The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 21 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.12% 2.70% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 15.47% 5.58% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 8
Average daily rate
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£355 £168 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.94% -39.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £115 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
Cisco
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
349 269 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 46.04% 48.47% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 138 100
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Birmingham region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 33 (31.73%) Firewall
2 32 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (25.00%) CCNP
4 23 (22.12%) Juniper
4 23 (22.12%) CheckPoint
5 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
6 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 19 (18.27%) ITIL
7 19 (18.27%) F5
8 18 (17.31%) LAN
8 18 (17.31%) WAN
9 17 (16.35%) CCNA
9 17 (16.35%) Windows
10 16 (15.38%) Network Security
11 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
11 15 (14.42%) VPN
11 15 (14.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 14 (13.46%) MPLS
12 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 13 (12.50%) Migration
14 12 (11.54%) MS Office
15 11 (10.58%) BGP
15 11 (10.58%) VMware
16 10 (9.62%) Cisco UCCE
16 10 (9.62%) Cisco ICM
16 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
17 9 (8.65%) VoIP
17 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
18 8 (7.69%) XMPP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.88%) Lync
2 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.96%) IIS
4 1 (0.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SAP CRM
1 3 (2.88%) Eikon
2 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (31.73%) Firewall
2 18 (17.31%) LAN
2 18 (17.31%) WAN
3 16 (15.38%) Network Security
4 15 (14.42%) VPN
5 14 (13.46%) MPLS
5 14 (13.46%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (10.58%) BGP
7 10 (9.62%) Cisco ICM
8 9 (8.65%) VoIP
9 8 (7.69%) OSPF
10 5 (4.81%) IPsec
10 5 (4.81%) DSL
10 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.85%) Wireless
11 4 (3.85%) ATM
11 4 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (2.88%) VLAN
12 3 (2.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) QlikView
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Electronics
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) French Language
5 1 (0.96%) German Language
5 1 (0.96%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.54%) Analyst
2 12 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 11 (10.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (8.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) Consultant
5 7 (6.73%) Architect
6 6 (5.77%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.77%) Cisco Specialist
6 6 (5.77%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Voice Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.81%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Services Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.69%) XMPP
2 4 (3.85%) Middleware
2 4 (3.85%) VXML
3 1 (0.96%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Clustering
2 4 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.88%) CMDB
3 3 (2.88%) User Experience
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.96%) AS400
5 1 (0.96%) iSeries
5 1 (0.96%) Social Media
5 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.35%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
3 4 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.92%) UNIX
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) Tru64
6 1 (0.96%) Fedora
6 1 (0.96%) CentOS
6 1 (0.96%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.96%) zOS
6 1 (0.96%) MVS
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) HPUX
6 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 13 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (5.77%) CRM
3 6 (5.77%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 5 (4.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.85%) Change Management
5 4 (3.85%) Load Balancing
5 4 (3.85%) Performance Management
5 4 (3.85%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.85%) Network Management
5 4 (3.85%) Change Control
5 4 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (2.88%) Mentoring
6 3 (2.88%) Coaching
6 3 (2.88%) Network Design
6 3 (2.88%) Service Management
6 3 (2.88%) Quality Management
6 3 (2.88%) Business Continuity
6 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (25.00%) CCNP
3 22 (21.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.35%) CCNA
5 15 (14.42%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.77%) CCIP
7 5 (4.81%) CCIE
8 3 (2.88%) MCSE
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.88%) Degree
9 2 (1.92%) BC Cleared
9 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.96%) PMP
10 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.96%) CISM
10 1 (0.96%) CCVP
10 1 (0.96%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) MCSA
10 1 (0.96%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.96%) Postfix
3 1 (0.96%) XenApp
3 1 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (14.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (9.62%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (4.81%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.85%) Cisco IPCC
4 4 (3.85%) SCCM
4 4 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.88%) OpenView
5 3 (2.88%) OPNET
6 2 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (22.12%) Juniper
1 23 (22.12%) CheckPoint
2 20 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.27%) F5
4 11 (10.58%) VMware
5 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
5 7 (6.73%) HP
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 5 (4.81%) Avaya
6 5 (4.81%) NetApp
6 5 (4.81%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.85%) Verint
7 4 (3.85%) IBM
8 3 (2.88%) EMC
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) BMC
8 3 (2.88%) Blue Coat
8 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.88%) Reuters
9 2 (1.92%) Remedy
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