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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 462 486 455
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 127 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.13% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 35 43
Average daily rate
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£388 £360 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £12.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.50 £12.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -31.42%
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
7286 6452 7186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.44% 13.66% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4224 3572 3591
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 397 635
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
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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 +31 47 £388 +3.26% 20
Yorkshire +9 19 £401 -
South East -15 17 £323 -10.41% 2
South West -11 15 £233 +3.33% 3
North West -7 11 £375 -6.25% 2
North East - 9 £365 -
East Midlands +3 5 £500 +100.00%
East of England -16 4 £276 - 3
Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 264 (100.00%) Cisco
2 166 (62.88%) Firewall
3 142 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (46.97%) LAN
5 114 (43.18%) F5
6 109 (41.29%) WAN
7 103 (39.02%) CheckPoint
8 100 (37.88%) OSPF
9 94 (35.61%) Cisco ASA
10 93 (35.23%) BGP
11 88 (33.33%) Juniper
12 86 (32.58%) CCNP
13 82 (31.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 79 (29.92%) VPN
15 70 (26.52%) Network Security
16 66 (25.00%) Windows
17 61 (23.11%) DNS
18 53 (20.08%) TCP/IP
19 50 (18.94%) Load Balancing
20 49 (18.56%) Blue Coat
21 47 (17.80%) Wireless
21 47 (17.80%) ITIL
21 47 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
22 46 (17.42%) CCNA
23 45 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
24 42 (15.91%) VLAN
24 42 (15.91%) HP
25 41 (15.53%) DHCP
26 39 (14.77%) Analytical Skills

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 19 (7.20%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.30%) Lync
3 12 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.14%) IIS
8 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (9.47%) MS Office
2 24 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (62.88%) Firewall
2 124 (46.97%) LAN
3 109 (41.29%) WAN
4 100 (37.88%) OSPF
5 94 (35.61%) Cisco ASA
6 93 (35.23%) BGP
7 82 (31.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 79 (29.92%) VPN
9 70 (26.52%) Network Security
10 61 (23.11%) DNS
11 53 (20.08%) TCP/IP
12 47 (17.80%) Wireless
12 47 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 45 (17.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 42 (15.91%) VLAN
15 41 (15.53%) DHCP
16 37 (14.02%) MPLS
17 34 (12.88%) Internet
17 34 (12.88%) SAN
18 33 (12.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (14.02%) Finance
2 31 (11.74%) Banking
3 15 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.79%) Spanish Language
5 7 (2.65%) Games
5 7 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.27%) Back Office
7 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (42.05%) Network Engineer
2 30 (11.36%) Security Engineer
2 30 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (7.95%) Analyst
3 21 (7.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (7.58%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (6.44%) Architect
6 15 (5.68%) Network Specialist
6 15 (5.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (5.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 13 (4.92%) Network Security Specialist
8 13 (4.92%) Security Specialist
9 12 (4.55%) Consultant
10 11 (4.17%) IP Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Network Analyst
11 9 (3.41%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Administrator
11 9 (3.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (3.41%) Network Manager
11 9 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.89%) CSS
2 2 (0.76%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.76%) XMPP
3 1 (0.38%) Flash
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.26%) Blackberry
3 17 (6.44%) Cryptography
4 12 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 11 (4.17%) PKI
5 11 (4.17%) Clustering
6 8 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.27%) Online Games
8 5 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.52%) CESG
10 3 (1.14%) Replication
11 2 (0.76%) iPad
11 2 (0.76%) iPhone
12 1 (0.38%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) Handset
12 1 (0.38%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (25.00%) Windows
2 30 (11.36%) Linux
3 28 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (9.47%) Windows 7
5 17 (6.44%) UNIX
6 15 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 12 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.55%) Android
8 4 (1.52%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.52%) Windows Vista
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.14%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.76%) zOS
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.94%) Load Balancing
2 47 (17.80%) ITIL
3 33 (12.50%) Network Management
4 32 (12.12%) Service Management
5 31 (11.74%) Mentoring
6 26 (9.85%) Service Delivery
7 24 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 23 (8.71%) Network Design
9 22 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 16 (6.06%) Time Management
10 16 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
11 13 (4.92%) Project Management
12 11 (4.17%) Project Planning
13 10 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (3.79%) Migration
14 9 (3.41%) Asset Management
14 9 (3.41%) Data Protection
14 9 (3.41%) Low Latency
15 7 (2.65%) BCP
15 7 (2.65%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.79%) C
2 8 (3.03%) Python
3 6 (2.27%) SQL
4 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.76%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 142 (53.79%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (32.58%) CCNP
3 46 (17.42%) CCNA
4 36 (13.64%) CCIE
4 36 (13.64%) CCSE
5 28 (10.61%) Security Cleared
6 24 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.79%) Degree
8 9 (3.41%) CCVP
8 9 (3.41%) JNCIP
9 8 (3.03%) CCDP
9 8 (3.03%) CCIP
10 7 (2.65%) JNCIA
11 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.52%) CCSA
12 4 (1.52%) A+ Certification
12 4 (1.52%) MCSE
12 4 (1.52%) CCSP
13 3 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.71%) SLA
2 17 (6.44%) QA
3 10 (3.79%) JSP 440
4 9 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (11.74%) Active Directory
3 30 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.44%) vSphere
5 16 (6.06%) ProxySG
6 15 (5.68%) Snort
6 15 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.89%) XenServer
8 4 (1.52%) Xen
8 4 (1.52%) Firmware
9 3 (1.14%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.38%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.38%) UAG
11 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.30%) WhatsUp Gold
2 13 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (3.41%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.41%) SCOrch
4 7 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.52%) SCOM
7 3 (1.14%) SCCM
8 2 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.76%) Nessus
8 2 (0.76%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.38%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
9 1 (0.38%) Legato
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.38%) Cacti
Vendors
1 264 (100.00%) Cisco
2 114 (43.18%) F5
3 103 (39.02%) CheckPoint
4 88 (33.33%) Juniper
5 49 (18.56%) Blue Coat
6 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
7 42 (15.91%) HP
8 38 (14.39%) VMware
9 32 (12.12%) Citrix
10 24 (9.09%) Sourcefire
11 20 (7.58%) McAfee
11 20 (7.58%) SolarWinds
12 17 (6.44%) Dell
13 16 (6.06%) Infoblox
13 16 (6.06%) Riverbed
14 15 (5.68%) 3PAR
15 13 (4.92%) BT
16 12 (4.55%) Imperva
17 11 (4.17%) EMC
18 9 (3.41%) TippingPoint
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