Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 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.

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

Cisco
England > London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 75 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 -7 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1,163 1,342 1,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.50% 3.30% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.21% 7.66% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 858 995
London median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £234 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £570
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 27
London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.75 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.30% +3.53% -0.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £12.54 £14.23
90th Percentile £165.00 £55.00 £54.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.44
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.42% +6.85%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,719 17,512 17,999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.19% 43.04% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,816 11,682 11,915
London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £255
90th Percentile £650 £631 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 287 315
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £52.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +8.43%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in London

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 6 months to 19 February 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 -54 196 £400 -7.25% 73
West London -16 92 £340 -11.69% 49
South London -56 45 £395 -7.06% 7
East London -9 18 £413 +11.86% 26
North London +8 17 £377 +7.52% 11
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 433 (37.23%) Firewall
2 385 (33.10%) Windows
3 331 (28.46%) Cisco Certification
4 303 (26.05%) VMware
5 276 (23.73%) WAN
6 267 (22.96%) LAN
7 245 (21.07%) Active Directory
8 239 (20.55%) Microsoft
9 229 (19.69%) Finance
9 229 (19.69%) Data Centre
10 212 (18.23%) VPN
11 200 (17.20%) CheckPoint
12 195 (16.77%) ITIL
13 194 (16.68%) CCNP
14 188 (16.17%) Windows Server
15 169 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
16 168 (14.45%) Juniper
17 165 (14.19%) Wireless
18 154 (13.24%) BGP
19 151 (12.98%) CCNA
20 150 (12.90%) Linux
21 144 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
22 143 (12.30%) DNS
23 141 (12.12%) MPLS
23 141 (12.12%) Network Security
24 136 (11.69%) Citrix
25 135 (11.61%) HP
26 132 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
27 130 (11.18%) F5
28 123 (10.58%) OSPF

Cisco
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 66 (5.67%) MS Exchange
2 54 (4.64%) Skype for Business
3 34 (2.92%) SharePoint
4 33 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (1.72%) Confluence
6 18 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (1.38%) IIS
8 13 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.52%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.34%) Apache
12 4 (0.34%) Drupal
12 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.34%) SAS
12 4 (0.34%) WordPress
13 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.26%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 89 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 23 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.43%) Vectorworks
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.26%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.17%) Revit
9 1 (0.086%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.086%) HipChat
9 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.03%) RMDS
2 5 (0.43%) Eikon
3 4 (0.34%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.17%) Relativity
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.086%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.086%) Maximo
5 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.086%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 122 (10.49%) Office 365
2 101 (8.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.81%) IaaS
5 18 (1.55%) PaaS
6 17 (1.46%) SaaS
7 14 (1.20%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.77%) npm
9 8 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.43%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.34%) G Suite
13 3 (0.26%) Akamai
13 3 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.17%) SoftLayer
15 1 (0.086%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.086%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 433 (37.23%) Firewall
2 276 (23.73%) WAN
3 267 (22.96%) LAN
4 212 (18.23%) VPN
5 165 (14.19%) Wireless
6 154 (13.24%) BGP
7 144 (12.38%) Cisco ASA
8 143 (12.30%) DNS
9 141 (12.12%) MPLS
9 141 (12.12%) Network Security
10 132 (11.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 123 (10.58%) OSPF
12 122 (10.49%) TCP/IP
13 118 (10.15%) DHCP
14 97 (8.34%) SAN
15 96 (8.25%) VoIP
16 84 (7.22%) SSL
17 79 (6.79%) Cisco IOS
17 79 (6.79%) Internet
18 69 (5.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (0.60%) Big Data
3 7 (0.60%) Blockchain
3 7 (0.60%) MySQL
4 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
4 5 (0.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.26%) OLAP
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.17%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.086%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (1.55%) JIRA
2 11 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 9 (0.77%) Cucumber
3 9 (0.77%) Grunt
3 9 (0.77%) gulp
3 9 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.77%) Subversion
3 9 (0.77%) webpack
4 8 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (0.52%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.26%) Fiddler
8 2 (0.17%) MSI
9 1 (0.086%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.086%) TeamCity
General
1 229 (19.69%) Finance
2 85 (7.31%) Banking
3 65 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.15%) Legal
5 23 (1.98%) Retail
6 17 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 15 (1.29%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.20%) French Language
9 11 (0.95%) Marketing
10 7 (0.60%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Back Office
12 4 (0.34%) Law
12 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.26%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Games
13 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.17%) Front Office
14 2 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.086%) Billing
Job Titles
1 343 (29.49%) Network Engineer
2 165 (14.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 122 (10.49%) Architect
4 114 (9.80%) Analyst
5 113 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 87 (7.48%) Support Engineer
7 77 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 73 (6.28%) Security Engineer
9 61 (5.25%) Network Security Engineer
10 56 (4.82%) Desktop Support
11 53 (4.56%) Project Manager
12 51 (4.39%) Consultant
13 50 (4.30%) Network Architect
14 46 (3.96%) Support Analyst
15 42 (3.61%) Senior Network Engineer
16 37 (3.18%) 2nd Line Support
17 36 (3.10%) Windows Engineer
18 34 (2.92%) Service Analyst
19 33 (2.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 33 (2.84%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.67%) 802.1X
2 24 (2.06%) Web Services
3 17 (1.46%) XMPP
4 16 (1.38%) XML
5 14 (1.20%) HTML
6 13 (1.12%) Node.js
7 12 (1.03%) HTML5
7 12 (1.03%) JSON
8 10 (0.86%) CSS
8 10 (0.86%) RESTful
9 9 (0.77%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.77%) CSS3
9 9 (0.77%) React
9 9 (0.77%) Velocity
10 7 (0.60%) .NET
10 7 (0.60%) X-Windows
11 6 (0.52%) LDAP
12 5 (0.43%) Middleware
12 5 (0.43%) REST
13 4 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 229 (19.69%) Data Centre
2 59 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 42 (3.61%) Replication
4 40 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 39 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 26 (2.24%) PKI
7 22 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 20 (1.72%) EMC VNX
9 19 (1.63%) EMC VMAX
10 17 (1.46%) Private Cloud
11 16 (1.38%) Clustering
12 15 (1.29%) iPhone
13 14 (1.20%) Video on Demand
14 12 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (0.95%) iPad
15 11 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
16 10 (0.86%) NHS
17 9 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
18 8 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 385 (33.10%) Windows
2 188 (16.17%) Windows Server
3 150 (12.90%) Linux
4 117 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (7.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 79 (6.79%) Windows 7
7 61 (5.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 61 (5.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 57 (4.90%) Windows 10
9 50 (4.30%) Unix
10 42 (3.61%) CentOS
11 30 (2.58%) Android
12 17 (1.46%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 13 (1.12%) Windows 2000
15 12 (1.03%) Solaris
16 10 (0.86%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
17 9 (0.77%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.60%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (16.77%) ITIL
2 102 (8.77%) Network Design
3 95 (8.17%) Change Management
4 92 (7.91%) Migration
4 92 (7.91%) Project Management
5 69 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
7 60 (5.16%) High Availability
8 56 (4.82%) Information Security
9 54 (4.64%) Open Source
10 51 (4.39%) Load Balancing
11 50 (4.30%) Service Management
12 48 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 48 (4.13%) Network Architecture
13 47 (4.04%) Change Control
13 47 (4.04%) Cybersecurity
14 45 (3.87%) DevOps
15 40 (3.44%) Network Management
15 40 (3.44%) Service Delivery
15 40 (3.44%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 72 (6.19%) SQL
2 66 (5.67%) PowerShell
3 40 (3.44%) Python
4 26 (2.24%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.12%) Perl
6 12 (1.03%) Java
6 12 (1.03%) VBScript
7 10 (0.86%) C
8 9 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 7 (0.60%) Ruby
10 4 (0.34%) PHP
11 1 (0.086%) VBA
Qualifications
1 331 (28.46%) Cisco Certification
2 194 (16.68%) CCNP
3 151 (12.98%) CCNA
4 121 (10.40%) Security Cleared
5 99 (8.51%) CCIE
6 87 (7.48%) Degree
7 82 (7.05%) SC Cleared
8 66 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (4.39%) MCSE
10 32 (2.75%) CISSP
10 32 (2.75%) MCP
11 29 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (2.32%) CCSE
12 27 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
14 19 (1.63%) DV Cleared
15 18 (1.55%) CCDP
15 18 (1.55%) CISM
16 17 (1.46%) CCSA
17 15 (1.29%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.53%) SLA
2 32 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (2.32%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.20%) GDPR
5 12 (1.03%) RMADS
6 8 (0.69%) GCP
7 7 (0.60%) PMO
8 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.43%) QA
9 4 (0.34%) GAAP
10 3 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.26%) NIST 800
11 2 (0.17%) COBIT
11 2 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.086%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.086%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.086%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (21.07%) Active Directory
2 169 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (8.94%) Hyper-V
4 71 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
5 59 (5.07%) vSphere
6 26 (2.24%) XenApp
7 25 (2.15%) VMware NSX
8 16 (1.38%) NFS
9 15 (1.29%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.20%) ProxySG
11 13 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (1.03%) Samba
12 12 (1.03%) vCloud
12 12 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.77%) BitLocker
13 9 (0.77%) Docker
13 9 (0.77%) Firmware
14 7 (0.60%) SRDF
14 7 (0.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (7.22%) SCCM
2 39 (3.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 30 (2.58%) Nagios
4 27 (2.32%) Cisco Prime
5 26 (2.24%) WMI
6 25 (2.15%) SCOM
7 22 (1.89%) Ansible
7 22 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (1.72%) FortiGate
8 20 (1.72%) Nessus
9 17 (1.46%) EMC VPLEX
10 13 (1.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (1.03%) NetBackup
11 12 (1.03%) vRealize
12 11 (0.95%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.95%) Puppet
12 11 (0.95%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.95%) WSUS
13 9 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 303 (26.05%) VMware
2 239 (20.55%) Microsoft
3 200 (17.20%) CheckPoint
4 168 (14.45%) Juniper
5 136 (11.69%) Citrix
6 135 (11.61%) HP
7 130 (11.18%) F5
8 100 (8.60%) Palo Alto
9 73 (6.28%) SolarWinds
10 64 (5.50%) Fortinet
11 63 (5.42%) NetApp
12 49 (4.21%) EMC
13 47 (4.04%) Splunk
14 44 (3.78%) Avaya
15 43 (3.70%) Dell
16 42 (3.61%) Meraki
17 39 (3.35%) Apple
18 36 (3.10%) Bloomberg
19 32 (2.75%) Blue Coat
19 32 (2.75%) Brocade