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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 402 327
Rank change year-on-year +65 -75  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 71 37 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 1.29% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 62
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.06% +0.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £268 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £450 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £338 £401
% change year-on-year -0.37% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +80.43%  

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 2430 2868 2895
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.42% 12.78% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1947 1854
Median daily rate £445 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £12.85 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.80 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +1 9 £425 +13.33% 8
Docklands, London - 2 £560 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £568 -
Croydon - 1 £315 -
West Drayton - 1 £375 -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 55 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (46.96%) LAN
3 54 (46.96%) Firewall
4 49 (42.61%) WAN
5 48 (41.74%) CCNP
6 45 (39.13%) Windows
6 45 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (34.78%) VPN
8 39 (33.91%) Microsoft
8 39 (33.91%) BGP
9 35 (30.43%) Wireless
9 35 (30.43%) VMware
10 34 (29.57%) OSPF
11 33 (28.70%) Finance
12 31 (26.96%) Citrix
13 30 (26.09%) MPLS
13 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (25.22%) Network Security
14 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
14 29 (25.22%) Linux
14 29 (25.22%) ITIL
14 29 (25.22%) NX-OS
15 27 (23.48%) Data Centre
15 27 (23.48%) Cisco Nexus
16 26 (22.61%) Network Management
17 25 (21.74%) F5
18 22 (19.13%) CheckPoint
19 21 (18.26%) Juniper
19 21 (18.26%) Android

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 9 (7.83%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.48%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Office
2 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.22%) Office 365
4 4 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) SaaS
6 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (46.96%) Firewall
1 54 (46.96%) LAN
2 49 (42.61%) WAN
3 45 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (34.78%) VPN
5 39 (33.91%) BGP
6 35 (30.43%) Wireless
7 34 (29.57%) OSPF
8 30 (26.09%) MPLS
9 29 (25.22%) Network Security
9 29 (25.22%) NX-OS
9 29 (25.22%) TCP/IP
10 27 (23.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (16.52%) Ethernet
11 19 (16.52%) Internet
12 17 (14.78%) DNS
13 16 (13.91%) DHCP
14 15 (13.04%) HSRP
15 14 (12.17%) IPv6
15 14 (12.17%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Banking
3 11 (9.57%) Law
4 8 (6.96%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.48%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.48%) Retail
6 4 (3.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.74%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Front Office
8 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.52%) Analyst
3 15 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (12.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (11.30%) Network Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Cisco Analyst
6 12 (10.43%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
8 10 (8.70%) Administrator
9 9 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) Desktop Support
10 8 (6.96%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (5.22%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Security Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Support Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.09%) XMPP
3 4 (3.48%) CSS
4 3 (2.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.48%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) Management Information System
3 13 (11.30%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.70%) Clustering
6 8 (6.96%) BYOD
7 6 (5.22%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (2.61%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.61%) Fat Client
10 3 (2.61%) RSA SecurID
10 3 (2.61%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.61%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.87%) Derivative
11 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.13%) Windows
2 29 (25.22%) Linux
3 21 (18.26%) Android
4 19 (16.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (14.78%) Windows Server
6 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
7 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (11.30%) Unix
9 9 (7.83%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.35%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.48%) CentOS
11 4 (3.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.22%) ITIL
2 26 (22.61%) Network Management
3 16 (13.91%) Load Balancing
4 15 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 15 (13.04%) Migration
5 11 (9.57%) Network Design
5 11 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 10 (8.70%) Service Management
6 10 (8.70%) Time Management
7 9 (7.83%) Project Management
7 9 (7.83%) Service Design
8 8 (6.96%) High Availability
9 7 (6.09%) Change Management
9 7 (6.09%) Information Management
9 7 (6.09%) ITSM
9 7 (6.09%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.91%) Python
2 10 (8.70%) Perl
3 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.48%) C
4 4 (3.48%) C#
5 3 (2.61%) SQL
6 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.74%) Java
7 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (41.74%) CCNP
3 15 (13.04%) CCNA
4 12 (10.43%) CCIE
4 12 (10.43%) SC Cleared
4 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.22%) MCP
7 5 (4.35%) CISSP
7 5 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.48%) CCSA
8 4 (3.48%) CCSE
8 4 (3.48%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.61%) Degree
9 3 (2.61%) MCSA
10 2 (1.74%) CCDP
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.87%) CCVP
11 1 (0.87%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.22%) GPFS
4 6 (5.22%) LXC
4 6 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.48%) Firmware
6 2 (1.74%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.74%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.70%) Puppet
2 10 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 8 (6.96%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (6.96%) ZABBIX
4 7 (6.09%) Nagios
5 6 (5.22%) SCCM
6 4 (3.48%) EnCase
6 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.48%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (3.48%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.61%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.74%) Cacti
8 2 (1.74%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.74%) OPNET
9 1 (0.87%) Ansible
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco LMS
9 1 (0.87%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.87%) OpenView
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (33.91%) Microsoft
3 35 (30.43%) VMware
4 31 (26.96%) Citrix
5 25 (21.74%) F5
6 22 (19.13%) CheckPoint
7 21 (18.26%) Juniper
8 19 (16.52%) Red Hat
9 17 (14.78%) SolarWinds
10 15 (13.04%) Symantec
11 14 (12.17%) Palo Alto
12 10 (8.70%) Blue Coat
12 10 (8.70%) Lumension
12 10 (8.70%) NetScout
12 10 (8.70%) Splunk
13 9 (7.83%) Lotus
13 9 (7.83%) Riverbed
14 8 (6.96%) Bloomberg
14 8 (6.96%) Reuters
14 8 (6.96%) Veeam
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