Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 235 233
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +39
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 14 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 1.88% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 34
City of London median daily rate £312 £440 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.20% +11.75% -5.97%
10th Percentile £179 £340 £310
90th Percentile £538 £485 £496
Central London median daily rate £350 £433 £375
% change year-on-year -19.08% +15.33% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £29.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 - £18.00

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 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 743 960 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.58% 14.43% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 734 847
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.52%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 29
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +8.57% -10.26%
10th Percentile £11.86 £11.50 £13.81
90th Percentile £23.28 £48.63 £31.65
Central London median hourly rate £16.96 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -10.75% +8.57% -10.26%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) CCNP
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) BGP
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (42.86%) HSRP
6 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (35.71%) OSPF
6 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) TACACS
7 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 4 (28.57%) IPsec
7 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (21.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
8 3 (21.43%) Finance

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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) G Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Wireless
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) HSRP
3 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) EIGRP
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) OSPF
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) IPsec
5 4 (28.57%) Network Security
5 4 (28.57%) TACACS
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 2 (14.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) BYOD
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Power Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 3 (21.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 2 (14.29%) CCDA
5 2 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (7.14%) CCSA
6 1 (7.14%) CCSP
6 1 (7.14%) CWNA
6 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
6 1 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (7.14%) MCSA
6 1 (7.14%) MCSE
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
2 1 (7.14%) OPNET
2 1 (7.14%) SmoothWall
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) BT
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Red Box
4 2 (14.29%) Speakerbus
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) Charles River
5 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) McAfee
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec