The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 East of England 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 132 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.38% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 1.97% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate £400 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £112.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -26.13%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
384 407 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.18% 18.07% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 142 177
Average daily rate £338 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 76
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the East of England region.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -17 9 £400 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £245 -
Norfolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
4 11 (64.71%) OSPF
4 11 (64.71%) BGP
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) F5
8 7 (41.18%) VMware
8 7 (41.18%) Citrix
9 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
9 6 (35.29%) CCNP
9 6 (35.29%) LAN
9 6 (35.29%) WAN
9 6 (35.29%) Network Security
9 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
9 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (29.41%) Infoblox
10 5 (29.41%) Linux
11 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 4 (23.53%) SMTP
11 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
11 4 (23.53%) SNMP
11 4 (23.53%) CCNA
11 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
11 4 (23.53%) MPLS

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) OSPF
2 11 (64.71%) BGP
3 10 (58.82%) DHCP
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (23.53%) SMTP
7 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
7 4 (23.53%) SNMP
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
7 4 (23.53%) NetScreen
7 4 (23.53%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) BIG-IP
7 4 (23.53%) DMVPN
7 4 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Thin Client
1 6 (35.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CCVP
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 5 (29.41%) Infoblox
6 4 (23.53%) Imperva
6 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
7 3 (17.65%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
9 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (5.88%) EMC
9 1 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (5.88%) Symantec