Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 235 259
Rank change year-on-year +31 +24 -68
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 480 567 493
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.22% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.95% 7.67% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 396 262
London median daily rate £425 £433 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.54% +2.11%
10th Percentile £263 £289 £269
90th Percentile £650 £588 £559
England median daily rate £410 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -0.61% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
London median hourly rate £46.25 £27.50 £26.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.18% +3.87% -29.58%
10th Percentile £22.41 £25.38 £17.70
90th Percentile £50.13 £34.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% +12.73% +6.80%

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 6,035 7,395 7,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.69% 15.90% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,043 4,768 5,232
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £265
90th Percentile £694 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 189 187
London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.93 £19.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.64% +16.75% +2.13%
10th Percentile £16.03 £13.00 £13.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.93 £48.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year +40.00% -0.48% +0.48%

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 14 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 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 +5 72 £415 -4.05% 42
West London -2 31 £369 -4.84% 26
South London +54 26 £550 - 9
East London +30 8 £369 -28.92% 8
North London +11 3 £363 +3.57% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 346 (72.08%) Cisco
2 284 (59.17%) CCNP
3 233 (48.54%) Firewall
4 180 (37.50%) CCNA
5 152 (31.67%) WAN
6 133 (27.71%) LAN
7 127 (26.46%) CCIE
8 114 (23.75%) Finance
9 108 (22.50%) BGP
9 108 (22.50%) Data Centre
10 103 (21.46%) VPN
11 98 (20.42%) Network Security
12 97 (20.21%) Wireless
13 96 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 94 (19.58%) OSPF
15 81 (16.88%) Juniper
16 79 (16.46%) MPLS
17 78 (16.25%) Palo Alto
18 77 (16.04%) Migration
19 76 (15.83%) TCP/IP
19 76 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
20 73 (15.21%) Windows
21 71 (14.79%) CheckPoint
22 70 (14.58%) ITIL
23 63 (13.13%) VMware
24 60 (12.50%) Network Design
25 58 (12.08%) Microsoft
26 57 (11.88%) F5
27 53 (11.04%) Information Security
28 52 (10.83%) CISSP

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 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.88%) OpenStack
3 8 (1.67%) IIS
4 7 (1.46%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.46%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.83%) Apache
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.42%) AWS
2 42 (8.75%) Azure
3 18 (3.75%) Office 365
4 12 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (2.50%) Serverless
5 9 (1.88%) GCP
5 9 (1.88%) SaaS
6 8 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.25%) IaaS
8 5 (1.04%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 5 (1.04%) PaaS
9 4 (0.83%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (0.63%) GitHub
11 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.21%) G Suite
12 1 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 233 (48.54%) Firewall
2 152 (31.67%) WAN
3 133 (27.71%) LAN
4 108 (22.50%) BGP
5 103 (21.46%) VPN
6 98 (20.42%) Network Security
7 97 (20.21%) Wireless
8 96 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 94 (19.58%) OSPF
10 79 (16.46%) MPLS
11 76 (15.83%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (15.83%) TCP/IP
12 52 (10.83%) Ethernet
13 49 (10.21%) EIGRP
14 46 (9.58%) DNS
14 46 (9.58%) VoIP
15 41 (8.54%) Wireshark
15 41 (8.54%) WLAN
16 38 (7.92%) VLAN
17 35 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.46%) MySQL
3 5 (1.04%) Big Data
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
General
1 114 (23.75%) Finance
2 48 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 28 (5.83%) Banking
4 13 (2.71%) Marketing
5 11 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 11 (2.29%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.88%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.67%) Electronics
7 8 (1.67%) Law
7 8 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.67%) Retail
8 7 (1.46%) Advertising
8 7 (1.46%) Games
8 7 (1.46%) Police
9 5 (1.04%) Front Office
9 5 (1.04%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.83%) Legal
11 3 (0.63%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.42%) Norwegian Language
12 2 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (48.75%) Network Engineer
2 62 (12.92%) Security Engineer
3 52 (10.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 50 (10.42%) Architect
5 47 (9.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 43 (8.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 29 (6.04%) Consultant
8 28 (5.83%) Network Security Engineer
9 26 (5.42%) Network Architect
10 21 (4.38%) Analyst
11 18 (3.75%) Administrator
11 18 (3.75%) Security Architect
11 18 (3.75%) Security Consultant
12 16 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 14 (2.92%) Network Administrator
14 13 (2.71%) Design Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) Firewall Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) Python Engineer
14 13 (2.71%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.88%) Web Services
3 4 (0.83%) LDAP
4 3 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.63%) REST
5 2 (0.42%) .NET
5 2 (0.42%) CSS
5 2 (0.42%) JSON
5 2 (0.42%) SAML
5 2 (0.42%) SOAP
6 1 (0.21%) Jinja
6 1 (0.21%) OAuth
6 1 (0.21%) OpenID
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) VML
6 1 (0.21%) WSH
6 1 (0.21%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) XMPP
6 1 (0.21%) XSLT
6 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.58%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.50%) Fibre Optics
6 9 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (1.46%) PKI
7 7 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 4 (0.83%) CMDB
9 4 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.63%) e-Health
10 3 (0.63%) IPTV
11 2 (0.42%) NHS
11 2 (0.42%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
11 2 (0.42%) Tandem
12 1 (0.21%) ASIC
12 1 (0.21%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.21%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 73 (15.21%) Windows
2 49 (10.21%) Linux
3 30 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 25 (5.21%) Unix
5 21 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.29%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.46%) SUSE
11 5 (1.04%) Check Point GAiA
12 4 (0.83%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.63%) Android
13 3 (0.63%) CentOS
14 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (16.04%) Migration
2 70 (14.58%) ITIL
3 60 (12.50%) Network Design
4 53 (11.04%) Information Security
5 40 (8.33%) Change Management
6 39 (8.13%) Network Management
7 35 (7.29%) Network Architecture
8 32 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 32 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 30 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 30 (6.25%) Project Management
10 29 (6.04%) SIEM
11 28 (5.83%) Service Delivery
12 26 (5.42%) Security Architecture
13 25 (5.21%) Computer Science
14 24 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (4.79%) Cybersecurity
15 23 (4.79%) High Availability
15 23 (4.79%) Project Delivery
16 18 (3.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.79%) Python
2 31 (6.46%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.54%) SQL
4 16 (3.33%) Java
5 10 (2.08%) Perl
6 6 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.83%) C
7 4 (0.83%) VBScript
8 3 (0.63%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 284 (59.17%) CCNP
2 180 (37.50%) CCNA
3 127 (26.46%) CCIE
4 52 (10.83%) CISSP
5 46 (9.58%) Security Cleared
6 43 (8.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 38 (7.92%) SC Cleared
8 35 (7.29%) Degree
9 31 (6.46%) JNCIP
10 30 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (5.63%) CCSP
12 26 (5.42%) CCDP
13 21 (4.38%) GIAC
14 20 (4.17%) CCDA
15 19 (3.96%) CEH
15 19 (3.96%) MCSE
16 15 (3.13%) CISM
17 13 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
18 12 (2.50%) CISA
18 12 (2.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (4.17%) NIST
3 13 (2.71%) SLA
4 12 (2.50%) PCI DSS
5 10 (2.08%) GDPR
6 9 (1.88%) NCSC
6 9 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 7 (1.46%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.42%) COBIT
9 2 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.21%) HL7
10 1 (0.21%) PMO
10 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 45 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (6.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.29%) VMware NSX
5 10 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.88%) vSphere
7 8 (1.67%) ProxySG
8 4 (0.83%) Docker
8 4 (0.83%) KVM
8 4 (0.83%) XenApp
8 4 (0.83%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (3.96%) Cisco Prime
2 18 (3.75%) Ansible
3 16 (3.33%) Nagios
4 15 (3.13%) FortiGate
5 13 (2.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.29%) Puppet
7 8 (1.67%) SCCM
7 8 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (1.46%) Cacti
8 7 (1.46%) Iperf
9 6 (1.25%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.25%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.04%) Salt
11 4 (0.83%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.63%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
12 3 (0.63%) Cisco CME
13 2 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 346 (72.08%) Cisco
2 81 (16.88%) Juniper
3 78 (16.25%) Palo Alto
4 71 (14.79%) CheckPoint
5 63 (13.13%) VMware
6 58 (12.08%) Microsoft
7 57 (11.88%) F5
8 42 (8.75%) SolarWinds
9 41 (8.54%) Fortinet
10 35 (7.29%) Citrix
11 30 (6.25%) Meraki
12 21 (4.38%) Dell
13 17 (3.54%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.71%) NetScout
15 12 (2.50%) Riverbed
16 10 (2.08%) NetApp
17 9 (1.88%) Aruba
17 9 (1.88%) EMC
17 9 (1.88%) Twitter
18 8 (1.67%) HP