Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 22 November 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 > Shropshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco 46 60 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 11.70% 7.61% 3.58%
As % of the Vendors category 20.54% 14.49% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 4
Shropshire median daily rate £440 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +29.17% -9.09%
10th Percentile £408 £334 £245
90th Percentile £530 £650 £314
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Shropshire median hourly rate - - £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £24.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year -37.76% +47.76% +24.07%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Shropshire.

All Vendors
Shropshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 224 414 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 57.00% 52.54% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 159 53
Shropshire median daily rate £475 £409 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.14% +2.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £364 £313 £276
90th Percentile £590 £555 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Shropshire median hourly rate £25.12 £10.62 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.65% -37.56% -15.00%
10th Percentile £22.22 £10.61 £12.34
90th Percentile £33.02 £10.62 £25.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.52% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Shropshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Shropshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Shropshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Telford +6 43 £440 +13.55% 2
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 31 (67.39%) CheckPoint
2 30 (65.22%) WAN
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (65.22%) WAN Optimisation
3 29 (63.04%) Firewall
3 29 (63.04%) Fortinet
4 28 (60.87%) Wireless
5 26 (56.52%) BMC
5 26 (56.52%) McAfee
6 24 (52.17%) FortiGate
7 23 (50.00%) VPN
8 21 (45.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 19 (41.30%) Oracle
9 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
9 19 (41.30%) Network Design
10 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
11 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
11 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (34.78%) Nokia
12 15 (32.61%) Aruba
13 14 (30.43%) Riverbed
13 14 (30.43%) User Experience
13 14 (30.43%) AppDynamics
13 14 (30.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (30.43%) Performance Management
14 13 (28.26%) IBM
15 12 (26.09%) ITIL

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 3 (6.52%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 30 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) WAN
2 29 (63.04%) Firewall
3 28 (60.87%) Wireless
4 23 (50.00%) VPN
5 16 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (26.09%) Internet
7 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (15.22%) BGP
8 7 (15.22%) HSRP
8 7 (15.22%) MPLS
8 7 (15.22%) OSPF
8 7 (15.22%) VLAN
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Implementation Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Design Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Network Design Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Network Specialist
7 4 (8.70%) Network Support
7 4 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Monitoring Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 14 (30.43%) User Experience
3 12 (26.09%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) HPUX
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) WAN Optimisation
2 21 (45.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (41.30%) Network Design
4 14 (30.43%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 14 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (30.43%) Performance Management
4 14 (30.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 12 (26.09%) ITIL V3
5 12 (26.09%) Network Load Balancing
5 12 (26.09%) Network Packet Analysis
5 12 (26.09%) Visualisation
6 7 (15.22%) Workflow
7 6 (13.04%) Coaching
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Management
9 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Measurement
9 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.70%) CCIE
4 4 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (8.70%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 24 (52.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) CheckPoint
2 29 (63.04%) Fortinet
3 26 (56.52%) BMC
3 26 (56.52%) McAfee
4 19 (41.30%) Oracle
5 16 (34.78%) Nokia
6 15 (32.61%) Aruba
7 14 (30.43%) AppDynamics
7 14 (30.43%) Riverbed
8 13 (28.26%) IBM
9 12 (26.09%) Blue Coat
9 12 (26.09%) F5
10 6 (13.04%) HP
11 2 (4.35%) Dynatrace
12 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.17%) NetApp