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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 53 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 893 749 884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.66% 2.98% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 7.98% 6.44% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 454 521
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 40
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
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
11186 11629 11863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.81% 46.27% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 7542 7230
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 265 328
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 £13.48 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £48.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.57% -

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 12 September 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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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 +17 257 £400 +3.22% 90
Bromley +3 9 £175 - 1
Docklands, London +20 7 £488 +0.51%
Croydon +1 7 £400 +45.45% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +2 6 £315 -20.00% 4
Hounslow +6 4 £400 +5.26% 2
Hayes - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £375 -
Feltham +4 2 £363 +81.25%
Uxbridge -7 2 - - 1
Harrow - 2 £400 - 2
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 666 (40.22%) Firewall
2 525 (31.70%) Cisco Certification
3 521 (31.46%) Windows
4 417 (25.18%) WAN
5 404 (24.40%) VMware
6 396 (23.91%) LAN
7 351 (21.20%) Microsoft
8 335 (20.23%) CCNP
9 334 (20.17%) Finance
10 322 (19.44%) CheckPoint
11 320 (19.32%) Juniper
12 305 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 266 (16.06%) VPN
14 253 (15.28%) DNS
15 239 (14.43%) Linux
15 239 (14.43%) ITIL
16 229 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 220 (13.29%) F5
18 215 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 214 (12.92%) HP
20 206 (12.44%) CCNA
21 205 (12.38%) MS Exchange
21 205 (12.38%) Citrix
22 203 (12.26%) BGP
23 196 (11.84%) SAN
24 195 (11.78%) Cisco ASA
24 195 (11.78%) Network Security
25 189 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
26 187 (11.29%) Wireless
27 177 (10.69%) Migration

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 205 (12.38%) MS Exchange
2 120 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 63 (3.80%) Apache
5 57 (3.44%) IIS
6 54 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
7 50 (3.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 50 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (2.66%) Lync
9 17 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.60%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
14 6 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2000
15 5 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.24%) LiveLink
16 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 128 (7.73%) MS Office
2 116 (7.00%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.51%) MS Visio
4 22 (1.33%) MS Project
5 11 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.42%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) EPLAN
9 1 (0.060%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.060%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.060%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.060%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.18%) RMDS
4 1 (0.060%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.060%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.060%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.21%) Office 365
2 19 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.48%) SaaS
4 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.30%) PaaS
5 5 (0.30%) IaaS
6 4 (0.24%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.060%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 666 (40.22%) Firewall
2 417 (25.18%) WAN
3 396 (23.91%) LAN
4 266 (16.06%) VPN
5 253 (15.28%) DNS
6 215 (12.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 203 (12.26%) BGP
8 196 (11.84%) SAN
9 195 (11.78%) Network Security
9 195 (11.78%) Cisco ASA
10 187 (11.29%) Wireless
11 168 (10.14%) TCP/IP
12 156 (9.42%) OSPF
13 155 (9.36%) DHCP
14 154 (9.30%) VoIP
15 149 (9.00%) MPLS
16 124 (7.49%) EIGRP
17 119 (7.19%) Cisco IOS
17 119 (7.19%) VLAN
18 87 (5.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.39%) DB2
3 22 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.21%) MySQL
6 12 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
7 11 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.48%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.42%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.42%) HBase
9 7 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.36%) Big Data
10 6 (0.36%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.30%) MarkLogic
12 4 (0.24%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.24%) Sqoop
12 4 (0.24%) HCatalog
12 4 (0.24%) Riak
12 4 (0.24%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 21 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.15%) Hudson
3 5 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.24%) MSI
5 2 (0.12%) Subversion
5 2 (0.12%) JIRA
5 2 (0.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.060%) Ant
6 1 (0.060%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.060%) FrontPage
6 1 (0.060%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.060%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.060%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.060%) ProC
General
1 334 (20.17%) Finance
2 154 (9.30%) Banking
3 104 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 50 (3.02%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.54%) Financial Institution
6 37 (2.23%) Retail
7 23 (1.39%) Marketing
8 20 (1.21%) Spanish Language
9 17 (1.03%) French Language
10 16 (0.97%) Law
11 15 (0.91%) Advertising
12 14 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
13 13 (0.79%) Legal
14 12 (0.72%) Back Office
15 11 (0.66%) Publishing
16 8 (0.48%) Games
16 8 (0.48%) German Language
16 8 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.42%) Multimedia
18 6 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 380 (22.95%) Network Engineer
2 180 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 165 (9.96%) Architect
4 152 (9.18%) Consultant
5 128 (7.73%) Analyst
6 109 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 94 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 93 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 82 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 78 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 67 (4.05%) Network Security Engineer
12 65 (3.93%) Network Consultant
13 64 (3.86%) Systems Engineer
14 55 (3.32%) Senior Network Engineer
15 52 (3.14%) Support Analyst
16 50 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support
16 50 (3.02%) Administrator
16 50 (3.02%) Infrastructure Architect
17 49 (2.96%) 2nd Line Support
18 45 (2.72%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.69%) XMPP
2 17 (1.03%) .NET
3 16 (0.97%) VXML
4 14 (0.85%) Web Services
4 14 (0.85%) XML
5 11 (0.66%) ASP.NET
5 11 (0.66%) CSS
5 11 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 10 (0.60%) Middleware
7 9 (0.54%) HTML
7 9 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (0.48%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.42%) LAMP
10 6 (0.36%) SOAP
11 5 (0.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 4 (0.24%) JSON
13 3 (0.18%) JSP
13 3 (0.18%) Ajax
13 3 (0.18%) Java EE
13 3 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 75 (4.53%) Blackberry
2 57 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 41 (2.48%) Clustering
4 41 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 33 (1.99%) Computer Science
6 32 (1.93%) Replication
7 28 (1.69%) Open Source
8 24 (1.45%) FlexPod
9 23 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.27%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.15%) CESG
12 14 (0.85%) Thin Client
12 14 (0.85%) Fat Client
13 13 (0.79%) Firmware
14 12 (0.72%) RMADS
14 12 (0.72%) iPhone
15 11 (0.66%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
15 11 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 521 (31.46%) Windows
2 239 (14.43%) Linux
3 189 (11.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (9.12%) Windows 7
5 124 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (6.22%) UNIX
7 96 (5.80%) Windows XP
8 70 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (2.54%) Solaris
10 32 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 19 (1.15%) SUSE
13 17 (1.03%) Windows 2000
14 16 (0.97%) AIX
14 16 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
15 14 (0.85%) Android
16 13 (0.79%) Windows Vista
17 11 (0.66%) Mac OS X
18 10 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (14.43%) ITIL
2 177 (10.69%) Migration
3 128 (7.73%) Load Balancing
4 99 (5.98%) Project Management
5 96 (5.80%) Service Management
6 92 (5.56%) Network Design
7 76 (4.59%) Service Delivery
8 60 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 57 (3.44%) PRINCE2
10 56 (3.38%) Change Management
10 56 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (3.20%) DevOps
12 44 (2.66%) Network Architecture
13 43 (2.60%) Network Management
14 39 (2.36%) Security Architecture
14 39 (2.36%) Mentoring
15 38 (2.29%) Problem Management
16 36 (2.17%) Change Control
16 36 (2.17%) Low Latency
16 36 (2.17%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 145 (8.76%) SQL
2 52 (3.14%) Perl
3 38 (2.29%) PowerShell
4 22 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.03%) Python
6 14 (0.85%) C
7 13 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 13 (0.79%) VB
8 10 (0.60%) VBA
8 10 (0.60%) Java
8 10 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 7 (0.42%) C#
9 7 (0.42%) PHP
10 6 (0.36%) Korn
11 5 (0.30%) R
11 5 (0.30%) Ruby
12 4 (0.24%) VBScript
13 3 (0.18%) C++
13 3 (0.18%) Groovy
14 1 (0.060%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 525 (31.70%) Cisco Certification
2 335 (20.23%) CCNP
3 206 (12.44%) CCNA
4 110 (6.64%) CCIE
5 103 (6.22%) Security Cleared
6 85 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (4.71%) SC Cleared
8 72 (4.35%) Degree
9 57 (3.44%) MCSE
10 50 (3.02%) CISSP
11 49 (2.96%) CCSE
12 41 (2.48%) CCDP
13 37 (2.23%) CCVP
14 33 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (1.69%) MCITP
17 27 (1.63%) JNCIS
17 27 (1.63%) MCP
18 23 (1.39%) CCA
18 23 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.38%) SLA
2 34 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.48%) QA
6 6 (0.36%) COBIT
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.060%) GPG13
8 1 (0.060%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 305 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 229 (13.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 58 (3.50%) XenApp
4 58 (3.50%) vSphere
5 37 (2.23%) VMware ESX
6 24 (1.45%) NFS
7 23 (1.39%) Xen
7 23 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.21%) Snort
8 20 (1.21%) XenDesktop
9 18 (1.09%) XenServer
10 17 (1.03%) NLBS
11 13 (0.79%) ProxySG
12 12 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.66%) SRDF
14 10 (0.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.60%) ISA Server
14 10 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
14 10 (0.60%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 86 (5.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 67 (4.05%) SCCM
3 47 (2.84%) Cisco UCCE
4 36 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 35 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 28 (1.69%) SCOM
7 27 (1.63%) Puppet
8 25 (1.51%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.33%) Backup Exec
9 22 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
9 22 (1.33%) Ansible
10 21 (1.27%) CA Spectrum
10 21 (1.27%) WSUS
11 15 (0.91%) OPNET
11 15 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (0.79%) Nagios
12 13 (0.79%) Tivoli
13 12 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 404 (24.40%) VMware
2 351 (21.20%) Microsoft
3 322 (19.44%) CheckPoint
4 320 (19.32%) Juniper
5 220 (13.29%) F5
6 214 (12.92%) HP
7 205 (12.38%) Citrix
8 119 (7.19%) NetApp
9 109 (6.58%) EMC
10 97 (5.86%) Blue Coat
11 93 (5.62%) Oracle
12 91 (5.50%) IBM
13 67 (4.05%) SolarWinds
14 61 (3.68%) Dell
15 54 (3.26%) Symantec
16 46 (2.78%) Avaya
17 45 (2.72%) Websense
18 39 (2.36%) McAfee
19 32 (1.93%) Red Hat
20 31 (1.87%) Sourcefire
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 Per Day DOE - Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £580 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270.00 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £319 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
TELSTRA Associates
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day £300-350+ per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £280 to £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Markey Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £23,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago