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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 26 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 50 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.45% 5.42% 4.88%
As % of the Vendors category 12.72% 12.05% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 20
Median daily rate £400 £320 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £161 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.41%
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
393 332 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.71% 44.99% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 175 177
Median daily rate £400 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £171 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 19
Median hourly rate £13.90 £17.50 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.93 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 53 (60.92%) Firewall
2 48 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (48.28%) WAN
4 41 (47.13%) LAN
5 33 (37.93%) CCNP
5 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 32 (36.78%) Data Centre
7 30 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
7 30 (34.48%) Juniper
8 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
9 24 (27.59%) Windows
10 22 (25.29%) CCNA
11 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
12 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
12 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
12 19 (21.84%) ITIL
13 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (17.24%) VMware
14 15 (17.24%) Wireless
15 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.64%) SAN
16 11 (12.64%) vSphere
17 10 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (11.49%) IPv4
17 10 (11.49%) BGP
18 9 (10.34%) Finance
18 9 (10.34%) CCIE
18 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (10.34%) Linux
18 9 (10.34%) MCSE

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 (4.60%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.30%) IIS
3 2 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (60.92%) Firewall
2 42 (48.28%) WAN
3 41 (47.13%) LAN
4 30 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (17.24%) Wireless
6 11 (12.64%) SAN
7 10 (11.49%) BGP
7 10 (11.49%) IPv4
8 9 (10.34%) Network Security
9 8 (9.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (9.20%) OSPF
9 8 (9.20%) VoIP
10 7 (8.05%) VPN
10 7 (8.05%) WLAN
11 6 (6.90%) TCP/IP
11 6 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.75%) EIGRP
12 5 (5.75%) VLAN
13 4 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (4.60%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Banking
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) French Language
4 1 (1.15%) German Language
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Architect
6 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Juniper Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Technical Leader
8 6 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.30%) e-Health
4 2 (2.30%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.30%) IVR
4 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) Replication
4 2 (2.30%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.15%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.15%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Windows
2 20 (22.99%) Windows Server
3 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.34%) Linux
4 9 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 8 (9.20%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.15%) AIX
7 1 (1.15%) CentOS
7 1 (1.15%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) ITIL V3
3 8 (9.20%) PRINCE2
4 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.90%) Project Management
6 5 (5.75%) Change Management
6 5 (5.75%) Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Presales
6 5 (5.75%) Server Building
7 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (4.60%) Fault Management
7 4 (4.60%) Load Balancing
7 4 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (4.60%) Service Management
7 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.30%) Information Security
9 2 (2.30%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.15%) Java
1 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.15%) PHP
1 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (37.93%) CCNP
2 33 (37.93%) Security Cleared
3 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
4 22 (25.29%) CCNA
5 10 (11.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (10.34%) CCIE
6 9 (10.34%) MCSE
6 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (9.20%) MCSA
8 7 (8.05%) Degree
9 5 (5.75%) CCDP
10 3 (3.45%) CCDA
10 3 (3.45%) CCVP
10 3 (3.45%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.45%) PMP
11 2 (2.30%) CISA
11 2 (2.30%) CISM
11 2 (2.30%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.30%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (2.30%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.30%) ISO27005
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) vSphere
2 8 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.15%) KVM
5 1 (1.15%) vCloud
5 1 (1.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (2.30%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Juniper
2 19 (21.84%) CheckPoint
2 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.24%) VMware
4 8 (9.20%) Fortinet
5 7 (8.05%) F5
5 7 (8.05%) IBM
6 6 (6.90%) Meraki
7 5 (5.75%) Citrix
7 5 (5.75%) Dell
7 5 (5.75%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.60%) EMC
8 4 (4.60%) HP
8 4 (4.60%) Intel Security
8 4 (4.60%) NetApp
9 3 (3.45%) Aruba
9 3 (3.45%) Huawei
9 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.45%) Sophos
9 3 (3.45%) Symantec