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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.64% 1.24% 4.10%
As % of the Vendors category 16.87% 4.35% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.50 £14.40 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.97% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £14.40 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £14.40 £12.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.00%
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
83 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.34% 28.57% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 21
Median daily rate £340 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £166 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £13.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% +16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.38 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £18.00 £22.10
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 Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 4 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +1 1 £500 +150.00%
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 £398 -
Tamworth - 1 £105 - 1
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
2 10 (41.67%) BGP
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 8 (33.33%) Firewall
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
5 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
6 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 5 (20.83%) CCDP
7 5 (20.83%) Juniper
7 5 (20.83%) OSPF
8 4 (16.67%) MPLS
8 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (16.67%) HP
8 4 (16.67%) Dell
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.67%) NGN
8 4 (16.67%) CESG
8 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
8 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.67%) IOS XR

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) BGP
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) Wireless
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) OSPF
5 5 (20.83%) VoIP
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.67%) IOS XR
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
6 4 (16.67%) NGN
6 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) DHCP
7 3 (12.50%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) IPsec
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Administrator
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Network Administrator
1 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Administrator
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) SIEM
4 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Line Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNA
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) CCDP
5 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.33%) CCSE
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Dell
4 4 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) Kaseya
6 1 (4.17%) Kaspersky
6 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow