The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 180 207 211
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 14 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.12% 1.36% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £360 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £299
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +19.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+107.31% -18.00%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
659 806 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.58% 11.42% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 525 617
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 41
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.49 £60.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Cisco IOS
London

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (64.52%) LAN
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (45.16%) Firewall
5 14 (45.16%) BGP
5 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (45.16%) VPN
6 13 (41.94%) OSPF
6 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
7 12 (38.71%) VLAN
7 12 (38.71%) Network Security
8 11 (35.48%) CCNP
9 10 (32.26%) F5
10 9 (29.03%) HSRP
10 9 (29.03%) MPLS
10 9 (29.03%) Wireless
11 8 (25.81%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
12 7 (22.58%) WLAN
12 7 (22.58%) Linux
13 6 (19.35%) DHCP
13 6 (19.35%) DNS
13 6 (19.35%) Juniper
13 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
14 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (6.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) WAN
3 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
3 14 (45.16%) VPN
3 14 (45.16%) BGP
3 14 (45.16%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) OSPF
5 12 (38.71%) VLAN
5 12 (38.71%) Network Security
6 9 (29.03%) HSRP
6 9 (29.03%) Wireless
6 9 (29.03%) MPLS
7 7 (22.58%) WLAN
7 7 (22.58%) EIGRP
7 7 (22.58%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (19.35%) DNS
8 6 (19.35%) DHCP
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) JMeter
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.90%) Banking
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Network Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Consultant
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) DCOM
1 1 (3.23%) SOAP
1 1 (3.23%) CORBA
1 1 (3.23%) Xerces
1 1 (3.23%) Xalan
1 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.23%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.23%) FMCG
3 1 (3.23%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Debian
4 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (3.23%) SUSE
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.68%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (9.68%) Network Management
2 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.68%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.23%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) Perl
2 2 (6.45%) C
2 2 (6.45%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) Korn
2 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) C-shell
3 1 (3.23%) Lisp
3 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 4 (12.90%) CCVP
4 3 (9.68%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCIE
4 3 (9.68%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) MCSA
5 2 (6.45%) CCSE
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Snort
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Squid
3 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
3 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.23%) OpenSSH
4 1 (3.23%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.23%) Xen
4 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) qmail
4 1 (3.23%) NFS
4 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) OpenView
2 2 (6.45%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.23%) DameWare
3 1 (3.23%) OVSD
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Cacti
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) CheckPoint
3 10 (32.26%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) Juniper
5 5 (16.13%) Riverbed
5 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
6 4 (12.90%) Speakerbus
6 4 (12.90%) Aruba
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.68%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Polycom
8 2 (6.45%) Nokia
8 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (6.45%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) IBM
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 2 (6.45%) Bomgar