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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 99 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.86% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 6.82% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £381 - £266
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +53.33%
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
276 176 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.02% 12.59% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 90 69
Average daily rate £363 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (63.64%) Fortinet
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 6 (54.55%) Aruba
5 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) Unix
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) SNMP
6 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
6 5 (45.45%) TACACS
7 4 (36.36%) Telnet
7 4 (36.36%) SLA
7 4 (36.36%) Python
7 4 (36.36%) Perl
7 4 (36.36%) SMTP
7 4 (36.36%) FTP
7 4 (36.36%) HTTP
7 4 (36.36%) Statistics

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Wireless
2 9 (81.82%) BGP
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) OSPF
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (63.64%) VPN
5 6 (54.55%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (45.45%) Network Security
6 5 (45.45%) SNMP
6 5 (45.45%) TACACS
7 4 (36.36%) FTP
7 4 (36.36%) HTTP
7 4 (36.36%) SMTP
7 4 (36.36%) SSH
7 4 (36.36%) Telnet
8 2 (18.18%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Unix
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 7 (63.64%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) Web Filtering
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Perl
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Fortinet
3 6 (54.55%) Aruba
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft