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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 541 445 487
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +42
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 85 167 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.32% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.13% 2.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 102 49
Average daily rate £400 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.80% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 5
Average hourly rate £25.38 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.41 £21.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.61 £37.25 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £23.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.32% +53.33%

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
7512 7718 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.60% 14.90% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4416 4287 3494
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 445 391
Average hourly rate £28.69 £24.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.53% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
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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
England -77 80 £400 -0.12% 28
London -26 37 £400 -3.03% 12
South East +19 18 £450 +33.72% 9
Berkshire +13 11 £450 +30.43% 2
Reading +4 10 £450 +5.50%
Manchester -21 7 £381 - 1
North West -23 7 £381 - 2
East of England +3 5 - - 3
South West +1 5 £350 +62.79% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
City of London +10 4 £375 -4.76% 4
Hampshire +8 4 £275 -38.88% 1
Basingstoke - 4 £275 - 1
Surrey -9 3 £550 +83.33% 3
North East -19 3 - -
Tyne and Wear -28 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £288 -
South Wales - 3 £288 -
Wales - 3 £288 -
Gloucestershire +12 2 £375 -
Aberdeen +3 2 £353 -
Sunderland +2 2 - -
Wiltshire -5 2 £325 -
Scotland -12 2 £353 -19.42% 4
East Midlands -17 2 £250 -25.92%
Yorkshire -53 2 £388 -3.24% 1
Feltham - 2 £220 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
Leicestershire - 2 £250 -
Sheffield - 2 £388 -

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cisco
2 140 (65.42%) Firewall
3 118 (55.14%) Cisco Certification
4 117 (54.67%) LAN
5 97 (45.33%) OSPF
5 97 (45.33%) VPN
6 96 (44.86%) WAN
7 93 (43.46%) BGP
8 90 (42.06%) CCNP
9 87 (40.65%) Cisco ASA
10 81 (37.85%) Juniper
11 70 (32.71%) CheckPoint
12 66 (30.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 65 (30.37%) DNS
14 61 (28.50%) Network Security
15 60 (28.04%) TCP/IP
16 57 (26.64%) F5
17 56 (26.17%) DHCP
17 56 (26.17%) CCNA
17 56 (26.17%) Blue Coat
18 55 (25.70%) NX-OS
19 49 (22.90%) Load Balancing
20 46 (21.50%) Wireless
21 45 (21.03%) Windows
22 44 (20.56%) EIGRP
22 44 (20.56%) Finance
23 42 (19.63%) MPLS
24 41 (19.16%) VLAN
24 41 (19.16%) Data Centre
25 36 (16.82%) Spanning Tree

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (4.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.47%) JBoss
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.27%) MS Office
2 5 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Office 365
2 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 140 (65.42%) Firewall
2 117 (54.67%) LAN
3 97 (45.33%) OSPF
3 97 (45.33%) VPN
4 96 (44.86%) WAN
5 93 (43.46%) BGP
6 87 (40.65%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (30.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 65 (30.37%) DNS
9 61 (28.50%) Network Security
10 60 (28.04%) TCP/IP
11 56 (26.17%) DHCP
12 55 (25.70%) NX-OS
13 46 (21.50%) Wireless
14 44 (20.56%) EIGRP
15 42 (19.63%) MPLS
16 41 (19.16%) VLAN
17 36 (16.82%) Spanning Tree
18 32 (14.95%) Cisco PIX
19 28 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.47%) Boxen
General
1 44 (20.56%) Finance
2 28 (13.08%) Telecoms
3 21 (9.81%) Banking
4 11 (5.14%) Spanish Language
5 10 (4.67%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.74%) Advertising
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.93%) Games
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (53.74%) Network Engineer
2 36 (16.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (11.68%) Security Engineer
5 18 (8.41%) Analyst
6 15 (7.01%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (7.01%) Senior Network Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Senior Security Engineer
7 14 (6.54%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Juniper Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Network Analyst
9 11 (5.14%) Network Specialist
10 10 (4.67%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Consultant
12 8 (3.74%) Network Security Specialist
13 7 (3.27%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Technical Support
14 6 (2.80%) Network Design Engineer
14 6 (2.80%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.47%) Flash
2 1 (0.47%) Middleware
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
2 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.16%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.67%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.21%) Fat Client
3 9 (4.21%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.80%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.34%) Clustering
7 4 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.87%) Statistics
8 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) CMDB
10 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.47%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) iPhone
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.47%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.03%) Windows
2 27 (12.62%) Linux
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.14%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.67%) Unix
5 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (4.21%) CatOS
7 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.87%) Android
9 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.47%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.90%) Load Balancing
2 33 (15.42%) ITIL
3 29 (13.55%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (12.62%) Migration
5 24 (11.21%) Network Design
6 20 (9.35%) Change Management
7 16 (7.48%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.48%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.14%) Asset Management
9 10 (4.67%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.67%) Network Management
10 9 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (4.21%) Project Management
10 9 (4.21%) Web Filtering
11 8 (3.74%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.74%) Service Management
11 8 (3.74%) Time Management
12 7 (3.27%) E-Commerce
12 7 (3.27%) ITIL V3
12 7 (3.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.74%) C
2 7 (3.27%) Perl
3 5 (2.34%) Python
4 4 (1.87%) SQL
5 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.47%) Java
5 1 (0.47%) Lisp
5 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 118 (55.14%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (42.06%) CCNP
3 56 (26.17%) CCNA
4 36 (16.82%) CCSE
5 25 (11.68%) Security Cleared
6 19 (8.88%) CCIE
7 18 (8.41%) CISSP
8 16 (7.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (7.01%) CCSA
10 8 (3.74%) Degree
10 8 (3.74%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.27%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.80%) JNCIE
12 6 (2.80%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.87%) CCDP
14 4 (1.87%) CCENT
14 4 (1.87%) CCSP
14 4 (1.87%) MCSE
14 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.15%) SLA
2 5 (2.34%) QA
3 4 (1.87%) HIPAA
3 4 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.40%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.48%) Snort
3 13 (6.07%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.74%) vSphere
5 7 (3.27%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.27%) ProxySG
5 7 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.40%) XenApp
6 3 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.93%) Firmware
7 2 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.47%) NFS
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (7.48%) Proventia
2 13 (6.07%) FortiGate
3 9 (4.21%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.87%) SCCM
5 3 (1.40%) Nagios
5 3 (1.40%) Puppet
6 2 (0.93%) Cacti
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.93%) EnCase
6 2 (0.93%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.93%) SCOM
7 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.47%) RANCID
7 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.47%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 214 (100.00%) Cisco
2 81 (37.85%) Juniper
3 70 (32.71%) CheckPoint
4 57 (26.64%) F5
5 56 (26.17%) Blue Coat
6 34 (15.89%) VMware
7 24 (11.21%) Microsoft
8 21 (9.81%) Citrix
9 20 (9.35%) HP
9 20 (9.35%) Infoblox
10 19 (8.88%) Fortinet
10 19 (8.88%) Palo Alto
11 18 (8.41%) Forcepoint
11 18 (8.41%) Sourcefire
12 17 (7.94%) Barracuda Networks
13 15 (7.01%) Aruba
14 14 (6.54%) Remedy
14 14 (6.54%) SolarWinds
15 11 (5.14%) Intel Security
16 9 (4.21%) Tufin
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