The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 16 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.79% 13.21% 10.91%
As % of the Vendors category 11.54% 21.88% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£155 £256 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% +31.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -45.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
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 Worcestershire region.

Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 67.53% 60.38% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 14
Average daily rate £315 £315 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £238 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £18.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £31.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Worcester -10 1 - - 1
Redditch - - - -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WLAN
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (30.00%) FlexPod
4 3 (30.00%) NAS
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WLAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCIE
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat