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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 35 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 37 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.77% 3.39% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.02% 16.78% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 15
Median daily rate £375 £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £344 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.35 £21.53 £18.13
% change year-on-year
+73.51% +18.75%
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
176 149 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.71% 20.19% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 98 93
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £245 £250
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 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £12.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +29.72%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 48 (88.89%) Cisco
2 39 (72.22%) Firewall
3 36 (66.67%) CCNP
4 35 (64.81%) LAN
5 33 (61.11%) WAN
6 26 (48.15%) CCNA
6 26 (48.15%) Juniper
7 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
8 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
9 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
10 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
11 16 (29.63%) Windows
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
13 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (20.37%) SAN
14 10 (18.52%) IPv4
14 10 (18.52%) CCIE
14 10 (18.52%) VMware
15 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 9 (16.67%) MCSE
15 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (16.67%) vSphere
16 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
16 8 (14.81%) MCSA
16 8 (14.81%) Linux
16 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
16 8 (14.81%) WLAN
16 8 (14.81%) 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 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) LAN
3 33 (61.11%) WAN
4 20 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (20.37%) SAN
6 10 (18.52%) IPv4
7 8 (14.81%) Network Security
7 8 (14.81%) Wireless
7 8 (14.81%) WLAN
8 7 (12.96%) VPN
9 6 (11.11%) BGP
10 5 (9.26%) OSPF
10 5 (9.26%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.56%) DHCP
12 3 (5.56%) DMVPN
12 3 (5.56%) DNS
12 3 (5.56%) SSL
12 3 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (29.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Juniper Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Technical Leader
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
8 4 (7.41%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Wireless Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Wireless Network Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) e-Health
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.85%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
4 8 (14.81%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.11%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
2 4 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 3 (5.56%) Presales
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (3.70%) Change Management
4 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (3.70%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (1.85%) Change Control
5 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Network Management
5 1 (1.85%) Security Operations
5 1 (1.85%) SIEM
5 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
1 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (66.67%) CCNP
2 26 (48.15%) CCNA
3 24 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.52%) CCIE
6 9 (16.67%) MCSE
6 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (14.81%) MCSA
8 5 (9.26%) CCDP
9 4 (7.41%) Degree
10 3 (5.56%) CCDA
10 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
10 3 (5.56%) PMP
11 2 (3.70%) CCSA
11 2 (3.70%) CLAS
11 2 (3.70%) JNCIA
11 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.85%) MCITP
12 1 (1.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 48 (88.89%) Cisco
2 26 (48.15%) Juniper
3 19 (35.19%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.52%) VMware
5 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.81%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.11%) F5
7 6 (11.11%) Meraki
8 5 (9.26%) Palo Alto
9 3 (5.56%) Aruba
9 3 (5.56%) HP
9 3 (5.56%) Huawei
10 2 (3.70%) CA
10 2 (3.70%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.85%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.85%) EMC
11 1 (1.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.85%) Splunk
11 1 (1.85%) Symantec