The table below looks at the statistics for CiscoWorks skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CiscoWorks over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank 109 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 8 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.73% -
As % of the Systems Management category 4.02% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £403 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +61.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.37%
CiscoWorks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
199 140 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.31% 6.84% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 36
Average daily rate £325 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £457 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £11.20 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £23.20 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +5.45%

CiscoWorks
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CiscoWorks across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

CiscoWorks Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CiscoWorks
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CiscoWorks Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CiscoWorks
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CiscoWorks Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

CiscoWorks
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CiscoWorks within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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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
Shropshire -9 6 £375 -6.83% 2
CiscoWorks
England

CiscoWorks
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (87.50%) CCDP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Nokia
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) BT

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing CiscoWorks 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 CiscoWorks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) OSPF
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Design Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Network Design
1 8 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCDP
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Nokia
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) BT
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Shropshire
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 22 days ago