The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 39 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 2.01% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 7.69% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £185 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.45% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
206 78 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 54.21% 26.09% 46.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 33 66
Average daily rate £375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £149 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 17
Average hourly rate £18.97 £21.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.33%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Coventry region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Coventry region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) VCP4
4 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) VoIP
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Network Support
1 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Support
1 1 (14.29%) Designer
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft