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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.15% 1.02% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 1.87% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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West Midlands

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
120 214 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 34.48% 54.45% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 26
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £238 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.41 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -23.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £31.50 £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 September 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) MODAF
4 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CCDA
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) BGP
6 1 (12.50%) EIGRP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MODAF
1 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CCDA
2 3 (37.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) Zenoss
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Tripwire
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
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Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago