Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 > Solihull
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 12.11% 18.94% 20.14%
As % of the Vendors category 18.11% 31.85% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Solihull median daily rate £375 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £333 £322 £360
90th Percentile £458 £436 £465
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 0
Solihull median hourly rate - - -
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 Solihull.

All Vendors
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 127 157 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 66.84% 59.47% 53.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 36
Solihull median daily rate £425 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -8.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £201 £253 £266
90th Percentile £588 £438 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Solihull median hourly rate £29.75 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.94% -3.13% +45.45%
10th Percentile £12.15 £15.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £55.31 £15.75 £22.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.52% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Solihull

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 Solihull region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 15 (65.22%) Juniper
3 13 (56.52%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) VoIP
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Mitel
8 5 (21.74%) Megaco
8 5 (21.74%) RTCP
8 5 (21.74%) RTP
8 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (21.74%) HTTP
8 5 (21.74%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
8 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
8 5 (21.74%) Presales
9 4 (17.39%) WLAN
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) PMP
9 4 (17.39%) Brocade
9 4 (17.39%) VLAN
10 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
10 3 (13.04%) Radware
10 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
10 3 (13.04%) F5
11 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
11 2 (8.70%) Skype

Cisco
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 13 (56.52%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) VoIP
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) HTTP
5 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
5 5 (21.74%) Megaco
5 5 (21.74%) RTCP
5 5 (21.74%) RTP
5 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) WLAN
7 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
7 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (8.70%) Skype
9 1 (4.35%) DWDM
9 1 (4.35%) GPON
9 1 (4.35%) SDH
9 1 (4.35%) xDSL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Network Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Network Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) WAN Project Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Project Implementation Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Presales
1 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Design
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Juniper
2 6 (26.09%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Mitel
4 4 (17.39%) Brocade
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Radware