The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 157 141
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.32% 0.13% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 0.86% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £160 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.59% -12.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £378 £388
% change year-on-year -13.90% -2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £43.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -47.67% +89.01%  

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 the North West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 416 579 519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.72% 14.56% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 337 241
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +4.82% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 46
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.35 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.95 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -31.57% +16.66%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the North West over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the North West

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +15 9 £160 -51.69% 1
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) MPLS
5 6 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (41.67%) DHCP
6 5 (41.67%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) DNS
6 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 5 (41.67%) BGP
6 5 (41.67%) Wireless
6 5 (41.67%) Aruba
6 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
7 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Unix
8 3 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) LAN
8 3 (25.00%) ISEB
8 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (25.00%) VMware
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (25.00%) ITSM

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) MPLS
3 6 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
4 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) NX-OS
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) VLAN
6 3 (25.00%) VPLS
7 2 (16.67%) Network Security
7 2 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (8.33%) PBX
8 1 (8.33%) TACACS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Informatics
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (41.67%) Aruba
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (25.00%) F5
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
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