Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 100 96
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 57 145 194
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.17% 2.38% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.44% 6.11% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 112 147
Median daily rate £474 £453 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +11.18% -4.24%
10th Percentile £336 £262 £185
90th Percentile £595 £569 £638
Central London median daily rate £473 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +8.93% +8.44% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Median hourly rate - £17.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.75% -18.37%
Central London median hourly rate - £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +2.50% -18.13%

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 675 2,372 2,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.54% 38.92% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 1,810 1,948
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £256
90th Percentile £650 £645 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 57 68
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.22
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.45 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.92 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.58% +8.65% +6.94%

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 29 September 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (35.09%) Firewall
4 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 16 (28.07%) CCNP
6 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
7 12 (21.05%) Windows
7 12 (21.05%) BGP
7 12 (21.05%) F5
8 10 (17.54%) Banking
8 10 (17.54%) Migration
9 9 (15.79%) WAN
9 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
9 9 (15.79%) Palo Alto
9 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (14.04%) CCIE
10 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
10 8 (14.04%) LAN
10 8 (14.04%) DNS
10 8 (14.04%) Linux
10 8 (14.04%) VMware
10 8 (14.04%) OSPF
10 8 (14.04%) VLAN
11 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (12.28%) Azure
11 7 (12.28%) Skype
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle
11 7 (12.28%) ITIL
11 7 (12.28%) CCNA

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 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Office 365
3 3 (5.26%) AWS
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (35.09%) Firewall
2 12 (21.05%) BGP
3 9 (15.79%) WAN
4 8 (14.04%) DNS
4 8 (14.04%) LAN
4 8 (14.04%) OSPF
4 8 (14.04%) VLAN
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.28%) Skype
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
6 5 (8.77%) Ethernet
6 5 (8.77%) Network Security
6 5 (8.77%) Unified Communications
7 4 (7.02%) DHCP
7 4 (7.02%) Internet
7 4 (7.02%) SAN
7 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
7 4 (7.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) International Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) French Language
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 25 (43.86%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (7.02%) Architect
3 4 (7.02%) Consultant
3 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Analyst
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) WebRTC
2 2 (3.51%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.26%) Replication
3 3 (5.26%) Tandem
4 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) BYOD
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.02%) Unix
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) HPUX
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Check Point GAiA
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Migration
2 9 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (12.28%) ITIL
4 6 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (10.53%) Project Management
4 6 (10.53%) Service Management
5 5 (8.77%) High Availability
5 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (7.02%) Network Design
6 4 (7.02%) Tech Ops
7 3 (5.26%) Antivirus Management
7 3 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.26%) Project Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
7 3 (5.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) C
2 2 (3.51%) Lisp
2 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.07%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) CCIE
4 7 (12.28%) CCNA
5 3 (5.26%) CISA
5 3 (5.26%) CISM
5 3 (5.26%) CISSP
5 3 (5.26%) CREST Certified
5 3 (5.26%) GIAC
6 1 (1.75%) CCA
6 1 (1.75%) CCDA
6 1 (1.75%) CCDP
6 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SLA
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) BitLocker
3 3 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.26%) EnCase
2 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.26%) FTK
3 2 (3.51%) Nagios
3 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.51%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) BMC Performance Manager
4 1 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.05%) F5
3 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.79%) Palo Alto
4 8 (14.04%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) Juniper
5 7 (12.28%) Oracle
6 6 (10.53%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) Citrix
7 5 (8.77%) Splunk
8 4 (7.02%) Arista
8 4 (7.02%) EMC
8 4 (7.02%) NetApp
8 4 (7.02%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.26%) Cellebrite
9 3 (5.26%) Polycom
9 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.51%) Ivanti