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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 399 442 443
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 154 106 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 1.74% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 53 40
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £227 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £260
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +49.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £17.50 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £32.70 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £112.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -75.55%
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
7022 6103 6369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.23% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 3178 3163
Average daily rate £375 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 357 553
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 March 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
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 March 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 +9 71 £413 +17.85% 16
Yorkshire +11 34 £401 - 6
North West -9 16 £388 +46.91% 2
South East -25 15 £352 +9.84% 6
East of England +4 6 £425 +6.25%
South West -5 3 £295 -34.44% 3
West Midlands -9 1 £113 - 1
Cisco IOS
UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Cisco
2 177 (65.80%) Firewall
3 166 (61.71%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (50.56%) OSPF
5 132 (49.07%) Cisco ASA
6 125 (46.47%) F5
6 125 (46.47%) CCNP
7 112 (41.64%) CheckPoint
8 110 (40.89%) BGP
9 90 (33.46%) DNS
10 89 (33.09%) WAN
10 89 (33.09%) LAN
11 88 (32.71%) Juniper
12 85 (31.60%) VMware
12 85 (31.60%) Network Security
13 84 (31.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 81 (30.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 77 (28.62%) VPN
16 75 (27.88%) DHCP
17 73 (27.14%) Blue Coat
18 69 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 66 (24.54%) CCSE
20 62 (23.05%) BIG-IP
20 62 (23.05%) Windows
21 61 (22.68%) Load Balancing
21 61 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
22 59 (21.93%) Linux
23 56 (20.82%) Citrix
24 55 (20.45%) MPLS
25 53 (19.70%) HP

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 15 (5.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.86%) Lync
3 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.49%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 22 (8.18%) MS Office
2 13 (4.83%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.23%) Office 365
1 6 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (65.80%) Firewall
2 136 (50.56%) OSPF
3 132 (49.07%) Cisco ASA
4 110 (40.89%) BGP
5 90 (33.46%) DNS
6 89 (33.09%) WAN
6 89 (33.09%) LAN
7 85 (31.60%) Network Security
8 84 (31.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 81 (30.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 77 (28.62%) VPN
11 75 (27.88%) DHCP
12 62 (23.05%) BIG-IP
13 61 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 55 (20.45%) MPLS
15 47 (17.47%) NetScreen
16 41 (15.24%) Wireless
17 36 (13.38%) TCP/IP
17 36 (13.38%) DMVPN
18 35 (13.01%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (10.41%) Telecoms
2 27 (10.04%) Finance
3 17 (6.32%) Banking
4 7 (2.60%) Games
5 4 (1.49%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 101 (37.55%) Network Engineer
2 37 (13.75%) Network Specialist
3 35 (13.01%) Network Security Specialist
3 35 (13.01%) Security Specialist
4 28 (10.41%) Analyst
5 21 (7.81%) IP Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Security Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Architect
7 18 (6.69%) Implementation Engineer
8 17 (6.32%) Operations Engineer
9 16 (5.95%) Network Architect
10 15 (5.58%) Cisco Engineer
11 13 (4.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (4.46%) Network Analyst
13 11 (4.09%) Consultant
13 11 (4.09%) Senior Security Engineer
14 9 (3.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 9 (3.35%) Network Security Engineer
15 7 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.74%) Web Services
1 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.37%) CSS
2 1 (0.37%) JMS
2 1 (0.37%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 47 (17.47%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (13.01%) Fat Client
2 35 (13.01%) Thin Client
3 20 (7.43%) Blackberry
4 17 (6.32%) Cryptography
5 9 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.97%) PKI
7 6 (2.23%) Online Games
8 5 (1.86%) iPhone
8 5 (1.86%) iPad
9 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.12%) Clustering
9 3 (1.12%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.37%) Kindle
11 1 (0.37%) User Experience
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
11 1 (0.37%) IVR
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.05%) Windows
2 59 (21.93%) Linux
3 31 (11.52%) UNIX
4 26 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.55%) Windows 7
7 14 (5.20%) Windows XP
8 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.35%) Android
10 4 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.12%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.74%) Debian
12 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.68%) Load Balancing
2 49 (18.22%) E-Commerce
3 36 (13.38%) ITIL
4 35 (13.01%) Mentoring
5 25 (9.29%) Service Management
6 24 (8.92%) Migration
7 23 (8.55%) Network Management
8 21 (7.81%) Network Design
9 19 (7.06%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.58%) Incident Management
11 14 (5.20%) Time Management
11 14 (5.20%) Line Management
12 13 (4.83%) Network Monitoring
13 8 (2.97%) Project Management
13 8 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (2.60%) Kalman Filter
15 5 (1.86%) Performance Analysis
15 5 (1.86%) Project Planning
15 5 (1.86%) Change Management
16 4 (1.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.41%) C
2 9 (3.35%) SQL
3 8 (2.97%) Python
4 2 (0.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.37%) Tcl
5 1 (0.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 166 (61.71%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (46.47%) CCNP
3 66 (24.54%) CCSE
4 51 (18.96%) CCIE
4 51 (18.96%) CCNA
5 23 (8.55%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.43%) JNCIP
7 18 (6.69%) JNCIA
7 18 (6.69%) SC Cleared
8 17 (6.32%) CCIP
9 9 (3.35%) Degree
9 9 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (2.97%) CCSP
10 8 (2.97%) CISSP
11 7 (2.60%) MCSE
12 5 (1.86%) VCP4
12 5 (1.86%) CCDP
13 4 (1.49%) CCSA
13 4 (1.49%) MCITP
14 3 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.58%) QA
1 15 (5.58%) SLA
2 12 (4.46%) JSP 440
3 5 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (9.29%) Hyper-V
2 25 (9.29%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.81%) vSphere
4 17 (6.32%) XenServer
5 13 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (3.72%) ProxySG
7 9 (3.35%) Snort
8 5 (1.86%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.49%) Firmware
10 3 (1.12%) XenApp
10 3 (1.12%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.74%) Xen
12 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.37%) UAG
12 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (2.97%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.23%) SCCM
4 5 (1.86%) SCOM
4 5 (1.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.74%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.74%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.37%) Cacti
7 1 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.37%) RANCID
7 1 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 269 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (46.47%) F5
3 112 (41.64%) CheckPoint
4 88 (32.71%) Juniper
5 85 (31.60%) VMware
6 73 (27.14%) Blue Coat
7 56 (20.82%) Citrix
8 53 (19.70%) HP
8 53 (19.70%) Infoblox
9 36 (13.38%) Imperva
10 28 (10.41%) Microsoft
11 27 (10.04%) BT
12 23 (8.55%) SolarWinds
13 19 (7.06%) McAfee
14 13 (4.83%) Sourcefire
15 12 (4.46%) EMC
16 9 (3.35%) 3PAR
17 8 (2.97%) TippingPoint
18 7 (2.60%) ProCurve
18 7 (2.60%) Riverbed
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