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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 255 214 206
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 10 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 1.32% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£352 £308 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.30% +6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £215 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £394 £263
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £65.75
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -77.18%
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
1988 1595 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.20% 17.63% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 661 610
Average daily rate £340 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 142 154
Average hourly rate £36.00 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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 -15 4 £427 +42.16% 3
Buckinghamshire -3 3 £355 -
Hampshire - 2 £348 -
Surrey +4 1 £520 +44.44% 1
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (57.14%) WAN
3 16 (57.14%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) LAN
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
5 12 (42.86%) Network Security
6 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (39.29%) ITIL
6 11 (39.29%) VPN
7 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 10 (35.71%) CCNP
7 10 (35.71%) OSPF
8 9 (32.14%) CCNA
9 8 (28.57%) VoIP
9 8 (28.57%) IPsec
9 8 (28.57%) Network Management
10 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
10 7 (25.00%) MPLS
10 7 (25.00%) HP
10 7 (25.00%) CCIE
10 7 (25.00%) Juniper
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (25.00%) VMware
10 7 (25.00%) Cryptography
11 6 (21.43%) Time Management
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
11 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (7.14%) Lync
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) WAN
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (42.86%) Network Security
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (39.29%) VPN
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 10 (35.71%) OSPF
6 8 (28.57%) VoIP
6 8 (28.57%) IPsec
7 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
8 5 (17.86%) TACACS
8 5 (17.86%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (10.71%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.57%) AWS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JMS
1 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 5 (17.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (3.57%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Network Management
3 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Time Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Validation
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNP
3 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 7 (25.00%) CCIE
4 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) CCSE
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.57%) HP AIS
8 1 (3.57%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
1 4 (14.29%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.57%) UAG
4 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.57%) Snort
4 1 (3.57%) Xen
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.57%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
1 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Afaria
2 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) HP
2 7 (25.00%) Juniper
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
4 5 (17.86%) McAfee
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) ProCurve
7 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) Altiris
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat