The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 16 16 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.38% 5.73% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 16.36% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 4
Median daily rate £413 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £13.28 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -10.00%  

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 Staffordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 51 55 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.23% 35.03% 49.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 45
Median daily rate £381 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -17.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.93 £9.56 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.10 £17.00 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £125 -
Stafford - 1 £480 -
Tamworth - 1 £413 -
Cisco
West Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Skype
3 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (30.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LAN
1 3 (30.00%) Skype
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) ICMP
3 1 (10.00%) Modbus
3 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) SNMP
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Head of Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Service Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telephony Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) FMCG
2 1 (10.00%) HP Storage
2 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Coaching
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint
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