The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 7 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 11.29% 5.71% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 21.21% 12.50% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -24.00%
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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 Wolverhampton region.

Vendors Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
33 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 53.23% 45.71% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 3
Average daily rate £325 £235 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £320 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Remedy
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) FDDI
5 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (12.50%) MS Office
7 1 (12.50%) JSP
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) PMI
7 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) FDDI
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Hitachi
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) NetScout
4 1 (12.50%) BT