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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 391 345 377
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +32
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 45 89 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 2.92% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 72 29
Median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £23.75 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +4.67%
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
3220 3053 2917
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.55% 12.97% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1985 1814
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 102 90
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.68 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +24 8 £375 -9.52% 2
Surbiton - 4 £475 -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (53.49%) VPN
4 41 (47.67%) CCNP
4 41 (47.67%) BGP
5 40 (46.51%) Firewall
6 38 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (39.53%) TCP/IP
8 33 (38.37%) Wireless
9 31 (36.05%) WAN
9 31 (36.05%) Windows
10 30 (34.88%) OSPF
11 29 (33.72%) LAN
12 28 (32.56%) DNS
13 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
13 26 (30.23%) NX-OS
14 23 (26.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 23 (26.74%) Finance
15 22 (25.58%) Data Centre
16 21 (24.42%) DHCP
17 20 (23.26%) Cisco Wireless
17 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
18 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
18 19 (22.09%) MPLS
18 19 (22.09%) VMware
19 18 (20.93%) Network Security
19 18 (20.93%) HSRP
19 18 (20.93%) F5
20 17 (19.77%) Palo Alto
20 17 (19.77%) Linux

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 8 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (6.98%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.49%) Zimbra
5 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.49%) MS Office
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) PaaS
3 2 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 46 (53.49%) VPN
2 41 (47.67%) BGP
3 40 (46.51%) Firewall
4 38 (44.19%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (39.53%) TCP/IP
6 33 (38.37%) Wireless
7 31 (36.05%) WAN
8 30 (34.88%) OSPF
9 29 (33.72%) LAN
10 28 (32.56%) DNS
11 26 (30.23%) NX-OS
12 23 (26.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (24.42%) DHCP
14 20 (23.26%) Cisco Wireless
15 19 (22.09%) MPLS
16 18 (20.93%) HSRP
16 18 (20.93%) Network Security
17 15 (17.44%) EIGRP
18 13 (15.12%) IPsec
18 13 (15.12%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.98%) git-flow
1 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 6 (6.98%) JIRA
2 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 2 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Law
5 1 (1.16%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Security Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Support Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Design Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) 802.1X
1 7 (8.14%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) YAML
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.14%) Streaming Media
4 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.98%) MPEG
4 6 (6.98%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.33%) BYOD
6 2 (2.33%) Handset
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.16%) Fintech
7 1 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.16%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 20 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.77%) Linux
4 12 (13.95%) Unix
5 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.49%) Android
9 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
9 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.16%) CatOS
10 1 (1.16%) CentOS
10 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.44%) Load Balancing
2 12 (13.95%) Change Management
3 11 (12.79%) ITIL
4 10 (11.63%) DDoS Mitigation
5 9 (10.47%) Network Design
6 8 (9.30%) High Availability
7 7 (8.14%) HOOD
7 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (8.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
9 5 (5.81%) Change Control
9 5 (5.81%) Escalation Management
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.81%) Time Management
10 4 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.65%) Network Planning
11 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.49%) Migration
11 3 (3.49%) Network Management
11 3 (3.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) Bash Shell
1 9 (10.47%) Python
2 7 (8.14%) Perl
3 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) C
5 1 (1.16%) Korn
5 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (47.67%) CCNP
3 15 (17.44%) CCIE
4 14 (16.28%) CCNA
5 7 (8.14%) CCSE
6 6 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.81%) CCSA
8 3 (3.49%) CISSP
8 3 (3.49%) Degree
8 3 (3.49%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.33%) CCA
9 2 (2.33%) CCSP
9 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.16%) CCDA
10 1 (1.16%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.16%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.16%) MCSA
10 1 (1.16%) MCSE
10 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 6 (6.98%) Docker
5 6 (6.98%) NFS
6 5 (5.81%) Snort
7 4 (4.65%) XenApp
8 3 (3.49%) Squid
8 3 (3.49%) vSphere
9 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.16%) Firmware
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Nagios
1 7 (8.14%) Puppet
2 6 (6.98%) CFEngine
2 6 (6.98%) logstash
2 6 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (6.98%) ZABBIX
3 5 (5.81%) Cacti
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.65%) SCCM
4 4 (4.65%) SmokePing
5 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.33%) Ansible
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.33%) OpenView
6 2 (2.33%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.33%) Simpana
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.16%) EnCase
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (22.09%) VMware
4 18 (20.93%) F5
5 17 (19.77%) Palo Alto
6 16 (18.60%) CheckPoint
7 14 (16.28%) Apple
8 12 (13.95%) Aruba
8 12 (13.95%) Citrix
9 8 (9.30%) Akamai
9 8 (9.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 8 (9.30%) Juniper
10 7 (8.14%) HP
10 7 (8.14%) Riverbed
11 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.98%) SevOne
12 5 (5.81%) Intel Security
12 5 (5.81%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.65%) Infoblox
13 4 (4.65%) Nokia