Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 191 174
Rank change year-on-year -80 -17 -42
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 468 564 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.00% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 8.15% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 388 453
London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £227 £252 £225
90th Percentile £639 £575 £578
England median daily rate £380 £380 £365
% change year-on-year -0.07% +4.18% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
London median hourly rate £21.75 £25.44 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.50% -49.13% +185.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £16.16 £14.05
90th Percentile £28.49 £50.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £25.35 £27.38 £37.73
% change year-on-year -7.43% -27.43% +108.11%

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 8,059 6,918 7,723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.16% 16.74% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,338 4,551 5,223
London median daily rate £490 £453 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +0.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £275 £263
90th Percentile £669 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 128 125
London median hourly rate £22.26 £22.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% +11.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £13.65 £12.60 £12.02
90th Percentile £52.77 £50.00 £44.43
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 -45 80 £410 -3.53% 36
West London -5 47 £345 -18.82% 25
South London -49 22 £575 +35.29% 7
East London -7 6 £450 +66.67% 21
North London +1 4 £366 +6.16% 6
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 338 (72.22%) Cisco
2 256 (54.70%) CCNP
3 206 (44.02%) CCNA
4 201 (42.95%) Firewall
5 141 (30.13%) WAN
6 129 (27.56%) CCIE
7 117 (25.00%) LAN
8 110 (23.50%) BGP
9 100 (21.37%) Data Centre
10 97 (20.73%) OSPF
11 96 (20.51%) Wireless
12 95 (20.30%) CheckPoint
13 89 (19.02%) MPLS
13 89 (19.02%) Network Security
14 88 (18.80%) Finance
14 88 (18.80%) ITIL
15 87 (18.59%) VPN
16 84 (17.95%) Juniper
17 80 (17.09%) Microsoft
18 76 (16.24%) TCP/IP
19 72 (15.38%) Windows
20 65 (13.89%) VMware
21 64 (13.68%) Network Design
22 63 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
23 56 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
24 55 (11.75%) Palo Alto
25 54 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
26 51 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
26 51 (10.90%) EIGRP
27 50 (10.68%) F5

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 17 (3.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.85%) Drupal
4 4 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.85%) IIS
4 4 (0.85%) WordPress
5 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (4.70%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (8.55%) Office 365
4 17 (3.63%) IaaS
4 17 (3.63%) PaaS
5 8 (1.71%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.85%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) Akamai
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 201 (42.95%) Firewall
2 141 (30.13%) WAN
3 117 (25.00%) LAN
4 110 (23.50%) BGP
5 97 (20.73%) OSPF
6 96 (20.51%) Wireless
7 89 (19.02%) MPLS
7 89 (19.02%) Network Security
8 87 (18.59%) VPN
9 76 (16.24%) TCP/IP
10 54 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (10.90%) EIGRP
12 48 (10.26%) Internet
13 45 (9.62%) DNS
14 44 (9.40%) VoIP
15 42 (8.97%) WLAN
16 41 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
17 38 (8.12%) IPsec
18 34 (7.26%) DHCP
19 29 (6.20%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.28%) MySQL
3 4 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.43%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Burp Suite
2 4 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 88 (18.80%) Finance
2 35 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 32 (6.84%) Banking
4 11 (2.35%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.07%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.07%) Legal
6 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.64%) Electronics
7 3 (0.64%) Marketing
7 3 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.21%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 217 (46.37%) Network Engineer
2 85 (18.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 75 (16.03%) Architect
4 65 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 54 (11.54%) Security Engineer
6 35 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 30 (6.41%) Security Architect
8 29 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 26 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (5.34%) Support Engineer
11 24 (5.13%) Network Architect
12 21 (4.49%) Consultant
13 19 (4.06%) Network Support
14 18 (3.85%) Analyst
15 17 (3.63%) Network Support Engineer
16 16 (3.42%) Voice Engineer
17 15 (3.21%) Firewall Engineer
18 14 (2.99%) Cisco Voice Engineer
19 12 (2.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
19 12 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.21%) 802.1X
2 7 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (1.07%) .NET
3 5 (1.07%) Web Services
4 4 (0.85%) XMPP
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) VML
5 1 (0.21%) WCF
5 1 (0.21%) WF
5 1 (0.21%) XML
5 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 100 (21.37%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 24 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.92%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.50%) BYOD
7 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Licensing
8 5 (1.07%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.07%) FMCG
8 5 (1.07%) NHS
8 5 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.85%) IVR
10 3 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.64%) Clustering
10 3 (0.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.64%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.64%) PKI
10 3 (0.64%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.38%) Windows
2 44 (9.40%) Linux
3 36 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.13%) Unix
5 19 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.85%) CentOS
9 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) Android
11 1 (0.21%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.21%) Solaris
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (18.80%) ITIL
2 64 (13.68%) Network Design
3 43 (9.19%) Information Security
4 39 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (7.48%) Network Architecture
6 33 (7.05%) Change Management
7 30 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (6.20%) Project Management
8 29 (6.20%) SIEM
9 28 (5.98%) Load Balancing
10 25 (5.34%) Security Architecture
10 25 (5.34%) Security Operations
11 22 (4.70%) Network Management
11 22 (4.70%) TOGAF
12 21 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
13 20 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (4.27%) Incident Management
13 20 (4.27%) Migration
13 20 (4.27%) Service Delivery
14 19 (4.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (5.77%) Python
2 17 (3.63%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.21%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.92%) Java
4 9 (1.92%) Ruby
5 7 (1.50%) SQL
6 4 (0.85%) AWK
6 4 (0.85%) Perl
6 4 (0.85%) sed
7 3 (0.64%) VBScript
8 2 (0.43%) C
8 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.21%) C#
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 256 (54.70%) CCNP
2 206 (44.02%) CCNA
3 129 (27.56%) CCIE
4 56 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (10.47%) Degree
5 49 (10.47%) MCSE
6 46 (9.83%) CISSP
6 46 (9.83%) Security Cleared
7 32 (6.84%) CCSP
7 32 (6.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (5.77%) CISM
8 27 (5.77%) MCP
9 23 (4.91%) CCSE
10 22 (4.70%) CCDP
11 21 (4.49%) SC Cleared
12 18 (3.85%) DV Cleared
13 17 (3.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 17 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 15 (3.21%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 15 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.42%) SLA
2 12 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.28%) GDPR
5 4 (0.85%) QA
6 3 (0.64%) COBIT
6 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 49 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 32 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.99%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
6 3 (0.64%) vSphere
6 3 (0.64%) XenApp
7 2 (0.43%) Docker
7 2 (0.43%) KVM
7 2 (0.43%) pfSense
7 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.43%) XenServer
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
8 1 (0.21%) iptables
8 1 (0.21%) NFS
Systems Management
1 18 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 17 (3.63%) Ansible
3 14 (2.99%) Cisco Prime
3 14 (2.99%) Nessus
4 12 (2.56%) Terraform
5 10 (2.14%) Packer
6 9 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.71%) SCCM
8 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.50%) logstash
8 7 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.50%) OSSEC
9 6 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.07%) SCOM
11 4 (0.85%) Nagios
11 4 (0.85%) OpenView
11 4 (0.85%) vMotion
12 3 (0.64%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 338 (72.22%) Cisco
2 95 (20.30%) CheckPoint
3 84 (17.95%) Juniper
4 80 (17.09%) Microsoft
5 65 (13.89%) VMware
6 55 (11.75%) Palo Alto
7 50 (10.68%) F5
8 36 (7.69%) Citrix
9 30 (6.41%) HP
10 26 (5.56%) Fortinet
11 23 (4.91%) SolarWinds
12 19 (4.06%) McAfee
13 18 (3.85%) Splunk
14 16 (3.42%) Riverbed
15 14 (2.99%) Qualys
16 13 (2.78%) Arista
16 13 (2.78%) Veeam
17 12 (2.56%) Aruba
17 12 (2.56%) Dell
17 12 (2.56%) NetApp