The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 6 9 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 14.52% 13.27% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 32.14% 24.19% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £193 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +2.83% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.63 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.60% -4.06%  

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 Solihull.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 56 62 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 45.16% 54.87% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 6
Median daily rate £300 £400 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +81.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.48% -53.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Solihull

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Solihull over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Solihull

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Solihull

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 36 (83.72%) Juniper
2 28 (65.12%) LAN
2 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
3 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
4 12 (27.91%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
5 11 (25.58%) ADSL
5 11 (25.58%) GSM
5 11 (25.58%) PSTN
5 11 (25.58%) SDH
5 11 (25.58%) DWDM
5 11 (25.58%) xDSL
5 11 (25.58%) GPON
6 10 (23.26%) Nortel
7 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (20.93%) Migration
7 9 (20.93%) Network Design
8 8 (18.60%) CCNA
9 7 (16.28%) CCDA
10 6 (13.95%) Wireless
11 5 (11.63%) JNCIA
12 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (9.30%) VPN
13 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
13 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
13 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (6.98%) Firewall
13 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
14 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
14 2 (4.65%) NetScaler

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (4.65%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (65.12%) LAN
2 12 (27.91%) WAN
3 11 (25.58%) ADSL
3 11 (25.58%) DWDM
3 11 (25.58%) GPON
3 11 (25.58%) GSM
3 11 (25.58%) PSTN
3 11 (25.58%) SDH
3 11 (25.58%) xDSL
4 6 (13.95%) Wireless
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (9.30%) VPN
6 3 (6.98%) Firewall
7 2 (4.65%) 802.11
7 2 (4.65%) ATM
7 2 (4.65%) Frame Relay
7 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.65%) SAN
7 2 (4.65%) VoIP
7 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Designer
1 17 (39.53%) Network Designer
2 5 (11.63%) Network Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Network Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (4.65%) IT Assistant
5 2 (4.65%) IT Support
5 2 (4.65%) IT Support Assistant
5 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Assistant
5 2 (4.65%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Solaris
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Migration
1 9 (20.93%) Network Design
2 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
2 3 (6.98%) Resource Management
2 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.33%) Information Security
3 1 (2.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (2.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 28 (65.12%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (18.60%) CCNA
5 7 (16.28%) CCDA
6 5 (11.63%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.65%) CCNP
8 1 (2.33%) CISA
8 1 (2.33%) CISM
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Juniper
2 10 (23.26%) Nortel
3 2 (4.65%) Aruba
3 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.65%) BT
3 2 (4.65%) Clearswift
3 2 (4.65%) Sophos
3 2 (4.65%) Veeam
3 2 (4.65%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.33%) F5
4 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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