The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 347 366 364
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 65 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 0.78% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 7 36
Average daily rate £325 £200 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £144 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+49.53% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £32.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-69.23% -26.13%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Cisco IOS
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +2 21 £325 +18.18% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Romford - - - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 94 (97.92%) Cisco
2 57 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (56.25%) LAN
4 50 (52.08%) WAN
5 40 (41.67%) CCNP
6 39 (40.63%) Firewall
7 30 (31.25%) BGP
7 30 (31.25%) VPN
8 29 (30.21%) Windows
8 29 (30.21%) Wireless
9 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
9 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint
9 26 (27.08%) F5
10 24 (25.00%) OSPF
11 23 (23.96%) MPLS
11 23 (23.96%) DHCP
12 22 (22.92%) CCIE
12 22 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
13 21 (21.88%) DNS
13 21 (21.88%) Linux
14 20 (20.83%) Network Security
14 20 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
15 17 (17.71%) UNIX
16 16 (16.67%) HP
16 16 (16.67%) Riverbed
17 15 (15.63%) EIGRP
17 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
17 15 (15.63%) Banking
18 14 (14.58%) Active Directory

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.21%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.42%) MS Office
3 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (56.25%) LAN
2 50 (52.08%) WAN
3 39 (40.63%) Firewall
4 30 (31.25%) BGP
4 30 (31.25%) VPN
5 29 (30.21%) Wireless
6 26 (27.08%) TCP/IP
7 24 (25.00%) OSPF
8 23 (23.96%) MPLS
8 23 (23.96%) DHCP
9 22 (22.92%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (21.88%) DNS
11 20 (20.83%) Network Security
12 15 (15.63%) EIGRP
13 13 (13.54%) VLAN
14 12 (12.50%) VoIP
14 12 (12.50%) WLAN
15 11 (11.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (10.42%) Cisco IPT
16 10 (10.42%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) DB2
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) JUnit
1 1 (1.04%) JMeter
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.63%) Banking
2 13 (13.54%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Back Office
5 5 (5.21%) Finance
5 5 (5.21%) Law
6 3 (3.13%) German Language
7 2 (2.08%) Games
7 2 (2.08%) Legal
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Network Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 12 (12.50%) Consultant
4 10 (10.42%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Administrator
8 4 (4.17%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Voice Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) DCOM
2 1 (1.04%) CORBA
2 1 (1.04%) SOAP
2 1 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.04%) Xerces
2 1 (1.04%) Xalan
2 1 (1.04%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 7 (7.29%) Statistics
3 5 (5.21%) iPad
3 5 (5.21%) iPhone
4 3 (3.13%) Open Source
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.04%) e-Health
6 1 (1.04%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.21%) Windows
2 21 (21.88%) Linux
3 17 (17.71%) UNIX
4 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
5 9 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.29%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.21%) Windows 2000
7 5 (5.21%) Ubuntu
8 4 (4.17%) Debian
8 4 (4.17%) Solaris
8 4 (4.17%) Android
9 2 (2.08%) SUSE
9 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.04%) OpenSolaris
10 1 (1.04%) AIX
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.54%) ITIL
2 12 (12.50%) Network Management
3 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.38%) WAN Optimisation
4 9 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.33%) Project Management
6 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.21%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (4.17%) Change Management
9 3 (3.13%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.13%) SIEM
9 3 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.13%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) VB
3 6 (6.25%) C
4 4 (4.17%) Korn
4 4 (4.17%) Perl
4 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.13%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) C-shell
7 1 (1.04%) Lisp
7 1 (1.04%) C#
7 1 (1.04%) C++
7 1 (1.04%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (59.38%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (41.67%) CCNP
3 22 (22.92%) CCIE
4 13 (13.54%) CCNA
5 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
5 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.25%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) CCVP
6 6 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.21%) CCDP
8 3 (3.13%) VTSP
8 3 (3.13%) MCP
9 2 (2.08%) CWNE
9 2 (2.08%) RHCE
9 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.04%) CCSP
10 1 (1.04%) MCSA
10 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.21%) ISA Server
3 4 (4.17%) Squid
3 4 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.17%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.17%) KVM
4 3 (3.13%) Dovecot
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.04%) XenServer
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.04%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.04%) qmail
6 1 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.04%) NFS
6 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.04%) Snort
6 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (20.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (10.42%) OpenView
3 8 (8.33%) Cacti
4 7 (7.29%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (5.21%) OVSD
6 5 (5.21%) DameWare
6 5 (5.21%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.13%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.13%) Nagios
8 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.08%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.04%) Puppet
9 1 (1.04%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.04%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.04%) ZENworks
9 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (1.04%) Netcool
Vendors
1 94 (97.92%) Cisco
2 26 (27.08%) CheckPoint
2 26 (27.08%) F5
3 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (16.67%) HP
4 16 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 11 (11.46%) Juniper
5 11 (11.46%) VMware
6 8 (8.33%) Citrix
6 8 (8.33%) Nokia
7 7 (7.29%) Aruba
7 7 (7.29%) SolarWinds
7 7 (7.29%) Clearswift
7 7 (7.29%) Polycom
8 6 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 6 (6.25%) IBM
8 6 (6.25%) Apple
8 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.25%) Sophos
9 4 (4.17%) Speakerbus
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