Period
to 19 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 107 88
Rank change year-on-year +41 -19 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 62 185 264
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 3.08% 2.31% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 7.93% 5.95% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 140 196
Median daily rate £461 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +12.50% -6.32%
10th Percentile £283 £208 £163
90th Percentile £588 £588 £613
London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 14
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.50% -18.13%
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +62.79% -10.42% -5.88%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 782 3,107 3,438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.79% 38.74% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 2,355 2,459
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £312 £283 £238
90th Percentile £663 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 67 84
Median hourly rate £22.25 £20.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +8.21% +6.94%
10th Percentile £15.20 £11.25 £13.31
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £28.65
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Central London over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
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 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 +29 56 £473 +3.28% 26
Cisco
London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (30.65%) Firewall
4 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
5 16 (25.81%) CCNP
6 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
7 14 (22.58%) Windows
7 14 (22.58%) BGP
8 13 (20.97%) F5
9 10 (16.13%) Banking
9 10 (16.13%) OSPF
9 10 (16.13%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Linux
9 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
9 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
10 9 (14.52%) CCNA
10 9 (14.52%) VMware
11 8 (12.90%) ITIL
11 8 (12.90%) VLAN
11 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (11.29%) Office 365
12 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (11.29%) Azure
12 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (11.29%) Oracle
12 7 (11.29%) WAN
12 7 (11.29%) Juniper
12 7 (11.29%) Windows Server

Cisco
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 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Azure
1 7 (11.29%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) AWS
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Firewall
2 14 (22.58%) BGP
3 10 (16.13%) OSPF
4 8 (12.90%) VLAN
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (11.29%) WAN
6 6 (9.68%) DNS
6 6 (9.68%) Internet
6 6 (9.68%) LAN
6 6 (9.68%) Network Security
6 6 (9.68%) Skype
7 5 (8.06%) EIGRP
7 5 (8.06%) SAN
7 5 (8.06%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (8.06%) VPN
8 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (6.45%) DHCP
8 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 4 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) JIRA
1 1 (1.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (43.55%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) French Language
4 2 (3.23%) German Language
4 2 (3.23%) International Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) Analyst
3 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
5 3 (4.84%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.61%) XML
2 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Windows
2 10 (16.13%) Linux
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.45%) Unix
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) HPUX
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.61%) Android
7 1 (1.61%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Migration
2 8 (12.90%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (12.90%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 6 (9.68%) Service Management
5 5 (8.06%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (8.06%) High Availability
5 5 (8.06%) Information Security
5 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
5 5 (8.06%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Remediation Plan
6 4 (6.45%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.45%) Tech Ops
7 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (4.84%) Network Architecture
7 3 (4.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.23%) C
1 2 (3.23%) Lisp
1 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.81%) CCNP
3 9 (14.52%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) CCIE
5 3 (4.84%) CISA
5 3 (4.84%) CISM
5 3 (4.84%) CISSP
5 3 (4.84%) CREST Certified
5 3 (4.84%) GIAC
6 2 (3.23%) CCA
7 1 (1.61%) CCDA
7 1 (1.61%) CCDP
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCSE
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
3 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.06%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.23%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.23%) XenApp
4 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (8.06%) EnCase
1 5 (8.06%) FTK
2 3 (4.84%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.23%) Nagios
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.23%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (1.61%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.61%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) F5
3 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.13%) Palo Alto
4 9 (14.52%) VMware
5 7 (11.29%) Juniper
5 7 (11.29%) Oracle
6 6 (9.68%) HP
7 5 (8.06%) Cellebrite
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.45%) Arista
8 4 (6.45%) EMC
8 4 (6.45%) NetApp
8 4 (6.45%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.84%) Splunk
10 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 2 (3.23%) ForeScout
10 2 (3.23%) Ivanti