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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 37 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.46% 2.29% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.15% 14.42% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 8
Average daily rate
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£275 £345 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.28% +122.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £314 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £428 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.30%
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
141 104 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.05% 15.90% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 60 55
Average daily rate £350 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 26 (60.47%) Firewall
4 21 (48.84%) Juniper
5 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
6 18 (41.86%) CCNA
7 14 (32.56%) Network Security
8 11 (25.58%) BGP
8 11 (25.58%) OSPF
9 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
9 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
10 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
10 9 (20.93%) WAN
10 9 (20.93%) VPN
10 9 (20.93%) LAN
11 8 (18.60%) F5
12 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
12 7 (16.28%) Clustering
12 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
12 7 (16.28%) ITIL
12 7 (16.28%) UNIX
12 7 (16.28%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) MPLS
13 6 (13.95%) Extranet
13 6 (13.95%) Tcl
13 6 (13.95%) Perl
13 6 (13.95%) CCIE
13 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (60.47%) Firewall
2 14 (32.56%) Network Security
3 11 (25.58%) OSPF
3 11 (25.58%) BGP
4 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) VPN
4 9 (20.93%) LAN
5 7 (16.28%) MPLS
6 6 (13.95%) Extranet
6 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 5 (11.63%) Internet
8 4 (9.30%) Junos
8 4 (9.30%) Wireless
9 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
9 3 (6.98%) VLAN
9 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.65%) DNS
11 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
General
1 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 1 (2.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) SCADA
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) UNIX
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Solaris
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (9.30%) Network Design
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
5 3 (6.98%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Workflow
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Network Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CCNP
2 18 (41.86%) CCNA
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) CCSP
5 5 (11.63%) CCSA
6 4 (9.30%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.98%) CCDP
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) MCP
9 1 (2.33%) CISSP
9 1 (2.33%) CCSE
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.33%) PMP
9 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CISM
9 1 (2.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Snort
1 1 (2.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Cisco
2 21 (48.84%) Juniper
3 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
5 8 (18.60%) F5
6 4 (9.30%) Remedy
7 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.98%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
7 3 (6.98%) NetScout
8 2 (4.65%) Foundry
8 2 (4.65%) McAfee
9 1 (2.33%) Websense
9 1 (2.33%) BT
9 1 (2.33%) Cramer
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Sun
9 1 (2.33%) Aruba
9 1 (2.33%) BMC
9 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
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