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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 137 - 119
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% - 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £354 £348
% change year-on-year
-9.54% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.44 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- -5.52%
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
356 333 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.83% 13.14% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 159 190
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 32
Median hourly rate £15.71 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.30% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.97 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.20 £29.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Android
3 7 (70.00%) MOS
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (70.00%) LANDesk
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (70.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) Dell
3 7 (70.00%) Avaya
3 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (70.00%) Toshiba
3 7 (70.00%) Service Management
3 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless

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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VLAN
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) ISDN
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Android
2 7 (70.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
1 7 (70.00%) Service Management
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) MOS
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Avaya
2 7 (70.00%) Dell
2 7 (70.00%) HP
2 7 (70.00%) LANDesk
2 7 (70.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds