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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / Midlands
Rank 18 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.68% 1.60% 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% 3.39% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-21.87% +60.00%

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
66 59 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 58.93% 47.20% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 22
Median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.52% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 16 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Snort
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) OSPF
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (20.00%) BGP
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Project Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (20.00%) Presales
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (20.00%) Nessus
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (30.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (20.00%) F5
3 2 (20.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) ScanSafe
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Micro