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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 465 470 427
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -43
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 125 93 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 1.42% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 62
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £28.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -28.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.00 £15.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £20.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.07
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.50%
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
7861 6547 7645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.75% 13.66% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4521 3677 3724
Average daily rate £365 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 419 580
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +4.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +16 68 £400 +11.11% 10
South East -13 17 £275 -23.61% 9
Yorkshire +5 15 £275 -29.03% 6
South West -26 11 £388 +19.23%
North East -31 8 £349 -
East Midlands +1 2 £525 +133.33%
East of England -22 2 £153 -60.64% 3
West Midlands -21 1 - - 2
North West - - - - 7
Midlands - - - -
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Cisco
2 144 (62.07%) Firewall
3 123 (53.02%) LAN
4 115 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (43.53%) CheckPoint
6 99 (42.67%) WAN
7 93 (40.09%) F5
8 79 (34.05%) OSPF
9 78 (33.62%) Juniper
10 74 (31.90%) BGP
11 73 (31.47%) VPN
12 72 (31.03%) CCNP
13 69 (29.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 67 (28.88%) Cisco ASA
15 64 (27.59%) Network Security
16 63 (27.16%) TCP/IP
16 63 (27.16%) Windows
17 49 (21.12%) DNS
17 49 (21.12%) VLAN
18 48 (20.69%) Blue Coat
19 46 (19.83%) Microsoft
20 39 (16.81%) HP
21 38 (16.38%) ITIL
22 36 (15.52%) CCNA
23 35 (15.09%) Wireless
23 35 (15.09%) Finance
24 34 (14.66%) DHCP
24 34 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (14.22%) HSRP
25 33 (14.22%) Network Management

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.03%) Lync
3 12 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (4.74%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.02%) IIS
5 7 (3.02%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.72%) Apache
8 4 (1.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 22 (9.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (62.07%) Firewall
2 123 (53.02%) LAN
3 99 (42.67%) WAN
4 79 (34.05%) OSPF
5 74 (31.90%) BGP
6 73 (31.47%) VPN
7 69 (29.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 67 (28.88%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (27.59%) Network Security
10 63 (27.16%) TCP/IP
11 49 (21.12%) DNS
11 49 (21.12%) VLAN
12 35 (15.09%) Wireless
13 34 (14.66%) DHCP
14 33 (14.22%) HSRP
15 29 (12.50%) SAN
16 27 (11.64%) VRRP
17 26 (11.21%) Internet
17 26 (11.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 25 (10.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 35 (15.09%) Finance
2 33 (14.22%) Banking
3 11 (4.74%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.31%) Spanish Language
4 10 (4.31%) Back Office
5 7 (3.02%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (0.86%) Military
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.43%) German Language
Job Titles
1 103 (44.40%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.52%) Security Engineer
3 35 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (10.34%) Senior Security Engineer
5 23 (9.91%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (7.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (6.47%) Network Specialist
8 14 (6.03%) Consultant
9 13 (5.60%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 12 (5.17%) Network Security Specialist
10 12 (5.17%) Support Engineer
10 12 (5.17%) Architect
10 12 (5.17%) Security Specialist
11 10 (4.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 10 (4.31%) Analyst
12 9 (3.88%) Administrator
12 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (3.45%) Network Manager
13 8 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (3.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.16%) CSS
2 2 (0.86%) XMPP
3 1 (0.43%) WAP
3 1 (0.43%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (13.36%) Blackberry
3 14 (6.03%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.74%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.74%) Fat Client
5 10 (4.31%) PKI
5 10 (4.31%) Clustering
6 7 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.16%) Statistics
7 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.16%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.72%) CESG
9 3 (1.29%) Online Games
10 2 (0.86%) Replication
10 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.43%) Handset
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.16%) Windows
2 25 (10.78%) Linux
3 21 (9.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (8.19%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.03%) Windows XP
6 13 (5.60%) Android
7 10 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.02%) UNIX
9 5 (2.16%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.16%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.16%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.72%) zOS
11 3 (1.29%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.86%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.38%) ITIL
2 33 (14.22%) Network Management
3 30 (12.93%) Load Balancing
4 28 (12.07%) Service Delivery
4 28 (12.07%) Mentoring
5 26 (11.21%) Incident Management
6 25 (10.78%) Service Management
7 15 (6.47%) E-Commerce
7 15 (6.47%) Network Design
7 15 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (6.03%) Project Management
8 14 (6.03%) Time Management
9 12 (5.17%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.88%) Data Protection
10 9 (3.88%) Asset Management
10 9 (3.88%) WAN Optimisation
10 9 (3.88%) Low Latency
11 7 (3.02%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.02%) BCP
12 6 (2.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.02%) SQL
2 5 (2.16%) C
3 3 (1.29%) Python
4 2 (0.86%) Perl
4 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 115 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (31.03%) CCNP
3 36 (15.52%) CCNA
4 31 (13.36%) CCSE
5 28 (12.07%) Security Cleared
6 26 (11.21%) SC Cleared
7 14 (6.03%) CCIE
8 10 (4.31%) CCVP
9 8 (3.45%) CCDP
10 7 (3.02%) Degree
11 6 (2.59%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.16%) A+ Certification
13 4 (1.72%) CCSA
14 3 (1.29%) MCSE
14 3 (1.29%) MCSA
15 2 (0.86%) CCSP
15 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.86%) MCP
15 2 (0.86%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.33%) QA
2 15 (6.47%) SLA
3 9 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (3.88%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (13.36%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (8.62%) Snort
5 19 (8.19%) ProxySG
6 18 (7.76%) vSphere
7 15 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.16%) Xen
9 4 (1.72%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.86%) Firmware
11 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.43%) XenServer
11 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (7.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (5.17%) WhatsUp Gold
3 10 (4.31%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (3.88%) SCOrch
5 6 (2.59%) OpenView
5 6 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (2.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.72%) OVSD
7 4 (1.72%) DameWare
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.29%) Nessus
9 2 (0.86%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.86%) Cacti
9 2 (0.86%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.43%) Legato
10 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 232 (100.00%) Cisco
2 101 (43.53%) CheckPoint
3 93 (40.09%) F5
4 78 (33.62%) Juniper
5 48 (20.69%) Blue Coat
6 46 (19.83%) Microsoft
7 39 (16.81%) HP
8 29 (12.50%) Citrix
8 29 (12.50%) Sourcefire
9 24 (10.34%) VMware
10 17 (7.33%) Dell
10 17 (7.33%) SolarWinds
11 16 (6.90%) McAfee
12 15 (6.47%) Riverbed
12 15 (6.47%) 3PAR
13 12 (5.17%) Infoblox
14 11 (4.74%) Imperva
15 10 (4.31%) EMC
16 9 (3.88%) Symantec
17 8 (3.45%) Nokia
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