The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 66 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.31% 1.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -26.13%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IOS
East of England

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Hertfordshire region.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Hertfordshire region.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) SMTP
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) EIGRP
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) SMTP
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (80.00%) SNMP
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (20.00%) Infoblox