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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 12 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 10.22% 2.53% 1.69%
As % of the Vendors category 19.72% 8.00% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +37.14%
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
71 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 51.82% 31.65% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 17
Average daily rate £325 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £183 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £313 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.87 £30.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.76% +145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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 21 (80.77%) Juniper
2 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) WAN
4 14 (53.85%) LAN
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Migration
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (34.62%) Brocade
8 8 (30.77%) CCNP
9 7 (26.92%) CCDP
9 7 (26.92%) VPN
9 7 (26.92%) BGP
9 7 (26.92%) MPLS
9 7 (26.92%) JNCIA
9 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
9 7 (26.92%) Presales
9 7 (26.92%) Structured Cabling
10 6 (23.08%) Aruba
11 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
11 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
11 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (19.23%) Wireless
11 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (11.54%) Games
13 3 (11.54%) Finance
13 3 (11.54%) CCDA
13 3 (11.54%) HP
13 3 (11.54%) PBX
13 3 (11.54%) Windows

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) WAN
2 14 (53.85%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) BGP
3 7 (26.92%) MPLS
3 7 (26.92%) Structured Cabling
3 7 (26.92%) VPN
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (19.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (19.23%) Wireless
5 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (11.54%) 4G
6 3 (11.54%) PBX
6 3 (11.54%) X.21
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) DAB
7 2 (7.69%) Firewall
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 1 (3.85%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.85%) VPLS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Designer
1 11 (42.31%) Network Designer
2 9 (34.62%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Juniper Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Systems Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Presales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Presales
2 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
3 5 (19.23%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) Data Security
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 2 (7.69%) Security Management
4 2 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) BPMN
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) SFIA
5 1 (3.85%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (30.77%) CCNP
5 7 (26.92%) CCDP
5 7 (26.92%) JNCIA
6 3 (11.54%) CCDA
7 2 (7.69%) CISM
7 2 (7.69%) CISSP
8 1 (3.85%) MCITP
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.85%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Juniper
2 9 (34.62%) Brocade
3 6 (23.08%) Aruba
4 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.69%) F5
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) CA
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) SevOne
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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