The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 390 361 369
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 45 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 2.63% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 34
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £227 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £32.60
% change year-on-year
+104.42% -32.46%
Cisco IOS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3254 2887 3252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.38% 12.36% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 1907 2090
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 93
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in London

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 10 £440 +15.18%
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 97 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (53.61%) Firewall
3 51 (52.58%) VPN
4 47 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (47.42%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (44.33%) BGP
7 40 (41.24%) Wireless
8 39 (40.21%) CCNP
9 38 (39.18%) WAN
10 36 (37.11%) Finance
11 34 (35.05%) Windows
11 34 (35.05%) LAN
12 33 (34.02%) TCP/IP
12 33 (34.02%) OSPF
13 29 (29.90%) Data Centre
14 28 (28.87%) NX-OS
15 27 (27.84%) DNS
16 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
17 24 (24.74%) Windows Server
18 22 (22.68%) Cisco Wireless
18 22 (22.68%) DHCP
18 22 (22.68%) MPLS
18 22 (22.68%) VMware
19 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
20 20 (20.62%) IPsec
20 20 (20.62%) Network Security
20 20 (20.62%) F5
20 20 (20.62%) HSRP
21 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
21 18 (18.56%) Palo Alto

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.19%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.09%) Zimbra
7 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.12%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.03%) Office 365
4 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (53.61%) Firewall
2 51 (52.58%) VPN
3 46 (47.42%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (44.33%) BGP
5 40 (41.24%) Wireless
6 38 (39.18%) WAN
7 34 (35.05%) LAN
8 33 (34.02%) OSPF
8 33 (34.02%) TCP/IP
9 28 (28.87%) NX-OS
10 27 (27.84%) DNS
11 22 (22.68%) Cisco Wireless
11 22 (22.68%) DHCP
11 22 (22.68%) MPLS
12 20 (20.62%) HSRP
12 20 (20.62%) IPsec
12 20 (20.62%) Network Security
13 18 (18.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (16.49%) VRRP
15 15 (15.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) MySQL
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.19%) git-flow
1 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.19%) JIRA
2 3 (3.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (37.11%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Games
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (44.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (11.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Security Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Architect
6 9 (9.28%) Network Design Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Design Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Cisco Support
9 6 (6.19%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Team Leader
11 4 (4.12%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.22%) 802.1X
1 7 (7.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (29.90%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.25%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.19%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.19%) Streaming Media
5 5 (5.15%) MPEG
6 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.06%) BYOD
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) Handset
7 2 (2.06%) iPad
7 2 (2.06%) iPhone
7 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) Fintech
8 1 (1.03%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.05%) Windows
2 24 (24.74%) Windows Server
3 13 (13.40%) Linux
4 11 (11.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.22%) Unix
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.15%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone
8 4 (4.12%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (3.09%) Android
10 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.03%) CatOS
11 1 (1.03%) Mandriva Linux
11 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Load Balancing
2 17 (17.53%) Change Management
3 11 (11.34%) ITIL
3 11 (11.34%) Network Design
4 10 (10.31%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (9.28%) DDoS Mitigation
6 7 (7.22%) High Availability
6 7 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (7.22%) Time Management
7 6 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.19%) HOOD
8 5 (5.15%) Change Control
8 5 (5.15%) Escalation Management
8 5 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (5.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (4.12%) Network Planning
10 3 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
1 7 (7.22%) Python
2 5 (5.15%) Perl
3 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Korn
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (48.45%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (40.21%) CCNP
3 18 (18.56%) CCNA
4 13 (13.40%) CCIE
5 6 (6.19%) CCSA
5 6 (6.19%) CCSE
5 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.15%) CCVP
7 3 (3.09%) Degree
8 2 (2.06%) CCSP
8 2 (2.06%) CISSP
9 1 (1.03%) CCDA
9 1 (1.03%) CCIP
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.03%) MCSA
9 1 (1.03%) MCSE
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.03%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.31%) VMware ESX
3 10 (10.31%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (6.19%) Docker
4 6 (6.19%) NFS
4 6 (6.19%) XenApp
5 5 (5.15%) vSphere
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.12%) Snort
6 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.09%) Squid
8 2 (2.06%) Firmware
9 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.19%) Cacti
1 6 (6.19%) CFEngine
1 6 (6.19%) FortiGate
1 6 (6.19%) logstash
1 6 (6.19%) Nagios
1 6 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.19%) Puppet
1 6 (6.19%) ZABBIX
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.12%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.12%) Simpana
2 4 (4.12%) SmokePing
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
4 1 (1.03%) OpenNMS
4 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.68%) VMware
4 20 (20.62%) F5
5 18 (18.56%) Palo Alto
6 16 (16.49%) Juniper
7 15 (15.46%) Apple
8 13 (13.40%) CheckPoint
9 11 (11.34%) HP
10 10 (10.31%) Citrix
10 10 (10.31%) SolarWinds
11 9 (9.28%) Aruba
12 7 (7.22%) Akamai
12 7 (7.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 7 (7.22%) Riverbed
13 6 (6.19%) Blue Coat
13 6 (6.19%) Dell
13 6 (6.19%) Symantec
13 6 (6.19%) Veeam
14 5 (5.15%) Intel Security