Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 66 71
Rank change year-on-year -41 +5 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco 164 215 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 3.50% 3.04%
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% 8.53% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 152 146
City of London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £398 £425 £411
% change year-on-year -6.47% +3.34% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.52% +5.79% +6.82%
10th Percentile £16.35 £17.30 £19.25
90th Percentile £34.45 £55.00 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.86 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.52% +8.09% -2.13%

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 2,680 2,520 2,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.06% 41.06% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,017 1,848 1,990
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £277 £286 £263
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 34 36
City of London median hourly rate £19.13 £16.58 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -24.86% +23.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.58 £12.63
90th Percentile £31.00 £35.25 £36.79
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.02% +19.45%

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 21 April 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

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. 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 -8 2 £300 -
Cisco
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 75 (45.73%) Firewall
2 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 63 (38.41%) Windows
3 53 (32.32%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
5 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
6 36 (21.95%) LAN
6 36 (21.95%) ITIL
7 35 (21.34%) WAN
8 34 (20.73%) VMware
9 31 (18.90%) CCNP
10 29 (17.68%) Wireless
11 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
11 28 (17.07%) Windows Server
12 26 (15.85%) CheckPoint
13 25 (15.24%) DNS
14 23 (14.02%) CCNA
14 23 (14.02%) Banking
14 23 (14.02%) F5
14 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (12.80%) DHCP
16 21 (12.80%) Unix
17 20 (12.20%) VPN
17 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (11.59%) Linux
18 19 (11.59%) OSPF
19 18 (10.98%) Citrix
19 18 (10.98%) Migration
20 17 (10.37%) Palo Alto

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 13 (7.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.44%) CMS
5 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.83%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.22%) Confluence
6 2 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (0.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) LatentZero
1 4 (2.44%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (7.93%) Office 365
3 10 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.05%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.83%) IaaS
5 3 (1.83%) PaaS
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.22%) GitHub
6 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.22%) npm
7 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 75 (45.73%) Firewall
2 36 (21.95%) LAN
3 35 (21.34%) WAN
4 29 (17.68%) Wireless
5 25 (15.24%) DNS
6 22 (13.41%) Cisco IOS
7 21 (12.80%) DHCP
8 20 (12.20%) VPN
9 19 (11.59%) OSPF
10 16 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (9.76%) MPLS
11 14 (8.54%) BGP
11 14 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (7.93%) Skype
12 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
13 11 (6.71%) Internet
13 11 (6.71%) Multicast
14 10 (6.10%) Network Security
14 10 (6.10%) SSL
15 9 (5.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.61%) HBase
4 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Fiddler
2 3 (1.83%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 63 (38.41%) Finance
2 23 (14.02%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.44%) Legal
4 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) French Language
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (33.54%) Network Engineer
2 22 (13.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (8.54%) Analyst
4 13 (7.93%) Architect
4 13 (7.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (7.93%) Support Engineer
5 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.10%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.27%) Consultant
7 7 (4.27%) Network Architect
7 7 (4.27%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.66%) IT Support
8 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Administrator
9 5 (3.05%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.05%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) HTML
2 4 (2.44%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.44%) HTML5
3 3 (1.83%) XMPP
4 2 (1.22%) LDAP
4 2 (1.22%) Node.js
4 2 (1.22%) OAuth
4 2 (1.22%) OAuth2
4 2 (1.22%) RESTful
4 2 (1.22%) SAML
4 2 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (0.61%) .NET
5 1 (0.61%) Middleware
5 1 (0.61%) VML
5 1 (0.61%) WAP
5 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.05%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.44%) Eurex
6 4 (2.44%) iPad
6 4 (2.44%) iPhone
6 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 4 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.83%) e-Health
7 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.22%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 63 (38.41%) Windows
2 28 (17.07%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.80%) Unix
4 19 (11.59%) Linux
5 12 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.22%) Android
9 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) Debian
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Solaris
10 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) ITIL
2 18 (10.98%) Migration
3 16 (9.76%) Project Management
4 14 (8.54%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.93%) Incident Management
5 13 (7.93%) Information Security
5 13 (7.93%) Problem Management
6 12 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.32%) Network Design
7 9 (5.49%) Change Management
8 8 (4.88%) Change Control
9 7 (4.27%) Analytics
9 7 (4.27%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.27%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.66%) Low Latency
10 6 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.76%) Python
2 9 (5.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.66%) Perl
3 6 (3.66%) SQL
4 3 (1.83%) Java
5 2 (1.22%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.22%) PyPy
6 1 (0.61%) C
6 1 (0.61%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (32.32%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (18.90%) CCNP
3 23 (14.02%) CCNA
4 14 (8.54%) CCIE
5 11 (6.71%) Degree
6 10 (6.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (4.27%) CISSP
7 7 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (3.66%) CISA
9 5 (3.05%) CISM
9 5 (3.05%) MCP
9 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.44%) MCSE
11 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.83%) VCP6
12 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.22%) PMP
12 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.61%) CCA
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) GDPR
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.22%) GCP
4 1 (0.61%) PMO
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.76%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.66%) KVM
5 6 (3.66%) vSphere
5 6 (3.66%) XenApp
6 5 (3.05%) VMware NSX
7 4 (2.44%) NFS
8 3 (1.83%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.22%) Docker
9 2 (1.22%) Firmware
9 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.61%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.61%) SRDF
10 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Cisco CUCM
1 11 (6.71%) SCCM
2 8 (4.88%) Ansible
2 8 (4.88%) Backup Exec
2 8 (4.88%) vRealize
3 5 (3.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.05%) vMotion
4 4 (2.44%) Nessus
4 4 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.83%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.22%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (1.22%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.61%) Puppet
7 1 (0.61%) SnapVault
7 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.61%) Terraform
7 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.73%) VMware
3 26 (15.85%) CheckPoint
4 23 (14.02%) F5
5 18 (10.98%) Citrix
6 17 (10.37%) Palo Alto
7 15 (9.15%) HP
8 14 (8.54%) Juniper
9 7 (4.27%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.27%) NetApp
9 7 (4.27%) Qualys
10 6 (3.66%) Aruba
10 6 (3.66%) Bloomberg
10 6 (3.66%) Reuters
10 6 (3.66%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.66%) Symantec
10 6 (3.66%) Veeam
11 5 (3.05%) Arista
11 5 (3.05%) EMC
11 5 (3.05%) Meraki