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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 440 456 469
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 153 130 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.74% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 52
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£375 £347 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.85 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £42.50 £26.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-30.97% +60.96%
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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 +18 82 £417 -1.88% 14
South East -13 34 £338 +18.42% 3
East of England +18 14 £238 -21.16% 5
North West -30 8 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £368 - 1
South West -9 4 £413 +17.85% 4
East Midlands - 4 - -
Yorkshire -42 2 £350 +27.27% 3
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 282 (100.00%) Cisco
2 185 (65.60%) Firewall
3 174 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
4 131 (46.45%) CCNP
5 123 (43.62%) WAN
6 122 (43.26%) BGP
7 121 (42.91%) OSPF
8 119 (42.20%) VPN
9 111 (39.36%) Juniper
10 108 (38.30%) LAN
11 107 (37.94%) Cisco ASA
12 105 (37.23%) F5
13 104 (36.88%) CheckPoint
14 90 (31.91%) Windows
14 90 (31.91%) Network Security
15 81 (28.72%) Wireless
16 76 (26.95%) DNS
16 76 (26.95%) CCNA
16 76 (26.95%) Load Balancing
17 74 (26.24%) MPLS
17 74 (26.24%) TCP/IP
18 70 (24.82%) Cisco Nexus
19 67 (23.76%) Data Centre
20 64 (22.70%) DHCP
20 64 (22.70%) ITIL
21 59 (20.92%) NX-OS
22 56 (19.86%) IPsec
23 55 (19.50%) EIGRP
24 53 (18.79%) VoIP
25 51 (18.09%) VLAN

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 11 (3.90%) Lync
2 11 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.55%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (9.57%) MS Office
2 23 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.06%) Yammer
2 2 (0.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 185 (65.60%) Firewall
2 123 (43.62%) WAN
3 122 (43.26%) BGP
4 121 (42.91%) OSPF
5 119 (42.20%) VPN
6 108 (38.30%) LAN
7 107 (37.94%) Cisco ASA
8 90 (31.91%) Network Security
9 81 (28.72%) Wireless
10 76 (26.95%) DNS
11 74 (26.24%) TCP/IP
11 74 (26.24%) MPLS
12 70 (24.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 64 (22.70%) DHCP
14 59 (20.92%) NX-OS
15 56 (19.86%) IPsec
16 55 (19.50%) EIGRP
17 53 (18.79%) VoIP
18 51 (18.09%) VLAN
19 48 (17.02%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.13%) MySQL
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.35%) GCC
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (14.18%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.67%) Banking
4 11 (3.90%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.13%) Retail
5 6 (2.13%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.77%) Legal
7 4 (1.42%) Advertising
7 4 (1.42%) Publishing
7 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.06%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 151 (53.55%) Network Engineer
2 36 (12.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 24 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (7.45%) Analyst
5 20 (7.09%) Security Engineer
6 16 (5.67%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (4.61%) Consultant
9 12 (4.26%) Senior Security Engineer
10 11 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (3.90%) Support Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.19%) Administrator
12 9 (3.19%) Network Specialist
13 8 (2.84%) Network Support
13 8 (2.84%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 7 (2.48%) Desktop Analyst
14 7 (2.48%) Data Centre Engineer
15 6 (2.13%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.67%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.84%) XMPP
3 6 (2.13%) .NET
4 4 (1.42%) CSS
4 4 (1.42%) Web Services
5 3 (1.06%) XML
5 3 (1.06%) JSON
5 3 (1.06%) SOAP
5 3 (1.06%) REST
6 2 (0.71%) HTML
6 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.71%) WAMP
6 2 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.76%) Data Centre
2 28 (9.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.67%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.55%) Cryptography
6 10 (3.55%) PKI
7 5 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.42%) Clustering
8 4 (1.42%) Informatics
8 4 (1.42%) iPad
8 4 (1.42%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.06%) BYOD
9 3 (1.06%) Replication
9 3 (1.06%) iPhone
9 3 (1.06%) IPTV
9 3 (1.06%) Statistics
10 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.71%) Eurex
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (31.91%) Windows
2 50 (17.73%) Linux
3 27 (9.57%) UNIX
3 27 (9.57%) Android
4 25 (8.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.19%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.77%) Debian
10 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.06%) CentOS
10 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (26.95%) Load Balancing
2 64 (22.70%) ITIL
3 41 (14.54%) Kalman Filter
4 34 (12.06%) Network Design
5 29 (10.28%) Service Management
5 29 (10.28%) Network Management
6 27 (9.57%) DDoS Mitigation
7 22 (7.80%) Service Delivery
8 19 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
9 17 (6.03%) WAN Optimisation
10 15 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
10 15 (5.32%) Change Management
10 15 (5.32%) Migration
10 15 (5.32%) Strategic Planning
11 14 (4.96%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.90%) Scrum
12 11 (3.90%) Kanban
13 9 (3.19%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (3.19%) Business Continuity
13 9 (3.19%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.32%) SQL
2 11 (3.90%) VB
3 10 (3.55%) Perl
4 8 (2.84%) Python
4 8 (2.84%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.06%) VBScript
5 3 (1.06%) Tcl
5 3 (1.06%) Lisp
5 3 (1.06%) Ruby
6 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.71%) PHP
6 2 (0.71%) Java
7 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 174 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
2 131 (46.45%) CCNP
3 76 (26.95%) CCNA
4 41 (14.54%) CCSE
5 38 (13.48%) Degree
6 34 (12.06%) CCIE
7 31 (10.99%) CCSA
8 26 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (7.80%) Security Cleared
10 18 (6.38%) SC Cleared
11 17 (6.03%) CCDP
11 17 (6.03%) CISSP
12 16 (5.67%) MCSE
13 14 (4.96%) CCSP
14 10 (3.55%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.84%) JNCIP
15 8 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (2.84%) MCITP
15 8 (2.84%) MCSA
15 8 (2.84%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.41%) SLA
2 13 (4.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (4.26%) HIPAA
4 8 (2.84%) QA
5 7 (2.48%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.74%) ProxySG
4 17 (6.03%) vSphere
5 14 (4.96%) Snort
6 11 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.19%) XenApp
8 8 (2.84%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.42%) Squid
9 4 (1.42%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.06%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.06%) NFS
10 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.71%) Firmware
12 1 (0.35%) vCloud
12 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 25 (8.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (6.74%) RANCID
3 15 (5.32%) SCCM
4 8 (2.84%) Backup Exec
5 7 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.48%) AirWatch
6 5 (1.77%) WhatsUp Gold
7 4 (1.42%) Cacti
7 4 (1.42%) Nagios
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
8 3 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.71%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.71%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) SCOM
10 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 282 (100.00%) Cisco
2 111 (39.36%) Juniper
3 105 (37.23%) F5
4 104 (36.88%) CheckPoint
5 47 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 42 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 37 (13.12%) SolarWinds
8 36 (12.77%) VMware
9 35 (12.41%) Citrix
10 31 (10.99%) Riverbed
11 28 (9.93%) McAfee
12 27 (9.57%) Infoblox
13 23 (8.16%) Fortinet
13 23 (8.16%) HP
14 22 (7.80%) TippingPoint
15 21 (7.45%) Nokia
16 16 (5.67%) Sourcefire
17 15 (5.32%) Websense
17 15 (5.32%) Tufin
18 14 (4.96%) Remedy
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