Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 33 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.26% 3.01% 7.62%
As % of the Vendors category 11.22% 8.44% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 11
Staffordshire median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £263
90th Percentile £400 £440 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £22.60 £45.50 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.33% +328.84% +11.68%
10th Percentile £15.74 £42.80 £10.09
90th Percentile £29.78 £47.40 £13.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £24.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -37.76% +50.00% +26.92%

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 98 154 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 37.98% 35.65% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 90 60
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £205 £155 £268
90th Percentile £447 £501 £439
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £12.89 £11.00 £10.54
90th Percentile £37.05 £46.60 £18.84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.82 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +9.10% -8.37% -0.16%

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 23 November 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 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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Tamworth - 7 £388 -
Burton-upon-Trent +8 2 £250 -36.91%
Stafford +1 1 - -
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
2 7 (63.64%) Logistics
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) FMCG
5 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Information Security
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Coaching
8 1 (9.09%) Skype
8 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement

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 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) 3G
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Skype
5 1 (9.09%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Business IT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Transformation Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
4 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Audio Visual Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) FMCG
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Logistics
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Kaspersky
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Kaseya
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Proofpoint
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Xerox