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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.59% 12.03% 20.65%
As % of the Vendors category 13.41% 25.00% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£305 £293 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £239 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £332 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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
82 64 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 49.10% 48.12% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 22
Average daily rate £425 £315 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -25.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +28.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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
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 2 September 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 -12 11 £305 +4.27%
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (50.00%) F5
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) Blue Coat
5 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (33.33%) DMVPN
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
6 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
6 8 (33.33%) McAfee
6 8 (33.33%) MPLS
6 8 (33.33%) BMC
6 8 (33.33%) VoIP
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) WLAN
7 7 (29.17%) CiscoWorks
7 7 (29.17%) IBM
7 7 (29.17%) Service Management
8 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 6 (25.00%) 802.1X
9 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (33.33%) DMVPN
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (33.33%) VoIP
4 8 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (29.17%) WLAN
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
9 1 (4.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Support
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) IVR
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
2 7 (29.17%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
5 4 (16.67%) Network Design
6 3 (12.50%) Network Management
7 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) ITIL
8 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (4.17%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.17%) OPNET
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (50.00%) F5
2 10 (41.67%) Blue Coat
3 8 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 8 (33.33%) McAfee
3 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 8 (33.33%) BMC
4 7 (29.17%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Misys
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Sage
7 1 (4.17%) VMware
7 1 (4.17%) Panasonic
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.17%) Juniper
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia
7 1 (4.17%) Spiceworks