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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco IOS
Rank 132 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 1.29% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+97.91% -31.42%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
474 309 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.53% 12.99% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 154 191
Average daily rate £338 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 34 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.13
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.95%

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 22 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 December 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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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
Devon - 6 £213 -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) CCNP
6 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (25.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) MS Office
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) Windows
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) DHCP
9 4 (16.67%) CCSP
9 4 (16.67%) HP
9 4 (16.67%) Firmware
9 4 (16.67%) BGP
9 4 (16.67%) Network Design
9 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
10 3 (12.50%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) LAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 4 (16.67%) BGP
6 4 (16.67%) DHCP
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) FWSM
7 3 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
7 3 (12.50%) SMTP
7 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 2 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (4.17%) Multicast
9 1 (4.17%) FTP
9 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.17%) PBX
9 1 (4.17%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Flash
1 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows NT
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) CCNP
5 6 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.67%) CCSP
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
8 1 (4.17%) MCSE
8 1 (4.17%) MCSA
8 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
3 4 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) Sophos
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (8.33%) Computacenter
4 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec
5 1 (4.17%) Veeam
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Acronis
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe