Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 157 142
Rank change year-on-year -27 -15 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 75 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.21% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 8.49% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 53 72
City of London median daily rate £403 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.42% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £311 £105 £240
90th Percentile £548 £535 £538
Central London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.36 -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.36 -
% change year-on-year -17.90% - -

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 929 883 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.43% 14.21% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 603 742
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £263
90th Percentile £700 £649 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.05% +0.06% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 20 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.83 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.89% -18.15% +11.69%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.69 £16.20
90th Percentile £38.50 £25.51 £76.45
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £21.78
% change year-on-year +5.23% -18.41% +11.69%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 56 (74.67%) Cisco
2 39 (52.00%) CCNP
3 37 (49.33%) Finance
4 36 (48.00%) Firewall
5 30 (40.00%) CCNA
5 30 (40.00%) LAN
5 30 (40.00%) WAN
6 27 (36.00%) Windows
7 22 (29.33%) ITIL
8 21 (28.00%) CCIE
9 19 (25.33%) Data Centre
10 17 (22.67%) VMware
11 15 (20.00%) Wireless
11 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
12 14 (18.67%) Migration
12 14 (18.67%) OSPF
12 14 (18.67%) Banking
12 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (17.33%) F5
14 12 (16.00%) MPLS
15 11 (14.67%) Juniper
15 11 (14.67%) DNS
16 10 (13.33%) DHCP
16 10 (13.33%) Unix
16 10 (13.33%) VPN
16 10 (13.33%) CISSP
16 10 (13.33%) BGP
16 10 (13.33%) Project Management

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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.67%) Confluence
2 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.00%) PaaS
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.67%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (2.67%) GitHub
4 2 (2.67%) IaaS
4 2 (2.67%) npm
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) Firewall
2 30 (40.00%) LAN
2 30 (40.00%) WAN
3 15 (20.00%) Wireless
4 14 (18.67%) OSPF
5 13 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (16.00%) MPLS
7 11 (14.67%) DNS
8 10 (13.33%) BGP
8 10 (13.33%) DHCP
8 10 (13.33%) Network Security
8 10 (13.33%) VPN
9 9 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (12.00%) SAN
10 8 (10.67%) Multicast
11 7 (9.33%) Extranet
12 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
12 6 (8.00%) VLAN
12 6 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (49.33%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Legal
5 3 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) International Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.67%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Compliance Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.67%) AWS Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) CyberArk Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications Manager
8 2 (2.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) Middleware
1 4 (5.33%) XMPP
2 3 (4.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.67%) Node.js
3 2 (2.67%) OAuth
3 2 (2.67%) OAuth2
3 2 (2.67%) REST
3 2 (2.67%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) SailPoint
3 2 (2.67%) SAML
4 1 (1.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.33%) PKI
6 3 (4.00%) Clustering
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.67%) Eurex
7 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.33%) e-Health
8 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.33%) Equities
8 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.00%) Windows
2 10 (13.33%) Unix
3 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) Linux
6 2 (2.67%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.33%) AIX
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) ITIL
2 14 (18.67%) Migration
3 10 (13.33%) Project Management
4 9 (12.00%) Network Management
5 8 (10.67%) Load Balancing
6 7 (9.33%) Information Security
7 6 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.00%) Network Design
8 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 5 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (6.67%) Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (5.33%) Change Control
9 4 (5.33%) High Availability
9 4 (5.33%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 3 (4.00%) Data Science
10 3 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (4.00%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Python
2 4 (5.33%) Perl
3 3 (4.00%) C
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.67%) Java
4 2 (2.67%) PyPy
5 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) CCNP
2 30 (40.00%) CCNA
3 21 (28.00%) CCIE
4 10 (13.33%) CISSP
5 8 (10.67%) Degree
6 5 (6.67%) CISA
6 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.33%) CISM
8 3 (4.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (4.00%) CCVP
8 3 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (2.67%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.67%) CCSA
9 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.67%) MCSE
9 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.67%) VCP6
10 1 (1.33%) MCP
10 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) MiFID
3 2 (2.67%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Active Directory
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.67%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (2.67%) vMotion
2 2 (2.67%) vRealize
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.33%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.33%) SCOM
3 1 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 56 (74.67%) Cisco
2 17 (22.67%) VMware
3 15 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.33%) F5
5 11 (14.67%) Juniper
6 9 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.33%) Palo Alto
8 6 (8.00%) Citrix
8 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.00%) Splunk
9 5 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 5 (6.67%) Reuters
10 4 (5.33%) CyberArk
10 4 (5.33%) McAfee
11 3 (4.00%) Bloomberg
11 3 (4.00%) IBM
11 3 (4.00%) Red Box
11 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
11 3 (4.00%) SevOne
11 3 (4.00%) Sun