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 3 months to 28 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.

Cisco IOS
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 246 260
Rank change year-on-year +11 +14  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 19 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 1.03% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Median daily rate £312 £263 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.95% -26.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £550 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £338 £401
% change year-on-year -0.37% -15.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £27.94 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% +80.43%  

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 South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1466 2035 2053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.71% 21.94% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 1132 995
Median daily rate £400 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 106 105
Median hourly rate £19.56 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.28% +13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Hampshire +16 7 £269 - 1
Berkshire +18 4 £300 -10.59% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £335 -
Surrey +8 2 £575 +119.04% 1
Middlesex - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

Cisco IOS
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (57.14%) LAN
4 21 (50.00%) OSPF
4 21 (50.00%) BGP
5 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
6 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
6 17 (40.48%) Juniper
7 16 (38.10%) CCNP
7 16 (38.10%) CCNA
8 15 (35.71%) WAN
9 14 (33.33%) VMware
9 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 13 (30.95%) Firewall
10 13 (30.95%) Windows
10 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
11 12 (28.57%) F5
12 11 (26.19%) MPLS
12 11 (26.19%) VLAN
13 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (21.43%) VPN
14 9 (21.43%) DNS
15 8 (19.05%) DHCP
15 8 (19.05%) Wireless
15 8 (19.05%) Android
15 8 (19.05%) Junos
16 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (16.67%) AirWatch
16 7 (16.67%) CCIE
17 6 (14.29%) Linux

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 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) LAN
2 21 (50.00%) BGP
2 21 (50.00%) OSPF
3 15 (35.71%) WAN
4 13 (30.95%) Firewall
5 11 (26.19%) MPLS
5 11 (26.19%) VLAN
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (21.43%) DNS
7 9 (21.43%) VPN
8 8 (19.05%) DHCP
8 8 (19.05%) Junos
8 8 (19.05%) Wireless
9 6 (14.29%) IOS XR
9 6 (14.29%) Skype
9 6 (14.29%) SMTP
10 5 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (11.90%) IPsec
10 5 (11.90%) SNMP
11 4 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Billing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Design Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (40.48%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) BYOD
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.76%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 8 (19.05%) Android
3 6 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.76%) Unix
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) VyOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 6 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations
3 4 (9.52%) High Availability
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design
4 3 (7.14%) Software Licensing
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (4.76%) Network Management
5 2 (4.76%) Presales
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 6 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
3 16 (38.10%) CCNA
3 16 (38.10%) CCNP
4 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.67%) CCIE
6 6 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 6 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 5 (11.90%) DV Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) CCIP
9 2 (4.76%) CCSP
9 2 (4.76%) Degree
10 1 (2.38%) CCDA
10 1 (2.38%) CCSA
10 1 (2.38%) CCSE
10 1 (2.38%) CEH
10 1 (2.38%) CISM
10 1 (2.38%) CISSP
10 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
2 6 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) Juniper
3 14 (33.33%) VMware
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
5 12 (28.57%) F5
6 6 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) MobileIron
6 6 (14.29%) Symantec
7 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
8 4 (9.52%) Brocade
9 3 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 3 (7.14%) Aruba
9 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.76%) Dell
10 2 (4.76%) EMC
10 2 (4.76%) Nokia
10 2 (4.76%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.38%) Avaya
11 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
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