The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 103 123 92
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 69 64 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.38% 2.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.34% 8.77% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 74
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.33 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -
Cisco Certification
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
559 730 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.20% 15.76% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 543 639
Median daily rate £450 £435 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 107 (85.60%) Cisco
2 75 (60.00%) Firewall
3 68 (54.40%) CCNP
4 52 (41.60%) CCNA
4 52 (41.60%) Finance
5 41 (32.80%) WAN
6 40 (32.00%) LAN
7 39 (31.20%) CheckPoint
8 35 (28.00%) Data Centre
9 33 (26.40%) Windows
9 33 (26.40%) CCIE
10 30 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (23.20%) Network Security
12 28 (22.40%) BGP
13 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
14 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 25 (20.00%) Juniper
15 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
16 23 (18.40%) Network Design
17 22 (17.60%) Banking
18 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
18 20 (16.00%) F5
19 19 (15.20%) ITIL
20 18 (14.40%) OSPF
21 17 (13.60%) MPLS
21 17 (13.60%) VPN
21 17 (13.60%) Active Directory
21 17 (13.60%) Multicast
22 16 (12.80%) VMware
23 15 (12.00%) Cisco IOS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (1.60%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (60.00%) Firewall
2 41 (32.80%) WAN
3 40 (32.00%) LAN
4 30 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
5 29 (23.20%) Network Security
6 28 (22.40%) BGP
7 26 (20.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (14.40%) OSPF
10 17 (13.60%) MPLS
10 17 (13.60%) Multicast
10 17 (13.60%) VPN
11 15 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (11.20%) DHCP
12 14 (11.20%) DNS
13 13 (10.40%) Wireless
14 9 (7.20%) EIGRP
14 9 (7.20%) HSRP
14 9 (7.20%) IPsec
15 7 (5.60%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) JIRA
1 1 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (41.60%) Finance
2 22 (17.60%) Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) French Language
6 2 (1.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.60%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.60%) Legal
6 2 (1.60%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Law
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (15.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (14.40%) Architect
3 18 (14.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (13.60%) Network Architect
5 11 (8.80%) Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Administrator
7 9 (7.20%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.60%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 6 (4.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.80%) RFC 2544
3 1 (0.80%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.20%) Hedge funds
3 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.60%) Equities
6 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.60%) SCADA
6 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.80%) NHS
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Statistics
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.40%) Windows
2 9 (7.20%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.60%) Unix
5 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.60%) VMS
8 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000
8 2 (1.60%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.80%) CatOS
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Network Design
2 19 (15.20%) ITIL
3 13 (10.40%) Change Control
3 13 (10.40%) Network Management
4 11 (8.80%) Network Architecture
5 9 (7.20%) Problem Management
5 9 (7.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.40%) Change Management
6 8 (6.40%) Low Latency
7 7 (5.60%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.60%) Project Management
8 6 (4.80%) Information Security
8 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.80%) Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.00%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (3.20%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.20%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.00%) Python
3 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.60%) Perl
4 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.60%) SQL
5 1 (0.80%) Java
5 1 (0.80%) Korn
5 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (54.40%) CCNP
2 52 (41.60%) CCNA
3 33 (26.40%) CCIE
4 13 (10.40%) MCP
5 12 (9.60%) CCDE
5 12 (9.60%) CCDP
6 9 (7.20%) CISSP
6 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.40%) Degree
7 8 (6.40%) MCSE
8 7 (5.60%) CCSP
9 6 (4.80%) CCSE
10 4 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.40%) CISM
11 3 (2.40%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.40%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (1.60%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.80%) COBIT
4 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.80%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (13.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.40%) Firmware
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.40%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.80%) Snort
6 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.80%) vSphere
6 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.20%) SCCM
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.80%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.80%) EnCase
4 1 (0.80%) Endace
4 1 (0.80%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) OpenView
4 1 (0.80%) SCOM
4 1 (0.80%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 107 (85.60%) Cisco
2 39 (31.20%) CheckPoint
3 25 (20.00%) Juniper
4 24 (19.20%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.00%) F5
5 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
6 16 (12.80%) VMware
7 5 (4.00%) Aruba
7 5 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 5 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.20%) Citrix
8 4 (3.20%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.40%) NetApp
9 3 (2.40%) Qualys
10 2 (1.60%) Avaya
10 2 (1.60%) Lotus
10 2 (1.60%) Novell
10 2 (1.60%) Oracle
10 2 (1.60%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.80%) Infoblox