Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 184 135 140
Rank change year-on-year -49 +5 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 73 111 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.66% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 10.65% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 85 103
City of London median daily rate £425 £433 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +6.79% +8.00%
10th Percentile £299 £303 £258
90th Percentile £546 £538 £535
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.33 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.64% -34.04% +65.00%
10th Percentile £26.50 £16.16 £13.83
90th Percentile £31.50 £16.49 £34.68
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.33 £19.00
% change year-on-year +77.64% -14.08% +24.59%

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 993 1042 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.87% 15.56% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 731 999
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +1.81% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £262
90th Percentile £675 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 28
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +3.54% +20.33%
10th Percentile £13.31 £16.16 £11.23
90th Percentile £29.64 £29.38 £38.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 22 November 2017.

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

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 22 November 2017. 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 - 2 £300 -
Cisco Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 48 (65.75%) CCNP
3 30 (41.10%) Firewall
4 29 (39.73%) CCNA
5 27 (36.99%) Finance
6 24 (32.88%) CCIE
7 20 (27.40%) WAN
8 19 (26.03%) Wireless
8 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
9 15 (20.55%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (20.55%) ITIL
10 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
10 14 (19.18%) CheckPoint
10 14 (19.18%) BGP
10 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
11 13 (17.81%) Juniper
11 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (17.81%) Network Security
12 12 (16.44%) Degree
12 12 (16.44%) Windows
12 12 (16.44%) LAN
13 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
13 11 (15.07%) VPN
13 11 (15.07%) OSPF
13 11 (15.07%) VMware
13 11 (15.07%) Banking
13 11 (15.07%) Network Design
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (13.70%) Cisco Wireless
14 10 (13.70%) Multicast

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 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.85%) Mimecast
3 5 (6.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.37%) IaaS
4 1 (1.37%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (41.10%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) WAN
3 19 (26.03%) Wireless
4 15 (20.55%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (19.18%) BGP
5 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
6 13 (17.81%) Network Security
7 12 (16.44%) LAN
8 11 (15.07%) OSPF
8 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
8 11 (15.07%) VPN
9 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (13.70%) Cisco Wireless
9 10 (13.70%) Multicast
10 9 (12.33%) VLAN
11 8 (10.96%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (10.96%) MPLS
12 7 (9.59%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (8.22%) Internet
13 6 (8.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Voice Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Data Network Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Voice Network Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Juniper Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Cisco Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Network Support
11 2 (2.74%) Security Architect
11 2 (2.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.74%) XMPP
3 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.37%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.37%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.37%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Tandem
6 1 (1.37%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.74%) Unix
5 1 (1.37%) AIX
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Network Design
3 9 (12.33%) High Availability
4 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
5 7 (9.59%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.22%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (8.22%) Change Control
6 6 (8.22%) Network Management
6 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.85%) Budget Control
7 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 5 (6.85%) People Management
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.85%) Software Licensing
8 4 (5.48%) Information Security
8 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.48%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Python
2 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Ruby
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) Perl
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (65.75%) CCNP
2 29 (39.73%) CCNA
3 24 (32.88%) CCIE
4 12 (16.44%) Degree
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (9.59%) CCSP
6 7 (9.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (9.59%) MCP
6 7 (9.59%) MCSE
6 7 (9.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (5.48%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (5.48%) CCSE
8 4 (5.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (4.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (4.11%) CCDP
9 3 (4.11%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (4.11%) CCMSE
9 3 (4.11%) CISM
9 3 (4.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.22%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) COBIT
3 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) KVM
6 1 (1.37%) NFS
6 1 (1.37%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.85%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.11%) Ansible
5 2 (2.74%) Cacti
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.74%) Nessus
5 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.74%) OSSEC
5 2 (2.74%) Packer
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.74%) Terraform
5 2 (2.74%) vMotion
6 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) OPNET
6 1 (1.37%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.37%) vRealize
6 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (84.93%) Cisco
2 14 (19.18%) CheckPoint
2 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (17.81%) Juniper
4 11 (15.07%) VMware
5 9 (12.33%) Palo Alto
6 7 (9.59%) Citrix
6 7 (9.59%) F5
7 6 (8.22%) SolarWinds
7 6 (8.22%) Veeam
8 5 (6.85%) Arista
8 5 (6.85%) HP
8 5 (6.85%) Meraki
8 5 (6.85%) Sophos
9 4 (5.48%) Fortinet
10 3 (4.11%) Dell
10 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.11%) Symantec
11 2 (2.74%) Red Box
11 2 (2.74%) Trend Micro