7 201 (10.62%) HP
8 130 (6.87%) NetApp
9 119 (6.29%) Blue Coat
10 111 (5.87%) EMC
11 91 (4.81%) Oracle
12 87 (4.60%) IBM
13 71 (3.75%) Riverbed
14 70 (3.70%) Dell
15 65 (3.44%) Red Hat
16 63 (3.33%) SolarWinds
17 62 (3.28%) Symantec
18 56 (2.96%) Avaya
19 47 (2.48%) Fortinet
20 45 (2.38%) CA
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £22 - £25 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago