Period
to 20 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 20 September 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 262 244
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 27 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.34% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.08% 3.12% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 16
Central London median daily rate £425 £285 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.12% -26.45% -11.93%
10th Percentile £316 £163 £235
90th Percentile £488 £438 £519
London median daily rate £394 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% -10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £26.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.00% -6.30% -
10th Percentile £19.40 £13.00 £23.96
90th Percentile £22.20 £25.50 £30.85
London median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £160.00
% change year-on-year -10.42% -85.00% -

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 878 1,091 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.98% 11.95% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 838 664
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £200 £180 £185
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 24
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +1.63% +2.22%
10th Percentile £13.95 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £31.05
London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.67
% change year-on-year +7.50% +1.69% +3.51%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Central London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Central London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in Central London over the 6 months to 20 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in Central London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Central London

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 20 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 23 £431 +61.21% 4
City of Westminster - 1 £450 -
Cisco IOS
London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) WAN
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
4 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 14 (51.85%) BGP
5 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
5 13 (48.15%) VPN
5 13 (48.15%) Firewall
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 12 (44.44%) F5
6 12 (44.44%) NX-OS
7 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
8 10 (37.04%) VoIP
8 10 (37.04%) Unix
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
9 9 (33.33%) DNS
9 9 (33.33%) Wireless
9 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
9 9 (33.33%) Network Security
10 8 (29.63%) DHCP
10 8 (29.63%) TACACS
11 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) CCNP
11 7 (25.93%) IPsec
11 7 (25.93%) Network Management
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
3 2 (7.41%) AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Mimecast
3 2 (7.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.70%) G Suite
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) WAN
2 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 14 (51.85%) BGP
4 13 (48.15%) Firewall
4 13 (48.15%) VPN
5 12 (44.44%) NX-OS
5 12 (44.44%) OSPF
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) VoIP
8 9 (33.33%) DNS
8 9 (33.33%) Network Security
8 9 (33.33%) Wireless
9 8 (29.63%) DHCP
9 8 (29.63%) TACACS
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (25.93%) IPsec
11 6 (22.22%) BIG-IP
11 6 (22.22%) H.323
11 6 (22.22%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Local Government
5 1 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.70%) e-Health
5 1 (3.70%) Eurex
5 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.70%) Home Automation
5 1 (3.70%) iPad
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Replication
5 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Unix
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
5 4 (14.81%) Android
6 3 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Change Control
4 5 (18.52%) Network Design
4 5 (18.52%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.11%) Line Management
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.11%) Python
2 2 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) CCIE
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) ProxySG
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (14.81%) Iperf
3 3 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
5 1 (3.70%) Ansible
5 1 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) F5
4 9 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Meraki
6 6 (22.22%) Juniper
6 6 (22.22%) Riverbed
6 6 (22.22%) SolarWinds
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) Apple
9 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 3 (11.11%) NetScout
9 3 (11.11%) Reuters
9 3 (11.11%) SevOne
9 3 (11.11%) Splunk
10 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
10 2 (7.41%) Bloomberg
10 2 (7.41%) Palo Alto
10 2 (7.41%) Remedy