Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 18 8
Rank change year-on-year +17 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 24.44% 5.97% 12.58%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 11.59% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 9
Worcestershire median daily rate £200 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -7.14% +125.81%
10th Percentile £180 £244 £145
90th Percentile £288 £375 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Worcestershire median hourly rate £60.00 - £18.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.41 £24.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -37.76% +45.59% +25.93%

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 Worcestershire.

All Vendors
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 55 69 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 61.11% 51.49% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 40
Worcestershire median daily rate £250 £350 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -4.70% +22.42%
10th Percentile £181 £128 £135
90th Percentile £438 £538 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 17
Worcestershire median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -25.00% +7.46%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.03 £12.08
90th Percentile £55.50 £27.58 £27.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.57 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year +7.38% -8.52% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Worcestershire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Worcestershire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Worcestershire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Worcestershire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Worcester +15 20 £200 -38.46% 1
Kidderminster - 1 £168 -
Redditch - 1 £250 -
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (72.73%) CCNP
3 13 (59.09%) CCNA
4 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
5 7 (31.82%) LAN
5 7 (31.82%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) Aruba
7 4 (18.18%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) VMware
8 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (13.64%) MPLS
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
8 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (9.09%) VCP6
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) VCP5
9 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (4.55%) SNMP
10 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.55%) CCIE
10 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
10 1 (4.55%) OSPF
10 1 (4.55%) BGP
10 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.55%) TACACS
10 1 (4.55%) Firewall

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 3 (13.64%) MPLS
2 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) FCoE
4 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
4 1 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.55%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Collaboration Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design
3 1 (4.55%) Presales
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (72.73%) CCNP
3 13 (59.09%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) VCP5
4 2 (9.09%) VCP6
4 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Aruba
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft