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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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 75 116 62
Rank change year-on-year +41 -54 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 140 52 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 3.23% 1.63% 3.03%
As % of the Vendors category 8.14% 4.81% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 31 53
10th Percentile £216 £225 £240
25th Percentile £308 £381 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £443 £425
Median % change year-on-year -12.43% +4.12% -10.53%
75th Percentile £553 £519 £513
90th Percentile £655 £560 £581
Central London median daily rate £405 £446 £425
% change year-on-year -9.24% +5.00% -8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
10th Percentile £38.90 £16.93 -
25th Percentile £39.88 £17.94 -
Median hourly rate £43.00 £20.25 -
Median % change year-on-year +112.35% - -
75th Percentile £47.25 £21.94 -
90th Percentile £48.90 £22.58 -
Central London median hourly rate £43.00 £20.25 -
% change year-on-year +112.35% - -

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 1,719 1,082 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.64% 33.87% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,277 741 704
10th Percentile £309 £356 £263
25th Percentile £458 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £481
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% -3.75%
75th Percentile £675 £613 £575
90th Percentile £750 £703 £661
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 17
10th Percentile £14.63 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.75 £11.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +85.96% -23.80% -9.88%
75th Percentile £44.81 £24.63 £28.59
90th Percentile £51.05 £27.48 £45.32
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £14.47 £19.35
% change year-on-year +128.14% -25.25% -3.25%

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 3 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Cisco in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) Firewall
3 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
4 36 (25.71%) Juniper
5 35 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 35 (25.00%) Windows
6 31 (22.14%) WAN
6 31 (22.14%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (22.14%) Data Centre
7 30 (21.43%) F5
8 28 (20.00%) Fortinet
9 27 (19.29%) Active Directory
9 27 (19.29%) ITIL
9 27 (19.29%) Azure
10 25 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
11 24 (17.14%) LAN
12 23 (16.43%) Financial Institution
12 23 (16.43%) Arista
13 22 (15.71%) HP
13 22 (15.71%) Banking
14 21 (15.00%) NX-OS
15 19 (13.57%) Migration
15 19 (13.57%) VMware
15 19 (13.57%) CCNP
15 19 (13.57%) CheckPoint
16 18 (12.86%) Wireless
17 17 (12.14%) Citrix
17 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
18 16 (11.43%) 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 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.14%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.29%) Azure
2 25 (17.86%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.86%) AWS
4 4 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 3 (2.14%) Azure Sentinel
6 2 (1.43%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.71%) Azure AKS
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Key Vault
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (0.71%) Azure Storage
7 1 (0.71%) GitHub
7 1 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.86%) Firewall
2 35 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 31 (22.14%) WAN
4 24 (17.14%) LAN
5 21 (15.00%) NX-OS
6 18 (12.86%) Wireless
7 16 (11.43%) VPN
8 14 (10.00%) WebEx
9 13 (9.29%) SD-WAN
10 12 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (8.57%) DNS
11 9 (6.43%) SAN
12 8 (5.71%) MPLS
12 8 (5.71%) NAS
12 8 (5.71%) VoIP
13 7 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (5.00%) Internet
13 7 (5.00%) Network Security
13 7 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (4.29%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (47.86%) Finance
2 23 (16.43%) Financial Institution
3 22 (15.71%) Banking
4 16 (11.43%) Social Skills
5 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.86%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (2.14%) Front Office
8 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.14%) Law
8 3 (2.14%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.71%) International Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Marketing
10 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 46 (32.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.57%) Analyst
2 19 (13.57%) Junior
2 19 (13.57%) Junior Network Engineer
3 10 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 10 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 10 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 10 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.43%) Architect
4 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (6.43%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) IT Engineer
5 8 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (4.29%) Banking Project Manager
6 6 (4.29%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 6 (4.29%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
6 6 (4.29%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) XMPP
2 1 (0.71%) REST
2 1 (0.71%) SOAP
2 1 (0.71%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.14%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.43%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (5.71%) PMI
4 6 (4.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.29%) PKI
5 5 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.57%) iPad
5 5 (3.57%) iPhone
6 4 (2.86%) BYOD
6 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.43%) Clustering
8 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.43%) IoT
8 2 (1.43%) Replication
8 2 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.71%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.00%) Android
3 7 (5.00%) Linux
3 7 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.29%) Mac OS
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.43%) HPUX
7 2 (1.43%) Unix
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.71%) Solaris
8 1 (0.71%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.29%) ITIL
2 19 (13.57%) Migration
3 15 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (6.43%) Network Design
5 9 (6.43%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.71%) Knowledge Transfer
6 8 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (5.71%) Server Management
6 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (5.71%) Time Management
7 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (4.29%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.29%) Contract Negotiation
8 6 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (4.29%) Financial Analysis
8 6 (4.29%) Power Management
8 6 (4.29%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.29%) Python
3 2 (1.43%) Bash
3 2 (1.43%) Perl
3 2 (1.43%) SQL
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (22.14%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (13.57%) CCNP
3 16 (11.43%) CCNA
4 13 (9.29%) Degree
5 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (6.43%) MCSE
6 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (5.71%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
8 6 (4.29%) CCENT
8 6 (4.29%) CISSP
8 6 (4.29%) MCSA
8 6 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.86%) CCIE
10 2 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.71%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) PMO
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.71%) NCSC
4 1 (0.71%) NIST
4 1 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) RMADS
System Software
1 27 (19.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (3.57%) vSphere
5 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.14%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.14%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.43%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.43%) XenApp
7 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) Docker
8 1 (0.71%) NFS
8 1 (0.71%) vCloud
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) SCCM
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (5.71%) vCenter Server
3 7 (5.00%) Ansible
4 6 (4.29%) Terraform
5 5 (3.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.86%) VxRail
7 3 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.43%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.43%) Nagios
8 2 (1.43%) SCOM
8 2 (1.43%) vRealize
9 1 (0.71%) CASB
9 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.71%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.71%) Puppet
9 1 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.71%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 38 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 36 (25.71%) Juniper
3 30 (21.43%) F5
4 28 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 23 (16.43%) Arista
6 22 (15.71%) HP
7 19 (13.57%) CheckPoint
7 19 (13.57%) VMware
8 17 (12.14%) Citrix
9 12 (8.57%) Palo Alto
10 10 (7.14%) ServiceNow
11 9 (6.43%) Meraki
11 9 (6.43%) Zscaler
12 8 (5.71%) Apple
12 8 (5.71%) Aruba
12 8 (5.71%) Bloomberg
12 8 (5.71%) NetApp
13 6 (4.29%) Polycom
14 5 (3.57%) Dell
14 5 (3.57%) SolarWinds