Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 217 198
Rank change year-on-year -13 -19 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 485 602 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.29% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 7.78% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 410 378
London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £244
90th Percentile £675 £607 £553
England median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 15
London median hourly rate £32.63 £25.00 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.50% -49.18% +89.19%
10th Percentile £28.50 £20.00 £17.10
90th Percentile £50.88 £53.85 £51.50
England median hourly rate £33.40 £31.38 £31.47
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.30% +25.88%

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 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 6,353 7,736 7,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.58% 16.64% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,072 5,007 4,711
London median daily rate £515 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £675 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 222 152
London median hourly rate £34.01 £21.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.16% -0.23% +7.75%
10th Percentile £13.58 £14.25 £13.32
90th Percentile £59.37 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -15.25% +7.51%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +6 102 £475 +18.60% 43
West London -6 33 £413 +10.00% 33
South London +24 12 £850 +61.90% 12
North London -4 2 £275 -23.21% 2
East London -5 2 £500 +4.38% 19
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 359 (74.02%) Cisco
2 264 (54.43%) CCNP
3 247 (50.93%) Firewall
4 163 (33.61%) CCNA
5 162 (33.40%) WAN
6 159 (32.78%) CCIE
7 147 (30.31%) BGP
8 123 (25.36%) Data Centre
9 122 (25.15%) CheckPoint
10 121 (24.95%) LAN
11 119 (24.54%) OSPF
12 118 (24.33%) Finance
13 111 (22.89%) Wireless
14 105 (21.65%) VPN
15 96 (19.79%) MPLS
16 95 (19.59%) Cisco Nexus
17 93 (19.18%) Network Security
18 90 (18.56%) Palo Alto
19 84 (17.32%) F5
20 83 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
21 81 (16.70%) ITIL
22 80 (16.49%) EIGRP
23 77 (15.88%) Juniper
24 67 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
25 64 (13.20%) TCP/IP
26 63 (12.99%) VMware
26 63 (12.99%) Network Design
27 58 (11.96%) Linux
28 54 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
29 53 (10.93%) Microsoft

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 11 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 11 (2.27%) OpenStack
2 10 (2.06%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.41%) Confluence
6 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.81%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (11.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.09%) AWS Lambda
3 15 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.89%) Office 365
4 14 (2.89%) Serverless
5 12 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.06%) IaaS
6 10 (2.06%) SaaS
7 8 (1.65%) PaaS
8 7 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.82%) Datadog
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.62%) GitHub
11 2 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.41%) Azure Stack
11 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 247 (50.93%) Firewall
2 162 (33.40%) WAN
3 147 (30.31%) BGP
4 121 (24.95%) LAN
5 119 (24.54%) OSPF
6 111 (22.89%) Wireless
7 105 (21.65%) VPN
8 96 (19.79%) MPLS
9 95 (19.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 93 (19.18%) Network Security
11 83 (17.11%) Cisco ASA
12 80 (16.49%) EIGRP
13 64 (13.20%) TCP/IP
14 52 (10.72%) Multicast
15 48 (9.90%) DNS
16 42 (8.66%) Internet
16 42 (8.66%) VLAN
17 41 (8.45%) DHCP
18 39 (8.04%) Wi-Fi
19 38 (7.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.24%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.21%) MySQL
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.82%) JIRA
4 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.41%) Hudson
5 2 (0.41%) MSI
6 1 (0.21%) WinDbg
General
1 118 (24.33%) Finance
2 51 (10.52%) Telecoms
3 34 (7.01%) Banking
4 18 (3.71%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.86%) Legal
7 8 (1.65%) Marketing
8 6 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.24%) Retail
9 4 (0.82%) Law
9 4 (0.82%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.62%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.41%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.41%) International Banking
11 2 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 244 (50.31%) Network Engineer
2 60 (12.37%) Security Engineer
3 53 (10.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 49 (10.10%) Architect
5 47 (9.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 39 (8.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 37 (7.63%) Network Security Engineer
8 33 (6.80%) Consultant
9 23 (4.74%) Network Architect
10 20 (4.12%) Security Architect
11 19 (3.92%) Network Consultant
12 16 (3.30%) Analyst
12 16 (3.30%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (3.30%) Security Consultant
13 13 (2.68%) Senior Security Engineer
14 12 (2.47%) Cloud Architect
14 12 (2.47%) Firewall Engineer
15 11 (2.27%) Network Security Consultant
15 11 (2.27%) Security Specialist
16 10 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.68%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.86%) JSON
3 7 (1.44%) Web Services
4 6 (1.24%) Regular Expression
4 6 (1.24%) YAML
5 5 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (0.82%) XMPP
7 3 (0.62%) XML
8 2 (0.41%) JSP
8 2 (0.41%) Node.js
8 2 (0.41%) Servlets
9 1 (0.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.21%) OAuth
9 1 (0.21%) OpenID
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) SAML
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 123 (25.36%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 13 (2.68%) Hedge funds
5 13 (2.68%) Public Cloud
5 13 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.06%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.03%) CMDB
7 5 (1.03%) PKI
8 4 (0.82%) Tandem
9 3 (0.62%) CCTV
9 3 (0.62%) Fibre Optics
9 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) Social Media
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 58 (11.96%) Linux
2 52 (10.72%) Windows
3 29 (5.98%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.51%) Unix
5 10 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.24%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.03%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.41%) Android
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.41%) VMS
10 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.21%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.70%) ITIL
2 63 (12.99%) Network Design
3 51 (10.52%) Network Management
4 49 (10.10%) Migration
5 38 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 38 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
6 37 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (7.22%) Project Management
8 33 (6.80%) Information Security
9 28 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
10 27 (5.57%) Change Management
10 27 (5.57%) Cybersecurity
11 26 (5.36%) DevOps
12 24 (4.95%) Low Latency
13 22 (4.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (4.33%) High Availability
15 20 (4.12%) B2B
16 19 (3.92%) Network Architecture
16 19 (3.92%) Service Delivery
17 18 (3.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (10.52%) Python
2 21 (4.33%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.30%) Bash Shell
4 15 (3.09%) Java
5 10 (2.06%) Perl
6 6 (1.24%) SQL
7 4 (0.82%) VBScript
8 3 (0.62%) C
8 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) C++
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) R
9 1 (0.21%) Ruby
9 1 (0.21%) Tcl
9 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 264 (54.43%) CCNP
2 163 (33.61%) CCNA
3 159 (32.78%) CCIE
4 49 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 43 (8.87%) CISSP
6 39 (8.04%) Degree
7 32 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (6.39%) SC Cleared
9 30 (6.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 26 (5.36%) CCDP
11 23 (4.74%) MCSE
12 17 (3.51%) JNCIE
13 16 (3.30%) DV Cleared
14 15 (3.09%) CISM
14 15 (3.09%) JNCIP
14 15 (3.09%) MCSA
15 14 (2.89%) CCSP
16 13 (2.68%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 13 (2.68%) CCSA
17 12 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.30%) SLA
2 12 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.06%) GDPR
4 8 (1.65%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.82%) COBIT
7 3 (0.62%) NIST
7 3 (0.62%) QA
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 42 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.74%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.86%) Docker
4 9 (1.86%) ProxySG
5 8 (1.65%) vSphere
6 7 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.24%) XenApp
7 6 (1.24%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.03%) Firmware
9 4 (0.82%) KVM
9 4 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.82%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.62%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (4.54%) Ansible
2 19 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (2.27%) Puppet
6 10 (2.06%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (1.44%) Cacti
7 7 (1.44%) SCCM
8 6 (1.24%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.24%) Stealthwatch
9 5 (1.03%) Cisco CME
9 5 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.82%) Salt
10 4 (0.82%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.62%) CA Spectrum
11 3 (0.62%) Kibana
11 3 (0.62%) logstash
11 3 (0.62%) RANCID
11 3 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 359 (74.02%) Cisco
2 122 (25.15%) CheckPoint
3 90 (18.56%) Palo Alto
4 84 (17.32%) F5
5 77 (15.88%) Juniper
6 63 (12.99%) VMware
7 53 (10.93%) Microsoft
8 46 (9.48%) Fortinet
9 31 (6.39%) Citrix
10 28 (5.77%) SolarWinds
11 26 (5.36%) Meraki
12 24 (4.95%) Splunk
13 22 (4.54%) Arista
14 20 (4.12%) Aruba
15 19 (3.92%) Blue Coat
15 19 (3.92%) Dell
16 18 (3.71%) HP
17 17 (3.51%) Riverbed
18 16 (3.30%) NetApp
19 13 (2.68%) EMC