Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 201 154
Rank change year-on-year +32 -47 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 107 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.27% 1.03% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.13% 7.27% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 76 72
Central London median daily rate £475 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.92% -4.41% +6.25%
10th Percentile £330 £290 £113
90th Percentile £613 £588 £584
London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Central London median hourly rate £31.75 £20.00 £24.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.75% -17.90% -
10th Percentile £28.78 £20.00 £23.68
90th Percentile £33.73 £20.00 £25.04
London median hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £30.94
% change year-on-year +27.00% -19.20% +19.00%

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 1,172 1,293 1,128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.87% 14.17% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 929 763
Central London median daily rate £510 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +9.65% +1.33%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £688 £644
London median daily rate £513 £500 £471
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.10% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 56 21
Central London median hourly rate £21.18 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.26% +5.23% -18.41%
10th Percentile £12.05 £14.13 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.20 £51.00 £25.04
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £24.68
% change year-on-year +64.71% -13.90% +24.96%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 +24 89 £475 +18.01% 10
West End of London +7 2 - -
City of Westminster -16 2 - -
Southwark -31 2 £300 +84.62%
Cisco Certification
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 92 (85.98%) Cisco
2 65 (60.75%) Firewall
3 59 (55.14%) CCNP
4 55 (51.40%) CCIE
5 50 (46.73%) WAN
6 44 (41.12%) BGP
7 43 (40.19%) VPN
8 42 (39.25%) Finance
9 40 (37.38%) OSPF
10 33 (30.84%) MPLS
10 33 (30.84%) CCNA
10 33 (30.84%) Data Centre
11 31 (28.97%) LAN
11 31 (28.97%) Wireless
12 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
13 29 (27.10%) Palo Alto
14 28 (26.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (26.17%) Network Security
15 26 (24.30%) EIGRP
16 25 (23.36%) Network Management
17 24 (22.43%) ITIL
18 23 (21.50%) Internet
18 23 (21.50%) F5
19 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
20 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
21 18 (16.82%) DNS
21 18 (16.82%) Multicast
22 17 (15.89%) Juniper
22 17 (15.89%) DHCP
22 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (4.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (14.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (1.87%) Office 365
4 2 (1.87%) SaaS
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) IaaS
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 65 (60.75%) Firewall
2 50 (46.73%) WAN
3 44 (41.12%) BGP
4 43 (40.19%) VPN
5 40 (37.38%) OSPF
6 33 (30.84%) MPLS
7 31 (28.97%) LAN
7 31 (28.97%) Wireless
8 28 (26.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 28 (26.17%) Network Security
9 26 (24.30%) EIGRP
10 23 (21.50%) Internet
11 22 (20.56%) TCP/IP
12 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (16.82%) DNS
13 18 (16.82%) Multicast
14 17 (15.89%) DHCP
15 16 (14.95%) VoIP
16 15 (14.02%) Ethernet
16 15 (14.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.74%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
General
1 42 (39.25%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.61%) Banking
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) International Banking
6 2 (1.87%) Law
6 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (61.68%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (7.48%) Security Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) Security Specialist
6 6 (5.61%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) WAN Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Network Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Network Manager
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Voice Network Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) JSON
1 5 (4.67%) Regular Expression
1 5 (4.67%) YAML
2 3 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.80%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.87%) XMPP
4 1 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.93%) VML
4 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.41%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.48%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (6.54%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.74%) Tandem
6 3 (2.80%) CCTV
6 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) PKI
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Handset
8 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Linux
2 10 (9.35%) Windows
3 6 (5.61%) Unix
4 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Network Management
2 24 (22.43%) ITIL
3 17 (15.89%) Network Design
4 16 (14.95%) Project Management
5 15 (14.02%) Load Balancing
6 13 (12.15%) Migration
7 12 (11.21%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (9.35%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (9.35%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.41%) Change Management
9 9 (8.41%) Information Security
9 9 (8.41%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (8.41%) Technical Leadership
10 8 (7.48%) DevOps
11 7 (6.54%) Network Virtualisation
11 7 (6.54%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (6.54%) Web Filtering
12 6 (5.61%) B2B
13 5 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.08%) Python
2 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.80%) Perl
3 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (55.14%) CCNP
2 55 (51.40%) CCIE
3 33 (30.84%) CCNA
4 17 (15.89%) Security Cleared
5 15 (14.02%) CCDP
6 12 (11.21%) CISSP
7 11 (10.28%) SC Cleared
8 10 (9.35%) CCDA
9 9 (8.41%) BC Cleared
9 9 (8.41%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (5.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (5.61%) Degree
11 5 (4.67%) CCDE
12 4 (3.74%) CCVP
12 4 (3.74%) CEH
12 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.80%) CCIE Collaboration
13 3 (2.80%) CHFI
13 3 (2.80%) CISA
13 3 (2.80%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) COBIT
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) NIST
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) KVM
3 1 (0.93%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (5.61%) Ansible
4 5 (4.67%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (3.74%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (2.80%) Cacti
6 3 (2.80%) Kibana
6 3 (2.80%) logstash
6 3 (2.80%) Nagios
6 3 (2.80%) RANCID
7 2 (1.87%) Icinga
7 2 (1.87%) OpenView
7 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.87%) Puppet
7 2 (1.87%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.93%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.93%) Grafana
8 1 (0.93%) Graphite
8 1 (0.93%) Iperf
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (85.98%) Cisco
2 30 (28.04%) CheckPoint
3 29 (27.10%) Palo Alto
4 23 (21.50%) F5
5 17 (15.89%) Juniper
6 15 (14.02%) SolarWinds
7 12 (11.21%) Fortinet
8 8 (7.48%) Arista
8 8 (7.48%) HP
8 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
8 8 (7.48%) Riverbed
8 8 (7.48%) Splunk
9 5 (4.67%) ArcSight
9 5 (4.67%) Red Box
9 5 (4.67%) SevOne
10 4 (3.74%) Aruba
10 4 (3.74%) Google
11 3 (2.80%) Citrix
11 3 (2.80%) Meraki
11 3 (2.80%) VMware