Period
to 28 July 2021

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 6 months to 28 July 2021 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 366 492
Rank change year-on-year -123 +126 +81
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 30 21 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 1.20% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 69
10th Percentile £350 £192 £300
25th Percentile £366 £263 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £388 £450 £400
Median % change year-on-year -13.89% +12.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £428 £525 £494
90th Percentile £454 £623 £536
England median daily rate £380 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -15.56% +5.88% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,815 1,747 4,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.40% 10.92% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,914 1,216 2,856
10th Percentile £293 £255 £219
25th Percentile £400 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £614 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £663 £653
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 102
10th Percentile £13.25 £15.05 £13.89
25th Percentile £19.07 £25.63 £18.12
Median hourly rate £26.50 £41.50 £21.75
Median % change year-on-year -36.14% +90.80% +8.75%
75th Percentile £51.44 £47.83 £43.57
90th Percentile £69.00 £53.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +19.05% +5.00%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco IOS in London.

Daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in London

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco IOS in London.

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 6 months to 28 July 2021. 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
Central London -26 3 £425 +7.94% 7
West London +4 1 £375 +87.50%
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (46.67%) BGP
4 13 (43.33%) MPLS
4 13 (43.33%) IOS XR
5 11 (36.67%) CCNP
5 11 (36.67%) VPN
6 9 (30.00%) Firewall
6 9 (30.00%) Nokia
6 9 (30.00%) F5
7 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
7 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
8 7 (23.33%) CCIE
8 7 (23.33%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) OSPF
9 6 (20.00%) Network Security
9 6 (20.00%) Network Design
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
10 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (13.33%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Huawei
11 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
11 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (10.00%) Multicast

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) BGP
2 13 (43.33%) IOS XR
2 13 (43.33%) MPLS
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) OSPF
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (16.67%) LAN
7 3 (10.00%) H.323
7 3 (10.00%) MGCP
7 3 (10.00%) Multicast
7 3 (10.00%) SCCP
8 2 (6.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (6.67%) Broadband
8 2 (6.67%) VLAN
8 2 (6.67%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Social Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Documentation Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Designer
3 3 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Software Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Jinja
1 2 (6.67%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.00%) High Availability
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 3 (10.00%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) Presales
3 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Network Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Pricing Strategy
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 7 (23.33%) CCIE
4 3 (10.00%) CCDP
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (6.67%) CCDA
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE Service Provider
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) CCDE
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) F5
2 9 (30.00%) Nokia
3 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 4 (13.33%) Huawei
5 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.00%) Polycom
6 3 (10.00%) Red Box
7 2 (6.67%) Apple
7 2 (6.67%) CA
7 2 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Meraki
8 1 (3.33%) Adobe
8 1 (3.33%) Arista
8 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.33%) Sophos