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 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 39 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 119 118 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.34% 4.61% 5.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 10.18% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 73
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £475 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+6.71% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.01% -23.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
1241 1159 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.29% 45.29% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 568 578
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £194 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 57 107
Median hourly rate £15.21 £15.85 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.36 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
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 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 7 December 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
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 7 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
Birmingham -1 34 £375 - 13
Shropshire +23 27 £388 +40.90% 3
Solihull -9 18 - - 1
Coventry -2 12 £500 +112.76% 8
Warwickshire - 12 £445 - 4
Staffordshire -18 2 £395 +8.96%
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 132 (45.83%) Firewall
2 130 (45.14%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (42.01%) Security Cleared
4 103 (35.76%) Juniper
5 98 (34.03%) SC Cleared
6 96 (33.33%) LAN
7 91 (31.60%) CCNP
8 90 (31.25%) WAN
9 80 (27.78%) CheckPoint
10 79 (27.43%) CCNA
11 66 (22.92%) Data Centre
12 62 (21.53%) Microsoft
13 61 (21.18%) ITIL
14 58 (20.14%) Windows
15 53 (18.40%) OSPF
16 52 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (17.01%) Wireless
18 46 (15.97%) Network Design
19 42 (14.58%) Network Management
20 41 (14.24%) BGP
21 39 (13.54%) F5
22 37 (12.85%) Windows Server
22 37 (12.85%) VMware
23 36 (12.50%) Fortinet
24 35 (12.15%) VoIP
25 34 (11.81%) Active Directory
26 33 (11.46%) VPN
26 33 (11.46%) Network Monitoring
27 31 (10.76%) ITIL V3
28 30 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus

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 30 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 13 (4.51%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.04%) SAS
8 2 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (5.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.35%) MS Project
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) assyst
2 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.39%) Office 365
3 4 (1.39%) SaaS
4 3 (1.04%) IaaS
5 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (45.83%) Firewall
2 96 (33.33%) LAN
3 90 (31.25%) WAN
4 53 (18.40%) OSPF
5 52 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
6 49 (17.01%) Wireless
7 41 (14.24%) BGP
8 35 (12.15%) VoIP
9 33 (11.46%) VPN
10 30 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (10.07%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (8.68%) VLAN
13 22 (7.64%) Network Security
14 20 (6.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (6.60%) MPLS
16 18 (6.25%) BIG-IP
17 16 (5.56%) DNS
18 15 (5.21%) IP Telephony
18 15 (5.21%) WLAN
19 14 (4.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.04%) MySQL
3 2 (0.69%) Big Data
3 2 (0.69%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 15 (5.21%) Finance
2 8 (2.78%) Billing
2 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (0.69%) Back Office
5 2 (0.69%) Banking
5 2 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.35%) French Language
6 1 (0.35%) German Language
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (33.68%) Network Engineer
2 54 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 53 (18.40%) Architect
4 49 (17.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (8.68%) Network Architect
6 17 (5.90%) Analyst
6 17 (5.90%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.86%) Juniper Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Cisco Architect
9 13 (4.51%) Design Engineer
9 13 (4.51%) Designer
9 13 (4.51%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (4.17%) Monitoring Specialist
10 12 (4.17%) Network Designer
10 12 (4.17%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 12 (4.17%) Network Specialist
10 12 (4.17%) Network Support
11 11 (3.82%) Delivery Manager
11 11 (3.82%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.94%) CSS
2 15 (5.21%) 802.1X
3 9 (3.13%) Middleware
4 2 (0.69%) SOAP
4 2 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.35%) OAuth
5 1 (0.35%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.35%) SAML
5 1 (0.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 16 (5.56%) User Experience
3 13 (4.51%) Visualisation
4 12 (4.17%) CMDB
5 10 (3.47%) Blackberry
6 6 (2.08%) CESG
7 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.04%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) PDA
7 3 (1.04%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.69%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.69%) e-Health
8 2 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.69%) Replication
8 2 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.14%) Windows
2 37 (12.85%) Windows Server
3 24 (8.33%) Linux
4 20 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (5.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (3.47%) Unix
7 10 (3.47%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.13%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.43%) Android
9 7 (2.43%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.74%) SUSE
11 4 (1.39%) Solaris
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.18%) ITIL
2 46 (15.97%) Network Design
3 42 (14.58%) Network Management
4 33 (11.46%) Network Monitoring
5 31 (10.76%) ITIL V3
6 26 (9.03%) Service Delivery
7 23 (7.99%) Service Management
8 21 (7.29%) Load Balancing
9 17 (5.90%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (4.51%) Network Architecture
13 12 (4.17%) Migration
14 11 (3.82%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (3.47%) Project Management
15 10 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (3.13%) Configuration Management
16 9 (3.13%) ITSM
16 9 (3.13%) Presales
16 9 (3.13%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.43%) SQL
2 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 130 (45.14%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (42.01%) Security Cleared
3 98 (34.03%) SC Cleared
4 91 (31.60%) CCNP
5 79 (27.43%) CCNA
6 24 (8.33%) CCDP
7 17 (5.90%) CCDA
7 17 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (5.21%) JNCIA
8 15 (5.21%) MCSA
9 14 (4.86%) CCIE
10 12 (4.17%) MCSE
11 11 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.43%) JNCIP
12 7 (2.43%) MOS
13 6 (2.08%) CCSA
13 6 (2.08%) CCVP
13 6 (2.08%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.74%) CISSP
15 4 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) GPG13
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.47%) vSphere
4 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.04%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.69%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (6.25%) OPNET
2 14 (4.86%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.08%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.04%) SCCM
6 2 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.69%) Nagios
6 2 (0.69%) Nexpose
6 2 (0.69%) SCOM
7 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.35%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.35%) OpenView
7 1 (0.35%) Opsview
7 1 (0.35%) QRadar
7 1 (0.35%) WSUS
7 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 103 (35.76%) Juniper
2 80 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 62 (21.53%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.54%) F5
5 37 (12.85%) VMware
6 36 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 27 (9.38%) HP
8 24 (8.33%) BMC
9 23 (7.99%) Riverbed
9 23 (7.99%) SolarWinds
10 20 (6.94%) Aruba
11 19 (6.60%) Citrix
11 19 (6.60%) Nokia
12 18 (6.25%) BT
12 18 (6.25%) EMC
13 16 (5.56%) Dell
14 14 (4.86%) Avaya
14 14 (4.86%) Brocade
15 13 (4.51%) Intel Security
16 12 (4.17%) Remedy
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