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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 451 475 472
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 106 75 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.17% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 47
Average daily rate
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£401 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.18% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £226 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £23.85 £22.75 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.81% -20.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -8.88%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6839 6396 8254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.85% 13.73% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3707 3397 3729
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 435 640
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +14 53 £425 +36.00% 20
South East -12 19 £342 - 8
Yorkshire +12 12 £401 +321.57% 3
North West -6 5 - - 2
East of England -36 3 £388 -6.06% 1
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 3
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Cisco
2 133 (54.51%) Firewall
3 119 (48.77%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (42.62%) LAN
5 100 (40.98%) CheckPoint
6 99 (40.57%) OSPF
7 98 (40.16%) BGP
8 90 (36.89%) CCNP
9 88 (36.07%) WAN
10 82 (33.61%) Network Security
10 82 (33.61%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (33.20%) F5
12 76 (31.15%) Windows
13 66 (27.05%) VPN
14 64 (26.23%) DNS
15 63 (25.82%) Juniper
16 57 (23.36%) Linux
17 54 (22.13%) Citrix
18 53 (21.72%) TCP/IP
19 52 (21.31%) DHCP
20 44 (18.03%) Cisco Nexus
21 43 (17.62%) HP
22 42 (17.21%) CCNA
22 42 (17.21%) VMware
22 42 (17.21%) Blue Coat
23 39 (15.98%) Wireless
23 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
24 37 (15.16%) MPLS
24 37 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
25 36 (14.75%) Active Directory

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.92%) Lync
2 12 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.28%) IIS
4 8 (3.28%) Apache
5 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.05%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.64%) CMS
8 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.38%) MS Office
3 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (54.51%) Firewall
2 104 (42.62%) LAN
3 99 (40.57%) OSPF
4 98 (40.16%) BGP
5 88 (36.07%) WAN
6 82 (33.61%) Network Security
6 82 (33.61%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (27.05%) VPN
8 64 (26.23%) DNS
9 53 (21.72%) TCP/IP
10 52 (21.31%) DHCP
11 44 (18.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 39 (15.98%) Wireless
13 37 (15.16%) MPLS
14 34 (13.93%) VLAN
15 33 (13.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 32 (13.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 28 (11.48%) BIG-IP
17 28 (11.48%) NetScreen
18 27 (11.07%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.64%) MySQL
2 4 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.41%) KDB
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) JUnit
1 1 (0.41%) JMeter
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
1 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (10.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.38%) Banking
3 14 (5.74%) Finance
4 8 (3.28%) Back Office
4 8 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.23%) German Language
5 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.82%) Publishing
6 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (40.98%) Network Engineer
2 32 (13.11%) Security Engineer
3 31 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
3 31 (12.70%) Network Specialist
4 26 (10.66%) Network Security Specialist
4 26 (10.66%) Security Specialist
5 22 (9.02%) Consultant
5 22 (9.02%) Support Engineer
6 20 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (7.38%) Analyst
8 16 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
9 13 (5.33%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.10%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Architect
11 9 (3.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
12 8 (3.28%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 7 (2.87%) Voice Engineer
14 6 (2.46%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) DCOM
1 2 (0.82%) XMPP
2 1 (0.41%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (0.41%) wxWidgets
2 1 (0.41%) CSS
2 1 (0.41%) SOAP
2 1 (0.41%) CORBA
2 1 (0.41%) WAP
2 1 (0.41%) VXML
2 1 (0.41%) Xerces
2 1 (0.41%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.48%) Thin Client
1 28 (11.48%) Fat Client
2 17 (6.97%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.69%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.46%) Cryptography
4 6 (2.46%) Statistics
4 6 (2.46%) Clustering
4 6 (2.46%) iPhone
4 6 (2.46%) iPad
5 4 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) Social Media
7 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.41%) HP StorageWorks
7 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.41%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 76 (31.15%) Windows
2 57 (23.36%) Linux
3 20 (8.20%) Windows 7
4 18 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 15 (6.15%) UNIX
5 15 (6.15%) Android
6 13 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.87%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.46%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.64%) zOS
9 4 (1.64%) Solaris
9 4 (1.64%) Debian
9 4 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.11%) Load Balancing
2 29 (11.89%) ITIL
2 29 (11.89%) E-Commerce
3 28 (11.48%) Service Delivery
4 23 (9.43%) Network Management
5 19 (7.79%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.97%) Service Management
7 13 (5.33%) Project Management
8 11 (4.51%) Network Load Balancing
8 11 (4.51%) WAN Optimisation
9 10 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (4.10%) Time Management
9 10 (4.10%) Change Management
10 8 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (2.87%) Network Design
12 6 (2.46%) Migration
12 6 (2.46%) ITIL V3
13 5 (2.05%) Asset Management
13 5 (2.05%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.15%) C
2 13 (5.33%) SQL
3 4 (1.64%) Korn
3 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.82%) Perl
5 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.82%) VB
5 2 (0.82%) Python
6 1 (0.41%) Lisp
6 1 (0.41%) C#
6 1 (0.41%) C++
6 1 (0.41%) Java
6 1 (0.41%) C-shell
6 1 (0.41%) PHP
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 119 (48.77%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (36.89%) CCNP
3 42 (17.21%) CCNA
4 32 (13.11%) CCSE
5 25 (10.25%) Security Cleared
6 24 (9.84%) CCIE
7 21 (8.61%) SC Cleared
8 10 (4.10%) Degree
9 9 (3.69%) CCVP
10 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.46%) MCP
11 6 (2.46%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.05%) MCSE
13 4 (1.64%) MCSA
13 4 (1.64%) CCDP
13 4 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.23%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) SLA
2 11 (4.51%) QA
3 4 (1.64%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 37 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.74%) vSphere
5 12 (4.92%) Snort
6 10 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.87%) ProxySG
8 6 (2.46%) ISA Server
9 5 (2.05%) Xen
10 4 (1.64%) KVM
10 4 (1.64%) Squid
10 4 (1.64%) Sendmail
11 3 (1.23%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.41%) vCloud
12 1 (0.41%) XenServer
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.41%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.41%) NFS
12 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (9.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (5.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 10 (4.10%) OpenView
4 8 (3.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.46%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.46%) DameWare
5 6 (2.46%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.46%) OVSD
6 5 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.05%) Cacti
6 5 (2.05%) WhatsUp Gold
6 5 (2.05%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.64%) Nessus
8 3 (1.23%) SCCM
8 3 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
8 3 (1.23%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.82%) Nagios
9 2 (0.82%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) Cisco
2 100 (40.98%) CheckPoint
3 81 (33.20%) F5
4 63 (25.82%) Juniper
5 54 (22.13%) Citrix
6 43 (17.62%) HP
7 42 (17.21%) VMware
7 42 (17.21%) Blue Coat
8 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.07%) Infoblox
10 25 (10.25%) Imperva
11 22 (9.02%) Riverbed
12 15 (6.15%) IBM
13 12 (4.92%) Symantec
14 11 (4.51%) Sourcefire
15 10 (4.10%) SolarWinds
16 9 (3.69%) Brocade
16 9 (3.69%) IronPort
16 9 (3.69%) McAfee
16 9 (3.69%) Nokia
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