Period
to 7 May 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 7 May 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 118 150
Rank change year-on-year -18 +32 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 17 45 99
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.63% 1.28% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 7.92% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 73
10th Percentile £350 £350 £316
25th Percentile £383 £363 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +18.75%
75th Percentile £597 £475 £513
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
Central London median daily rate £513 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +20.59% -10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £24.12 £31.75
Median % change year-on-year - -24.03% -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.12 £31.75
% change year-on-year - -24.03% +58.75%

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 450 568 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.56% 16.20% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 391 657
10th Percentile £302 £269 £263
25th Percentile £413 £384 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £613
90th Percentile £715 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £519 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 13
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.40 £12.30
25th Percentile £16.88 £18.70 £18.13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.65
Median % change year-on-year - +21.09% +10.40%
75th Percentile £27.88 £52.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £34.45 £52.40 £40.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £24.56 £20.65
% change year-on-year -18.57% +18.96% +10.40%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 9 (52.94%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Azure
3 7 (41.18%) CCNP
3 7 (41.18%) CISSP
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) AWS
4 6 (35.29%) Google
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) GCP
5 5 (29.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
5 5 (29.41%) Mule
5 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (29.41%) Go
5 5 (29.41%) Migration
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Java
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) EMC
5 5 (29.41%) NetApp
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) GIAC
7 3 (17.65%) CEH
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM

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 (29.41%) Mule
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Azure
2 6 (35.29%) AWS
2 6 (35.29%) GCP
3 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
5 1 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.88%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (5.88%) PaaS
5 1 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (5.88%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) BGP
4 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.76%) OSPF
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) InfiniBand
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) Multicast
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) SD-WAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Social Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Architecture Roadmap
3 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (11.76%) High Availability
3 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Project Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) Secure Coding
3 2 (11.76%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Go
1 5 (29.41%) Java
1 5 (29.41%) Python
1 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CCNA
2 7 (41.18%) CCNP
2 7 (41.18%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) GIAC
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
5 1 (5.88%) SSCP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
3 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 1 (5.88%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
1 6 (35.29%) Google
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) EMC
2 5 (29.41%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.88%) AlgoSec
4 1 (5.88%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.88%) Nokia
4 1 (5.88%) Nortel