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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank - 128 108
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 - 1.38% 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 £338 £342 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.69 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-5.13% +12.04%
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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
308 363 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.72% 13.24% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 196 109
Average daily rate £310 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £191 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -17.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (62.50%) Firewall
4 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) MS Office
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) McAfee
7 6 (37.50%) Juniper
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Android
7 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
7 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Crossbeam
7 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
7 6 (37.50%) Junos
7 6 (37.50%) F5
8 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (31.25%) Network Management
8 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
8 5 (31.25%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) QA
8 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (31.25%) Microsoft

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) Junos
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 1 (6.25%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
2 4 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Network Design
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
4 1 (6.25%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (68.75%) HP
3 10 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 6 (37.50%) McAfee
4 6 (37.50%) Crossbeam
4 6 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Riverbed
4 6 (37.50%) F5
4 6 (37.50%) Juniper
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) CommVault
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
7 3 (18.75%) Sophos
8 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
9 1 (6.25%) Veritas
9 1 (6.25%) Red Hat