The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 223 218 203
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.19% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +43.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £185.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+52.30% -14.28%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1856 1431 1555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.88% 17.20% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 604 602
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 118 157
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Berkshire -3 5 £337 +3.53% 2
Surrey -2 4 £300 -26.38% 1
Oxfordshire -16 3 £174 -48.13%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £355 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £450 - 3
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (61.29%) WAN
4 18 (58.06%) LAN
5 17 (54.84%) Firewall
6 15 (48.39%) Windows
7 14 (45.16%) CCNP
8 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (38.71%) Network Security
9 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
10 11 (35.48%) OSPF
11 10 (32.26%) VoIP
11 10 (32.26%) CCNA
11 10 (32.26%) Network Management
12 9 (29.03%) ITIL
13 8 (25.81%) VPN
13 8 (25.81%) Juniper
13 8 (25.81%) HP
13 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
13 8 (25.81%) VLAN
14 7 (22.58%) VMware
14 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
14 7 (22.58%) Time Management
14 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
14 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
14 7 (22.58%) MPLS
14 7 (22.58%) IPsec
15 6 (19.35%) SAN

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (6.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) WAN
2 18 (58.06%) LAN
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
4 13 (41.94%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (38.71%) Network Security
5 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (35.48%) OSPF
7 10 (32.26%) VoIP
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) VLAN
9 7 (22.58%) MPLS
9 7 (22.58%) IPsec
10 6 (19.35%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
11 5 (16.13%) TACACS
11 5 (16.13%) BGP
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (12.90%) IP Telephony
13 3 (9.68%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Network Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Cryptography
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) PKI
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Network Management
2 9 (29.03%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Time Management
3 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
4 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Management
4 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
6 2 (6.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (45.16%) CCNP
3 10 (32.26%) CCNA
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) CCIE
7 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (6.45%) CCDP
8 2 (6.45%) CCVP
8 2 (6.45%) Degree
9 1 (3.23%) HP AIS
9 1 (3.23%) HP ASE
9 1 (3.23%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) DFS Replication
4 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Xen
4 1 (3.23%) Snort
4 1 (3.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.23%) ZENworks
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Juniper
2 8 (25.81%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) VMware
4 5 (16.13%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) Riverbed
5 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 3 (9.68%) Brocade
6 3 (9.68%) ProCurve
6 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.68%) McAfee
6 3 (9.68%) 3PAR
7 2 (6.45%) Websense
8 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.23%) Altiris
8 1 (3.23%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.23%) EMC
8 1 (3.23%) Ericsson
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