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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 5 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 17.76% 11.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 27.00% 23.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £275 £444 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +41.87%

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
100 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 65.79% 50.79% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 11
Median daily rate £275 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 42 (80.77%) Juniper
2 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
3 35 (67.31%) SC Cleared
4 32 (61.54%) LAN
5 19 (36.54%) WAN
6 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 11 (21.15%) Migration
7 11 (21.15%) DWDM
7 11 (21.15%) GSM
7 11 (21.15%) ADSL
7 11 (21.15%) PSTN
7 11 (21.15%) SDH
7 11 (21.15%) xDSL
7 11 (21.15%) GPON
8 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (19.23%) Network Design
9 9 (17.31%) CCNA
9 9 (17.31%) VoIP
10 8 (15.38%) CCDA
10 8 (15.38%) Nortel
11 7 (13.46%) WLAN
11 7 (13.46%) BT
12 6 (11.54%) Wireless
12 6 (11.54%) VPN
12 6 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (9.62%) Network Management
13 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
13 5 (9.62%) CMDB
13 5 (9.62%) ServiceNow
13 5 (9.62%) SevOne

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) LAN
2 19 (36.54%) WAN
3 11 (21.15%) ADSL
3 11 (21.15%) DWDM
3 11 (21.15%) GPON
3 11 (21.15%) GSM
3 11 (21.15%) PSTN
3 11 (21.15%) SDH
3 11 (21.15%) xDSL
4 9 (17.31%) VoIP
5 7 (13.46%) WLAN
6 6 (11.54%) VPN
6 6 (11.54%) Wireless
7 5 (9.62%) Ethernet
7 5 (9.62%) FCAPS
7 5 (9.62%) MPLS
7 5 (9.62%) VLAN
8 3 (5.77%) ATM
8 3 (5.77%) Frame Relay
8 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Designer
1 19 (36.54%) Network Designer
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Network Architect
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Cisco Network Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Network Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Network Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Telecoms Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Transformation Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) CMDB
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Migration
2 10 (19.23%) Network Design
3 6 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL
4 5 (9.62%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.62%) ITSM
4 5 (9.62%) Network Management
4 5 (9.62%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.85%) Presales
6 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.92%) High Availability
7 1 (1.92%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.92%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (1.92%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 35 (67.31%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (17.31%) CCNA
5 8 (15.38%) CCDA
6 5 (9.62%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) CCNP
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Juniper
2 8 (15.38%) Nortel
3 7 (13.46%) BT
4 5 (9.62%) Brocade
4 5 (9.62%) CA
4 5 (9.62%) EMC
4 5 (9.62%) ServiceNow
4 5 (9.62%) SevOne
5 2 (3.85%) Aruba
5 2 (3.85%) F5
5 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.92%) Mitel
6 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.92%) Riverbed