Period
to 29 March 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 March 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 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 181 225 268
Rank change year-on-year +44 +43 -75
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 369 538 475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.25% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.70% 7.62% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 381 286
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -3.03%
10th Percentile £282 £313 £213
90th Percentile £588 £663 £675
England median daily rate £420 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +51.72% -15.94%
10th Percentile £21.85 £25.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £28.49
England median hourly rate £24.56 £33.40 £26.46
% change year-on-year -26.47% +26.25% -2.25%

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 4,794 7,065 8,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.58% 16.46% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,147 4,504 5,304
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £296 £263
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
England median daily rate £475 £462 £450
% change year-on-year +2.81% +2.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 147 227
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -21.82%
10th Percentile £20.25 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.65 £57.66 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +27.66% -16.07%

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 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 +17 64 £400 -15.79% 22
West London +35 32 £381 -3.17% 14
South London +44 13 £550 -35.29% 3
East London +43 6 £538 -17.31% 7
North London +16 2 £450 +9.09% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 287 (77.78%) Cisco
2 239 (64.77%) CCNP
3 161 (43.63%) Firewall
4 129 (34.96%) CCNA
5 106 (28.73%) WAN
6 104 (28.18%) LAN
7 103 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 91 (24.66%) BGP
9 89 (24.12%) Data Centre
10 87 (23.58%) Network Security
11 83 (22.49%) OSPF
12 81 (21.95%) CCIE
13 80 (21.68%) Finance
14 78 (21.14%) VPN
15 77 (20.87%) MPLS
16 76 (20.60%) Wireless
17 75 (20.33%) Palo Alto
18 65 (17.62%) Juniper
19 60 (16.26%) Migration
20 54 (14.63%) VMware
21 50 (13.55%) ITIL
22 47 (12.74%) Windows
22 47 (12.74%) Change Management
22 47 (12.74%) Azure
23 46 (12.47%) AWS
24 44 (11.92%) Cisco ASA
25 43 (11.65%) TCP/IP
25 43 (11.65%) Python
25 43 (11.65%) CheckPoint
26 42 (11.38%) 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 10 (2.71%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.17%) Confluence
3 6 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.74%) Azure
2 46 (12.47%) AWS
3 18 (4.88%) Office 365
4 10 (2.71%) GCP
5 9 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (1.90%) IaaS
7 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.54%) Serverless
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.27%) G Suite
8 1 (0.27%) GitHub
8 1 (0.27%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 161 (43.63%) Firewall
2 106 (28.73%) WAN
3 104 (28.18%) LAN
4 103 (27.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 91 (24.66%) BGP
6 87 (23.58%) Network Security
7 83 (22.49%) OSPF
8 78 (21.14%) VPN
9 77 (20.87%) MPLS
10 76 (20.60%) Wireless
11 44 (11.92%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (11.65%) TCP/IP
13 41 (11.11%) Wireshark
14 39 (10.57%) Ethernet
15 37 (10.03%) WLAN
16 36 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
16 36 (9.76%) EIGRP
17 35 (9.49%) Cisco ISE
17 35 (9.49%) Multicast
18 30 (8.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.36%) Aerospike
1 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (1.36%) MySQL
1 5 (1.36%) Redis
2 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) DTS
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.27%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 17 (4.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.27%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.27%) GitLab
4 1 (0.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.27%) Postman
4 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (21.68%) Finance
2 28 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.50%) Banking
4 18 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.34%) Front Office
6 9 (2.44%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.17%) French Language
7 8 (2.17%) Police
8 7 (1.90%) German Language
8 7 (1.90%) Law
9 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.08%) Marketing
11 3 (0.81%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Advertising
12 2 (0.54%) Electronics
12 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.54%) Retail
12 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 215 (58.27%) Network Engineer
2 51 (13.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 40 (10.84%) Architect
3 40 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (10.84%) Security Engineer
4 39 (10.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 29 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (4.61%) Administrator
7 16 (4.34%) Network Architect
8 15 (4.07%) Consultant
8 15 (4.07%) Juniper Engineer
8 15 (4.07%) Network Administrator
9 13 (3.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.98%) IP Network Engineer
11 11 (2.98%) WAN Engineer
12 10 (2.71%) Data Network Engineer
12 10 (2.71%) Design Engineer
13 9 (2.44%) Analyst
13 9 (2.44%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.05%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.71%) .NET
3 6 (1.63%) JSON
3 6 (1.63%) REST
3 6 (1.63%) SOAP
4 5 (1.36%) WebSockets
5 4 (1.08%) HTML
5 4 (1.08%) XML
6 3 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.81%) HTML5
6 3 (0.81%) Kafka
6 3 (0.81%) Middleware
6 3 (0.81%) Node.js
7 2 (0.54%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) LDAP
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.27%) Web Services
8 1 (0.27%) WSH
8 1 (0.27%) XSLT
8 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 89 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 14 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.71%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.44%) Fibre Optics
7 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.63%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.27%) Cyber Defence
12 1 (0.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.27%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.27%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.74%) Windows
2 42 (11.38%) Linux
3 16 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.71%) CentOS
5 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.08%) Unix
7 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.81%) SUSE
8 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.54%) Android
9 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.27%) Fedora
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (16.26%) Migration
2 50 (13.55%) ITIL
3 47 (12.74%) Change Management
4 32 (8.67%) Network Design
5 31 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (7.05%) Information Security
7 25 (6.78%) DevOps
8 23 (6.23%) Project Delivery
9 21 (5.69%) Network Management
9 21 (5.69%) SIEM
10 19 (5.15%) Project Management
11 17 (4.61%) Network Architecture
12 16 (4.34%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 14 (3.79%) Load Balancing
14 14 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (3.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 13 (3.52%) Computer Science
15 13 (3.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.65%) Python
2 21 (5.69%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.07%) Perl
4 10 (2.71%) C++
4 10 (2.71%) Java
4 10 (2.71%) SQL
5 6 (1.63%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.54%) C
8 1 (0.27%) Go
8 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 239 (64.77%) CCNP
2 129 (34.96%) CCNA
3 81 (21.95%) CCIE
4 39 (10.57%) Security Cleared
5 37 (10.03%) SC Cleared
6 25 (6.78%) CISSP
7 23 (6.23%) CCSP
8 21 (5.69%) Degree
9 20 (5.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 19 (5.15%) JNCIP
11 16 (4.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (4.07%) CCDA
13 14 (3.79%) MCSE
14 13 (3.52%) CCDP
14 13 (3.52%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (2.98%) CCENT
16 10 (2.71%) CCIE Service Provider
17 9 (2.44%) GIAC
18 8 (2.17%) CRISC
18 8 (2.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.96%) NIST
2 14 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (2.17%) NCSC
3 8 (2.17%) SLA
4 7 (1.90%) GDPR
4 7 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (1.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.81%) PMO
8 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.05%) VMware NSX
3 20 (5.42%) Active Directory
4 15 (4.07%) vSphere
5 7 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.08%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.81%) XenApp
9 2 (0.54%) Docker
9 2 (0.54%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.27%) NFS
10 1 (0.27%) Samba
10 1 (0.27%) Snort
10 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (7.59%) Nagios
2 23 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (6.23%) Puppet
3 19 (5.15%) Ansible
4 15 (4.07%) Cisco Prime
4 15 (4.07%) ZABBIX
5 14 (3.79%) Cacti
5 14 (3.79%) NetMRI
5 14 (3.79%) Statseeker
5 14 (3.79%) Terraform
6 13 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (3.25%) vCenter Server
8 8 (2.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 5 (1.36%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.81%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.81%) Nessus
11 3 (0.81%) SCCM
12 2 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
12 2 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 287 (77.78%) Cisco
2 75 (20.33%) Palo Alto
3 65 (17.62%) Juniper
4 54 (14.63%) VMware
5 43 (11.65%) CheckPoint
6 40 (10.84%) Microsoft
7 37 (10.03%) F5
8 28 (7.59%) SolarWinds
9 27 (7.32%) Fortinet
10 20 (5.42%) NetScout
11 15 (4.07%) Citrix
12 14 (3.79%) Meraki
12 14 (3.79%) Solarflare
13 13 (3.52%) Google
14 12 (3.25%) Aruba
14 12 (3.25%) Remedy
15 11 (2.98%) Nokia
16 10 (2.71%) Dell
17 9 (2.44%) Polycom
18 8 (2.17%) Huawei