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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 48 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.82% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.34% 9.82% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £273 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £159 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £284 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%
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
142 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 18.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 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 February 2016, 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 16 (80.00%) CCNP
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) CCNA
4 9 (45.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) WAN
6 7 (35.00%) VPN
6 7 (35.00%) Juniper
6 7 (35.00%) BGP
6 7 (35.00%) MPLS
7 6 (30.00%) OSPF
7 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (25.00%) DHCP
8 5 (25.00%) C
8 5 (25.00%) CCIE
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) VPLS
9 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
9 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
9 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
9 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
9 4 (20.00%) VLAN
9 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (20.00%) Internet
9 4 (20.00%) L2TP
10 3 (15.00%) SONET

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) BGP
3 7 (35.00%) MPLS
3 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) L2TP
6 4 (20.00%) VLAN
6 4 (20.00%) VPLS
7 3 (15.00%) ATM
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 3 (15.00%) SDH
7 3 (15.00%) SONET
7 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support
3 3 (15.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) FlexPod Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Network Design
1 3 (15.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (5.00%) Information Security
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) Project Management
2 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (5.00%) SABSA
2 1 (5.00%) SDLC
2 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CCNP
2 10 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIE
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (5.00%) CCDP
5 1 (5.00%) CCVP
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP
5 1 (5.00%) CSSLP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) NCIE
5 1 (5.00%) SANS
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds