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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco IOS
Rank 407 466 461
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 171 110 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 1.64% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 56 39
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£401 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £212 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £350 £260
% change year-on-year
+14.42% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £17.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £32.70 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £112.50
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -75.55%

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
7709 6701 7034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.67% 13.11% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4163 3424 3398
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 382 600
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £23.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +28 161 £401 +14.42% 34
London +24 71 £413 +17.85% 16
Yorkshire +27 39 £401 - 6
North Yorkshire +23 34 £401 -
York +22 34 £401 -
City of London +26 33 £394 +12.17% 4
North West -3 16 £388 +46.91% 2
South East -18 15 £352 +9.84% 5
Manchester -3 14 £388 +47.61%
Scotland +3 9 £200 - 1
East of England +7 6 £425 +6.25%
Berkshire +3 6 £525 +75.00% 2
Surrey +4 4 £300 - 1
Leeds -3 4 £313 - 5
West Yorkshire -7 4 £313 - 5
South West - 4 £295 - 3
Norfolk - 4 - -
Hampshire - 3 £348 -
Essex +13 2 £425 +6.25%
Reading +2 2 £427 +10.06% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £355 - 1
Milton Keynes -9 2 £355 - 1
Bristol - 2 £295 - 1
Woking - 2 £280 -
Colchester +1 1 £425 +6.25%
West Midlands -3 1 £113 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £113 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Cisco
2 188 (65.73%) Firewall
3 167 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
4 138 (48.25%) OSPF
5 136 (47.55%) Cisco ASA
6 132 (46.15%) F5
7 125 (43.71%) CCNP
8 122 (42.66%) CheckPoint
9 112 (39.16%) BGP
10 99 (34.62%) LAN
11 96 (33.57%) WAN
12 94 (32.87%) DNS
12 94 (32.87%) Juniper
13 89 (31.12%) Network Security
14 86 (30.07%) VMware
15 83 (29.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 83 (29.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 79 (27.62%) VPN
16 79 (27.62%) DHCP
17 73 (25.52%) Blue Coat
18 70 (24.48%) Windows
19 69 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 66 (23.08%) CCSE
21 63 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
22 62 (21.68%) BIG-IP
22 62 (21.68%) Linux
23 61 (21.33%) HP
23 61 (21.33%) Load Balancing
24 56 (19.58%) MPLS
25 55 (19.23%) Citrix

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 15 (5.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (1.75%) Lync
4 4 (1.40%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.70%) IIS
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 26 (9.09%) MS Office
2 17 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (2.10%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 188 (65.73%) Firewall
2 138 (48.25%) OSPF
3 136 (47.55%) Cisco ASA
4 112 (39.16%) BGP
5 99 (34.62%) LAN
6 96 (33.57%) WAN
7 94 (32.87%) DNS
8 89 (31.12%) Network Security
9 83 (29.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 83 (29.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 79 (27.62%) VPN
10 79 (27.62%) DHCP
11 63 (22.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 62 (21.68%) BIG-IP
13 56 (19.58%) MPLS
14 47 (16.43%) NetScreen
15 42 (14.69%) Wireless
16 40 (13.99%) Junos
17 38 (13.29%) TCP/IP
18 36 (12.59%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.35%) MS Access
2 1 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 27 (9.44%) Finance
3 17 (5.94%) Banking
4 7 (2.45%) Games
5 4 (1.40%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (38.81%) Network Engineer
2 37 (12.94%) Network Specialist
3 35 (12.24%) Network Security Specialist
3 35 (12.24%) Security Specialist
4 29 (10.14%) Analyst
5 21 (7.34%) Implementation Engineer
5 21 (7.34%) IP Engineer
6 20 (6.99%) Architect
6 20 (6.99%) Senior Network Engineer
7 19 (6.64%) Security Engineer
8 17 (5.94%) Network Architect
8 17 (5.94%) Operations Engineer
9 15 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (4.20%) Network Analyst
11 12 (4.20%) Consultant
11 12 (4.20%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
13 9 (3.15%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (3.15%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.70%) Web Services
1 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.35%) CSS
2 1 (0.35%) Flash
2 1 (0.35%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.24%) Fat Client
2 35 (12.24%) Thin Client
3 21 (7.34%) Cryptography
4 20 (6.99%) Blackberry
5 9 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.80%) PKI
7 7 (2.45%) Replication
8 6 (2.10%) Online Games
9 5 (1.75%) iPhone
9 5 (1.75%) iPad
10 4 (1.40%) Clustering
11 3 (1.05%) CMDB
11 3 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.05%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.35%) Handset
13 1 (0.35%) Life Science
13 1 (0.35%) Kindle
13 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.48%) Windows
2 62 (21.68%) Linux
3 34 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (11.54%) UNIX
5 32 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (8.04%) Windows 7
7 15 (5.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 13 (4.55%) Android
10 5 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.05%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.70%) Debian
12 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.33%) Load Balancing
2 49 (17.13%) E-Commerce
3 43 (15.03%) ITIL
4 35 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 29 (10.14%) Service Management
6 27 (9.44%) Network Management
7 24 (8.39%) Migration
7 24 (8.39%) Network Design
8 23 (8.04%) Service Delivery
9 19 (6.64%) Incident Management
10 18 (6.29%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (5.94%) Time Management
12 14 (4.90%) Line Management
13 11 (3.85%) Project Management
14 8 (2.80%) Kalman Filter
14 8 (2.80%) Root Cause Analysis
15 5 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
15 5 (1.75%) Change Management
15 5 (1.75%) Project Planning
16 4 (1.40%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.79%) C
2 9 (3.15%) SQL
3 8 (2.80%) Python
4 3 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) PHP
5 1 (0.35%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) Tcl
5 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 167 (58.39%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (43.71%) CCNP
3 66 (23.08%) CCSE
4 52 (18.18%) CCNA
4 52 (18.18%) CCIE
5 27 (9.44%) Security Cleared
6 21 (7.34%) SC Cleared
7 20 (6.99%) JNCIP
8 18 (6.29%) JNCIA
9 17 (5.94%) CCIP
10 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (3.15%) CISSP
11 8 (2.80%) Degree
11 8 (2.80%) CCSP
12 7 (2.45%) MCSE
13 5 (1.75%) CCDP
14 4 (1.40%) MCITP
14 4 (1.40%) CCSA
14 4 (1.40%) VCP4
15 3 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.64%) QA
2 16 (5.59%) JSP 440
3 15 (5.24%) SLA
4 5 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (24.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 29 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 25 (8.74%) vSphere
4 17 (5.94%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (5.94%) XenServer
5 10 (3.50%) ProxySG
6 9 (3.15%) Snort
7 5 (1.75%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.40%) Firmware
9 3 (1.05%) XenApp
9 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.70%) Xen
11 1 (0.35%) NFS
11 1 (0.35%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.35%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.35%) vCloud
11 1 (0.35%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (4.90%) WhatsUp Gold
2 10 (3.50%) SCCM
3 8 (2.80%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.75%) SCOM
4 5 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.70%) XenMobile
6 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.70%) Cacti
6 2 (0.70%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) OpenView
7 1 (0.35%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.35%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) Cisco
2 132 (46.15%) F5
3 122 (42.66%) CheckPoint
4 94 (32.87%) Juniper
5 86 (30.07%) VMware
6 73 (25.52%) Blue Coat
7 61 (21.33%) HP
8 55 (19.23%) Citrix
9 52 (18.18%) Infoblox
10 36 (12.59%) Imperva
11 29 (10.14%) Microsoft
11 29 (10.14%) BT
12 24 (8.39%) McAfee
13 22 (7.69%) SolarWinds
14 16 (5.59%) EMC
15 13 (4.55%) 3PAR
15 13 (4.55%) Sourcefire
16 12 (4.20%) TippingPoint
17 11 (3.85%) Riverbed
18 7 (2.45%) ProCurve
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