The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco IOS
UK
Rank 475 548 454
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -94
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 119 81 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 1.07% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 42 100
Median daily rate £375 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £546 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £389 £401
% change year-on-year
-17.68% -2.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 14
Median hourly rate £45.50 £28.38 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.35% +13.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £28.38 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £28.38 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £28.38 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+62.11% +24.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco IOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 101 £375 -6.25% 22
London +48 59 £413 +3.12% 13
South East +27 21 £300 -33.33% 1
Scotland +38 11 £390 -2.50%
Aberdeen - 11 £390 -
City of London +4 10 £425 +13.33% 4
Yorkshire +21 6 £513 +32.25% 3
Hampshire +12 5 £269 -2.18%
Wales +12 5 £323 +12.17%
West Midlands +7 5 £285 - 4
Buckinghamshire - 5 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £513 - 3
North West +15 4 £320 -16.06% 1
Berkshire +14 4 £275 -38.88%
Basingstoke +12 4 £269 -2.18%
Manchester +5 4 £320 -16.06% 1
Birmingham +5 4 £285 - 1
Swansea - 4 £325 -
Leeds - 4 £513 - 2
West Wales - 4 £325 -
Surrey +16 3 £175 -68.18%
East Midlands +3 3 £313 +25.00%
Reading +2 3 £275 -38.88%
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
Marlow - 3 £300 -
East of England +1 2 £425 -
Dorking - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £330 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £363 -
South Wales +16 1 £320 +11.30%

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 220 (100.00%) Cisco
2 112 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (45.00%) Firewall
4 95 (43.18%) LAN
5 85 (38.64%) WAN
6 81 (36.82%) Cisco ASA
7 76 (34.55%) CCNP
8 74 (33.64%) OSPF
9 71 (32.27%) BGP
9 71 (32.27%) VMware
10 68 (30.91%) Wireless
11 67 (30.45%) Windows
12 61 (27.73%) Microsoft
12 61 (27.73%) F5
13 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 57 (25.91%) Data Centre
14 54 (24.55%) NX-OS
15 52 (23.64%) MPLS
16 51 (23.18%) VPN
17 48 (21.82%) ITIL
18 46 (20.91%) Finance
19 44 (20.00%) CheckPoint
20 43 (19.55%) Network Security
21 41 (18.64%) Juniper
22 40 (18.18%) CCNA
22 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 39 (17.73%) TCP/IP
23 39 (17.73%) Linux
24 33 (15.00%) Security Cleared
24 33 (15.00%) Windows Server

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.18%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (12.27%) MS Office
2 20 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Eikon
2 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.64%) Office 365
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 99 (45.00%) Firewall
2 95 (43.18%) LAN
3 85 (38.64%) WAN
4 81 (36.82%) Cisco ASA
5 74 (33.64%) OSPF
6 71 (32.27%) BGP
7 68 (30.91%) Wireless
8 57 (25.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 54 (24.55%) NX-OS
10 52 (23.64%) MPLS
11 51 (23.18%) VPN
12 43 (19.55%) Network Security
13 39 (17.73%) TCP/IP
14 27 (12.27%) DHCP
15 24 (10.91%) DNS
15 24 (10.91%) Internet
16 22 (10.00%) Multicast
16 22 (10.00%) VLAN
17 20 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 20 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.91%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (20.91%) Finance
2 18 (8.18%) Banking
3 14 (6.36%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Law
5 7 (3.18%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.27%) Retail
7 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.91%) Electronics
8 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Front Office
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (51.36%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (14.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (10.91%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (9.09%) Analyst
6 19 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 18 (8.18%) Network Security Engineer
8 17 (7.73%) Support Engineer
9 14 (6.36%) Network Analyst
10 13 (5.91%) Network Support
11 12 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Administrator
12 11 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 10 (4.55%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 9 (4.09%) Network Specialist
15 8 (3.64%) Network Design Engineer
15 8 (3.64%) Network Support Engineer
15 8 (3.64%) Support Analyst
15 8 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (3.64%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.09%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.73%) XMPP
3 4 (1.82%) Web Services
4 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) CGI
5 1 (0.45%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 57 (25.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.36%) Blackberry
2 14 (6.36%) CMDB
3 13 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.55%) BYOD
6 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.82%) Clustering
8 4 (1.82%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.82%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.82%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.82%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.36%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.36%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.91%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.45%) Windows
2 39 (17.73%) Linux
3 33 (15.00%) Windows Server
4 29 (13.18%) Android
5 21 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (7.27%) CatOS
7 16 (7.27%) Windows 7
8 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (5.91%) Unix
10 8 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (3.18%) Mac OS
11 7 (3.18%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.82%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.91%) CentOS
15 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (21.82%) ITIL
2 31 (14.09%) Network Management
3 25 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 25 (11.36%) Network Design
4 24 (10.91%) Load Balancing
5 20 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 20 (9.09%) Project Management
6 19 (8.64%) Migration
7 12 (5.45%) QMS
7 12 (5.45%) Release Management
8 11 (5.00%) High Availability
8 11 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.00%) Service Management
9 10 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 10 (4.55%) Quality Management
10 9 (4.09%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.91%) C
2 12 (5.45%) Python
3 9 (4.09%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.64%) Perl
5 4 (1.82%) SQL
5 4 (1.82%) VB
6 3 (1.36%) Java
7 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.91%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) C++
8 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (50.91%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (34.55%) CCNP
3 40 (18.18%) CCNA
4 33 (15.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (11.82%) CCIE
6 25 (11.36%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.09%) Degree
7 9 (4.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (3.64%) CCSE
9 6 (2.73%) CCIP
9 6 (2.73%) CCSA
9 6 (2.73%) CISSP
9 6 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.27%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.82%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.82%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.36%) CCVP
12 3 (1.36%) MCP
12 3 (1.36%) MCSE
12 3 (1.36%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.18%) SLA
2 6 (2.73%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 40 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.73%) vSphere
6 5 (2.27%) pfSense
6 5 (2.27%) Snort
7 4 (1.82%) Firmware
7 4 (1.82%) GPFS
7 4 (1.82%) LXC
8 3 (1.36%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.36%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.91%) Docker
9 2 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.09%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (4.09%) Puppet
2 9 (4.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (3.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (3.18%) SCCM
5 6 (2.73%) AirWatch
5 6 (2.73%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.27%) Nagios
6 5 (2.27%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.82%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.82%) WSUS
8 3 (1.36%) EnCase
8 3 (1.36%) HAProxy
8 3 (1.36%) OPNET
9 2 (0.91%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.91%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 220 (100.00%) Cisco
2 71 (32.27%) VMware
3 61 (27.73%) F5
3 61 (27.73%) Microsoft
4 44 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 41 (18.64%) Juniper
6 25 (11.36%) Citrix
6 25 (11.36%) Palo Alto
7 24 (10.91%) SolarWinds
8 21 (9.55%) HP
9 20 (9.09%) Symantec
10 17 (7.73%) Red Hat
11 14 (6.36%) Blue Coat
12 11 (5.00%) Brocade
12 11 (5.00%) Riverbed
12 11 (5.00%) Veeam
13 10 (4.55%) Aruba
14 9 (4.09%) Infoblox
14 9 (4.09%) Lumension
14 9 (4.09%) Splunk
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