Period
to 21 April 2021

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 April 2021 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 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 286 176 226
Rank change year-on-year -110 +50 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 172 340 546
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.78% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 7.58% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 253 373
10th Percentile £303 £275 £313
25th Percentile £385 £363 £373
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £573 £540 £550
90th Percentile £675 £600 £673
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +41.67% +50.00%
England median hourly rate £23.21 £20.76 £32.50
% change year-on-year +11.79% -36.12% +30.00%

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 4,039 4,483 6,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.24% 19.29% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,780 3,071 4,614
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £503 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +0.60% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
England median daily rate £488 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +2.63% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 115
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £12.70
25th Percentile £26.65 £21.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate £36.50 £38.25 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.58% +27.50% +50.00%
75th Percentile £51.56 £48.43 £47.09
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £26.91 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.67% -2.16% +23.55%

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 21 April 2021.

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
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 April 2021. 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 +8 20 £600 +42.86% 16
West London +8 11 £500 +33.33% 4
South London +38 6 £288 -47.73% 2
East London +22 2 £215 -45.40% 7
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, 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.

1 115 (66.86%) Cisco
2 95 (55.23%) CCNP
3 66 (38.37%) Firewall
4 59 (34.30%) Finance
5 54 (31.40%) Data Centre
6 53 (30.81%) CCIE
7 52 (30.23%) BGP
8 49 (28.49%) CCNA
9 46 (26.74%) WAN
10 45 (26.16%) OSPF
11 44 (25.58%) MPLS
12 43 (25.00%) LAN
13 36 (20.93%) Palo Alto
14 33 (19.19%) Azure
14 33 (19.19%) Cisco Nexus
15 32 (18.60%) VPN
16 31 (18.02%) TCP/IP
17 30 (17.44%) CISSP
18 29 (16.86%) VMware
19 28 (16.28%) Juniper
19 28 (16.28%) AWS
20 27 (15.70%) Network Security
21 26 (15.12%) F5
21 26 (15.12%) Migration
22 25 (14.53%) Banking
23 24 (13.95%) Wireless
23 24 (13.95%) ITIL
23 24 (13.95%) Python
23 24 (13.95%) Security Cleared
24 23 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (4.07%) ArcGIS
1 7 (4.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.33%) Mule
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) nginx
4 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.56%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.07%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) iTrent
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 33 (19.19%) Azure
2 28 (16.28%) AWS
3 11 (6.40%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 9 (5.23%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (5.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (4.07%) IaaS
6 6 (3.49%) GCP
7 5 (2.91%) PaaS
7 5 (2.91%) SaaS
8 4 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.74%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.58%) GitHub
10 1 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.58%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.58%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (38.37%) Firewall
2 52 (30.23%) BGP
3 46 (26.74%) WAN
4 45 (26.16%) OSPF
5 44 (25.58%) MPLS
6 43 (25.00%) LAN
7 33 (19.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (18.60%) VPN
9 31 (18.02%) TCP/IP
10 27 (15.70%) Network Security
11 24 (13.95%) Wireless
12 21 (12.21%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (9.88%) EIGRP
14 15 (8.72%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (8.72%) SD-WAN
14 15 (8.72%) VLAN
15 13 (7.56%) BIG-IP
15 13 (7.56%) Multicast
15 13 (7.56%) VoIP
15 13 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) GIS
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.58%) BigQuery
3 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) Looker
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.58%) Power BI
3 1 (0.58%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.07%) JIRA
2 5 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.74%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.58%) GitLab
5 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (34.30%) Finance
2 25 (14.53%) Banking
3 12 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.91%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.33%) Advertising
6 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.74%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) Front Office
8 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.58%) Police
Job Titles
1 65 (37.79%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.12%) Architect
3 16 (9.30%) Consultant
3 16 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (7.56%) Security Architect
5 12 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) Network Architect
6 10 (5.81%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (4.65%) Network Consultant
8 8 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Azure Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Cloud Architect
9 5 (2.91%) Design Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Network Manager
9 5 (2.91%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Core Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.07%) Express
2 5 (2.91%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.91%) REST
3 4 (2.33%) Jinja
4 2 (1.16%) YAML
5 1 (0.58%) .NET
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.58%) JSON
5 1 (0.58%) LAMP
5 1 (0.58%) LDAP
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.58%) SOAP
5 1 (0.58%) Spring
5 1 (0.58%) Web Services
5 1 (0.58%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.40%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.49%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.33%) NHS
6 3 (1.74%) CCTV
6 3 (1.74%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (1.74%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.16%) CESG
7 2 (1.16%) Clustering
7 2 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.16%) e-Health
7 2 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.16%) Replication
7 2 (1.16%) SCADA
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) Windows
2 14 (8.14%) Linux
2 14 (8.14%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.81%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.81%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.23%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (2.33%) Unix
8 3 (1.74%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.74%) SUSE
8 3 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.12%) Migration
2 24 (13.95%) ITIL
3 22 (12.79%) Network Management
4 21 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (11.63%) Information Security
6 19 (11.05%) DevOps
6 19 (11.05%) Network Design
7 12 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (6.98%) Scrum
8 11 (6.40%) Change Management
9 10 (5.81%) Project Delivery
9 10 (5.81%) Service Design
10 9 (5.23%) Project Management
10 9 (5.23%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
10 9 (5.23%) SIEM
10 9 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (4.65%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.65%) Kanban
11 8 (4.65%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) Python
2 16 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.65%) C
4 7 (4.07%) Java
4 7 (4.07%) VB
5 5 (2.91%) Ruby
5 5 (2.91%) SQL
6 4 (2.33%) Go
7 3 (1.74%) R
8 2 (1.16%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) Perl
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) C#
9 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 95 (55.23%) CCNP
2 53 (30.81%) CCIE
3 49 (28.49%) CCNA
4 30 (17.44%) CISSP
5 24 (13.95%) Security Cleared
6 20 (11.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 14 (8.14%) CISM
7 14 (8.14%) SC Cleared
8 13 (7.56%) CCDP
9 12 (6.98%) DV Cleared
9 12 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (5.81%) CCDA
10 10 (5.81%) Degree
11 9 (5.23%) CCDE
11 9 (5.23%) CCSP
12 7 (4.07%) JNCIA
12 7 (4.07%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.49%) CEH
14 5 (2.91%) GIAC
14 5 (2.91%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) SLA
2 10 (5.81%) NIST
3 5 (2.91%) NCSC
4 4 (2.33%) GDPR
4 4 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.16%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.58%) GxP
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.58%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 23 (13.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.30%) VMware NSX
3 12 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 7 (4.07%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.91%) Docker
6 4 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.33%) vSphere
7 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.16%) KVM
8 2 (1.16%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.58%) XenApp
9 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (12.79%) Ansible
2 8 (4.65%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.65%) HP NNM
3 7 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (3.49%) Terraform
4 6 (3.49%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 5 (2.91%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.91%) Nessus
5 5 (2.91%) Puppet
6 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.33%) Salt
7 3 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.16%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.16%) vRealize
9 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.58%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 115 (66.86%) Cisco
2 36 (20.93%) Palo Alto
3 29 (16.86%) VMware
4 28 (16.28%) Juniper
5 26 (15.12%) F5
6 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 20 (11.63%) CheckPoint
8 19 (11.05%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.98%) Arista
9 12 (6.98%) SolarWinds
10 11 (6.40%) HP
11 10 (5.81%) Nokia
12 8 (4.65%) Meraki
12 8 (4.65%) Oracle
13 7 (4.07%) ESRI
13 7 (4.07%) Lumension
13 7 (4.07%) Sophos
14 6 (3.49%) Citrix
14 6 (3.49%) Google
14 6 (3.49%) Huawei