The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 464 478 486
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 163 138 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.99% 1.66% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 65 61
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 4
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.85 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.76 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £42.50 £26.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £32.60 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-33.96% +60.96%

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
8197 8298 7149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.81% 14.67% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4697 4499 3856
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 449 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
England +10 153 £369 +5.96% 25
London +7 80 £421 -0.88% 9
South East -17 32 £338 +9.31% 2
City of London +9 24 £417 +28.15% 3
Oxfordshire -9 16 £350 +18.64%
East of England +20 15 £288 -36.11% 2
Hertfordshire +11 12 £288 -36.11% 1
Stevenage - 9 - -
Oxford -12 8 £318 +0.55%
North West -17 8 £350 - 1
Berkshire -5 7 £325 +30.00% 1
South West -8 5 £413 +17.85% 4
Yorkshire -41 5 £313 +13.63% 3
West Midlands - 5 £368 - 2
West Sussex - 5 £338 -
Reading -9 4 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire -25 4 £250 -25.92% 3
Manchester - 4 £288 - 1
Crawley - 4 £338 -
Birmingham - 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
Hammersmith - 3 £438 -
Leicester - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire - 3 - - 1
Somerset +5 2 - -
Wiltshire -4 2 £500 +42.85%
Liverpool - 2 - -
Cumbria - 2 £413 -
Merseyside - 2 - -

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 307 (100.00%) Cisco
2 200 (65.15%) Firewall
3 181 (58.96%) Cisco Certification
4 139 (45.28%) CCNP
5 134 (43.65%) BGP
6 132 (43.00%) WAN
7 129 (42.02%) OSPF
8 124 (40.39%) Juniper
9 120 (39.09%) VPN
9 120 (39.09%) LAN
10 112 (36.48%) F5
11 109 (35.50%) Cisco ASA
12 107 (34.85%) CheckPoint
13 94 (30.62%) Windows
14 92 (29.97%) Network Security
15 84 (27.36%) Wireless
16 83 (27.04%) MPLS
17 78 (25.41%) DNS
18 76 (24.76%) Load Balancing
19 74 (24.10%) TCP/IP
19 74 (24.10%) CCNA
20 71 (23.13%) ITIL
21 69 (22.48%) Cisco Nexus
22 68 (22.15%) Data Centre
23 62 (20.20%) DHCP
24 59 (19.22%) VoIP
25 58 (18.89%) NX-OS
26 56 (18.24%) EIGRP
26 56 (18.24%) IPsec
27 50 (16.29%) Active Directory

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (7.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.23%) Lync
3 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
4 11 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (11.07%) MS Office
2 33 (10.75%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.98%) Yammer
2 2 (0.65%) Office 365
2 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 200 (65.15%) Firewall
2 134 (43.65%) BGP
3 132 (43.00%) WAN
4 129 (42.02%) OSPF
5 120 (39.09%) LAN
5 120 (39.09%) VPN
6 109 (35.50%) Cisco ASA
7 92 (29.97%) Network Security
8 84 (27.36%) Wireless
9 83 (27.04%) MPLS
10 78 (25.41%) DNS
11 74 (24.10%) TCP/IP
12 69 (22.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 62 (20.20%) DHCP
14 59 (19.22%) VoIP
15 58 (18.89%) NX-OS
16 56 (18.24%) EIGRP
16 56 (18.24%) IPsec
17 50 (16.29%) VLAN
18 49 (15.96%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (1.95%) MySQL
4 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (1.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.98%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) GCC
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (15.31%) Finance
2 27 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.21%) Banking
4 11 (3.58%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.95%) Retail
5 6 (1.95%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.30%) Military
6 4 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.30%) Legal
6 4 (1.30%) Advertising
6 4 (1.30%) Publishing
7 2 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 174 (56.68%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (7.49%) Analyst
5 22 (7.17%) Security Engineer
6 16 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (5.21%) Support Engineer
7 13 (4.23%) Consultant
7 13 (4.23%) Support Analyst
8 12 (3.91%) Senior Security Engineer
9 11 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Design Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
11 9 (2.93%) Network Specialist
12 8 (2.61%) Network Support
12 8 (2.61%) Administrator
12 8 (2.61%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.28%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (2.28%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.84%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.61%) XMPP
3 6 (1.95%) .NET
4 4 (1.30%) CSS
5 3 (0.98%) SOAP
5 3 (0.98%) Web Services
5 3 (0.98%) XML
5 3 (0.98%) JSON
5 3 (0.98%) REST
6 2 (0.65%) HTML
6 2 (0.65%) WAMP
6 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (22.15%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.54%) Blackberry
5 15 (4.89%) Cryptography
6 12 (3.91%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.91%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (3.26%) PKI
8 6 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.95%) Physics
9 4 (1.30%) Informatics
9 4 (1.30%) Clustering
9 4 (1.30%) iPad
9 4 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.98%) iPhone
10 3 (0.98%) BYOD
10 3 (0.98%) Replication
10 3 (0.98%) IPTV
10 3 (0.98%) Statistics
11 2 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 94 (30.62%) Windows
2 50 (16.29%) Linux
3 34 (11.07%) UNIX
4 29 (9.45%) Android
5 28 (9.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (5.54%) Windows 7
9 10 (3.26%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.28%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.63%) Debian
12 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.98%) CentOS
12 3 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.65%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.76%) Load Balancing
2 71 (23.13%) ITIL
3 40 (13.03%) Network Design
3 40 (13.03%) Kalman Filter
4 35 (11.40%) Network Management
5 34 (11.07%) Service Management
6 27 (8.79%) Service Delivery
7 25 (8.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 20 (6.51%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (5.86%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (5.54%) WAN Optimisation
11 15 (4.89%) Migration
11 15 (4.89%) Incident Management
12 14 (4.56%) Strategic Planning
12 14 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.23%) Change Management
13 13 (4.23%) Network Load Balancing
14 12 (3.91%) Time Management
15 11 (3.58%) Kanban
15 11 (3.58%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.89%) SQL
1 15 (4.89%) Python
2 11 (3.58%) VB
2 11 (3.58%) Perl
3 8 (2.61%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.98%) VBScript
4 3 (0.98%) Tcl
4 3 (0.98%) Lisp
4 3 (0.98%) Ruby
4 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.65%) PHP
5 2 (0.65%) Java
6 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 181 (58.96%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (45.28%) CCNP
3 74 (24.10%) CCNA
4 45 (14.66%) Degree
5 42 (13.68%) CCIE
6 39 (12.70%) CCSE
7 32 (10.42%) Security Cleared
8 29 (9.45%) CCSA
9 26 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (8.14%) SC Cleared
11 17 (5.54%) CCDP
12 16 (5.21%) CISSP
12 16 (5.21%) MCSE
13 13 (4.23%) CCSP
14 10 (3.26%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (2.61%) JNCIP
15 8 (2.61%) MCITP
15 8 (2.61%) MCSA
15 8 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.40%) SLA
2 13 (4.23%) QA
3 12 (3.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.58%) HIPAA
5 10 (3.26%) JSP 440
6 4 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (16.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.51%) vSphere
4 18 (5.86%) ProxySG
5 14 (4.56%) Snort
5 14 (4.56%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.58%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.93%) XenApp
8 4 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.30%) Squid
9 3 (0.98%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.98%) NFS
9 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.65%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.33%) vCloud
11 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (8.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (6.19%) RANCID
3 15 (4.89%) SCCM
4 10 (3.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 8 (2.61%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (2.28%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.30%) Cacti
7 4 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (0.65%) WSUS
9 2 (0.65%) Nagios
9 2 (0.65%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.33%) Netcool
10 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.33%) SCOM
10 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 307 (100.00%) Cisco
2 124 (40.39%) Juniper
3 112 (36.48%) F5
4 107 (34.85%) CheckPoint
5 47 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.98%) Blue Coat
7 37 (12.05%) SolarWinds
8 36 (11.73%) VMware
9 35 (11.40%) Citrix
9 35 (11.40%) Riverbed
10 33 (10.75%) McAfee
11 31 (10.10%) HP
12 27 (8.79%) TippingPoint
13 25 (8.14%) Infoblox
14 22 (7.17%) Fortinet
15 20 (6.51%) Nokia
16 16 (5.21%) Sourcefire
17 15 (4.89%) Websense
17 15 (4.89%) Aruba
18 14 (4.56%) Tufin
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