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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 26 7 36
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 44 99 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.57% 12.31% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 10.97% 25.71% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 68 19
Median daily rate £363 £340 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +102.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
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 £22.75 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +34.32%
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
401 385 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.76% 47.89% 51.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 255 186
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £30.00 £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 34 (53.97%) Firewall
2 31 (49.21%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (42.86%) LAN
4 26 (41.27%) WAN
5 19 (30.16%) CCNA
6 17 (26.98%) CCNP
6 17 (26.98%) ITIL
6 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
7 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
8 15 (23.81%) Juniper
9 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 10 (15.87%) BGP
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) VPN
11 9 (14.29%) Network Security
12 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
12 8 (12.70%) OSPF
12 8 (12.70%) Finance
13 7 (11.11%) VoIP
13 7 (11.11%) Windows
13 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
13 7 (11.11%) Degree
14 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
14 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2

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 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) SAS
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.97%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) LAN
3 26 (41.27%) WAN
4 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (15.87%) BGP
5 10 (15.87%) Wireless
6 9 (14.29%) Network Security
6 9 (14.29%) VPN
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (12.70%) OSPF
7 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.11%) VoIP
9 5 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (7.94%) Internet
10 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
10 4 (6.35%) SAN
10 4 (6.35%) VLAN
11 3 (4.76%) DHCP
11 3 (4.76%) MPLS
11 3 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.94%) Security Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.17%) IVR
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.59%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.59%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) AIX
6 1 (1.59%) CentOS
6 1 (1.59%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 6 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
3 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 6 (9.52%) Project Management
4 4 (6.35%) Change Management
4 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.35%) Fault Management
4 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
4 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.76%) Presales
5 3 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.76%) Server Building
6 2 (3.17%) SABSA
6 2 (3.17%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) PHP
2 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.16%) CCNA
3 17 (26.98%) CCNP
4 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
5 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 7 (11.11%) Degree
7 5 (7.94%) CCIE
8 3 (4.76%) PMI Certification
8 3 (4.76%) PMP
9 2 (3.17%) CCDP
9 2 (3.17%) CCVP
9 2 (3.17%) CISA
9 2 (3.17%) CISM
9 2 (3.17%) CISSP
9 2 (3.17%) IISP
10 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.59%) NCIE
10 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO27005
1 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.94%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) KVM
4 1 (1.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Juniper
2 14 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.52%) IBM
5 5 (7.94%) Dell
5 5 (7.94%) F5
5 5 (7.94%) Symantec
5 5 (7.94%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.35%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.76%) EMC
8 2 (3.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) IronPort
8 2 (3.17%) NetApp
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) Qualys
8 2 (3.17%) Sun
8 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
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