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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 181 127
Rank change year-on-year +17 -54  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 293 304 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.49% 1.35% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.69% 7.82% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 202 274
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 16
Median hourly rate £30.94 £30.25 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.28% +53.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.45 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3372 3888 3607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 17.11% 17.23% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2293 2752 2365
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 53 87
Median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 40 £345 -3.49% 20
Croydon +19 12 £500 +8.93% 1
New Malden - 5 - -
Harrow +6 2 £438 +4.16%
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Hillingdon -1 1 £315 +14.54%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 - 2
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 451 (81.26%) Cisco
2 349 (62.88%) CCNP
3 298 (53.69%) Firewall
4 244 (43.96%) CCNA
5 193 (34.77%) WAN
6 175 (31.53%) LAN
7 158 (28.47%) CCIE
8 143 (25.77%) Wireless
9 130 (23.42%) CheckPoint
10 126 (22.70%) Network Security
11 124 (22.34%) Juniper
12 117 (21.08%) Windows
13 114 (20.54%) Finance
14 113 (20.36%) BGP
15 112 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
16 109 (19.64%) MPLS
17 108 (19.46%) OSPF
18 107 (19.28%) Data Centre
19 103 (18.56%) VMware
20 102 (18.38%) VPN
21 100 (18.02%) Microsoft
22 95 (17.12%) TCP/IP
23 90 (16.22%) Palo Alto
24 89 (16.04%) ITIL
25 74 (13.33%) Linux
25 74 (13.33%) Security Cleared
26 71 (12.79%) Windows Server
27 68 (12.25%) F5
28 65 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
29 63 (11.35%) Active Directory

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 32 (5.77%) MS Exchange
2 21 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 12 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (1.80%) IIS
6 9 (1.62%) Apache
7 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.90%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.18%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.62%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (5.59%) Office 365
4 13 (2.34%) IaaS
5 9 (1.62%) PaaS
6 8 (1.44%) SaaS
7 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 298 (53.69%) Firewall
2 193 (34.77%) WAN
3 175 (31.53%) LAN
4 143 (25.77%) Wireless
5 126 (22.70%) Network Security
6 113 (20.36%) BGP
7 112 (20.18%) Cisco ASA
8 109 (19.64%) MPLS
9 108 (19.46%) OSPF
10 102 (18.38%) VPN
11 95 (17.12%) TCP/IP
12 62 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 61 (10.99%) DNS
14 55 (9.91%) Cisco IOS
15 52 (9.37%) VLAN
16 48 (8.65%) DHCP
17 45 (8.11%) VoIP
18 39 (7.03%) SAN
19 37 (6.67%) WLAN
20 36 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (0.90%) MySQL
4 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.36%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 114 (20.54%) Finance
2 51 (9.19%) Banking
3 24 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.16%) Retail
5 9 (1.62%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.26%) Law
7 7 (1.26%) Military
8 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.72%) Advertising
10 3 (0.54%) French Language
10 3 (0.54%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (40.18%) Network Engineer
2 84 (15.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 79 (14.23%) Architect
4 64 (11.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 47 (8.47%) Network Architect
6 45 (8.11%) Analyst
7 44 (7.93%) Security Engineer
8 41 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
10 37 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
11 27 (4.86%) Consultant
12 25 (4.50%) Support Engineer
13 24 (4.32%) Network Analyst
14 22 (3.96%) Security Architect
15 20 (3.60%) Cisco Analyst
15 20 (3.60%) Cisco Network Analyst
16 19 (3.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 19 (3.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 18 (3.24%) Firewall Engineer
18 16 (2.88%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (9.19%) 802.1X
2 12 (2.16%) XMPP
3 7 (1.26%) Web Services
4 4 (0.72%) .NET
4 4 (0.72%) CSS
4 4 (0.72%) LAMP
4 4 (0.72%) Middleware
5 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.54%) COM
5 3 (0.54%) libvirt
5 3 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.54%) WAP
6 2 (0.36%) WCF
6 2 (0.36%) WF
7 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.18%) Kafka
7 1 (0.18%) OAuth
7 1 (0.18%) RESTful
7 1 (0.18%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 50 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.14%) Clustering
5 20 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.26%) Replication
9 5 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 5 (0.90%) RSA SecurID
10 4 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.72%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.72%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.54%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.54%) Social Media
11 3 (0.54%) Social Network
11 3 (0.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.08%) Windows
2 74 (13.33%) Linux
3 71 (12.79%) Windows Server
4 36 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (4.14%) Unix
7 18 (3.24%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.06%) Mac OS X
8 17 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.98%) Windows 10
11 8 (1.44%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.26%) CentOS
13 6 (1.08%) SUSE
14 5 (0.90%) Android
15 3 (0.54%) FreeBSD
15 3 (0.54%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.36%) Solaris
16 2 (0.36%) VMS
16 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (16.04%) ITIL
2 53 (9.55%) Network Management
3 49 (8.83%) Migration
4 45 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 42 (7.57%) Network Design
6 39 (7.03%) Information Security
7 26 (4.68%) Network Architecture
8 24 (4.32%) Project Management
9 21 (3.78%) Change Management
9 21 (3.78%) Service Management
10 20 (3.60%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (3.42%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (3.24%) High Availability
13 16 (2.88%) Security Monitoring
14 15 (2.70%) Configuration Management
14 15 (2.70%) Time Management
15 14 (2.52%) Identity Access Management
15 14 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (2.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (6.31%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.41%) Python
3 23 (4.14%) SQL
4 9 (1.62%) C#
4 9 (1.62%) Perl
5 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.08%) Java
7 5 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.36%) VBScript
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 349 (62.88%) CCNP
2 244 (43.96%) CCNA
3 158 (28.47%) CCIE
4 74 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 58 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (10.45%) SC Cleared
6 45 (8.11%) MCSE
7 42 (7.57%) CISSP
8 36 (6.49%) Degree
9 34 (6.13%) CCSP
10 32 (5.77%) CCDP
11 24 (4.32%) JNCIA
12 19 (3.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 19 (3.42%) CCSE
12 19 (3.42%) JNCIP
12 19 (3.42%) JNCIS
13 17 (3.06%) CCSA
13 17 (3.06%) CISM
14 16 (2.88%) CCDA
15 14 (2.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.96%) PCI DSS
2 11 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (1.98%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) QA
4 1 (0.18%) BS7799
4 1 (0.18%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.18%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.18%) ISO27005
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (11.35%) Active Directory
3 40 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.34%) vSphere
6 10 (1.80%) XenApp
7 8 (1.44%) KVM
8 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.90%) Firmware
9 5 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 5 (0.90%) vCloud
9 5 (0.90%) XenServer
10 4 (0.72%) NFS
10 4 (0.72%) ProxySG
11 3 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.54%) iptables
11 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.36%) Docker
13 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (5.23%) Cisco CUCM
1 29 (5.23%) FortiGate
2 23 (4.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 21 (3.78%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (1.44%) Nagios
4 8 (1.44%) Puppet
4 8 (1.44%) SCCM
5 7 (1.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (1.08%) PowerCLI
6 6 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (0.90%) Ansible
7 5 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
8 4 (0.72%) AirWatch
8 4 (0.72%) SCOM
9 3 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.54%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 451 (81.26%) Cisco
2 130 (23.42%) CheckPoint
3 124 (22.34%) Juniper
4 103 (18.56%) VMware
5 100 (18.02%) Microsoft
6 90 (16.22%) Palo Alto
7 68 (12.25%) F5
8 56 (10.09%) Citrix
9 55 (9.91%) SolarWinds
10 40 (7.21%) Fortinet
11 37 (6.67%) HP
12 26 (4.68%) Blue Coat
12 26 (4.68%) Red Hat
13 24 (4.32%) Dell
14 22 (3.96%) Aruba
15 16 (2.88%) Arista
16 14 (2.52%) NetApp
17 13 (2.34%) EMC
17 13 (2.34%) Meraki
18 12 (2.16%) Splunk
Central London / West End
Poole and Partners
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
aap3
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Flexibility
Posted: 20 hours ago
Feltham
aap3
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago