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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 187 204 206
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 12 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.26% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £246 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £360 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+12.04% -26.36%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Cisco IOS
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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 30 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 30 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 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) LAN
3 19 (57.58%) WAN
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (45.45%) Firewall
6 14 (42.42%) BGP
6 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
7 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 13 (39.39%) OSPF
7 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
8 12 (36.36%) Network Security
9 11 (33.33%) VLAN
9 11 (33.33%) CCNP
10 10 (30.30%) F5
11 9 (27.27%) MPLS
11 9 (27.27%) Wireless
12 8 (24.24%) WLAN
12 8 (24.24%) HSRP
12 8 (24.24%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (21.21%) DHCP
13 7 (21.21%) DNS
13 7 (21.21%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Windows
14 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
14 6 (18.18%) Juniper
14 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (15.15%) Riverbed

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) Apache
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) WAN
3 15 (45.45%) Firewall
4 14 (42.42%) BGP
4 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (39.39%) VPN
5 13 (39.39%) OSPF
6 12 (36.36%) Network Security
7 11 (33.33%) VLAN
8 9 (27.27%) MPLS
8 9 (27.27%) Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) WLAN
9 8 (24.24%) HSRP
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (21.21%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (21.21%) DHCP
10 7 (21.21%) DNS
11 6 (18.18%) EIGRP
12 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) KDB
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) JMeter
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Network Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Architect
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Management Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Administrator
4 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Xerces
1 1 (3.03%) Xalan
1 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (3.03%) XMPP
1 1 (3.03%) wxWidgets
1 1 (3.03%) DCOM
1 1 (3.03%) SOAP
1 1 (3.03%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows
3 4 (12.12%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) Debian
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
4 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) OpenSolaris
5 1 (3.03%) AIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) Network Management
2 3 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Low Latency
4 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) Korn
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) Ruby
3 1 (3.03%) C-shell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) Lisp
3 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (33.33%) CCNP
3 4 (12.12%) CCVP
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
4 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 3 (9.09%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Snort
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Squid
3 2 (6.06%) KVM
3 2 (6.06%) Sendmail
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.03%) OpenSSH
4 1 (3.03%) Dovecot
4 1 (3.03%) Xen
4 1 (3.03%) qmail
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
4 1 (3.03%) ISA Server
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.06%) ZENworks
2 2 (6.06%) OpenView
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
3 1 (3.03%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 1 (3.03%) Nessus
3 1 (3.03%) OVSD
3 1 (3.03%) Cacti
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 10 (30.30%) F5
4 6 (18.18%) Juniper
5 5 (15.15%) Riverbed
5 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Sourcefire
6 4 (12.12%) Speakerbus
6 4 (12.12%) Aruba
7 3 (9.09%) Polycom
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 3 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (6.06%) Remedy
8 2 (6.06%) Nokia
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
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