Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 55 65
Rank change year-on-year -40 +10 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 179 244 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.53% 3.99% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.65% 9.33% 7.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 183 180
City of London median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.06% +3.62%
10th Percentile £213 £301 £213
90th Percentile £580 £575 £502
Central London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.07% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
City of London median hourly rate £24.50 £43.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.00% +105.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £15.70 £16.88 £19.25
90th Percentile £34.95 £55.00 £25.35
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £43.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -33.71% +124.36% -6.02%

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 2,690 2,616 2,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.03% 42.77% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,056 1,963 2,147
City of London median daily rate £483 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £636 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 41 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.84% +17.57% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.90 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +1.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -1 2 £300 -
Cisco
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 77 (43.02%) Windows
2 67 (37.43%) Firewall
3 65 (36.31%) Finance
4 56 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
6 43 (24.02%) Windows Server
7 42 (23.46%) VMware
8 40 (22.35%) Active Directory
9 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
10 35 (19.55%) CCNP
11 32 (17.88%) CheckPoint
12 29 (16.20%) VPN
12 29 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (15.64%) ITIL
14 27 (15.08%) Wireless
15 26 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (13.97%) WAN
17 24 (13.41%) LAN
17 24 (13.41%) Hyper-V
18 23 (12.85%) CCNA
18 23 (12.85%) Linux
18 23 (12.85%) Citrix
19 21 (11.73%) F5
20 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (10.61%) HP
22 18 (10.06%) Juniper
22 18 (10.06%) BGP
22 18 (10.06%) CCIE
22 18 (10.06%) Banking
22 18 (10.06%) Skype for Business

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 18 (10.06%) Skype for Business
2 15 (8.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.68%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (0.56%) CMS
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.56%) Jetty
7 1 (0.56%) nginx
7 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.56%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (10.06%) Office 365
3 8 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.91%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.68%) IaaS
5 3 (1.68%) PaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (37.43%) Firewall
2 29 (16.20%) VPN
3 27 (15.08%) Wireless
4 26 (14.53%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (13.97%) WAN
6 24 (13.41%) LAN
7 18 (10.06%) BGP
7 18 (10.06%) Skype
8 17 (9.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (8.94%) Network Security
10 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
11 14 (7.82%) EIGRP
11 14 (7.82%) MPLS
12 13 (7.26%) DNS
12 13 (7.26%) Multicast
12 13 (7.26%) OSPF
13 12 (6.70%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (6.15%) DHCP
15 10 (5.59%) IPsec
15 10 (5.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) MySQL
2 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
1 2 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 65 (36.31%) Finance
2 18 (10.06%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Network Engineer
2 35 (19.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (8.94%) Analyst
5 15 (8.38%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.59%) Desktop Support
9 9 (5.03%) Head of Delivery
9 9 (5.03%) Head of Infrastructure
9 9 (5.03%) Voice Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Architect
10 8 (4.47%) Consultant
10 8 (4.47%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) IT Support
11 7 (3.91%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 5 (2.79%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 5 (2.79%) Head of Project Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.79%) XMPP
2 3 (1.68%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.12%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) REST
4 1 (0.56%) Servlets
4 1 (0.56%) VML
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.03%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (4.47%) Reinsurance
5 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (2.79%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.23%) EMC VNX
7 4 (2.23%) iPad
7 4 (2.23%) iPhone
8 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.12%) Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Social Media
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.56%) Equities
10 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.56%) Tandem
10 1 (0.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 77 (43.02%) Windows
2 43 (24.02%) Windows Server
3 23 (12.85%) Linux
4 17 (9.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.26%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.59%) Windows 10
8 9 (5.03%) Unix
9 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.12%) CentOS
11 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.56%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Debian
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.56%) Solaris
12 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.64%) ITIL
2 17 (9.50%) Migration
3 16 (8.94%) Change Management
3 16 (8.94%) Network Design
4 15 (8.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.38%) High Availability
5 14 (7.82%) DevOps
6 13 (7.26%) Change Control
6 13 (7.26%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.26%) Problem Management
6 13 (7.26%) Project Management
7 12 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (6.70%) Information Security
8 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.03%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.03%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.47%) Coaching
10 8 (4.47%) People Management
10 8 (4.47%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.70%) SQL
2 11 (6.15%) Python
3 10 (5.59%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.91%) Perl
5 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.68%) C
6 3 (1.68%) Ruby
7 2 (1.12%) Java
7 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (31.28%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (19.55%) CCNP
3 23 (12.85%) CCNA
4 18 (10.06%) CCIE
5 13 (7.26%) Degree
6 8 (4.47%) MCP
6 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.91%) MCSE
8 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.23%) CCSE
9 4 (2.23%) CCSP
9 4 (2.23%) CISA
9 4 (2.23%) CISM
9 4 (2.23%) CISSP
9 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.23%) GIAC
9 4 (2.23%) SANS
10 3 (1.68%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.68%) COBIT
3 3 (1.68%) NIST 800
4 2 (1.12%) GCP
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (22.35%) Active Directory
2 29 (16.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.15%) vSphere
5 9 (5.03%) XenApp
6 8 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (3.35%) VMware NSX
7 6 (3.35%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.68%) Docker
8 3 (1.68%) iptables
8 3 (1.68%) KVM
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.12%) XenServer
10 1 (0.56%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) SCCM
2 10 (5.59%) Backup Exec
3 8 (4.47%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.47%) vRealize
4 7 (3.91%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.79%) Puppet
6 4 (2.23%) Ansible
6 4 (2.23%) vMotion
7 3 (1.68%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.68%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.68%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.68%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.68%) SELinux
7 3 (1.68%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.12%) Cacti
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) OPNET
8 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 46 (25.70%) Microsoft
2 42 (23.46%) VMware
3 32 (17.88%) CheckPoint
4 23 (12.85%) Citrix
5 21 (11.73%) F5
6 19 (10.61%) HP
7 18 (10.06%) Juniper
8 16 (8.94%) Palo Alto
9 12 (6.70%) Dell
10 10 (5.59%) Meraki
10 10 (5.59%) NetApp
10 10 (5.59%) Veeam
11 9 (5.03%) EMC
12 8 (4.47%) Arista
13 7 (3.91%) Avaya
13 7 (3.91%) Sophos
14 6 (3.35%) Aruba
14 6 (3.35%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.35%) Fortinet
15 5 (2.79%) Riverbed