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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
England / West Midlands
Rank 30 61 31
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 130 56 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.43% 2.33% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 11.98% 5.02% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 26 55
Median daily rate £360 £411 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +26.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £190 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +31.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.38 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.89% +33.52%

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
1085 1115 1024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.34% 46.42% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 547 532
Median daily rate £400 £408 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 102
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.90 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +16 50 £285 -24.00% 13
Solihull +3 27 £275 -38.02% 3
Shropshire +32 19 £410 -25.45% 4
Warwickshire +8 10 £413 -2.01% 1
Coventry -13 10 £450 +125.00% 13
Staffordshire +4 5 £480 +23.87% 1
Herefordshire +3 2 - - 3
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (41.44%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (40.30%) Security Cleared
3 101 (38.40%) LAN
4 99 (37.64%) Firewall
5 96 (36.50%) Juniper
6 88 (33.46%) SC Cleared
7 80 (30.42%) WAN
8 71 (27.00%) CCNA
9 67 (25.48%) CCNP
10 62 (23.57%) CheckPoint
11 53 (20.15%) ITIL
11 53 (20.15%) Data Centre
12 47 (17.87%) Microsoft
13 45 (17.11%) OSPF
14 42 (15.97%) Network Design
15 38 (14.45%) Windows
16 36 (13.69%) Network Management
17 33 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
18 32 (12.17%) F5
18 32 (12.17%) VPN
18 32 (12.17%) Wireless
19 31 (11.79%) BGP
20 30 (11.41%) Active Directory
21 29 (11.03%) VMware
22 27 (10.27%) Service Delivery
22 27 (10.27%) VoIP
23 26 (9.89%) Service Management
23 26 (9.89%) Windows Server
24 24 (9.13%) Cisco Nexus
24 24 (9.13%) MPLS

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 20 (7.60%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) assyst
2 2 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 101 (38.40%) LAN
2 99 (37.64%) Firewall
3 80 (30.42%) WAN
4 45 (17.11%) OSPF
5 33 (12.55%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (12.17%) VPN
6 32 (12.17%) Wireless
7 31 (11.79%) BGP
8 27 (10.27%) VoIP
9 24 (9.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (9.13%) MPLS
10 19 (7.22%) Network Security
11 17 (6.46%) VLAN
12 14 (5.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 14 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (4.94%) TCP/IP
14 12 (4.56%) DNS
14 12 (4.56%) PSTN
14 12 (4.56%) WLAN
15 11 (4.18%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 17 (6.46%) Finance
1 17 (6.46%) Telecoms
2 9 (3.42%) Billing
3 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.76%) Advertising
4 2 (0.76%) Automotive
4 2 (0.76%) Electronics
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (37.64%) Network Engineer
2 47 (17.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (17.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 24 (9.13%) Architect
5 21 (7.98%) Designer
5 21 (7.98%) Network Designer
6 17 (6.46%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.08%) Analyst
8 14 (5.32%) Delivery Manager
9 13 (4.94%) Design Engineer
9 13 (4.94%) Network Design Engineer
10 12 (4.56%) Network Architect
10 12 (4.56%) Network Support
10 12 (4.56%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.18%) Network Support Engineer
11 11 (4.18%) Service Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Network Analyst
12 10 (3.80%) Network Implementation Engineer
12 10 (3.80%) Network Manager
12 10 (3.80%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.18%) 802.1X
1 11 (4.18%) CSS
2 4 (1.52%) Middleware
3 3 (1.14%) SOAP
3 3 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) XMPP
4 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.42%) CMDB
3 8 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.66%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.66%) User Experience
5 6 (2.28%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.28%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.14%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.14%) PDA
7 3 (1.14%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Clustering
8 2 (0.76%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.38%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) SCADA
9 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.45%) Windows
2 26 (9.89%) Windows Server
3 18 (6.84%) Linux
4 13 (4.94%) Unix
5 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.90%) SUSE
8 4 (1.52%) Android
8 4 (1.52%) Solaris
8 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.15%) ITIL
2 42 (15.97%) Network Design
3 36 (13.69%) Network Management
4 27 (10.27%) Service Delivery
5 26 (9.89%) Service Management
6 23 (8.75%) ITIL V3
6 23 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
7 18 (6.84%) PRINCE2
8 16 (6.08%) Migration
9 14 (5.32%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.80%) Change Management
10 10 (3.80%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.42%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.42%) Matrix Management
12 8 (3.04%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.04%) Project Management
12 8 (3.04%) Trend Analysis
13 7 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.42%) SQL
2 5 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 109 (41.44%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (40.30%) Security Cleared
3 88 (33.46%) SC Cleared
4 71 (27.00%) CCNA
5 67 (25.48%) CCNP
6 17 (6.46%) CCDA
6 17 (6.46%) CCDP
7 11 (4.18%) JNCIA
8 10 (3.80%) CCIE
9 6 (2.28%) Degree
10 5 (1.90%) CCVP
10 5 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.90%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.90%) PMP
11 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.52%) MCSE
11 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.52%) MOS
12 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) GPG13
2 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (11.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.14%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.38%) Firmware
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.38%) NFS
6 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.38%) XenApp
6 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.66%) OPNET
2 6 (2.28%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.52%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView
5 1 (0.38%) Opsview
5 1 (0.38%) QRadar
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.38%) WSUS
5 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (36.50%) Juniper
2 62 (23.57%) CheckPoint
3 47 (17.87%) Microsoft
4 32 (12.17%) F5
5 29 (11.03%) VMware
6 21 (7.98%) Fortinet
7 19 (7.22%) HP
8 18 (6.84%) Citrix
9 15 (5.70%) BT
10 14 (5.32%) BMC
10 14 (5.32%) EMC
11 13 (4.94%) Aruba
11 13 (4.94%) Blue Coat
11 13 (4.94%) Remedy
11 13 (4.94%) Riverbed
12 11 (4.18%) Avaya
12 11 (4.18%) Intel Security
12 11 (4.18%) Oracle
13 10 (3.80%) Nokia
14 9 (3.42%) CA
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