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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 45 15 49
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +34
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 28 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.44% 7.68% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 30.85% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 11
Median daily rate £344 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £348 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
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
175 188 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.47% 24.90% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 129 93
Median daily rate £385 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 24 (63.16%) Firewall
3 23 (60.53%) CCNA
4 20 (52.63%) CCNP
5 19 (50.00%) WAN
5 19 (50.00%) LAN
6 15 (39.47%) Juniper
6 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
7 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
7 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (21.05%) CCIE
10 7 (18.42%) VPN
10 7 (18.42%) Network Security
11 6 (15.79%) Windows
11 6 (15.79%) BGP
12 5 (13.16%) OSPF
12 5 (13.16%) ITIL
12 5 (13.16%) F5
12 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
13 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
13 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
13 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
13 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
13 4 (10.53%) Degree
13 4 (10.53%) SAS
13 4 (10.53%) WLAN
13 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
13 4 (10.53%) Wireless

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 4 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) Firewall
2 19 (50.00%) LAN
2 19 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.42%) Network Security
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
5 6 (15.79%) BGP
6 5 (13.16%) OSPF
7 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
7 4 (10.53%) WLAN
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.89%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) DNS
8 3 (7.89%) MPLS
8 3 (7.89%) SAN
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
9 2 (5.26%) L2TP
9 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) FlexPod Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) LAN Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.63%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.89%) Presales
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) Project Management
3 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (2.63%) Network Design
5 1 (2.63%) Network Planning
5 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.63%) Security Operations
5 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) CCNA
2 20 (52.63%) CCNP
3 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) CCDP
6 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
6 3 (7.89%) PMP
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) CLAS
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCP
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) NCIE
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) CheckPoint
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 5 (13.16%) F5
3 5 (13.16%) Fortinet
4 3 (7.89%) Meraki
5 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Aruba
6 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) EMC
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) Huawei
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp
6 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.63%) Splunk
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec
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