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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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 139 115
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 68 18 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 0.63% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.34% 3.95% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 22
10th Percentile £192 £350 £351
25th Percentile £413 £398 £372
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £425
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +20.59% -10.53%
75th Percentile £538 £558 £550
90th Percentile £588 £675 £649
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £438
% change year-on-year +2.44% +17.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £41.50 - £22.48
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £24.12
75th Percentile £44.50 - £25.76
90th Percentile - - -
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 - £24.12
% change year-on-year - - -24.03%

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 728 456 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.19% 15.99% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 306 352
10th Percentile £366 £304 £300
25th Percentile £488 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £650 £638 £588
90th Percentile £728 £715 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 7
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.83 £18.59
25th Percentile £37.75 £17.19 £22.74
Median hourly rate £45.50 £26.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year +75.00% -44.09% +125.24%
75th Percentile £57.00 £28.19 £52.25
90th Percentile £66.95 £33.03 £52.55
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £21.00 £29.34
% change year-on-year +116.67% -28.42% +42.10%

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 21 May 2022.

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 21 May 2022, 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 43 (63.24%) CCNA
2 40 (58.82%) Cisco
3 34 (50.00%) ITIL
4 31 (45.59%) CCNP
5 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (39.71%) MCSE
7 24 (35.29%) MCSA
8 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
9 22 (32.35%) Azure
9 22 (32.35%) Degree
9 22 (32.35%) Migration
10 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
11 20 (29.41%) SCCM
11 20 (29.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (27.94%) Microsoft 365
12 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
13 18 (26.47%) MCP
13 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 17 (25.00%) WAN
14 17 (25.00%) Firewall
15 13 (19.12%) Wireless
15 13 (19.12%) Network Design
15 13 (19.12%) LAN
15 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
16 12 (17.65%) Juniper
17 11 (16.18%) CCIE
17 11 (16.18%) Palo Alto
18 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint

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 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (32.35%) Azure
2 19 (27.94%) Azure Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (4.41%) AWS
4 2 (2.94%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
1 17 (25.00%) WAN
2 13 (19.12%) LAN
2 13 (19.12%) Wireless
3 9 (13.24%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) SD-WAN
5 7 (10.29%) BGP
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Wireless
5 7 (10.29%) Network Security
5 7 (10.29%) OSPF
5 7 (10.29%) VPN
6 6 (8.82%) MPLS
6 6 (8.82%) WLAN
7 5 (7.35%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (7.35%) DWDM
7 5 (7.35%) VLAN
8 4 (5.88%) DNS
8 4 (5.88%) NGFW
9 3 (4.41%) DHCP
9 3 (4.41%) VoIP
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Financial Institution
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Social Skills
5 2 (2.94%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.47%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (41.18%) Architect
2 19 (27.94%) Azure Architect
3 17 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) IT Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Operations Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) REST
1 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 1 (1.47%) Velocity
2 1 (1.47%) Web Services
2 1 (1.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
3 2 (2.94%) Equities
3 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) IoT
3 2 (2.94%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) BYOD
4 1 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
4 1 (1.47%) Replication
4 1 (1.47%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Android
4 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (32.35%) Migration
3 19 (27.94%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.12%) Network Design
5 9 (13.24%) Time Management
6 8 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 8 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.82%) Power Management
8 5 (7.35%) Network Management
8 5 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security
9 4 (5.88%) Knowledge Transfer
10 3 (4.41%) Agile
10 3 (4.41%) B2B
10 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.41%) Network Segmentation
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.35%) Python
3 3 (4.41%) Bash
3 3 (4.41%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (63.24%) CCNA
2 31 (45.59%) CCNP
3 27 (39.71%) MCSE
3 27 (39.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (35.29%) MCSA
5 22 (32.35%) Degree
6 20 (29.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 18 (26.47%) MCP
7 18 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (16.18%) CCIE
9 6 (8.82%) CCENT
10 5 (7.35%) CISSP
10 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
11 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 2 (2.94%) CCIE Service Provider
12 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.47%) CEH
13 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (30.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.41%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.94%) Docker
3 2 (2.94%) vCloud
3 2 (2.94%) vSphere
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
3 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) Ansible
3 4 (5.88%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Puppet
4 2 (2.94%) SCOM
4 2 (2.94%) vRealize
5 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.47%) Nagios
5 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (58.82%) Cisco
2 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.65%) Juniper
4 11 (16.18%) Palo Alto
5 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
6 8 (11.76%) F5
7 6 (8.82%) HP
8 5 (7.35%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.88%) Aruba
10 3 (4.41%) Citrix
10 3 (4.41%) Draytek
10 3 (4.41%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.41%) VMware
11 2 (2.94%) Meraki
11 2 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.94%) Zscaler
12 1 (1.47%) Arista
12 1 (1.47%) Broadcom
12 1 (1.47%) FireEye
12 1 (1.47%) Ruckus Wireless