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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 136 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.23% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.69% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.60 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.69 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +10.68%
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
389 415 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.14% 13.68% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 247 155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 27
Average hourly rate £42.46 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.62% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £42.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
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 27 July 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
Somerset +4 3 - - 3
Bristol -7 1 £325 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCNA
5 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
6 4 (44.44%) NX-OS
6 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (33.33%) Meraki
7 3 (33.33%) Wireless
8 2 (22.22%) iPhone
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (22.22%) Nokia
8 2 (22.22%) OSPF
8 2 (22.22%) Windows
8 2 (22.22%) Linux
8 2 (22.22%) LAN
8 2 (22.22%) WAN
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (11.11%) BGP
9 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
9 1 (11.11%) Junos
9 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) NX-OS
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Junos
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Meraki
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) F5