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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 221 233 226
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 25 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.080% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 0.43% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 6
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£275 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £30.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +21.00%
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
1830 1611 2072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.74% 18.42% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 745 617
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 166
Average hourly rate £19.91 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.51% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.38 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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
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 16 September 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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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 +11 7 £250 - 7
Hampshire - 7 £252 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £295 -
Middlesex +3 2 - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (55.81%) LAN
3 22 (51.16%) Firewall
4 21 (48.84%) WAN
5 19 (44.19%) CCNP
6 17 (39.53%) CCNA
6 17 (39.53%) OSPF
7 16 (37.21%) Juniper
7 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
8 15 (34.88%) Windows
8 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (30.23%) Network Security
9 13 (30.23%) VLAN
10 12 (27.91%) Network Management
11 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
11 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) vSphere
12 10 (23.26%) Service Management
12 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
13 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
13 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
13 9 (20.93%) Time Management
13 9 (20.93%) QA
13 9 (20.93%) SAN
13 9 (20.93%) HP
13 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (18.60%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (13.95%) Lync
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) LAN
2 22 (51.16%) Firewall
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 17 (39.53%) OSPF
5 16 (37.21%) TCP/IP
6 15 (34.88%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (30.23%) Network Security
7 13 (30.23%) VLAN
8 9 (20.93%) SAN
9 8 (18.60%) VPN
10 6 (13.95%) BGP
11 5 (11.63%) VoIP
11 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (6.98%) HSRP
12 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
12 3 (6.98%) ISDN
12 3 (6.98%) VRRP
13 2 (4.65%) Junos
13 2 (4.65%) Wireshark
13 2 (4.65%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Messaging Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Support
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Mobility Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) Android
4 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) zOS
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Network Management
2 10 (23.26%) Service Management
2 10 (23.26%) Service Delivery
3 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
3 9 (20.93%) Time Management
4 5 (11.63%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Network Design
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.33%) Coaching
8 1 (2.33%) Benchmarking
8 1 (2.33%) Validation
8 1 (2.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 24 (55.81%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (44.19%) CCNP
3 17 (39.53%) CCNA
4 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
4 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
5 8 (18.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (4.65%) CCDP
6 2 (4.65%) CCVP
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) CCIP
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) SLA
3 1 (2.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) vSphere
2 9 (20.93%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
4 4 (9.30%) Xen
5 3 (6.98%) ProxySG
5 3 (6.98%) Snort
6 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (9.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.98%) Nessus
4 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) Juniper
3 9 (20.93%) HP
4 8 (18.60%) Brocade
4 8 (18.60%) 3PAR
5 6 (13.95%) IronPort
5 6 (13.95%) RightFax
5 6 (13.95%) MobileIron
5 6 (13.95%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.95%) Symantec
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 5 (11.63%) F5
7 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
9 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
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