Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 252 189
Rank change year-on-year +14 -63 -21
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 529 488 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.05% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 6.07% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 269 392
London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £307 £242 £250
90th Percentile £635 £630 £574
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 14
London median hourly rate £33.00 £23.50 £25.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.43% -7.62% -35.32%
10th Percentile £25.75 £10.00 £16.16
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £33.20 £25.69 £25.50
% change year-on-year +29.23% +0.75% -19.88%

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 7,124 8,043 7,192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.13% 17.31% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,556 5,317 4,691
London median daily rate £500 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £275
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 186 124
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +3.44% -2.15%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.75 £11.66
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.13 £49.76
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
% change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%

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 19 January 2019.

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
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 19 January 2019. 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 +19 116 £443 +7.27% 59
West London +11 44 £388 +13.97% 23
East London -16 16 £650 +73.33% 13
South London -15 4 £550 -13.15% 6
North London -10 2 £413 +43.48% 1
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 405 (76.56%) Cisco
2 313 (59.17%) CCNP
3 241 (45.56%) Firewall
4 195 (36.86%) CCNA
5 169 (31.95%) CCIE
6 159 (30.06%) WAN
7 138 (26.09%) VPN
7 138 (26.09%) BGP
8 137 (25.90%) LAN
9 131 (24.76%) Wireless
10 126 (23.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 122 (23.06%) OSPF
12 116 (21.93%) Data Centre
13 115 (21.74%) Network Security
14 102 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
14 102 (19.28%) ITIL
15 100 (18.90%) Finance
16 95 (17.96%) MPLS
17 92 (17.39%) CheckPoint
18 80 (15.12%) Juniper
18 80 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
19 72 (13.61%) TCP/IP
20 70 (13.23%) Linux
21 69 (13.04%) Windows
22 64 (12.10%) Microsoft
23 63 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
24 59 (11.15%) EIGRP
25 58 (10.96%) Palo Alto
26 57 (10.78%) F5
26 57 (10.78%) Migration

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 14 (2.65%) Skype for Business
2 11 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.13%) CMS
4 5 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.38%) IIS
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 80 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (9.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 35 (6.62%) Datadog
5 33 (6.24%) Office 365
6 29 (5.48%) IaaS
7 22 (4.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (3.97%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (3.21%) PaaS
10 10 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.51%) SaaS
12 1 (0.19%) Akamai
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 241 (45.56%) Firewall
2 159 (30.06%) WAN
3 138 (26.09%) BGP
3 138 (26.09%) VPN
4 137 (25.90%) LAN
5 131 (24.76%) Wireless
6 126 (23.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 122 (23.06%) OSPF
8 115 (21.74%) Network Security
9 102 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
10 95 (17.96%) MPLS
11 72 (13.61%) TCP/IP
12 59 (11.15%) EIGRP
13 51 (9.64%) DNS
14 50 (9.45%) IPsec
15 43 (8.13%) Cisco IOS
16 41 (7.75%) DHCP
17 39 (7.37%) Internet
17 39 (7.37%) WLAN
18 38 (7.18%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.65%) Amazon Aurora
1 14 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
2 11 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (0.57%) MySQL
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (7.75%) Git (software)
1 41 (7.75%) Jenkins
2 38 (7.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 11 (2.08%) JIRA
4 5 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.38%) Hudson
6 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.19%) CodeSonar
6 1 (0.19%) git-flow
6 1 (0.19%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.19%) Selenium
General
1 100 (18.90%) Finance
2 32 (6.05%) Banking
3 29 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.97%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.27%) Legal
6 10 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.51%) Advertising
7 8 (1.51%) Law
8 7 (1.32%) Electronics
8 7 (1.32%) Marketing
9 5 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.95%) Retail
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Games
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 282 (53.31%) Network Engineer
2 86 (16.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 73 (13.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 63 (11.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 60 (11.34%) Architect
6 49 (9.26%) Security Engineer
7 39 (7.37%) Network Security Engineer
8 26 (4.91%) Consultant
8 26 (4.91%) Network Architect
8 26 (4.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 23 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 23 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (3.78%) Firewall Engineer
10 20 (3.78%) Support Engineer
11 19 (3.59%) Senior DevOps
12 18 (3.40%) Design Engineer
13 17 (3.21%) Security Architect
14 16 (3.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 16 (3.02%) Network Design Engineer
14 16 (3.02%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.16%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.51%) XMPP
3 6 (1.13%) OAuth
3 6 (1.13%) Web Services
4 4 (0.76%) SAML
5 3 (0.57%) .NET
5 3 (0.57%) OpenID
6 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.19%) Flash
6 1 (0.19%) Java EE
6 1 (0.19%) LAMP
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.19%) REST
6 1 (0.19%) SOAP
6 1 (0.19%) SPML
6 1 (0.19%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.19%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 116 (21.93%) Data Centre
2 30 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (2.84%) Public Cloud
3 15 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.27%) Blog
5 10 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 9 (1.70%) PKI
7 8 (1.51%) Fintech
8 6 (1.13%) CCTV
8 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.95%) CMDB
9 5 (0.95%) Cybercrime
9 5 (0.95%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (0.95%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.76%) FMCG
10 4 (0.76%) Handset
10 4 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.23%) Linux
2 69 (13.04%) Windows
3 37 (6.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (6.99%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.16%) Unix
5 13 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.32%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.13%) Android
10 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) VMS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.28%) ITIL
2 57 (10.78%) Migration
3 55 (10.40%) DevOps
4 52 (9.83%) Network Architecture
5 50 (9.45%) Network Design
6 41 (7.75%) Load Balancing
7 39 (7.37%) Information Security
8 33 (6.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (4.91%) Computer Science
10 26 (4.91%) High Availability
11 25 (4.73%) Change Management
12 24 (4.54%) Network Monitoring
12 24 (4.54%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (4.16%) Penetration Testing
14 20 (3.78%) Security Architecture
14 20 (3.78%) Security Operations
15 19 (3.59%) Change Control
15 19 (3.59%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (9.26%) Python
2 22 (4.16%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.78%) Perl
4 15 (2.84%) Bash Shell
5 10 (1.89%) SQL
6 3 (0.57%) C
7 2 (0.38%) C++
7 2 (0.38%) Java
7 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.19%) C#
8 1 (0.19%) Go
8 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.19%) Ruby
8 1 (0.19%) Tcl
8 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 313 (59.17%) CCNP
2 195 (36.86%) CCNA
3 169 (31.95%) CCIE
4 57 (10.78%) Security Cleared
5 46 (8.70%) CISSP
6 44 (8.32%) Degree
7 43 (8.13%) SC Cleared
8 40 (7.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 38 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (6.24%) MCSE
11 32 (6.05%) RHCE
12 23 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 23 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
13 21 (3.97%) CCDP
14 20 (3.78%) CCSE
15 19 (3.59%) CISM
16 16 (3.02%) CISA
17 14 (2.65%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 14 (2.65%) JNCIA
18 13 (2.46%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.21%) SLA
3 7 (1.32%) GDPR
4 6 (1.13%) QA
5 5 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.57%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 38 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.84%) vSphere
4 11 (2.08%) ProxySG
5 9 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.32%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.76%) Docker
8 4 (0.76%) Firmware
9 3 (0.57%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.19%) KVM
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (8.51%) Ansible
2 41 (7.75%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (7.75%) Puppet
3 29 (5.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 16 (3.02%) Cisco UCCX
5 14 (2.65%) SCCM
6 10 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
7 8 (1.51%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 7 (1.32%) EnCase
8 7 (1.32%) FTK
9 6 (1.13%) Nagios
10 5 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.76%) CASB
11 4 (0.76%) Cisco CME
11 4 (0.76%) QRadar
12 3 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.57%) Terraform
12 3 (0.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 405 (76.56%) Cisco
2 92 (17.39%) CheckPoint
3 80 (15.12%) Juniper
4 64 (12.10%) Microsoft
5 58 (10.96%) Palo Alto
6 57 (10.78%) F5
7 47 (8.88%) VMware
8 41 (7.75%) Splunk
9 36 (6.81%) SolarWinds
10 35 (6.62%) Qualys
10 35 (6.62%) Red Hat
11 34 (6.43%) Meraki
12 26 (4.91%) Fortinet
13 21 (3.97%) Aruba
14 19 (3.59%) Citrix
15 16 (3.02%) Arista
15 16 (3.02%) Avaya
15 16 (3.02%) Blue Coat
15 16 (3.02%) Oracle
16 15 (2.84%) Riverbed