The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 17 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.38% 13.04% 4.93%
As % of the Vendors category 23.73% 21.43% 10.29%
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 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
Cisco
UK

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

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
59 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.33% 60.87% 47.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 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 £125
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 Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 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
County Antrim -7 14 £325 - 1
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 33 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (64.10%) CCNP
3 16 (41.03%) CCIE
3 16 (41.03%) Juniper
4 15 (38.46%) Avaya
4 15 (38.46%) Network Design
5 12 (30.77%) Finance
6 10 (25.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (20.51%) Wireless
7 8 (20.51%) CCNA
8 6 (15.38%) LAN
8 6 (15.38%) WAN
9 5 (12.82%) ITIL
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
10 4 (10.26%) OSPF
11 3 (7.69%) MS Office
11 3 (7.69%) Windows
11 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
11 3 (7.69%) SLA
11 3 (7.69%) Firewall
11 3 (7.69%) Internet
11 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
12 2 (5.13%) Service Design
12 2 (5.13%) Presales
12 2 (5.13%) WebEx
12 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
12 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
12 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (5.13%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Wireless
2 6 (15.38%) LAN
2 6 (15.38%) WAN
3 4 (10.26%) OSPF
4 3 (7.69%) Firewall
4 3 (7.69%) Internet
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
5 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) WebEx
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.56%) DMZ
6 1 (2.56%) FWSM
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Network Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Lead Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Network Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Designer
5 2 (5.13%) ICT Officer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Network Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) BYOD
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
2 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Network Design
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (5.13%) ITSM
3 2 (5.13%) Presales
3 2 (5.13%) Project Management
3 2 (5.13%) Service Design
4 1 (2.56%) Email Management
4 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.56%) Network Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 33 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (64.10%) CCNP
3 16 (41.03%) CCIE
4 8 (20.51%) CCNA
5 2 (5.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) CNE
6 1 (2.56%) MCP
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (2.56%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
1 1 (2.56%) OPNET
1 1 (2.56%) OVSD
1 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Juniper
2 15 (38.46%) Avaya
3 2 (5.13%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec
4 1 (2.56%) Tandberg
4 1 (2.56%) VMware