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 3 months to 26 June 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 136 138
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 0.77% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £450 £263 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -11.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £370 £338
% change year-on-year -8.78% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £49.19
% change year-on-year +71.05% -61.37%  

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 West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 423 520 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.58% 17.62% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 334 212
Median daily rate £370 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 30
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 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
Cornwall - 2 £338 -
Wiltshire - 2 £565 -
Devon -8 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £450 -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNP
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) FortiGate
3 6 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (75.00%) NX-OS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (50.00%) HSRP
5 4 (50.00%) Infoblox
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) Internet
7 2 (25.00%) Netcool
7 2 (25.00%) 802.11
7 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (25.00%) LAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) TACACS
2 7 (87.50%) BGP
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) NX-OS
3 6 (75.00%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
5 4 (50.00%) HSRP
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
7 2 (25.00%) SNMP
7 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) VoIP
7 2 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (25.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto