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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 241 228 235
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 34 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.25% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 1.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.64% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.29 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £32.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-30.97% +60.96%
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
1792 1831 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.10% 19.88% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 866 724
Average daily rate £350 £347 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 97
Average hourly rate £23.75 £20.21 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.54% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Oxfordshire -2 17 £350 +18.64%
Berkshire -2 7 £325 +30.00% 1
West Sussex - 5 £338 -
Buckinghamshire -15 2 £275 -
Middlesex +4 1 £265 -
Hampshire -6 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £455 - 2
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (67.39%) WAN
3 30 (65.22%) Firewall
4 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
5 28 (60.87%) CCNP
6 26 (56.52%) Juniper
7 25 (54.35%) CCNA
7 25 (54.35%) VPN
8 21 (45.65%) Network Security
8 21 (45.65%) NX-OS
9 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 20 (43.48%) F5
10 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (41.30%) ITIL
10 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
10 19 (41.30%) Blue Coat
11 18 (39.13%) CCSE
11 18 (39.13%) LAN
11 18 (39.13%) SSL
12 17 (36.96%) McAfee
12 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
13 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
13 16 (34.78%) ProxySG
14 14 (30.43%) CCSA
14 14 (30.43%) CCSP
14 14 (30.43%) Nokia
14 14 (30.43%) CISSP
14 14 (30.43%) Tufin
14 14 (30.43%) TippingPoint

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) WAN
2 30 (65.22%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) VPN
4 21 (45.65%) Network Security
4 21 (45.65%) NX-OS
5 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (39.13%) SSL
6 18 (39.13%) LAN
7 13 (28.26%) TCP/IP
7 13 (28.26%) OSPF
8 12 (26.09%) DNS
9 11 (23.91%) BGP
10 9 (19.57%) VLAN
11 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (17.39%) HSRP
11 8 (17.39%) EIGRP
11 8 (17.39%) DHCP
12 7 (15.22%) VRRP
12 7 (15.22%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (41.30%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Military
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Data Centre Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Informatics
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) IVR
5 1 (2.17%) CESG
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL
2 17 (36.96%) Load Balancing
3 13 (28.26%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (26.09%) Strategic Planning
5 5 (10.87%) Network Design
6 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Patch Management
8 2 (4.35%) Server Building
8 2 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Time Management
8 2 (4.35%) Network Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Service Management
9 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (63.04%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (60.87%) CCNP
3 25 (54.35%) CCNA
4 18 (39.13%) CCSE
5 14 (30.43%) CCSP
5 14 (30.43%) CISSP
5 14 (30.43%) CCSA
6 13 (28.26%) CCDP
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
8 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
9 4 (8.70%) MCSE
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (6.52%) CCENT
10 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
11 2 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 12 (26.09%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (34.78%) ProxySG
2 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) Snort
5 3 (6.52%) VirtualBox
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Cacti
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
3 26 (56.52%) Juniper
4 20 (43.48%) F5
5 19 (41.30%) Blue Coat
6 17 (36.96%) McAfee
7 16 (34.78%) Fortinet
8 14 (30.43%) TippingPoint
8 14 (30.43%) Nokia
8 14 (30.43%) Tufin
9 11 (23.91%) VMware
10 9 (19.57%) HP
11 4 (8.70%) Citrix
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
11 4 (8.70%) SolarWinds
12 3 (6.52%) Aruba
12 3 (6.52%) Qualys
13 2 (4.35%) Symantec
13 2 (4.35%) MobileIron