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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 83 68 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.84% 3.26% 3.97%
As % of the Vendors category 7.85% 6.77% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 19
Average daily rate
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£313 £332 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £428 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 18
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
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
1057 1005 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.87% 48.22% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 484 347
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 58 110
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £42.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +23 35 £300 +15.38% 13
Shropshire -19 9 £375 +15.38%
Warwickshire +2 7 £440 +49.15% 6
Wolverhampton - 7 £196 - 3
Worcestershire -2 3 £338 +70.88% 1
Staffordshire +7 2 £418 +60.57% 2
Herefordshire 0 2 £388 +10.71%
Coventry -4 1 - - 4
Dudley - - - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - - 4
Walsall - - - -
Wednesbury - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 86 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (37.21%) Firewall
3 71 (33.02%) CCNA
4 65 (30.23%) LAN
5 63 (29.30%) ITIL
6 62 (28.84%) CCNP
7 56 (26.05%) WAN
8 48 (22.33%) Windows
9 44 (20.47%) Network Management
10 42 (19.53%) F5
11 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
12 37 (17.21%) SC Cleared
12 37 (17.21%) CheckPoint
13 36 (16.74%) BGP
14 35 (16.28%) OSPF
14 35 (16.28%) Juniper
14 35 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 32 (14.88%) Network Monitoring
16 31 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (14.42%) HP
17 30 (13.95%) VPN
17 30 (13.95%) MPLS
18 29 (13.49%) Load Balancing
19 27 (12.56%) Network Design
20 26 (12.09%) SolarWinds
21 24 (11.16%) Network Security
22 23 (10.70%) Telecoms
22 23 (10.70%) VMware
23 22 (10.23%) BMC
23 22 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.98%) Lync
3 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Office
2 10 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (6.98%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Office 365
1 2 (0.93%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (37.21%) Firewall
2 65 (30.23%) LAN
3 56 (26.05%) WAN
4 36 (16.74%) BGP
5 35 (16.28%) OSPF
6 31 (14.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (13.95%) VPN
7 30 (13.95%) MPLS
8 24 (11.16%) Network Security
9 22 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 18 (8.37%) BIG-IP
11 16 (7.44%) SAN
12 15 (6.98%) VoIP
13 14 (6.51%) Wireless
14 11 (5.12%) NAS
15 10 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (4.65%) TCP/IP
15 10 (4.65%) DSL
16 9 (4.19%) IP Telephony
17 8 (3.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.93%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) MarkLogic
2 1 (0.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.47%) QlikView
2 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
General
1 23 (10.70%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.84%) Finance
3 11 (5.12%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Legal
4 2 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 20 (9.30%) Design Engineer
3 17 (7.91%) Consultant
3 17 (7.91%) Architect
3 17 (7.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (6.51%) Network Design Engineer
5 12 (5.58%) Network Consultant
5 12 (5.58%) Network Manager
6 11 (5.12%) Network Specialist
6 11 (5.12%) Implementation Engineer
7 10 (4.65%) Monitoring Specialist
8 9 (4.19%) Messaging Engineer
8 9 (4.19%) Analyst
8 9 (4.19%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Support Engineer
9 8 (3.72%) Service Manager
9 8 (3.72%) Network Support
10 7 (3.26%) Security Engineer
10 7 (3.26%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (2.79%) Network Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.37%) XMPP
2 15 (6.98%) Middleware
3 11 (5.12%) CSS
3 11 (5.12%) JSP
4 1 (0.47%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.77%) User Experience
2 15 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.40%) Statistics
6 3 (1.40%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) e-Health
7 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.47%) PMI
8 1 (0.47%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.47%) AS400
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.33%) Windows
2 21 (9.77%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (6.05%) Linux
5 12 (5.58%) UNIX
6 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.79%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Tru64
9 1 (0.47%) zOS
9 1 (0.47%) MVS
9 1 (0.47%) HPUX
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.47%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.47%) Fedora
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.47%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (29.30%) ITIL
2 44 (20.47%) Network Management
3 32 (14.88%) Network Monitoring
4 29 (13.49%) Load Balancing
5 27 (12.56%) Network Design
6 20 (9.30%) Migration
7 14 (6.51%) Network Architecture
8 11 (5.12%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.12%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.19%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
12 6 (2.79%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.33%) CAD
13 5 (2.33%) Asset Management
13 5 (2.33%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.33%) Change Management
14 4 (1.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (33.02%) CCNA
3 62 (28.84%) CCNP
4 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
5 37 (17.21%) SC Cleared
6 18 (8.37%) CCDP
7 6 (2.79%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.79%) CCIE
7 6 (2.79%) MCSE
7 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (2.33%) MCITP
9 4 (1.86%) CCIP
10 2 (0.93%) HP AIS
10 2 (0.93%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.93%) Degree
10 2 (0.93%) CCSP
10 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.12%) SLA
2 5 (2.33%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 21 (9.77%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.86%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.47%) KVM
5 1 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.47%) XenApp
5 1 (0.47%) XenServer
5 1 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (9.77%) OPNET
2 8 (3.72%) CiscoWorks
3 7 (3.26%) OpenView
3 7 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.33%) SCCM
5 4 (1.86%) Cisco IPCC
6 3 (1.40%) Netcool
6 3 (1.40%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.93%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (19.53%) F5
2 37 (17.21%) CheckPoint
3 35 (16.28%) Juniper
3 35 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 31 (14.42%) HP
5 26 (12.09%) SolarWinds
6 23 (10.70%) VMware
7 22 (10.23%) BMC
8 21 (9.77%) Riverbed
9 20 (9.30%) Nokia
10 19 (8.84%) Avaya
11 15 (6.98%) Reuters
12 13 (6.05%) Fortinet
13 11 (5.12%) BT
14 8 (3.72%) NetApp
14 8 (3.72%) Remedy
15 7 (3.26%) Citrix
15 7 (3.26%) Blue Coat
16 6 (2.79%) Mitel
16 6 (2.79%) EMC
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