Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 534 382 409
Rank change year-on-year -152 +27 +114
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 57 18 102
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.10% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 1.01% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 76
10th Percentile £256 £228 £148
25th Percentile £463 £365 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £544 £450 £413
Median % change year-on-year +20.89% +9.09% +17.86%
75th Percentile £575 £508 £533
90th Percentile £577 £645 £540
England median daily rate £525 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +22.09% +7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - - £20.41
Median hourly rate - - £21.53
75th Percentile - - £22.64
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.70 £21.53
% change year-on-year +21.47% -17.77% -10.31%

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 3,714 1,781 3,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.89% 10.06% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,582 1,216 2,327
10th Percentile £300 £258 £183
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 15 92
10th Percentile £12.27 £21.55 £14.03
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year - +21.95% -7.87%
75th Percentile £40.75 £49.00 £44.06
90th Percentile £63.30 £61.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco IOS in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -45 5 £515 -20.77% 3
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (50.88%) BGP
3 25 (43.86%) MPLS
3 25 (43.86%) F5
4 24 (42.11%) IOS XR
5 23 (40.35%) Firewall
6 22 (38.60%) Nokia
7 21 (36.84%) Windows
8 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (29.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 17 (29.82%) CCIE
10 17 (29.82%) Social Skills
11 16 (28.07%) HSRP
12 15 (26.32%) SNMP
13 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
13 14 (24.56%) VRRP
14 13 (22.81%) Microsoft 365
14 13 (22.81%) DevOps
14 13 (22.81%) NX-OS
14 13 (22.81%) OSPF
14 13 (22.81%) IPv4
14 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
14 13 (22.81%) Ethernet VPN
15 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
15 12 (21.05%) JSON
16 11 (19.30%) VPLS
16 11 (19.30%) Test Planning
16 11 (19.30%) Jinja
16 11 (19.30%) VPN

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 5 (8.77%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (10.53%) Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.51%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) AWS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.88%) BGP
2 25 (43.86%) MPLS
3 24 (42.11%) IOS XR
4 23 (40.35%) Firewall
5 18 (31.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (29.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 16 (28.07%) HSRP
8 15 (26.32%) SNMP
9 14 (24.56%) VRRP
10 13 (22.81%) Ethernet VPN
10 13 (22.81%) IPv4
10 13 (22.81%) NX-OS
10 13 (22.81%) OSPF
11 11 (19.30%) RSVP
11 11 (19.30%) VPLS
11 11 (19.30%) VPN
12 8 (14.04%) DNS
13 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.28%) WAN
14 6 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (29.82%) Social Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Engineer
1 14 (24.56%) IP Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Design Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Network Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IP Design Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IP Network Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) JSON
2 11 (19.30%) Jinja
2 11 (19.30%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
3 1 (1.75%) Pug
3 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (7.02%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) BYOD
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.75%) Eurex
5 1 (1.75%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Windows 10
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) Android
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.51%) CatOS
7 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (1.75%) CentOS
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) DevOps
2 11 (19.30%) Test Planning
3 10 (17.54%) Network Design
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.77%) Network Management
5 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.77%) SIEM
5 5 (8.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (7.02%) Application Security
6 4 (7.02%) Database Security
6 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) MITRE ATT&CK
6 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.02%) Red Team
6 4 (7.02%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.02%) Storage Management
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) ITSM
7 3 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Python
2 6 (10.53%) Perl
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Bash
5 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (35.09%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.82%) CCIE
3 11 (19.30%) CCIE Service Provider
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE Security
5 4 (7.02%) CISM
5 4 (7.02%) CISSP
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.51%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) CCNA
8 1 (1.75%) CCNP
8 1 (1.75%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.75%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.02%) NIST
3 3 (5.26%) SLA
4 2 (3.51%) ITGC
4 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.75%) GDPR
5 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.51%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (3.51%) SCCM
4 2 (3.51%) WMI
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) F5
3 22 (38.60%) Nokia
4 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
5 8 (14.04%) Huawei
5 8 (14.04%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) Fortinet
7 6 (10.53%) Polycom
8 5 (8.77%) Apple
8 5 (8.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (7.02%) Citrix
9 4 (7.02%) Meraki
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle
10 2 (3.51%) Arista
10 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.51%) VMware
11 1 (1.75%) HP
11 1 (1.75%) McAfee
11 1 (1.75%) Reuters