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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 20 21 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 7.74% 4.82% 18.18%
As % of the Vendors category 14.59% 10.13% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Median daily rate £505 £275 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.45% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £295 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
233 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 53.08% 47.59% 47.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 20 28
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £573 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -1 33 £505 +101.80% 4
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 34 (62.96%) Network Management
3 31 (57.41%) CheckPoint
4 28 (51.85%) Network Monitoring
5 27 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (48.15%) OSPF
7 24 (44.44%) CCNA
8 23 (42.59%) LAN
8 23 (42.59%) Fortinet
9 19 (35.19%) CCNP
9 19 (35.19%) BMC
10 18 (33.33%) F5
11 17 (31.48%) ITIL V3
11 17 (31.48%) BIG-IP
11 17 (31.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (31.48%) User Experience
11 17 (31.48%) ITIL
12 16 (29.63%) Nokia
12 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
12 16 (29.63%) Riverbed
13 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
13 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (27.78%) Load Balancing
13 15 (27.78%) BGP
14 14 (25.93%) OPNET
14 14 (25.93%) Network Design
14 14 (25.93%) SolarWinds
15 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
16 12 (22.22%) WAN

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 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 26 (48.15%) OSPF
3 23 (42.59%) LAN
4 17 (31.48%) BIG-IP
4 17 (31.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (27.78%) BGP
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (22.22%) WAN
8 6 (11.11%) Wireless
9 5 (9.26%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (9.26%) Network Security
9 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (7.41%) DHCP
10 4 (7.41%) DNS
10 4 (7.41%) SNMP
10 4 (7.41%) TACACS
10 4 (7.41%) VLAN
10 4 (7.41%) VoIP
10 4 (7.41%) WPA2
11 3 (5.56%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Monitoring Specialist
3 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 11 (20.37%) Network Specialist
4 10 (18.52%) Network Support
5 9 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Implementation Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Monitoring Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Wireless Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) CSS
2 9 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (7.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) User Experience
2 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.56%) CMDB
4 3 (5.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Network Management
2 28 (51.85%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (31.48%) ITIL
3 17 (31.48%) ITIL V3
4 15 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (27.78%) Load Balancing
5 14 (25.93%) Network Design
6 10 (18.52%) Network Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) People Management
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (9.26%) Process Improvement
7 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (7.41%) Migration
9 3 (5.56%) Change Management
9 3 (5.56%) Matrix Management
9 3 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (5.56%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
10 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 27 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (44.44%) CCNA
3 19 (35.19%) CCNP
4 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.81%) CCDP
5 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) OPNET
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (7.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (57.41%) CheckPoint
2 23 (42.59%) Fortinet
3 19 (35.19%) BMC
4 18 (33.33%) F5
5 16 (29.63%) Nokia
5 16 (29.63%) Riverbed
6 14 (25.93%) SolarWinds
7 10 (18.52%) Juniper
8 8 (14.81%) Intel Security
9 7 (12.96%) BT
9 7 (12.96%) Fujitsu
10 5 (9.26%) Remedy
11 4 (7.41%) Blue Coat
11 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.56%) Brocade
12 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 3 (5.56%) VMware
13 2 (3.70%) AppDynamics
13 2 (3.70%) IBM
14 1 (1.85%) TOWER Software