The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 28 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.79% 0.056% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £236 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.38% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £373 £338
% change year-on-year -6.30% +10.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £41.29
% change year-on-year +71.05% -53.98%  

Cisco IOS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 205 270 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.64% 15.19% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 287 325
Median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 25 38
Median hourly rate £21.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +125.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £168.75 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco IOS in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 9 (52.94%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) VoIP
6 7 (41.18%) Wireless
6 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (41.18%) VLAN
7 6 (35.29%) Network Design
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) DHCP
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 6 (35.29%) BGP
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
8 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
8 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
9 4 (23.53%) ITSM
9 4 (23.53%) Service Management

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) MPLS
2 10 (58.82%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) LAN
4 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) VLAN
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) Wireless
5 6 (35.29%) BGP
5 6 (35.29%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) OSPF
5 6 (35.29%) SSL
6 5 (29.41%) NX-OS
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) PBX
8 3 (17.65%) Network Security
8 3 (17.65%) VPLS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Telecoms Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Network Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Network Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Smartphone
2 3 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Informatics
4 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) CCIE
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Aruba
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 3 (17.65%) Palo Alto
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds