Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 11 December 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 216 247
Rank change year-on-year +22 +31 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 21 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.38% 0.57% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.51% 5.27% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 8
City of London median daily rate £458 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.77% +30.00% -43.18%
10th Percentile £305 £203 £178
90th Percentile £525 £445 £503
Central London median daily rate £438 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +33.59% +0.77% -25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
City of London median hourly rate - £25.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.79% -
Central London median hourly rate - £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - -13.79% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 599 778 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.70% 10.90% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 602 585
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £192 £156 £203
90th Percentile £653 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +13.33% -13.16%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £11.33
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.08
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.93% +18.00% -15.79%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in the City of London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) NX-OS
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) BGP
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (42.86%) F5
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (42.86%) VoIP
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (38.10%) Juniper
6 8 (38.10%) VPN
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 8 (38.10%) Wireless
6 8 (38.10%) Network Security
7 7 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Banking
7 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (33.33%) TACACS
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Unix
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
8 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 6 (28.57%) Network Management
8 6 (28.57%) Junos
9 5 (23.81%) Riverbed

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) NX-OS
1 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) BGP
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (42.86%) VoIP
5 8 (38.10%) Network Security
5 8 (38.10%) OSPF
5 8 (38.10%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) Wireless
6 7 (33.33%) TACACS
7 6 (28.57%) Junos
7 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 5 (23.81%) H.323
8 5 (23.81%) IPsec
8 5 (23.81%) MGCP
9 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
9 4 (19.05%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Local Government
4 1 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Mac Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) CentOS
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Change Control
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Line Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (14.29%) Iperf
2 3 (14.29%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) Riverbed
7 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
8 3 (14.29%) Apple
8 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
8 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 3 (14.29%) Meraki
8 3 (14.29%) NetScout
8 3 (14.29%) Reuters
8 3 (14.29%) SevOne
9 2 (9.52%) Remedy
9 2 (9.52%) Sun
9 2 (9.52%) VMware
10 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
10 1 (4.76%) Polycom