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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 389 383 357
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.52% 0.65% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
1737 1540 1184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.22% 7.15% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1034 747
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 43
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.30 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -16.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CiscoWorks across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 2 £375 - 1
Greenwich - - - -
CiscoWorks
England

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) VoIP
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) CCIE
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Network Security
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) OSPF
3 4 (26.67%) BGP
4 3 (20.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (13.33%) HSRP
5 2 (13.33%) FWSM
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Expert
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) SecurID
2 1 (6.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCSP
4 2 (13.33%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCSA
4 2 (13.33%) CCVP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 1 (6.67%) CA
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) F5
7 1 (6.67%) Brocade