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 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 173 193 199
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 27 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.79% 2.51% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.39% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £400 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+391.90% -69.23%
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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
713 716 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.84% 11.70% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 524 560
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £27.50 £135.00
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 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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 37 (61.67%) Firewall
3 36 (60.00%) F5
4 32 (53.33%) OSPF
4 32 (53.33%) BGP
5 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (43.33%) DNS
7 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
8 24 (40.00%) CCNP
9 23 (38.33%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (36.67%) Linux
10 22 (36.67%) Finance
11 21 (35.00%) VMware
11 21 (35.00%) DHCP
12 20 (33.33%) BIG-IP
12 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (31.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (31.67%) CCSE
14 18 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 18 (30.00%) Network Security
15 17 (28.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (28.33%) WAN
16 16 (26.67%) LAN
16 16 (26.67%) Blue Coat
17 15 (25.00%) NetScreen
17 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
17 15 (25.00%) Infoblox
18 14 (23.33%) Citrix
19 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
19 13 (21.67%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (61.67%) Firewall
2 32 (53.33%) OSPF
2 32 (53.33%) BGP
3 26 (43.33%) DNS
4 23 (38.33%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (35.00%) DHCP
6 20 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 19 (31.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (30.00%) Network Security
9 17 (28.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (28.33%) WAN
10 16 (26.67%) LAN
11 15 (25.00%) NetScreen
12 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
12 13 (21.67%) VPN
12 13 (21.67%) DMVPN
13 10 (16.67%) Internet
14 8 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 8 (13.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Network Specialist
3 12 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 12 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Network Security Manager
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.67%) iPad
7 1 (1.67%) RMADS
7 1 (1.67%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) CESG
7 1 (1.67%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Debian
4 6 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (21.67%) E-Commerce
3 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.00%) Line Management
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Network Management
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL
6 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 2 (3.33%) Network Design
7 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 2 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.67%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) C
2 2 (3.33%) Python
2 2 (3.33%) Lisp
3 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.00%) CCNP
3 19 (31.67%) CCSE
4 10 (16.67%) MCSE
4 10 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.33%) MCSA
6 7 (11.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (6.67%) CCSA
7 4 (6.67%) CISSP
8 3 (5.00%) CCNA
8 3 (5.00%) CCIE
9 2 (3.33%) CISM
10 1 (1.67%) Degree
10 1 (1.67%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Snort
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) XenMobile
1 1 (1.67%) Casper Suite
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
1 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 36 (60.00%) F5
3 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 21 (35.00%) VMware
5 16 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 15 (25.00%) Infoblox
7 14 (23.33%) Citrix
8 13 (21.67%) Imperva
9 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.67%) Juniper
11 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
11 7 (11.67%) HP
12 4 (6.67%) Reuters
12 4 (6.67%) Bloomberg
13 3 (5.00%) Sourcefire
14 2 (3.33%) Brocade
14 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
14 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.67%) Aerohive Networks
15 1 (1.67%) Prolexic
City, London
Harrington Starr
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