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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.25% 5.00% 21.35%
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% 7.55% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Average daily rate
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£500 - £168
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -10.00%
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
53 53 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 54.64% 66.25% 66.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 28
Average daily rate £420 £340 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +38.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015. 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
Redditch - 2 £225 -
Worcester -3 1 - - 1
Kidderminster - - - - 1
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) PKI
7 1 (9.09%) Brocade
7 1 (9.09%) VLAN
7 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
7 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
7 1 (9.09%) Draytek
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) SCOM
7 1 (9.09%) vSphere
7 1 (9.09%) FalconStor
7 1 (9.09%) Network Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) SMTP
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) People Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) EMC
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Brocade
3 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
3 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL
3 1 (9.09%) Draytek
3 1 (9.09%) NETGEAR
3 1 (9.09%) FalconStor