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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 32 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.84% 3.90% 7.34%
As % of the Vendors category 9.77% 7.74% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 32
Median daily rate £369 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.14%
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
348 336 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.50% 50.45% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 184 147
Median daily rate £375 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £173 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% -32.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.07 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.70 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 50 (56.82%) Firewall
2 49 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (50.00%) Juniper
4 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
5 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
6 36 (40.91%) CCNP
7 35 (39.77%) WAN
7 35 (39.77%) LAN
8 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
9 27 (30.68%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
11 25 (28.41%) Windows
12 24 (27.27%) VMware
13 22 (25.00%) CheckPoint
14 21 (23.86%) CCNA
14 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
15 20 (22.73%) Service Delivery
16 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
18 13 (14.77%) ITIL
19 11 (12.50%) Linux
19 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
19 11 (12.50%) IPv4
19 11 (12.50%) Network Design
19 11 (12.50%) F5
19 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (12.50%) vSphere
20 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
20 10 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 10 (11.36%) Wireless

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 10 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.27%) SAS
3 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (56.82%) Firewall
2 35 (39.77%) LAN
2 35 (39.77%) WAN
3 27 (30.68%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (12.50%) IPv4
5 10 (11.36%) VPN
5 10 (11.36%) Wireless
6 9 (10.23%) SAN
7 8 (9.09%) BGP
7 8 (9.09%) VoIP
8 7 (7.95%) MPLS
8 7 (7.95%) Unified Communications
9 6 (6.82%) IP Telephony
9 6 (6.82%) OSPF
9 6 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.82%) WLAN
10 5 (5.68%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (5.68%) Junos
11 4 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (4.55%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.82%) Billing
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) French Language
4 1 (1.14%) German Language
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 28 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 25 (28.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Juniper Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Operations Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Support Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.68%) Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (43.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.27%) e-Health
2 2 (2.27%) Replication
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.14%) CMDB
3 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.41%) Windows
2 21 (23.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (12.50%) Linux
5 10 (11.36%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Unix
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 13 (14.77%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Network Design
4 8 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL V3
5 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.41%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (3.41%) Presales
8 2 (2.27%) Network Management
8 2 (2.27%) Server Building
9 1 (1.14%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.14%) Change Control
9 1 (1.14%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.14%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.14%) Data Analysis
9 1 (1.14%) Logistics
9 1 (1.14%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.14%) SFIA
9 1 (1.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (55.68%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (46.59%) Security Cleared
3 36 (40.91%) CCNP
4 29 (32.95%) SC Cleared
5 21 (23.86%) CCNA
6 10 (11.36%) MCSE
6 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (10.23%) MCSA
8 8 (9.09%) CCDA
8 8 (9.09%) CCDP
9 6 (6.82%) CCIE
9 6 (6.82%) JNCIA
10 5 (5.68%) CCVP
11 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.41%) CCSA
11 3 (3.41%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.27%) CLAS
12 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.14%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.50%) vSphere
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (2.27%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (50.00%) Juniper
2 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (27.27%) VMware
4 22 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (12.50%) F5
6 10 (11.36%) Citrix
7 6 (6.82%) Fortinet
7 6 (6.82%) HP
8 5 (5.68%) EMC
8 5 (5.68%) IBM
9 4 (4.55%) Aruba
9 4 (4.55%) Meraki
9 4 (4.55%) Nokia
9 4 (4.55%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.41%) CA
10 3 (3.41%) Huawei
10 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.27%) BT
11 2 (2.27%) NetApp