The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank - 98 -
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.36% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 6.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £21.00
Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
128 102 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.40% 5.19% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 59
Average daily rate £340 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +26.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £342 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -15.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.50 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
CiscoWorks
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Nokia
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (66.67%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) BT 21CN
5 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
6 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (33.33%) BT 21CN
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
6 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Design Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) CCDP
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Nokia
3 4 (66.67%) F5
4 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat