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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 452 450 442
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 127 102 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.54% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 61 51
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £20.25 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.00 £27.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.28 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £20.25 £28.07
% change year-on-year
+60.96% -27.85%
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
7287 6633 8388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.55% 13.66% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3987 3673 3880
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 387 659
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +17 64 £425 +30.76% 11
South East +18 25 £309 - 4
Yorkshire +9 18 £275 -29.03% 3
North West -8 5 - - 3
East of England -27 2 £375 -9.09% 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 259 (100.00%) Cisco
2 155 (59.85%) Firewall
3 128 (49.42%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (44.40%) LAN
5 113 (43.63%) CheckPoint
6 98 (37.84%) OSPF
7 94 (36.29%) F5
8 93 (35.91%) WAN
9 90 (34.75%) BGP
9 90 (34.75%) CCNP
10 89 (34.36%) Network Security
11 87 (33.59%) Cisco ASA
12 76 (29.34%) Windows
13 74 (28.57%) VPN
14 73 (28.19%) Juniper
15 64 (24.71%) DNS
16 57 (22.01%) Linux
16 57 (22.01%) TCP/IP
17 54 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
18 51 (19.69%) DHCP
19 48 (18.53%) Blue Coat
20 47 (18.15%) Citrix
21 46 (17.76%) Microsoft
22 45 (17.37%) HP
23 43 (16.60%) CCNA
24 41 (15.83%) Wireless
25 38 (14.67%) VMware
25 38 (14.67%) ITIL
25 38 (14.67%) VLAN
26 36 (13.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.02%) Lync
3 12 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (3.86%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.09%) IIS
6 8 (3.09%) Apache
7 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.54%) CMS
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.39%) TorqueBox
Applications
1 21 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.72%) MS Office
3 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (59.85%) Firewall
2 115 (44.40%) LAN
3 98 (37.84%) OSPF
4 93 (35.91%) WAN
5 90 (34.75%) BGP
6 89 (34.36%) Network Security
7 87 (33.59%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (28.57%) VPN
9 64 (24.71%) DNS
10 57 (22.01%) TCP/IP
11 54 (20.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 51 (19.69%) DHCP
13 41 (15.83%) Wireless
14 38 (14.67%) VLAN
15 36 (13.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 35 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 33 (12.74%) NetScreen
18 31 (11.97%) BIG-IP
19 27 (10.42%) MPLS
19 27 (10.42%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.54%) MySQL
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.39%) KDB
4 1 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) JUnit
1 1 (0.39%) JMeter
1 1 (0.39%) JIRA
1 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (9.27%) Finance
2 20 (7.72%) Banking
3 14 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.63%) Back Office
5 7 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.16%) Games
8 2 (0.77%) Military
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
8 2 (0.77%) Retail
8 2 (0.77%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (42.47%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.51%) Security Engineer
3 29 (11.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (10.81%) Network Specialist
5 26 (10.04%) Network Security Specialist
5 26 (10.04%) Security Specialist
6 25 (9.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (9.27%) Support Engineer
8 17 (6.56%) Analyst
9 16 (6.18%) Consultant
9 16 (6.18%) Firewall Engineer
10 13 (5.02%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (4.63%) Senior Security Engineer
12 11 (4.25%) Architect
13 9 (3.47%) Administrator
13 9 (3.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 8 (3.09%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (3.09%) Support Analyst
14 8 (3.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 7 (2.70%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.54%) CSS
2 3 (1.16%) XMPP
3 1 (0.39%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.39%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.39%) SOAP
3 1 (0.39%) CORBA
3 1 (0.39%) WAP
3 1 (0.39%) VXML
3 1 (0.39%) Xerces
3 1 (0.39%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.20%) Blackberry
2 25 (9.65%) Thin Client
2 25 (9.65%) Fat Client
3 8 (3.09%) Clustering
4 7 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 7 (2.70%) Statistics
5 6 (2.32%) iPhone
5 6 (2.32%) iPad
6 5 (1.93%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.93%) PKI
7 4 (1.54%) CESG
7 4 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.54%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.16%) Open Source
8 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.16%) Online Games
9 1 (0.39%) FMCG
9 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (29.34%) Windows
2 57 (22.01%) Linux
3 20 (7.72%) Windows 7
4 17 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.18%) Windows XP
6 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (5.02%) UNIX
7 13 (5.02%) Android
8 7 (2.70%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.93%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.54%) zOS
11 4 (1.54%) Solaris
11 4 (1.54%) Debian
11 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.77%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.67%) ITIL
2 35 (13.51%) Load Balancing
3 30 (11.58%) E-Commerce
4 29 (11.20%) Network Management
5 27 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 22 (8.49%) Service Management
6 22 (8.49%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.63%) Time Management
7 12 (4.63%) Project Management
8 11 (4.25%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (3.86%) Network Design
10 9 (3.47%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.09%) Change Management
11 8 (3.09%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
12 7 (2.70%) Low Latency
12 7 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (2.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.41%) C
2 13 (5.02%) SQL
3 4 (1.54%) Korn
3 4 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.77%) Python
5 2 (0.77%) Perl
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.39%) Lisp
6 1 (0.39%) C#
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) Java
6 1 (0.39%) C-shell
6 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 128 (49.42%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (34.75%) CCNP
3 43 (16.60%) CCNA
4 33 (12.74%) CCSE
5 24 (9.27%) Security Cleared
6 21 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.79%) CCIE
8 10 (3.86%) CCVP
9 9 (3.47%) DV Cleared
10 8 (3.09%) Degree
11 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.32%) CCDP
12 4 (1.54%) CCIP
12 4 (1.54%) MCP
12 4 (1.54%) MCSE
12 4 (1.54%) MCSA
12 4 (1.54%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.16%) JNCIE
13 3 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) SLA
2 14 (5.41%) QA
3 5 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.54%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (13.90%) Active Directory
2 35 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.41%) vSphere
5 13 (5.02%) Snort
6 11 (4.25%) ProxySG
6 11 (4.25%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.32%) ISA Server
8 5 (1.93%) Xen
9 4 (1.54%) KVM
9 4 (1.54%) Squid
9 4 (1.54%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.16%) Dovecot
11 1 (0.39%) vCloud
11 1 (0.39%) XenServer
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.39%) OpenSSH
11 1 (0.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (8.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (3.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (3.86%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (3.86%) OpenView
3 7 (2.70%) SCOrch
4 6 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (2.32%) DameWare
4 6 (2.32%) Backup Exec
4 6 (2.32%) OVSD
4 6 (2.32%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (1.93%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (1.54%) Cacti
6 4 (1.54%) Nessus
6 4 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
7 3 (1.16%) SCCM
7 3 (1.16%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.77%) RANCID
8 2 (0.77%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 259 (100.00%) Cisco
2 113 (43.63%) CheckPoint
3 94 (36.29%) F5
4 73 (28.19%) Juniper
5 48 (18.53%) Blue Coat
6 47 (18.15%) Citrix
7 46 (17.76%) Microsoft
8 45 (17.37%) HP
9 38 (14.67%) VMware
10 27 (10.42%) Infoblox
11 25 (9.65%) Imperva
12 18 (6.95%) Riverbed
13 16 (6.18%) Sourcefire
14 15 (5.79%) Dell
14 15 (5.79%) IBM
15 13 (5.02%) Nokia
15 13 (5.02%) SolarWinds
16 11 (4.25%) 3PAR
16 11 (4.25%) Symantec
17 9 (3.47%) McAfee
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