Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 561 464 519
Rank change year-on-year -97 +55 -74
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 84 138 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.33% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.49% 2.86% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 84 62
London median daily rate £380 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -0.68% +0.69%
10th Percentile £189 £170 £263
90th Percentile £449 £538 £525
England median daily rate £385 £368 £382
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.80% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £23.43 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.64% -6.28% +5.26%

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 5,635 4,833 6,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.23% 11.55% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,913 3,206 4,150
London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £211 £239 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 135 93
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.16 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.46% +3.20% +6.41%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.82 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.68 £47.45
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.11% -26.00% +21.95%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -47 27 £375 -11.76% 7
East London -20 4 £272 -52.66% 1
West London -34 3 - - 1
South London -35 1 £433 +37.30%
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco
2 45 (53.57%) Firewall
3 42 (50.00%) Windows
4 37 (44.05%) LAN
5 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (41.67%) DNS
7 33 (39.29%) Finance
7 33 (39.29%) DHCP
8 32 (38.10%) BGP
9 31 (36.90%) OSPF
10 30 (35.71%) CCNP
11 29 (34.52%) Citrix
12 27 (32.14%) TCP/IP
12 27 (32.14%) WAN
13 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 23 (27.38%) ITIL
15 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (25.00%) Network Security
16 21 (25.00%) VPN
16 21 (25.00%) Active Directory
16 21 (25.00%) CheckPoint
17 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
18 18 (21.43%) Banking
18 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (21.43%) Wireless
18 18 (21.43%) VMware
18 18 (21.43%) Multicast
19 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
19 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (20.24%) Network Design

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 7 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.76%) Confluence
2 4 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) RMDS
2 1 (1.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Office 365
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.95%) PaaS
4 4 (4.76%) IaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (53.57%) Firewall
2 37 (44.05%) LAN
3 35 (41.67%) DNS
4 33 (39.29%) DHCP
5 32 (38.10%) BGP
6 31 (36.90%) OSPF
7 27 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 27 (32.14%) WAN
8 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (25.00%) Network Security
9 21 (25.00%) VPN
10 18 (21.43%) Multicast
10 18 (21.43%) Wireless
11 17 (20.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (20.24%) NX-OS
12 13 (15.48%) MPLS
13 11 (13.10%) Internet
14 10 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (10.71%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 4 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 33 (39.29%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.57%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Billing
7 1 (1.19%) Front Office
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (40.48%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
4 10 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) IT Support
6 8 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior IT Support
10 3 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.38%) XMPP
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.95%) Eurex
4 5 (5.95%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.95%) iPhone
4 5 (5.95%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.76%) Clustering
5 4 (4.76%) e-Health
5 4 (4.76%) iPad
5 4 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (4.76%) PKI
5 4 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.38%) CCTV
6 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
3 13 (15.48%) Android
3 13 (15.48%) Linux
4 12 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 9 (10.71%) Unix
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) ITIL
2 17 (20.24%) Network Design
2 17 (20.24%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (15.48%) Service Management
4 10 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.90%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.90%) Network Management
4 10 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 9 (10.71%) Low Latency
5 9 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (9.52%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.14%) Time Management
9 5 (5.95%) Coaching
9 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (4.76%) Server Building
10 4 (4.76%) Server Hardening
10 4 (4.76%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) Python
2 5 (5.95%) C
3 4 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (35.71%) CCNP
3 11 (13.10%) Degree
4 10 (11.90%) CCIE
5 6 (7.14%) CCNA
6 5 (5.95%) CCSE
7 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.38%) MCSA
8 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) CCDP
9 1 (1.19%) CWNE
9 1 (1.19%) MCP
9 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) ProxySG
4 3 (3.57%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.57%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.76%) HP ALM
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (3.57%) WSUS
4 2 (2.38%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (34.52%) Citrix
3 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 21 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 18 (21.43%) VMware
6 15 (17.86%) F5
6 15 (17.86%) Juniper
7 14 (16.67%) Apple
8 11 (13.10%) HP
8 11 (13.10%) Reuters
9 9 (10.71%) Blue Coat
9 9 (10.71%) McAfee
10 7 (8.33%) Arista
10 7 (8.33%) Bloomberg
10 7 (8.33%) Infoblox
11 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 6 (7.14%) Palo Alto
12 5 (5.95%) Imperva
12 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.76%) SevOne