The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco IOS
South East / Middlesex
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 0.76% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £319 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% -20.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £41.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.63% +72.91%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 21 15 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 16.03% 9.49% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 12
Median daily rate £375 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £160 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Cisco IOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Middlesex

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Middlesex

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 5 (100.00%) SLA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) F5
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Software Licensing
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Windows

Cisco IOS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) LAN Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 3 (60.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) VMware