The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 394 410 414
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.025% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.34% 0.39% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £490 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.00
Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1754 1521 1701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.66% 6.28% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 994 973
Average daily rate £420 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £298 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 42
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £41.50 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +17.14%
CiscoWorks
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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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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 +22 1 - - 1
CiscoWorks
England

CiscoWorks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (44.44%) Cacti
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) OpenView
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 3 (33.33%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) Multicast
4 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) tcpdump
3 3 (33.33%) HSRP
3 3 (33.33%) Multicast
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) RIP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) ATM
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Network Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
1 1 (11.11%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (11.11%) DFS Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Cacti
1 4 (44.44%) OpenView
1 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (11.11%) WSUS
2 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Veeam
5 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL