Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 November 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 > South East
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 342 353
Rank change year-on-year -20 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 14 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.084% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 1.02% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 39
South East median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +4.65%
10th Percentile £287 £299 £275
90th Percentile £440 £435 £450
England median daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year -0.14% -6.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.83% -81.41%
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.89% -3.64%

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2930 3151 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.54% 18.98% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1588 1799 1915
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £237 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +0.75% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 215 243
South East median hourly rate £17.19 £25.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.60% +11.70% +23.41%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.60 £11.91
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £21.00
% change year-on-year -18.11% +8.74% +5.00%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the South East

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the South East

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the South East over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in the South East

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the South East

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 November 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
Thames Valley -19 9 £310 -13.89% 2
Berkshire -6 6 £305 -19.79% 1
Hampshire +10 2 £395 -8.52%
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Middlesex +6 1 - -
Surrey -14 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire -28 1 £375 +15.38%
West Sussex - 1 £415 -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
6 6 (42.86%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) DHCP
6 6 (42.86%) CCNP
6 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
6 6 (42.86%) DNS
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Wireless
7 5 (35.71%) VLAN
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (28.57%) Juniper
8 4 (28.57%) Symantec
8 4 (28.57%) CCNA
8 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (28.57%) Linux
8 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (28.57%) MobileIron
9 3 (21.43%) Office 365
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
9 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 3 (21.43%) Internet

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) BGP
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
8 2 (14.29%) Ethernet
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 2 (14.29%) SMTP
8 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
1 1 (7.14%) French Language
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (14.29%) Android
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Process Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Design
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) MCSE
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.14%) CCA
6 1 (7.14%) CCAA
6 1 (7.14%) CCDP
6 1 (7.14%) CCIE
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.14%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (7.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (21.43%) WSUS
2 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (7.14%) Nagios
3 1 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (7.14%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) MobileIron
3 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) Canon
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 2 (14.29%) Polycom
5 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.14%) Lumension
6 1 (7.14%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Wonderware