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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 19 42 5
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -37
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 8.39% 0.78% 16.37%
As % of the Vendors category 17.09% 1.43% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 16
Median daily rate £388 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £255 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £295 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
158 140 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 49.07% 54.47% 67.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 35 51
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £298 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 7
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.00 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.75% +20.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +13 24 £388 +55.00% 3
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 35 (61.40%) Firewall
2 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (52.63%) Network Management
4 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
4 28 (49.12%) CCNA
5 27 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
6 26 (45.61%) OSPF
6 26 (45.61%) LAN
7 24 (42.11%) CCNP
8 19 (33.33%) WAN
8 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 19 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
10 17 (29.82%) Network Design
10 17 (29.82%) ITIL
11 16 (28.07%) BMC
12 14 (24.56%) Riverbed
12 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (24.56%) User Experience
13 13 (22.81%) ITIL V3
13 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
14 12 (21.05%) BGP
15 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
16 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
16 10 (17.54%) OPNET
17 9 (15.79%) Remedy
17 9 (15.79%) Aruba
17 9 (15.79%) F5
17 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
17 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) assyst
2 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (61.40%) Firewall
2 26 (45.61%) LAN
2 26 (45.61%) OSPF
3 19 (33.33%) WAN
4 12 (21.05%) BGP
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (14.04%) BIG-IP
6 8 (14.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (14.04%) Wireless
7 7 (12.28%) Network Security
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (8.77%) SNMP
10 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.26%) DHCP
11 3 (5.26%) DNS
11 3 (5.26%) TACACS
11 3 (5.26%) VLAN
11 3 (5.26%) VoIP
11 3 (5.26%) WPA2
12 2 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Big Data
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (19.30%) Network Monitoring Specialist
2 11 (19.30%) Network Specialist
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Design Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Network Design Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Network Support
4 9 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Check Point Support
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Support
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Middleware
2 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.51%) SOAP
4 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) User Experience
3 11 (19.30%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.26%) CMDB
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) SUSE
3 1 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Network Management
2 27 (47.37%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (29.82%) ITIL
3 17 (29.82%) Network Design
4 14 (24.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (22.81%) ITIL V3
6 9 (15.79%) Load Balancing
7 7 (12.28%) Service Management
8 6 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
9 5 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.77%) Network Architecture
9 5 (8.77%) People Management
9 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
10 4 (7.02%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
11 3 (5.26%) Migration
11 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
12 2 (3.51%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (49.12%) CCNA
3 24 (42.11%) CCNP
4 19 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
6 7 (12.28%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) CCIE
7 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) OPNET
2 3 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView
3 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) CheckPoint
2 19 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 16 (28.07%) BMC
4 14 (24.56%) Riverbed
5 10 (17.54%) SolarWinds
6 9 (15.79%) Aruba
6 9 (15.79%) F5
6 9 (15.79%) Remedy
7 7 (12.28%) Blue Coat
7 7 (12.28%) Intel Security
7 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.53%) BT
8 6 (10.53%) Fujitsu
8 6 (10.53%) Juniper
8 6 (10.53%) Nokia
8 6 (10.53%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) VMware
10 3 (5.26%) AppDynamics
10 3 (5.26%) HP
11 2 (3.51%) IBM