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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 228 247 224
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 18 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.80% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Average daily rate £450 £337 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £191 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.38 £185.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +53.33%
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
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 11 £450 +30.43% 2
Hampshire +8 4 £275 -38.88% 1
Surrey -9 3 £550 +83.33% 3
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (61.36%) CCNP
4 25 (56.82%) Firewall
5 23 (52.27%) CCNA
6 21 (47.73%) Juniper
6 21 (47.73%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (45.45%) OSPF
7 20 (45.45%) WAN
8 19 (43.18%) LAN
9 18 (40.91%) VPN
9 18 (40.91%) Data Centre
10 16 (36.36%) NX-OS
10 16 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
11 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
12 14 (31.82%) BGP
12 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
12 14 (31.82%) ITIL
13 13 (29.55%) MPLS
13 13 (29.55%) Network Security
14 12 (27.27%) DNS
14 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
15 10 (22.73%) CCSE
15 10 (22.73%) VLAN
16 9 (20.45%) Intel Security
17 8 (18.18%) Ethernet
17 8 (18.18%) SSL
17 8 (18.18%) Windows
17 8 (18.18%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) Firewall
2 21 (47.73%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (45.45%) OSPF
3 20 (45.45%) WAN
4 19 (43.18%) LAN
5 18 (40.91%) VPN
6 16 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (36.36%) NX-OS
7 14 (31.82%) BGP
7 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
8 13 (29.55%) MPLS
8 13 (29.55%) Network Security
9 12 (27.27%) DNS
9 12 (27.27%) EIGRP
10 10 (22.73%) VLAN
11 8 (18.18%) Ethernet
11 8 (18.18%) SSL
12 7 (15.91%) DHCP
12 7 (15.91%) Wireless
13 6 (13.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Data Centre Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) CatOS
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.91%) Network Design
2 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
3 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Change Management
4 5 (11.36%) Network Management
4 5 (11.36%) Time Management
5 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (9.09%) Web Filtering
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (2.27%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (61.36%) CCNP
3 23 (52.27%) CCNA
4 10 (22.73%) CCSE
5 6 (13.64%) CCIE
5 6 (13.64%) CCSA
5 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) CCDP
6 4 (9.09%) CCENT
6 4 (9.09%) CCSP
6 4 (9.09%) CISSP
7 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) MCSA
8 2 (4.55%) MCSE
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) HIPAA
1 4 (9.09%) QA
1 4 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
3 2 (4.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Juniper
3 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
4 9 (20.45%) Intel Security
5 8 (18.18%) VMware
6 7 (15.91%) F5
7 6 (13.64%) SolarWinds
8 5 (11.36%) Aruba
8 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
8 5 (11.36%) HP
8 5 (11.36%) Palo Alto
9 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
9 4 (9.09%) Nokia
9 4 (9.09%) TippingPoint
9 4 (9.09%) Tufin
10 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.82%) NetScout
10 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.55%) Huawei
11 2 (4.55%) Nortel