The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 453 452 486
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +34
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 133 104 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 1.59% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-12.40% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £41.29 £25.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.74 £25.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £118.26 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.74% +30.76%
Cisco IOS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7344 6553 6343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.49% 13.68% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4202 3597 3312
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 362 498
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +21 83 £400 -5.88% 20
South East -24 15 £347 +12.09% 4
East of England +5 8 £263 -23.63% 3
Yorkshire -25 6 £313 -21.97% 2
South West -10 5 £310 -31.11% 4
North East -18 5 £347 +2.95%
West Midlands +2 4 £300 - 1
North West -12 4 £413 - 4
East Midlands - 3 £363 - 2
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 280 (100.00%) Cisco
2 189 (67.50%) Firewall
3 176 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (50.00%) CCNP
5 136 (48.57%) OSPF
6 128 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
7 122 (43.57%) BGP
8 118 (42.14%) F5
9 108 (38.57%) CheckPoint
10 101 (36.07%) Juniper
11 96 (34.29%) VPN
12 95 (33.93%) WAN
13 87 (31.07%) LAN
14 85 (30.36%) DNS
15 83 (29.64%) Network Security
16 82 (29.29%) Windows
17 76 (27.14%) DHCP
18 74 (26.43%) MPLS
19 72 (25.71%) Wireless
20 71 (25.36%) VMware
21 68 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 66 (23.57%) Linux
23 65 (23.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
24 58 (20.71%) Load Balancing
24 58 (20.71%) CCNA
25 57 (20.36%) TCP/IP
25 57 (20.36%) Cisco Nexus
26 55 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
26 55 (19.64%) Citrix
27 54 (19.29%) CCSE

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.86%) Lync
5 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (8.57%) MS Office
2 19 (6.79%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) Office 365
2 3 (1.07%) Yammer
2 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 189 (67.50%) Firewall
2 136 (48.57%) OSPF
3 128 (45.71%) Cisco ASA
4 122 (43.57%) BGP
5 96 (34.29%) VPN
6 95 (33.93%) WAN
7 87 (31.07%) LAN
8 85 (30.36%) DNS
9 83 (29.64%) Network Security
10 76 (27.14%) DHCP
11 74 (26.43%) MPLS
12 72 (25.71%) Wireless
13 68 (24.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 65 (23.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 57 (20.36%) Cisco Nexus
15 57 (20.36%) TCP/IP
16 48 (17.14%) VoIP
17 44 (15.71%) NX-OS
18 42 (15.00%) NetScreen
19 41 (14.64%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.50%) MySQL
4 4 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.07%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) GCC
2 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (15.36%) Finance
2 22 (7.86%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.00%) Banking
4 6 (2.14%) Retail
4 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.07%) Advertising
6 3 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 129 (46.07%) Network Engineer
2 27 (9.64%) Network Specialist
3 23 (8.21%) Analyst
4 20 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 20 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (6.43%) Security Specialist
5 18 (6.43%) Network Security Specialist
6 17 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.64%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (4.64%) Architect
9 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Network Architect
10 11 (3.93%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) Implementation Engineer
10 11 (3.93%) IP Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
11 10 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 9 (3.21%) Consultant
13 8 (2.86%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.86%) XMPP
2 6 (2.14%) .NET
3 5 (1.79%) CSS
4 3 (1.07%) SOAP
4 3 (1.07%) Web Services
4 3 (1.07%) XML
4 3 (1.07%) JSON
4 3 (1.07%) REST
5 2 (0.71%) WAMP
5 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.71%) HTML
5 2 (0.71%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 35 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 18 (6.43%) Thin Client
4 18 (6.43%) Fat Client
5 14 (5.00%) Blackberry
6 11 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.93%) PKI
7 10 (3.57%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.79%) iPad
9 4 (1.43%) Informatics
9 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.43%) iPhone
9 4 (1.43%) Replication
10 3 (1.07%) Online Games
10 3 (1.07%) IPTV
10 3 (1.07%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.07%) BYOD
11 2 (0.71%) Eurex
11 2 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (29.29%) Windows
2 66 (23.57%) Linux
3 30 (10.71%) UNIX
4 28 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.50%) Android
6 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (3.93%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.93%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.50%) Debian
10 4 (1.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.43%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.07%) CentOS
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.71%) Load Balancing
2 42 (15.00%) ITIL
3 35 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 30 (10.71%) Service Management
4 30 (10.71%) Network Design
5 24 (8.57%) Migration
6 22 (7.86%) Service Delivery
7 21 (7.50%) Network Management
8 19 (6.79%) DDoS Mitigation
9 17 (6.07%) Mentoring
10 14 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (3.93%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (3.93%) WAN Optimisation
12 10 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (3.57%) Business Continuity
12 10 (3.57%) Incident Management
13 9 (3.21%) Scrum
13 9 (3.21%) Change Management
13 9 (3.21%) Kanban
14 8 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.00%) C
1 14 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (1.79%) VB
2 5 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 4 (1.43%) Perl
3 4 (1.43%) Python
4 3 (1.07%) Lisp
4 3 (1.07%) Java
4 3 (1.07%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.71%) PHP
5 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 176 (62.86%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (50.00%) CCNP
3 58 (20.71%) CCNA
4 54 (19.29%) CCSE
5 42 (15.00%) CCIE
6 33 (11.79%) Degree
7 27 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (7.14%) MCSE
9 17 (6.07%) Security Cleared
10 15 (5.36%) JNCIA
10 15 (5.36%) JNCIP
11 11 (3.93%) CCSA
11 11 (3.93%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.57%) CCIP
13 9 (3.21%) MCSA
13 9 (3.21%) MCITP
14 8 (2.86%) CISSP
14 8 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (2.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.43%) SLA
2 11 (3.93%) QA
3 8 (2.86%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (19.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (15.36%) Active Directory
3 23 (8.21%) vSphere
4 15 (5.36%) Snort
5 13 (4.64%) Hyper-V
5 13 (4.64%) XenServer
6 12 (4.29%) XenApp
7 11 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.43%) Squid
8 4 (1.43%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.43%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.07%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.07%) NFS
10 2 (0.71%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (5.71%) RANCID
2 15 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (4.29%) SCCM
4 10 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.07%) XenMobile
8 3 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.36%) SCOM
10 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.36%) Nagios
10 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.36%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 280 (100.00%) Cisco
2 118 (42.14%) F5
3 108 (38.57%) CheckPoint
4 101 (36.07%) Juniper
5 71 (25.36%) VMware
6 55 (19.64%) Citrix
7 52 (18.57%) Blue Coat
7 52 (18.57%) Infoblox
8 36 (12.86%) Microsoft
9 32 (11.43%) SolarWinds
10 31 (11.07%) HP
11 19 (6.79%) BT
11 19 (6.79%) Riverbed
11 19 (6.79%) Imperva
12 15 (5.36%) Sourcefire
13 11 (3.93%) McAfee
13 11 (3.93%) Red Hat
14 10 (3.57%) Brocade
15 9 (3.21%) Oracle
16 7 (2.50%) Nokia
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