The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / West Midlands
Rank 26 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 135 73 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.68% 2.77% 4.34%
As % of the Vendors category 12.74% 5.78% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 28 57
Median daily rate £361 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £180 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £461 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +14.28%

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1060 1264 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.58% 47.93% 50.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 644 578
Median daily rate £400 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 34 104
Median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.06 £23.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +18 50 £300 - 12
Solihull +1 32 £270 -38.28% 2
Shropshire +37 17 £419 -11.84% 4
Coventry -5 11 £485 +7.77% 3
Staffordshire -1 7 £438 +143.05% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 £550 +30.64% 2
Herefordshire -3 6 £600 - 7
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 106 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (38.52%) Security Cleared
3 97 (37.74%) LAN
4 86 (33.46%) Juniper
5 85 (33.07%) Firewall
6 84 (32.68%) SC Cleared
7 77 (29.96%) WAN
8 68 (26.46%) CCNA
9 67 (26.07%) CCNP
10 59 (22.96%) CheckPoint
11 49 (19.07%) ITIL
11 49 (19.07%) Data Centre
12 44 (17.12%) Network Design
13 41 (15.95%) OSPF
14 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
15 38 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (14.01%) Network Management
16 36 (14.01%) Windows
17 34 (13.23%) Wireless
18 33 (12.84%) VPN
19 30 (11.67%) BGP
20 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
21 28 (10.89%) F5
22 27 (10.51%) VMware
23 25 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
24 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
24 24 (9.34%) VoIP
25 23 (8.95%) Migration
25 23 (8.95%) Service Delivery
26 22 (8.56%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.95%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) assyst
2 2 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.89%) Office 365
4 7 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (37.74%) LAN
2 85 (33.07%) Firewall
3 77 (29.96%) WAN
4 41 (15.95%) OSPF
5 38 (14.79%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (13.23%) Wireless
7 33 (12.84%) VPN
8 30 (11.67%) BGP
9 25 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (9.34%) VoIP
11 22 (8.56%) MPLS
12 15 (5.84%) Network Security
13 12 (4.67%) PSTN
13 12 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (4.28%) ADSL
14 11 (4.28%) DWDM
14 11 (4.28%) GSM
14 11 (4.28%) SDH
14 11 (4.28%) TCP/IP
14 11 (4.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 22 (8.56%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.00%) Finance
3 7 (2.72%) Billing
4 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Local Government
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (40.08%) Network Engineer
2 51 (19.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 49 (19.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (9.73%) Architect
5 23 (8.95%) Designer
5 23 (8.95%) Network Designer
6 16 (6.23%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.45%) Design Engineer
7 14 (5.45%) Network Design Engineer
8 13 (5.06%) Implementation Engineer
8 13 (5.06%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 12 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
9 12 (4.67%) Network Architect
9 12 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.28%) Analyst
10 11 (4.28%) Network Manager
11 10 (3.89%) Juniper Engineer
11 10 (3.89%) Network Support
11 10 (3.89%) Network Support Engineer
12 9 (3.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.50%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.72%) CSS
3 3 (1.17%) SOAP
3 3 (1.17%) XML
4 2 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.39%) Web Services
5 1 (0.39%) XMPP
5 1 (0.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.33%) CMDB
4 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.95%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.95%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.56%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.56%) User Experience
7 3 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 2 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.39%) CCTV
9 1 (0.39%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Replication
9 1 (0.39%) SCADA
9 1 (0.39%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (14.01%) Windows
2 22 (8.56%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.06%) Linux
4 10 (3.89%) Unix
5 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.72%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.17%) Android
9 3 (1.17%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Solaris
10 2 (0.78%) SUSE
11 1 (0.39%) HPUX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (19.07%) ITIL
2 44 (17.12%) Network Design
3 36 (14.01%) Network Management
4 23 (8.95%) Migration
4 23 (8.95%) Service Delivery
5 22 (8.56%) Service Management
6 19 (7.39%) ITIL V3
7 15 (5.84%) Network Monitoring
7 15 (5.84%) PRINCE2
8 11 (4.28%) Change Management
8 11 (4.28%) Load Balancing
9 9 (3.50%) Mentoring
9 9 (3.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (3.11%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.11%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.11%) Trend Analysis
11 7 (2.72%) Matrix Management
11 7 (2.72%) Project Management
11 7 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.89%) SQL
2 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.39%) Prolog
4 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 106 (41.25%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (38.52%) Security Cleared
3 84 (32.68%) SC Cleared
4 68 (26.46%) CCNA
5 67 (26.07%) CCNP
6 17 (6.61%) CCDA
7 16 (6.23%) CCDP
8 10 (3.89%) JNCIA
9 9 (3.50%) CCIE
10 7 (2.72%) Degree
10 7 (2.72%) DV Cleared
11 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.33%) PMI Certification
11 6 (2.33%) PMP
12 5 (1.95%) CCVP
13 3 (1.17%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.17%) MCSE
13 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (1.17%) MOS
14 2 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) GPG13
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.17%) vSphere
5 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
6 1 (0.39%) Samba
6 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (1.95%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.17%) Nexpose
2 3 (1.17%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.39%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) OPNET
4 1 (0.39%) Opsview
4 1 (0.39%) QRadar
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) SnapMirror
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 86 (33.46%) Juniper
2 59 (22.96%) CheckPoint
3 39 (15.18%) Microsoft
4 28 (10.89%) F5
5 27 (10.51%) VMware
6 18 (7.00%) HP
7 17 (6.61%) Fortinet
8 16 (6.23%) Citrix
9 14 (5.45%) Aruba
10 13 (5.06%) Blue Coat
10 13 (5.06%) BT
10 13 (5.06%) Oracle
11 12 (4.67%) EMC
12 11 (4.28%) Nortel
12 11 (4.28%) Remedy
13 10 (3.89%) Riverbed
14 9 (3.50%) IBM
15 8 (3.11%) BMC
15 8 (3.11%) Intel Security
15 8 (3.11%) Palo Alto
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