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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 62 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 775 866 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.27% 3.62% 2.97%
As % of the Vendors category 7.66% 7.93% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 546 451
Average daily rate
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.35 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £25.45 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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
10123 10922 11348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.72% 45.61% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 6912 7297
Average daily rate £425 £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 234 263
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.27 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -11 185 £425 +6.38% 50
Ilford 0 7 £400 -11.11%
Croydon -19 6 £475 +18.75% 2
Feltham -6 4 - -
Canary Wharf -6 4 £400 -
Hammersmith - 4 £438 -
Uxbridge +7 3 £110 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £390 +23.80% 2
Bromley -6 3 £475 +171.42% 1
Docklands, London -11 3 £493 -6.19%
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Isleworth - 3 - -
Hounslow +3 2 £400 - 2
Twickenham -1 2 £300 +87.50% 1
Sidcup - 2 - -
Hayes +4 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £110 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £375 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 725 (42.65%) Firewall
2 621 (36.53%) Cisco Certification
3 580 (34.12%) Windows
4 565 (33.24%) WAN
5 551 (32.41%) LAN
6 427 (25.12%) Finance
7 416 (24.47%) CheckPoint
8 412 (24.24%) VMware
9 386 (22.71%) CCNP
10 368 (21.65%) Juniper
11 350 (20.59%) Microsoft
12 316 (18.59%) Data Centre
13 315 (18.53%) VPN
14 294 (17.29%) Wireless
15 290 (17.06%) F5
16 287 (16.88%) Active Directory
17 281 (16.53%) BGP
18 279 (16.41%) ITIL
19 276 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
20 273 (16.06%) MPLS
21 270 (15.88%) TCP/IP
22 267 (15.71%) Network Security
23 262 (15.41%) Linux
24 257 (15.12%) DNS
25 252 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
26 248 (14.59%) Citrix
27 245 (14.41%) CCNA
28 240 (14.12%) OSPF
29 239 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
30 220 (12.94%) SAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 146 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 64 (3.76%) Lync
3 62 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 43 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 37 (2.18%) IIS
6 27 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 24 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 22 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (1.24%) Apache
10 16 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.71%) CMS
12 11 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.53%) Eucalyptus
14 8 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
15 7 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 6 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
17 5 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 132 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 121 (7.12%) MS Office
3 33 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.41%) MS Project
7 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.059%) Revit
7 1 (0.059%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.059%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.41%) RMDS
2 5 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.24%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.47%) Office 365
4 17 (1.00%) IaaS
4 17 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.76%) SaaS
6 9 (0.53%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.41%) PaaS
8 3 (0.18%) Yammer
9 1 (0.059%) Symantec.cloud
9 1 (0.059%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 725 (42.65%) Firewall
2 565 (33.24%) WAN
3 551 (32.41%) LAN
4 315 (18.53%) VPN
5 294 (17.29%) Wireless
6 281 (16.53%) BGP
7 276 (16.24%) Cisco ASA
8 273 (16.06%) MPLS
9 270 (15.88%) TCP/IP
10 267 (15.71%) Network Security
11 257 (15.12%) DNS
12 240 (14.12%) OSPF
13 239 (14.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 220 (12.94%) SAN
15 206 (12.12%) VoIP
16 198 (11.65%) DHCP
17 168 (9.88%) Cisco IOS
18 163 (9.59%) VLAN
19 162 (9.53%) EIGRP
20 158 (9.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (3.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.88%) Big Data
3 14 (0.82%) Hadoop
4 13 (0.76%) MySQL
4 13 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (0.41%) DB2
7 6 (0.35%) HBase
8 5 (0.29%) MS Access
9 4 (0.24%) QlikView
10 3 (0.18%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.12%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.12%) Sybase ASA
11 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.12%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 10 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 8 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.24%) MSI
5 3 (0.18%) JIRA
6 2 (0.12%) Subversion
6 2 (0.12%) Hudson
6 2 (0.12%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.059%) GCC
7 1 (0.059%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.059%) Visual Studio
General
1 427 (25.12%) Finance
2 129 (7.59%) Banking
3 107 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 36 (2.12%) Retail
5 36 (2.12%) Multimedia
6 25 (1.47%) Legal
7 23 (1.35%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.94%) Marketing
9 15 (0.88%) Advertising
10 11 (0.65%) Publishing
10 11 (0.65%) Back Office
11 10 (0.59%) Law
12 9 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.47%) French Language
13 8 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.47%) Local Government
14 6 (0.35%) Games
15 5 (0.29%) Front Office
16 4 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 518 (30.47%) Network Engineer
2 160 (9.41%) Analyst
3 159 (9.35%) Architect
4 117 (6.88%) Consultant
5 101 (5.94%) Cisco Engineer
6 99 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 98 (5.76%) Security Engineer
8 93 (5.47%) Project Manager
9 85 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 83 (4.88%) Administrator
11 76 (4.47%) Support Engineer
12 71 (4.18%) Network Security Engineer
13 62 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 60 (3.53%) Infrastructure Architect
15 56 (3.29%) Voice Engineer
16 54 (3.18%) Network Architect
17 52 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
18 48 (2.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 46 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
20 40 (2.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.41%) 802.1X
2 42 (2.47%) XMPP
3 36 (2.12%) Middleware
4 23 (1.35%) Web Services
5 17 (1.00%) .NET
6 13 (0.76%) XML
6 13 (0.76%) HTML
7 10 (0.59%) REST
8 8 (0.47%) SOAP
9 7 (0.41%) Rendezvous
9 7 (0.41%) MAPI
9 7 (0.41%) LAMP
9 7 (0.41%) Application Packaging
10 6 (0.35%) XSLT
11 5 (0.29%) HTML5
11 5 (0.29%) Twisted
11 5 (0.29%) Ultra Messaging
12 3 (0.18%) Java EE
12 3 (0.18%) JSON
12 3 (0.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 316 (18.59%) Data Centre
2 88 (5.18%) Video Conferencing
3 83 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 66 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (3.41%) PKI
6 48 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 40 (2.35%) EMC VMAX
8 34 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 32 (1.88%) EMC VNX
10 31 (1.82%) iPhone
11 29 (1.71%) NHS
12 27 (1.59%) Thin Client
12 27 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 27 (1.59%) Fat Client
13 25 (1.47%) Replication
14 18 (1.06%) iPad
15 17 (1.00%) FlexPod
16 15 (0.88%) IVR
17 14 (0.82%) Clustering
18 12 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 580 (34.12%) Windows
2 262 (15.41%) Linux
3 197 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 135 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 128 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 124 (7.29%) UNIX
8 75 (4.41%) Android
9 57 (3.35%) Solaris
10 40 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 27 (1.59%) Windows XP
13 24 (1.41%) Ubuntu
14 23 (1.35%) Mac OS X
15 22 (1.29%) Data ONTAP
16 17 (1.00%) CentOS
16 17 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.35%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.35%) Debian
18 5 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (16.41%) ITIL
2 151 (8.88%) Load Balancing
3 124 (7.29%) Project Management
4 117 (6.88%) Migration
5 114 (6.71%) Network Design
6 103 (6.06%) Network Management
7 87 (5.12%) Service Delivery
8 84 (4.94%) Service Management
9 79 (4.65%) PRINCE2
10 75 (4.41%) Change Management
11 65 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (2.94%) Performance Management
13 49 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
14 48 (2.82%) Business Continuity
15 46 (2.71%) Information Security
15 46 (2.71%) Problem Management
16 44 (2.59%) TOGAF
17 43 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
18 42 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 40 (2.35%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 125 (7.35%) SQL
2 52 (3.06%) Python
3 29 (1.71%) PowerShell
3 29 (1.71%) Perl
4 25 (1.47%) Java
5 23 (1.35%) C
6 18 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 18 (1.06%) VB
7 17 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (0.82%) Ruby
8 14 (0.82%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.59%) PHP
10 6 (0.35%) Korn
10 6 (0.35%) C++
11 5 (0.29%) VBA
12 4 (0.24%) VBScript
13 3 (0.18%) Tcl
13 3 (0.18%) Lisp
14 2 (0.12%) Go
15 1 (0.059%) C#
Qualifications
1 621 (36.53%) Cisco Certification
2 386 (22.71%) CCNP
3 245 (14.41%) CCNA
4 122 (7.18%) CCIE
5 111 (6.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 94 (5.53%) Security Cleared
7 90 (5.29%) Degree
8 79 (4.65%) MCSE
9 65 (3.82%) SC Cleared
10 51 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (2.65%) CCSA
12 42 (2.47%) MCSA
13 38 (2.24%) CCSE
14 37 (2.18%) CISSP
15 29 (1.71%) CCVP
16 25 (1.47%) MCITP
17 21 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.18%) CCDA
18 20 (1.18%) DV Cleared
19 16 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.59%) SLA
2 25 (1.47%) PCI DSS
3 20 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.71%) QA
5 6 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.12%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.12%) GPG13
8 1 (0.059%) COSO
System Software
1 287 (16.88%) Active Directory
2 252 (14.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (6.71%) vSphere
4 72 (4.24%) Hyper-V
4 72 (4.24%) XenApp
5 44 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (2.47%) ProxySG
7 33 (1.94%) VMware ESX
7 33 (1.94%) NFS
8 29 (1.71%) NLBS
9 22 (1.29%) vCloud
10 21 (1.24%) Xen
11 18 (1.06%) Firmware
12 16 (0.94%) Snort
12 16 (0.94%) XenServer
12 16 (0.94%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.82%) KVM
14 12 (0.71%) Docker
14 12 (0.71%) SRDF
14 12 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 101 (5.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 56 (3.29%) SCCM
3 46 (2.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 33 (1.94%) Tivoli
5 32 (1.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 31 (1.82%) WSUS
7 30 (1.76%) Cisco UCCE
8 28 (1.65%) Puppet
9 26 (1.53%) EMC VPLEX
10 24 (1.41%) Nagios
11 23 (1.35%) AirWatch
12 21 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
13 20 (1.18%) SCOM
14 18 (1.06%) RANCID
14 18 (1.06%) FortiGate
15 17 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
15 17 (1.00%) NetBackup
16 16 (0.94%) Backup Exec
16 16 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 14 (0.82%) OpenView
Vendors
1 416 (24.47%) CheckPoint
2 412 (24.24%) VMware
3 368 (21.65%) Juniper
4 350 (20.59%) Microsoft
5 290 (17.06%) F5
6 248 (14.59%) Citrix
7 167 (9.82%) HP
8 131 (7.71%) NetApp
9 125 (7.35%) Blue Coat
10 119 (7.00%) SolarWinds
11 99 (5.82%) Oracle
11 99 (5.82%) EMC
12 89 (5.24%) IBM
13 88 (5.18%) Avaya
14 75 (4.41%) Dell
15 61 (3.59%) Infoblox
15 61 (3.59%) Riverbed
16 60 (3.53%) Aruba
17 56 (3.29%) Brocade
18 54 (3.18%) Red Hat
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £450 - £460 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Unspecified £market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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