The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 446 422 467
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 144 81 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 1.24% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 39 56
Average daily rate £345 £263 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £113 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £30.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -26.13%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6654 6543 8532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.96% 15.18% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3569 3350 4094
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% -6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 529 578
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IOS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +19 65 £325 +62.50% 12
South East -20 23 £300 +4.34% 4
Yorkshire -10 15 £401 +100.25% 5
East of England -22 12 £400 +18.51%
South West -22 10 £450 +71.42% 1
North West -10 8 - - 1
West Midlands -13 5 £313 +4.16% 2
East Midlands - 4 - - 1
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 216 (99.08%) Cisco
2 130 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
3 107 (49.08%) Firewall
4 98 (44.95%) CCNP
5 91 (41.74%) LAN
6 88 (40.37%) BGP
7 86 (39.45%) WAN
8 85 (38.99%) OSPF
8 85 (38.99%) CheckPoint
9 71 (32.57%) Cisco ASA
10 68 (31.19%) Network Security
11 66 (30.28%) F5
12 54 (24.77%) Linux
12 54 (24.77%) Windows
13 51 (23.39%) DNS
14 50 (22.94%) DHCP
15 48 (22.02%) TCP/IP
15 48 (22.02%) VPN
15 48 (22.02%) MPLS
15 48 (22.02%) Juniper
16 44 (20.18%) Wireless
17 42 (19.27%) CCNA
18 39 (17.89%) HP
19 34 (15.60%) Citrix
19 34 (15.60%) VMware
20 31 (14.22%) Telecoms
20 31 (14.22%) EIGRP
21 30 (13.76%) CCIE
22 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
22 29 (13.30%) Network Management

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.29%) CMS
2 5 (2.29%) IIS
3 4 (1.83%) Apache
4 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.46%) Lync
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.42%) MS Office
3 5 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) IaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 107 (49.08%) Firewall
2 91 (41.74%) LAN
3 88 (40.37%) BGP
4 86 (39.45%) WAN
5 85 (38.99%) OSPF
6 71 (32.57%) Cisco ASA
7 68 (31.19%) Network Security
8 51 (23.39%) DNS
9 50 (22.94%) DHCP
10 48 (22.02%) TCP/IP
10 48 (22.02%) VPN
10 48 (22.02%) MPLS
11 44 (20.18%) Wireless
12 31 (14.22%) EIGRP
13 28 (12.84%) VoIP
14 27 (12.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 21 (9.63%) Junos
16 19 (8.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 19 (8.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 18 (8.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.46%) DB2
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) JMeter
1 1 (0.46%) JUnit
1 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.46%) JIRA
General
1 31 (14.22%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.72%) Banking
3 12 (5.50%) Finance
4 8 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.21%) Back Office
6 5 (2.29%) Law
7 4 (1.83%) German Language
7 4 (1.83%) Turkish Language
8 3 (1.38%) Legal
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Games
9 2 (0.92%) Retail
10 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (43.58%) Network Engineer
2 28 (12.84%) Security Engineer
3 26 (11.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (11.01%) Analyst
5 23 (10.55%) Network Specialist
6 19 (8.72%) Network Security Specialist
6 19 (8.72%) Security Specialist
7 16 (7.34%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.88%) Consultant
8 15 (6.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.42%) Network Consultant
10 13 (5.96%) Network Analyst
11 12 (5.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (5.05%) Firewall Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
13 10 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (3.67%) Voice Engineer
15 6 (2.75%) Communications Engineer
15 6 (2.75%) Network Support
16 5 (2.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.21%) DCOM
2 2 (0.92%) XMPP
3 1 (0.46%) Xerces
3 1 (0.46%) Xalan
3 1 (0.46%) CORBA
3 1 (0.46%) SOAP
3 1 (0.46%) wxWidgets
3 1 (0.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.63%) Fat Client
1 21 (9.63%) Thin Client
2 14 (6.42%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (4.13%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.21%) Statistics
5 6 (2.75%) e-Health
6 5 (2.29%) iPad
6 5 (2.29%) iPhone
7 3 (1.38%) Open Source
8 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.92%) NHS
8 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.92%) IVR
9 1 (0.46%) CESG
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.46%) FMCG
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.77%) Linux
1 54 (24.77%) Windows
2 21 (9.63%) UNIX
3 12 (5.50%) Windows XP
4 11 (5.05%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.67%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.75%) Android
7 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.29%) Windows 2000
7 5 (2.29%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.83%) Solaris
8 4 (1.83%) Debian
9 3 (1.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.92%) SUSE
11 1 (0.46%) AIX
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (13.30%) Network Management
2 26 (11.93%) Load Balancing
3 24 (11.01%) ITIL
4 21 (9.63%) E-Commerce
5 17 (7.80%) Project Management
6 16 (7.34%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (6.88%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.05%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (4.59%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.59%) WAN Optimisation
10 8 (3.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (3.67%) Information Security
11 7 (3.21%) Change Management
11 7 (3.21%) Time Management
11 7 (3.21%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (2.75%) Service Management
12 6 (2.75%) Risk Management
12 6 (2.75%) Migration
12 6 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.42%) C
2 11 (5.05%) SQL
3 8 (3.67%) Perl
4 7 (3.21%) VB
5 4 (1.83%) Korn
5 4 (1.83%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.38%) PHP
7 2 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.46%) Lisp
8 1 (0.46%) C#
8 1 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.46%) Java
8 1 (0.46%) C-shell
8 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 130 (59.63%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (44.95%) CCNP
3 42 (19.27%) CCNA
4 30 (13.76%) CCIE
5 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
6 19 (8.72%) CCSE
7 18 (8.26%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.50%) CCVP
9 9 (4.13%) Degree
10 6 (2.75%) CCDP
10 6 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (1.83%) MCP
11 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.38%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.38%) CCIP
12 3 (1.38%) MCSE
12 3 (1.38%) VTSP
12 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.67%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.29%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.83%) Squid
5 4 (1.83%) vSphere
5 4 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.83%) Sendmail
5 4 (1.83%) KVM
5 4 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.38%) Dovecot
6 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) Snort
7 1 (0.46%) NFS
7 1 (0.46%) XenApp
7 1 (0.46%) XenServer
7 1 (0.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.46%) OpenSSH
7 1 (0.46%) qmail
Systems Management
1 28 (12.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (7.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (4.59%) OpenView
4 9 (4.13%) CiscoWorks
5 8 (3.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 8 (3.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 8 (3.67%) Cacti
6 6 (2.75%) Netcool
6 6 (2.75%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.29%) OVSD
7 5 (2.29%) DameWare
8 3 (1.38%) Nagios
8 3 (1.38%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.92%) SCCM
9 2 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.46%) Nessus
10 1 (0.46%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.46%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 216 (99.08%) Cisco
2 85 (38.99%) CheckPoint
3 66 (30.28%) F5
4 48 (22.02%) Juniper
5 39 (17.89%) HP
6 34 (15.60%) Citrix
6 34 (15.60%) VMware
7 29 (13.30%) Microsoft
8 25 (11.47%) Blue Coat
9 20 (9.17%) Infoblox
10 19 (8.72%) Riverbed
11 17 (7.80%) Imperva
12 16 (7.34%) SolarWinds
13 12 (5.50%) IBM
14 11 (5.05%) Nokia
15 10 (4.59%) Avaya
16 8 (3.67%) NetScout
16 8 (3.67%) Fortinet
16 8 (3.67%) Nortel
17 7 (3.21%) Clearswift
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