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 10 December 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 45 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.70% 1.36% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.18% 6.12% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 11
Median daily rate £360 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £293 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £39.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.84% +93.90%
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
134 147 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.06% 22.27% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 63
Median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% +46.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 49 (94.23%) Cisco
2 43 (82.69%) Firewall
3 38 (73.08%) CCNP
4 36 (69.23%) Juniper
5 33 (63.46%) LAN
6 31 (59.62%) WAN
7 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
8 24 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
9 22 (42.31%) CCNA
10 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
11 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
12 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
12 16 (30.77%) Windows
13 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
14 11 (21.15%) IPv4
15 10 (19.23%) Linux
15 10 (19.23%) VMware
15 10 (19.23%) vSphere
16 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
16 9 (17.31%) F5
16 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
16 9 (17.31%) SAN
16 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (17.31%) MCSE
16 9 (17.31%) MCSA
16 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
17 8 (15.38%) CCDA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 33 (63.46%) LAN
3 31 (59.62%) WAN
4 24 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (21.15%) IPv4
6 9 (17.31%) SAN
7 7 (13.46%) VPN
7 7 (13.46%) Wireless
8 6 (11.54%) VoIP
9 5 (9.62%) BGP
9 5 (9.62%) IP Telephony
9 5 (9.62%) MPLS
9 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
9 5 (9.62%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.62%) WLAN
10 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (7.69%) Network Security
11 3 (5.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.92%) Law
1 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Network Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (36.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Technical Leader
7 5 (9.62%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) CSS
2 1 (1.92%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.85%) e-Health
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
1 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (19.23%) Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Ubuntu
4 9 (17.31%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Network Design
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL
2 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.92%) Change Control
4 1 (1.92%) Change Management
4 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
4 1 (1.92%) Network Management
4 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) Validation
Qualifications
1 38 (73.08%) CCNP
2 26 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 22 (42.31%) CCNA
3 22 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 9 (17.31%) MCSA
4 9 (17.31%) MCSE
4 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (17.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (15.38%) CCDA
5 8 (15.38%) CCDP
6 6 (11.54%) CCIE
6 6 (11.54%) JNCIA
7 4 (7.69%) CCVP
8 3 (5.77%) A+ Certification
8 3 (5.77%) CCSA
8 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.85%) CLAS
9 2 (3.85%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.92%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.85%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Cisco
2 36 (69.23%) Juniper
3 20 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) VMware
6 9 (17.31%) F5
7 4 (7.69%) Aruba
7 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 4 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (7.69%) Meraki
7 4 (7.69%) Nokia
7 4 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.77%) EMC
8 3 (5.77%) Huawei
8 3 (5.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Avaya
9 2 (3.85%) BT
9 2 (3.85%) CA
10 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds