The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 119 123 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 6 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 0.91% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +21.00%
Cisco IOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
659 661 1074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.95% 26.14% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 211 225
Average daily rate £350 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Berkshire region.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 3 - - 2
Slough - 1 - - 3
Bracknell - - - -
Cisco IOS
South East

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 4 (44.44%) Xen
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 3 (33.33%) Nessus
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Network Management
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 1 (11.11%) GGSN
5 1 (11.11%) SGSN
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco IOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ISDN
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
1 1 (11.11%) TACACS
1 1 (11.11%) Frame Relay
1 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
1 1 (11.11%) GGSN
1 1 (11.11%) SGSN
1 1 (11.11%) Junos
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIP
3 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Ericsson