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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 151 143
Rank change year-on-year -37 -8  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 267 361 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.67% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.88% 9.84% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 245 247
Median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year +10.71% +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -23.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £26.00 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.00 £100.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -8.78% +66.66%  

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 3388 3669 3639
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.57% 16.93% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2216 2547 2335
Median daily rate £475 £454 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.68% +6.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 44 94
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £24.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -22.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -20 38 £413 -6.25% 13
New Malden - 5 - -
Feltham - 4 £425 -
Canary Wharf +5 2 £570 +52.00%
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Hillingdon -1 1 £375 -3.22%
Hammersmith - 1 £300 -
Ilford - 1 £168 -
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
Westminster - 1 £475 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 458 (81.64%) Cisco
2 328 (58.47%) CCNP
3 280 (49.91%) Firewall
4 216 (38.50%) CCNA
5 194 (34.58%) CCIE
6 169 (30.12%) WAN
7 153 (27.27%) LAN
8 141 (25.13%) Wireless
9 115 (20.50%) Windows
9 115 (20.50%) Data Centre
10 114 (20.32%) BGP
11 113 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
12 112 (19.96%) MPLS
12 112 (19.96%) CheckPoint
13 109 (19.43%) OSPF
14 103 (18.36%) VPN
15 102 (18.18%) Juniper
16 101 (18.00%) Finance
17 100 (17.83%) Network Security
18 94 (16.76%) Palo Alto
19 89 (15.86%) ITIL
20 88 (15.69%) TCP/IP
20 88 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
21 85 (15.15%) VMware
22 82 (14.62%) Microsoft
23 74 (13.19%) Linux
24 67 (11.94%) Network Management
25 66 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
26 63 (11.23%) SolarWinds
26 63 (11.23%) 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 34 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 20 (3.57%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.60%) IIS
5 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.71%) Apache
7 3 (0.53%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.81%) Office 365
4 9 (1.60%) SaaS
5 8 (1.43%) IaaS
6 7 (1.25%) PaaS
7 6 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 280 (49.91%) Firewall
2 169 (30.12%) WAN
3 153 (27.27%) LAN
4 141 (25.13%) Wireless
5 114 (20.32%) BGP
6 113 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
7 112 (19.96%) MPLS
8 109 (19.43%) OSPF
9 103 (18.36%) VPN
10 100 (17.83%) Network Security
11 88 (15.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 88 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 66 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
13 56 (9.98%) VoIP
14 55 (9.80%) DNS
15 48 (8.56%) VLAN
16 44 (7.84%) EIGRP
17 41 (7.31%) DHCP
18 40 (7.13%) IPv6
19 39 (6.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.07%) Big Data
4 5 (0.89%) Hadoop
4 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.53%) MySQL
6 3 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.18%) DataStage
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.36%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.18%) Subversion
General
1 101 (18.00%) Finance
2 56 (9.98%) Banking
3 38 (6.77%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.32%) Military
6 10 (1.78%) Law
6 10 (1.78%) Retail
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.36%) French Language
9 2 (0.36%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Local Government
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 218 (38.86%) Network Engineer
2 93 (16.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 85 (15.15%) Architect
4 66 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 47 (8.38%) Security Engineer
6 46 (8.20%) Analyst
7 45 (8.02%) Network Architect
8 44 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 38 (6.77%) Consultant
10 37 (6.60%) Support Engineer
11 35 (6.24%) Network Security Engineer
12 32 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (4.46%) Voice Engineer
14 22 (3.92%) Cisco Analyst
14 22 (3.92%) Cisco Support
14 22 (3.92%) Network Support
15 21 (3.74%) Network Analyst
16 20 (3.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
17 18 (3.21%) Network Consultant
17 18 (3.21%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.52%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.57%) XMPP
3 7 (1.25%) Middleware
3 7 (1.25%) Web Services
4 4 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (0.53%) .NET
5 3 (0.53%) WAP
6 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.36%) COM
6 2 (0.36%) CSS
6 2 (0.36%) LAMP
6 2 (0.36%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.36%) WCF
6 2 (0.36%) WF
7 1 (0.18%) Kafka
7 1 (0.18%) libvirt
7 1 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 115 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 49 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.53%) Management Information System
4 30 (5.35%) Clustering
5 23 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 14 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (2.14%) BYOD
7 12 (2.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.89%) Replication
11 4 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.53%) NHS
12 3 (0.53%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.53%) Social Media
12 3 (0.53%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (20.50%) Windows
2 74 (13.19%) Linux
3 58 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 29 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (4.63%) Unix
5 26 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.10%) Mac OS X
7 22 (3.92%) Windows 7
8 16 (2.85%) Windows 10
9 13 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (1.78%) CentOS
11 10 (1.78%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.25%) Solaris
12 7 (1.25%) SUSE
13 5 (0.89%) Android
13 5 (0.89%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.53%) FreeBSD
15 2 (0.36%) VMS
15 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (15.86%) ITIL
2 67 (11.94%) Network Management
3 62 (11.05%) Migration
3 62 (11.05%) Network Design
4 42 (7.49%) Information Security
5 33 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 28 (4.99%) High Availability
7 22 (3.92%) Service Management
8 21 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (3.57%) Change Management
10 19 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (3.39%) Project Management
11 18 (3.21%) Network Architecture
12 17 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (2.85%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (2.85%) DevOps
13 16 (2.85%) ITIL V3
13 16 (2.85%) Network Monitoring
13 16 (2.85%) PRINCE2
14 15 (2.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.35%) PowerShell
2 29 (5.17%) Python
3 22 (3.92%) SQL
4 13 (2.32%) Perl
5 10 (1.78%) Bash Shell
6 8 (1.43%) C#
7 6 (1.07%) Lisp
8 5 (0.89%) Java
9 3 (0.53%) C
10 2 (0.36%) VBScript
11 1 (0.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 328 (58.47%) CCNP
2 216 (38.50%) CCNA
3 194 (34.58%) CCIE
4 53 (9.45%) Security Cleared
5 50 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (8.38%) CISSP
7 39 (6.95%) SC Cleared
8 38 (6.77%) CCSP
8 38 (6.77%) MCSE
9 32 (5.70%) Degree
10 31 (5.53%) CCDP
10 31 (5.53%) JNCIE
11 28 (4.99%) CISM
12 21 (3.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 20 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 17 (3.03%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 17 (3.03%) JNCIA
15 17 (3.03%) JNCIS
16 16 (2.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.39%) PCI DSS
2 17 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.50%) SLA
4 3 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (0.53%) QA
4 3 (0.53%) RMADS
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GCP
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 50 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 11 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.78%) vSphere
6 9 (1.60%) XenApp
7 8 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.89%) vCloud
9 4 (0.71%) Firmware
10 2 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.36%) KVM
10 2 (0.36%) NFS
10 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.36%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.18%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (11.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 31 (5.53%) Cisco Prime
3 28 (4.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 21 (3.74%) FortiGate
5 13 (2.32%) SCCM
6 11 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 11 (1.96%) Nagios
7 9 (1.60%) Cacti
7 9 (1.60%) SCOM
8 7 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
9 6 (1.07%) Ansible
9 6 (1.07%) OpenView
9 6 (1.07%) PowerCLI
9 6 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.89%) QRadar
11 4 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.53%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.53%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 458 (81.64%) Cisco
2 112 (19.96%) CheckPoint
3 102 (18.18%) Juniper
4 94 (16.76%) Palo Alto
5 85 (15.15%) VMware
6 82 (14.62%) Microsoft
7 63 (11.23%) F5
7 63 (11.23%) SolarWinds
8 57 (10.16%) Citrix
9 48 (8.56%) Fortinet
10 41 (7.31%) HP
11 27 (4.81%) Dell
11 27 (4.81%) Red Hat
12 21 (3.74%) Riverbed
13 19 (3.39%) Arista
14 15 (2.67%) Splunk
15 14 (2.50%) LogRhythm
16 12 (2.14%) Rapid7
17 11 (1.96%) Avaya
17 11 (1.96%) EMC
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