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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 158 173 197
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +24
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 11 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 3.64% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 10
Median daily rate £488 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £331 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.69% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £49.19 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-61.37% +391.90%
Cisco IOS
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
478 741 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.33% 12.66% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 551 500
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 19
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £14.90 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £32.86 £41.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
4 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (50.00%) F5
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) VPN
6 6 (37.50%) OSPF
7 5 (31.25%) Network Security
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
7 5 (31.25%) LAN
7 5 (31.25%) NX-OS
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) CCIE
8 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 4 (25.00%) MPLS
8 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (18.75%) Network Design
9 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (18.75%) IPsec
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) BGP
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) OSPF
4 5 (31.25%) LAN
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 5 (31.25%) NX-OS
4 5 (31.25%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (25.00%) MPLS
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (18.75%) DHCP
6 3 (18.75%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Security Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Designer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
1 1 (6.25%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) MPEG
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) CatOS
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Korn
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCA
5 1 (6.25%) CCDA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIP
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MiFID
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Snort
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Proventia
2 1 (6.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Akamai
6 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (6.25%) Apple
6 1 (6.25%) Avaya
6 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) NetScout
6 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire