Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 28 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.17% 2.99% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 7.92% 7.69% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £308 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% -35.94% +20.00%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £404
90th Percentile £413 £436 £586
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £365 £388
% change year-on-year +9.59% -5.81% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £17.70 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.07% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.85 £16.41 £25.00
% change year-on-year +8.81% -34.38% +85.87%

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 101 104 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.08% 38.81% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £365 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +9.77% -14.74%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £143
90th Percentile £488 £450 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -1.69% +10.28%
10th Percentile £15.25 £13.41 £11.15
90th Percentile £60.36 £37.05 £33.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.93% +5.17% -3.33%

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 19 January 2019.

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
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 19 January 2019. 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
Cannock - 3 £275 -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £325 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent -4 1 £315 +51.81%
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (25.00%) Release Management
5 2 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Communications Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Communications Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
3 1 (12.50%) VMware