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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 17 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.83% 3.88% 7.29%
As % of the Vendors category 15.00% 7.79% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 28
Median daily rate £285 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £475 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +60.00%

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
320 308 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 52.20% 49.76% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 159 128
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (47.56%) Firewall
3 35 (42.68%) Juniper
4 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
5 29 (35.37%) LAN
6 28 (34.15%) Data Centre
7 27 (32.93%) CCNP
8 25 (30.49%) WAN
8 25 (30.49%) SC Cleared
9 23 (28.05%) CCNA
10 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
11 19 (23.17%) ITIL
12 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
13 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
13 14 (17.07%) BGP
13 14 (17.07%) VMware
13 14 (17.07%) F5
14 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (14.63%) OSPF
15 11 (13.41%) MPLS
15 11 (13.41%) VPN
15 11 (13.41%) VoIP
15 11 (13.41%) Network Design
16 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (12.20%) Windows
17 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
17 9 (10.98%) Citrix
17 9 (10.98%) Wireless
17 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3

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 9 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (47.56%) Firewall
2 29 (35.37%) LAN
3 25 (30.49%) WAN
4 14 (17.07%) BGP
5 12 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.63%) OSPF
6 11 (13.41%) MPLS
6 11 (13.41%) VoIP
6 11 (13.41%) VPN
7 9 (10.98%) Network Security
7 9 (10.98%) Wireless
8 8 (9.76%) Junos
9 6 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.32%) Unified Communications
10 5 (6.10%) IP Telephony
10 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (6.10%) WLAN
11 4 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.88%) EIGRP
11 4 (4.88%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.32%) Billing
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
4 2 (2.44%) Electronics
4 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (29.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (26.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Analyst
4 7 (8.54%) Operations Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.54%) Support Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (3.66%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Telephony Manager
7 3 (3.66%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) CSS
2 4 (4.88%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.22%) Web Services
3 1 (1.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) e-Health
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) CMDB
4 1 (1.22%) SCADA
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.22%) Unix
5 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) Service Delivery
2 19 (23.17%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Network Design
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.76%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (8.54%) Network Management
6 7 (8.54%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Matrix Management
8 5 (6.10%) Change Management
8 5 (6.10%) Service Management
9 4 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.88%) Presales
10 3 (3.66%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.66%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (1.22%) Cybersecurity
12 1 (1.22%) Data Analysis
12 1 (1.22%) Load Balancing
12 1 (1.22%) Logistics
12 1 (1.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (52.44%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (40.24%) Security Cleared
3 27 (32.93%) CCNP
4 25 (30.49%) SC Cleared
5 23 (28.05%) CCNA
6 7 (8.54%) CCDA
6 7 (8.54%) CCDP
7 6 (7.32%) JNCIA
8 4 (4.88%) CCIE
8 4 (4.88%) CCVP
8 4 (4.88%) Degree
9 3 (3.66%) A+ Certification
9 3 (3.66%) CCSA
9 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.66%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.66%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.66%) PMP
10 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.44%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.44%) vSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Firmware
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) NFS
3 1 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 35 (42.68%) Juniper
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (17.07%) F5
4 14 (17.07%) VMware
5 9 (10.98%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) CA
7 4 (4.88%) EMC
7 4 (4.88%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) IBM
7 4 (4.88%) Nokia
8 2 (2.44%) AirMagnet
8 2 (2.44%) Avaya
8 2 (2.44%) BT
8 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.22%) Aruba
9 1 (1.22%) Mitel
9 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.22%) SevOne
9 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
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