Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 168 160 189
Rank change year-on-year -8 +29 -50
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 52 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.35% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 10.01% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 49
City of London median daily rate £415 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £277 £313 £321
90th Percentile £553 £538 £548
Central London median daily rate £400 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -8.57% -2.78% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.81 £26.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.13% -8.62% +77.64%
10th Percentile £24.61 £25.75 £26.50
90th Percentile £48.70 £27.25 £31.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.81 £26.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +35.13% -8.62% +77.64%

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 846 949 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.50% 13.49% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 672 724
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% +9.72%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £300
90th Percentile £694 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £478 £475
% change year-on-year +4.71% +0.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 46 27
City of London median hourly rate £21.72 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.12% - -1.58%
10th Percentile £10.63 £13.50 £13.31
90th Percentile £52.15 £25.50 £29.41
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.97% -1.58% -

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 November 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

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 November 2019. 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 £325 -
Cisco Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 35 (67.31%) Firewall
3 31 (59.62%) CCNP
4 26 (50.00%) LAN
5 25 (48.08%) WAN
6 24 (46.15%) VPN
7 23 (44.23%) BGP
8 20 (38.46%) OSPF
8 20 (38.46%) CCNA
9 18 (34.62%) F5
10 17 (32.69%) CCIE
10 17 (32.69%) Palo Alto
11 16 (30.77%) MPLS
11 16 (30.77%) Finance
12 15 (28.85%) Wireless
13 14 (26.92%) ITIL
13 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
13 14 (26.92%) Network Security
14 13 (25.00%) VoIP
15 12 (23.08%) Windows
15 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (23.08%) Data Centre
16 11 (21.15%) Migration
16 11 (21.15%) Project Management
17 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
17 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
17 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (19.23%) Telecoms

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 (1.92%) Apache
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Azure
2 3 (5.77%) AWS
2 3 (5.77%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (1.92%) G Suite
3 1 (1.92%) GCP
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (67.31%) Firewall
2 26 (50.00%) LAN
3 25 (48.08%) WAN
4 24 (46.15%) VPN
5 23 (44.23%) BGP
6 20 (38.46%) OSPF
7 16 (30.77%) MPLS
8 15 (28.85%) Wireless
9 14 (26.92%) Network Security
10 13 (25.00%) VoIP
11 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 10 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (19.23%) Ethernet
13 9 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (17.31%) WLAN
14 8 (15.38%) EIGRP
15 7 (13.46%) BIG-IP
15 7 (13.46%) DNS
15 7 (13.46%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.54%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
5 4 (7.69%) Electronics
5 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.77%) Marketing
6 3 (5.77%) Retail
7 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (1.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Architect
3 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (5.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.77%) Floorwalker
4 3 (5.77%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.92%) JSON
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.92%) REST
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) VML
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) XMPP
2 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.92%) Social Media
5 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
1 14 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 10 (19.23%) Network Design
3 10 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (15.38%) Network Management
6 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 5 (9.62%) High Availability
6 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.62%) Project Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
7 4 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (5.77%) Information Security
8 3 (5.77%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (5.77%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (59.62%) CCNP
2 20 (38.46%) CCNA
3 17 (32.69%) CCIE
4 7 (13.46%) Degree
5 5 (9.62%) CCDA
5 5 (9.62%) CCDP
5 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) BC Cleared
7 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (5.77%) CCSP
7 3 (5.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (5.77%) MCP
8 2 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (3.85%) CEH
8 2 (3.85%) CISSP
8 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.92%) CCIP
9 1 (1.92%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.92%) NCSC
3 1 (1.92%) NIST
3 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) ProxySG
4 2 (3.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) KVM
5 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) Iperf
2 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.92%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) F5
3 17 (32.69%) Palo Alto
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 9 (17.31%) CheckPoint
6 8 (15.38%) Juniper
7 5 (9.62%) Blue Coat
7 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (9.62%) VMware
8 4 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 4 (7.69%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.77%) NetScout
9 3 (5.77%) Remedy
9 3 (5.77%) SAP
9 3 (5.77%) SevOne
10 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
10 2 (3.85%) Citrix
10 2 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (3.85%) Radware
10 2 (3.85%) Reuters