Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 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
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 183 214 208
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 +27
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 179 471 601
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.25% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.27% 7.86% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 363 431
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £349 £263 £275
90th Percentile £601 £650 £588
England median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +80.00% -13.79%
England median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +44.83% -10.77%

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 2,855 5,996 7,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.22% 15.86% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,815 3,974 4,753
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £313 £313 £283
90th Percentile £663 £694 £675
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 109 183
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.64% +22.62%
10th Percentile £18.01 £13.50 £14.05
90th Percentile £47.82 £53.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% +44.00% -13.04%

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 29 September 2020.

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
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 29 September 2020. 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 +96 33 £500 +14.29% 15
West London +33 7 £500 +37.93% 2
East London +53 6 £575 +53.33% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 129 (72.07%) Cisco
2 112 (62.57%) CCNP
3 68 (37.99%) CCNA
4 67 (37.43%) CCIE
4 67 (37.43%) Finance
5 53 (29.61%) Firewall
6 44 (24.58%) Data Centre
7 38 (21.23%) Migration
8 36 (20.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 33 (18.44%) CISSP
10 31 (17.32%) LAN
10 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
11 30 (16.76%) ITIL
11 30 (16.76%) BGP
12 29 (16.20%) WAN
13 27 (15.08%) F5
14 26 (14.53%) Azure
14 26 (14.53%) OSPF
15 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
15 24 (13.41%) VPN
15 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (12.85%) Cybersecurity
16 23 (12.85%) Vulnerability Management
16 23 (12.85%) Change Management
16 23 (12.85%) Network Security
17 20 (11.17%) Palo Alto
17 20 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
18 19 (10.61%) CheckPoint
19 18 (10.06%) MPLS
19 18 (10.06%) AWS

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 6 (3.35%) IIS
2 3 (1.68%) Apache
2 3 (1.68%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.68%) CMS
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.12%) nginx
4 1 (0.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.56%) Notepad++
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.53%) Azure
2 18 (10.06%) AWS
3 6 (3.35%) Office 365
4 5 (2.79%) GCP
5 4 (2.23%) SaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.12%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.12%) IaaS
6 2 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (29.61%) Firewall
2 36 (20.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 31 (17.32%) LAN
4 30 (16.76%) BGP
5 29 (16.20%) WAN
6 26 (14.53%) OSPF
7 24 (13.41%) VPN
8 23 (12.85%) Network Security
9 18 (10.06%) MPLS
10 17 (9.50%) DNS
10 17 (9.50%) Multicast
11 16 (8.94%) Wireless
12 14 (7.82%) VoIP
13 13 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (7.26%) EIGRP
14 12 (6.70%) DHCP
14 12 (6.70%) VLAN
14 12 (6.70%) WLAN
15 11 (6.15%) Ethernet
16 9 (5.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) GIS
1 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) JIRA
1 3 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 67 (37.43%) Finance
2 10 (5.59%) Banking
3 8 (4.47%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.23%) Advertising
5 4 (2.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.12%) Police
7 1 (0.56%) French Language
7 1 (0.56%) German Language
7 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (46.37%) Network Engineer
2 25 (13.97%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (12.85%) Architect
4 14 (7.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (7.82%) Security Engineer
5 12 (6.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Operations Engineer
6 9 (5.03%) Security Architect
7 7 (3.91%) Consultant
7 7 (3.91%) Network Architect
8 5 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (2.79%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (2.79%) Data Centre Engineer
8 5 (2.79%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (2.23%) Security Specialist
9 4 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.23%) Vulnerability Management Specialist
9 4 (2.23%) Vulnerability Specialist
9 4 (2.23%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.79%) Web Services
2 3 (1.68%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.68%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (1.68%) WebRTC
3 2 (1.12%) COM
3 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.12%) LDAP
3 2 (1.12%) XMPP
4 1 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.56%) Middleware
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.56%) SAML
4 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.58%) Data Centre
2 24 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.82%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.59%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.91%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.68%) Tandem
7 2 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.56%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.59%) Windows
2 7 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.79%) Linux
3 5 (2.79%) Windows 10
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.12%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.23%) Migration
2 30 (16.76%) ITIL
3 23 (12.85%) Change Management
3 23 (12.85%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (12.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.94%) Information Security
5 16 (8.94%) Security Operations
6 15 (8.38%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.38%) Load Balancing
7 14 (7.82%) DevOps
7 14 (7.82%) Threat Intelligence
8 13 (7.26%) SIEM
9 12 (6.70%) Computer Science
10 11 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.03%) Identity Access Management
11 9 (5.03%) Network Design
11 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.47%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.26%) Python
2 9 (5.03%) C
3 7 (3.91%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.79%) Perl
5 3 (1.68%) VB
6 2 (1.12%) Lisp
6 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.56%) Java
7 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (62.57%) CCNP
2 68 (37.99%) CCNA
3 67 (37.43%) CCIE
4 33 (18.44%) CISSP
5 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
6 18 (10.06%) DV Cleared
7 17 (9.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 15 (8.38%) CISM
9 14 (7.82%) Degree
9 14 (7.82%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.15%) CISA
11 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (4.47%) GCED
12 8 (4.47%) GCIA
12 8 (4.47%) GIAC
12 8 (4.47%) GSEC
12 8 (4.47%) SANS
13 7 (3.91%) CCDP
13 7 (3.91%) GCIH
13 7 (3.91%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) NIST
2 8 (4.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (3.91%) SLA
4 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.68%) QA
6 1 (0.56%) COBIT
6 1 (0.56%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.56%) GxP
6 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (7.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.47%) VMware NSX
4 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.12%) Docker
5 2 (1.12%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (7.82%) Ansible
2 8 (4.47%) Nessus
3 7 (3.91%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.35%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.79%) Terraform
5 5 (2.79%) WSUS
6 3 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.68%) Packer
7 2 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.12%) Kibana
7 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.12%) Puppet
7 2 (1.12%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.56%) Grafana
8 1 (0.56%) Nagios
8 1 (0.56%) OpenView
8 1 (0.56%) QRadar
8 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 129 (72.07%) Cisco
2 27 (15.08%) F5
3 24 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.17%) Palo Alto
5 19 (10.61%) CheckPoint
6 16 (8.94%) Juniper
6 16 (8.94%) VMware
7 10 (5.59%) Splunk
8 9 (5.03%) Citrix
8 9 (5.03%) Fortinet
9 8 (4.47%) Arista
9 8 (4.47%) Polycom
9 8 (4.47%) SolarWinds
10 7 (3.91%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.35%) Blue Coat
11 6 (3.35%) Meraki
11 6 (3.35%) Qualys
12 5 (2.79%) ForeScout
12 5 (2.79%) HP
13 4 (2.23%) Aruba