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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 36 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 21 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.87% 11.54% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 10.50% 18.99% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Median daily rate £380 £310 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -26.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £225 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £18.38
% change year-on-year
+31.57% +3.40%
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
200 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 55.87% 60.77% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 33 34
Median daily rate £389 £335 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.04% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £174 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £25.12 £17.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.76% -50.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -24 20 £384 +27.91%
Market Drayton - 1 £325 -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 18 (54.55%) Fortinet
3 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
3 16 (48.48%) F5
3 16 (48.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (48.48%) BIG-IP
4 15 (45.45%) Network Management
5 14 (42.42%) BMC
5 14 (42.42%) Nokia
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (39.39%) OSPF
6 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
6 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
7 12 (36.36%) ITIL V3
7 12 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (36.36%) BGP
7 12 (36.36%) ITIL
8 11 (33.33%) CCNP
8 11 (33.33%) User Experience
8 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
10 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
10 9 (27.27%) CCNA
10 9 (27.27%) OPNET
11 8 (24.24%) CSS
11 8 (24.24%) Juniper
11 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
12 7 (21.21%) Visualisation

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 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 16 (48.48%) BIG-IP
2 16 (48.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (39.39%) OSPF
4 12 (36.36%) BGP
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (15.15%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (15.15%) Wireless
7 4 (12.12%) LAN
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (9.09%) WAN
9 2 (6.06%) Converged Networks
9 2 (6.06%) DHCP
9 2 (6.06%) DNS
9 2 (6.06%) Network Security
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
9 2 (6.06%) TACACS
9 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 2 (6.06%) WPA2
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Project Manager
3 7 (21.21%) Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (21.21%) Network Specialist
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Design Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Network Support
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) CSS
2 5 (15.15%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 11 (33.33%) User Experience
2 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (6.06%) CMDB
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Network Management
2 13 (39.39%) Load Balancing
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL
3 12 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 12 (36.36%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (24.24%) Network Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) PRINCE2
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Network Design
7 5 (15.15%) Project Management
7 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.09%) Change Management
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
9 3 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 3 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
10 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (27.27%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (9.09%) CCSP
7 2 (6.06%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) OPNET
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) CheckPoint
1 18 (54.55%) Fortinet
2 16 (48.48%) F5
3 14 (42.42%) BMC
3 14 (42.42%) Nokia
4 10 (30.30%) Riverbed
5 9 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 8 (24.24%) Juniper
7 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
8 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 3 (9.09%) Brocade
9 3 (9.09%) IBM
10 2 (6.06%) BT
10 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
10 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
11 1 (3.03%) Remedy
11 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software