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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 435 443 437
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 148 132 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.27% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 2.06% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 80 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.36% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £10.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £30.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £65.75
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -77.18%
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
7430 6408 6442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.71% 12.99% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4118 3376 3225
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 395 550
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 1 April 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
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 1 April 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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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 83 £400 +33.33% 26
Yorkshire +1 24 £401 - 7
North West -8 15 £388 - 5
South East -31 10 £352 +14.30% 7
East of England +7 7 £368 -8.12% 1
South West -1 4 £295 -34.44% 4
West Midlands - - - - 3
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Cisco
2 184 (65.95%) Firewall
3 181 (64.87%) Cisco Certification
4 148 (53.05%) OSPF
5 139 (49.82%) Cisco ASA
6 135 (48.39%) CCNP
7 131 (46.95%) F5
8 123 (44.09%) BGP
9 106 (37.99%) CheckPoint
10 105 (37.63%) Juniper
11 91 (32.62%) DNS
12 90 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 90 (32.26%) Network Security
13 87 (31.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 87 (31.18%) VMware
14 84 (30.11%) WAN
15 81 (29.03%) VPN
16 79 (28.32%) LAN
17 76 (27.24%) DHCP
18 73 (26.16%) Blue Coat
19 70 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
20 68 (24.37%) MPLS
21 67 (24.01%) Citrix
22 66 (23.66%) CCSE
23 65 (23.30%) Linux
24 64 (22.94%) Cisco Nexus
25 63 (22.58%) BIG-IP
25 63 (22.58%) Load Balancing
26 61 (21.86%) Infoblox
27 59 (21.15%) Windows

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 16 (5.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.43%) Lync
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (7.17%) MS Office
2 13 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.15%) Office 365
3 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (65.95%) Firewall
2 148 (53.05%) OSPF
3 139 (49.82%) Cisco ASA
4 123 (44.09%) BGP
5 91 (32.62%) DNS
6 90 (32.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 90 (32.26%) Network Security
7 87 (31.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 84 (30.11%) WAN
9 81 (29.03%) VPN
10 79 (28.32%) LAN
11 76 (27.24%) DHCP
12 68 (24.37%) MPLS
13 64 (22.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 63 (22.58%) BIG-IP
15 55 (19.71%) NetScreen
15 55 (19.71%) Wireless
16 43 (15.41%) TCP/IP
17 40 (14.34%) VoIP
18 38 (13.62%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.43%) MySQL
2 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 33 (11.83%) Finance
2 27 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.02%) Banking
4 7 (2.51%) Games
5 5 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (40.50%) Network Engineer
2 38 (13.62%) Network Specialist
3 34 (12.19%) Network Security Specialist
3 34 (12.19%) Security Specialist
4 28 (10.04%) Analyst
5 24 (8.60%) IP Engineer
6 21 (7.53%) Security Engineer
7 20 (7.17%) Implementation Engineer
8 19 (6.81%) Operations Engineer
9 18 (6.45%) Architect
10 16 (5.73%) Network Architect
10 16 (5.73%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (5.73%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (4.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
13 11 (3.94%) Network Analyst
14 10 (3.58%) Senior Security Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.79%) Web Services
2 3 (1.08%) REST
2 3 (1.08%) XML
2 3 (1.08%) SOAP
2 3 (1.08%) JSON
3 2 (0.72%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) JMS
4 1 (0.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.20%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.19%) Fat Client
2 34 (12.19%) Thin Client
3 17 (6.09%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.66%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.58%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.23%) PKI
7 6 (2.15%) Online Games
8 5 (1.79%) iPhone
8 5 (1.79%) iPad
9 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 3 (1.08%) IPTV
10 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) Eurex
10 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.30%) Linux
2 59 (21.15%) Windows
3 32 (11.47%) UNIX
4 22 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.53%) Windows 7
6 19 (6.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.02%) Windows XP
8 11 (3.94%) Android
9 8 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.79%) Debian
11 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.08%) CentOS
12 3 (1.08%) Windows NT
12 3 (1.08%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.58%) Load Balancing
2 53 (19.00%) E-Commerce
3 39 (13.98%) ITIL
4 29 (10.39%) Service Management
5 28 (10.04%) Mentoring
6 27 (9.68%) Network Design
7 25 (8.96%) Migration
8 21 (7.53%) Network Management
9 18 (6.45%) Service Delivery
10 14 (5.02%) Line Management
11 11 (3.94%) Incident Management
12 10 (3.58%) Time Management
13 9 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (2.87%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (2.87%) Change Control
15 7 (2.51%) Kalman Filter
15 7 (2.51%) Change Management
16 6 (2.15%) Enterprise Architecture
17 5 (1.79%) Kanban
17 5 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.68%) C
2 10 (3.58%) SQL
3 6 (2.15%) Python
4 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 181 (64.87%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (48.39%) CCNP
3 66 (23.66%) CCSE
4 58 (20.79%) CCNA
5 57 (20.43%) CCIE
6 24 (8.60%) JNCIP
7 23 (8.24%) JNCIA
8 21 (7.53%) Degree
9 19 (6.81%) CCIP
10 18 (6.45%) Security Cleared
11 12 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (4.30%) SC Cleared
12 10 (3.58%) MCSE
13 9 (3.23%) CISSP
14 8 (2.87%) CCSP
15 6 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (2.15%) MCSA
16 5 (1.79%) MCITP
17 4 (1.43%) JNCIE
17 4 (1.43%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.45%) SLA
2 13 (4.66%) QA
3 8 (2.87%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 70 (25.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.68%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.81%) Hyper-V
4 17 (6.09%) XenServer
4 17 (6.09%) vSphere
5 9 (3.23%) ProxySG
5 9 (3.23%) Snort
6 8 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.15%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.43%) Firmware
8 4 (1.43%) XenApp
9 3 (1.08%) VMware Server
9 3 (1.08%) NFS
10 2 (0.72%) Xen
10 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.36%) vCloud
11 1 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (3.58%) RANCID
2 8 (2.87%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.87%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (2.51%) SCCM
4 6 (2.15%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.79%) SCOM
6 3 (1.08%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.72%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.36%) SAP Afaria
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 279 (100.00%) Cisco
2 131 (46.95%) F5
3 106 (37.99%) CheckPoint
4 105 (37.63%) Juniper
5 87 (31.18%) VMware
6 73 (26.16%) Blue Coat
7 67 (24.01%) Citrix
8 61 (21.86%) Infoblox
9 44 (15.77%) HP
10 35 (12.54%) Imperva
11 30 (10.75%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.39%) BT
13 28 (10.04%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.66%) McAfee
14 13 (4.66%) Sourcefire
15 9 (3.23%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.87%) EMC
17 7 (2.51%) ProCurve
17 7 (2.51%) Avaya
17 7 (2.51%) Brocade
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