The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 26 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 44 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 11 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.84% 0.70% 1.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.38% 6.45% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£208 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £164 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £364 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £304
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.89% -25.39%
Cisco Certification
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
106 62 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.73% 10.86% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 32
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Birmingham region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Birmingham region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 18 (69.23%) CCNA
4 15 (57.69%) LAN
5 14 (53.85%) WAN
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
7 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (30.77%) MPLS
9 7 (26.92%) VPN
10 6 (23.08%) ITIL
10 6 (23.08%) BGP
10 6 (23.08%) Juniper
10 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (19.23%) Remedy
11 5 (19.23%) Wireless
12 4 (15.38%) DSL
12 4 (15.38%) ADSL
12 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
12 4 (15.38%) CCIP
12 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 4 (15.38%) Migration
12 4 (15.38%) xDSL
12 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 3 (11.54%) F5
13 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
13 3 (11.54%) NetScout
13 3 (11.54%) CCIE
13 3 (11.54%) SLA
13 3 (11.54%) RIP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) LAN
2 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
4 8 (30.77%) MPLS
5 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 6 (23.08%) BGP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 4 (15.38%) xDSL
8 4 (15.38%) DSL
8 4 (15.38%) Ethernet
8 4 (15.38%) ADSL
9 3 (11.54%) ATM
9 3 (11.54%) Broadband
9 3 (11.54%) RIP
9 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) Extranet
9 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
9 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) People Management
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) CCNP
2 18 (69.23%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) CCIP
3 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCSP
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCDP
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.85%) PMP
6 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.85%) OPNET
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Juniper
3 5 (19.23%) Remedy
4 3 (11.54%) NetScout
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.69%) BT
5 2 (7.69%) Cramer
6 1 (3.85%) VMware
6 1 (3.85%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
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