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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 552 495 496
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 103 159 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.24% 2.03% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 108 72
Median daily rate £355 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.05% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £19.20 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £23.25 £32.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £22.01 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+104.42% -2.98%

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
8319 7836 8554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 13.70% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5068 4501 4724
Median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 546 482
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 26 September 2016.

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
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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -46 91 £360 +2.85% 29
London -36 46 £425 +13.33% 8
South East -7 13 £360 +6.66% 11
City of London +5 10 £440 +15.18%
Yorkshire - 10 £392 -
West Yorkshire - 9 £400 -
Berkshire +12 8 £360 +10.76% 6
West Midlands -23 8 £210 -42.85% 3
East of England 0 7 £363 +52.63% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £425 -
Scotland - 7 £425 -
Leeds - 6 £392 -
East Midlands -5 5 £338 +87.50% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £360 - 1
Northampton - 4 £338 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £338 - 1
Wales +23 3 £300 -
Cardiff - 3 £300 -
South Wales - 3 £300 -
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £343 +30.47%
Hertfordshire -13 2 £348 +20.86%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £350 - 1
Marlow - 2 £343 -
Mayfair - 2 £325 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Luton - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £350 - 1
Reading +14 1 - - 1
South West +10 1 £150 -63.63% 2

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cisco
2 115 (53.74%) Firewall
3 112 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
4 99 (46.26%) Cisco ASA
5 92 (42.99%) CCNP
6 88 (41.12%) WAN
7 83 (38.79%) LAN
7 83 (38.79%) Wireless
8 78 (36.45%) BGP
9 73 (34.11%) VPN
10 70 (32.71%) OSPF
11 69 (32.24%) Windows
12 62 (28.97%) Microsoft
13 59 (27.57%) Data Centre
14 58 (27.10%) TCP/IP
15 52 (24.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (23.83%) CCNA
17 50 (23.36%) Finance
18 48 (22.43%) DNS
19 47 (21.96%) NX-OS
20 45 (21.03%) Active Directory
20 45 (21.03%) EIGRP
20 45 (21.03%) Windows Server
21 44 (20.56%) CheckPoint
22 43 (20.09%) DHCP
23 41 (19.16%) VMware
24 40 (18.69%) MPLS
25 39 (18.22%) Network Security
26 38 (17.76%) Cisco Wireless
27 36 (16.82%) ITIL

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 28 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (5.61%) Skype for Business
5 8 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.40%) Zimbra
10 1 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.47%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.48%) MS Office
3 10 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) PaaS
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 115 (53.74%) Firewall
2 99 (46.26%) Cisco ASA
3 88 (41.12%) WAN
4 83 (38.79%) LAN
4 83 (38.79%) Wireless
5 78 (36.45%) BGP
6 73 (34.11%) VPN
7 70 (32.71%) OSPF
8 58 (27.10%) TCP/IP
9 52 (24.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 48 (22.43%) DNS
11 47 (21.96%) NX-OS
12 45 (21.03%) EIGRP
13 43 (20.09%) DHCP
14 40 (18.69%) MPLS
15 39 (18.22%) Network Security
16 38 (17.76%) Cisco Wireless
17 36 (16.82%) HSRP
18 31 (14.49%) VoIP
19 29 (13.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (4.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.80%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.80%) git-flow
3 6 (2.80%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 50 (23.36%) Finance
2 26 (12.15%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.61%) Banking
4 9 (4.21%) Retail
5 5 (2.34%) Electronics
6 2 (0.93%) Billing
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) German Language
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Law
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (48.13%) Network Engineer
2 37 (17.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (14.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (6.54%) Analyst
6 14 (6.54%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Architect
7 13 (6.07%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (6.07%) Security Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Consultant
8 11 (5.14%) Design Engineer
8 11 (5.14%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (3.74%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.27%) Cisco Support
10 7 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (3.27%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.21%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (27.57%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.41%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (3.27%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.80%) Streaming Media
7 5 (2.34%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.34%) MPEG
8 4 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.40%) BYOD
9 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Clustering
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.93%) Handset
10 2 (0.93%) iPad
10 2 (0.93%) iPhone
10 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.47%) IVR
11 1 (0.47%) Replication
11 1 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.24%) Windows
2 45 (21.03%) Windows Server
3 27 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (10.28%) Android
5 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.88%) Linux
7 12 (5.61%) Windows XP
8 8 (3.74%) Unix
8 8 (3.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.34%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone
10 4 (1.87%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.47%) Mandriva Linux
13 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.82%) ITIL
2 31 (14.49%) Load Balancing
3 27 (12.62%) Network Design
4 21 (9.81%) Change Management
5 16 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.61%) High Availability
7 12 (5.61%) Service Management
8 11 (5.14%) Network Management
8 11 (5.14%) Time Management
9 10 (4.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 9 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (4.21%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (4.21%) DDoS Mitigation
10 9 (4.21%) Escalation Management
10 9 (4.21%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.74%) Change Control
11 8 (3.74%) Mobile Device Management
11 8 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.27%) Bash Shell
1 7 (3.27%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.27%) Python
1 7 (3.27%) VB
2 6 (2.80%) Perl
3 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.87%) C
5 3 (1.40%) SQL
6 2 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.47%) Korn
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (52.34%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (42.99%) CCNP
3 51 (23.83%) CCNA
4 26 (12.15%) CCIE
5 14 (6.54%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.27%) JNCIP
8 7 (3.27%) MOS
9 6 (2.80%) CCSA
9 6 (2.80%) CCSE
9 6 (2.80%) CCVP
10 5 (2.34%) Degree
11 3 (1.40%) CCIP
11 3 (1.40%) MCSE
11 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.93%) CCDA
12 2 (0.93%) CCSP
12 2 (0.93%) CISSP
12 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.27%) SLA
3 6 (2.80%) QA
4 5 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.93%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 45 (21.03%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.14%) VMware ESX
3 11 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.21%) vSphere
5 7 (3.27%) Docker
5 7 (3.27%) XenApp
6 6 (2.80%) NFS
7 4 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.87%) Snort
7 4 (1.87%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.40%) Firmware
8 3 (1.40%) Squid
9 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.47%) Veritas File System
9 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (5.14%) Nagios
2 10 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.21%) FortiGate
4 8 (3.74%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.27%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.27%) Puppet
5 7 (3.27%) WSUS
6 6 (2.80%) Backup Exec
6 6 (2.80%) Cacti
6 6 (2.80%) CFEngine
6 6 (2.80%) logstash
6 6 (2.80%) ZABBIX
7 5 (2.34%) SCCM
8 4 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.87%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.87%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (28.97%) Microsoft
3 44 (20.56%) CheckPoint
4 41 (19.16%) VMware
5 35 (16.36%) HP
6 32 (14.95%) Juniper
7 28 (13.08%) F5
8 22 (10.28%) Palo Alto
8 22 (10.28%) SolarWinds
9 19 (8.88%) Fortinet
10 17 (7.94%) Citrix
11 16 (7.48%) Apple
12 13 (6.07%) Dell
12 13 (6.07%) Nokia
12 13 (6.07%) Symantec
13 11 (5.14%) Intel Security
14 10 (4.67%) Aruba
14 10 (4.67%) Avaya
14 10 (4.67%) Riverbed
15 9 (4.21%) MobileIron
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