The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Solihull region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 15 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.33% - 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
28 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 37.33% 28.72% 53.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
Average daily rate £275 £160 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £121 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Cisco
West Midlands

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 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) FirePass
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel Meridian
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) FirePass
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) 3G
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Voice Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Network Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) F5