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 28 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 / Solihull
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 14.29% 9.49% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 26.09% 18.29% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% +38.88%  

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 46 82 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 54.76% 51.90% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 28
Median daily rate £363 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.20% +7.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £272 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £507 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 28 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 16 (55.17%) Juniper
3 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 6 (20.69%) PMP
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) Nortel
8 5 (17.24%) VMware
9 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Mitel
10 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
10 3 (10.34%) HTTP
10 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 3 (10.34%) Megaco
10 3 (10.34%) RTCP
10 3 (10.34%) RTP
10 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.34%) Presales
11 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
11 2 (6.90%) Veeam
11 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
11 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (6.90%) Sophos

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) WAN
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) HTTP
5 3 (10.34%) HTTPS
5 3 (10.34%) Megaco
5 3 (10.34%) RTCP
5 3 (10.34%) RTP
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (3.45%) DWDM
7 1 (3.45%) GPON
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Project Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Network Manager
2 11 (37.93%) Network Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Designer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Designer
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Project Manager
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Manager
4 4 (13.79%) WAN Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) IT Assistant
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support
6 2 (6.90%) IT Support Assistant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Assistant
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) Presales
3 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Design
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.69%) PMP
4 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) CISA
5 1 (3.45%) CISM
5 1 (3.45%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Juniper
2 5 (17.24%) Nortel
2 5 (17.24%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Mitel
4 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.90%) Clearswift
4 2 (6.90%) Sophos
4 2 (6.90%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
5 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire