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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 11 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.50% 3.14% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 20.91% 6.40% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 12 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £286 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £161 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
330 328 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.45% 49.03% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 172 120
Average daily rate £340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 11
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £78.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 69 (51.88%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (46.62%) Firewall
3 61 (45.86%) CheckPoint
4 44 (33.08%) OSPF
4 44 (33.08%) Juniper
4 44 (33.08%) F5
5 42 (31.58%) CCNA
5 42 (31.58%) BGP
6 38 (28.57%) CCNP
7 37 (27.82%) Network Security
8 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
9 25 (18.80%) MPLS
10 23 (17.29%) WAN
11 22 (16.54%) LAN
11 22 (16.54%) Clustering
12 20 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
13 18 (13.53%) TCP/IP
14 17 (12.78%) Linux
15 16 (12.03%) ITIL
15 16 (12.03%) UNIX
15 16 (12.03%) VPN
15 16 (12.03%) Project Management
16 15 (11.28%) Load Balancing
17 14 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
18 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
18 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
18 13 (9.77%) Solaris
19 12 (9.02%) Windows
19 12 (9.02%) Finance

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Office
2 5 (3.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) Vectorworks
3 2 (1.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.75%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (46.62%) Firewall
2 44 (33.08%) OSPF
3 42 (31.58%) BGP
4 37 (27.82%) Network Security
5 25 (18.80%) MPLS
6 23 (17.29%) WAN
7 22 (16.54%) LAN
8 20 (15.04%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (13.53%) TCP/IP
10 16 (12.03%) VPN
11 10 (7.52%) Cisco ICM
12 9 (6.77%) Multicast
12 9 (6.77%) DNS
13 8 (6.02%) EIGRP
13 8 (6.02%) Structured Cabling
14 7 (5.26%) Wireless
15 6 (4.51%) Internet
15 6 (4.51%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
16 4 (3.01%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 10 (7.52%) Marketing
4 8 (6.02%) Banking
5 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Front Office
8 1 (0.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.75%) German Language
8 1 (0.75%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 21 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 20 (15.04%) Security Engineer
4 19 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Technical Project Manager
5 16 (12.03%) Technical Manager
6 14 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
7 12 (9.02%) Analyst
7 12 (9.02%) Consultant
8 11 (8.27%) Design Engineer
8 11 (8.27%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Administrator
10 5 (3.76%) Network Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (3.76%) Architect
11 4 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.51%) VXML
2 4 (3.01%) XMPP
3 2 (1.50%) CSS
3 2 (1.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.54%) Clustering
2 12 (9.02%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.50%) DTV
4 2 (1.50%) SecurID
4 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.50%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) Handset
5 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.78%) Linux
2 16 (12.03%) UNIX
3 13 (9.77%) Solaris
4 12 (9.02%) Windows
5 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.03%) ITIL
1 16 (12.03%) Project Management
2 15 (11.28%) Load Balancing
3 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
4 12 (9.02%) Migration
4 12 (9.02%) ITIL V3
5 7 (5.26%) CRM
5 7 (5.26%) PRINCE
6 6 (4.51%) Change Control
6 6 (4.51%) Network Management
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 5 (3.76%) Programme Management
7 5 (3.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.01%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (3.01%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.01%) Network Design
9 3 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.26%) Workflow
9 3 (2.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.26%) SQL
2 3 (2.26%) Tcl
2 3 (2.26%) Perl
3 2 (1.50%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (51.88%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (31.58%) CCNA
3 38 (28.57%) CCNP
4 31 (23.31%) Security Cleared
5 20 (15.04%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.77%) CCSA
7 6 (4.51%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (4.51%) PMP
7 6 (4.51%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.76%) CCSE
9 4 (3.01%) CCIP
9 4 (3.01%) CCIE
10 2 (1.50%) CCDP
10 2 (1.50%) Degree
11 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.75%) CCVP
11 1 (0.75%) CCSP
11 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) SLA
1 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) XenServer
2 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.75%) Firmware
3 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (9.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (3.76%) FortiGate
4 4 (3.01%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.50%) OpenView
5 2 (1.50%) OPNET
5 2 (1.50%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (45.86%) CheckPoint
2 44 (33.08%) Juniper
2 44 (33.08%) F5
3 11 (8.27%) Riverbed
4 10 (7.52%) Blue Coat
5 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.26%) Sourcefire
7 6 (4.51%) SAP
7 6 (4.51%) SolarWinds
8 5 (3.76%) Verint
8 5 (3.76%) Citrix
9 4 (3.01%) Aerohive Networks
9 4 (3.01%) Brocade
10 3 (2.26%) VMware
10 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.26%) HP
11 2 (1.50%) Nortel
11 2 (1.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.50%) BMC
11 2 (1.50%) Ericsson
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