The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 132 105 124
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 8 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.48% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.60 £20.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+60.96% -26.36%
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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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
489 270 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.48% 12.05% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 136 197
Average daily rate £350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 65
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.65 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS across the South West region.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the South West region.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) BGP
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 13 (61.90%) Juniper
4 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) Junos
4 11 (52.38%) F5
4 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
4 11 (52.38%) Network Security
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
5 9 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) LAN
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 3 (14.29%) FWSM
8 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL
8 3 (14.29%) SLA
8 3 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (14.29%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) BGP
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) OSPF
3 11 (52.38%) Junos
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security
4 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 3 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 3 (14.29%) FWSM
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (9.52%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Security Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) WAP
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Juniper
3 11 (52.38%) CheckPoint
3 11 (52.38%) F5
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft