The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 48 24 5
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 0.59% 4.86% 19.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 7.29% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Average daily rate £475 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £205 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £389 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 Shropshire region.

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
211 96 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 62.43% 66.67% 61.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 31
Average daily rate £470 £400 £332
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -19 1 £400 +6.66% 4
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Network Design
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (33.33%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) BMC
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (11.11%) Billing
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) DMVPN
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Designer
3 3 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (11.11%) FreeSWITCH
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) F5
1 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 1 (11.11%) Brocade
3 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
Telford, Shropshire
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