Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 166 171
Rank change year-on-year +60 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 29 77 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.18% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 8.96% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 74
Median daily rate £450 £475 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.31% -5.53%
10th Percentile £358 £324 £310
90th Percentile £576 £553 £538
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £402
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.31% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -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 423 859 977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.98% 13.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 626 676
Median daily rate £513 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +2.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £269 £305 £307
90th Percentile £650 £688 £700
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 58
Median hourly rate £35.25 £27.72 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.19% +48.21% +0.03%
10th Percentile £17.93 £10.63 £14.00
90th Percentile £46.18 £55.08 £31.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +58.69% +17.94% -

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 7 August 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

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) Firewall
5 9 (31.03%) CCNA
5 9 (31.03%) BGP
5 9 (31.03%) F5
6 8 (27.59%) OSPF
6 8 (27.59%) CCIE
6 8 (27.59%) Banking
7 7 (24.14%) Migration
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
7 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
8 6 (20.69%) Network Design
8 6 (20.69%) VLAN
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) DHCP
9 5 (17.24%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) Azure
9 5 (17.24%) AWS
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
10 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
10 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
10 4 (13.79%) VMware
10 4 (13.79%) MPLS

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SAS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) Google Drive
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) BGP
3 8 (27.59%) OSPF
4 6 (20.69%) VLAN
5 5 (17.24%) DHCP
5 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
5 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 4 (13.79%) LAN
6 4 (13.79%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) SNMP
6 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 3 (10.34%) VXLAN
8 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.90%) FTP
8 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.90%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Architect
2 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
1 2 (6.90%) COM
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (6.90%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (6.90%) DNA
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Segmentation
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
6 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Lisp
3 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) CCNP
2 9 (31.03%) CCNA
3 8 (27.59%) CCIE
4 3 (10.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (6.90%) CCDA
5 2 (6.90%) CCSP
5 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) SSCP
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCENT
6 1 (3.45%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (3.45%) CISM
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.45%) NIST
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (6.90%) Nessus
1 2 (6.90%) TrustSec
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) F5
3 7 (24.14%) Palo Alto
4 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 4 (13.79%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
6 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Riverbed
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
7 2 (6.90%) EMC
7 2 (6.90%) ForeScout
7 2 (6.90%) Qualys
7 2 (6.90%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) CA
8 1 (3.45%) HP
8 1 (3.45%) Nokia
8 1 (3.45%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) Sun