Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 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.

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

Cisco
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 81 67
Rank change year-on-year -20 -14 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 188 188 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 2.91% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.89% 7.52% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 126 180
City of London median daily rate £401 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £213 £243 £258
90th Percentile £550 £581 £603
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
City of London median hourly rate £20.75 £24.36 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.82% -6.31% +62.50%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.88 £26.00
% change year-on-year -12.59% -12.00% +52.94%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,729 2,499 2,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.46% 38.70% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,022 1,821 2,127
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £269 £270 £280
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 41 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.80% -10.97% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.99 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £26.00 £30.00 £31.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.46 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% -13.38% +6.01%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 85 (45.21%) Windows
2 83 (44.15%) Firewall
3 70 (37.23%) Finance
4 60 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (29.26%) WAN
6 49 (26.06%) LAN
7 47 (25.00%) VMware
8 45 (23.94%) Active Directory
9 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
10 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
11 35 (18.62%) CCNP
12 33 (17.55%) DNS
12 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (17.02%) VPN
13 32 (17.02%) ITIL
13 32 (17.02%) Migration
14 31 (16.49%) Windows Server
15 26 (13.83%) Citrix
15 26 (13.83%) DHCP
15 26 (13.83%) F5
16 25 (13.30%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (13.30%) Banking
17 24 (12.77%) CCNA
17 24 (12.77%) CheckPoint
17 24 (12.77%) MPLS
17 24 (12.77%) OSPF
17 24 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (12.23%) Wireless
19 22 (11.70%) Palo Alto
20 21 (11.17%) Linux

Cisco
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 14 (7.45%) Skype for Business
2 12 (6.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.72%) IIS
4 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.60%) CMS
6 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) Apache
7 2 (1.06%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) RMDS
2 2 (1.06%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.38%) Office 365
4 6 (3.19%) PaaS
5 5 (2.66%) IaaS
6 4 (2.13%) SaaS
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.06%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.06%) G Suite
7 2 (1.06%) GitHub
7 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.06%) npm
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (44.15%) Firewall
2 55 (29.26%) WAN
3 49 (26.06%) LAN
4 33 (17.55%) DNS
5 32 (17.02%) VPN
6 26 (13.83%) DHCP
7 25 (13.30%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (12.77%) MPLS
8 24 (12.77%) OSPF
9 23 (12.23%) Wireless
10 19 (10.11%) BGP
11 18 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (9.57%) SAN
12 16 (8.51%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (8.51%) Network Security
13 15 (7.98%) Extranet
13 15 (7.98%) TCP/IP
14 14 (7.45%) Multicast
14 14 (7.45%) Skype
15 13 (6.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.53%) HBase
3 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.53%) Power BI
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.66%) JIRA
2 4 (2.13%) Fiddler
3 3 (1.60%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.06%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (37.23%) Finance
2 25 (13.30%) Banking
3 9 (4.79%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.66%) Financial Institution
5 5 (2.66%) Retail
6 4 (2.13%) Law
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) International Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (26.06%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.89%) Analyst
3 19 (10.11%) Architect
3 19 (10.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (7.45%) Network Architect
4 14 (7.45%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) Desktop Support
8 10 (5.32%) Consultant
9 9 (4.79%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.79%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.19%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.19%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Deployment Engineer
13 5 (2.66%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.72%) XMPP
2 6 (3.19%) HTML
2 6 (3.19%) Middleware
3 4 (2.13%) HTML5
3 4 (2.13%) OAuth
3 4 (2.13%) SAML
4 3 (1.60%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.60%) LDAP
5 2 (1.06%) .NET
5 2 (1.06%) Node.js
5 2 (1.06%) OAuth2
5 2 (1.06%) RESTful
5 2 (1.06%) Web Services
6 1 (0.53%) JMS
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
6 1 (0.53%) JSP
6 1 (0.53%) VXML
6 1 (0.53%) WAP
6 1 (0.53%) XML
6 1 (0.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.72%) PKI
6 6 (3.19%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.13%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
8 4 (2.13%) EMC VNX
8 4 (2.13%) Eurex
8 4 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.13%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.13%) Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Clustering
9 3 (1.60%) e-Health
9 3 (1.60%) iPhone
9 3 (1.60%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.06%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 85 (45.21%) Windows
2 31 (16.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (11.17%) Linux
4 16 (8.51%) Unix
4 16 (8.51%) Windows 7
5 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.79%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.53%) Android
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.02%) ITIL
1 32 (17.02%) Migration
2 14 (7.45%) Project Management
3 12 (6.38%) Information Security
4 11 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (5.85%) Network Management
5 10 (5.32%) Load Balancing
6 9 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (4.79%) Network Design
6 9 (4.79%) Service Management
6 9 (4.79%) SIEM
7 8 (4.26%) Risk Management
7 8 (4.26%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.72%) Change Management
9 6 (3.19%) Analytics
9 6 (3.19%) DevOps
9 6 (3.19%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.19%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (2.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (2.66%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.98%) Python
2 14 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.72%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.72%) Perl
4 5 (2.66%) SQL
4 5 (2.66%) VBScript
5 4 (2.13%) Java
6 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.06%) C
7 2 (1.06%) PyPy
7 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) C#
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (31.91%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (18.62%) CCNP
3 24 (12.77%) CCNA
4 16 (8.51%) CCIE
5 11 (5.85%) Degree
6 5 (2.66%) CISSP
6 5 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.60%) MCSE
8 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.60%) PMP
8 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.60%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.06%) CISA
9 2 (1.06%) MCSA
9 2 (1.06%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (1.06%) VCP6
10 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) GDPR
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.06%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.53%) FISMA
5 1 (0.53%) GCP
5 1 (0.53%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
5 1 (0.53%) QA
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 33 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.45%) vSphere
4 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.32%) VMware NSX
6 7 (3.72%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.19%) XenApp
8 5 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.66%) NFS
8 5 (2.66%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.13%) KVM
9 4 (2.13%) ProxySG
9 4 (2.13%) Xen
10 3 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.06%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (1.06%) Firmware
11 2 (1.06%) OpenAM
12 1 (0.53%) Gluster
12 1 (0.53%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (7.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (6.38%) SCCM
3 6 (3.19%) Ansible
3 6 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (2.66%) AirWatch
4 5 (2.66%) vRealize
5 4 (2.13%) Nessus
5 4 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.60%) PowerCLI
6 3 (1.60%) SCOM
7 2 (1.06%) CASB
7 2 (1.06%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.06%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.06%) vMotion
7 2 (1.06%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.06%) WSUS
8 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (25.00%) VMware
2 44 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (13.83%) Citrix
3 26 (13.83%) F5
4 24 (12.77%) CheckPoint
5 22 (11.70%) Palo Alto
6 17 (9.04%) Juniper
7 15 (7.98%) HP
8 11 (5.85%) EMC
9 10 (5.32%) Apple
9 10 (5.32%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.72%) Blue Coat
10 7 (3.72%) NetApp
10 7 (3.72%) Qualys
10 7 (3.72%) Reuters
11 6 (3.19%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.19%) Meraki
11 6 (3.19%) Polycom
11 6 (3.19%) Remedy
12 5 (2.66%) MobileIron