The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / London
Rank 82 72 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 -23  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 589 695 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.06% 3.14% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 7.24% 7.64% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 456 568
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 22
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +23.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.30 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.00 £41.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8132 9100 9456
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.25% 41.10% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5450 6064 6121
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 205
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in London

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in London

Cisco
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 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 89 £425 +3.34% 58
Croydon +23 18 £450 +5.88% 2
New Malden - 6 - -
Feltham +1 4 £422 +91.98% 2
Bromley +8 3 £325 +30.00%
Chiswick +2 2 £185 -
Harrow 0 2 £438 +4.16%
Canary Wharf -4 2 £493 -1.50%
Docklands, London -5 2 £560 +6.66%
West End of London +2 1 £425 +77.08% 6
Hammersmith +1 1 - -
Hayes 0 1 £565 +0.44%
Hillingdon -1 1 £315 +14.54%
Hounslow -5 1 £312 -44.53%
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Greenwich - 1 £140 -
Brentford - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 547 (42.67%) Firewall
2 453 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
3 386 (30.11%) WAN
4 364 (28.39%) LAN
5 363 (28.32%) Windows
6 345 (26.91%) VMware
7 314 (24.49%) CCNP
8 281 (21.92%) Microsoft
9 279 (21.76%) CheckPoint
10 266 (20.75%) Finance
11 244 (19.03%) Juniper
12 236 (18.41%) Wireless
13 235 (18.33%) VPN
14 233 (18.17%) Data Centre
15 228 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
16 227 (17.71%) Network Security
17 221 (17.24%) Active Directory
18 207 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 206 (16.07%) TCP/IP
20 198 (15.44%) Linux
21 187 (14.59%) CCNA
22 186 (14.51%) Citrix
23 174 (13.57%) ITIL
24 171 (13.34%) Windows Server
25 169 (13.18%) MPLS
26 161 (12.56%) BGP
27 160 (12.48%) Palo Alto
28 157 (12.25%) OSPF
29 153 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
30 149 (11.62%) F5

Cisco
Top Related 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 85 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 78 (6.08%) Skype for Business
3 51 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (2.50%) IIS
5 31 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (1.95%) Apache
6 25 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 17 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.86%) IBM Notes
11 10 (0.78%) Confluence
12 9 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (0.55%) CMS
14 7 (0.55%) DataSynapse
14 7 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 105 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 104 (8.11%) MS Office
3 22 (1.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.23%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) InDesign
5 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.078%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) Eikon
2 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.078%) assyst
3 1 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (5.38%) Office 365
4 21 (1.64%) SaaS
5 18 (1.40%) IaaS
6 12 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.94%) PaaS
7 10 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.55%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.39%) Akamai
10 4 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.31%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.16%) G Suite
11 2 (0.16%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.078%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.078%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.078%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 547 (42.67%) Firewall
2 386 (30.11%) WAN
3 364 (28.39%) LAN
4 236 (18.41%) Wireless
5 235 (18.33%) VPN
6 228 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
7 227 (17.71%) Network Security
8 206 (16.07%) TCP/IP
9 169 (13.18%) MPLS
10 161 (12.56%) BGP
11 157 (12.25%) OSPF
12 153 (11.93%) Cisco Nexus
13 146 (11.39%) DNS
14 116 (9.05%) Cisco IOS
15 113 (8.81%) SAN
16 108 (8.42%) VoIP
17 106 (8.27%) DHCP
18 80 (6.24%) IPsec
19 72 (5.62%) Internet
19 72 (5.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.86%) Hadoop
6 10 (0.78%) MySQL
7 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.62%) HBase
9 6 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.47%) Big Data
10 4 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.23%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.16%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.16%) DB2
12 2 (0.16%) GIS
12 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.078%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.078%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (1.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.01%) JIRA
3 12 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (0.70%) Vagrant
4 9 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.23%) GitLab
6 1 (0.078%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.078%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.078%) Hudson
General
1 266 (20.75%) Finance
2 112 (8.74%) Banking
3 51 (3.98%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.73%) Retail
5 30 (2.34%) Law
6 29 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 23 (1.79%) Legal
8 18 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.70%) Advertising
11 8 (0.62%) Marketing
11 8 (0.62%) Military
12 6 (0.47%) French Language
12 6 (0.47%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.39%) Back Office
13 5 (0.39%) Games
13 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.31%) Billing
14 4 (0.31%) Publishing
15 3 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 363 (28.32%) Network Engineer
2 176 (13.73%) Architect
3 165 (12.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 133 (10.37%) Analyst
5 111 (8.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 85 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 79 (6.16%) Consultant
8 77 (6.01%) Network Architect
9 73 (5.69%) Senior Network Engineer
10 71 (5.54%) Administrator
11 67 (5.23%) Security Engineer
12 64 (4.99%) Support Engineer
13 61 (4.76%) Project Manager
14 58 (4.52%) Support Analyst
15 53 (4.13%) Network Security Engineer
16 47 (3.67%) Network Analyst
17 44 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
18 42 (3.28%) Network Support
18 42 (3.28%) Voice Engineer
19 40 (3.12%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (5.46%) 802.1X
2 43 (3.35%) XMPP
3 27 (2.11%) Web Services
4 18 (1.40%) Middleware
5 10 (0.78%) Software Packaging
6 8 (0.62%) HTML
6 8 (0.62%) MSMQ
6 8 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (0.62%) XML
7 7 (0.55%) Rendezvous
7 7 (0.55%) XSLT
8 6 (0.47%) SAML
9 5 (0.39%) COM
9 5 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.39%) LAMP
10 4 (0.31%) CSS
10 4 (0.31%) SOAP
11 3 (0.23%) OpenID
11 3 (0.23%) SailPoint
11 3 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 233 (18.17%) Data Centre
2 105 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (5.07%) Video Conferencing
4 44 (3.43%) Blackberry
5 43 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 39 (3.04%) Clustering
7 28 (2.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 18 (1.40%) Replication
9 18 (1.40%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.17%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 12 (0.94%) EMC VNX
12 12 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (0.86%) BYOD
13 11 (0.86%) NHS
13 11 (0.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 10 (0.78%) Handset
14 10 (0.78%) IVR
14 10 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 363 (28.32%) Windows
2 198 (15.44%) Linux
3 171 (13.34%) Windows Server
4 91 (7.10%) Windows 7
5 84 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 82 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 76 (5.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 70 (5.46%) Unix
9 49 (3.82%) Windows 10
10 48 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (2.34%) Solaris
12 28 (2.18%) Android
13 26 (2.03%) Mac OS X
14 19 (1.48%) CentOS
15 14 (1.09%) Windows 8
15 14 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 12 (0.94%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.94%) SUSE
17 7 (0.55%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (13.57%) ITIL
2 106 (8.27%) Migration
3 93 (7.25%) Network Design
4 87 (6.79%) Network Management
5 82 (6.40%) Load Balancing
6 72 (5.62%) Project Management
7 69 (5.38%) Change Management
8 54 (4.21%) Information Security
9 52 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (3.98%) DevOps
11 50 (3.90%) Service Management
12 47 (3.67%) Network Architecture
13 44 (3.43%) Configuration Management
14 42 (3.28%) High Availability
15 39 (3.04%) Disaster Recovery
15 39 (3.04%) PRINCE2
16 37 (2.89%) Problem Management
17 36 (2.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 33 (2.57%) Validation
19 28 (2.18%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 81 (6.32%) SQL
2 67 (5.23%) PowerShell
3 49 (3.82%) Python
4 31 (2.42%) Perl
5 25 (1.95%) C
5 25 (1.95%) Java
6 15 (1.17%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.70%) C#
7 9 (0.70%) VB
8 8 (0.62%) Korn
9 7 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.47%) PHP
11 5 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.23%) C++
13 2 (0.16%) Lisp
13 2 (0.16%) R
13 2 (0.16%) Ruby
13 2 (0.16%) Scala
13 2 (0.16%) VBScript
14 1 (0.078%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 453 (35.34%) Cisco Certification
2 314 (24.49%) CCNP
3 187 (14.59%) CCNA
4 147 (11.47%) Security Cleared
5 139 (10.84%) CCIE
6 118 (9.20%) SC Cleared
7 64 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (2.73%) MCSE
9 34 (2.65%) Degree
10 30 (2.34%) CCSA
11 28 (2.18%) CCDP
11 28 (2.18%) CISSP
12 25 (1.95%) JNCIP
13 24 (1.87%) JNCIS
14 23 (1.79%) CCSE
15 22 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.64%) MCP
17 20 (1.56%) JNCIA
17 20 (1.56%) MCSA
18 19 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.12%) SLA
2 32 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 25 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.62%) QA
5 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.23%) GPG13
8 3 (0.23%) PMO
9 2 (0.16%) BS25999
9 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.078%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.078%) RMADS
System Software
1 221 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 207 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (6.71%) Hyper-V
4 55 (4.29%) vSphere
5 49 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (2.50%) XenApp
7 21 (1.64%) NFS
7 21 (1.64%) vCloud
8 17 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (1.17%) KVM
10 14 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
11 13 (1.01%) ProxySG
11 13 (1.01%) VMware ESX
11 13 (1.01%) Xen
12 11 (0.86%) Firmware
12 11 (0.86%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.86%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.78%) SRDF
14 8 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (4.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (3.82%) SCCM
3 47 (3.67%) FortiGate
4 43 (3.35%) Puppet
5 37 (2.89%) Nagios
6 36 (2.81%) Cisco UCCX
7 29 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
8 28 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (1.25%) Nessus
9 16 (1.25%) ZABBIX
10 15 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
10 15 (1.17%) SCOM
10 15 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 14 (1.09%) AirWatch
12 12 (0.94%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
12 12 (0.94%) Forum Sentry
12 12 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
13 10 (0.78%) Ansible
14 9 (0.70%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 345 (26.91%) VMware
2 281 (21.92%) Microsoft
3 279 (21.76%) CheckPoint
4 244 (19.03%) Juniper
5 186 (14.51%) Citrix
6 160 (12.48%) Palo Alto
7 149 (11.62%) F5
8 105 (8.19%) HP
9 82 (6.40%) SolarWinds
10 77 (6.01%) Fortinet
11 70 (5.46%) Red Hat
12 67 (5.23%) Blue Coat
13 66 (5.15%) EMC
14 54 (4.21%) Oracle
15 52 (4.06%) NetApp
16 48 (3.74%) Dell
17 42 (3.28%) Avaya
17 42 (3.28%) Riverbed
18 36 (2.81%) Meraki
18 36 (2.81%) Symantec
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