The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco IOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 128 117 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.17% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 1.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £370 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £338 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £49.19 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-61.37% +391.90%
Cisco IOS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
402 342 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.32% 14.30% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 197 140
Median daily rate £358 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 36
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.61 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +38.88%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco IOS across the West Midlands region.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco IOS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Cisco IOS Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the West Midlands region.

Cisco IOS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Birmingham -2 4 £370 -12.73%
Worcestershire - 4 £380 -
Staffordshire - 3 £325 -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) BGP
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) OSPF
4 11 (61.11%) Firewall
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (44.44%) CCNP
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
7 7 (38.89%) VLAN
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) VoIP
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) VPN
9 5 (27.78%) Windows
9 5 (27.78%) Wireless
9 5 (27.78%) HSRP
9 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
10 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 4 (22.22%) System Testing
10 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
10 4 (22.22%) IOS XR
10 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
10 4 (22.22%) Data Centre

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
1 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) BGP
2 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) OSPF
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) VLAN
5 6 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (27.78%) HSRP
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) WAN
6 5 (27.78%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
7 4 (22.22%) IOS XR
7 4 (22.22%) MPLS
7 4 (22.22%) NGN
7 4 (22.22%) NX-OS
8 3 (16.67%) H.323
8 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Facilities Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) JNCIP
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) MOS
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (22.22%) Nagios
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 2 (11.11%) Avaya
6 2 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 1 (5.56%) Stonesoft