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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank - 122 114
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.077% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.34% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £190 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+391.90% -69.23%
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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
640 581 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.34% 22.31% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 199 184
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 16
Average hourly rate £36.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (50.00%) TACACS
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) TACACS
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 2 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) VMware