Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 144 197
Rank change year-on-year +17 +53 -41
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 46 112 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.64% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.34% 11.42% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 91 37
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £191
90th Percentile £475 £613 £525
Central London median daily rate £400 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -15.79% +18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £24.12 £31.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.19% - -
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.19% - -

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 627 981 951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.23% 14.40% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 699 676
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.72% +16.61%
10th Percentile £270 £253 £299
90th Percentile £670 £688 £713
Central London median daily rate £490 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.65 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -1.69% +16.67%
10th Percentile £18.70 £15.78 £15.18
90th Percentile £52.25 £37.80 £38.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £21.76
% change year-on-year +65.25% -2.65% +21.26%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in the City of London

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 9 April 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
London Bridge - 1 £350 -
Cisco Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 27 (58.70%) CCNP
3 21 (45.65%) Firewall
4 17 (36.96%) Network Security
5 16 (34.78%) CCNA
5 16 (34.78%) OSPF
6 15 (32.61%) VPN
6 15 (32.61%) Palo Alto
7 14 (30.43%) BGP
8 12 (26.09%) MPLS
9 11 (23.91%) ITIL
9 11 (23.91%) LAN
9 11 (23.91%) WAN
10 10 (21.74%) Juniper
10 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (17.39%) Migration
12 8 (17.39%) Azure
13 7 (15.22%) AWS
13 7 (15.22%) HSRP
13 7 (15.22%) Degree
13 7 (15.22%) VMware
13 7 (15.22%) Finance
13 7 (15.22%) VRRP
14 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
14 6 (13.04%) CCIE
14 6 (13.04%) VoIP
14 6 (13.04%) Python

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 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Azure
2 7 (15.22%) AWS
3 2 (4.35%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.17%) G Suite
4 1 (2.17%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (45.65%) Firewall
2 17 (36.96%) Network Security
3 16 (34.78%) OSPF
4 15 (32.61%) VPN
5 14 (30.43%) BGP
6 12 (26.09%) MPLS
7 11 (23.91%) LAN
7 11 (23.91%) WAN
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (15.22%) HSRP
9 7 (15.22%) VRRP
10 6 (13.04%) VoIP
10 6 (13.04%) Wireless
11 5 (10.87%) Cisco IPT
11 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (10.87%) IP Telephony
11 5 (10.87%) IPsec
11 5 (10.87%) VLAN
11 5 (10.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Postman
3 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (54.35%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) LAN Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) WAN Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Collaboration Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.17%) JSON
3 1 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) XMPP
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
3 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (4.35%) CentOS
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.39%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.87%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (10.87%) Statistics
5 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps
6 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) High Availability
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) SIEM
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.35%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (6.52%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (58.70%) CCNP
2 16 (34.78%) CCNA
3 7 (15.22%) Degree
4 6 (13.04%) CCIE
5 5 (10.87%) CCSP
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) CCENT
6 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
6 3 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (4.35%) CCIE Service Provider
7 2 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) SSCP
7 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PMO
2 2 (4.35%) NIST
3 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.70%) VMware NSX
2 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.52%) Nagios
1 3 (6.52%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.35%) Nessus
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) vRealize
3 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) Palo Alto
3 10 (21.74%) Juniper
4 7 (15.22%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) F5
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Meraki
7 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 4 (8.70%) Zscaler
8 3 (6.52%) Remedy
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.35%) HP
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Qualys
10 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.17%) Aruba
10 1 (2.17%) NVIDIA
10 1 (2.17%) Polycom