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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 92 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% - 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% - 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.69 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +10.68%
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
199 150 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.31% 12.19% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 70 71
Average daily rate £320 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.88 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.16 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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 31 July 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) OSPF
2 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 10 (83.33%) UNIX
3 9 (75.00%) 802.1X
4 8 (66.67%) CCIE
5 7 (58.33%) CCNP
5 7 (58.33%) CCIP
5 7 (58.33%) CCNA
5 7 (58.33%) IPv4
5 7 (58.33%) IPv6
5 7 (58.33%) L2TP
5 7 (58.33%) RSVP
5 7 (58.33%) Juniper
5 7 (58.33%) MPLS
5 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Broadband
5 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
5 7 (58.33%) VRRP
5 7 (58.33%) BT
5 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (58.33%) JNCIA
5 7 (58.33%) JNCIP
5 7 (58.33%) BT 21CN
5 7 (58.33%) HSRP
5 7 (58.33%) Junos
5 7 (58.33%) IOS XR
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (83.33%) VPN
1 10 (83.33%) OSPF
1 10 (83.33%) BGP
2 7 (58.33%) L2TP
2 7 (58.33%) RSVP
2 7 (58.33%) VRRP
2 7 (58.33%) BT 21CN
2 7 (58.33%) Junos
2 7 (58.33%) HSRP
2 7 (58.33%) IOS XR
2 7 (58.33%) IPv4
2 7 (58.33%) IPv6
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
2 7 (58.33%) Broadband
2 7 (58.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (33.33%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) SSH
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) TACACS
General
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Operations Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) IP Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) UNIX
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCIE
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) CCIP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) JNCIA
3 7 (58.33%) JNCIP
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
2 7 (58.33%) BT
3 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (25.00%) Aruba