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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.71% 11.58% 8.05%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 18.33% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £250 £375 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -23.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £20.60
% change year-on-year +6.76% +21.35%  

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 Worcestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 25 60 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 71.43% 63.16% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 40 31
Median daily rate £250 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £435 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% -26.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £18.75 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Worcester +1 1 - - 1
Redditch - 1 £250 -
Cisco
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) HP Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft