Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 171 127
Rank change year-on-year -3 -44 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 86 72 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.23% 1.09% 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.85% 7.78% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 95
City of London median daily rate £401 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £188 £313
90th Percentile £538 £544 £538
Central London median daily rate £401 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.76% - +11.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £26.68 -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.68 -
% change year-on-year -25.04% - -

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 972 925 1,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.93% 14.03% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 637 791
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £279 £287 £275
90th Percentile £693 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 23 12
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £20.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -13.36% +13.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.32 £16.36
90th Percentile £28.99 £29.77 £80.73
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £21.78
% change year-on-year - -14.14% +16.47%

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018, 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 62 (72.09%) Cisco
2 44 (51.16%) CCNP
3 43 (50.00%) Firewall
4 39 (45.35%) Finance
4 39 (45.35%) CCNA
5 33 (38.37%) WAN
6 30 (34.88%) LAN
6 30 (34.88%) Windows
7 24 (27.91%) ITIL
8 22 (25.58%) CCIE
9 21 (24.42%) Wireless
10 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 17 (19.77%) Migration
11 17 (19.77%) VMware
12 16 (18.60%) OSPF
13 15 (17.44%) Banking
13 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (16.28%) F5
14 14 (16.28%) BGP
14 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
15 13 (15.12%) CISSP
15 13 (15.12%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (13.95%) Network Security
16 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
16 12 (13.95%) Juniper
16 12 (13.95%) MPLS
17 11 (12.79%) VPN
17 11 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) Office 365
4 2 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.33%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.33%) GitHub
4 2 (2.33%) npm
4 2 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.00%) Firewall
2 33 (38.37%) WAN
3 30 (34.88%) LAN
4 21 (24.42%) Wireless
5 16 (18.60%) OSPF
6 14 (16.28%) BGP
7 13 (15.12%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (13.95%) MPLS
8 12 (13.95%) Network Security
9 11 (12.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (12.79%) VPN
10 10 (11.63%) DNS
11 9 (10.47%) SAN
11 9 (10.47%) Wireshark
12 8 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (9.30%) DHCP
12 8 (9.30%) Multicast
12 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
13 7 (8.14%) NX-OS
14 6 (6.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) SonarQube
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) French Language
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) International Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.81%) Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Lead Network Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Compliance Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Security Compliance Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Middleware
1 4 (4.65%) XMPP
2 3 (3.49%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.33%) Node.js
3 2 (2.33%) OAuth
3 2 (2.33%) OAuth2
3 2 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) RESTful
3 2 (2.33%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.95%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.65%) PKI
6 3 (3.49%) Clustering
7 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.33%) Eurex
7 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.16%) CESG
8 1 (1.16%) e-Health
8 1 (1.16%) Equities
8 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.16%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.16%) iPhone
8 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Unix
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Android
5 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 17 (19.77%) Migration
3 10 (11.63%) Information Security
4 9 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (10.47%) Network Design
4 9 (10.47%) Network Management
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) Data Science
7 6 (6.98%) Service Management
7 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.81%) Change Control
8 5 (5.81%) Change Management
8 5 (5.81%) Data Security
8 5 (5.81%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (5.81%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.81%) Security Operations
8 5 (5.81%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (4.65%) Perl
2 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.49%) C
4 2 (2.33%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (2.33%) PyPy
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (51.16%) CCNP
2 39 (45.35%) CCNA
3 22 (25.58%) CCIE
4 13 (15.12%) CISSP
5 10 (11.63%) Degree
6 8 (9.30%) CISA
6 8 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (8.14%) CISM
8 3 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.49%) MCSE
8 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.33%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.33%) CCSA
9 2 (2.33%) CCVP
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.81%) HIPAA
3 3 (3.49%) MiFID
4 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) GDPR
5 1 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Active Directory
1 13 (15.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.65%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.16%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.49%) SCCM
3 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (2.33%) vMotion
3 2 (2.33%) vRealize
4 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.16%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (1.16%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (72.09%) Cisco
2 17 (19.77%) VMware
3 14 (16.28%) F5
3 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.95%) Juniper
5 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
6 9 (10.47%) Splunk
7 8 (9.30%) Palo Alto
8 7 (8.14%) CyberArk
8 7 (8.14%) McAfee
9 6 (6.98%) Citrix
9 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.81%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.81%) ForeScout
10 5 (5.81%) Reuters
11 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.49%) IBM
11 3 (3.49%) Red Box
11 3 (3.49%) SevOne
11 3 (3.49%) Sun