The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 68
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 1.25% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% 5.16% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £315 £415 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £373 £338
% change year-on-year -6.30% +10.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.29
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 131 213 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 22.70% 24.29% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 438 139
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £228 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 25
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.50 £45.29
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 Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Reading

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Reading

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) WSUS
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (62.50%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) BGP
2 2 (25.00%) IOS XR
2 2 (25.00%) OSPF
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (37.50%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCIP
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) AirWatch
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (62.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) MobileIron
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) VMware