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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 4 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 27 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.15% 9.33% 2.86%
As % of the Vendors category 30.34% 16.28% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
Median daily rate £315 £181 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.79% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £18.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.33%
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
89 43 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.12% 57.33% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 27 18
Median daily rate £311 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.62% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £461 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 23 £315 +73.79% 2
County Armagh - 1 - -
Cisco
UK

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNP
3 12 (33.33%) Wireless
4 11 (30.56%) OSPF
5 10 (27.78%) CCIE
6 8 (22.22%) BGP
6 8 (22.22%) Unified Communications
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (19.44%) Network Design
7 7 (19.44%) Tandberg
7 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (19.44%) SCCP
7 7 (19.44%) H.323
7 7 (19.44%) LAN
7 7 (19.44%) WAN
7 7 (19.44%) MGCP
8 6 (16.67%) Firewall
8 6 (16.67%) Finance
8 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (16.67%) Software Licensing
9 5 (13.89%) PABX
9 5 (13.89%) NICE Systems
9 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL
10 4 (11.11%) CCNA
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement

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 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) Wireless
2 11 (30.56%) OSPF
3 8 (22.22%) BGP
3 8 (22.22%) Unified Communications
4 7 (19.44%) H.323
4 7 (19.44%) LAN
4 7 (19.44%) MGCP
4 7 (19.44%) SCCP
4 7 (19.44%) WAN
5 6 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (13.89%) PABX
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
10 1 (2.78%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.78%) Internet
10 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.78%) TETRA
10 1 (2.78%) VPN
10 1 (2.78%) WebEx
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Lead Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Network Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.78%) BYOD
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
1 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 4 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Presales
3 4 (11.11%) Service Design
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) ITSM
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (44.44%) CCNP
3 10 (27.78%) CCIE
4 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) CCNA
6 3 (8.33%) CCSA
6 3 (8.33%) CCSE
6 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) CNE
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (8.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Tandberg
2 5 (13.89%) NICE Systems
3 4 (11.11%) Aruba
4 3 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.33%) Intel Security
4 3 (8.33%) IronPort
4 3 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) VMware