Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 151 158 200
Rank change year-on-year +7 +42 -39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 75 125 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.26% 1.41% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.05% 9.80% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 96 48
Central London median daily rate £400 £453 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +10.03% -3.24%
10th Percentile £256 £313 £209
90th Percentile £538 £650 £538
London median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.17% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.19% - -
London median hourly rate £29.56 £33.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +40.43% -7.62%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Central London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 932 1,276 1,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.61% 14.36% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 877 904
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £286 £238 £278
90th Percentile £675 £675 £671
London median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 32
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -13.05% +21.56%
10th Percentile £18.12 £12.78 £16.63
90th Percentile £52.25 £34.13 £53.20
London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +33.33% +3.00%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Central London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Central London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Central London over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Central London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Central London

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 51 £395 -14.13% 44
Camden +8 2 £425 +21.60%
City of Westminster +5 2 £400 +45.45%
West End of London - 2 £425 -
Southwark - 1 £350 -
Cisco Certification
London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 65 (86.67%) Cisco
2 51 (68.00%) CCNP
3 41 (54.67%) Firewall
4 34 (45.33%) VPN
5 33 (44.00%) OSPF
6 28 (37.33%) CCNA
6 28 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (30.67%) Juniper
8 22 (29.33%) Data Centre
9 20 (26.67%) Ethernet
9 20 (26.67%) Migration
10 19 (25.33%) LAN
11 18 (24.00%) WAN
11 18 (24.00%) BGP
11 18 (24.00%) SolarWinds
11 18 (24.00%) Wireshark
11 18 (24.00%) Palo Alto
12 17 (22.67%) MPLS
13 16 (21.33%) Change Management
13 16 (21.33%) IPv4
13 16 (21.33%) IPv6
13 16 (21.33%) Nagios
13 16 (21.33%) Network Security
13 16 (21.33%) JNCIP
13 16 (21.33%) VXLAN
14 15 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (14.67%) Wireless
15 11 (14.67%) CCIE
15 11 (14.67%) ITIL
15 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
1 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.33%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Azure
2 4 (5.33%) AWS
2 4 (5.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.33%) G Suite
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (54.67%) Firewall
2 34 (45.33%) VPN
3 33 (44.00%) OSPF
4 28 (37.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 19 (25.33%) LAN
7 18 (24.00%) BGP
7 18 (24.00%) WAN
7 18 (24.00%) Wireshark
8 17 (22.67%) MPLS
9 16 (21.33%) IPv4
9 16 (21.33%) IPv6
9 16 (21.33%) Network Security
9 16 (21.33%) VXLAN
10 15 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (14.67%) Wireless
12 8 (10.67%) VoIP
13 7 (9.33%) HSRP
14 6 (8.00%) VLAN
14 6 (8.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Postman
2 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Advertising
4 3 (4.00%) Electronics
4 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.67%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.33%) Administrator
2 13 (17.33%) Network Administrator
3 11 (14.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.33%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) .NET
1 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.67%) JSON
1 2 (2.67%) XML
2 1 (1.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.33%) REST
2 1 (1.33%) SOAP
2 1 (1.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.33%) XSLT
2 1 (1.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.33%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) e-Health
6 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) Handset
6 1 (1.33%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.33%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.33%) CentOS
5 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) Migration
2 16 (21.33%) Change Management
3 11 (14.67%) ITIL
3 11 (14.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.67%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (9.33%) Project Delivery
5 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
6 6 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 5 (6.67%) Project Management
7 5 (6.67%) Statistics
8 4 (5.33%) Network Design
8 4 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (4.00%) High Availability
9 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.00%) Python
2 2 (2.67%) C++
2 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.67%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) Java
3 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (68.00%) CCNP
2 28 (37.33%) CCNA
3 16 (21.33%) JNCIP
4 11 (14.67%) CCIE
5 6 (8.00%) Degree
5 6 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.67%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.33%) CCSP
8 3 (4.00%) CCDA
8 3 (4.00%) CCDP
8 3 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (4.00%) MCP
8 3 (4.00%) MCSE
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.67%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.67%) MCSA
9 2 (2.67%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) GDPR
1 3 (4.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) NIST
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware NSX
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
4 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.33%) Docker
5 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) Nagios
2 4 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.67%) Ansible
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.67%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.33%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.33%) SCCM
5 1 (1.33%) vRealize
5 1 (1.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (86.67%) Cisco
2 23 (30.67%) Juniper
3 18 (24.00%) Palo Alto
3 18 (24.00%) SolarWinds
4 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.00%) F5
6 6 (8.00%) VMware
7 5 (6.67%) Meraki
8 4 (5.33%) Zscaler
9 3 (4.00%) Citrix
9 3 (4.00%) Remedy
9 3 (4.00%) SAP
10 2 (2.67%) Apple
10 2 (2.67%) CA
10 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.67%) HP
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle
10 2 (2.67%) Polycom
11 1 (1.33%) Google