The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 25 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.60% 2.25% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 4.17% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +141.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 120 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 56.55% 54.05% 61.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 34
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £175.00 £17.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+900.00% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) F5