The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 74 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.099% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.27% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£328 £258 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.37% +7.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £394 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £65.75
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -77.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 236 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.61% 23.21% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 65
Average daily rate £338 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.35% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 7
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.90 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £18.80
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 Reading

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) SSL

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) F5