The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank - 126 109
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.45% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £290 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +84.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £32.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-32.46% +60.96%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
303 345 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.24% 12.60% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 187 103
Average daily rate £313 £320 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £163 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Crossbeam
4 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (50.00%) Junos
4 6 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) McAfee
4 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) QA
5 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
5 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Network Management
5 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management
6 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Junos
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 5 (41.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Network Design
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) McAfee
3 6 (50.00%) Crossbeam
3 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (16.67%) ProCurve