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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 110 110
Rank change year-on-year +19 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 9 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.55% 0.081%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 2.38% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £325 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.15% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -8.78% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £49.19
% change year-on-year +71.05% -61.37%  

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 363 547 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.04% 23.21% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 249 240
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.89% -59.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 24 June 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 +9 5 £315 -24.09%
Maidenhead - 4 £360 -
Cisco IOS
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) WSUS
3 9 (64.29%) Android
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
3 9 (64.29%) SMTP
3 9 (64.29%) DHCP
3 9 (64.29%) VB
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Symantec
3 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (64.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (64.29%) MobileIron
3 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 9 (64.29%) AirWatch
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (35.71%) Skype
5 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
5 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010

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 9 (64.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 9 (64.29%) DHCP
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) SMTP
3 5 (35.71%) MPLS
3 5 (35.71%) Skype
4 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) IOS XR
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (7.14%) HSRP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
7 1 (7.14%) ICMP
7 1 (7.14%) Telnet
7 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Android
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 9 (64.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
1 9 (64.29%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCIP
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) AirWatch
1 9 (64.29%) NetBackup
1 9 (64.29%) WSUS
2 5 (35.71%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) MobileIron
3 9 (64.29%) Symantec
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper