The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 34 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 29 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.10% 2.11% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.26% 13.40% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 10
Average daily rate
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£308 £308 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +92.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £166 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
168 97 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.76% 15.77% 16.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 52 60
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
West Midlands

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 July 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 July 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 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 25 (71.43%) CCNP
3 22 (62.86%) Firewall
4 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 18 (51.43%) Juniper
6 15 (42.86%) Network Security
7 13 (37.14%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) OSPF
8 10 (28.57%) BGP
8 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
9 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
9 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.00%) F5
10 7 (20.00%) Clustering
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 6 (17.14%) UNIX
11 6 (17.14%) Perl
11 6 (17.14%) VPN
11 6 (17.14%) CCIE
11 6 (17.14%) MPLS
11 6 (17.14%) Tcl
11 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
12 5 (14.29%) Finance
12 5 (14.29%) Network Design
12 5 (14.29%) CCSA
12 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (14.29%) Solaris
12 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
12 5 (14.29%) LAN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) Firewall
2 15 (42.86%) Network Security
3 10 (28.57%) OSPF
3 10 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (17.14%) VPN
4 6 (17.14%) MPLS
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.43%) Internet
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
6 4 (11.43%) Junos
7 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) Extranet
8 2 (5.71%) DNS
8 2 (5.71%) SAN
8 2 (5.71%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) UNIX
3 5 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.29%) Network Design
2 5 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Low Latency
4 3 (8.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 3 (8.57%) Information Security
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Perl
1 6 (17.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) CCNP
2 13 (37.14%) CCNA
3 9 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.14%) CCIE
5 5 (14.29%) CCSA
6 4 (11.43%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
7 3 (8.57%) CCSP
8 2 (5.71%) MCP
8 2 (5.71%) CCDP
8 2 (5.71%) CISM
8 2 (5.71%) CISSP
9 1 (2.86%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.86%) CCSE
9 1 (2.86%) PMP
9 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) GPG13
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Snort
1 1 (2.86%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 20 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 18 (51.43%) Juniper
4 10 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 7 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.71%) McAfee
7 2 (5.71%) Foundry
8 1 (2.86%) NetScout
8 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.86%) Aruba
8 1 (2.86%) Websense
8 1 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) Sun
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