The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.20% 2.69% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 5.21% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £174 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 307 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.84% 51.60% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 133 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 21
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £64.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (40.68%) CheckPoint
3 19 (32.20%) CCNP
4 17 (28.81%) Juniper
4 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
5 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
6 13 (22.03%) Blue Coat
6 13 (22.03%) WAN
7 10 (16.95%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) LAN
8 9 (15.25%) CCNA
8 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
8 9 (15.25%) VPN
8 9 (15.25%) Network Security
9 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
9 8 (13.56%) Avaya
9 8 (13.56%) OSPF
9 8 (13.56%) BGP
10 7 (11.86%) ITIL
10 7 (11.86%) Linux
10 7 (11.86%) Clustering
10 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
10 7 (11.86%) F5
10 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.17%) Banking
11 6 (10.17%) UNIX
11 6 (10.17%) Windows
11 6 (10.17%) Perl
11 6 (10.17%) Tcl

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) WAN
3 10 (16.95%) LAN
4 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (15.25%) VPN
4 9 (15.25%) Network Security
5 8 (13.56%) OSPF
5 8 (13.56%) BGP
6 5 (8.47%) DNS
6 5 (8.47%) Wireless
7 4 (6.78%) 3G
7 4 (6.78%) Internet
7 4 (6.78%) Junos
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.08%) Multicast
8 3 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.08%) Extranet
8 3 (5.08%) SAN
8 3 (5.08%) MPLS
8 3 (5.08%) VoIP
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Firewall Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Network Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Data Centre Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Administrator
6 2 (3.39%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Network Consultant
6 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.39%) Network Services Manager
7 1 (1.69%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Clustering
2 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.69%) EPoS
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Linux
2 6 (10.17%) UNIX
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Solaris
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (11.86%) ITIL
1 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.47%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Low Latency
4 3 (5.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.08%) Change Management
5 2 (3.39%) Network Design
5 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.39%) Information Security
5 2 (3.39%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) Time Management
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Management
6 1 (1.69%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) Perl
1 6 (10.17%) Tcl
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.78%) CCSA
6 4 (6.78%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 2 (3.39%) MCP
7 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCDP
8 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.69%) CCIP
8 1 (1.69%) CCSE
8 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.69%) GPG13
1 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.69%) Snort
1 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) CheckPoint
2 17 (28.81%) Juniper
3 13 (22.03%) Blue Coat
4 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.56%) Avaya
5 7 (11.86%) F5
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee
6 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.39%) Mitel
7 2 (3.39%) BT
7 2 (3.39%) HP
7 2 (3.39%) Radware
7 2 (3.39%) Foundry
8 1 (1.69%) Verint
8 1 (1.69%) Aruba
8 1 (1.69%) Websense
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Sun
8 1 (1.69%) EMC
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