The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 189 206 190
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 17 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 1.42% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £376 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -20.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £360 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £415 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.92% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -31.42%
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London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
738 774 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.06% 11.33% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 500 576
Average daily rate £388 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 49
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.56 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (77.50%) Firewall
3 27 (67.50%) CheckPoint
3 27 (67.50%) F5
4 22 (55.00%) LAN
5 20 (50.00%) WAN
6 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (42.50%) OSPF
7 17 (42.50%) BGP
7 17 (42.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 16 (40.00%) Juniper
8 16 (40.00%) CCNP
9 15 (37.50%) VPN
9 15 (37.50%) Finance
9 15 (37.50%) Network Security
10 14 (35.00%) Banking
11 13 (32.50%) Blue Coat
11 13 (32.50%) Internet
11 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
12 11 (27.50%) CCSE
12 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (25.00%) VLAN
14 9 (22.50%) Sourcefire
14 9 (22.50%) DHCP
14 9 (22.50%) DNS
15 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
16 7 (17.50%) SSL
16 7 (17.50%) VRRP
16 7 (17.50%) HSRP

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (77.50%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) LAN
3 20 (50.00%) WAN
4 17 (42.50%) OSPF
4 17 (42.50%) BGP
4 17 (42.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (37.50%) VPN
5 15 (37.50%) Network Security
6 13 (32.50%) Internet
6 13 (32.50%) TCP/IP
7 10 (25.00%) VLAN
8 9 (22.50%) DHCP
8 9 (22.50%) DNS
9 7 (17.50%) SSL
9 7 (17.50%) VRRP
9 7 (17.50%) HSRP
10 6 (15.00%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (12.50%) BIG-IP
11 5 (12.50%) EIGRP
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Spanish Language
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Security Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Voice Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.00%) Network Management
7 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.50%) Line Management
8 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (40.00%) CCNP
3 11 (27.50%) CCSE
4 6 (15.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) CCSA
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.00%) CISSP
7 2 (5.00%) CISM
7 2 (5.00%) CCVP
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.50%) MCITP
8 1 (2.50%) CCIE
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.50%) Snort
4 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (67.50%) CheckPoint
2 27 (67.50%) F5
3 16 (40.00%) Juniper
4 13 (32.50%) Blue Coat
5 9 (22.50%) Sourcefire
6 3 (7.50%) HP
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) McAfee
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) Dell
7 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (5.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.00%) Imperva
7 2 (5.00%) Kaseya
7 2 (5.00%) Speakerbus
8 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.50%) Computacenter