The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester 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 April 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 Colchester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 12 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 9.30% - 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -26.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 27.91% 13.79% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 4
Average daily rate £400 £258 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -35.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IOS
Essex

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in Colchester

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) OSPF
4 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
4 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) DNS
6 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
6 4 (44.44%) Linux
6 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 4 (44.44%) Network Security
6 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
6 4 (44.44%) Imperva
6 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
6 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
6 4 (44.44%) CCSE
6 4 (44.44%) F5
6 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
6 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (33.33%) CCNA
8 2 (22.22%) CCIE

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) DHCP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
4 4 (44.44%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
4 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 6 (66.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCSE
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCVP
5 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CheckPoint
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) Infoblox
5 4 (44.44%) Imperva
5 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
5 4 (44.44%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Juniper
7 1 (11.11%) EMC