Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 189 209
Rank change year-on-year +2 +20 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.18% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 1.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
South West median daily rate £335 £394 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.92% +50.00% -11.02%
10th Percentile £310 £319 £251
90th Percentile £424 £592 £284
England median daily rate £391 £368 £378
% change year-on-year +6.46% -2.65% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
South West median hourly rate £46.50 - £25.00
10th Percentile £45.65 - £22.50
90th Percentile £46.95 - £27.50
England median hourly rate £26.50 £24.36 £26.50
% change year-on-year +8.78% -8.08% +23.11%

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 771 876 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.17% 16.04% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 535 593
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -2.74%
10th Percentile £208 £203 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 67 89
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +17.65% +11.48%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.19 £11.74
90th Percentile £49.13 £50.00 £46.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Wiltshire +9 6 £500 -11.50% 1
Bristol -11 4 £340 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £320 -
Dorset -4 2 - -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 8 (47.06%) CCNA
4 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
5 6 (35.29%) Network Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 5 (29.41%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) Multicast
6 5 (29.41%) VXLAN
6 5 (29.41%) DMVPN
6 5 (29.41%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (23.53%) Spine.js
7 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 4 (23.53%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
7 4 (23.53%) CCNP
8 3 (17.65%) MPLS
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) ADSL
8 3 (17.65%) VPN

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 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) BGP
2 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (47.06%) Wireless
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (29.41%) DMVPN
5 5 (29.41%) Multicast
5 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 5 (29.41%) VXLAN
6 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
6 4 (23.53%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (17.65%) ADSL
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (17.65%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Check Point Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Architecture
2 5 (29.41%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) Service Management
4 3 (17.65%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design
5 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Network Management
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) NsoIT
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIE
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.88%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) McAfee
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Siemens
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) WatchGuard