Period
to 26 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 March 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 196 161
Rank change year-on-year +49 -35 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 107 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.59% 0.82% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.19% 5.91% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 35 53
City of London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +14.86%
10th Percentile £313 £187 £121
90th Percentile £614 £538 £535
Central London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.68% -5.82% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £31.00 - £16.33
10th Percentile £26.30 - £16.16
90th Percentile £34.70 - £16.49
Central London median hourly rate £31.00 - £16.33

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 956 981 879
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.19% 13.80% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 697 609
City of London median daily rate £500 £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +12.22% -
10th Percentile £240 £294 £263
90th Percentile £688 £689 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 18
City of London median hourly rate £19.67 £21.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% +14.06% -13.45%
10th Percentile £12.78 £14.25 £13.28
90th Percentile £37.10 £38.50 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £20.91 £23.75 £18.70
% change year-on-year -11.95% +27.01% -14.52%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 100 (93.46%) Cisco
2 70 (65.42%) CCNP
3 60 (56.07%) Firewall
4 46 (42.99%) WAN
5 44 (41.12%) VPN
6 42 (39.25%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (38.32%) BGP
7 41 (38.32%) Wireless
8 40 (37.38%) OSPF
8 40 (37.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (34.58%) CCIE
10 35 (32.71%) CCNA
10 35 (32.71%) CheckPoint
10 35 (32.71%) ITIL
11 32 (29.91%) Network Security
12 30 (28.04%) LAN
12 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
13 27 (25.23%) Palo Alto
14 26 (24.30%) F5
14 26 (24.30%) EIGRP
15 25 (23.36%) Finance
16 24 (22.43%) MPLS
16 24 (22.43%) TCP/IP
17 21 (19.63%) SolarWinds
18 19 (17.76%) DHCP
19 18 (16.82%) DNS
19 18 (16.82%) Security Cleared
20 17 (15.89%) Internet
20 17 (15.89%) Multicast
21 16 (14.95%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring 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 4 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.80%) CMS
2 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.67%) Datadog
3 5 (4.67%) Office 365
3 5 (4.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.74%) IaaS
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.07%) Firewall
2 46 (42.99%) WAN
3 44 (41.12%) VPN
4 42 (39.25%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (38.32%) BGP
5 41 (38.32%) Wireless
6 40 (37.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 40 (37.38%) OSPF
7 32 (29.91%) Network Security
8 30 (28.04%) LAN
9 26 (24.30%) EIGRP
10 24 (22.43%) MPLS
10 24 (22.43%) TCP/IP
11 19 (17.76%) DHCP
12 18 (16.82%) DNS
13 17 (15.89%) Internet
13 17 (15.89%) Multicast
14 16 (14.95%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (14.95%) VoIP
15 15 (14.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon Aurora
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) Hudson
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 25 (23.36%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.67%) Law
6 3 (2.80%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.87%) Advertising
7 2 (1.87%) International Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (62.62%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (14.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (13.08%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Security Engineer
6 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Voice Network Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Network Support
8 4 (3.74%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.74%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) XMPP
2 4 (3.74%) JSON
2 4 (3.74%) Regular Expression
2 4 (3.74%) YAML
3 2 (1.87%) .NET
3 2 (1.87%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.04%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.80%) CCTV
5 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.87%) Tandem
7 1 (0.93%) Contactless
7 1 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Fintech
7 1 (0.93%) Handset
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.02%) Windows
2 11 (10.28%) Linux
3 7 (6.54%) Unix
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) ITIL
2 14 (13.08%) Network Management
2 14 (13.08%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (12.15%) Change Management
4 10 (9.35%) Network Architecture
4 10 (9.35%) Network Design
5 9 (8.41%) DevOps
5 9 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
5 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 9 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.48%) High Availability
6 8 (7.48%) Project Management
6 8 (7.48%) Web Filtering
7 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.54%) Information Security
7 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (5.61%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) Python
2 5 (4.67%) Perl
2 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.80%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.87%) C
5 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 70 (65.42%) CCNP
2 37 (34.58%) CCIE
3 35 (32.71%) CCNA
4 18 (16.82%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.28%) CCDP
5 11 (10.28%) CISSP
6 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 7 (6.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (5.61%) BC Cleared
8 6 (5.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (5.61%) CCDA
8 6 (5.61%) Degree
9 5 (4.67%) CCDE
9 5 (4.67%) RHCE
10 4 (3.74%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.80%) Avaya Certification
11 3 (2.80%) CCSP
11 3 (2.80%) CCVP
11 3 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.74%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.80%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Firmware
2 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (10.28%) Ansible
3 9 (8.41%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (4.67%) Nagios
4 5 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.67%) Puppet
5 3 (2.80%) Cacti
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.80%) SCCM
6 2 (1.87%) Kibana
6 2 (1.87%) logstash
6 2 (1.87%) RANCID
6 2 (1.87%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.87%) Terraform
6 2 (1.87%) vRealize
6 2 (1.87%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (0.93%) Amdocs OSS
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.93%) QRadar
Vendors
1 100 (93.46%) Cisco
2 35 (32.71%) CheckPoint
3 27 (25.23%) Palo Alto
4 26 (24.30%) F5
5 21 (19.63%) SolarWinds
6 13 (12.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (11.21%) Meraki
8 9 (8.41%) Juniper
8 9 (8.41%) Splunk
9 8 (7.48%) Riverbed
9 8 (7.48%) VMware
10 6 (5.61%) Arista
10 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.61%) HP
10 6 (5.61%) Red Box
11 5 (4.67%) ArcSight
11 5 (4.67%) Aruba
11 5 (4.67%) Qualys
11 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.74%) Avaya