The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 14 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.03% 13.85% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 25.45% 22.50% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 5
Median daily rate £325 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.34 - £9.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
Cisco
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 35.48% 61.54% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 30
Median daily rate £330 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £295 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £10.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 - £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 - £13.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the County Antrim region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the County Antrim region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -4 13 £325 - 2
Ballymena - 1 - -
Cisco
Northern Ireland

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 30 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) CCNP
3 16 (45.71%) CCIE
3 16 (45.71%) Juniper
4 15 (42.86%) Avaya
4 15 (42.86%) Network Design
5 12 (34.29%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (22.86%) Wireless
8 6 (17.14%) LAN
8 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) CCNA
9 5 (14.29%) Banking
10 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (11.43%) OSPF
11 3 (8.57%) Internet
11 3 (8.57%) SLA
11 3 (8.57%) MS Office
11 3 (8.57%) Firewall
11 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
12 2 (5.71%) Presales
12 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
12 2 (5.71%) WebEx
12 2 (5.71%) Service Design
12 2 (5.71%) Office 365
12 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
12 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (5.71%) Windows 7

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Wireless
2 6 (17.14%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 4 (11.43%) OSPF
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) Internet
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.71%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.71%) VPN
5 2 (5.71%) WebEx
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) DMZ
6 1 (2.86%) FWSM
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Lead Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.71%) ICT Officer
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Network Support
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) BYOD
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
1 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
1 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
1 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Network Design
2 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (5.71%) ITSM
3 2 (5.71%) Presales
3 2 (5.71%) Project Management
3 2 (5.71%) Service Design
4 1 (2.86%) Email Management
4 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.86%) Network Management
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (71.43%) CCNP
3 16 (45.71%) CCIE
4 5 (14.29%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView
1 1 (2.86%) OPNET
1 1 (2.86%) OVSD
1 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Juniper
2 15 (42.86%) Avaya
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec
4 1 (2.86%) Tandberg