Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 558 460 513
Rank change year-on-year -98 +53 -58
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 82 126 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.32% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.67% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 65
London median daily rate £399 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.18% +0.59% +9.03%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £318
90th Percentile £475 £560 £511
England median daily rate £398 £370 £401
% change year-on-year +7.43% -7.62% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
London median hourly rate - £18.70 -
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.60 £26.50
% change year-on-year +4.37% -22.26% +6.00%

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 5,504 4,721 5,580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.96% 11.87% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,778 3,159 3,748
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £225
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 134 118
London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +14.03%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.63
England median hourly rate £19.51 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.26% -14.00% +13.64%

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 26 April 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
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 26 April 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 -34 30 £393 -9.25% 10
West London -28 8 £550 +45.70% 1
East London -7 4 £272 -51.39% 4
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (52.44%) Firewall
3 40 (48.78%) Windows
4 31 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (36.59%) LAN
6 28 (34.15%) Finance
7 26 (31.71%) VPN
7 26 (31.71%) Banking
8 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
8 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
8 25 (30.49%) Citrix
9 23 (28.05%) OSPF
9 23 (28.05%) BGP
10 22 (26.83%) CCNP
10 22 (26.83%) Juniper
11 21 (25.61%) ITIL
12 19 (23.17%) DHCP
12 19 (23.17%) DNS
12 19 (23.17%) Wireless
13 18 (21.95%) WAN
14 17 (20.73%) Degree
14 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
15 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (19.51%) Network Design
15 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
16 15 (18.29%) F5
16 15 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
16 15 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (17.07%) NX-OS
17 14 (17.07%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) Confluence
1 6 (7.32%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.66%) IBM Domino
3 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) RMDS
2 3 (3.66%) Eikon
2 3 (3.66%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) IaaS
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (6.10%) PaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (52.44%) Firewall
2 30 (36.59%) LAN
3 26 (31.71%) VPN
4 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
5 23 (28.05%) BGP
5 23 (28.05%) OSPF
6 19 (23.17%) DHCP
6 19 (23.17%) DNS
6 19 (23.17%) Wireless
7 18 (21.95%) WAN
8 15 (18.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (17.07%) Multicast
9 14 (17.07%) NX-OS
10 13 (15.85%) MPLS
11 12 (14.63%) Internet
12 10 (12.20%) Network Security
13 9 (10.98%) EIGRP
13 9 (10.98%) Junos
14 8 (9.76%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Bitbucket
1 6 (7.32%) JIRA
General
1 28 (34.15%) Finance
2 26 (31.71%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Games
7 1 (1.22%) Advertising
7 1 (1.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) IT Support
6 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Network Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Voice Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.66%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) 802.1X
2 3 (3.66%) XMPP
3 1 (1.22%) CSS
3 1 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (14.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (9.76%) Blackberry
5 6 (7.32%) BYOD
5 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.32%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (7.32%) PKI
5 6 (7.32%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (6.10%) Eurex
6 5 (6.10%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (4.88%) Clustering
7 4 (4.88%) e-Health
7 4 (4.88%) iPad
7 4 (4.88%) iPhone
7 4 (4.88%) IVR
7 4 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.44%) CCTV
8 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.22%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.78%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.63%) Android
4 11 (13.41%) Mac OS
5 10 (12.20%) Windows Server
6 9 (10.98%) Linux
7 8 (9.76%) Unix
8 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (7.32%) Windows 10
9 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) CatOS
10 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.44%) CentOS
11 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.51%) Network Design
3 15 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (17.07%) Load Balancing
5 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
6 9 (10.98%) Coaching
6 9 (10.98%) Low Latency
6 9 (10.98%) Network Management
7 8 (9.76%) Time Management
8 7 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.32%) IT Strategy
9 6 (7.32%) Project Management
9 6 (7.32%) Release Management
9 6 (7.32%) SDLC
9 6 (7.32%) Service Management
10 5 (6.10%) Change Management
11 4 (4.88%) DNA
11 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.88%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.88%) Python
1 4 (4.88%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) Perl
3 1 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (37.80%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (26.83%) CCNP
3 17 (20.73%) Degree
4 14 (17.07%) CCIE
5 10 (12.20%) CCNA
5 10 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (6.10%) CCVP
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.66%) MCSE
9 2 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.22%) CCDP
10 1 (1.22%) CCIE Collaboration
10 1 (1.22%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.22%) MCP
10 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.44%) XenServer
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.98%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.32%) HP ALM
3 5 (6.10%) SCCM
4 4 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
5 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco LMS
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (30.49%) Citrix
2 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.83%) Juniper
4 15 (18.29%) F5
5 14 (17.07%) Apple
5 14 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 14 (17.07%) Reuters
5 14 (17.07%) VMware
6 12 (14.63%) Bloomberg
7 8 (9.76%) HP
8 7 (8.54%) Arista
8 7 (8.54%) Palo Alto
9 6 (7.32%) Atlassian
9 6 (7.32%) Lotus
9 6 (7.32%) NetApp
10 5 (6.10%) Symantec
11 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
11 4 (4.88%) Genesys
11 4 (4.88%) NetScout