Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 229 219
Rank change year-on-year +42 -10 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 17 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.30% 0.065% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 0.44% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
North West median daily rate £163 £338 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.70% -8.47% -
10th Percentile £160 £316 £294
90th Percentile £357 £389 £459
England median daily rate £360 £382 £375
% change year-on-year -5.76% +1.87% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £15.00
England median hourly rate £23.43 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -6.28% +5.26% +13.94%

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 824 1126 965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 14.56% 14.67% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 643 465
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £244 £255 £206
90th Percentile £543 £575 £525
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 53 84
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -11.35% -15.40%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.35 £42.85 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.63%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Cisco IOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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
Manchester +25 17 £163 -50.79%
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 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 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:

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