Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 548 500 488
Rank change year-on-year -48 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 87 92 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.69% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 72
London median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £185 £290 £281
90th Percentile £560 £479 £494
England median daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year +6.99% -6.53% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
London median hourly rate £160.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +755.61% +3.89% -20.00%
10th Percentile £90.75 £18.70 £17.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £18.70 £19.00
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.00% -3.74%

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 5,171 5,437 5,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.29% 13.10% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,557 3,571 3,544
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 151 156
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.92 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% -10.47% +18.98%
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.50 £12.38
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.61%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 -17 20 £413 -6.25% 6
West London -22 9 £445 +17.88% 5
East London -11 2 £650 +16.07% 1
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (47.13%) Firewall
3 36 (41.38%) Wireless
4 33 (37.93%) Windows
5 29 (33.33%) WAN
5 29 (33.33%) VPN
5 29 (33.33%) BGP
6 28 (32.18%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (31.03%) LAN
7 27 (31.03%) OSPF
7 27 (31.03%) Finance
8 26 (29.89%) Banking
9 25 (28.74%) MPLS
10 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
11 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
12 21 (24.14%) Citrix
12 21 (24.14%) Android
12 21 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (22.99%) Juniper
14 19 (21.84%) Palo Alto
15 18 (20.69%) CCIE
15 18 (20.69%) CCNP
15 18 (20.69%) Windows 7
16 17 (19.54%) EIGRP
17 15 (17.24%) Bloomberg
17 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
17 15 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (16.09%) ITIL

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 (14.94%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) Eikon
2 3 (3.45%) LatentZero
3 2 (2.30%) Maximo
4 1 (1.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Office 365
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 41 (47.13%) Firewall
2 36 (41.38%) Wireless
3 29 (33.33%) BGP
3 29 (33.33%) VPN
3 29 (33.33%) WAN
4 27 (31.03%) LAN
4 27 (31.03%) OSPF
5 25 (28.74%) MPLS
6 21 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (19.54%) EIGRP
8 15 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 13 (14.94%) IPsec
9 13 (14.94%) Network Security
10 12 (13.79%) Ethernet
10 12 (13.79%) Junos
10 12 (13.79%) NX-OS
11 11 (12.64%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (11.49%) WLAN
13 9 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.75%) Multimedia
4 5 (5.75%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.15%) Billing
6 1 (1.15%) Legal
6 1 (1.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Network Engineer
2 24 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Desktop Support
6 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (10.34%) IT Support
7 8 (9.20%) Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Lead Network Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.90%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Deskside Support
10 5 (5.75%) Mac Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Voice Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.30%) XMPP
2 1 (1.15%) HTML
2 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (12.64%) Blackberry
4 10 (11.49%) BYOD
5 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.75%) IVR
6 5 (5.75%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
8 3 (3.45%) iPad
8 3 (3.45%) iPhone
8 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
9 2 (2.30%) Social Media
10 1 (1.15%) Clustering
10 1 (1.15%) Digital Signage
10 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.15%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.93%) Windows
2 21 (24.14%) Android
3 18 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 12 (13.79%) Windows Server
5 11 (12.64%) Mac OS
6 9 (10.34%) Mac OS X
6 9 (10.34%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.05%) Linux
8 6 (6.90%) Unix
9 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.30%) CatOS
10 2 (2.30%) CentOS
10 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Network Design
2 9 (10.34%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (9.20%) High Availability
4 7 (8.05%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Information Security
5 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.75%) Coaching
6 5 (5.75%) Digital Signal Processing
6 5 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.75%) ITSM
6 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.75%) Signal Processing
6 5 (5.75%) Time Management
7 4 (4.60%) Business Transformation
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 4 (4.60%) DNA
7 4 (4.60%) Information Management
8 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) Perl
1 3 (3.45%) Python
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (32.18%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (20.69%) CCIE
2 18 (20.69%) CCNP
3 10 (11.49%) CCNA
4 6 (6.90%) CCVP
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (4.60%) CWNA
7 2 (2.30%) MCP
7 2 (2.30%) MCSE
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.15%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.15%) CCDP
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE Collaboration
8 1 (1.15%) CCIP
8 1 (1.15%) CCNP Voice
8 1 (1.15%) CCSP
8 1 (1.15%) MOS
8 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (14.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) GPFS
3 3 (3.45%) LXC
3 3 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) XenServer
5 1 (1.15%) vSphere
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
5 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.75%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (5.75%) SCCM
3 3 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.45%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.30%) Nessus
5 1 (1.15%) Cacti
5 1 (1.15%) Nagios
5 1 (1.15%) OPNET
5 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
3 21 (24.14%) Citrix
4 20 (22.99%) Juniper
5 19 (21.84%) Palo Alto
6 15 (17.24%) Bloomberg
7 13 (14.94%) F5
7 13 (14.94%) Lotus
8 12 (13.79%) Reuters
9 11 (12.64%) Riverbed
10 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
10 9 (10.34%) Meraki
11 7 (8.05%) Apple
11 7 (8.05%) VMware
12 6 (6.90%) Avaya
13 5 (5.75%) Genesys
13 5 (5.75%) HP
13 5 (5.75%) NetApp
13 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
14 4 (4.60%) Symantec