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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 354 384 346
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 49 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.13% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 23
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£388 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -21.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £343 £273
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +25.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -31.42%
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
2898 2932 3010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.32% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1957 1919 1888
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 160
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £42.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +12 17 £388 +3.26% 9
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cisco
2 87 (70.73%) Firewall
3 71 (57.72%) F5
4 61 (49.59%) LAN
5 60 (48.78%) CheckPoint
6 59 (47.97%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (47.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 55 (44.72%) WAN
8 55 (44.72%) OSPF
9 54 (43.90%) BGP
10 50 (40.65%) VPN
11 40 (32.52%) Juniper
12 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
13 37 (30.08%) CCNP
14 36 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
15 32 (26.02%) Network Security
16 30 (24.39%) Banking
16 30 (24.39%) Blue Coat
16 30 (24.39%) Finance
17 28 (22.76%) Windows
17 28 (22.76%) Analytical Skills
18 27 (21.95%) VLAN
19 25 (20.33%) Load Balancing
20 24 (19.51%) Wireless
21 23 (18.70%) Mentoring
22 22 (17.89%) Sourcefire
22 22 (17.89%) HSRP
23 21 (17.07%) DNS
23 21 (17.07%) Internet
24 20 (16.26%) Microsoft

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 12 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) Lync
2 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.44%) IIS
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
1 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (70.73%) Firewall
2 61 (49.59%) LAN
3 58 (47.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 55 (44.72%) WAN
4 55 (44.72%) OSPF
5 54 (43.90%) BGP
6 50 (40.65%) VPN
7 39 (31.71%) TCP/IP
8 36 (29.27%) Cisco ASA
9 32 (26.02%) Network Security
10 27 (21.95%) VLAN
11 24 (19.51%) Wireless
12 22 (17.89%) HSRP
13 21 (17.07%) DNS
13 21 (17.07%) Internet
14 19 (15.45%) DHCP
14 19 (15.45%) VRRP
15 17 (13.82%) NetScreen
16 16 (13.01%) VoIP
17 15 (12.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (24.39%) Finance
1 30 (24.39%) Banking
2 10 (8.13%) Spanish Language
3 7 (5.69%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.69%) Games
4 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (44.72%) Network Engineer
2 28 (22.76%) Security Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Senior Security Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (9.76%) Architect
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Network Manager
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (5.69%) Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Network Administrator
9 5 (4.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.07%) Administrator
9 5 (4.07%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) CSS
2 2 (1.63%) XMPP
3 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.01%) Blackberry
3 10 (8.13%) PKI
4 9 (7.32%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Online Games
6 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
7 4 (3.25%) iPhone
7 4 (3.25%) iPad
8 3 (2.44%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.44%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.63%) Replication
10 1 (0.81%) NHS
10 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.76%) Windows
2 17 (13.82%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 10 (8.13%) Windows XP
4 9 (7.32%) UNIX
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.25%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.25%) Android
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.63%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.33%) Load Balancing
2 23 (18.70%) Mentoring
3 12 (9.76%) ITIL
4 11 (8.94%) Project Planning
5 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
5 10 (8.13%) Service Management
6 9 (7.32%) Asset Management
6 9 (7.32%) Project Management
6 9 (7.32%) Data Protection
6 9 (7.32%) Low Latency
7 8 (6.50%) Network Management
8 7 (5.69%) BCP
9 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.07%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.44%) Change Management
11 3 (2.44%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (1.63%) Migration
12 2 (1.63%) Scrum
12 2 (1.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) Python
2 3 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (1.63%) C
4 1 (0.81%) Perl
4 1 (0.81%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 59 (47.97%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (30.08%) CCNP
3 20 (16.26%) CCSE
4 14 (11.38%) CCIE
5 13 (10.57%) CCNA
6 7 (5.69%) CCVP
7 6 (4.88%) CCDP
8 5 (4.07%) Degree
9 4 (3.25%) A+ Certification
9 4 (3.25%) CCSA
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CISSP
11 2 (1.63%) CISM
12 1 (0.81%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.81%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.81%) MCITP
12 1 (0.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) SLA
2 9 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.38%) ProxySG
3 13 (10.57%) Snort
4 11 (8.94%) Hyper-V
5 9 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.81%) Xen
7 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (7.32%) SCOrch
2 7 (5.69%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.25%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) Cacti
6 1 (0.81%) OpenView
6 1 (0.81%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.81%) Legato
6 1 (0.81%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) Cisco
2 71 (57.72%) F5
3 60 (48.78%) CheckPoint
4 40 (32.52%) Juniper
5 30 (24.39%) Blue Coat
6 22 (17.89%) Sourcefire
7 20 (16.26%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.38%) Citrix
9 11 (8.94%) VMware
10 10 (8.13%) Dell
11 8 (6.50%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.69%) HP
12 7 (5.69%) Lotus
13 6 (4.88%) Riverbed
14 5 (4.07%) Websense
14 5 (4.07%) BMC
15 4 (3.25%) Apple
16 3 (2.44%) Infoblox
16 3 (2.44%) Imperva
17 2 (1.63%) Kaseya
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