Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 199 173
Rank change year-on-year +32 -26 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 16 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.53% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.56% -
10th Percentile £288 £176 £302
90th Percentile £550 £355 £425
England median daily rate £350 £360 £375
% change year-on-year -2.78% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.89% -5.79%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 777 848 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.33% 13.74% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 440 304
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
10th Percentile £161 £187 £213
90th Percentile £504 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +22.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.50 £10.78
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.50 £40.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco IOS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in the West Midlands

Cisco IOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Warwickshire - 7 £325 -
Worcestershire +5 1 £300 -7.69%
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco IOS.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) LAN
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) Firewall
4 10 (62.50%) IOS XR
5 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 7 (43.75%) CCIE
6 7 (43.75%) NX-OS
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) MPLS
7 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
8 5 (31.25%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) CCNP
10 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
10 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
10 3 (18.75%) Firmware
10 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
10 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
11 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
11 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
11 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
11 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (12.50%) Microsoft

Cisco IOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) LAN
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 10 (62.50%) IOS XR
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (43.75%) NX-OS
6 6 (37.50%) MPLS
7 5 (31.25%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (6.25%) Skype
9 1 (6.25%) SNMP
9 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (6.25%) TACACS
9 1 (6.25%) VXLAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
2 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Network Optimisation
2 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
2 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Security Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) MCP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
3 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Mitel
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds