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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco IOS
Rank 118 122 116
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 15 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.077% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 0.48% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 2
Median daily rate £370 £150 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.49% -52.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £150 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £339 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -15.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £49.19 £10.00
% change year-on-year
-55.27% +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
393 416 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.87% 16.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 237 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £226 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.59 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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
(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 0 4 £370 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £413 -
Worcestershire - 3 £380 -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £375 -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (72.22%) BGP
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) OSPF
4 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 8 (44.44%) ITIL
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (38.89%) CCNP
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) LAN
7 6 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
8 5 (27.78%) WAN
8 5 (27.78%) Wireless
9 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 4 (22.22%) VPN
9 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 4 (22.22%) HP
9 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 4 (22.22%) Juniper
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) MPLS
9 4 (22.22%) IOS XR
9 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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) BGP
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) OSPF
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (33.33%) LAN
4 6 (33.33%) VLAN
4 6 (33.33%) VoIP
5 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 5 (27.78%) Wireless
6 4 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 4 (22.22%) HSRP
6 4 (22.22%) IOS XR
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) NGN
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (16.67%) H.323
7 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
7 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) 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
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
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 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Service Management
3 3 (16.67%) System Testing
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 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIP
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) MOS
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) 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 3 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
6 1 (5.56%) Stonesoft
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) VMware