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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 20 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.13% 2.35% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 12.20% 5.71% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +32.35%
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
82 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 50.31% 41.18% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 16
Median daily rate £338 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £256 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.87 £30.00 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.76% +145.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 May 2016, 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 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (68.97%) Juniper
3 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) WAN
5 13 (44.83%) LAN
6 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (34.48%) NetScaler
7 10 (34.48%) Citrix
7 10 (34.48%) CCNP
7 10 (34.48%) Migration
8 8 (27.59%) Wireless
8 8 (27.59%) Brocade
9 7 (24.14%) JNCIA
9 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
9 7 (24.14%) DAB
9 7 (24.14%) MPLS
9 7 (24.14%) BGP
9 7 (24.14%) CCDP
9 7 (24.14%) VPN
9 7 (24.14%) Presales
9 7 (24.14%) Structured Cabling
10 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
10 5 (17.24%) Aruba
10 5 (17.24%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (13.79%) VoIP
12 3 (10.34%) PBX
12 3 (10.34%) CCDA
12 3 (10.34%) X.21
12 3 (10.34%) Network Design
12 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) NetScaler
4 8 (27.59%) Wireless
5 7 (24.14%) BGP
5 7 (24.14%) DAB
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
5 7 (24.14%) Structured Cabling
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (13.79%) VoIP
8 3 (10.34%) 4G
8 3 (10.34%) PBX
8 3 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (10.34%) X.21
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.90%) Network Security
10 1 (3.45%) Skype
10 1 (3.45%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 11 (37.93%) Designer
3 10 (34.48%) Network Designer
4 6 (20.69%) Network Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Architect
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Presales Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Presales
2 7 (24.14%) Risk Management
3 5 (17.24%) Supplier Management
4 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) Data Security
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security
5 2 (6.90%) Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) BPMN
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) SFIA
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
5 7 (24.14%) CCDP
5 7 (24.14%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.34%) CCDA
7 2 (6.90%) CCNA
7 2 (6.90%) CISM
7 2 (6.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Juniper
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 8 (27.59%) Brocade
4 5 (17.24%) Aruba
5 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.90%) F5
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) CA
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) SevOne