The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.02% - -
As % of the Vendors category 21.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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 Solihull region.

Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
66 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 51.97% 50.70% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 14
Average daily rate £400 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Solihull region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Solihull region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 30 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (37.31%) WAN
4 20 (29.85%) LAN
4 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
5 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
6 18 (26.87%) Windows
7 17 (25.37%) Juniper
8 16 (23.88%) Network Management
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.90%) CCNA
10 14 (20.90%) Linux
11 13 (19.40%) EMC
11 13 (19.40%) CA
11 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
11 13 (19.40%) MPLS
11 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (19.40%) CA Spectrum
12 12 (17.91%) Brocade
12 12 (17.91%) System Testing
12 12 (17.91%) Solaris
12 12 (17.91%) Perl
12 12 (17.91%) Unix
13 11 (16.42%) CiscoWorks
13 11 (16.42%) Project Management
13 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
13 11 (16.42%) e-Health
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.43%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) WAN
2 20 (29.85%) LAN
3 13 (19.40%) MPLS
4 9 (13.43%) Wireless
5 7 (10.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.46%) Firewall
6 5 (7.46%) VoIP
6 5 (7.46%) VPN
7 4 (5.97%) BGP
7 4 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.97%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (4.48%) 4G
8 3 (4.48%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security
8 3 (4.48%) PBX
8 3 (4.48%) SAN
8 3 (4.48%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.48%) WAAS
8 3 (4.48%) X.21
9 2 (2.99%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.49%) Selenium
1 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (28.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Architect
2 15 (22.39%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Designer
3 13 (19.40%) Network Designer
4 12 (17.91%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Cisco Architect
7 9 (13.43%) Network Architect
8 7 (10.45%) EMC Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Cisco Network Architect
10 4 (5.97%) Analyst
10 4 (5.97%) Author
10 4 (5.97%) Technical Author
11 3 (4.48%) Cisco Solutions Architect
11 3 (4.48%) Design Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (4.48%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Network Manager
11 3 (4.48%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) e-Health
2 3 (4.48%) HP Storage
2 3 (4.48%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.49%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Windows
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (20.90%) Linux
4 13 (19.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (17.91%) Solaris
5 12 (17.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Network Management
2 12 (17.91%) System Testing
3 11 (16.42%) Project Management
3 11 (16.42%) Risk Management
4 9 (13.43%) Migration
5 6 (8.96%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.96%) Presales
6 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.97%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (5.97%) SFIA
8 3 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.48%) Data Security
8 3 (4.48%) Information Security
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (4.48%) Network Design
8 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.48%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.48%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Perl
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (44.78%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (43.28%) Security Cleared
3 20 (29.85%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.90%) CCNA
5 5 (7.46%) CCNP
6 4 (5.97%) CCDP
6 4 (5.97%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.48%) CISM
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) MCITP
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.48%) NCIE
8 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (16.42%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Juniper
2 13 (19.40%) CA
2 13 (19.40%) EMC
2 13 (19.40%) Red Hat
3 12 (17.91%) Brocade
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.43%) F5
6 6 (8.96%) Aruba
6 6 (8.96%) Mitel
7 5 (7.46%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.48%) Dell
9 3 (4.48%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) NetApp
9 3 (4.48%) Sophos
10 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
11 1 (1.49%) Rally
11 1 (1.49%) SevOne
11 1 (1.49%) VMware