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 5 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 35 21 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Contract jobs citing Cisco 130 189 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.54% 7.03% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 9.31% 13.98% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 119 34
Median daily rate £375 £340 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +20.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £274 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 2
Median hourly rate £10.26 £20.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.97% +41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £25.10 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.63 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +41.42%
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
1396 1352 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.74% 50.32% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 764 565
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £229 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 89 79
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +54.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -21 45 £356 +4.77% 10
Shropshire -28 16 £342 -14.43% 1
Solihull 0 14 - - 4
Staffordshire +13 11 £375 -6.25% 4
Coventry -1 11 £450 +33.33% 4
Warwickshire -2 9 £386 +18.76% 4
Worcestershire -3 9 £375 -25.00% 4
West Bromwich +5 1 - -
Herefordshire -1 1 £375 -0.06%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 84 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (34.04%) Firewall
3 58 (30.85%) CCNP
4 53 (28.19%) Security Cleared
5 51 (27.13%) Juniper
6 49 (26.06%) WAN
7 44 (23.40%) SC Cleared
8 41 (21.81%) LAN
9 38 (20.21%) CCNA
10 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
11 35 (18.62%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (17.55%) ITIL
12 33 (17.55%) CheckPoint
13 30 (15.96%) Windows
14 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
14 27 (14.36%) BGP
15 24 (12.77%) Wireless
16 23 (12.23%) MPLS
16 23 (12.23%) Citrix
16 23 (12.23%) VoIP
17 22 (11.70%) VPN
17 22 (11.70%) Active Directory
17 22 (11.70%) Finance
17 22 (11.70%) VMware
18 21 (11.17%) Migration
18 21 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
19 19 (10.11%) Network Security
20 18 (9.57%) Windows Server
20 18 (9.57%) Project Management
20 18 (9.57%) Network Design

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 7 (3.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.66%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.60%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.19%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.13%) Office 365
2 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.06%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 64 (34.04%) Firewall
2 49 (26.06%) WAN
3 41 (21.81%) LAN
4 35 (18.62%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (14.36%) BGP
6 24 (12.77%) Wireless
7 23 (12.23%) MPLS
7 23 (12.23%) VoIP
8 22 (11.70%) VPN
9 21 (11.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (10.11%) Network Security
11 16 (8.51%) OSPF
12 13 (6.91%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (6.91%) NetScaler
12 13 (6.91%) TCP/IP
13 11 (5.85%) SAN
14 9 (4.79%) DHCP
15 8 (4.26%) BIG-IP
15 8 (4.26%) DNS
15 8 (4.26%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.19%) SQL Server
1 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (0.53%) Big Data
4 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.53%) BigTable
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
5 2 (1.06%) Games
5 2 (1.06%) Law
5 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
6 1 (0.53%) Electronics
6 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (42.02%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 34 (18.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 20 (10.64%) Architect
5 18 (9.57%) Analyst
6 15 (7.98%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.91%) Designer
7 13 (6.91%) Network Designer
8 12 (6.38%) Consultant
9 11 (5.85%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 11 (5.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.79%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.79%) VoIP Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.26%) Implementation Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 8 (4.26%) Network Manager
12 7 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (3.72%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.53%) CSS
2 1 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (0.53%) jQuery
2 1 (0.53%) LAMP
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (1.60%) EMC VNX
4 3 (1.60%) iPad
5 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.06%) iPhone
5 2 (1.06%) IVR
5 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.06%) NHS
5 2 (1.06%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.53%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.96%) Windows
2 18 (9.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (4.79%) Linux
5 6 (3.19%) Unix
6 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.60%) SUSE
8 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.06%) AIX
9 2 (1.06%) Android
9 2 (1.06%) CentOS
9 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.55%) ITIL
2 21 (11.17%) Migration
3 18 (9.57%) Network Design
3 18 (9.57%) Project Management
4 15 (7.98%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.85%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.85%) Service Management
6 9 (4.79%) ITIL V3
6 9 (4.79%) Presales
7 8 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.72%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.19%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.19%) Change Management
10 5 (2.66%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.66%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.66%) Supplier Management
10 5 (2.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (2.13%) Fault Management
11 4 (2.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.66%) PHP
1 5 (2.66%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.06%) Python
2 2 (1.06%) Tcl
3 1 (0.53%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) PHP 5
3 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (30.85%) CCNP
3 53 (28.19%) Security Cleared
4 44 (23.40%) SC Cleared
5 38 (20.21%) CCNA
6 12 (6.38%) CCDP
7 10 (5.32%) CCIE
8 8 (4.26%) CCVP
9 7 (3.72%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.66%) Degree
11 4 (2.13%) CCDA
11 4 (2.13%) CISM
11 4 (2.13%) CISSP
11 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.60%) CCSE
12 3 (1.60%) CCSP
12 3 (1.60%) MCSE
12 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.06%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) SLA
2 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.06%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.06%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 22 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Firmware
5 1 (0.53%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.53%) vCloud
5 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.13%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.60%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.06%) Nagios
4 2 (1.06%) SCCM
4 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.06%) vRealize
5 1 (0.53%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 51 (27.13%) Juniper
2 33 (17.55%) CheckPoint
3 27 (14.36%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.23%) Citrix
5 22 (11.70%) VMware
6 17 (9.04%) F5
7 12 (6.38%) Fortinet
7 12 (6.38%) HP
8 11 (5.85%) Brocade
9 10 (5.32%) IBM
10 9 (4.79%) SolarWinds
11 8 (4.26%) Aruba
12 7 (3.72%) Blue Coat
12 7 (3.72%) Dell
12 7 (3.72%) Intel Security
12 7 (3.72%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.19%) NetApp
13 6 (3.19%) Nokia
13 6 (3.19%) Symantec
14 5 (2.66%) EMC
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