Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 185 237 264
Rank change year-on-year +52 +27 -72
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 435 520 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.19% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 7.36% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 365 267
London median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% -4.76%
10th Percentile £275 £310 £238
90th Percentile £613 £638 £635
England median daily rate £409 £415 £375
% change year-on-year -1.51% +10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
London median hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +44.68% -9.18%
10th Percentile £21.77 £25.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £35.00 £34.30
England median hourly rate £24.12 £33.40 £25.69
% change year-on-year -27.78% +30.01% -0.71%

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 5,365 7,069 8,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.03% 16.15% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,619 4,514 5,355
London median daily rate £500 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.95%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £668
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 157 188
London median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% +35.71% -2.33%
10th Percentile £18.62 £12.50 £13.85
90th Percentile £53.00 £53.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £24.56
% change year-on-year +16.67% +22.15% -7.32%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 +20 73 £400 -10.61% 38
West London +36 39 £325 -18.75% 19
South London +43 18 £550 - 9
East London +38 9 £369 -43.27% 10
North London +14 2 £450 +9.09% 5
Cisco Certification
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 329 (75.63%) Cisco
2 283 (65.06%) CCNP
3 195 (44.83%) Firewall
4 171 (39.31%) CCNA
5 130 (29.89%) WAN
6 125 (28.74%) LAN
7 113 (25.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 103 (23.68%) Finance
9 101 (23.22%) CCIE
9 101 (23.22%) Data Centre
10 100 (22.99%) VPN
11 98 (22.53%) BGP
12 96 (22.07%) Network Security
13 94 (21.61%) OSPF
14 83 (19.08%) MPLS
14 83 (19.08%) Palo Alto
15 81 (18.62%) Juniper
15 81 (18.62%) Wireless
16 72 (16.55%) Migration
17 68 (15.63%) TCP/IP
18 60 (13.79%) VMware
19 59 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
20 56 (12.87%) Ethernet
21 54 (12.41%) ITIL
21 54 (12.41%) Windows
22 53 (12.18%) Wireshark
23 49 (11.26%) Change Management
24 47 (10.80%) EIGRP
25 46 (10.57%) Microsoft
26 44 (10.11%) CheckPoint

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 (1.61%) MS Exchange
1 7 (1.61%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.38%) IIS
3 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.92%) Apache
4 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.69%) Confluence
5 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.23%) nginx
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.66%) AWS
1 42 (9.66%) Azure
2 17 (3.91%) Office 365
3 8 (1.84%) GCP
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.92%) IaaS
5 4 (0.92%) SaaS
6 3 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.46%) Serverless
8 1 (0.23%) G Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 195 (44.83%) Firewall
2 130 (29.89%) WAN
3 125 (28.74%) LAN
4 113 (25.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 100 (22.99%) VPN
6 98 (22.53%) BGP
7 96 (22.07%) Network Security
8 94 (21.61%) OSPF
9 83 (19.08%) MPLS
10 81 (18.62%) Wireless
11 68 (15.63%) TCP/IP
12 59 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
13 56 (12.87%) Ethernet
14 53 (12.18%) Wireshark
15 47 (10.80%) EIGRP
16 43 (9.89%) WLAN
17 42 (9.66%) Cisco ISE
18 37 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
19 33 (7.59%) IPsec
19 33 (7.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.38%) MySQL
3 3 (0.69%) Big Data
4 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) Aerospike
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.23%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Redis
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (3.91%) Sonatype Nexus
2 9 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.23%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.23%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.23%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.23%) Postman
5 1 (0.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 103 (23.68%) Finance
2 35 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 31 (7.13%) Banking
4 19 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 16 (3.68%) Front Office
6 12 (2.76%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.84%) Marketing
7 8 (1.84%) Police
8 7 (1.61%) Advertising
8 7 (1.61%) Electronics
8 7 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.61%) French Language
8 7 (1.61%) Games
9 6 (1.38%) German Language
9 6 (1.38%) Law
9 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.15%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.92%) Retail
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
12 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (54.02%) Network Engineer
2 52 (11.95%) Security Engineer
3 51 (11.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 50 (11.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 50 (11.49%) Senior Network Engineer
5 45 (10.34%) Architect
6 28 (6.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 25 (5.75%) Administrator
7 25 (5.75%) Network Architect
8 21 (4.83%) Network Administrator
9 16 (3.68%) Consultant
9 16 (3.68%) Juniper Engineer
10 14 (3.22%) Analyst
10 14 (3.22%) Design Engineer
10 14 (3.22%) IP Network Engineer
11 13 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (2.99%) WAN Engineer
12 12 (2.76%) Data Network Engineer
12 12 (2.76%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.59%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.84%) .NET
3 4 (0.92%) LDAP
3 4 (0.92%) Web Services
4 3 (0.69%) JSON
4 3 (0.69%) REST
4 3 (0.69%) XML
5 2 (0.46%) CSS
5 2 (0.46%) HTML
5 2 (0.46%) Middleware
5 2 (0.46%) SOAP
6 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.23%) HTML5
6 1 (0.23%) Node.js
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.23%) SAML
6 1 (0.23%) WSH
6 1 (0.23%) XMPP
6 1 (0.23%) XSLT
6 1 (0.23%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 101 (23.22%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.14%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.30%) Fibre Optics
6 7 (1.61%) Hedge funds
6 7 (1.61%) PKI
7 6 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) IPTV
10 2 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.46%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.46%) e-Health
10 2 (0.46%) NHS
10 2 (0.46%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.23%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.23%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.41%) Windows
2 34 (7.82%) Linux
3 21 (4.83%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (2.76%) Unix
6 8 (1.84%) CentOS
6 8 (1.84%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.38%) SUSE
7 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.92%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.69%) Android
10 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.55%) Migration
2 54 (12.41%) ITIL
3 49 (11.26%) Change Management
4 37 (8.51%) Network Design
5 36 (8.28%) Information Security
6 29 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (6.67%) SIEM
7 27 (6.21%) Network Management
8 26 (5.98%) Network Architecture
9 23 (5.29%) Project Management
10 20 (4.60%) Project Delivery
10 20 (4.60%) Service Delivery
11 19 (4.37%) Computer Science
11 19 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
11 19 (4.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (3.91%) DevOps
13 17 (3.91%) Load Balancing
14 15 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.59%) Python
2 21 (4.83%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.68%) Perl
3 16 (3.68%) SQL
4 8 (1.84%) C++
5 7 (1.61%) Java
6 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.23%) C
7 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.23%) Ruby
7 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 283 (65.06%) CCNP
2 171 (39.31%) CCNA
3 101 (23.22%) CCIE
4 40 (9.20%) Security Cleared
5 38 (8.74%) SC Cleared
6 29 (6.67%) CISSP
7 28 (6.44%) Degree
8 27 (6.21%) CCSP
8 27 (6.21%) JNCIP
9 25 (5.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 22 (5.06%) CCDP
11 20 (4.60%) CCDA
11 20 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (3.45%) MCSE
13 13 (2.99%) GIAC
14 12 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (2.53%) CCENT
15 11 (2.53%) JNCIS
16 9 (2.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 9 (2.07%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.52%) NIST
2 14 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.30%) GDPR
3 10 (2.30%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (1.84%) NCSC
5 8 (1.84%) SLA
6 7 (1.61%) HIPAA
6 7 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.46%) PMO
8 1 (0.23%) COBIT
8 1 (0.23%) HL7
8 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 36 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (5.52%) VMware NSX
4 12 (2.76%) vSphere
5 9 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.92%) XenApp
7 4 (0.92%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.23%) Docker
9 1 (0.23%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 32 (7.36%) Nagios
2 20 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.60%) Puppet
3 17 (3.91%) Ansible
4 15 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (3.22%) Cacti
5 14 (3.22%) NetMRI
5 14 (3.22%) Statseeker
5 14 (3.22%) ZABBIX
6 12 (2.76%) vCenter Server
7 11 (2.53%) Terraform
8 10 (2.30%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.38%) Iperf
10 5 (1.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.69%) SCCM
13 2 (0.46%) Nessus
Vendors
1 329 (75.63%) Cisco
2 83 (19.08%) Palo Alto
3 81 (18.62%) Juniper
4 60 (13.79%) VMware
5 46 (10.57%) Microsoft
6 44 (10.11%) CheckPoint
7 41 (9.43%) SolarWinds
8 40 (9.20%) F5
9 32 (7.36%) Fortinet
10 19 (4.37%) NetScout
11 17 (3.91%) Citrix
11 17 (3.91%) Meraki
12 16 (3.68%) Aruba
13 15 (3.45%) Dell
14 14 (3.22%) Solarflare
15 13 (2.99%) Remedy
16 8 (1.84%) NetApp
16 8 (1.84%) Riverbed
17 7 (1.61%) EMC
17 7 (1.61%) HP