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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 66 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.23% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 1.07% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £450 £427 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% +21.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +53.33%
Cisco IOS
Berkshire

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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) CCNP
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) MPLS
4 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (41.67%) IOS XR
5 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) Internet
5 5 (41.67%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) ISDN
6 3 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) Juniper
6 3 (25.00%) OSPF
6 3 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (25.00%) TACACS
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) CCIE
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Junos
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) Frame Relay
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) Broadband
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) IOS XR
2 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
3 3 (25.00%) BGP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Frame Relay
3 3 (25.00%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) Junos
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) TACACS
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Huawei
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) F5