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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 31 22 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +38
Contract jobs citing Cisco 132 172 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.68% 6.76% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 9.64% 14.09% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 108 31
Median daily rate £363 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 6
Median hourly rate £10.96 £20.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.56% +60.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.39 £27.50 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +32.35%
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
1370 1221 1143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.55% 48.00% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 721 527
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 82
Median hourly rate £13.87 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.22% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 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
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 26 May 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 26 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 -24 44 £363 +6.61% 11
Shropshire -34 19 £350 -1.89% 1
Staffordshire +11 14 £350 -9.67% 3
Warwickshire +1 13 £375 +15.38% 3
Worcestershire -7 11 £375 -25.03% 4
Solihull -4 10 - - 3
Coventry 0 7 £450 - 3
West Bromwich +5 1 - -
Herefordshire -4 1 £375 -3.28%
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 98 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (38.35%) Firewall
3 67 (32.52%) CCNP
4 64 (31.07%) Security Cleared
5 59 (28.64%) Juniper
6 57 (27.67%) WAN
7 55 (26.70%) SC Cleared
8 50 (24.27%) LAN
9 45 (21.84%) CheckPoint
10 44 (21.36%) CCNA
10 44 (21.36%) Data Centre
11 41 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (18.45%) ITIL
13 37 (17.96%) BGP
14 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
14 29 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 28 (13.59%) Windows
15 28 (13.59%) Wireless
16 27 (13.11%) VoIP
16 27 (13.11%) F5
17 26 (12.62%) OSPF
18 25 (12.14%) VPN
18 25 (12.14%) Network Security
19 24 (11.65%) MPLS
19 24 (11.65%) Citrix
20 23 (11.17%) Active Directory
20 23 (11.17%) Migration
20 23 (11.17%) Network Design
21 22 (10.68%) Project Management
22 21 (10.19%) VMware

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 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (2.43%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.46%) IIS
4 3 (1.46%) SAS
5 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) MS Office
3 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Office 365
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 79 (38.35%) Firewall
2 57 (27.67%) WAN
3 50 (24.27%) LAN
4 41 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (17.96%) BGP
6 29 (14.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (13.59%) Wireless
8 27 (13.11%) VoIP
9 26 (12.62%) OSPF
10 25 (12.14%) Network Security
10 25 (12.14%) VPN
11 24 (11.65%) MPLS
12 18 (8.74%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (8.74%) NetScaler
13 15 (7.28%) BIG-IP
14 14 (6.80%) TCP/IP
15 13 (6.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 8 (3.88%) DHCP
16 8 (3.88%) IP Telephony
16 8 (3.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.94%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.97%) MySQL
4 1 (0.49%) Big Data
4 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.49%) BigTable
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 13 (6.31%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.43%) Retail
4 4 (1.94%) Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.49%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (44.17%) Network Engineer
2 43 (20.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (19.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (10.68%) Architect
5 18 (8.74%) Analyst
6 16 (7.77%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.28%) Consultant
8 14 (6.80%) Designer
9 13 (6.31%) Network Designer
9 13 (6.31%) Senior Network Engineer
10 12 (5.83%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 9 (4.37%) Implementation Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Network Implementation Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.37%) Network Specialist
11 9 (4.37%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Design Engineer
12 8 (3.88%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) CSS
2 4 (1.94%) Middleware
3 3 (1.46%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.49%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.49%) jQuery
4 1 (0.49%) LAMP
4 1 (0.49%) Memcached
4 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.36%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.91%) User Experience
3 5 (2.43%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.94%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.46%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.46%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.46%) IVR
6 2 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.97%) FlexPod
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
6 2 (0.97%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.49%) CMDB
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.59%) Windows
2 20 (9.71%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.37%) Linux
6 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.94%) SUSE
7 4 (1.94%) Unix
8 3 (1.46%) Android
8 3 (1.46%) CentOS
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.46%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.97%) AIX
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.49%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.45%) ITIL
2 23 (11.17%) Migration
2 23 (11.17%) Network Design
3 22 (10.68%) Project Management
4 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
4 15 (7.28%) ITIL V3
4 15 (7.28%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.28%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.34%) Service Management
6 10 (4.85%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (4.85%) Presales
7 9 (4.37%) Change Management
8 8 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (3.40%) Network Management
9 7 (3.40%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (2.43%) Fault Management
11 5 (2.43%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.46%) PHP
3 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.97%) Python
3 2 (0.97%) Tcl
4 1 (0.49%) Java
4 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
4 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (47.57%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (32.52%) CCNP
3 64 (31.07%) Security Cleared
4 55 (26.70%) SC Cleared
5 44 (21.36%) CCNA
6 12 (5.83%) CCDP
7 11 (5.34%) CCIE
8 8 (3.88%) CCVP
8 8 (3.88%) Degree
9 7 (3.40%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.94%) CCDA
11 4 (1.94%) CISM
11 4 (1.94%) CISSP
11 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (1.46%) CCSE
12 3 (1.46%) CCSP
12 3 (1.46%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.46%) MCSE
12 3 (1.46%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.43%) SLA
3 3 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.97%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.97%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.49%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 23 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.34%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) Firmware
5 1 (0.49%) Kamailio
5 1 (0.49%) KVM
5 1 (0.49%) vCloud
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (6.31%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (2.43%) OPNET
3 4 (1.94%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.46%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.46%) Nagios
4 3 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.97%) vRealize
6 1 (0.49%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.49%) logstash
6 1 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.49%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 59 (28.64%) Juniper
2 45 (21.84%) CheckPoint
3 29 (14.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (13.11%) F5
5 24 (11.65%) Citrix
6 21 (10.19%) VMware
7 19 (9.22%) Fortinet
8 16 (7.77%) SolarWinds
9 12 (5.83%) Nokia
10 11 (5.34%) Brocade
11 9 (4.37%) BMC
11 9 (4.37%) HP
11 9 (4.37%) IBM
11 9 (4.37%) Intel Security
12 8 (3.88%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.40%) Aruba
13 7 (3.40%) Dell
13 7 (3.40%) Palo Alto
14 6 (2.91%) Avaya
14 6 (2.91%) NetApp
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