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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 2 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 21.08% 25.71% 11.21%
As % of the Vendors category 38.46% 40.91% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £403 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% +30.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £310 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.42% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -6.97%
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
91 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 54.82% 62.86% 55.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 40
Average daily rate £301 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.26% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.08
% change year-on-year
- -0.41%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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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 0 33 £330 -18.01%
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 21 (56.76%) Network Management
3 20 (54.05%) F5
3 20 (54.05%) CCNA
4 19 (51.35%) Network Monitoring
5 17 (45.95%) ITIL
6 16 (43.24%) LAN
6 16 (43.24%) BMC
6 16 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 15 (40.54%) SolarWinds
7 15 (40.54%) CCNP
7 15 (40.54%) OPNET
7 15 (40.54%) User Experience
8 14 (37.84%) OSPF
9 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
9 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
10 12 (32.43%) BGP
11 11 (29.73%) Nokia
11 11 (29.73%) HP
11 11 (29.73%) Riverbed
11 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
11 11 (29.73%) BIG-IP
11 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
11 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (27.03%) Network Architecture
12 10 (27.03%) WAN
12 10 (27.03%) Middleware
13 9 (24.32%) CSS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) LAN
2 16 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (37.84%) OSPF
4 12 (32.43%) BGP
5 11 (29.73%) BIG-IP
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (27.03%) WAN
7 5 (13.51%) MPLS
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) BT 21CN
8 1 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Network Specialist
3 9 (24.32%) Monitoring Specialist
4 8 (21.62%) Design Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Installations Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Support
9 1 (2.70%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Site Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Middleware
2 9 (24.32%) CSS
3 8 (21.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) User Experience
2 11 (29.73%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Network Management
2 19 (51.35%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (45.95%) ITIL
4 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
5 10 (27.03%) Network Architecture
6 9 (24.32%) Network Design
7 7 (18.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.11%) CAD
11 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
12 1 (2.70%) Change Management
12 1 (2.70%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) CCNA
3 15 (40.54%) CCNP
4 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 15 (40.54%) OPNET
2 5 (13.51%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) F5
2 16 (43.24%) BMC
3 15 (40.54%) SolarWinds
4 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
5 11 (29.73%) Nokia
5 11 (29.73%) HP
5 11 (29.73%) Riverbed
6 9 (24.32%) Fortinet
6 9 (24.32%) Juniper
7 4 (10.81%) McAfee
8 2 (5.41%) BT
9 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft