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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 32 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 162 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.93% 4.00% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 10.38% 9.32% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 56
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £34.75 £15.75 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.63% +65.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.78% -3.25%
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
1561 1062 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.48% 42.93% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 542 616
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £210 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 77 93
Median hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £31.44 £31.50
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 26 August 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 August 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 August 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 +6 48 £400 +23.07% 13
Solihull +8 30 £420 +40.00% 4
Shropshire -12 24 £505 +65.40% 3
Warwickshire -15 9 £435 -19.44% 5
Herefordshire +4 8 £325 - 1
Staffordshire -1 7 £325 -18.75% 3
Worcestershire -7 7 £300 -38.14% 3
Coventry -17 5 £450 +63.63% 2
Walsall - 1 £250 - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 148 (50.34%) Firewall
2 125 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
3 114 (38.78%) Security Cleared
4 99 (33.67%) Juniper
5 93 (31.63%) CCNP
6 91 (30.95%) SC Cleared
7 88 (29.93%) WAN
8 83 (28.23%) LAN
9 76 (25.85%) CheckPoint
10 74 (25.17%) ITIL
11 68 (23.13%) Data Centre
12 65 (22.11%) Microsoft
13 64 (21.77%) CCNA
13 64 (21.77%) Windows
14 61 (20.75%) Wireless
14 61 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (17.69%) OSPF
16 50 (17.01%) BGP
17 48 (16.33%) F5
17 48 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
18 47 (15.99%) Fortinet
19 45 (15.31%) Windows Server
20 40 (13.61%) VoIP
21 39 (13.27%) Network Security
21 39 (13.27%) ITIL V3
22 38 (12.93%) SolarWinds
23 36 (12.24%) Active Directory
24 33 (11.22%) Network Management
25 32 (10.88%) Citrix
26 31 (10.54%) VPN

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 24 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (4.08%) Skype for Business
4 8 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.02%) IIS
7 3 (1.02%) SAS
8 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.72%) MS Office
3 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.70%) Office 365
3 5 (1.70%) SaaS
4 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.02%) IaaS
5 2 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (50.34%) Firewall
2 88 (29.93%) WAN
3 83 (28.23%) LAN
4 61 (20.75%) Cisco ASA
4 61 (20.75%) Wireless
5 52 (17.69%) OSPF
6 50 (17.01%) BGP
7 48 (16.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 40 (13.61%) VoIP
9 39 (13.27%) Network Security
10 31 (10.54%) VPN
11 29 (9.86%) BIG-IP
11 29 (9.86%) VLAN
12 27 (9.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 27 (9.18%) NetScaler
13 25 (8.50%) Wi-Fi
14 23 (7.82%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (6.46%) DHCP
15 19 (6.46%) DNS
16 17 (5.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.68%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (5.78%) Telecoms
2 16 (5.44%) Finance
3 7 (2.38%) Billing
4 4 (1.36%) Banking
4 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.68%) Automotive
5 2 (0.68%) Back Office
5 2 (0.68%) Military
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) French Language
6 1 (0.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 100 (34.01%) Network Engineer
2 51 (17.35%) Architect
3 48 (16.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 44 (14.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (7.82%) Network Architect
6 20 (6.80%) Analyst
6 20 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (6.80%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.12%) Network Specialist
8 14 (4.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 13 (4.42%) Consultant
9 13 (4.42%) Monitoring Specialist
9 13 (4.42%) Network Monitoring Specialist
10 12 (4.08%) Cisco Architect
11 11 (3.74%) Design Engineer
11 11 (3.74%) Network Analyst
11 11 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (3.40%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.06%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.14%) CSS
2 17 (5.78%) 802.1X
3 11 (3.74%) Middleware
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.34%) Memcached
4 1 (0.34%) OAuth
4 1 (0.34%) SAML
4 1 (0.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.13%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.46%) User Experience
3 14 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.74%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.72%) CMDB
6 6 (2.04%) CESG
6 6 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.36%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.36%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.02%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.02%) PDA
8 3 (1.02%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.68%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.68%) e-Health
9 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.77%) Windows
2 45 (15.31%) Windows Server
3 26 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (7.14%) Linux
6 20 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (4.08%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.06%) Ubuntu
8 9 (3.06%) Windows XP
9 8 (2.72%) Android
9 8 (2.72%) Unix
10 7 (2.38%) SUSE
11 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.02%) CentOS
12 3 (1.02%) Solaris
13 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.34%) AIX
14 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (25.17%) ITIL
2 39 (13.27%) ITIL V3
3 33 (11.22%) Network Management
4 31 (10.54%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (9.86%) Load Balancing
6 28 (9.52%) Network Design
7 24 (8.16%) PRINCE2
8 21 (7.14%) Service Management
9 19 (6.46%) Project Management
10 17 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.10%) Network Architecture
12 14 (4.76%) Migration
12 14 (4.76%) Presales
13 13 (4.42%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (4.08%) Service Delivery
15 10 (3.40%) Change Management
15 10 (3.40%) Matrix Management
16 9 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
17 8 (2.72%) Incident Management
17 8 (2.72%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.68%) Java
2 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.68%) PHP
2 2 (0.68%) Python
2 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.68%) Tcl
3 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
2 114 (38.78%) Security Cleared
3 93 (31.63%) CCNP
4 91 (30.95%) SC Cleared
5 64 (21.77%) CCNA
6 21 (7.14%) CCIE
7 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (5.10%) CCDP
9 14 (4.76%) MCSA
10 12 (4.08%) MCSE
11 11 (3.74%) JNCIP
11 11 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (3.06%) Degree
12 9 (3.06%) JNCIA
13 7 (2.38%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.38%) MOS
14 6 (2.04%) CCVP
14 6 (2.04%) CISSP
15 5 (1.70%) CCDA
15 5 (1.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.36%) SLA
3 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) ISO27005
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 36 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.08%) vSphere
3 11 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.02%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (7.82%) OPNET
2 14 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.70%) Nagios
5 3 (1.02%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.02%) SCCM
5 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.68%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.68%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.68%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) Cacti
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.34%) logstash
7 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.34%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 99 (33.67%) Juniper
2 76 (25.85%) CheckPoint
3 65 (22.11%) Microsoft
4 48 (16.33%) F5
5 47 (15.99%) Fortinet
6 38 (12.93%) SolarWinds
7 32 (10.88%) Citrix
8 30 (10.20%) VMware
9 27 (9.18%) BMC
10 26 (8.84%) Nokia
10 26 (8.84%) Riverbed
11 22 (7.48%) HP
12 19 (6.46%) Intel Security
13 18 (6.12%) Dell
14 17 (5.78%) Aruba
15 16 (5.44%) Blue Coat
16 14 (4.76%) Avaya
17 13 (4.42%) Palo Alto
18 12 (4.08%) Brocade
18 12 (4.08%) EMC
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