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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 525 422 478
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +56
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 83 156 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 2.22% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 96 43
Average daily rate £400 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.28 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.18 £28.75 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +53.33%
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
6863 7035 6142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 14.98% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4095 3971 3291
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 414 369
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +21.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -26 39 £400 -3.03% 13
South East -2 18 £450 +33.72% 9
North West -16 7 £381 - 1
East of England +3 6 - - 2
South West -6 5 £350 +62.79% 1
North East -26 3 - -
East Midlands -10 2 £250 -25.92%
Yorkshire -44 2 £388 -3.24% 2
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Cisco
2 139 (67.48%) Firewall
3 116 (56.31%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (53.88%) LAN
5 94 (45.63%) VPN
5 94 (45.63%) OSPF
6 90 (43.69%) BGP
6 90 (43.69%) WAN
7 88 (42.72%) CCNP
8 87 (42.23%) Cisco ASA
9 80 (38.83%) Juniper
10 69 (33.50%) CheckPoint
11 66 (32.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 64 (31.07%) DNS
13 59 (28.64%) Network Security
14 57 (27.67%) F5
14 57 (27.67%) TCP/IP
15 56 (27.18%) DHCP
15 56 (27.18%) Blue Coat
16 55 (26.70%) CCNA
16 55 (26.70%) NX-OS
17 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
18 43 (20.87%) EIGRP
19 41 (19.90%) Windows
19 41 (19.90%) VLAN
19 41 (19.90%) Finance
20 40 (19.42%) Wireless
20 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
21 39 (18.93%) MPLS
22 36 (17.48%) CCSE

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (4.85%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.49%) Apache
5 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Office
2 5 (2.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Office 365
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 139 (67.48%) Firewall
2 111 (53.88%) LAN
3 94 (45.63%) OSPF
3 94 (45.63%) VPN
4 90 (43.69%) BGP
4 90 (43.69%) WAN
5 87 (42.23%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (32.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 64 (31.07%) DNS
8 59 (28.64%) Network Security
9 57 (27.67%) TCP/IP
10 56 (27.18%) DHCP
11 55 (26.70%) NX-OS
12 43 (20.87%) EIGRP
13 41 (19.90%) VLAN
14 40 (19.42%) Wireless
15 39 (18.93%) MPLS
16 35 (16.99%) Spanning Tree
17 32 (15.53%) Cisco PIX
18 28 (13.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (19.90%) Finance
2 26 (12.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (10.19%) Banking
4 11 (5.34%) Spanish Language
5 10 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.88%) Advertising
7 3 (1.46%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.46%) Retail
8 2 (0.97%) Games
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Legal
9 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (53.88%) Network Engineer
2 34 (16.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (16.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (12.14%) Security Engineer
5 17 (8.25%) Analyst
6 15 (7.28%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Senior Security Engineer
7 14 (6.80%) Support Engineer
8 13 (6.31%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Juniper Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Network Analyst
10 11 (5.34%) Network Specialist
11 10 (4.85%) Security Specialist
12 8 (3.88%) Consultant
12 8 (3.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Network Security Specialist
13 7 (3.40%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Technical Support
14 6 (2.91%) Network Design Engineer
14 6 (2.91%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.40%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.49%) Flash
2 1 (0.49%) Middleware
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
2 1 (0.49%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.42%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.85%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.37%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.37%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.91%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.43%) Clustering
7 4 (1.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.94%) Statistics
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.49%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.49%) Handset
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) PKI
9 1 (0.49%) SecurID
9 1 (0.49%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 41 (19.90%) Windows
2 24 (11.65%) Linux
3 12 (5.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.34%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.37%) Unix
7 7 (3.40%) CatOS
8 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.94%) Android
10 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.49%) CentOS
12 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (23.30%) Load Balancing
2 30 (14.56%) ITIL
3 29 (14.08%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (12.14%) Migration
5 22 (10.68%) Network Design
6 20 (9.71%) Change Management
7 16 (7.77%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.77%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.34%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.85%) Network Management
10 9 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.37%) Web Filtering
11 8 (3.88%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.88%) Service Management
11 8 (3.88%) Time Management
12 7 (3.40%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.40%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.40%) Project Management
12 7 (3.40%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.40%) Perl
2 6 (2.91%) C
3 5 (2.43%) Python
4 4 (1.94%) SQL
5 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 116 (56.31%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (42.72%) CCNP
3 55 (26.70%) CCNA
4 36 (17.48%) CCSE
5 25 (12.14%) Security Cleared
6 18 (8.74%) CCIE
6 18 (8.74%) CISSP
7 16 (7.77%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.28%) CCSA
9 8 (3.88%) Degree
9 8 (3.88%) JNCIA
10 6 (2.91%) JNCIP
10 6 (2.91%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.43%) DV Cleared
11 5 (2.43%) JNCIE
12 4 (1.94%) CCDP
12 4 (1.94%) CCENT
12 4 (1.94%) CCSP
12 4 (1.94%) MCSE
12 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.62%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) QA
3 4 (1.94%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.46%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.77%) Snort
3 11 (5.34%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.40%) ProxySG
4 7 (3.40%) vSphere
5 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.46%) XenApp
6 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.97%) Firmware
7 2 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.49%) NFS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (7.77%) Proventia
2 13 (6.31%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.94%) SCCM
5 3 (1.46%) Nagios
6 2 (0.97%) Cacti
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.97%) EnCase
6 2 (0.97%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.97%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.49%) OpenView
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) RANCID
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.49%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) Cisco
2 80 (38.83%) Juniper
3 69 (33.50%) CheckPoint
4 57 (27.67%) F5
5 56 (27.18%) Blue Coat
6 32 (15.53%) VMware
7 24 (11.65%) Microsoft
8 21 (10.19%) Citrix
9 20 (9.71%) Infoblox
10 19 (9.22%) Fortinet
10 19 (9.22%) HP
10 19 (9.22%) Palo Alto
11 18 (8.74%) Forcepoint
11 18 (8.74%) Sourcefire
12 17 (8.25%) Barracuda Networks
13 15 (7.28%) Aruba
14 14 (6.80%) Remedy
14 14 (6.80%) SolarWinds
15 11 (5.34%) Intel Security
16 9 (4.37%) Tufin
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