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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 418 459 451
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 145 80 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.33% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 38 30
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +43.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £24.38 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £31.40 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -14.28%
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
6805 6032 6433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 13.55% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3870 3263 3141
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 371 605
Average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.81 £11.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +31 62 £400 +6.66% 24
Yorkshire +14 26 £401 +3.35% 6
North West +4 16 £375 -6.25% 1
South East -24 15 £328 -6.28% 6
South West -13 9 £215 -4.44% 5
North East - 7 £365 -
East of England +8 5 £400 +3.22% 3
East Midlands +8 4 £463 +110.22%
West Midlands - 1 £113 - 1
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Cisco
2 183 (67.53%) Firewall
3 162 (59.78%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (45.76%) F5
5 117 (43.17%) OSPF
6 115 (42.44%) Cisco ASA
7 114 (42.07%) CheckPoint
8 110 (40.59%) CCNP
9 107 (39.48%) LAN
10 101 (37.27%) BGP
10 101 (37.27%) WAN
11 85 (31.37%) Juniper
12 82 (30.26%) VPN
12 82 (30.26%) Network Security
13 76 (28.04%) DNS
14 73 (26.94%) Cisco Nexus
15 66 (24.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 64 (23.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 63 (23.25%) Blue Coat
18 62 (22.88%) VMware
18 62 (22.88%) Load Balancing
19 60 (22.14%) Windows
20 57 (21.03%) DHCP
21 54 (19.93%) CCSE
22 51 (18.82%) TCP/IP
22 51 (18.82%) HP
22 51 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
22 51 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (18.08%) Linux
23 49 (18.08%) BIG-IP

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (2.58%) Lync
2 7 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.21%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (8.86%) MS Office
2 18 (6.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (67.53%) Firewall
2 117 (43.17%) OSPF
3 115 (42.44%) Cisco ASA
4 107 (39.48%) LAN
5 101 (37.27%) BGP
5 101 (37.27%) WAN
6 82 (30.26%) VPN
6 82 (30.26%) Network Security
7 76 (28.04%) DNS
8 73 (26.94%) Cisco Nexus
9 66 (24.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 64 (23.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 57 (21.03%) DHCP
12 51 (18.82%) TCP/IP
13 49 (18.08%) BIG-IP
14 45 (16.61%) Wireless
15 42 (15.50%) NetScreen
16 41 (15.13%) MPLS
17 36 (13.28%) Internet
18 35 (12.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (14.02%) Finance
2 27 (9.96%) Banking
3 20 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.69%) Spanish Language
5 8 (2.95%) Games
6 6 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.21%) Back Office
7 5 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Legal
9 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (38.75%) Network Engineer
2 27 (9.96%) Analyst
2 27 (9.96%) Security Engineer
2 27 (9.96%) Network Specialist
3 26 (9.59%) Network Security Specialist
3 26 (9.59%) Security Specialist
4 25 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (8.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 18 (6.64%) Senior Security Engineer
7 16 (5.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (5.90%) IP Engineer
8 14 (5.17%) Architect
9 12 (4.43%) Network Analyst
9 12 (4.43%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (4.43%) Implementation Engineer
10 11 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) Support Engineer
11 10 (3.69%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.32%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.85%) CSS
2 2 (0.74%) Web Services
2 2 (0.74%) XMPP
2 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.37%) Flash
3 1 (0.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.55%) Blackberry
3 26 (9.59%) Thin Client
3 26 (9.59%) Fat Client
4 17 (6.27%) Cryptography
5 12 (4.43%) PKI
6 9 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.58%) Online Games
8 6 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.85%) iPhone
9 5 (1.85%) iPad
9 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.85%) Clustering
10 4 (1.48%) CESG
11 3 (1.11%) Replication
11 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.37%) Handset
12 1 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.37%) IVR
12 1 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (22.14%) Windows
2 49 (18.08%) Linux
3 26 (9.59%) Windows 7
4 25 (9.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (8.86%) UNIX
5 24 (8.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (5.90%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.06%) Android
8 10 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.48%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.11%) Windows NT
10 3 (1.11%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (22.88%) Load Balancing
2 46 (16.97%) ITIL
3 40 (14.76%) E-Commerce
4 34 (12.55%) Mentoring
5 32 (11.81%) Network Management
6 29 (10.70%) Service Management
7 21 (7.75%) Service Delivery
8 20 (7.38%) Network Design
8 20 (7.38%) Incident Management
9 15 (5.54%) Time Management
9 15 (5.54%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (4.80%) Project Management
11 12 (4.43%) Migration
12 11 (4.06%) Project Planning
13 10 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.32%) Kalman Filter
14 9 (3.32%) Line Management
15 7 (2.58%) Low Latency
15 7 (2.58%) WAN Optimisation
16 6 (2.21%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.49%) C
2 8 (2.95%) Python
3 7 (2.58%) SQL
4 2 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) Java
5 1 (0.37%) Tcl
5 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 162 (59.78%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (40.59%) CCNP
3 54 (19.93%) CCSE
4 46 (16.97%) CCNA
5 41 (15.13%) CCIE
6 25 (9.23%) Security Cleared
7 21 (7.75%) SC Cleared
8 13 (4.80%) JNCIP
8 13 (4.80%) CCIP
9 12 (4.43%) JNCIA
10 10 (3.69%) Degree
11 9 (3.32%) CCVP
12 8 (2.95%) CCDP
13 6 (2.21%) CCSP
14 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.48%) CCSA
15 4 (1.48%) CISSP
16 3 (1.11%) A+ Certification
16 3 (1.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.38%) SLA
2 15 (5.54%) QA
3 11 (4.06%) JSP 440
4 9 (3.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.96%) Hyper-V
3 26 (9.59%) Active Directory
4 19 (7.01%) vSphere
5 15 (5.54%) ProxySG
6 14 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (3.69%) XenServer
8 9 (3.32%) Snort
9 4 (1.48%) Firmware
10 3 (1.11%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.11%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.74%) Xen
12 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.37%) XenApp
12 1 (0.37%) vCloud
12 1 (0.37%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (4.43%) WhatsUp Gold
3 10 (3.69%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (2.95%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.85%) SCCM
6 5 (1.85%) SCOM
7 4 (1.48%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.74%) ZENworks
10 1 (0.37%) OpenView
10 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.37%) Cacti
10 1 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 271 (100.00%) Cisco
2 124 (45.76%) F5
3 114 (42.07%) CheckPoint
4 85 (31.37%) Juniper
5 63 (23.25%) Blue Coat
6 62 (22.88%) VMware
7 51 (18.82%) HP
8 43 (15.87%) Citrix
9 40 (14.76%) Microsoft
10 36 (13.28%) Infoblox
11 27 (9.96%) Imperva
12 25 (9.23%) SolarWinds
13 19 (7.01%) McAfee
13 19 (7.01%) BT
14 18 (6.64%) Sourcefire
15 13 (4.80%) EMC
15 13 (4.80%) 3PAR
16 12 (4.43%) Riverbed
17 11 (4.06%) Dell
18 9 (3.32%) TippingPoint
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