Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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.

Cisco
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -35 +5 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 201 282 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.84% 4.20% 3.43%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 9.88% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 214 239
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £218 £281 £223
90th Percentile £583 £584 £538
Central London median daily rate £427 £450 £405
% change year-on-year -5.11% +11.11% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
City of London median hourly rate £21.40 £43.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.09% +146.48% -3.85%
10th Percentile £15.70 £24.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £29.20 £55.00 £23.78
Central London median hourly rate £21.40 £43.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -51.09% +130.26% +2.93%

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 2700 2853 3899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.14% 42.52% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 2136 2920
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £277 £275 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £632
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 48 76
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.09
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.08
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.14% -0.75%

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 18 November 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 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
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 18 November 2017. 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 +4 2 £300 -
Cisco
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 78 (38.81%) Windows
2 68 (33.83%) Firewall
2 68 (33.83%) Finance
3 63 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (24.38%) Data Centre
5 46 (22.89%) VMware
6 44 (21.89%) CCNP
7 41 (20.40%) Active Directory
7 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
8 38 (18.91%) WAN
8 38 (18.91%) Windows Server
9 37 (18.41%) CheckPoint
10 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (16.92%) VPN
12 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (14.93%) LAN
13 30 (14.93%) Migration
14 28 (13.93%) ITIL
15 27 (13.43%) Linux
16 26 (12.94%) Wireless
17 25 (12.44%) CCIE
17 25 (12.44%) Citrix
17 25 (12.44%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (11.94%) Network Security
18 24 (11.94%) Hyper-V
19 23 (11.44%) BGP
19 23 (11.44%) CCNA
19 23 (11.44%) HP
19 23 (11.44%) Banking
20 22 (10.95%) TCP/IP

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 19 (9.45%) Skype for Business
2 12 (5.97%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.99%) Jetty
4 4 (1.99%) nginx
4 4 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Eikon
2 1 (0.50%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.45%) Office 365
3 13 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.99%) Mimecast
6 4 (1.99%) IaaS
6 4 (1.99%) PaaS
7 2 (1.00%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.00%) SaaS
8 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.50%) G Suite
8 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (33.83%) Firewall
2 38 (18.91%) WAN
3 34 (16.92%) VPN
4 33 (16.42%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (14.93%) LAN
6 26 (12.94%) Wireless
7 25 (12.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (11.94%) Network Security
9 23 (11.44%) BGP
10 22 (10.95%) TCP/IP
11 20 (9.95%) Skype
12 19 (9.45%) EIGRP
13 17 (8.46%) OSPF
13 17 (8.46%) VLAN
13 17 (8.46%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (7.96%) MPLS
15 15 (7.46%) VoIP
16 14 (6.97%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (6.97%) Internet
16 14 (6.97%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.99%) MySQL
1 6 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.50%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (33.83%) Finance
2 23 (11.44%) Banking
3 12 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.48%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (1.00%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Law
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (30.35%) Network Engineer
2 38 (18.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (9.45%) Analyst
5 14 (6.97%) Firewall Engineer
6 13 (6.47%) Architect
6 13 (6.47%) Voice Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
8 11 (5.47%) Consultant
8 11 (5.47%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.48%) Head of Delivery
10 9 (4.48%) Head of Infrastructure
10 9 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.98%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.48%) Information Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Information Security Analyst
12 7 (3.48%) Network Architect
12 7 (3.48%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.48%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.99%) XMPP
3 4 (1.99%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (1.99%) Servlets
4 1 (0.50%) REST
4 1 (0.50%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.97%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.98%) Reinsurance
5 7 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Licensing
6 6 (2.99%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.99%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.00%) Clustering
10 2 (1.00%) iPad
10 2 (1.00%) iPhone
10 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.50%) EMC VNXe
11 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 78 (38.81%) Windows
2 38 (18.91%) Windows Server
3 27 (13.43%) Linux
4 17 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (4.48%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.98%) Windows 10
8 5 (2.49%) CentOS
9 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.99%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.99%) Unix
9 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.00%) Android
10 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.00%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.50%) Solaris
11 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.93%) Migration
2 28 (13.93%) ITIL
3 19 (9.45%) DevOps
4 16 (7.96%) Network Design
5 14 (6.97%) Change Management
5 14 (6.97%) Project Management
6 12 (5.97%) High Availability
7 11 (5.47%) Change Control
7 11 (5.47%) Incident Management
7 11 (5.47%) Mentoring
7 11 (5.47%) Network Management
7 11 (5.47%) Problem Management
8 10 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.98%) Information Security
9 9 (4.48%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (3.98%) Business Transformation
10 8 (3.98%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.98%) Coaching
10 8 (3.98%) People Management
10 8 (3.98%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.47%) Python
2 11 (5.47%) Perl
2 11 (5.47%) SQL
3 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.99%) Ruby
5 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.49%) Java
6 4 (1.99%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.49%) C
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (31.34%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (21.89%) CCNP
3 25 (12.44%) CCIE
4 23 (11.44%) CCNA
5 13 (6.47%) Degree
6 8 (3.98%) GIAC
6 8 (3.98%) MCSE
6 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.98%) SANS
6 8 (3.98%) Security Cleared
7 7 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.48%) GCIA
7 7 (3.48%) GCIH
7 7 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.99%) MCP
9 5 (2.49%) CCSE
10 4 (1.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (1.99%) CCSP
10 4 (1.99%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.49%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.98%) SLA
2 7 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.48%) NIST 800
3 4 (1.99%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) GCP
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) PMO
4 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (20.40%) Active Directory
2 35 (17.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.97%) vSphere
5 10 (4.98%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.98%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.48%) VMware NSX
7 7 (3.48%) XenApp
8 3 (1.49%) Docker
8 3 (1.49%) iptables
8 3 (1.49%) KVM
8 3 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.49%) XenServer
9 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.50%) NFS
10 1 (0.50%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.98%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.98%) SCCM
3 9 (4.48%) vRealize
4 8 (3.98%) Puppet
5 7 (3.48%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (3.48%) NetBackup
6 6 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (2.49%) Terraform
8 4 (1.99%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (1.99%) Packer
8 4 (1.99%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.99%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.99%) vMotion
9 3 (1.49%) Ansible
9 3 (1.49%) Cacti
9 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.49%) SELinux
9 3 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (22.89%) VMware
2 41 (20.40%) Microsoft
3 37 (18.41%) CheckPoint
4 25 (12.44%) Citrix
5 23 (11.44%) HP
6 19 (9.45%) Palo Alto
7 17 (8.46%) Dell
7 17 (8.46%) Juniper
8 14 (6.97%) F5
9 13 (6.47%) Meraki
10 12 (5.97%) EMC
11 10 (4.98%) Blue Coat
11 10 (4.98%) SolarWinds
11 10 (4.98%) Veeam
12 9 (4.48%) Arista
12 9 (4.48%) NetApp
13 8 (3.98%) Avaya
13 8 (3.98%) McAfee
14 7 (3.48%) FireEye
14 7 (3.48%) Sophos