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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 117 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 12 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.48% 0.11% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.95% 0.41% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate £415 £525 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.95% +123.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £525 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £525 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £26.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+63.80% +162.50%
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
616 739 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.68% 26.19% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 320 241
Average daily rate £375 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 37
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £32.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 9 £378 - 1
Slough +10 1 - - 1
Cisco IOS
South East

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (63.64%) CCNP
4 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (40.91%) BGP
7 8 (36.36%) OSPF
7 8 (36.36%) CCNA
8 7 (31.82%) Internet
9 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
10 5 (22.73%) Frame Relay
10 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
10 5 (22.73%) Broadband
10 5 (22.73%) ISDN
10 5 (22.73%) WAN
10 5 (22.73%) IOS XR
10 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
10 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
11 4 (18.18%) Juniper
11 4 (18.18%) Nokia
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
11 4 (18.18%) Project Management
11 4 (18.18%) Wireless
11 4 (18.18%) Firewall
12 3 (13.64%) DNS

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (50.00%) MPLS
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (40.91%) BGP
4 8 (36.36%) OSPF
5 7 (31.82%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Broadband
6 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
6 5 (22.73%) Frame Relay
6 5 (22.73%) IOS XR
6 5 (22.73%) ISDN
6 5 (22.73%) NX-OS
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (18.18%) Firewall
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
7 4 (18.18%) Wireless
8 3 (13.64%) DNS
8 3 (13.64%) Junos
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support
5 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Eurex
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (63.64%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) CCDA
6 1 (4.55%) CCENT
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
2 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 4 (18.18%) Nokia
3 2 (9.09%) F5
3 2 (9.09%) Huawei
3 2 (9.09%) Nortel
4 1 (4.55%) Apple
4 1 (4.55%) Avaya
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Mitel
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) VMware