The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 399 410 383
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.021% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.63% 0.30% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£363 £500 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +78.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 -
CiscoWorks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1736 1692 1438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.78% 6.99% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1129 994
Average daily rate £450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in London

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CiscoWorks across the London region.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in London

CiscoWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the London region.

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in London

CiscoWorks
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 CiscoWorks within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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CiscoWorks
England

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (60.00%) Wireless
4 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
4 12 (60.00%) DHCP
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 11 (55.00%) OSPF
5 11 (55.00%) BGP
6 10 (50.00%) Websense
6 10 (50.00%) OpenView
6 10 (50.00%) HP
6 10 (50.00%) Aruba
7 9 (45.00%) HSRP
7 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (45.00%) AirWatch
7 9 (45.00%) VRRP
7 9 (45.00%) MPLS
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) VMware
8 8 (40.00%) DSL
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (25.00%) Information Security
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
11 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 4 (20.00%) Network Security
12 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
2 12 (60.00%) EIGRP
2 12 (60.00%) DHCP
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
3 11 (55.00%) OSPF
3 11 (55.00%) BGP
4 9 (45.00%) VRRP
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) HSRP
5 8 (40.00%) DSL
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.00%) FWSM
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
9 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) VPN
9 2 (10.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Expert
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) CCSP
3 2 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CCSA
3 2 (10.00%) CCVP
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) OpenView
2 9 (45.00%) AirWatch
3 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (70.00%) SolarWinds
3 10 (50.00%) Aruba
3 10 (50.00%) Websense
3 10 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 1 (5.00%) Brocade
8 1 (5.00%) BT
8 1 (5.00%) F5