Period
to 29 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 29 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 0 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 8.93% 17.02% 25.71%
As % of the Vendors category 13.51% 32.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
Herefordshire median daily rate £344 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -13.39% -
10th Percentile £314 £275 £300
90th Percentile £400 £353 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29% +11.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - £14.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.95% +22.86% +45.83%

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37 25 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 66.07% 53.19% 62.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 13
Herefordshire median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £208 £275 £130
90th Percentile £392 £488 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Herefordshire median hourly rate - £18.28 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.54% -25.33%
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.59 £16.50
% change year-on-year +25.02% -17.64% +3.13%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Herefordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Herefordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Herefordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Herefordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Herefordshire region over the 6 months to 29 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hereford +4 3 £379 +16.54% 1
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Herefordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP