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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 14 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 53 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.19% 1.62% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 20.15% 3.17% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 5
Average daily rate
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£331 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.47% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £300 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
263 315 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.65% 51.05% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 164 97
Average daily rate £338 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £161 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 42 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (37.25%) Firewall
3 33 (32.35%) CCNP
4 26 (25.49%) ITIL
4 26 (25.49%) Windows
5 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
5 22 (21.57%) Juniper
5 22 (21.57%) CCNA
6 21 (20.59%) LAN
6 21 (20.59%) WAN
7 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
8 18 (17.65%) XMPP
8 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.71%) VPN
9 15 (14.71%) BGP
9 15 (14.71%) Reuters
9 15 (14.71%) Migration
9 15 (14.71%) Lync
9 15 (14.71%) Eikon
10 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
10 14 (13.73%) Finance
10 14 (13.73%) MPLS
11 12 (11.76%) OSPF
11 12 (11.76%) F5
12 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
12 11 (10.78%) Blue Coat
13 10 (9.80%) VMware
13 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
13 10 (9.80%) Load Balancing
13 10 (9.80%) HP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (14.71%) Lync
2 3 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.98%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Visio
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
3 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 38 (37.25%) Firewall
2 21 (20.59%) LAN
2 21 (20.59%) WAN
3 15 (14.71%) VPN
3 15 (14.71%) BGP
4 14 (13.73%) MPLS
5 12 (11.76%) OSPF
6 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.82%) Network Security
6 9 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (7.84%) VoIP
8 7 (6.86%) Internet
8 7 (6.86%) Wireless
9 6 (5.88%) Extranet
9 6 (5.88%) DSL
10 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
11 4 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.92%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.92%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) QlikView
General
1 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
1 14 (13.73%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Legal
3 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.80%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Network Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Service Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Network Services Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Technician
8 4 (3.92%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.92%) Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Analyst
9 3 (2.94%) Network Consultant
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco Specialist
9 3 (2.94%) Network Architect
9 3 (2.94%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.94%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) XMPP
2 4 (3.92%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Clustering
2 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.94%) CMDB
2 3 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.98%) AS400
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) iSeries
4 1 (0.98%) Social Media
4 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.84%) UNIX
4 7 (6.86%) Linux
5 5 (4.90%) Solaris
6 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.98%) Fedora
9 1 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Migration
3 10 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 6 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.90%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (4.90%) Coaching
6 4 (3.92%) Change Control
6 4 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.92%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.92%) Project Management
7 3 (2.94%) Change Management
7 3 (2.94%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.94%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.94%) Performance Management
7 3 (2.94%) Network Management
7 3 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.88%) Perl
1 6 (5.88%) Tcl
2 3 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (32.35%) CCNP
3 22 (21.57%) CCNA
4 11 (10.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (9.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.90%) CCIP
7 4 (3.92%) CCSA
7 4 (3.92%) CCIE
7 4 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.96%) Degree
8 2 (1.96%) CCSP
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.96%) MCP
8 2 (1.96%) MCSE
8 2 (1.96%) PMP
8 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.98%) CISM
9 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.98%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.98%) Snort
3 1 (0.98%) Squid
3 1 (0.98%) Postfix
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (3.92%) SCCM
3 3 (2.94%) OPNET
3 3 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.96%) OpenView
4 2 (1.96%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.98%) SCOM
5 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
1 22 (21.57%) Juniper
2 18 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (14.71%) Reuters
4 12 (11.76%) F5
5 11 (10.78%) Blue Coat
6 10 (9.80%) VMware
6 10 (9.80%) HP
7 8 (7.84%) Avaya
8 6 (5.88%) Remedy
8 6 (5.88%) NetApp
9 4 (3.92%) Citrix
10 3 (2.94%) BMC
10 3 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.94%) NetScout
10 3 (2.94%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.96%) Sourcefire
11 2 (1.96%) EMC
11 2 (1.96%) Websense
11 2 (1.96%) Cramer
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