Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.65% 1.86% 6.88%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 5.19% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £308 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.71% +34.62% -20.49%
10th Percentile £204 £203 £180
90th Percentile £436 £573 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £325
% change year-on-year -1.64% +17.31% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £22.75 - £10.61
10th Percentile £15.43 - £10.09
90th Percentile £29.88 - £15.83
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.95 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -28.19% +47.06% +3.03%

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 Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 90 135 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 34.09% 35.90% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 83 63
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £320 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -17.95% +4.00%
10th Percentile £264 £147 £263
90th Percentile £448 £500 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.50 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.59% +5.03% -1.39%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £43.25 £33.25 £19.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £16.43
% change year-on-year +5.67% -8.68% +5.59%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Staffordshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +4 3 £208 -20.19% 3
Stafford 0 1 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 6
Tamworth - 1 £365 - 3
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) Telnet
4 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (42.86%) Proactive Management
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Cisco
Co-occurring 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 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) Telnet
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Fat Client
2 3 (42.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (14.29%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 3 (42.86%) Proactive Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Proofpoint