Period
to 21 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 161 181
Rank change year-on-year +15 +20 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 53 91 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 1.35% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 9.86% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 70 45
City of London median daily rate £400 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £265 £313 £187
90th Percentile £556 £547 £538
Central London median daily rate £415 £443 £413
% change year-on-year -6.21% +7.27% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £30.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.56% +6.03% +77.64%
10th Percentile £22.48 £26.68 £26.50
90th Percentile £25.76 £34.23 £31.50
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +6.03% +77.64%

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 768 923 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.38% 13.65% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 640 731
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £289 £238 £300
90th Percentile £688 £664 £675
Central London median daily rate £495 £480 £488
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 24
City of London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.98% -7.65% +8.29%
10th Percentile £11.77 £12.63 £14.75
90th Percentile £52.93 £31.13 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £24.12 £18.70 £21.00
% change year-on-year +28.98% -10.95% +14.44%

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 21 January 2020.

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
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 21 January 2020. 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 £350 -
Cisco Certification
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 42 (79.25%) Cisco
2 31 (58.49%) CCNP
3 30 (56.60%) Firewall
4 23 (43.40%) CCNA
4 23 (43.40%) LAN
5 21 (39.62%) WAN
6 19 (35.85%) VPN
6 19 (35.85%) Palo Alto
7 18 (33.96%) MPLS
7 18 (33.96%) OSPF
7 18 (33.96%) BGP
8 16 (30.19%) Network Security
9 12 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
9 12 (22.64%) CCIE
9 12 (22.64%) ITIL
10 11 (20.75%) Finance
10 11 (20.75%) F5
10 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
11 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
12 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
12 9 (16.98%) Wireless
12 9 (16.98%) VoIP
12 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
13 8 (15.09%) Juniper
13 8 (15.09%) WLAN
14 7 (13.21%) Migration
14 7 (13.21%) IPsec
14 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery

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 (3.77%) Skype for Business
1 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Azure
2 2 (3.77%) AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (1.89%) G Suite
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (56.60%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) LAN
3 21 (39.62%) WAN
4 19 (35.85%) VPN
5 18 (33.96%) BGP
5 18 (33.96%) MPLS
5 18 (33.96%) OSPF
6 16 (30.19%) Network Security
7 12 (22.64%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (16.98%) VoIP
9 9 (16.98%) Wireless
10 8 (15.09%) WLAN
11 7 (13.21%) IPsec
11 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
12 6 (11.32%) Ethernet
12 6 (11.32%) HSRP
12 6 (11.32%) Multicast
13 5 (9.43%) 4G
13 5 (9.43%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Postman
2 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Public Sector
5 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (5.66%) Electronics
6 3 (5.66%) Marketing
6 3 (5.66%) Retail
7 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Floorwalker
6 3 (5.66%) LAN Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) WAN Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) 802.1X
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) JSON
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
2 1 (1.89%) XMPP
2 1 (1.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.89%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) ITIL
2 11 (20.75%) Load Balancing
3 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (13.21%) Migration
4 7 (13.21%) Network Design
4 7 (13.21%) Project Delivery
4 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.32%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
6 5 (9.43%) Statistics
7 4 (7.55%) High Availability
7 4 (7.55%) Network Management
7 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (3.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) C++
1 2 (3.77%) Python
2 1 (1.89%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) CCNP
2 23 (43.40%) CCNA
3 12 (22.64%) CCIE
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
4 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CCSP
7 3 (5.66%) CCDA
7 3 (5.66%) CCDP
7 3 (5.66%) MCP
8 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.77%) CCENT
8 2 (3.77%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (3.77%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (3.77%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.89%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) NIST
3 1 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.89%) NCSC
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.89%) Iperf
3 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.89%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) vRealize
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) Palo Alto
3 11 (20.75%) F5
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Juniper
6 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
7 6 (11.32%) VMware
8 5 (9.43%) Meraki
9 4 (7.55%) Remedy
9 4 (7.55%) Zscaler
10 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.66%) SAP
10 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.77%) McAfee
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle
12 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.89%) BT
12 1 (1.89%) Citrix
12 1 (1.89%) Polycom
12 1 (1.89%) Radware