The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 376 340
Rank change year-on-year +22 -36  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 58 52 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 1.73% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 60
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -8.78% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £24.36 - £16.00
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2244 3010 3113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.89% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 2047 2008
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £18.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +16.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in London

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in 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 London 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
City of London -2 11 £425 -10.52% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

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 London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 129 (100.00%) Cisco
2 66 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (49.61%) Firewall
4 62 (48.06%) LAN
5 59 (45.74%) CCNP
6 55 (42.64%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (41.09%) Wireless
8 50 (38.76%) WAN
9 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 42 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 40 (31.01%) Windows
12 39 (30.23%) Citrix
13 38 (29.46%) VPN
13 38 (29.46%) BGP
14 34 (26.36%) OSPF
14 34 (26.36%) Data Centre
15 32 (24.81%) TCP/IP
16 29 (22.48%) VMware
16 29 (22.48%) Network Security
17 28 (21.71%) CCIE
17 28 (21.71%) ITIL
17 28 (21.71%) NX-OS
18 27 (20.93%) Finance
18 27 (20.93%) Android
19 25 (19.38%) MPLS
19 25 (19.38%) 802.1X
19 25 (19.38%) Palo Alto
19 25 (19.38%) Cisco Wireless
20 24 (18.60%) Linux
20 24 (18.60%) WLAN

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 13 (10.08%) Skype for Business
2 11 (8.53%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Eikon
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.88%) Office 365
3 5 (3.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 64 (49.61%) Firewall
2 62 (48.06%) LAN
3 55 (42.64%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (41.09%) Wireless
5 50 (38.76%) WAN
6 42 (32.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (29.46%) BGP
7 38 (29.46%) VPN
8 34 (26.36%) OSPF
9 32 (24.81%) TCP/IP
10 29 (22.48%) Network Security
11 28 (21.71%) NX-OS
12 25 (19.38%) Cisco Wireless
12 25 (19.38%) MPLS
13 24 (18.60%) WLAN
14 23 (17.83%) DNS
15 22 (17.05%) Cisco ISE
15 22 (17.05%) Ethernet
16 19 (14.73%) EIGRP
16 19 (14.73%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (7.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 20 (15.50%) Banking
3 13 (10.08%) Retail
4 10 (7.75%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.65%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.88%) Law
6 5 (3.88%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.78%) Billing
8 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 55 (42.64%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.95%) Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (10.08%) Network Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco Analyst
5 12 (9.30%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (6.98%) Architect
8 9 (6.98%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) LAN Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Service Desk Support
11 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (3.88%) IT Support
12 5 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) 802.1X
2 9 (6.98%) XMPP
3 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.55%) Web Services
4 1 (0.78%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.36%) Data Centre
2 19 (14.73%) BYOD
3 15 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.63%) Blackberry
4 14 (10.85%) Clustering
5 8 (6.20%) Public Cloud
5 8 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.55%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.78%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.01%) Windows
2 27 (20.93%) Android
3 24 (18.60%) Linux
4 20 (15.50%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (10.08%) Unix
7 11 (8.53%) Mac OS
8 8 (6.20%) Windows Server
9 6 (4.65%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (3.10%) CentOS
12 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.71%) ITIL
2 21 (16.28%) Network Management
3 19 (14.73%) Migration
4 18 (13.95%) High Availability
5 17 (13.18%) Network Design
6 13 (10.08%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.30%) ITSM
7 12 (9.30%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.98%) Service Management
9 8 (6.20%) Project Management
9 8 (6.20%) Resource Allocation
9 8 (6.20%) Time Management
10 7 (5.43%) Change Management
10 7 (5.43%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.65%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.88%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (3.88%) E-Discovery
12 5 (3.88%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.40%) Python
2 12 (9.30%) Perl
3 4 (3.10%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.10%) C#
3 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.55%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (45.74%) CCNP
3 28 (21.71%) CCIE
4 14 (10.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.98%) CCNA
5 9 (6.98%) MCP
6 8 (6.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.10%) CCSE
9 4 (3.10%) MCDST
10 3 (2.33%) CCVP
10 3 (2.33%) CISSP
10 3 (2.33%) MCSA
11 2 (1.55%) CCDP
11 2 (1.55%) CCSA
11 2 (1.55%) Degree
11 2 (1.55%) GIAC
11 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.18%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.20%) GPFS
3 8 (6.20%) LXC
4 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (10.85%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (10.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (8.53%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (8.53%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.53%) SCCM
4 10 (7.75%) Puppet
4 10 (7.75%) ZABBIX
5 8 (6.20%) Nagios
6 7 (5.43%) Cacti
7 5 (3.88%) EnCase
7 5 (3.88%) OpenView
7 5 (3.88%) QRadar
7 5 (3.88%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (3.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (3.10%) PowerCLI
8 4 (3.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (2.33%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.55%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 39 (30.23%) Citrix
4 29 (22.48%) VMware
5 25 (19.38%) Palo Alto
6 24 (18.60%) SolarWinds
7 22 (17.05%) CheckPoint
8 18 (13.95%) F5
9 17 (13.18%) Juniper
10 15 (11.63%) Red Hat
10 15 (11.63%) Splunk
11 14 (10.85%) Fortinet
12 11 (8.53%) Bloomberg
12 11 (8.53%) Lotus
12 11 (8.53%) Riverbed
13 10 (7.75%) HP
13 10 (7.75%) Reuters
14 9 (6.98%) Symantec
15 8 (6.20%) Nokia
15 8 (6.20%) SevOne
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