Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 189 177
Rank change year-on-year -40 -12 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 535 557 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.16% 1.41% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 8.30% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 393 424
London median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +9.68% +9.93%
10th Percentile £229 £234 £225
90th Percentile £650 £550 £550
England median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 5
London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.88 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% -39.83% +49.57%
10th Percentile £10.00 £21.75 £13.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £26.97 £27.38 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.52% +13.64%

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 7,820 6,714 7,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.02% 16.99% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,036 4,530 5,317
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 136 103
London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +31.58% +1.60%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.62 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.16
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -52 86 £401 -5.76% 43
West London -2 52 £350 -6.67% 26
South London -48 21 £692 +53.67% 1
East London -11 11 £450 +192.68% 10
North London +6 4 £358 -28.38% 3
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 396 (74.02%) Cisco
2 326 (60.93%) CCNP
3 257 (48.04%) CCNA
4 244 (45.61%) Firewall
5 214 (40.00%) WAN
6 173 (32.34%) LAN
7 152 (28.41%) CCIE
8 140 (26.17%) ITIL
9 136 (25.42%) Data Centre
10 131 (24.49%) Finance
11 130 (24.30%) BGP
12 123 (22.99%) MPLS
13 120 (22.43%) Wireless
14 103 (19.25%) OSPF
14 103 (19.25%) Windows
15 98 (18.32%) Juniper
16 94 (17.57%) VPN
17 89 (16.64%) CheckPoint
17 89 (16.64%) Network Security
18 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
19 77 (14.39%) VMware
20 74 (13.83%) F5
21 71 (13.27%) TCP/IP
21 71 (13.27%) Network Design
22 66 (12.34%) DNS
23 63 (11.78%) Security Cleared
24 61 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
24 61 (11.40%) Internet
25 59 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
26 58 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure

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 20 (3.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (1.87%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.12%) Confluence
5 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.93%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.37%) RMDS
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 58 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (4.67%) Office 365
4 22 (4.11%) IaaS
4 22 (4.11%) PaaS
5 6 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
5 6 (1.12%) GitHub
5 6 (1.12%) npm
5 6 (1.12%) SaaS
6 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Akamai
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) G Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 244 (45.61%) Firewall
2 214 (40.00%) WAN
3 173 (32.34%) LAN
4 130 (24.30%) BGP
5 123 (22.99%) MPLS
6 120 (22.43%) Wireless
7 103 (19.25%) OSPF
8 94 (17.57%) VPN
9 89 (16.64%) Network Security
10 71 (13.27%) TCP/IP
11 66 (12.34%) DNS
12 61 (11.40%) Cisco ASA
12 61 (11.40%) Internet
13 59 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 56 (10.47%) VoIP
15 52 (9.72%) DHCP
16 51 (9.53%) EIGRP
17 45 (8.41%) Wi-Fi
18 36 (6.73%) IPsec
19 34 (6.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.68%) MySQL
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (2.80%) JIRA
2 7 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.93%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.19%) AppScan
5 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 131 (24.49%) Finance
2 50 (9.35%) Banking
3 33 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.99%) Financial Institution
5 13 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.06%) Retail
7 7 (1.31%) Legal
8 6 (1.12%) Marketing
9 4 (0.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.56%) Games
10 3 (0.56%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Law
11 2 (0.37%) Local Government
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 240 (44.86%) Network Engineer
2 76 (14.21%) Architect
3 66 (12.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 52 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 40 (7.48%) Security Engineer
6 33 (6.17%) Network Architect
7 32 (5.98%) Senior Network Engineer
8 31 (5.79%) Security Architect
9 29 (5.42%) Network Security Engineer
10 27 (5.05%) Analyst
11 25 (4.67%) Support Engineer
12 22 (4.11%) Consultant
13 18 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (2.80%) WAN Engineer
15 13 (2.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 12 (2.24%) Data Network Engineer
16 12 (2.24%) Lead Network Engineer
16 12 (2.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 11 (2.06%) NOC Engineer
17 11 (2.06%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.80%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.12%) LDAP
2 6 (1.12%) Node.js
2 6 (1.12%) OAuth
2 6 (1.12%) OAuth2
2 6 (1.12%) RESTful
2 6 (1.12%) SAML
2 6 (1.12%) Web Services
2 6 (1.12%) XMPP
3 5 (0.93%) REST
4 3 (0.56%) JSON
4 3 (0.56%) Middleware
4 3 (0.56%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.19%) .NET
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
5 1 (0.19%) XML
5 1 (0.19%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 136 (25.42%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.68%) NHS
8 8 (1.50%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.31%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.31%) PKI
9 7 (1.31%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.12%) Clustering
11 5 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.93%) Fintech
12 4 (0.75%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 103 (19.25%) Windows
2 43 (8.04%) Linux
2 43 (8.04%) Windows Server
3 35 (6.54%) Unix
4 27 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.24%) Windows 10
7 11 (2.06%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.12%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.37%) Android
11 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.37%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) AIX
12 1 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (26.17%) ITIL
2 71 (13.27%) Network Design
3 56 (10.47%) Migration
4 54 (10.09%) Project Management
5 47 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (8.41%) Network Architecture
7 42 (7.85%) Change Management
8 40 (7.48%) Information Security
9 38 (7.10%) Network Management
10 37 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
11 34 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (5.05%) Service Delivery
12 27 (5.05%) TOGAF
13 24 (4.49%) Change Control
13 24 (4.49%) Security Architecture
14 22 (4.11%) Load Balancing
14 22 (4.11%) PRINCE2
15 21 (3.93%) DevOps
15 21 (3.93%) Enterprise Architecture
16 20 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.79%) Python
2 27 (5.05%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.43%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.68%) C
4 9 (1.68%) Perl
5 8 (1.50%) Java
6 6 (1.12%) Apex Code
6 6 (1.12%) PyPy
7 5 (0.93%) AWK
7 5 (0.93%) sed
8 3 (0.56%) Ruby
8 3 (0.56%) SQL
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) VBA
10 1 (0.19%) C#
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 326 (60.93%) CCNP
2 257 (48.04%) CCNA
3 152 (28.41%) CCIE
4 63 (11.78%) Security Cleared
5 51 (9.53%) CISSP
6 45 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (8.04%) SC Cleared
8 42 (7.85%) Degree
9 39 (7.29%) MCSE
10 30 (5.61%) CCDP
11 27 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (4.67%) CISM
12 25 (4.67%) MCP
13 23 (4.30%) CCSE
14 22 (4.11%) CCSP
15 19 (3.55%) JNCIA
15 19 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 18 (3.36%) CCSA
16 18 (3.36%) TOGAF Certification
17 16 (2.99%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (3.55%) SLA
2 8 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (0.75%) GDPR
5 3 (0.56%) MiFID
5 3 (0.56%) QA
6 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.31%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.93%) VMware NSX
6 3 (0.56%) Docker
6 3 (0.56%) Firmware
6 3 (0.56%) KVM
6 3 (0.56%) vSphere
7 2 (0.37%) XenApp
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) pfSense
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (1.87%) SCCM
4 9 (1.68%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.68%) Ansible
4 9 (1.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.31%) SCOM
6 6 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.12%) vMotion
7 5 (0.93%) OpenView
7 5 (0.93%) Terraform
8 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.75%) vRealize
9 3 (0.56%) Cisco CME
9 3 (0.56%) Nessus
9 3 (0.56%) Packer
9 3 (0.56%) TrustSec
10 2 (0.37%) Nagios
10 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 396 (74.02%) Cisco
2 98 (18.32%) Juniper
3 89 (16.64%) CheckPoint
4 82 (15.33%) Microsoft
5 77 (14.39%) VMware
6 74 (13.83%) F5
7 56 (10.47%) Palo Alto
8 47 (8.79%) HP
9 35 (6.54%) Citrix
10 32 (5.98%) Fortinet
11 23 (4.30%) Blue Coat
11 23 (4.30%) SolarWinds
12 22 (4.11%) Splunk
13 20 (3.74%) Meraki
14 17 (3.18%) McAfee
15 15 (2.80%) Dell
15 15 (2.80%) Mitel
15 15 (2.80%) NetApp
16 14 (2.62%) Remedy
17 13 (2.43%) Red Box