Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 512 524 474
Rank change year-on-year +12 -50 +26
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 120 92 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.21% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.23% 1.48% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 54 109
London median daily rate £340 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £150 £266 £214
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
England median daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
London median hourly rate £160.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £90.75 - £17.00
90th Percentile £165.00 - £19.00
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.89% -3.64%

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 5380 6214 5919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.94% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 4061 3910
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £214
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 181
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% - +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -7 25 £350 -19.08% 5
West London -2 8 £303 -27.98% 2
East London - 3 £650 - 1
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 120 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (49.17%) Wireless
3 54 (45.00%) Firewall
4 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (36.67%) BGP
6 42 (35.00%) WAN
7 41 (34.17%) LAN
7 41 (34.17%) Windows
7 41 (34.17%) CCNP
7 41 (34.17%) OSPF
8 40 (33.33%) CCIE
9 39 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (30.83%) Finance
11 36 (30.00%) MPLS
12 35 (29.17%) Banking
12 35 (29.17%) Data Centre
12 35 (29.17%) Palo Alto
13 33 (27.50%) Android
14 32 (26.67%) EIGRP
15 29 (24.17%) Network Security
15 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
16 28 (23.33%) VPN
17 27 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
18 26 (21.67%) Active Directory
18 26 (21.67%) Riverbed
18 26 (21.67%) IPsec
19 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (20.83%) Citrix
20 24 (20.00%) TCP/IP
20 24 (20.00%) 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 (10.83%) IBM Notes
2 10 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.33%) CMS
5 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Eikon
2 2 (1.67%) Maximo
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.83%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) Office 365
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.67%) G Suite
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (49.17%) Wireless
2 54 (45.00%) Firewall
3 44 (36.67%) BGP
4 42 (35.00%) WAN
5 41 (34.17%) LAN
5 41 (34.17%) OSPF
6 39 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (30.00%) MPLS
8 32 (26.67%) EIGRP
9 29 (24.17%) Network Security
10 28 (23.33%) VPN
11 27 (22.50%) Cisco Wireless
12 26 (21.67%) IPsec
13 25 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 24 (20.00%) WLAN
15 17 (14.17%) Software-Defined Networking
16 14 (11.67%) NX-OS
17 13 (10.83%) DNS
17 13 (10.83%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 35 (29.17%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 39 (32.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.33%) Lead Network Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 12 (10.00%) IT Support
7 10 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 9 (7.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Voice Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 8 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) 802.1X
2 8 (6.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.50%) BYOD
4 13 (10.83%) Blackberry
5 8 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.83%) Clustering
7 6 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.17%) IVR
8 5 (4.17%) Public Cloud
9 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.67%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.67%) Social Media
11 1 (0.83%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.83%) iPad
11 1 (0.83%) iPhone
11 1 (0.83%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (34.17%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Android
3 21 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.17%) Mac OS X
5 15 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
7 10 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.67%) Linux
9 7 (5.83%) Unix
10 6 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.83%) CatOS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.17%) ITIL
2 20 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 13 (10.83%) Service Management
4 12 (10.00%) ITSM
5 10 (8.33%) High Availability
5 10 (8.33%) Network Design
6 9 (7.50%) Migration
7 7 (5.83%) Change Management
7 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.00%) Coaching
8 6 (5.00%) Information Security
8 6 (5.00%) Time Management
9 5 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
9 5 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 5 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (4.17%) Signal Processing
10 4 (3.33%) DNA
10 4 (3.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.17%) Perl
1 5 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (34.17%) CCNP
3 40 (33.33%) CCIE
4 12 (10.00%) CCNA
5 9 (7.50%) CCVP
6 5 (4.17%) Degree
6 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 4 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
7 4 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (3.33%) CWNA
8 3 (2.50%) MCP
8 3 (2.50%) MCSE
9 2 (1.67%) CCDA
9 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.67%) MCDST
9 2 (1.67%) MCITP
9 2 (1.67%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) CCSA
10 1 (0.83%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.17%) GPFS
3 5 (4.17%) LXC
4 4 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.83%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (8.33%) Jamf Pro
3 9 (7.50%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (7.50%) SCCM
4 8 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.17%) Puppet
6 5 (4.17%) ZABBIX
7 4 (3.33%) Cacti
8 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.50%) Nagios
8 3 (2.50%) OpenView
8 3 (2.50%) QRadar
8 3 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.67%) Nessus
9 2 (1.67%) SmoothWall
10 1 (0.83%) OPNET
10 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.67%) Riverbed
5 25 (20.83%) Citrix
6 16 (13.33%) Meraki
7 13 (10.83%) Lotus
8 12 (10.00%) Bloomberg
8 12 (10.00%) Juniper
9 11 (9.17%) Reuters
9 11 (9.17%) VMware
10 10 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
11 9 (7.50%) F5
11 9 (7.50%) HP
12 8 (6.67%) Apple
13 7 (5.83%) Google
14 6 (5.00%) Avaya
14 6 (5.00%) Dell
14 6 (5.00%) Red Hat