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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 36 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.67% 1.44% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 2.96% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £413 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £332 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £344 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
Cisco
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
136 135 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 37.78% 48.74% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 71 62
Average daily rate £375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £11.00 £22.35 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.78% +27.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MPLS
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 4 (33.33%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (8.33%) QRadar
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
6 1 (8.33%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) MPLS
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) ADSL
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) DMZ
4 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Network Design
2 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) QRadar
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
1 1 (8.33%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) arcserve
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Meraki
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tripwire