Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 167 166
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 86 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.29% 1.24% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.78% 8.85% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 74 54
City of London median daily rate £475 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% -5.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £339 £310 £105
90th Percentile £570 £538 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £401 £425
% change year-on-year +18.60% -5.76% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £32.50 - £24.36
10th Percentile £29.05 - £23.68
90th Percentile £47.75 - £25.04
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £24.36
% change year-on-year +62.50% -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 879 983 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.15% 13.96% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 695 627
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £304 £309 £274
90th Percentile £688 £700 £655
Central London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 55 22
City of London median hourly rate £31.00 £18.70 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.78% +10.81% -19.22%
10th Percentile £11.90 £14.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £49.40 £32.25 £29.29
Central London median hourly rate £25.97 £18.70 £17.77
% change year-on-year +38.85% +5.23% -18.41%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 - 1 £300 -
Cisco Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 73 (84.88%) Cisco
2 55 (63.95%) Firewall
3 47 (54.65%) CCNP
4 45 (52.33%) WAN
5 42 (48.84%) CCIE
6 39 (45.35%) VPN
7 37 (43.02%) Finance
8 36 (41.86%) BGP
9 32 (37.21%) OSPF
10 28 (32.56%) Wireless
11 27 (31.40%) Palo Alto
11 27 (31.40%) Data Centre
12 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
13 25 (29.07%) LAN
13 25 (29.07%) F5
14 24 (27.91%) ITIL
14 24 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (26.74%) CCNA
15 23 (26.74%) MPLS
15 23 (26.74%) Network Management
16 21 (24.42%) Network Security
17 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (22.09%) EIGRP
18 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
19 18 (20.93%) Network Design
20 17 (19.77%) Internet
21 16 (18.60%) VoIP
21 16 (18.60%) Project Management
21 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
22 15 (17.44%) DHCP

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 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (2.33%) Office 365
5 1 (1.16%) GitHub
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (63.95%) Firewall
2 45 (52.33%) WAN
3 39 (45.35%) VPN
4 36 (41.86%) BGP
5 32 (37.21%) OSPF
6 28 (32.56%) Wireless
7 25 (29.07%) LAN
8 24 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (26.74%) MPLS
10 21 (24.42%) Network Security
11 20 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (22.09%) EIGRP
12 19 (22.09%) TCP/IP
13 17 (19.77%) Internet
14 16 (18.60%) VoIP
15 15 (17.44%) DHCP
15 15 (17.44%) DNS
15 15 (17.44%) Multicast
16 12 (13.95%) WLAN
17 11 (12.79%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 37 (43.02%) Finance
2 12 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 7 (8.14%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) International Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Security Specialist
5 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) WAN Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) JSON
1 5 (5.81%) Regular Expression
1 5 (5.81%) YAML
2 3 (3.49%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.33%) XMPP
4 1 (1.16%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Public Cloud
2 8 (9.30%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.65%) Tandem
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) CCTV
6 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Unix
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.16%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 23 (26.74%) Network Management
3 18 (20.93%) Network Design
4 16 (18.60%) Project Management
5 14 (16.28%) Load Balancing
6 12 (13.95%) Migration
6 12 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.30%) Information Security
8 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (9.30%) Technical Leadership
9 7 (8.14%) Change Management
9 7 (8.14%) DevOps
9 7 (8.14%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (6.98%) B2B
10 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (5.81%) High Availability
11 5 (5.81%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) Python
2 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.16%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (54.65%) CCNP
2 42 (48.84%) CCIE
3 23 (26.74%) CCNA
4 14 (16.28%) CCDP
4 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) CISSP
6 10 (11.63%) CCDA
7 8 (9.30%) BC Cleared
7 8 (9.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
8 6 (6.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 6 (6.98%) Degree
9 5 (5.81%) CCVP
10 4 (4.65%) CCDE
10 4 (4.65%) CCSP
10 4 (4.65%) CEH
10 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 3 (3.49%) CHFI
11 3 (3.49%) CISA
11 3 (3.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) COBIT
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.16%) NIST
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
1 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) KVM
3 1 (1.16%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) Ansible
1 6 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.81%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.49%) Cacti
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.49%) Kibana
3 3 (3.49%) logstash
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) RANCID
4 2 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.33%) Icinga
4 2 (2.33%) OpenView
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.16%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (1.16%) Iperf
5 1 (1.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (84.88%) Cisco
2 27 (31.40%) Palo Alto
3 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
4 25 (29.07%) F5
5 12 (13.95%) SolarWinds
6 11 (12.79%) Juniper
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 8 (9.30%) Fortinet
7 8 (9.30%) HP
8 7 (8.14%) Riverbed
8 7 (8.14%) Splunk
9 6 (6.98%) SevOne
10 5 (5.81%) Red Box
10 5 (5.81%) VMware
11 4 (4.65%) ArcSight
11 4 (4.65%) Arista
11 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.65%) Google
12 3 (3.49%) Citrix
12 3 (3.49%) NetScout