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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 24 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 49 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.40% 3.59% 6.07%
As % of the Vendors category 12.66% 8.10% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 29
Median daily rate £400 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £258 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £405 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
387 321 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.52% 44.28% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 159 208
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 22
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 55 (60.44%) Firewall
2 51 (56.04%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (50.55%) WAN
4 45 (49.45%) LAN
5 40 (43.96%) Security Cleared
6 38 (41.76%) CCNP
7 37 (40.66%) Data Centre
8 34 (37.36%) Juniper
9 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
10 29 (31.87%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (28.57%) Windows
12 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
13 22 (24.18%) ITIL
13 22 (24.18%) Windows Server
14 20 (21.98%) CCNA
15 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 16 (17.58%) VMware
16 16 (17.58%) Wireless
16 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
17 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
18 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
18 12 (13.19%) ITIL V3
19 11 (12.09%) vSphere
19 11 (12.09%) SAN
19 11 (12.09%) IPv4
20 10 (10.99%) CCIE
20 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
20 10 (10.99%) BGP
20 10 (10.99%) Linux

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 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 55 (60.44%) Firewall
2 46 (50.55%) WAN
3 45 (49.45%) LAN
4 29 (31.87%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (17.58%) Wireless
6 11 (12.09%) IPv4
6 11 (12.09%) SAN
7 10 (10.99%) BGP
8 9 (9.89%) Network Security
8 9 (9.89%) VoIP
9 8 (8.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (8.79%) OSPF
10 7 (7.69%) VPN
10 7 (7.69%) WLAN
11 6 (6.59%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (5.49%) EIGRP
12 5 (5.49%) VLAN
13 4 (4.40%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (4.40%) MPLS
13 4 (4.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Billing
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Architect
5 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 6 (6.59%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Service Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Network Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.66%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.30%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.20%) e-Health
4 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.20%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.20%) Replication
4 2 (2.20%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.10%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 22 (24.18%) Windows Server
3 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.99%) Linux
4 10 (10.99%) Windows 8
5 9 (9.89%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.18%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) ITIL V3
2 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
3 8 (8.79%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.59%) Matrix Management
5 6 (6.59%) Presales
5 6 (6.59%) Project Management
6 5 (5.49%) Change Management
6 5 (5.49%) Server Building
7 4 (4.40%) Migration
7 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.30%) Service Management
8 3 (3.30%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.20%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.20%) Information Security
9 2 (2.20%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) Java
1 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.10%) PHP
1 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (56.04%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (43.96%) Security Cleared
3 38 (41.76%) CCNP
4 30 (32.97%) SC Cleared
5 20 (21.98%) CCNA
6 10 (10.99%) CCIE
6 10 (10.99%) MCSE
6 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (9.89%) MCSA
8 7 (7.69%) Degree
9 5 (5.49%) CCDP
10 4 (4.40%) JNCIA
11 3 (3.30%) CCDA
11 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
11 3 (3.30%) PMP
12 2 (2.20%) CCSA
12 2 (2.20%) CISA
12 2 (2.20%) CISM
12 2 (2.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) ISAE 3402
1 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.20%) ISO27005
1 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.09%) vSphere
2 10 (10.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.10%) vCloud
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco LMS
3 2 (2.20%) HAProxy
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
4 1 (1.10%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Juniper
2 24 (26.37%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.58%) CheckPoint
3 16 (17.58%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) Fortinet
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix
5 7 (7.69%) F5
6 6 (6.59%) IBM
6 6 (6.59%) Meraki
7 5 (5.49%) EMC
8 4 (4.40%) Dell
8 4 (4.40%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.30%) Aruba
9 3 (3.30%) CA
9 3 (3.30%) HP
9 3 (3.30%) Huawei
9 3 (3.30%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.30%) Sophos
10 2 (2.20%) Mitel
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