Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 81 81
Rank change year-on-year -10 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 100 51 125
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.49% 2.44% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% 7.12% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 96
10th Percentile £185 £316 £210
25th Percentile £310 £363 £298
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £473 £400
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +18.13% -5.88%
75th Percentile £580 £538 £478
90th Percentile £609 £623 £525
Central London median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
10th Percentile £38.58 - £13.31
25th Percentile £39.06 - £19.20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £23.00 £24.12
Median % change year-on-year +79.35% -4.64% +15.32%
75th Percentile £43.56 - £26.07
90th Percentile £44.13 - £26.63
Central London median hourly rate £41.25 £23.00 £25.56
% change year-on-year +79.35% -10.02% +6.21%

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 1,349 716 1,893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.64% 34.29% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 509 1,442
10th Percentile £350 £263 £240
25th Percentile £463 £409 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £662
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 33
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £12.11
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.65 £16.08
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.75 £22.88 £23.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £23.43 £26.75
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in the City of London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in the City of London.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £220 -
Cisco
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 33 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (30.00%) Windows
3 30 (30.00%) Firewall
4 27 (27.00%) Data Centre
5 26 (26.00%) VMware
6 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 23 (23.00%) ITIL
7 23 (23.00%) WAN
8 22 (22.00%) CCNP
9 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
10 19 (19.00%) Azure
11 18 (18.00%) Microsoft 365
11 18 (18.00%) Social Skills
12 17 (17.00%) LAN
12 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (16.00%) Migration
13 16 (16.00%) CCNA
14 15 (15.00%) Network Design
15 14 (14.00%) Citrix
16 13 (13.00%) Windows Server
16 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 12 (12.00%) Juniper
17 12 (12.00%) CCIE
17 12 (12.00%) SCCM
18 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
18 11 (11.00%) Banking
18 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
18 11 (11.00%) DNS
18 11 (11.00%) DHCP

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 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (1.00%) Confluence
4 1 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Azure
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (9.00%) IaaS
4 4 (4.00%) AWS
5 3 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.00%) GitHub
5 3 (3.00%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.00%) PaaS
6 2 (2.00%) Nutanix
6 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.00%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.00%) Firewall
2 23 (23.00%) WAN
3 17 (17.00%) LAN
4 11 (11.00%) BGP
4 11 (11.00%) DHCP
4 11 (11.00%) DNS
4 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (10.00%) OSPF
5 10 (10.00%) VPN
6 9 (9.00%) Network Security
6 9 (9.00%) Wireless
7 8 (8.00%) Multicast
8 7 (7.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.00%) VoIP
9 6 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (6.00%) iSCSI
9 6 (6.00%) MPLS
9 6 (6.00%) SD-WAN
10 5 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
2 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (34.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Social Skills
3 11 (11.00%) Banking
4 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.00%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.00%) Law
7 3 (3.00%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.00%) Marketing
9 1 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (1.00%) International Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Analyst
4 7 (7.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Audio Visual Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Consultant
7 4 (4.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) IT Operations Analyst
7 4 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) REST
1 2 (2.00%) SOAP
1 2 (2.00%) XMPP
2 1 (1.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (1.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.00%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.00%) Clustering
4 2 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.00%) Replication
4 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.00%) BYOD
5 1 (1.00%) Equities
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) iPhone
5 1 (1.00%) PKI
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Windows
2 13 (13.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (11.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (10.00%) Linux
4 10 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Unix
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.00%) Android
9 2 (2.00%) VMS
10 1 (1.00%) HPUX
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Solaris
10 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL
2 16 (16.00%) Migration
3 15 (15.00%) Network Design
4 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 11 (11.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.00%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps
7 6 (6.00%) Fintech
7 6 (6.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (6.00%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (6.00%) Project Management
7 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.00%) Business Case
8 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.00%) Server Management
8 5 (5.00%) Service Management
8 5 (5.00%) Time Management
9 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) Python
3 5 (5.00%) C
4 3 (3.00%) Bash
5 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) SQL
6 1 (1.00%) C++
6 1 (1.00%) Java
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (33.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (22.00%) CCNP
3 16 (16.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) CCIE
5 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (7.00%) Degree
6 7 (7.00%) MCSE
6 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) CISSP
7 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.00%) CCENT
8 4 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (4.00%) MCSA
9 3 (3.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (1.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.00%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.00%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.00%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) vSphere
4 7 (7.00%) VMware NSX
5 5 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.00%) Docker
7 2 (2.00%) vCloud
7 2 (2.00%) XenApp
7 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.00%) Firmware
8 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.00%) NFS
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (12.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.00%) Ansible
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.00%) Terraform
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.00%) Nagios
5 3 (3.00%) Puppet
5 3 (3.00%) vRealize
6 2 (2.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.00%) SCOM
6 2 (2.00%) VxRail
7 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.00%) QRadar
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) VMware
2 25 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.00%) Citrix
4 12 (12.00%) Juniper
5 11 (11.00%) F5
6 10 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 9 (9.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.00%) Arista
9 7 (7.00%) HP
10 6 (6.00%) Infoblox
10 6 (6.00%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.00%) Apple
11 5 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.00%) NetApp
11 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.00%) Dell
12 4 (4.00%) IBM
12 4 (4.00%) Meraki
13 3 (3.00%) Nimble Storage