The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 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 Shropshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 4 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.69% 16.67% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 11.67% 23.61% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £288 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £350 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
60 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.78% 70.59% 63.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 44
Average daily rate £270 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £296 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Average hourly rate £34.32 £17.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.87%
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -8 7 £250 -20.63% 3
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) McAfee
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 10 (55.56%) Network Design
4 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 9 (50.00%) CCNA
5 8 (44.44%) CCNP
5 8 (44.44%) MPLS
6 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
6 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) F5
6 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
7 6 (33.33%) HP
7 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (33.33%) JSP
8 5 (27.78%) VoIP
8 5 (27.78%) OSPF
8 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (27.78%) DMVPN
9 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
10 3 (16.67%) Problem Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) WAN
4 8 (44.44%) MPLS
5 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (27.78%) VoIP
7 5 (27.78%) OSPF
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (27.78%) DMVPN
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (11.11%) BGP
10 1 (5.56%) Wireless
10 1 (5.56%) BT 21CN
10 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Installations Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Support
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Network Design
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (44.44%) CCNP
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OPNET
1 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) McAfee
2 10 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
3 7 (38.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 6 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 2 (11.11%) TOWER Software
6 2 (11.11%) Nokia
6 2 (11.11%) BT
7 1 (5.56%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) BMC
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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