The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Worcestershire 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 2 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.76% 26.17% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 7.14% 36.36% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate - £168 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56 77 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 66.67% 71.96% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 5
Average daily rate £350 £263 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £160 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.48% +127.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
West Midlands

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester 0 4 - - 1
Bromsgrove - - - - 2
Evesham - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Lync
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) BT
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Mitel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Network Management
5 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (14.29%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Network Management
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) CCENT
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Mitel
3 1 (14.29%) Motorola