Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 February 2018 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 West
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 201 206
Rank change year-on-year +20 +5 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 16 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.091% 0.097%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 0.69% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
South West median daily rate £550 £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +214.29% -53.33% +37.61%
10th Percentile £263 £130 £318
90th Percentile £600 £299 £413
England median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £160.00 £24.35 £22.44
% change year-on-year +557.08% +8.52% -10.25%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 780 723 823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.01% 13.18% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 444 496
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £156 £184
90th Percentile £550 £538 £488
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 64
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.43 £12.08
90th Percentile £43.40 £70.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% -2.27% +10.00%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the South West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the South West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the South West over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in the South West

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the South West

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Bristol - 4 £406 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £575 - 1
Cornwall -4 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £125 -
Somerset - 1 £275 -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) DHCP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
4 10 (62.50%) Skype
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 9 (56.25%) CCIE
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications
5 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
7 5 (31.25%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (31.25%) Information Security
7 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
7 5 (31.25%) Security Management
7 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) CCNP
10 2 (12.50%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) Dell
10 2 (12.50%) MS Visio

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 10 (62.50%) Skype for Business
2 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) DHCP
1 11 (68.75%) DNS
2 10 (62.50%) Skype
3 9 (56.25%) Unified Communications
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 2 (12.50%) LAN
7 2 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
8 1 (6.25%) BGP
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (6.25%) IOS XR
8 1 (6.25%) NAS
8 1 (6.25%) OSPF
8 1 (6.25%) TACACS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 5 (31.25%) Technical Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Management
2 5 (31.25%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (31.25%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) CCIE
3 9 (56.25%) DV Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) Endace
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) F5
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Lancope
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) NetScout
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas
3 1 (6.25%) VMware