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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 27 8 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 79 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.94% 10.88% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 10.88% 23.03% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 55 16
Median daily rate £370 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
441 343 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.58% 47.25% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 216 177
Median daily rate £375 £340 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 20
Median hourly rate £11.80 £21.50 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.11% +87.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £30.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 42 (60.00%) Firewall
2 37 (52.86%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (44.29%) WAN
4 30 (42.86%) LAN
5 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
6 22 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
6 22 (31.43%) CCNP
7 21 (30.00%) Juniper
8 20 (28.57%) CCNA
9 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
10 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
11 16 (22.86%) ITIL
12 14 (20.00%) Windows
13 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
14 11 (15.71%) Wireless
15 10 (14.29%) BGP
15 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.29%) Network Security
16 9 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (11.43%) CCIE
17 8 (11.43%) OSPF
17 8 (11.43%) VPN
18 7 (10.00%) Finance
18 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
18 7 (10.00%) Degree
19 6 (8.57%) Fortinet
19 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
19 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (5.71%) SAS
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.00%) Firewall
2 31 (44.29%) WAN
3 30 (42.86%) LAN
4 22 (31.43%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (15.71%) Wireless
6 10 (14.29%) BGP
6 10 (14.29%) Network Security
7 9 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (11.43%) OSPF
8 8 (11.43%) VPN
9 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.57%) VoIP
10 5 (7.14%) IPv4
10 5 (7.14%) SAN
11 4 (5.71%) EIGRP
11 4 (5.71%) Internet
11 4 (5.71%) MPLS
11 4 (5.71%) SSL
11 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.43%) French Language
3 1 (1.43%) German Language
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Network Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.86%) IVR
4 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.43%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
4 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) CentOS
6 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 6 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.57%) Migration
3 6 (8.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.57%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.71%) Fault Management
5 4 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.71%) Server Building
5 4 (5.71%) Service Management
5 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.29%) Presales
6 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.86%) Business Development
7 2 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) Java
2 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
3 22 (31.43%) CCNP
4 20 (28.57%) CCNA
5 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.43%) CCIE
7 7 (10.00%) Degree
8 4 (5.71%) CCDP
9 3 (4.29%) CCVP
9 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
9 3 (4.29%) PMP
9 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.86%) CCDA
10 2 (2.86%) CISA
10 2 (2.86%) CISM
10 2 (2.86%) CISSP
10 2 (2.86%) IISP
10 2 (2.86%) MCSA
10 2 (2.86%) MCSE
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.86%) ISO27005
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.43%) KVM
4 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) FortiGate
2 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.86%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Juniper
2 17 (24.29%) CheckPoint
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.57%) F5
4 6 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 6 (8.57%) IBM
4 6 (8.57%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) Dell
6 4 (5.71%) Intel Security
6 4 (5.71%) Meraki
6 4 (5.71%) Symantec
7 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 3 (4.29%) HP
7 3 (4.29%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.86%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle
8 2 (2.86%) RightFax
8 2 (2.86%) Sun
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