The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.02% 1.50% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 11.40% 4.08% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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 Staffordshire region.

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
114 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 52.78% 36.84% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 27 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.50 £17.03 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.41% +11.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £13.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £24.50 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +4 6 £451 - 1
Cannock - 1 £275 -
Stafford - 1 - -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) Migration

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Mitel
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
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