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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 4 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 1.72% 17.17% 5.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% 23.61% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £283 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £345 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
58 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 50.00% 72.73% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 46
Average daily rate £315 £380 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £286 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £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 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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 23 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 23 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
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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 -11 2 £345 +12.19% 8
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
2 11 (64.71%) MPLS
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
3 10 (58.82%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) Network Design
4 9 (52.94%) BIG-IP
4 9 (52.94%) F5
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (47.06%) McAfee
6 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
7 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
8 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (29.41%) DMVPN
8 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
9 4 (23.53%) BGP
10 3 (17.65%) Nokia
10 3 (17.65%) BT
10 3 (17.65%) JSP
10 3 (17.65%) CCDP
10 3 (17.65%) HP
10 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
10 3 (17.65%) Network Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (64.71%) WAN
1 11 (64.71%) MPLS
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) LAN
3 9 (52.94%) BIG-IP
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (41.18%) OSPF
6 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (29.41%) DMVPN
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 4 (23.53%) BGP
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) BT 21CN
9 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Design Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Network Support
5 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) CCDP
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
2 9 (52.94%) F5
3 8 (47.06%) McAfee
4 7 (41.18%) Blue Coat
5 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) Nokia
6 3 (17.65%) BT
7 2 (11.76%) TOWER Software
7 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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