Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 205 180
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 630 561 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.38% 7.75% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 357 475
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £235
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 4
London median hourly rate £22.50 £49.19 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.26% +42.58% +15.00%
10th Percentile £20.00 £17.10 £19.03
90th Percentile £54.19 £51.50 £48.35
England median hourly rate £29.25 £32.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.30% +29.00% +4.71%

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 7,514 7,238 7,871
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.38% 16.94% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,846 4,740 5,364
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.77% +3.49% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 154 86
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.77 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.71% +8.01% -10.56%
10th Percentile £14.25 £13.33 £12.56
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £46.65
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.79
% change year-on-year -21.74% +7.33% +16.47%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -6 119 £401 -5.76% 36
West London +16 59 £375 +8.70% 17
South London -54 18 £538 +19.44% 6
East London -9 13 £519 +29.69% 12
North London +2 2 £313 -37.50% 4
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 468 (74.29%) Cisco
2 384 (60.95%) CCNP
3 293 (46.51%) CCNA
4 279 (44.29%) Firewall
5 225 (35.71%) WAN
6 182 (28.89%) LAN
7 159 (25.24%) ITIL
8 155 (24.60%) CCIE
8 155 (24.60%) Data Centre
9 152 (24.13%) Wireless
9 152 (24.13%) Finance
10 135 (21.43%) BGP
11 122 (19.37%) Windows
12 112 (17.78%) Network Security
13 109 (17.30%) MPLS
14 106 (16.83%) Juniper
15 100 (15.87%) VPN
16 99 (15.71%) Network Design
17 98 (15.56%) OSPF
18 96 (15.24%) VMware
19 89 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
20 88 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
21 83 (13.17%) Migration
22 81 (12.86%) F5
23 80 (12.70%) Microsoft
24 76 (12.06%) CheckPoint
25 72 (11.43%) EIGRP
26 71 (11.27%) Security Cleared
27 69 (10.95%) Palo Alto
28 68 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (1.90%) Skype for Business
3 11 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (1.11%) IIS
5 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.95%) Confluence
7 3 (0.48%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.32%) RMDS
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 58 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.70%) Office 365
4 13 (2.06%) IaaS
5 10 (1.59%) PaaS
6 6 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.95%) AWS CloudTrail
6 6 (0.95%) GitHub
6 6 (0.95%) npm
7 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.79%) SaaS
8 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.32%) Akamai
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.32%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 279 (44.29%) Firewall
2 225 (35.71%) WAN
3 182 (28.89%) LAN
4 152 (24.13%) Wireless
5 135 (21.43%) BGP
6 112 (17.78%) Network Security
7 109 (17.30%) MPLS
8 100 (15.87%) VPN
9 98 (15.56%) OSPF
10 89 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
11 88 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 72 (11.43%) EIGRP
13 65 (10.32%) TCP/IP
14 63 (10.00%) DNS
15 50 (7.94%) DHCP
16 49 (7.78%) VoIP
16 49 (7.78%) Wi-Fi
17 47 (7.46%) Internet
17 47 (7.46%) IPsec
18 38 (6.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.95%) MySQL
3 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (2.54%) JIRA
2 14 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 10 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.79%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.16%) AppScan
6 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 152 (24.13%) Finance
2 56 (8.89%) Banking
3 30 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.75%) Retail
5 8 (1.27%) Legal
6 7 (1.11%) Publishing
7 6 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.95%) Law
7 6 (0.95%) Marketing
8 5 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Front Office
9 3 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) International Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 276 (43.81%) Network Engineer
2 106 (16.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 82 (13.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 64 (10.16%) Architect
5 54 (8.57%) Security Engineer
6 51 (8.10%) Senior Network Engineer
7 39 (6.19%) Network Security Engineer
8 36 (5.71%) Consultant
9 35 (5.56%) Network Architect
10 31 (4.92%) Analyst
11 25 (3.97%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 22 (3.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 21 (3.33%) Support Engineer
14 18 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 17 (2.70%) Technical Leader
15 17 (2.70%) WAN Engineer
16 16 (2.54%) CyberArk Engineer
16 16 (2.54%) Network Consultant
16 16 (2.54%) Security Architect
16 16 (2.54%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.06%) SailPoint
3 11 (1.75%) Middleware
3 11 (1.75%) REST
4 10 (1.59%) Web Services
5 8 (1.27%) LDAP
5 8 (1.27%) XMPP
6 7 (1.11%) OAuth
6 7 (1.11%) SAML
7 6 (0.95%) Node.js
7 6 (0.95%) OAuth2
7 6 (0.95%) RESTful
8 3 (0.48%) JSON
9 1 (0.16%) .NET
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.16%) LAMP
9 1 (0.16%) SPML
9 1 (0.16%) WCF
9 1 (0.16%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (24.60%) Data Centre
2 65 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.02%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.22%) Private Cloud
8 11 (1.75%) Clustering
8 11 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.75%) Thin Client
9 10 (1.59%) PKI
10 9 (1.43%) Handset
10 9 (1.43%) NHS
11 8 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.11%) Fintech
13 5 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.63%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 122 (19.37%) Windows
2 51 (8.10%) Unix
3 50 (7.94%) Linux
4 44 (6.98%) Windows Server
5 26 (4.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (2.38%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.75%) Windows 10
8 9 (1.43%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.32%) Android
10 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.32%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) AIX
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (25.24%) ITIL
2 99 (15.71%) Network Design
3 83 (13.17%) Migration
4 51 (8.10%) Information Security
5 48 (7.62%) Project Management
6 46 (7.30%) Change Management
7 45 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
8 43 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (6.51%) Load Balancing
9 41 (6.51%) Network Management
10 35 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (5.08%) Change Control
12 31 (4.92%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (4.60%) PRINCE2
14 28 (4.44%) DevOps
15 27 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
16 25 (3.97%) Service Delivery
17 23 (3.65%) Incident Management
17 23 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 23 (3.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (5.87%) Python
2 26 (4.13%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.70%) Perl
4 9 (1.43%) C
4 9 (1.43%) Java
5 8 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.27%) SQL
6 6 (0.95%) Apex Code
6 6 (0.95%) PyPy
7 3 (0.48%) C++
7 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.32%) Ruby
8 2 (0.32%) VB
8 2 (0.32%) VBA
9 1 (0.16%) AWK
9 1 (0.16%) C#
9 1 (0.16%) Go
9 1 (0.16%) sed
9 1 (0.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 384 (60.95%) CCNP
2 293 (46.51%) CCNA
3 155 (24.60%) CCIE
4 71 (11.27%) Security Cleared
5 65 (10.32%) CISSP
6 53 (8.41%) SC Cleared
7 43 (6.83%) Degree
8 38 (6.03%) CISM
9 32 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (4.60%) CCDP
10 29 (4.60%) CCSE
10 29 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
11 28 (4.44%) CISA
12 25 (3.97%) MCSE
13 22 (3.49%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 22 (3.49%) CCSP
14 20 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
15 19 (3.02%) JNCIA
16 16 (2.54%) JNCIP
17 15 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (4.60%) SLA
3 20 (3.17%) GDPR
4 12 (1.90%) HIPAA
4 12 (1.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.11%) COBIT
7 3 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.48%) MiFID
8 2 (0.32%) PSD2
8 2 (0.32%) QA
9 1 (0.16%) GPG13
9 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (9.37%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.02%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.75%) vSphere
6 10 (1.59%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.63%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.48%) Docker
8 3 (0.48%) Firmware
8 3 (0.48%) KVM
9 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.32%) XenApp
10 1 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.16%) Squid
10 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (2.06%) SCCM
3 12 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (1.75%) Ansible
4 11 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 9 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
7 7 (1.11%) Puppet
8 6 (0.95%) SCOM
8 6 (0.95%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.79%) Cisco CME
9 5 (0.79%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.79%) vMotion
10 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.63%) vRealize
11 3 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.48%) QRadar
11 3 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 468 (74.29%) Cisco
2 106 (16.83%) Juniper
3 96 (15.24%) VMware
4 81 (12.86%) F5
5 80 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 76 (12.06%) CheckPoint
7 69 (10.95%) Palo Alto
8 42 (6.67%) HP
9 38 (6.03%) Splunk
10 33 (5.24%) Citrix
10 33 (5.24%) SolarWinds
11 31 (4.92%) Fortinet
12 28 (4.44%) Blue Coat
13 27 (4.29%) CyberArk
14 26 (4.13%) Meraki
15 21 (3.33%) McAfee
15 21 (3.33%) Red Box
16 18 (2.86%) Infoblox
16 18 (2.86%) Oracle
17 17 (2.70%) Remedy