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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 177 113 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.52% 4.47% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 11.74% 10.25% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 66
Median daily rate £400 £313 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £192 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% +73.68%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1508 1102 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.01% 43.59% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 823 527 601
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £590 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 80 88
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £11.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.44 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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
Birmingham +22 52 £400 +23.07% 17
Solihull -1 36 £420 +40.00% 6
Shropshire +2 34 £505 +83.45% 5
Herefordshire - 9 £325 -
Worcestershire -7 6 £300 -28.14% 2
Coventry -12 6 £450 +66.66% 6
Staffordshire -9 5 £500 +33.33% 4
Warwickshire -6 3 £440 +131.57%
Walsall - 2 £250 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 148 (46.84%) Firewall
2 134 (42.41%) Cisco Certification
3 129 (40.82%) Security Cleared
4 108 (34.18%) Juniper
5 105 (33.23%) SC Cleared
6 101 (31.96%) CCNP
7 99 (31.33%) LAN
7 99 (31.33%) WAN
8 83 (26.27%) CheckPoint
9 80 (25.32%) Data Centre
10 78 (24.68%) ITIL
11 71 (22.47%) CCNA
12 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
13 61 (19.30%) Windows
13 61 (19.30%) Wireless
14 57 (18.04%) OSPF
15 56 (17.72%) Cisco ASA
16 53 (16.77%) F5
17 51 (16.14%) Cisco Nexus
17 51 (16.14%) BGP
18 49 (15.51%) Fortinet
19 46 (14.56%) Network Management
20 43 (13.61%) ITIL V3
20 43 (13.61%) VoIP
21 40 (12.66%) Windows Server
22 37 (11.71%) VPN
22 37 (11.71%) Network Security
22 37 (11.71%) SolarWinds
23 36 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
24 35 (11.08%) Active Directory

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 29 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (3.80%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.22%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.63%) Apache
7 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) SAS
8 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.22%) MS Office
3 6 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.58%) SaaS
4 4 (1.27%) Office 365
5 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.95%) IaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (46.84%) Firewall
2 99 (31.33%) LAN
2 99 (31.33%) WAN
3 61 (19.30%) Wireless
4 57 (18.04%) OSPF
5 56 (17.72%) Cisco ASA
6 51 (16.14%) BGP
6 51 (16.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (13.61%) VoIP
8 37 (11.71%) Network Security
8 37 (11.71%) VPN
9 32 (10.13%) VLAN
10 29 (9.18%) BIG-IP
10 29 (9.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 27 (8.54%) NetScaler
12 23 (7.28%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (6.01%) WLAN
15 18 (5.70%) DHCP
15 18 (5.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.63%) Big Data
3 2 (0.63%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 20 (6.33%) Finance
2 15 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.53%) Billing
4 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) Banking
6 3 (0.95%) Automotive
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 106 (33.54%) Network Engineer
2 59 (18.67%) Architect
3 51 (16.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 47 (14.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (9.49%) Network Architect
6 20 (6.33%) Support Engineer
7 18 (5.70%) Network Specialist
8 17 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.06%) Analyst
10 15 (4.75%) Cisco Architect
10 15 (4.75%) Design Engineer
10 15 (4.75%) Designer
11 14 (4.43%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (4.11%) Consultant
12 13 (4.11%) Monitoring Specialist
12 13 (4.11%) Network Design Engineer
12 13 (4.11%) Network Monitoring Specialist
12 13 (4.11%) Network Support
13 12 (3.80%) Cisco Network Architect
13 12 (3.80%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.65%) CSS
2 17 (5.38%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) LAMP
4 1 (0.32%) Memcached
4 1 (0.32%) OAuth
4 1 (0.32%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.33%) User Experience
3 15 (4.75%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.48%) Blackberry
4 11 (3.48%) CMDB
5 6 (1.90%) CESG
5 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.95%) EMC VNX
6 3 (0.95%) Fat Client
6 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.95%) PDA
6 3 (0.95%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (0.95%) Thin Client
6 3 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (0.63%) e-Health
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
7 2 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.30%) Windows
2 40 (12.66%) Windows Server
3 25 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (7.28%) Linux
5 21 (6.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.85%) Ubuntu
8 9 (2.85%) Unix
9 8 (2.53%) Android
9 8 (2.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.90%) SUSE
11 4 (1.27%) Solaris
12 3 (0.95%) CentOS
12 3 (0.95%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (24.68%) ITIL
2 46 (14.56%) Network Management
3 43 (13.61%) ITIL V3
4 36 (11.39%) Network Monitoring
5 35 (11.08%) Network Design
6 28 (8.86%) Load Balancing
7 24 (7.59%) Service Management
8 23 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 19 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (6.01%) Service Delivery
10 17 (5.38%) Project Management
11 16 (5.06%) Migration
11 16 (5.06%) Presales
12 15 (4.75%) Network Architecture
13 14 (4.43%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (3.48%) Customer Engagement
14 11 (3.48%) Matrix Management
15 10 (3.16%) Change Management
16 9 (2.85%) Capacity Planning
16 9 (2.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (0.95%) SQL
2 2 (0.63%) Java
2 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.63%) PHP
2 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.63%) Python
2 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 134 (42.41%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (40.82%) Security Cleared
3 105 (33.23%) SC Cleared
4 101 (31.96%) CCNP
5 71 (22.47%) CCNA
6 22 (6.96%) CCDP
6 22 (6.96%) CCIE
7 18 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (4.43%) MCSA
9 11 (3.48%) JNCIP
9 11 (3.48%) MCSE
9 11 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.16%) JNCIA
11 9 (2.85%) Degree
12 8 (2.53%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.22%) CCDA
13 7 (2.22%) MOS
14 6 (1.90%) CISSP
15 5 (1.58%) CCSA
16 4 (1.27%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (1.90%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) GPG13
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 35 (11.08%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (3.80%) vSphere
3 8 (2.53%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.95%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (7.28%) OPNET
2 14 (4.43%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.43%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.90%) Nagios
3 6 (1.90%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.58%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.95%) SCCM
5 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.63%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.32%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.32%) logstash
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) Opsview
7 1 (0.32%) QRadar
7 1 (0.32%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 108 (34.18%) Juniper
2 83 (26.27%) CheckPoint
3 69 (21.84%) Microsoft
4 53 (16.77%) F5
5 49 (15.51%) Fortinet
6 37 (11.71%) SolarWinds
7 35 (11.08%) VMware
8 34 (10.76%) Citrix
9 28 (8.86%) BMC
10 27 (8.54%) Riverbed
11 26 (8.23%) Nokia
12 22 (6.96%) HP
13 18 (5.70%) Dell
13 18 (5.70%) Intel Security
14 17 (5.38%) Aruba
14 17 (5.38%) BT
15 16 (5.06%) Brocade
15 16 (5.06%) EMC
16 15 (4.75%) Avaya
17 13 (4.11%) Blue Coat
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