The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 21 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.04% 3.86% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 9.48% 6.96% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £323 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
Cisco
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 115 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 63.74% 55.56% 56.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 48 19
Median daily rate £475 £459 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 5 (33.33%) PaaS
3 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (33.33%) GIAC
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) CISSP
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) Server Building
5 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) PaaS
2 5 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Network Operations Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Server Building
4 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Information Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) GIAC
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CWNE
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Dell
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto