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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank 13 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.88% 1.60% 3.82%
As % of the Vendors category 17.39% 2.46% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £415 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £535 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.88 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.65%

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
92 244 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 56.79% 65.07% 61.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 79 47
Median daily rate £450 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +33 13 £425 +6.25% 3
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 22 (48.89%) CCNA
4 20 (44.44%) LAN
4 20 (44.44%) OSPF
4 20 (44.44%) Firewall
5 19 (42.22%) WAN
5 19 (42.22%) CCNP
5 19 (42.22%) Network Management
6 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
8 16 (35.56%) Network Design
9 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
10 13 (28.89%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (24.44%) ITIL
11 11 (24.44%) Aruba
12 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (20.00%) Oracle
14 8 (17.78%) BMC
14 8 (17.78%) Remedy
14 8 (17.78%) BGP
14 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
15 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (15.56%) Service Management
15 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
16 6 (13.33%) CCDP
16 6 (13.33%) Riverbed

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 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) assyst
2 2 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (44.44%) Firewall
1 20 (44.44%) LAN
1 20 (44.44%) OSPF
2 19 (42.22%) WAN
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (17.78%) BGP
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (11.11%) Network Security
6 5 (11.11%) Wireless
7 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 3 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (6.67%) MPLS
7 3 (6.67%) SNMP
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 2 (4.44%) DMVPN
8 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (2.22%) HSRP
9 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Design Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Design Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Network Support
4 8 (17.78%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Support
8 3 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) SOAP
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) SUSE
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Network Management
2 16 (35.56%) Network Design
3 13 (28.89%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (15.56%) Service Management
6 6 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 6 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 5 (11.11%) People Management
8 4 (8.89%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (48.89%) CCNA
3 19 (42.22%) CCNP
4 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (37.78%) SC Cleared
6 6 (13.33%) CCDP
7 2 (4.44%) CCIE
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
1 1 (2.22%) Forum Sentry
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView
1 1 (2.22%) OPNET
1 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) CheckPoint
2 14 (31.11%) Fortinet
3 11 (24.44%) Aruba
4 9 (20.00%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) Blue Coat
5 8 (17.78%) BMC
5 8 (17.78%) Remedy
6 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 5 (11.11%) BT
7 5 (11.11%) F5
7 5 (11.11%) Fujitsu
7 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (8.89%) HP
8 4 (8.89%) VMware
9 3 (6.67%) AppDynamics
9 3 (6.67%) IBM
9 3 (6.67%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
11 1 (2.22%) Juniper