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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 25 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.62% 2.60% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 4.67% 5.32% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
107 94 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 56.02% 48.96% 61.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 22
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) Network Design
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (29.41%) SaaS
3 5 (29.41%) PaaS
3 5 (29.41%) GIAC
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 5 (29.41%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) IaaS
3 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) CCNP
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Server Building
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE

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 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (29.41%) IaaS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) PaaS
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
1 7 (41.18%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Design
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) Data Privacy
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Server Building
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Information Management
5 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) GIAC
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CWNE
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Dell
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
2 1 (5.88%) Trend Micro