Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 189 193
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 27 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.45% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 1.03% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 8
South West median daily rate £400 £335 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.40% -14.92% +21.15%
10th Percentile £250 £310 £319
90th Percentile £438 £553 £592
England median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.09 £24.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.35% +10.00% -15.09%

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 898 776 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.06% 15.18% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 452 483
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +0.69%
10th Percentile £163 £207 £193
90th Percentile £538 £549 £515
England median daily rate £433 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +1.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 60 75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -20.63% +12.68%
10th Percentile £15.50 £15.00 £15.22
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £77.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.76 £19.90
% change year-on-year +1.21% -0.70% -20.40%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 -12 21 £425 -18.27%
Devon - 4 £300 -
Gloucestershire -12 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (92.59%) Firewall
3 22 (81.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (74.07%) OSPF
4 20 (74.07%) BGP
5 19 (70.37%) VMware
5 19 (70.37%) CCNP
5 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
5 19 (70.37%) Network Architecture
5 19 (70.37%) Spine.js
5 19 (70.37%) Multicast
5 19 (70.37%) DMVPN
5 19 (70.37%) VXLAN
5 19 (70.37%) Network Virtualisation
6 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (44.44%) NsoIT
7 12 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (37.04%) vCenter Server
9 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
10 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
11 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (11.11%) DNS
12 3 (11.11%) Network Design
12 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
12 3 (11.11%) JIRA

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 3 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (74.07%) BGP
3 20 (74.07%) OSPF
4 19 (70.37%) DMVPN
4 19 (70.37%) Multicast
4 19 (70.37%) VXLAN
5 3 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.70%) Internet
6 1 (3.70%) IOS XR
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) SAN
6 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
1 3 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Network Engineer
2 17 (62.96%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Spine.js
2 2 (7.41%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Network Architecture
1 19 (70.37%) Network Virtualisation
2 12 (44.44%) NsoIT
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
6 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) CCNP
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (70.37%) SC Cleared
1 19 (70.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) XenApp
3 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) vCenter Server
2 2 (7.41%) systemd
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper