Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 247 172
Rank change year-on-year +26 -75 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 580 489 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.09% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 6.58% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 286 490
London median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £278 £267 £257
90th Percentile £588 £558 £562
England median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 10
London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £37.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -22.86% +26.37%
10th Percentile £20.00 £22.50 £16.10
90th Percentile £53.85 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £28.25 £32.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -12.40% +17.27% +22.22%

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 7,385 7,427 7,773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.99% 16.53% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,809 4,916 5,066
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 162 103
London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.32% -1.58% -8.43%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.31 £13.35
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.83 £49.11
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.18 £25.50
% change year-on-year -8.03% +6.60% +13.33%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +9 119 £428 +0.59% 42
West London +17 61 £375 +8.70% 18
South London -24 16 £550 +69.23% 2
East London -18 9 £519 +48.21% 8
North London -3 1 £350 -30.00% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 430 (74.14%) Cisco
2 331 (57.07%) CCNP
3 267 (46.03%) Firewall
4 254 (43.79%) CCNA
5 184 (31.72%) WAN
6 153 (26.38%) CCIE
7 151 (26.03%) Wireless
8 149 (25.69%) LAN
9 148 (25.52%) Data Centre
10 136 (23.45%) BGP
11 134 (23.10%) ITIL
12 127 (21.90%) Finance
13 112 (19.31%) Network Security
14 105 (18.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 102 (17.59%) Windows
16 100 (17.24%) OSPF
17 98 (16.90%) MPLS
18 96 (16.55%) VPN
19 95 (16.38%) Juniper
20 93 (16.03%) Cisco ASA
21 86 (14.83%) CheckPoint
22 80 (13.79%) Network Design
23 76 (13.10%) Microsoft
23 76 (13.10%) F5
24 71 (12.24%) VMware
25 69 (11.90%) EIGRP
26 68 (11.72%) Palo Alto
27 66 (11.38%) CISSP
28 63 (10.86%) Migration
29 62 (10.69%) 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 10 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.21%) CMS
3 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.86%) IIS
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.28%) IaaS
3 19 (3.28%) Office 365
4 13 (2.24%) PaaS
5 12 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.69%) SaaS
8 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Akamai
9 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 267 (46.03%) Firewall
2 184 (31.72%) WAN
3 151 (26.03%) Wireless
4 149 (25.69%) LAN
5 136 (23.45%) BGP
6 112 (19.31%) Network Security
7 105 (18.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 100 (17.24%) OSPF
9 98 (16.90%) MPLS
10 96 (16.55%) VPN
11 93 (16.03%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (11.90%) EIGRP
13 61 (10.52%) TCP/IP
14 56 (9.66%) IPsec
15 55 (9.48%) DNS
16 46 (7.93%) DHCP
17 44 (7.59%) Cisco Wireless
18 41 (7.07%) Internet
19 38 (6.55%) IP Telephony
20 37 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.69%) MySQL
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (1.72%) JIRA
1 10 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.86%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.17%) AppScan
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.17%) CodeSonar
5 1 (0.17%) git-flow
5 1 (0.17%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 127 (21.90%) Finance
2 40 (6.90%) Banking
3 26 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.38%) Investment Banking
4 8 (1.38%) Law
5 7 (1.21%) Legal
5 7 (1.21%) Publishing
6 6 (1.03%) Retail
7 4 (0.69%) Advertising
7 4 (0.69%) Marketing
8 3 (0.52%) Electronics
8 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.52%) Front Office
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) International Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 271 (46.72%) Network Engineer
2 105 (18.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 86 (14.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 65 (11.21%) Architect
5 55 (9.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 53 (9.14%) Security Engineer
7 40 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
8 35 (6.03%) Consultant
9 30 (5.17%) Network Architect
10 27 (4.66%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 24 (4.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (3.62%) Network Consultant
13 20 (3.45%) Analyst
14 19 (3.28%) Support Engineer
15 17 (2.93%) Senior Security Engineer
15 17 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.93%) Technical Leader
16 16 (2.76%) CyberArk Engineer
16 16 (2.76%) Security Architect
17 15 (2.59%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.48%) 802.1X
2 13 (2.24%) SailPoint
2 13 (2.24%) XMPP
3 11 (1.90%) Middleware
4 10 (1.72%) REST
5 7 (1.21%) Web Services
6 4 (0.69%) OAuth
6 4 (0.69%) SAML
7 3 (0.52%) .NET
8 2 (0.34%) JSON
8 2 (0.34%) LDAP
9 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.17%) Django
9 1 (0.17%) Flash
9 1 (0.17%) Java EE
9 1 (0.17%) LAMP
9 1 (0.17%) SOAP
9 1 (0.17%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.17%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 148 (25.52%) Data Centre
2 57 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 28 (4.83%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.24%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.90%) Handset
7 11 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.55%) NHS
10 8 (1.38%) PKI
10 8 (1.38%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Clustering
11 6 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (0.86%) Fintech
13 4 (0.69%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.59%) Windows
2 43 (7.41%) Linux
3 40 (6.90%) Unix
3 40 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.07%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.55%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Android
8 2 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (23.10%) ITIL
2 80 (13.79%) Network Design
3 63 (10.86%) Migration
4 47 (8.10%) Information Security
5 46 (7.93%) Load Balancing
6 38 (6.55%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (6.03%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (5.86%) Change Management
8 34 (5.86%) Project Management
9 33 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (4.83%) Network Management
11 27 (4.66%) Identity Access Management
11 27 (4.66%) Network Architecture
12 26 (4.48%) Change Control
12 26 (4.48%) DevOps
13 24 (4.14%) Incident Management
14 23 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 23 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
15 21 (3.62%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (5.34%) Python
2 19 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.76%) Perl
4 12 (2.07%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.21%) C
5 7 (1.21%) SQL
6 4 (0.69%) C++
7 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.34%) Java
9 1 (0.17%) C#
9 1 (0.17%) Go
9 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
9 1 (0.17%) Ruby
9 1 (0.17%) Tcl
9 1 (0.17%) VB
9 1 (0.17%) VBA
9 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 331 (57.07%) CCNP
2 254 (43.79%) CCNA
3 153 (26.38%) CCIE
4 66 (11.38%) CISSP
5 55 (9.48%) Security Cleared
6 46 (7.93%) Degree
7 43 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 37 (6.38%) CISM
9 33 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (5.17%) CCDP
11 29 (5.00%) CCSE
11 29 (5.00%) MCSE
12 27 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
13 24 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
14 23 (3.97%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 23 (3.97%) CISA
15 19 (3.28%) CCSP
16 18 (3.10%) JNCIA
17 14 (2.41%) JNCIP
18 13 (2.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.97%) SLA
3 18 (3.10%) GDPR
4 12 (2.07%) HIPAA
4 12 (2.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 8 (1.38%) COBIT
6 5 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.86%) QA
7 3 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.34%) PSD2
9 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.17%) MiFID
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (10.52%) Active Directory
2 51 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.76%) ProxySG
5 12 (2.07%) vSphere
6 10 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.69%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.34%) Docker
8 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.17%) Firmware
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (2.07%) SCCM
4 10 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (1.55%) Ansible
6 8 (1.38%) Puppet
7 7 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.03%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.03%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 5 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.86%) QRadar
9 5 (0.86%) Terraform
10 4 (0.69%) CASB
10 4 (0.69%) Nagios
11 3 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
11 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 430 (74.14%) Cisco
2 95 (16.38%) Juniper
3 86 (14.83%) CheckPoint
4 76 (13.10%) F5
4 76 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 71 (12.24%) VMware
6 68 (11.72%) Palo Alto
7 40 (6.90%) SolarWinds
8 35 (6.03%) Fortinet
8 35 (6.03%) Meraki
9 30 (5.17%) Blue Coat
9 30 (5.17%) Citrix
10 28 (4.83%) HP
11 27 (4.66%) CyberArk
12 25 (4.31%) Splunk
13 21 (3.62%) Infoblox
14 19 (3.28%) Forcepoint
15 16 (2.76%) IBM
15 16 (2.76%) McAfee
16 15 (2.59%) Red Box