Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 179 128
Rank change year-on-year +6 -51 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 89 67 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.27% 0.98% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.24% 6.83% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 52 95
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.80%
10th Percentile £330 £292 £313
90th Percentile £538 £543 £538
Central London median daily rate £439 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +3.24% -3.41% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
City of London median hourly rate - £26.68 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.43% -51.99%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £26.68 £16.33
% change year-on-year -25.04% +63.43% -38.40%

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 963 981 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.74% 14.31% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 706 757
City of London median daily rate £480 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 15
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% -1.61% +5.61%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.31 £16.14
90th Percentile £25.50 £28.15 £41.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% +5.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 67 (75.28%) Cisco
2 49 (55.06%) CCNP
3 47 (52.81%) Firewall
4 40 (44.94%) CCNA
5 34 (38.20%) Finance
6 33 (37.08%) WAN
7 29 (32.58%) LAN
7 29 (32.58%) Wireless
7 29 (32.58%) Data Centre
8 27 (30.34%) Windows
9 23 (25.84%) ITIL
10 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
10 22 (24.72%) Network Security
11 20 (22.47%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (22.47%) F5
12 19 (21.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (21.35%) BGP
13 18 (20.22%) OSPF
14 17 (19.10%) Migration
14 17 (19.10%) VPN
15 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
16 15 (16.85%) DNS
16 15 (16.85%) CCIE
16 15 (16.85%) CISSP
16 15 (16.85%) VMware
16 15 (16.85%) MPLS
16 15 (16.85%) SolarWinds
17 14 (15.73%) Cisco CUCM
17 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
17 14 (15.73%) Cisco IOS

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 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.62%) PaaS
4 4 (4.49%) IaaS
5 3 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (52.81%) Firewall
2 33 (37.08%) WAN
3 29 (32.58%) LAN
3 29 (32.58%) Wireless
4 22 (24.72%) Network Security
5 20 (22.47%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (21.35%) BGP
6 19 (21.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (20.22%) OSPF
8 17 (19.10%) VPN
9 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
10 15 (16.85%) DNS
10 15 (16.85%) MPLS
11 14 (15.73%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (14.61%) DHCP
13 10 (11.24%) IPsec
13 10 (11.24%) ISDN
13 10 (11.24%) Unified Communications
13 10 (11.24%) VLAN
14 9 (10.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 34 (38.20%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) International Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (56.18%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Security Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Technical Leader
6 4 (4.49%) Architect
6 4 (4.49%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (4.49%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.49%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.37%) Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) XMPP
2 5 (5.62%) 802.1X
3 4 (4.49%) Middleware
4 2 (2.25%) .NET
4 2 (2.25%) REST
4 2 (2.25%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) OAuth
5 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.58%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.37%) Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) CESG
7 1 (1.12%) Equities
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
2 10 (11.24%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.74%) Unix
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
4 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) AIX
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) ITIL
2 17 (19.10%) Migration
3 11 (12.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (11.24%) Information Security
5 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (10.11%) Network Management
6 8 (8.99%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.99%) Network Design
7 7 (7.87%) Project Management
8 6 (6.74%) Data Science
8 6 (6.74%) High Availability
8 6 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.74%) SIEM
8 6 (6.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (5.62%) Data Security
9 5 (5.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.62%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (5.62%) Security Operations
9 5 (5.62%) Service Management
9 5 (5.62%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.49%) Perl
2 4 (4.49%) Python
3 2 (2.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (55.06%) CCNP
2 40 (44.94%) CCNA
3 15 (16.85%) CCIE
3 15 (16.85%) CISSP
4 7 (7.87%) CISM
5 6 (6.74%) CISA
5 6 (6.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.74%) Degree
6 5 (5.62%) MCSE
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.25%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.25%) CCSA
8 2 (2.25%) CCSE
8 2 (2.25%) CCSM
8 2 (2.25%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.25%) GIAC
8 2 (2.25%) MCP
8 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.62%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.12%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.12%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (15.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.37%) Nagios
3 3 (3.37%) SCCM
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.25%) Rundeck
4 2 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.25%) Terraform
4 2 (2.25%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.12%) Cacti
5 1 (1.12%) CSIRT
5 1 (1.12%) SCOM
5 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 67 (75.28%) Cisco
2 22 (24.72%) CheckPoint
3 20 (22.47%) F5
4 15 (16.85%) SolarWinds
4 15 (16.85%) VMware
5 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.61%) Palo Alto
7 12 (13.48%) Meraki
8 9 (10.11%) Blue Coat
9 8 (8.99%) Juniper
9 8 (8.99%) Splunk
10 7 (7.87%) Citrix
10 7 (7.87%) CyberArk
10 7 (7.87%) McAfee
11 5 (5.62%) ForeScout
12 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
13 3 (3.37%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.37%) IBM
13 3 (3.37%) Infoblox
13 3 (3.37%) Speakerbus