Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 317 207 238
Rank change year-on-year -110 +31 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 205 186 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.69% 1.15% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.27% 5.62% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 136 330
10th Percentile £259 £313 £274
25th Percentile £363 £380 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
75th Percentile £544 £542 £538
90th Percentile £675 £598 £714
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
10th Percentile £24.25 " £28.50
25th Percentile £28.00 " £29.63
Median hourly rate £28.80 - £32.63
75th Percentile £50.00 " £47.81
90th Percentile £51.65 " £49.88
England median hourly rate £23.36 £19.50 £33.40
% change year-on-year +19.77% -41.62% +39.17%

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 4,797 3,311 6,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.17% 20.39% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,198 2,279 4,273
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £427 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £515
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.91% +3.00%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £613
90th Percentile £713 £650 £700
England median daily rate £500 £482 £475
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 49 99
10th Percentile £17.65 £18.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £22.87 £21.00 £18.29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £26.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +32.08% +32.50%
75th Percentile £49.52 £47.75 £47.67
90th Percentile £60.50 £52.15 £53.75
England median hourly rate £31.00 £31.39 £34.00
% change year-on-year -1.24% -7.68% +51.11%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 26 July 2021. 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 -29 22 £513 +13.89% 35
West London +9 13 £536 +38.39% 10
South London - 9 £478 - 6
East London +5 3 £215 -45.40% 6
North London - 1 £405 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 131 (63.90%) Cisco
2 100 (48.78%) CCNP
3 85 (41.46%) CCNA
4 77 (37.56%) Firewall
5 54 (26.34%) Azure
6 53 (25.85%) CCIE
7 48 (23.41%) BGP
7 48 (23.41%) Data Centre
8 47 (22.93%) Finance
9 46 (22.44%) WAN
10 45 (21.95%) CISSP
11 41 (20.00%) LAN
12 40 (19.51%) OSPF
13 38 (18.54%) MPLS
14 37 (18.05%) Social Skills
15 36 (17.56%) AWS
16 35 (17.07%) VPN
17 34 (16.59%) ITIL
18 33 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
19 31 (15.12%) Palo Alto
19 31 (15.12%) Migration
19 31 (15.12%) Wireless
19 31 (15.12%) VMware
20 30 (14.63%) F5
21 29 (14.15%) Network Security
21 29 (14.15%) Information Security
21 29 (14.15%) Windows
21 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
21 29 (14.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
22 28 (13.66%) Juniper

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 10 (4.88%) Confluence
2 5 (2.44%) Mule
3 4 (1.95%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.98%) CMS
4 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 14 (6.83%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.95%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.98%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.49%) iTrent
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.34%) Azure
2 36 (17.56%) AWS
3 21 (10.24%) IaaS
4 18 (8.78%) GCP
5 14 (6.83%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 12 (5.85%) PaaS
7 10 (4.88%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (4.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (3.41%) SaaS
11 6 (2.93%) Mimecast
12 4 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (1.95%) SoftLayer
13 3 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (1.46%) Serverless
14 2 (0.98%) Azure Sentinel
14 2 (0.98%) Azure Storage
15 1 (0.49%) Power Automate
15 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
15 1 (0.49%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 77 (37.56%) Firewall
2 48 (23.41%) BGP
3 46 (22.44%) WAN
4 41 (20.00%) LAN
5 40 (19.51%) OSPF
6 38 (18.54%) MPLS
7 35 (17.07%) VPN
8 33 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (15.12%) Wireless
10 29 (14.15%) Network Security
10 29 (14.15%) TCP/IP
11 19 (9.27%) DNS
12 17 (8.29%) Ethernet
13 16 (7.80%) Multicast
13 16 (7.80%) SSL
14 15 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (7.32%) EIGRP
14 15 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (6.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.95%) GIS
3 1 (0.49%) Big Data
3 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.49%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.49%) Looker
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (5.85%) JIRA
2 5 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.46%) Arsenale Dataplane
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.46%) TestRail
4 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (22.93%) Finance
2 37 (18.05%) Social Skills
3 24 (11.71%) Banking
4 23 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.39%) Documentation Skills
6 8 (3.90%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (3.41%) Law
8 4 (1.95%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.46%) Marketing
10 2 (0.98%) Advertising
10 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.49%) Billing
11 1 (0.49%) Legal
11 1 (0.49%) Police
11 1 (0.49%) Retail
11 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (39.02%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.15%) Architect
3 20 (9.76%) Security Engineer
4 16 (7.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (6.83%) Security Architect
6 12 (5.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (5.85%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (5.37%) Consultant
7 11 (5.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (3.90%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.41%) Analyst
10 7 (3.41%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (3.41%) Juniper Engineer
11 6 (2.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (2.93%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (2.93%) Network Architect
11 6 (2.93%) Network Consultant
11 6 (2.93%) Support Engineer
12 5 (2.44%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.41%) Express
2 4 (1.95%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.95%) Jinja
2 4 (1.95%) XMPP
3 3 (1.46%) RESTful
4 2 (0.98%) REST
4 2 (0.98%) Web Services
5 1 (0.49%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) LAMP
5 1 (0.49%) LDAP
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.41%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.44%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (2.44%) NHS
5 4 (1.95%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.46%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.46%) Device Driver
6 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.98%) CCTV
7 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.98%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.98%) Replication
7 2 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.49%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Life Science
8 1 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 29 (14.15%) Windows
2 15 (7.32%) Linux
3 12 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.37%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (4.39%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.41%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.44%) Unix
9 3 (1.46%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (1.46%) SUSE
9 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.59%) ITIL
2 31 (15.12%) Migration
3 29 (14.15%) Information Security
4 26 (12.68%) Network Management
5 23 (11.22%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (7.80%) Network Design
9 13 (6.34%) DevOps
10 12 (5.85%) Project Delivery
10 12 (5.85%) Risk Management
11 11 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (5.37%) Security Architecture
11 11 (5.37%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
12 10 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (4.39%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.39%) TOGAF
13 9 (4.39%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.20%) Python
2 14 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 10 (4.88%) C
4 8 (3.90%) Go
5 7 (3.41%) Java
6 5 (2.44%) Ruby
7 4 (1.95%) C++
7 4 (1.95%) SQL
7 4 (1.95%) VB
8 3 (1.46%) Rust
9 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 100 (48.78%) CCNP
2 85 (41.46%) CCNA
3 53 (25.85%) CCIE
4 45 (21.95%) CISSP
5 29 (14.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 21 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (7.80%) Security Cleared
8 15 (7.32%) CCSP
8 15 (7.32%) CISM
9 14 (6.83%) Degree
10 13 (6.34%) MCSE
11 11 (5.37%) SC Cleared
12 10 (4.88%) CCDP
12 10 (4.88%) CISA
13 9 (4.39%) CCDA
13 9 (4.39%) CCDE
13 9 (4.39%) GIAC
13 9 (4.39%) JNCIP
14 8 (3.90%) DV Cleared
15 7 (3.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.76%) SLA
2 15 (7.32%) NIST
3 7 (3.41%) GDPR
3 7 (3.41%) SOC 2
4 6 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.95%) NIST 800
5 4 (1.95%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (1.46%) ITGC
6 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.98%) COBIT
7 2 (0.98%) GRC
8 1 (0.49%) GxP
8 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 25 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.80%) Active Directory
3 11 (5.37%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.39%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.44%) Docker
5 5 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.95%) XenApp
6 4 (1.95%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.46%) iptables
7 3 (1.46%) KVM
7 3 (1.46%) Xen
8 2 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.98%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.83%) Ansible
2 8 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.90%) HP NNM
3 7 (3.41%) SCOM
4 5 (2.44%) SCCM
4 5 (2.44%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.46%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.98%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.98%) Terraform
7 2 (0.98%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.49%) CASB
8 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.49%) Puppet
8 1 (0.49%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 131 (63.90%) Cisco
2 31 (15.12%) Palo Alto
2 31 (15.12%) VMware
3 30 (14.63%) F5
4 28 (13.66%) Juniper
5 23 (11.22%) CheckPoint
5 23 (11.22%) Microsoft
6 16 (7.80%) Citrix
6 16 (7.80%) Fortinet
6 16 (7.80%) Google
6 16 (7.80%) HP
6 16 (7.80%) SolarWinds
7 14 (6.83%) Nokia
8 12 (5.85%) Meraki
9 9 (4.39%) Arista
10 8 (3.90%) Aruba
11 7 (3.41%) EMC
11 7 (3.41%) Infoblox
11 7 (3.41%) Splunk
12 6 (2.93%) Oracle