Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 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.

Cisco Certification
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 175 162
Rank change year-on-year -70 -13 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 500 664 707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.06% 1.47% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.36% 8.56% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 468 488
London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +3.44% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £237
90th Percentile £559 £552 £550
England median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 10
London median hourly rate £26.48 £49.19 £32.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +49.84% +52.69%
10th Percentile £17.70 £16.16 £14.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £69.00
England median hourly rate £26.99 £28.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -3.62% +17.89% +18.75%

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7857 7754 7414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.67% 17.14% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5010 4894
London median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £626
England median daily rate £426 £424 £400
% change year-on-year +0.66% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 113 137
London median hourly rate £21.12 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% -3.85% +12.68%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.63 £49.84 £47.03
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the London region over the 6 months to 22 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
Central London -44 87 £425 - 14
West London -9 35 £345 -17.37% 4
South London -37 16 £363 -14.71%
North London -9 5 £500 +33.33%
East London -21 5 £400 +45.45% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 384 (76.80%) Cisco
2 283 (56.60%) CCNP
3 211 (42.20%) Firewall
4 183 (36.60%) CCNA
5 153 (30.60%) CCIE
6 146 (29.20%) WAN
7 137 (27.40%) LAN
8 122 (24.40%) Finance
9 118 (23.60%) Wireless
10 110 (22.00%) Data Centre
11 109 (21.80%) BGP
12 106 (21.20%) Network Security
13 92 (18.40%) OSPF
14 91 (18.20%) MPLS
15 90 (18.00%) CheckPoint
16 86 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
17 84 (16.80%) Windows
18 81 (16.20%) EIGRP
19 78 (15.60%) Microsoft
20 77 (15.40%) Juniper
21 75 (15.00%) Palo Alto
22 72 (14.40%) Network Design
23 70 (14.00%) VMware
24 68 (13.60%) VPN
25 64 (12.80%) TCP/IP
26 63 (12.60%) Cisco ASA
27 61 (12.20%) Banking
27 61 (12.20%) WLAN
28 58 (11.60%) ITIL
29 56 (11.20%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 22 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.20%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.80%) CMS
4 8 (1.60%) IIS
5 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.80%) Apache
6 4 (0.80%) Drupal
6 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.80%) WordPress
7 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) Eikon
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.20%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 49 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.40%) Office 365
4 9 (1.80%) SaaS
5 8 (1.60%) IaaS
5 8 (1.60%) Mimecast
5 8 (1.60%) PaaS
6 2 (0.40%) Akamai
7 1 (0.20%) GitHub
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 211 (42.20%) Firewall
2 146 (29.20%) WAN
3 137 (27.40%) LAN
4 118 (23.60%) Wireless
5 109 (21.80%) BGP
6 106 (21.20%) Network Security
7 92 (18.40%) OSPF
8 91 (18.20%) MPLS
9 86 (17.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 81 (16.20%) EIGRP
11 68 (13.60%) VPN
12 64 (12.80%) TCP/IP
13 63 (12.60%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (12.20%) WLAN
15 53 (10.60%) Cisco IOS
16 50 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
17 44 (8.80%) DNS
17 44 (8.80%) VoIP
18 38 (7.60%) Wi-Fi
19 36 (7.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.20%) Big Data
3 4 (0.80%) MySQL
3 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.40%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) DataStage
6 1 (0.20%) DB2
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.40%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 122 (24.40%) Finance
2 61 (12.20%) Banking
3 30 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.60%) Law
5 8 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.40%) Marketing
7 6 (1.20%) Retail
8 5 (1.00%) Electronics
9 4 (0.80%) Legal
10 3 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 240 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 124 (24.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 96 (19.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 59 (11.80%) Security Engineer
5 56 (11.20%) Architect
6 44 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 35 (7.00%) Voice Engineer
8 34 (6.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 29 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 29 (5.80%) Support Engineer
10 25 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
11 23 (4.60%) Consultant
11 23 (4.60%) Lead Network Engineer
12 21 (4.20%) Analyst
12 21 (4.20%) Network Support
13 20 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
14 19 (3.80%) Network Architect
15 16 (3.20%) Firewall Engineer
16 13 (2.60%) Network Analyst
16 13 (2.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 14 (2.80%) XMPP
3 10 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.20%) Middleware
4 6 (1.20%) Web Services
5 4 (0.80%) .NET
5 4 (0.80%) LAMP
6 2 (0.40%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.20%) VML
7 1 (0.20%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.00%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.60%) Clustering
5 13 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (2.20%) BYOD
6 11 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.40%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.00%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.00%) IVR
9 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Licensing
9 5 (1.00%) PKI
10 4 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.80%) FMCG
11 3 (0.60%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.60%) CESG
11 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (16.80%) Windows
2 56 (11.20%) Linux
3 43 (8.60%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.00%) Unix
5 18 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.60%) CentOS
9 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.00%) SUSE
12 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.80%) Solaris
12 4 (0.80%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.60%) Debian
14 2 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.40%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (14.40%) Network Design
2 58 (11.60%) ITIL
3 45 (9.00%) Information Security
4 41 (8.20%) Migration
5 35 (7.00%) Network Monitoring
6 31 (6.20%) Load Balancing
7 26 (5.20%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (5.00%) Network Management
9 24 (4.80%) DevOps
10 23 (4.60%) SIEM
11 21 (4.20%) Low Latency
11 21 (4.20%) WAN Optimisation
12 20 (4.00%) Change Management
12 20 (4.00%) High Availability
12 20 (4.00%) Service Delivery
13 19 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
14 18 (3.60%) Network Architecture
15 17 (3.40%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (3.40%) Service Management
16 14 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.20%) Python
2 17 (3.40%) SQL
3 16 (3.20%) PowerShell
4 12 (2.40%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.80%) Perl
6 8 (1.60%) Java
7 7 (1.40%) Ruby
8 4 (0.80%) C
9 3 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 283 (56.60%) CCNP
2 183 (36.60%) CCNA
3 153 (30.60%) CCIE
4 43 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 41 (8.20%) Security Cleared
6 36 (7.20%) Degree
7 32 (6.40%) MCSE
8 29 (5.80%) CISSP
9 28 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (4.80%) CCSP
11 22 (4.40%) CCSE
11 22 (4.40%) CCVP
11 22 (4.40%) CISM
12 21 (4.20%) SC Cleared
13 18 (3.60%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 17 (3.40%) CCDP
15 15 (3.00%) DV Cleared
16 14 (2.80%) CCNP Voice
16 14 (2.80%) CCSA
17 13 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.60%) SLA
2 10 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.00%) COBIT
4 5 (1.00%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.40%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 54 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (2.20%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.20%) XenApp
7 5 (1.00%) vSphere
8 4 (0.80%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.60%) NFS
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.40%) XenServer
11 1 (0.20%) Firmware
11 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.20%) pfSense
11 1 (0.20%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (7.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
3 18 (3.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 17 (3.40%) SCCM
5 14 (2.80%) Ansible
6 13 (2.60%) Cisco UCCE
6 13 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 12 (2.40%) Nessus
8 8 (1.60%) SCOM
8 8 (1.60%) Terraform
9 7 (1.40%) Cacti
9 7 (1.40%) logstash
9 7 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.40%) Packer
10 6 (1.20%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.20%) FortiGate
10 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (1.20%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.00%) OSSEC
12 4 (0.80%) Nagios
Vendors
1 384 (76.80%) Cisco
2 90 (18.00%) CheckPoint
3 78 (15.60%) Microsoft
4 77 (15.40%) Juniper
5 75 (15.00%) Palo Alto
6 70 (14.00%) VMware
7 50 (10.00%) Citrix
8 46 (9.20%) SolarWinds
9 45 (9.00%) Riverbed
10 41 (8.20%) F5
11 39 (7.80%) HP
12 23 (4.60%) Fortinet
13 19 (3.80%) Splunk
14 16 (3.20%) Aruba
15 15 (3.00%) Dell
15 15 (3.00%) EMC
15 15 (3.00%) SAP
16 14 (2.80%) NetApp
16 14 (2.80%) Red Box
17 13 (2.60%) Arista