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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco CiscoWorks
Rank - 105 97
Contract jobs citing CiscoWorks 0 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.23% 0.56%
As % of the Systems Management category - 2.67% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Average daily rate - £375 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £295
% change year-on-year
-22.66% +27.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £17.50
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
156 187 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.11% 8.47% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 93 74
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.06 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £26.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) CA
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Solaris
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) e-Health
2 11 (91.67%) System Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) CA Spectrum
3 10 (83.33%) Network Management
4 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (50.00%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus

CiscoWorks
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) DMVPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (50.00%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Solaris
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) System Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Network Management
3 8 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 6 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (50.00%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCNA
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) CA
2 11 (91.67%) EMC
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds