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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco IOS
UK / England
Rank 459 533 436
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -97
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 109 77 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.75% 1.11% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 103
Median daily rate £373 £395 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £513 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £401
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 14
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.78% +16.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £44.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +91.30%

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
6213 6937 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.01% 14.50% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3911 4153 3958
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 301 421
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £51.00 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-41.89% +34.54%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the England region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +36 64 £400 - 15
South East +14 22 £300 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +27 7 £513 - 3
West Midlands +8 5 £285 -36.66% 2
North West +27 3 - - 3
East Midlands +8 3 £313 +25.00%
North East -9 3 £350 -
South West 0 1 £338 -10.00% 1
East of England -5 1 £425 - 1
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 197 (100.00%) Cisco
2 105 (53.30%) Cisco Certification
3 94 (47.72%) Firewall
4 78 (39.59%) LAN
4 78 (39.59%) Cisco ASA
5 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
6 69 (35.03%) CCNP
7 67 (34.01%) VMware
8 66 (33.50%) Windows
9 65 (32.99%) WAN
10 60 (30.46%) OSPF
10 60 (30.46%) F5
11 59 (29.95%) BGP
12 55 (27.92%) Data Centre
13 54 (27.41%) NX-OS
14 52 (26.40%) Cisco Nexus
15 50 (25.38%) Wireless
16 48 (24.37%) VPN
17 42 (21.32%) ITIL
17 42 (21.32%) CheckPoint
18 41 (20.81%) MPLS
18 41 (20.81%) Linux
19 39 (19.80%) Juniper
19 39 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (19.29%) Security Cleared
21 37 (18.78%) Network Security
22 35 (17.77%) CCNA
22 35 (17.77%) Finance
23 34 (17.26%) Windows Server
24 33 (16.75%) Network Management

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (6.60%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.06%) IBM Notes
3 8 (4.06%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (14.21%) MS Office
2 21 (10.66%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Eikon
2 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.06%) Office 365
3 4 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 94 (47.72%) Firewall
2 78 (39.59%) Cisco ASA
2 78 (39.59%) LAN
3 65 (32.99%) WAN
4 60 (30.46%) OSPF
5 59 (29.95%) BGP
6 54 (27.41%) NX-OS
7 52 (26.40%) Cisco Nexus
8 50 (25.38%) Wireless
9 48 (24.37%) VPN
10 41 (20.81%) MPLS
11 37 (18.78%) Network Security
12 29 (14.72%) DHCP
13 27 (13.71%) DNS
14 25 (12.69%) Internet
15 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
16 20 (10.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 20 (10.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 20 (10.15%) VLAN
17 18 (9.14%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.02%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (17.77%) Finance
2 18 (9.14%) Banking
3 12 (6.09%) Law
3 12 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.55%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.05%) Retail
6 4 (2.03%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Marketing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 96 (48.73%) Network Engineer
2 30 (15.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (14.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (10.66%) Analyst
5 19 (9.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (7.61%) Network Analyst
6 15 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.09%) Administrator
8 11 (5.58%) Network Support
8 11 (5.58%) Security Engineer
8 11 (5.58%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (5.08%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Cisco Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) Design Engineer
10 8 (4.06%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.05%) XMPP
3 5 (2.54%) Web Services
4 3 (1.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) CGI
5 1 (0.51%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 55 (27.92%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.61%) Blackberry
3 14 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 13 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.58%) BYOD
6 8 (4.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.05%) Clustering
7 6 (3.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (2.54%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.03%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.03%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.02%) CMDB
11 2 (1.02%) DataPower
11 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.50%) Windows
2 41 (20.81%) Linux
3 34 (17.26%) Windows Server
4 30 (15.23%) Android
5 23 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (8.63%) Windows 7
8 16 (8.12%) Unix
9 14 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (4.06%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.55%) Windows 10
12 4 (2.03%) CentOS
12 4 (2.03%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.52%) CatOS
13 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.51%) VyOS
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.32%) ITIL
2 33 (16.75%) Network Management
3 26 (13.20%) Load Balancing
4 23 (11.68%) Migration
5 16 (8.12%) Configuration Management
5 16 (8.12%) Network Design
6 14 (7.11%) Service Management
7 11 (5.58%) High Availability
7 11 (5.58%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (5.58%) Performance Management
7 11 (5.58%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.08%) ITIL V3
8 10 (5.08%) Service Design
8 10 (5.08%) Time Management
9 9 (4.57%) ITSM
10 8 (4.06%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.06%) Information Management
10 8 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (4.06%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.11%) Python
2 11 (5.58%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.06%) Perl
4 5 (2.54%) C
5 4 (2.03%) C#
5 4 (2.03%) SQL
5 4 (2.03%) VB
6 2 (1.02%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.02%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (53.30%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (35.03%) CCNP
3 38 (19.29%) Security Cleared
4 35 (17.77%) CCNA
5 31 (15.74%) SC Cleared
6 22 (11.17%) CCIE
7 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (3.55%) CCSE
9 6 (3.05%) CCSA
9 6 (3.05%) CISSP
9 6 (3.05%) MCP
10 5 (2.54%) Degree
10 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
10 5 (2.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.03%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.03%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.52%) CCVP
12 3 (1.52%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.52%) MCSE
12 3 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) PCI DSS
1 7 (3.55%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.61%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.06%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.54%) Firmware
5 5 (2.54%) GPFS
5 5 (2.54%) LXC
6 4 (2.03%) vSphere
7 3 (1.52%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.02%) Docker
8 2 (1.02%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (5.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (5.08%) Puppet
4 8 (4.06%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.55%) FortiGate
5 7 (3.55%) Nagios
5 7 (3.55%) SCCM
6 6 (3.05%) AirWatch
6 6 (3.05%) ZABBIX
7 4 (2.03%) EnCase
7 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.03%) NetBackup
7 4 (2.03%) OPNET
7 4 (2.03%) PowerCLI
7 4 (2.03%) WSUS
8 3 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (1.02%) HP UCMDB
9 2 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 197 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (35.53%) Microsoft
3 67 (34.01%) VMware
4 60 (30.46%) F5
5 42 (21.32%) CheckPoint
6 39 (19.80%) Juniper
7 27 (13.71%) Citrix
8 25 (12.69%) SolarWinds
9 24 (12.18%) Palo Alto
10 23 (11.68%) HP
11 22 (11.17%) Symantec
12 21 (10.66%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.11%) Blue Coat
14 13 (6.60%) Splunk
15 12 (6.09%) Brocade
15 12 (6.09%) Riverbed
16 11 (5.58%) Aruba
16 11 (5.58%) Lumension
16 11 (5.58%) Veeam
17 10 (5.08%) Infoblox
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