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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 136 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.13% 1.26% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£215 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £267
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £269
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +44.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.85 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+52.30% -14.28%
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
423 317 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.32% 12.74% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 154 181
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 £215 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 21 31
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £32.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 January 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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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
Wiltshire - 3 - - 2
Bristol - 1 £215 - 4
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (30.00%) WAN
8 5 (25.00%) MS Office
8 5 (25.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) DNS
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (20.00%) Firmware
9 4 (20.00%) DHCP
9 4 (20.00%) CCNA
9 4 (20.00%) CCSP
9 4 (20.00%) HP
9 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
10 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.00%) SMTP
10 3 (15.00%) Windows NT
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) FTP
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) IPv4
8 1 (5.00%) IPv6
8 1 (5.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) VRRP
8 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Flash
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Windows NT
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
1 3 (15.00%) Network Design
1 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) System Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) CCSP
6 1 (5.00%) CCDA
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (10.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Sophos
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Acronis
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds