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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 248 214 221
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 15 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
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£347 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% +7.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.29 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.19 £10.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+391.90% -69.23%
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
1788 1746 1553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.01% 19.14% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 760 655
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 97 166
Average hourly rate £30.00 £18.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 June 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 June 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
Surrey +2 5 £455 +82.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 3 - - 1
Berkshire -2 2 - - 3
Hampshire -12 2 £347 +9.87%
Oxfordshire -22 2 £283 -10.67%
Middlesex - 1 £265 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 16 (64.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (52.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) CCNA
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (40.00%) VPN
6 10 (40.00%) CCNP
6 10 (40.00%) OSPF
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
7 9 (36.00%) Network Security
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (32.00%) Juniper
9 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
9 7 (28.00%) HP
9 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (28.00%) F5
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
10 6 (24.00%) DNS
11 5 (20.00%) Citrix
11 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (20.00%) McAfee
11 5 (20.00%) BGP
11 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) NX-OS

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) LAN
1 16 (64.00%) WAN
2 13 (52.00%) Firewall
3 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
4 10 (40.00%) OSPF
5 9 (36.00%) Network Security
6 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.00%) NX-OS
8 5 (20.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) VRRP
9 4 (16.00%) SSL
9 4 (16.00%) SAN
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) VoIP
9 4 (16.00%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (16.00%) VLAN
9 4 (16.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Informatics
3 2 (8.00%) IVR
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.00%) Time Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Management
3 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Validation
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (44.00%) CCNA
3 10 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) MCSE
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.00%) CCSE
7 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
1 4 (16.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (16.00%) Snort
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) Juniper
3 7 (28.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 5 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat