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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 96 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% - 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +60.96%
Cisco IOS
North West

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
224 185 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.02% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 89 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
4 3 (50.00%) TACACS
4 3 (50.00%) Telnet
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) SMTP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) SNMP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) Aruba
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 3 (50.00%) SSH

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) OSPF
1 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) SMTP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) TACACS
2 3 (50.00%) Telnet
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (33.33%) IOS XR
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIA
2 2 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIE
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCIP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) BT