Period
to 26 June 2019

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 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.

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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 109 72
Rank change year-on-year +16 -37 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 231 226 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.73% 2.48% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 6.53% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 170 158
Central London median daily rate £463 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.48% -5.76% -
10th Percentile £194 £187 £300
90th Percentile £638 £539 £600
London median daily rate £450 £413 £415
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 8
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £22.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% -9.31% -12.00%
10th Percentile £15.05 £19.88 £12.88
90th Percentile £44.09 £37.50 £56.33
London median hourly rate £24.75 £22.25 £24.86
% change year-on-year +11.24% -10.50% +50.67%

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 3,254 3,459 2,911
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.50% 37.92% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,361 2,508 2,088
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £305 £260 £270
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 86 49
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +25.00% -18.99%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.44
90th Percentile £44.80 £37.50 £26.23
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.33% +7.50% +6.67%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
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 in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Central London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Central London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Central London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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 +13 182 £475 +17.65% 29
West End of London +9 9 £440 +23.94%
Southwark -27 8 £323 +98.46%
City of Westminster -17 6 £415 -14.87%
Camden +5 1 £300 +233.33%
Cisco
London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 99 (42.86%) Firewall
2 92 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
3 85 (36.80%) Finance
4 77 (33.33%) WAN
5 71 (30.74%) Windows
6 53 (22.94%) LAN
6 53 (22.94%) CCNP
7 52 (22.51%) CCIE
7 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
8 51 (22.08%) CheckPoint
9 50 (21.65%) VPN
9 50 (21.65%) Wireless
10 49 (21.21%) VMware
10 49 (21.21%) BGP
11 48 (20.78%) OSPF
12 44 (19.05%) DNS
12 44 (19.05%) Office 365
12 44 (19.05%) Data Centre
13 41 (17.75%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (17.75%) Active Directory
14 39 (16.88%) F5
14 39 (16.88%) Palo Alto
15 38 (16.45%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (16.45%) DHCP
16 37 (16.02%) ITIL
17 36 (15.58%) MPLS
17 36 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 34 (14.72%) Network Security
18 34 (14.72%) Windows Server
19 32 (13.85%) TCP/IP

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 25 (10.82%) MS Exchange
1 25 (10.82%) Skype for Business
2 12 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (4.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.16%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) Confluence
7 2 (0.87%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.30%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.05%) Office 365
2 36 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.73%) IaaS
4 4 (1.73%) Mimecast
4 4 (1.73%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) G Suite
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) Serverless
6 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (42.86%) Firewall
2 77 (33.33%) WAN
3 53 (22.94%) LAN
4 50 (21.65%) VPN
4 50 (21.65%) Wireless
5 49 (21.21%) BGP
6 48 (20.78%) OSPF
7 44 (19.05%) DNS
8 41 (17.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 38 (16.45%) Cisco ASA
9 38 (16.45%) DHCP
10 36 (15.58%) MPLS
11 34 (14.72%) Network Security
12 32 (13.85%) TCP/IP
13 28 (12.12%) Internet
14 27 (11.69%) VoIP
15 26 (11.26%) EIGRP
16 25 (10.82%) Skype
16 25 (10.82%) VLAN
17 20 (8.66%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.30%) Big Data
4 2 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (3.03%) JIRA
2 6 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (2.16%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.87%) Hudson
4 2 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.43%) MSI
5 1 (0.43%) WiX
General
1 85 (36.80%) Finance
2 18 (7.79%) Banking
3 15 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.46%) Law
5 8 (3.46%) Legal
6 4 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.73%) Retail
7 3 (1.30%) Advertising
7 3 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.87%) International Banking
8 2 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (37.66%) Network Engineer
2 25 (10.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (8.23%) Analyst
5 18 (7.79%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.36%) Desktop Support
6 17 (7.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 15 (6.49%) Architect
9 14 (6.06%) Consultant
10 12 (5.19%) Security Engineer
11 11 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
12 10 (4.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (3.90%) Design Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (3.90%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.46%) WAN Engineer
15 7 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
15 7 (3.03%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.46%) Regular Expression
2 5 (2.16%) JSON
2 5 (2.16%) YAML
3 4 (1.73%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.73%) CSS
4 3 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (1.30%) LDAP
4 3 (1.30%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.30%) XMPP
5 2 (0.87%) .NET
6 1 (0.43%) HTML
6 1 (0.43%) RSS
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
6 1 (0.43%) VML
6 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.23%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (6.06%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.03%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.16%) iPad
6 5 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.73%) Replication
7 4 (1.73%) Tandem
8 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.30%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.30%) CCTV
8 3 (1.30%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.87%) iPhone
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 71 (30.74%) Windows
2 34 (14.72%) Windows Server
3 25 (10.82%) Linux
4 18 (7.79%) Windows 10
4 18 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.19%) Unix
6 10 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.73%) Android
10 4 (1.73%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.87%) AIX
11 2 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.87%) Solaris
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.02%) ITIL
2 28 (12.12%) Migration
3 26 (11.26%) Network Management
4 19 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (8.23%) Network Design
5 18 (7.79%) Load Balancing
5 18 (7.79%) Project Management
6 15 (6.49%) Technical Leadership
7 14 (6.06%) Change Management
7 14 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
9 11 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 10 (4.33%) High Availability
10 10 (4.33%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.33%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (3.90%) DevOps
12 8 (3.46%) Information Security
13 7 (3.03%) Network Virtualisation
14 6 (2.60%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.36%) Python
2 15 (6.49%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.73%) Perl
4 4 (1.73%) SQL
5 2 (0.87%) Java
5 2 (0.87%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) R
6 1 (0.43%) Ruby
6 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (39.83%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (22.94%) CCNP
3 52 (22.51%) CCIE
4 30 (12.99%) CCNA
5 15 (6.49%) CCDP
6 12 (5.19%) Security Cleared
7 10 (4.33%) CCDA
7 10 (4.33%) Degree
8 9 (3.90%) BC Cleared
8 9 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (3.90%) SC Cleared
9 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.16%) CCDE
10 5 (2.16%) CISSP
10 5 (2.16%) MCP
10 5 (2.16%) MCSE
10 5 (2.16%) PMP
11 4 (1.73%) CCVP
11 4 (1.73%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.30%) COBIT
2 2 (0.87%) MiFID
2 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 41 (17.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.76%) vSphere
4 10 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.16%) ProxySG
6 4 (1.73%) Docker
6 4 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (1.30%) XenApp
7 3 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.87%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.87%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.43%) KVM
9 1 (0.43%) pfSense
9 1 (0.43%) vCloud
9 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 15 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.33%) SCCM
3 9 (3.90%) Ansible
3 9 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (2.16%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.16%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (1.73%) Puppet
6 3 (1.30%) Cacti
6 3 (1.30%) Kibana
6 3 (1.30%) logstash
6 3 (1.30%) Nagios
6 3 (1.30%) RANCID
6 3 (1.30%) vMotion
7 2 (0.87%) Icinga
7 2 (0.87%) Iperf
7 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.87%) OpenView
7 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 51 (22.08%) CheckPoint
3 49 (21.21%) VMware
4 39 (16.88%) F5
4 39 (16.88%) Palo Alto
5 25 (10.82%) Juniper
6 22 (9.52%) Citrix
6 22 (9.52%) Meraki
7 21 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 13 (5.63%) Fortinet
8 13 (5.63%) HP
9 12 (5.19%) Riverbed
9 12 (5.19%) Splunk
10 9 (3.90%) Arista
11 8 (3.46%) Avaya
12 7 (3.03%) Apple
12 7 (3.03%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.03%) Google
12 7 (3.03%) NetApp
12 7 (3.03%) Polycom