The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 125 140
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.33% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -8.78% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £137.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.71% -87.27%  
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 the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 475 375 610
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.41% 15.01% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 216 323
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 62
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +73.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the East of England

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Essex - 3 £325 - 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) BGP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) DHCP
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 3 (33.33%) CCIE
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Peregrine
6 2 (22.22%) MGCP
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy
6 2 (22.22%) CCDP
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) HSRP
6 2 (22.22%) Zeacom

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BGP
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
5 2 (22.22%) FirePass
5 2 (22.22%) HSRP
5 2 (22.22%) MGCP
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) PuTTY
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) WLAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Line Management
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
6 1 (11.11%) CCIP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (11.11%) CCSE
6 1 (11.11%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
3 2 (22.22%) Peregrine
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy
3 2 (22.22%) Zeacom
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) Red Box
4 1 (11.11%) VMware