The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco IOS
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 115 131
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.48% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.95% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £300 £335 £427
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.59% -21.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £338 £401
% change year-on-year -0.37% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +80.43%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 359 615 777
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 19.63% 24.75% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 288 336
Median daily rate £400 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £255 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.36% +52.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IOS in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Berkshire

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Reading +7 4 £300 -10.59%
Cisco IOS
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) CCIP
4 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) SNMP
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) IOS XR
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Skype
5 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (22.22%) xDSL

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) BGP
1 5 (55.56%) OSPF
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) IOS XR
2 3 (33.33%) MPLS
2 3 (33.33%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DSL
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (22.22%) L2TP
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) PPP
3 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) X.21
3 2 (22.22%) xDSL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (22.22%) Network Management
1 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) MobileIron
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Aruba
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Nokia