The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 143 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 13 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.25% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.50% 2.00% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£388 - £113
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £268
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +49.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -69.23%
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
521 400 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.48% 12.63% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 161 128
Average daily rate £350 £310 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 36 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £45.00 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 9 £388 -
Cheshire -10 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (85.71%) MPLS
3 24 (85.71%) OSPF
3 24 (85.71%) BGP
3 24 (85.71%) VPN
3 24 (85.71%) CCNP
3 24 (85.71%) CCNA
4 22 (78.57%) BT
5 21 (75.00%) CCIE
6 20 (71.43%) Juniper
6 20 (71.43%) UNIX
6 20 (71.43%) JNCIP
6 20 (71.43%) RSVP
6 20 (71.43%) Junos
7 19 (67.86%) HSRP
7 19 (67.86%) BT 21CN
7 19 (67.86%) JNCIA
7 19 (67.86%) IOS XR
7 19 (67.86%) VRRP
7 19 (67.86%) L2TP
7 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
7 19 (67.86%) Linux
7 19 (67.86%) Broadband
7 19 (67.86%) IPv4
7 19 (67.86%) IPv6
7 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
7 19 (67.86%) CCIP
8 8 (28.57%) Wireless
9 7 (25.00%) Avaya

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) VPN
1 24 (85.71%) MPLS
1 24 (85.71%) OSPF
1 24 (85.71%) BGP
2 20 (71.43%) RSVP
2 20 (71.43%) Junos
3 19 (67.86%) BT 21CN
3 19 (67.86%) VRRP
3 19 (67.86%) HSRP
3 19 (67.86%) IOS XR
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
3 19 (67.86%) L2TP
3 19 (67.86%) IPv4
3 19 (67.86%) IPv6
3 19 (67.86%) Broadband
4 8 (28.57%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.86%) LAN
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 4 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 19 (67.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) IP Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Implementation Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Handset
1 1 (3.57%) Life Science
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) UNIX
2 19 (67.86%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Change Management
3 1 (3.57%) Information Management
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.57%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (85.71%) CCNP
2 24 (85.71%) CCNA
3 21 (75.00%) CCIE
4 20 (71.43%) JNCIP
5 19 (67.86%) JNCIA
5 19 (67.86%) CCIP
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) BT
3 20 (71.43%) Juniper
4 7 (25.00%) Avaya
5 4 (14.29%) Nortel
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.14%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) AppSense
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) HP