The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
London / City of London
Rank 71 73 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -37  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 89 97 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.97% 2.92% 5.02%
As % of the Vendors category 7.54% 7.27% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 187
Median daily rate £425 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +9.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £224 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £528 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1181 1334 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.45% 40.10% 42.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1004 1571
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.46% +4.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £11.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.57 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
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 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 90 (43.48%) Firewall
2 64 (30.92%) Finance
3 58 (28.02%) LAN
3 58 (28.02%) WAN
4 57 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (24.64%) Windows
6 48 (23.19%) Citrix
7 45 (21.74%) VMware
8 44 (21.26%) Data Centre
9 41 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (18.84%) Microsoft
11 38 (18.36%) CheckPoint
12 37 (17.87%) CCNP
13 36 (17.39%) Wireless
14 32 (15.46%) Active Directory
14 32 (15.46%) VPN
15 31 (14.98%) Linux
16 30 (14.49%) Network Security
16 30 (14.49%) Palo Alto
17 28 (13.53%) Windows Server
17 28 (13.53%) Banking
18 26 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (12.08%) BGP
20 24 (11.59%) Juniper
21 23 (11.11%) OSPF
21 23 (11.11%) F5
22 22 (10.63%) Unified Communications
23 21 (10.14%) MPLS
23 21 (10.14%) SAN
23 21 (10.14%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related 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 20 (9.66%) Skype for Business
2 10 (4.83%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.38%) IIS
5 5 (2.42%) Apache
5 5 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.45%) nginx
6 3 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.97%) CMS
7 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) JBoss
8 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Office
2 9 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.83%) Office 365
4 7 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.93%) IaaS
6 2 (0.97%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (43.48%) Firewall
2 58 (28.02%) LAN
2 58 (28.02%) WAN
3 41 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (17.39%) Wireless
5 32 (15.46%) VPN
6 30 (14.49%) Network Security
7 25 (12.08%) BGP
8 23 (11.11%) OSPF
9 22 (10.63%) Unified Communications
10 21 (10.14%) MPLS
10 21 (10.14%) SAN
11 20 (9.66%) TCP/IP
12 19 (9.18%) DNS
13 18 (8.70%) DHCP
14 17 (8.21%) Cisco IOS
15 16 (7.73%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (7.73%) VoIP
16 14 (6.76%) Internet
17 13 (6.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.93%) Big Data
3 4 (1.93%) MySQL
4 3 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.97%) JIRA
General
1 64 (30.92%) Finance
2 28 (13.53%) Banking
3 8 (3.86%) Law
3 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.38%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.90%) Retail
6 5 (2.42%) Legal
7 4 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) French Language
8 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.97%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Front Office
9 1 (0.48%) Games
9 1 (0.48%) German Language
9 1 (0.48%) Military
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (25.60%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.87%) Analyst
3 27 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 26 (12.56%) Architect
5 18 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 17 (8.21%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (7.25%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.28%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (5.31%) Administrator
10 11 (5.31%) Cisco Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Firewall Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (4.83%) Security Engineer
12 9 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
13 8 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.28%) XMPP
2 3 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.97%) CSS
3 2 (0.97%) Kafka
3 2 (0.97%) Middleware
3 2 (0.97%) SAML
4 1 (0.48%) JMS
4 1 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.48%) OAuth
4 1 (0.48%) OpenID
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.48%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.26%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.25%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.38%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.90%) PMI
5 5 (2.42%) Clustering
5 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.42%) Replication
6 4 (1.93%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.45%) CMDB
7 3 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.97%) Handset
8 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.97%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 51 (24.64%) Windows
2 31 (14.98%) Linux
3 28 (13.53%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (5.31%) Unix
6 10 (4.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.42%) Solaris
9 5 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.93%) Android
10 4 (1.93%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.45%) CentOS
11 3 (1.45%) Debian
12 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.14%) ITIL
1 21 (10.14%) Migration
2 16 (7.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (7.25%) Network Management
4 12 (5.80%) Change Management
4 12 (5.80%) DevOps
4 12 (5.80%) Network Architecture
5 11 (5.31%) High Availability
5 11 (5.31%) Network Design
5 11 (5.31%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.31%) Project Management
6 10 (4.83%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 8 (3.86%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (3.86%) TOGAF
8 8 (3.86%) Validation
9 7 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (3.38%) Information Security
9 7 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.31%) SQL
3 9 (4.35%) Python
4 6 (2.90%) Perl
5 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.42%) C
5 5 (2.42%) Java
6 2 (0.97%) R
6 2 (0.97%) Scala
6 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.97%) VB
7 1 (0.48%) Korn
7 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (27.54%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (17.87%) CCNP
3 19 (9.18%) CCNA
4 11 (5.31%) CCIE
5 10 (4.83%) CCSP
5 10 (4.83%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.35%) CCSE
6 9 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 9 (4.35%) PMP
7 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.90%) CCMSE
8 6 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.93%) CISSP
11 3 (1.45%) CCSA
11 3 (1.45%) Degree
11 3 (1.45%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.45%) MCSA
12 2 (0.97%) CCDE
12 2 (0.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.97%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.48%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 26 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.38%) XenApp
5 6 (2.90%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.93%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.93%) ProxySG
7 4 (1.93%) vSphere
8 3 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.45%) Xen
9 2 (0.97%) Firmware
9 2 (0.97%) NFS
9 2 (0.97%) vCloud
9 2 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.97%) XenServer
10 1 (0.48%) GPFS
10 1 (0.48%) iptables
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.80%) SCCM
3 10 (4.83%) Puppet
4 7 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.42%) Nagios
5 5 (2.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.93%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.93%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.45%) Kibana
7 3 (1.45%) logstash
7 3 (1.45%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.45%) OPNET
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.97%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (0.97%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (0.97%) OpenIDM
8 2 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (23.19%) Citrix
2 45 (21.74%) VMware
3 39 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 38 (18.36%) CheckPoint
5 30 (14.49%) Palo Alto
6 24 (11.59%) Juniper
7 23 (11.11%) F5
8 16 (7.73%) SolarWinds
9 15 (7.25%) HP
10 13 (6.28%) Polycom
11 12 (5.80%) Blue Coat
11 12 (5.80%) Red Hat
12 10 (4.83%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.35%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.86%) Aruba
14 8 (3.86%) Dell
14 8 (3.86%) EMC
14 8 (3.86%) Meraki
14 8 (3.86%) ServiceNow
15 7 (3.38%) Arista
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