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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 13 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 52 21 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.96% 3.27% 6.94%
As % of the Vendors category 16.35% 6.84% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 30
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £465 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

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
318 307 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.70% 47.74% 48.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 153
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.74 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.40 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 47 (53.41%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (47.73%) Firewall
3 32 (36.36%) CCNP
4 30 (34.09%) WAN
5 29 (32.95%) LAN
6 28 (31.82%) Juniper
7 24 (27.27%) CCNA
8 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
8 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
8 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
9 21 (23.86%) ITIL
10 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
12 18 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
14 16 (18.18%) VMware
14 16 (18.18%) F5
15 15 (17.05%) Network Design
15 15 (17.05%) Wireless
15 15 (17.05%) BGP
15 15 (17.05%) VPN
16 13 (14.77%) OSPF
16 13 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (14.77%) Network Management
17 12 (13.64%) Windows
18 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
18 11 (12.50%) MPLS
18 11 (12.50%) Finance
18 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 11 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.68%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.73%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) WAN
3 29 (32.95%) LAN
4 18 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (17.05%) BGP
5 15 (17.05%) VPN
5 15 (17.05%) Wireless
6 13 (14.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (14.77%) OSPF
7 11 (12.50%) MPLS
8 9 (10.23%) VoIP
9 8 (9.09%) Junos
9 8 (9.09%) Network Security
10 5 (5.68%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (5.68%) EIGRP
10 5 (5.68%) IP Telephony
10 5 (5.68%) Unified Communications
10 5 (5.68%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (5.68%) WLAN
11 4 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Billing
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Electronics
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (51.14%) Network Engineer
2 32 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 30 (34.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Operations Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Support Manager
5 6 (6.82%) Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.41%) IT Services Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.41%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (3.41%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 4 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (1.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) CCTV
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Windows
2 10 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (3.41%) Unix
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) ITIL
2 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
3 15 (17.05%) Network Design
4 13 (14.77%) Network Management
5 10 (11.36%) ITIL V3
6 8 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) Migration
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.68%) Matrix Management
10 4 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.55%) PRINCE
10 4 (4.55%) Service Management
11 3 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
12 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (2.27%) Coaching
12 2 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (2.27%) High Availability
12 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (53.41%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (36.36%) CCNP
3 24 (27.27%) CCNA
4 23 (26.14%) Security Cleared
5 20 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 7 (7.95%) CCDA
6 7 (7.95%) CCDP
7 6 (6.82%) CCIE
8 5 (5.68%) Degree
9 4 (4.55%) CCVP
9 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.55%) PMI Certification
9 4 (4.55%) PMP
10 3 (3.41%) A+ Certification
10 3 (3.41%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
12 1 (1.14%) CCNP Voice
12 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.14%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) Firmware
4 1 (1.14%) NFS
4 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Juniper
2 23 (26.14%) CheckPoint
3 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.18%) F5
4 16 (18.18%) VMware
5 9 (10.23%) Citrix
6 5 (5.68%) HP
7 4 (4.55%) IBM
7 4 (4.55%) Nokia
7 4 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 4 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.41%) EMC
8 3 (3.41%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.41%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.41%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.27%) AirMagnet
9 2 (2.27%) Avaya
9 2 (2.27%) BT
9 2 (2.27%) CA
10 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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