The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 222 225 225
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 20 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.059% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 0.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 6
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£338 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £20.50 £25.57
% change year-on-year
+10.68% -19.82%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1709 1529 2033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.61% 18.14% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 660 574
Average daily rate £338 £339 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 136 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.37% -17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Cisco IOS
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 7 - -
Hampshire - 6 £348 - 1
Berkshire +2 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £316 -
Surrey - 1 £250 - 2
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (47.62%) Firewall
4 19 (45.24%) LAN
5 17 (40.48%) WAN
5 17 (40.48%) CCNA
6 16 (38.10%) CCNP
7 14 (33.33%) Windows
7 14 (33.33%) Network Security
7 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 13 (30.95%) OSPF
9 12 (28.57%) Juniper
10 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
10 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
11 9 (21.43%) Service Management
12 8 (19.05%) VLAN
12 8 (19.05%) VPN
12 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 8 (19.05%) vSphere
12 8 (19.05%) Network Management
12 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (16.67%) Lync
13 7 (16.67%) RightFax
13 7 (16.67%) Android
13 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.67%) IronPort
13 7 (16.67%) MobileIron

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
1 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (16.67%) Lync
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) Firewall
2 19 (45.24%) LAN
3 17 (40.48%) WAN
4 14 (33.33%) Network Security
5 13 (30.95%) OSPF
6 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (19.05%) VLAN
7 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 7 (16.67%) SAN
8 7 (16.67%) BGP
9 5 (11.90%) Internet
10 4 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (7.14%) ISDN
11 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 3 (7.14%) VoIP
12 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.76%) VRRP
12 2 (4.76%) SONET
12 2 (4.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Consultant
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Mobility Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) VMWare Administrator
6 1 (2.38%) Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Android
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) zOS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Service Management
2 8 (19.05%) Network Management
3 7 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.29%) Time Management
4 6 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
7 2 (4.76%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Logistics
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design
7 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.76%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.38%) Protective Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.38%) Change Control
8 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNA
3 16 (38.10%) CCNP
4 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) CCSE
8 2 (4.76%) CCSA
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CISSP
9 1 (2.38%) CCIE
9 1 (2.38%) CCSP
9 1 (2.38%) MCSE
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.38%) CEH
9 1 (2.38%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.05%) vSphere
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (9.52%) ProxySG
4 4 (9.52%) Xen
5 2 (4.76%) Snort
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.14%) Nessus
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (28.57%) Juniper
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (16.67%) RightFax
4 7 (16.67%) IronPort
4 7 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 7 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 7 (16.67%) Symantec
5 6 (14.29%) Brocade
5 6 (14.29%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) 3PAR
6 5 (11.90%) Citrix
6 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.52%) IBM
7 4 (9.52%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
9 2 (4.76%) Cramer
9 2 (4.76%) VMware
9 2 (4.76%) Sourcefire