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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.12% 16.38% 10.83%
As % of the Vendors category 8.91% 24.05% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £332 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.99% +7.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £420 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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
101 79 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 68.71% 68.10% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 38
Average daily rate £400 £395 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 7 £375 +12.99%
Shrewsbury - - - -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (60.00%) CCNA
3 23 (51.11%) Network Management
4 22 (48.89%) Firewall
5 21 (46.67%) OSPF
6 20 (44.44%) F5
6 20 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (42.22%) BGP
7 19 (42.22%) LAN
8 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (37.78%) ITIL
9 17 (37.78%) CCNP
9 17 (37.78%) Network Design
9 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
10 16 (35.56%) BMC
10 16 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (35.56%) SolarWinds
11 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 15 (33.33%) User Experience
11 15 (33.33%) OPNET
12 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
13 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
13 12 (26.67%) BIG-IP
13 12 (26.67%) Nokia
13 12 (26.67%) CCDP
13 12 (26.67%) HP
14 11 (24.44%) WAN
14 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
14 11 (24.44%) Riverbed
15 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 21 (46.67%) OSPF
3 19 (42.22%) BGP
3 19 (42.22%) LAN
4 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (26.67%) BIG-IP
7 11 (24.44%) WAN
8 7 (15.56%) Network Security
9 5 (11.11%) MPLS
10 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.22%) BT 21CN
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
10 1 (2.22%) DHCP
10 1 (2.22%) DNS
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Design Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Network Specialist
4 9 (20.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 8 (17.78%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Consultant
7 5 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Network Consultant
8 4 (8.89%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Installations Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Network Support
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) Monitoring Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Site Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco Support
11 1 (2.22%) Security Engineer
11 1 (2.22%) Network Architect
11 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) JSP
1 10 (22.22%) Middleware
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) User Experience
2 11 (24.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Network Management
2 20 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (37.78%) ITIL
3 17 (37.78%) Network Design
3 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
4 10 (22.22%) Network Architecture
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
8 4 (8.89%) CAD
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.22%) Information Security
10 1 (2.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (60.00%) CCNA
3 17 (37.78%) CCNP
4 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 12 (26.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) OPNET
2 6 (13.33%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) F5
2 16 (35.56%) BMC
2 16 (35.56%) SolarWinds
3 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
4 12 (26.67%) Nokia
4 12 (26.67%) HP
5 11 (24.44%) Riverbed
6 9 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 9 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (11.11%) McAfee
8 3 (6.67%) BT
9 2 (4.44%) Fujitsu
10 1 (2.22%) Meraki
10 1 (2.22%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.22%) Panasonic
10 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.22%) VMware
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft