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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 875 731 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.95% 3.23% 2.52%
As % of the Vendors category 8.85% 7.35% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 488 300
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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
9887 9951 9935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.61% 43.98% 45.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6465 6509 6240
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 206 296
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 237 £375 +7.14% 92
Hounslow - 8 £413 - 2
Ilford - 8 £500 -
Docklands, London 0 5 £434 +2.05%
Croydon -22 3 £450 -12.62% 1
New Malden - 3 - - 3
Canary Wharf -10 2 £500 +10.80%
Feltham - 2 £155 -
Harrow - 2 £300 -
Bromley +2 1 £173 -23.33%
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £225 +32.35% 2
Brentford -1 1 £350 +45.83%
Twickenham -7 1 - -
Enfield - 1 £450 -
Wembley - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £138 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
Greenwich - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 722 (41.81%) Firewall
2 645 (37.35%) Cisco Certification
3 582 (33.70%) Windows
4 472 (27.33%) VMware
5 467 (27.04%) LAN
6 452 (26.17%) WAN
7 396 (22.93%) Finance
8 388 (22.47%) CCNP
9 384 (22.24%) Juniper
10 352 (20.38%) CheckPoint
11 338 (19.57%) Microsoft
12 321 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
12 321 (18.59%) F5
13 294 (17.02%) Active Directory
13 294 (17.02%) VPN
14 290 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
15 268 (15.52%) BGP
16 263 (15.23%) CCNA
17 261 (15.11%) Wireless
18 260 (15.06%) Network Security
19 256 (14.82%) SAN
20 254 (14.71%) MPLS
20 254 (14.71%) Citrix
21 246 (14.24%) ITIL
22 245 (14.19%) Linux
23 234 (13.55%) Cisco Nexus
24 230 (13.32%) OSPF
25 229 (13.26%) DNS
26 218 (12.62%) TCP/IP
27 208 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 144 (8.34%) MS Exchange
2 80 (4.63%) Lync
3 65 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 37 (2.14%) IIS
6 33 (1.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 29 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 26 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (1.39%) Apache
10 15 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.35%) nginx
14 6 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (0.35%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 131 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 103 (5.96%) MS Office
3 31 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.58%) MS Project
6 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.058%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.058%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.058%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.41%) RMDS
1 7 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.23%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (0.23%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.23%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.058%) SAP CCM
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.16%) Office 365
4 14 (0.81%) IaaS
5 8 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.35%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.29%) SaaS
8 5 (0.29%) PaaS
9 3 (0.17%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.12%) Yammer
11 1 (0.058%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 722 (41.81%) Firewall
2 467 (27.04%) LAN
3 452 (26.17%) WAN
4 321 (18.59%) Cisco ASA
5 294 (17.02%) VPN
6 268 (15.52%) BGP
7 261 (15.11%) Wireless
8 260 (15.06%) Network Security
9 256 (14.82%) SAN
10 254 (14.71%) MPLS
11 234 (13.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 230 (13.32%) OSPF
13 229 (13.26%) DNS
14 218 (12.62%) TCP/IP
15 168 (9.73%) VoIP
16 154 (8.92%) Cisco IOS
17 144 (8.34%) DHCP
18 136 (7.87%) EIGRP
19 135 (7.82%) VLAN
20 111 (6.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.04%) MySQL
3 15 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 14 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 12 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 11 (0.64%) Relational Database
7 10 (0.58%) Big Data
7 10 (0.58%) Hadoop
8 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.46%) HBase
9 8 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.29%) DB2
10 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.23%) QlikView
11 4 (0.23%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.23%) MS Access
11 4 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.17%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.12%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (0.29%) MSI
2 3 (0.17%) JIRA
3 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.12%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.058%) Ant
4 1 (0.058%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.058%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.058%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.058%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.058%) TeamCity
General
1 396 (22.93%) Finance
2 144 (8.34%) Banking
3 95 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 32 (1.85%) Retail
6 25 (1.45%) Multimedia
7 19 (1.10%) Games
8 15 (0.87%) Marketing
9 14 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.75%) Legal
10 13 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.64%) Local Government
12 10 (0.58%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.58%) Back Office
12 10 (0.58%) Law
13 8 (0.46%) Advertising
13 8 (0.46%) Publishing
14 6 (0.35%) Electronics
15 3 (0.17%) French Language
15 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 528 (30.57%) Network Engineer
2 144 (8.34%) Architect
3 141 (8.16%) Analyst
4 136 (7.87%) Consultant
5 98 (5.67%) Security Engineer
5 98 (5.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 94 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 92 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 79 (4.57%) Administrator
9 72 (4.17%) Project Manager
10 71 (4.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 68 (3.94%) Senior Network Engineer
12 56 (3.24%) Infrastructure Architect
12 56 (3.24%) Network Architect
13 52 (3.01%) Voice Engineer
13 52 (3.01%) Network Support
14 51 (2.95%) Support Analyst
14 51 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
15 42 (2.43%) Infrastructure Manager
15 42 (2.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.97%) XMPP
1 34 (1.97%) Web Services
2 21 (1.22%) HTML
3 18 (1.04%) Middleware
4 15 (0.87%) .NET
5 12 (0.69%) XML
6 10 (0.58%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.58%) SOAP
7 9 (0.52%) JSP
8 7 (0.41%) Rendezvous
9 6 (0.35%) libvirt
9 6 (0.35%) REST
9 6 (0.35%) XSLT
10 5 (0.29%) LAMP
10 5 (0.29%) MAPI
10 5 (0.29%) Ultra Messaging
10 5 (0.29%) Twisted
10 5 (0.29%) HTML5
10 5 (0.29%) Application Packaging
11 4 (0.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (3.71%) Video Conferencing
3 63 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 46 (2.66%) PKI
5 40 (2.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 31 (1.80%) Thin Client
6 31 (1.80%) Fat Client
7 29 (1.68%) Clustering
8 28 (1.62%) iPhone
9 27 (1.56%) Symmetrix
10 22 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.16%) Replication
12 19 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 18 (1.04%) Symmetrix DMX
14 17 (0.98%) IVR
15 16 (0.93%) FlexPod
15 16 (0.93%) iPad
16 14 (0.81%) Public Cloud
16 14 (0.81%) Online Games
16 14 (0.81%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 582 (33.70%) Windows
2 245 (14.19%) Linux
3 208 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 150 (8.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 143 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 129 (7.47%) UNIX
7 99 (5.73%) Windows 7
8 67 (3.88%) Solaris
9 41 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 38 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 34 (1.97%) Android
12 29 (1.68%) HPUX
13 19 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.10%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.93%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
16 12 (0.69%) CentOS
17 11 (0.64%) Windows 2000
18 8 (0.46%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.46%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (14.24%) ITIL
2 172 (9.96%) Load Balancing
3 125 (7.24%) Migration
4 119 (6.89%) Project Management
5 107 (6.20%) Network Design
6 100 (5.79%) Network Management
7 84 (4.86%) Change Management
8 76 (4.40%) Service Management
9 67 (3.88%) Incident Management
10 59 (3.42%) E-Commerce
11 57 (3.30%) Service Delivery
12 53 (3.07%) PRINCE2
13 47 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
14 44 (2.55%) Low Latency
15 42 (2.43%) Network Monitoring
16 40 (2.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (2.26%) Information Security
18 38 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
19 37 (2.14%) Mentoring
20 36 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 124 (7.18%) SQL
2 54 (3.13%) Python
3 47 (2.72%) Perl
4 40 (2.32%) C
5 27 (1.56%) Shell Script
6 25 (1.45%) PowerShell
7 22 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.98%) Java
9 15 (0.87%) Bash Shell
10 10 (0.58%) Korn
11 8 (0.46%) Ruby
12 5 (0.29%) VB
12 5 (0.29%) PHP
13 4 (0.23%) Lisp
13 4 (0.23%) VBA
14 2 (0.12%) Go
14 2 (0.12%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.12%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.058%) VBScript
15 1 (0.058%) C#
Qualifications
1 645 (37.35%) Cisco Certification
2 388 (22.47%) CCNP
3 263 (15.23%) CCNA
4 128 (7.41%) CCIE
5 120 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 97 (5.62%) Security Cleared
7 80 (4.63%) MCSE
8 75 (4.34%) SC Cleared
9 72 (4.17%) Degree
10 61 (3.53%) MCITP
11 55 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (2.55%) CISSP
13 41 (2.37%) CCSE
14 24 (1.39%) CCVP
15 23 (1.33%) MCSA
16 22 (1.27%) MCP
17 21 (1.22%) CCDP
18 20 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
18 20 (1.16%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.00%) SLA
2 19 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 19 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 15 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.69%) QA
5 8 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.29%) GPG13
7 2 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.058%) PMBOK
System Software
1 294 (17.02%) Active Directory
2 290 (16.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (6.14%) vSphere
4 84 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 69 (4.00%) XenApp
6 45 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (1.91%) VMware ESX
8 31 (1.80%) ProxySG
9 29 (1.68%) Xen
10 28 (1.62%) XenDesktop
11 27 (1.56%) NFS
11 27 (1.56%) XenServer
12 24 (1.39%) SRDF
13 20 (1.16%) vCloud
14 15 (0.87%) Docker
15 13 (0.75%) NLBS
16 12 (0.69%) KVM
16 12 (0.69%) ISA Server
17 11 (0.64%) VMware Server
18 9 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 78 (4.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 39 (2.26%) SCCM
3 35 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 31 (1.80%) Cisco UCCE
5 30 (1.74%) Tivoli
6 28 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 26 (1.51%) Puppet
8 25 (1.45%) FortiGate
9 23 (1.33%) Cisco Prime
10 22 (1.27%) Cisco IPCC
11 21 (1.22%) SCOM
12 19 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
13 18 (1.04%) CA Spectrum
13 18 (1.04%) RANCID
13 18 (1.04%) AirWatch
13 18 (1.04%) Nagios
13 18 (1.04%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
14 16 (0.93%) WSUS
14 16 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 472 (27.33%) VMware
2 384 (22.24%) Juniper
3 352 (20.38%) CheckPoint
4 338 (19.57%) Microsoft
5 321 (18.59%) F5
6 254 (14.71%) Citrix
7 183 (10.60%) HP
8 153 (8.86%) NetApp
9 141 (8.16%) Blue Coat
10 125 (7.24%) EMC
11 113 (6.54%) SolarWinds
12 105 (6.08%) Oracle
13 81 (4.69%) IBM
14 76 (4.40%) Infoblox
15 69 (4.00%) Red Hat
16 65 (3.76%) Brocade
17 62 (3.59%) Avaya
18 53 (3.07%) Aruba
18 53 (3.07%) Riverbed
19 52 (3.01%) Fortinet
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day £500 - £600 a day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago