Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 189 206
Rank change year-on-year -3 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 28 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 5
South West median daily rate £340 £450 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +157.14% -53.33%
10th Percentile £310 £173 £130
90th Percentile £486 £540 £273
England median daily rate £365 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -2.67% - -
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 £25.00 £160.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -84.38% +424.59% +38.56%

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 864 817 888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.30% 14.86% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 484 525
South West median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £203 £171 £179
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 51 88
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -1.52% -16.72%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.79 £12.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -5 10 £460 -17.12% 3
Bristol -9 7 £340 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £320 - 1
Dorset +1 3 £330 -26.67% 1
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (64.29%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
5 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (46.43%) CCNP
6 13 (46.43%) CCNA
7 11 (39.29%) OSPF
7 11 (39.29%) BGP
7 11 (39.29%) Network Architecture
7 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
7 11 (39.29%) VXLAN
8 10 (35.71%) vCenter Server
8 10 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
8 10 (35.71%) DMVPN
8 10 (35.71%) Multicast
8 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (35.71%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) Wireless
10 7 (25.00%) Network Design
10 7 (25.00%) LAN
10 7 (25.00%) Spine.js
11 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (17.86%) JIRA
12 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
12 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (17.86%) Windows

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (39.29%) BGP
3 11 (39.29%) OSPF
3 11 (39.29%) VXLAN
4 10 (35.71%) DMVPN
4 10 (35.71%) Multicast
5 9 (32.14%) Wireless
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (21.43%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) VLAN
10 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.71%) MPLS
10 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
10 3 (10.71%) VPN
11 2 (7.14%) Junos
11 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (17.86%) JIRA
1 5 (17.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Network Design Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Designer
3 4 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Spine.js
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Network Architecture
2 10 (35.71%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (25.00%) Network Design
4 4 (14.29%) NsoIT
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Change Control
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Adaptive Security
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
3 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (46.43%) CCNA
4 13 (46.43%) CCNP
5 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (14.29%) CCIE
6 4 (14.29%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.57%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) vCenter Server
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Atlassian
4 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
6 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) BT
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) McAfee
7 1 (3.57%) Meraki
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Siemens
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard