The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco IOS
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 101 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.39% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 2.75% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £320 £381 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.06% -1.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £389 £401
% change year-on-year
-22.18% -2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £28.38 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+62.11% +24.20%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
210 255 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 14.21% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 141 97
Median daily rate £400 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.15 £19.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £48.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) VPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (40.00%) VPLS
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) Aruba
3 3 (60.00%) F5
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) VMware