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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 125 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.98% - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate £380 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £26.25 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+63.80% +162.50%
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
369 440 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.75% 16.15% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 237 115
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Cisco IOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham - 3 £370 -
Staffordshire - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 2 £380 - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) BGP
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) OSPF
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) H.323
7 3 (25.00%) MPLS
7 3 (25.00%) CCNP
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) HP
7 3 (25.00%) VoIP
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) NGN
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) H.323
5 3 (25.00%) IOS XR
5 3 (25.00%) MPLS
5 3 (25.00%) NGN
5 3 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) HSRP
6 2 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) NX-OS
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Support
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Android
3 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 2 (16.67%) MOS
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) Toshiba
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago