Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 93 180
Rank change year-on-year -65 +87 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 22 25 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 1.39% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 7.44% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 37
10th Percentile £213 £362 £274
25th Percentile £339 £418 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £519 £564 £500
90th Percentile £600 £638 £566
Central London median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.81
Central London median hourly rate - - £35.81

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 494 336 840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.62% 18.67% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 240 655
10th Percentile £310 £303 £300
25th Percentile £413 £413 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £509 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.67% +1.75% +4.17%
75th Percentile £636 £588 £613
90th Percentile £688 £650 £698
Central London median daily rate £540 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 11
10th Percentile £17.58 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £22.50 £32.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -18.37% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £35.25 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £44.98 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.68% +58.89% +20.32%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021, 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 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) CCNA
3 9 (40.91%) Firewall
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) CCIE
5 7 (31.82%) CCNP
5 7 (31.82%) MCSE
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (27.27%) Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Project Delivery
7 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
7 5 (22.73%) Law
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (18.18%) AWS
8 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (18.18%) IaaS
8 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (18.18%) Change Management
8 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Azure Storage
9 3 (13.64%) Azure ExpressRoute

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 (4.55%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Azure
2 4 (18.18%) AWS
2 4 (18.18%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (13.64%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Storage
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.55%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) GitHub
4 1 (4.55%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) BGP
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
2 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 3 (13.64%) SNMP
2 3 (13.64%) VPN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (9.09%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) FCoE
3 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) SD-WAN
3 2 (9.09%) TACACS
3 2 (9.09%) WAAS
4 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (22.73%) Law
2 4 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Documentation Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) HP Storage Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SAN Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Project Delivery
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
4 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (13.64%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.64%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) High Availability
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Network Management
6 2 (9.09%) Power Management
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) Go
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) CCNA
2 8 (36.36%) CCIE
3 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (13.64%) CISSP
6 2 (9.09%) CCENT
6 2 (9.09%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (4.55%) CCSP
7 1 (4.55%) CEH
7 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.55%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
5 2 (9.09%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) PowerCLI
1 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
2 2 (9.09%) Ansible
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Terraform
3 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.55%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) 3PAR
4 3 (13.64%) F5
4 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) AlgoSec
6 1 (4.55%) BroadSoft
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia