Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Cisco
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 69 63
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1233 1608 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.62% 3.57% 3.34%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% 8.31% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 1027 1057
London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £250 £213
90th Percentile £560 £588 £550
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 31 30
London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £15.37 £11.38 £11.23
90th Percentile £165.00 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £21.28 £24.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.16% +13.82% +7.46%

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 19066 19354 19623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.48% 42.91% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12961 12877 12998
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 285 393
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.80%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.19
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -36 237 £425 -5.03% 31
West London -9 80 £340 -19.05% 11
South London -67 29 £288 -36.11% 4
East London -29 17 £470 +41.89% 13
North London -6 12 £375 - 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 451 (36.58%) Firewall
2 424 (34.39%) Windows
3 383 (31.06%) Cisco Certification
4 308 (24.98%) VMware
5 299 (24.25%) WAN
6 292 (23.68%) LAN
7 262 (21.25%) Microsoft
7 262 (21.25%) Data Centre
8 260 (21.09%) Active Directory
9 253 (20.52%) Finance
10 232 (18.82%) CCNP
11 215 (17.44%) Windows Server
12 197 (15.98%) VPN
12 197 (15.98%) CheckPoint
13 189 (15.33%) Wireless
14 181 (14.68%) ITIL
15 176 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
16 171 (13.87%) Citrix
17 170 (13.79%) Linux
18 167 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
19 159 (12.90%) Network Security
20 158 (12.81%) Juniper
21 157 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
22 149 (12.08%) Migration
22 149 (12.08%) BGP
22 149 (12.08%) HP
23 145 (11.76%) MPLS
24 137 (11.11%) DNS
25 136 (11.03%) CCNA
26 134 (10.87%) CCIE

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 73 (5.92%) Skype for Business
2 72 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 40 (3.24%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.27%) IIS
5 24 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 24 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (1.38%) IBM Notes
7 14 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.05%) CMS
9 12 (0.97%) Confluence
10 10 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.65%) Apache
12 6 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.41%) nginx
13 5 (0.41%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 92 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 34 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.081%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.081%) HipChat
7 1 (0.081%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Eikon
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.24%) Maximo
4 3 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.24%) RMDS
5 2 (0.16%) Summit
6 1 (0.081%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.081%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 122 (9.89%) Office 365
2 103 (8.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.70%) IaaS
5 18 (1.46%) PaaS
6 16 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.05%) Mimecast
8 11 (0.89%) SaaS
9 10 (0.81%) npm
10 5 (0.41%) G Suite
11 4 (0.32%) Akamai
11 4 (0.32%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.081%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.081%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 451 (36.58%) Firewall
2 299 (24.25%) WAN
3 292 (23.68%) LAN
4 197 (15.98%) VPN
5 189 (15.33%) Wireless
6 167 (13.54%) Cisco ASA
7 159 (12.90%) Network Security
8 157 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
9 149 (12.08%) BGP
10 145 (11.76%) MPLS
11 137 (11.11%) DNS
12 132 (10.71%) TCP/IP
13 123 (9.98%) OSPF
14 120 (9.73%) Cisco IOS
15 119 (9.65%) VoIP
16 115 (9.33%) SAN
17 106 (8.60%) DHCP
18 103 (8.35%) EIGRP
19 76 (6.16%) WLAN
20 75 (6.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (0.89%) MySQL
4 8 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (0.57%) Big Data
6 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.41%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.24%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.16%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.081%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.081%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.081%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.081%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 11 (0.89%) JIRA
2 10 (0.81%) Cucumber
2 10 (0.81%) Grunt
2 10 (0.81%) gulp
2 10 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 10 (0.81%) Subversion
2 10 (0.81%) webpack
3 9 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.081%) MSI
6 1 (0.081%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 253 (20.52%) Finance
2 130 (10.54%) Banking
3 65 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 32 (2.60%) Retail
5 29 (2.35%) Investment Banking
6 19 (1.54%) Legal
7 16 (1.30%) Law
8 10 (0.81%) Marketing
9 9 (0.73%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.49%) Advertising
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.41%) French Language
12 4 (0.32%) Billing
13 3 (0.24%) Back Office
13 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Front Office
14 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 368 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 215 (17.44%) Cisco Engineer
3 151 (12.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 121 (9.81%) Analyst
5 109 (8.84%) Architect
6 108 (8.76%) Support Engineer
7 81 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 67 (5.43%) Security Engineer
9 62 (5.03%) Consultant
10 59 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
11 56 (4.54%) Voice Engineer
12 52 (4.22%) Network Architect
13 50 (4.06%) Network Security Engineer
14 48 (3.89%) Desktop Support
15 43 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
15 43 (3.49%) Support Analyst
16 38 (3.08%) IT Support
16 38 (3.08%) Project Manager
17 37 (3.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
18 36 (2.92%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 27 (2.19%) XMPP
3 20 (1.62%) Web Services
4 11 (0.89%) HTML
4 11 (0.89%) RESTful
5 10 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 10 (0.81%) CSS
5 10 (0.81%) CSS3
5 10 (0.81%) HTML5
5 10 (0.81%) JSON
5 10 (0.81%) Node.js
5 10 (0.81%) React
5 10 (0.81%) Velocity
5 10 (0.81%) XML
6 7 (0.57%) Middleware
7 5 (0.41%) REST
7 5 (0.41%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.32%) .NET
8 4 (0.32%) LAMP
8 4 (0.32%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 262 (21.25%) Data Centre
2 69 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.89%) Management Information System
4 39 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 38 (3.08%) Video Conferencing
6 36 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 31 (2.51%) Clustering
7 31 (2.51%) PKI
8 29 (2.35%) Replication
9 20 (1.62%) BYOD
10 18 (1.46%) Private Cloud
11 17 (1.38%) EMC VNX
11 17 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 14 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.05%) Video on Demand
14 11 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.89%) NHS
14 11 (0.89%) Reinsurance
15 10 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 424 (34.39%) Windows
2 215 (17.44%) Windows Server
3 170 (13.79%) Linux
4 131 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 85 (6.89%) Windows 7
6 79 (6.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (5.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (3.89%) Windows 10
10 47 (3.81%) CentOS
10 47 (3.81%) Unix
11 42 (3.41%) Android
12 22 (1.78%) Mac OS X
13 19 (1.54%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.05%) Solaris
15 11 (0.89%) Data ONTAP
16 9 (0.73%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.65%) Windows 2000
18 7 (0.57%) VMS
19 6 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (14.68%) ITIL
2 149 (12.08%) Migration
3 113 (9.16%) Network Design
4 85 (6.89%) Change Management
5 74 (6.00%) Information Security
6 67 (5.43%) Project Management
7 63 (5.11%) High Availability
7 63 (5.11%) Network Monitoring
8 58 (4.70%) Cybersecurity
9 55 (4.46%) DevOps
10 51 (4.14%) Load Balancing
10 51 (4.14%) Open Source
11 50 (4.06%) Agile Software Development
12 49 (3.97%) Network Management
13 42 (3.41%) Patch Management
13 42 (3.41%) SIEM
14 38 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
14 38 (3.08%) Service Delivery
15 37 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 37 (3.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (6.08%) PowerShell
2 71 (5.76%) SQL
3 35 (2.84%) Python
4 32 (2.60%) Bash Shell
5 31 (2.51%) Perl
6 11 (0.89%) Java
7 10 (0.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.57%) C
8 7 (0.57%) Ruby
9 6 (0.49%) VBScript
10 3 (0.24%) Korn
11 1 (0.081%) PHP
11 1 (0.081%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.081%) VBA
Qualifications
1 383 (31.06%) Cisco Certification
2 232 (18.82%) CCNP
3 136 (11.03%) CCNA
4 134 (10.87%) CCIE
5 89 (7.22%) Security Cleared
6 85 (6.89%) Degree
7 56 (4.54%) SC Cleared
8 53 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (2.84%) MCSE
10 26 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (2.03%) CISSP
12 24 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
13 22 (1.78%) CCVP
14 21 (1.70%) MCP
15 20 (1.62%) CCSE
16 19 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 18 (1.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
18 17 (1.38%) CISM
19 14 (1.14%) GIAC
19 14 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (3.16%) SLA
3 24 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.89%) NIST 800
5 9 (0.73%) GDPR
6 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (0.57%) PMO
6 7 (0.57%) RMADS
7 5 (0.41%) HMG Infosec
8 4 (0.32%) COBIT
9 3 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.24%) QA
10 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.081%) GCP
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 260 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 176 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 108 (8.76%) Hyper-V
4 75 (6.08%) VMware ESXi
5 74 (6.00%) vSphere
6 27 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (2.19%) XenApp
7 24 (1.95%) VMware NSX
8 18 (1.46%) XenDesktop
9 13 (1.05%) iptables
9 13 (1.05%) NFS
9 13 (1.05%) ProxySG
10 11 (0.89%) Samba
10 11 (0.89%) vCloud
11 9 (0.73%) Docker
11 9 (0.73%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 66 (5.35%) SCCM
2 63 (5.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 31 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
4 30 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 24 (1.95%) Puppet
7 23 (1.87%) WMI
8 21 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
9 20 (1.62%) SCOM
10 17 (1.38%) vCenter Server
11 16 (1.30%) FortiGate
12 15 (1.22%) Nagios
12 15 (1.22%) Nessus
13 14 (1.14%) Backup Exec
13 14 (1.14%) NetBackup
13 14 (1.14%) vRealize
14 13 (1.05%) Ansible
14 13 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
15 11 (0.89%) Cacti
15 11 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 308 (24.98%) VMware
2 262 (21.25%) Microsoft
3 197 (15.98%) CheckPoint
4 171 (13.87%) Citrix
5 158 (12.81%) Juniper
6 149 (12.08%) HP
7 125 (10.14%) Palo Alto
8 95 (7.70%) SolarWinds
9 94 (7.62%) F5
10 81 (6.57%) NetApp
11 61 (4.95%) EMC
12 54 (4.38%) Riverbed
13 53 (4.30%) Dell
14 51 (4.14%) Fortinet
15 50 (4.06%) Red Hat
16 48 (3.89%) Splunk
17 47 (3.81%) Avaya
18 45 (3.65%) Meraki
19 41 (3.33%) Blue Coat
20 32 (2.60%) Apple