Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 179 177
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.22% 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.98% 1.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 2
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £285 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.58% -22.45% +226.67%
10th Percentile £212 £173 £335
90th Percentile £563 £303 £417
England median daily rate £350 £351 £375
% change year-on-year -0.14% -6.53% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £160.00 £36.00 £22.44
% change year-on-year +344.44% +60.45% -3.37%

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 759 751 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.11% 13.63% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 377 289
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.87% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £160 £200 £182
90th Percentile £508 £540 £506
England median daily rate £410 £402 £400
% change year-on-year +1.99% +0.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 28 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -14.29% -25.53%
10th Percentile £12.63 £10.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £44.50 £38.08 £41.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +8.64%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Warwickshire - 5 £325 -
Shropshire - 2 £173 -
Worcestershire - 1 £300 -
Cisco IOS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (66.67%) IOS XR
4 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 9 (60.00%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
6 7 (46.67%) CCIE
7 6 (40.00%) MPLS
7 6 (40.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (26.67%) CCNP
9 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 3 (20.00%) DNS
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) WAN
9 3 (20.00%) DHCP
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
10 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery Management
10 2 (13.33%) User Experience
10 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation

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 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) IOS XR
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (53.33%) NX-OS
4 7 (46.67%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) MPLS
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Telnet
7 2 (13.33%) VXLAN
8 1 (6.67%) Network Security
8 1 (6.67%) Skype
8 1 (6.67%) SNMP
8 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (6.67%) TACACS
8 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberattack
3 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery Management
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) CCIE
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) XenServer
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint