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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 2022 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 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 281 297 188
Rank change year-on-year +16 -109 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 357 168 270
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.92% 0.69% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.93% 3.98% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 118 194
10th Percentile £363 £289 £293
25th Percentile £425 £366 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -10.53%
75th Percentile £580 £542 £540
90th Percentile £725 £675 £646
England median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
10th Percentile £29.70 - £21.24
25th Percentile £34.13 - £22.48
Median hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -14.00% +17.65% +41.67%
75th Percentile £46.48 - £47.50
90th Percentile £47.66 - £49.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £39.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -49.37% +102.56% -41.62%

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 6,022 4,217 3,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.59% 17.27% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,207 2,869 2,620
10th Percentile £375 £325 £306
25th Percentile £463 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £524 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.06% +4.70% -2.44%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £739 £700 £651
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 67 54
10th Percentile £21.95 £20.40 £18.95
25th Percentile £25.68 £26.65 £22.61
Median hourly rate £43.75 £36.50 £34.34
Median % change year-on-year +19.86% +6.30% +16.40%
75th Percentile £49.25 £49.80 £47.83
90th Percentile £62.95 £59.85 £52.78
England median hourly rate £41.50 £36.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year +12.93% +32.46% -7.21%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco Certification in London.

Hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in London

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Cisco Certification in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +23 76 £525 +2.44% 17
West London -11 6 £431 -13.75% 3
East London -4 4 £760 +253.49% 4
South London -23 2 £425 +11.48% 3
North London - 1 £185 -
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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.

1 202 (56.58%) Cisco
2 176 (49.30%) CCNP
3 163 (45.66%) CCNA
4 140 (39.22%) Firewall
5 109 (30.53%) Azure
6 102 (28.57%) WAN
7 91 (25.49%) CCIE
8 82 (22.97%) ITIL
9 76 (21.29%) BGP
10 71 (19.89%) MPLS
11 69 (19.33%) LAN
11 69 (19.33%) Wireless
12 66 (18.49%) VPN
13 65 (18.21%) Microsoft
14 63 (17.65%) Social Skills
15 60 (16.81%) Palo Alto
16 58 (16.25%) SD-WAN
16 58 (16.25%) Network Security
17 56 (15.69%) Python
18 54 (15.13%) Data Centre
19 53 (14.85%) OSPF
19 53 (14.85%) CISSP
20 51 (14.29%) Finance
21 49 (13.73%) CheckPoint
22 48 (13.45%) Juniper
23 45 (12.61%) Migration
23 45 (12.61%) AWS
23 45 (12.61%) Microsoft 365
24 44 (12.32%) Degree
24 44 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification

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 8 (2.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 5 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 109 (30.53%) Azure
2 45 (12.61%) AWS
2 45 (12.61%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (7.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (5.60%) IaaS
5 18 (5.04%) SaaS
6 15 (4.20%) GCP
7 12 (3.36%) PaaS
8 10 (2.80%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 4 (1.12%) Azure Monitor
9 4 (1.12%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.84%) Azure Sentinel
10 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.84%) GitHub
10 3 (0.84%) Serverless
10 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) Akamai
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.56%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 140 (39.22%) Firewall
2 102 (28.57%) WAN
3 76 (21.29%) BGP
4 71 (19.89%) MPLS
5 69 (19.33%) LAN
5 69 (19.33%) Wireless
6 66 (18.49%) VPN
7 58 (16.25%) Network Security
7 58 (16.25%) SD-WAN
8 53 (14.85%) OSPF
9 41 (11.48%) DNS
10 37 (10.36%) TCP/IP
11 34 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (8.68%) IPsec
13 27 (7.56%) Cisco ISE
13 27 (7.56%) DHCP
13 27 (7.56%) VLAN
14 23 (6.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (6.44%) VoIP
15 21 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.56%) Big Data
2 2 (0.56%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.56%) MySQL
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.56%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.28%) GitLab
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Maven
4 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (17.65%) Social Skills
2 51 (14.29%) Finance
3 31 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.12%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.76%) Banking
6 16 (4.48%) Public Sector
7 8 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 7 (1.96%) Legal
9 6 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
9 6 (1.68%) Presentation Skills
10 5 (1.40%) Retail
11 3 (0.84%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.84%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 75 (21.01%) Architect
3 35 (9.80%) Analyst
4 30 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (8.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (7.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (7.28%) Security Architect
7 25 (7.00%) Security Engineer
8 22 (6.16%) Azure Architect
9 19 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
10 15 (4.20%) Consultant
10 15 (4.20%) Network Analyst
11 14 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
11 14 (3.92%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (3.64%) Network Architect
13 12 (3.36%) Cisco Analyst
14 11 (3.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 11 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.08%) IP Engineer
15 9 (2.52%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.52%) OAuth
1 9 (2.52%) REST
2 6 (1.68%) OAuth2
2 6 (1.68%) XMPP
3 3 (0.84%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.84%) SAML
3 3 (0.84%) SOAP
3 3 (0.84%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) .NET
4 2 (0.56%) Velocity
5 1 (0.28%) Express
5 1 (0.28%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.28%) JSON
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.13%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 14 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.36%) Private Cloud
4 12 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.96%) Replication
7 5 (1.40%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.40%) PKI
8 4 (1.12%) BYOD
8 4 (1.12%) CCTV
8 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.84%) IoT
9 3 (0.84%) NHS
9 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.08%) Windows
2 21 (5.88%) Linux
3 18 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.92%) Unix
5 5 (1.40%) Android
5 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (0.84%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.97%) ITIL
2 45 (12.61%) Migration
3 35 (9.80%) Network Design
4 32 (8.96%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (8.12%) Risk Management
6 28 (7.84%) Change Management
7 27 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 26 (7.28%) Information Security
8 26 (7.28%) Network Management
9 25 (7.00%) PRINCE2
10 22 (6.16%) Agile
10 22 (6.16%) DevOps
11 21 (5.88%) Computer Science
11 21 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (5.60%) Time Management
13 19 (5.32%) Security Architecture
14 18 (5.04%) Network Architecture
15 17 (4.76%) ITIL V3
15 17 (4.76%) Network Segmentation
16 15 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.69%) Python
2 36 (10.08%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.64%) Perl
4 11 (3.08%) Bash
5 5 (1.40%) Java
6 4 (1.12%) C
6 4 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.12%) SQL
7 3 (0.84%) PHP
8 2 (0.56%) Go
8 2 (0.56%) Lisp
8 2 (0.56%) Scala
9 1 (0.28%) Prolog
9 1 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 176 (49.30%) CCNP
2 163 (45.66%) CCNA
3 91 (25.49%) CCIE
4 53 (14.85%) CISSP
5 44 (12.32%) Degree
5 44 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (11.76%) MCSE
7 34 (9.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 27 (7.56%) JNCIA
8 27 (7.56%) MCSA
9 24 (6.72%) Security Cleared
10 23 (6.44%) CISA
10 23 (6.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 21 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 19 (5.32%) MCP
13 18 (5.04%) SC Cleared
14 15 (4.20%) CCDP
14 15 (4.20%) CISM
15 14 (3.92%) CEH
16 12 (3.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.88%) SLA
2 19 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.92%) GDPR
3 14 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 13 (3.64%) NIST
5 11 (3.08%) NIST 800
6 8 (2.24%) QA
7 3 (0.84%) GRC
7 3 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.56%) COBIT
8 2 (0.56%) DICOM
8 2 (0.56%) HL7
8 2 (0.56%) NCSC
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 40 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.52%) Docker
3 9 (2.52%) VMware NSX
4 8 (2.24%) XenApp
5 7 (1.96%) vCloud
6 6 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.84%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.56%) vSphere
8 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (8.40%) Ansible
2 23 (6.44%) SCCM
3 13 (3.64%) FortiGate
4 10 (2.80%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.80%) Nagios
4 10 (2.80%) ZABBIX
5 9 (2.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.40%) Terraform
8 4 (1.12%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.12%) SCOM
9 3 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
9 3 (0.84%) CASB
9 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.84%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.84%) logstash
9 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 202 (56.58%) Cisco
2 65 (18.21%) Microsoft
3 60 (16.81%) Palo Alto
4 49 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 48 (13.45%) Juniper
6 43 (12.04%) F5
7 36 (10.08%) Fortinet
8 35 (9.80%) VMware
9 31 (8.68%) Citrix
10 29 (8.12%) Meraki
11 22 (6.16%) Zscaler
12 19 (5.32%) Nokia
13 18 (5.04%) Aruba
13 18 (5.04%) SolarWinds
13 18 (5.04%) Splunk
14 13 (3.64%) HP
14 13 (3.64%) SevOne
15 12 (3.36%) Huawei
16 9 (2.52%) Infoblox
17 8 (2.24%) CA