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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 8
Rank change year-on-year +9 -27  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 8.05% 5.78% 12.20%
As % of the Vendors category 14.43% 10.64% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £478 £356 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.12% +14.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £332 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £388 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% +25.00%  

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 Shropshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 188 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 55.75% 54.34% 62.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 69 32
Median daily rate £500 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £25.12 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +9 13 £478 +31.72% 2
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (45.00%) BMC
4 9 (45.00%) ITIL
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
4 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (40.00%) Riverbed
5 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (40.00%) User Experience
5 8 (40.00%) AppDynamics
5 8 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
5 8 (40.00%) CMDB
6 7 (35.00%) WAN
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) McAfee
7 6 (30.00%) Network Design
8 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (25.00%) VoIP
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 2 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) BGP
5 3 (15.00%) OSPF
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
5 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 2 (10.00%) DMVPN
6 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) CMDB
1 8 (40.00%) User Experience
2 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Management
1 9 (45.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (35.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) Network Management
9 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
9 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (65.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (45.00%) BMC
3 8 (40.00%) AppDynamics
3 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 8 (40.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (30.00%) McAfee
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Aruba
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Nokia
6 2 (10.00%) F5