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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 22 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 50 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.89% 2.24% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.94% 10.56% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 7
Average daily rate
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£323 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%
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
167 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.00% 21.23% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 86 48
Average daily rate £340 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 69 (94.52%) Cisco
2 42 (57.53%) CCNP
2 42 (57.53%) CCNA
2 42 (57.53%) OSPF
2 42 (57.53%) Firewall
3 41 (56.16%) BGP
4 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
5 33 (45.21%) F5
6 29 (39.73%) Juniper
7 26 (35.62%) MPLS
8 20 (27.40%) WAN
9 18 (24.66%) LAN
9 18 (24.66%) Network Security
10 17 (23.29%) VPN
11 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
11 15 (20.55%) UNIX
12 14 (19.18%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (17.81%) Linux
13 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
13 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (16.44%) Finance
14 12 (16.44%) Solaris
14 12 (16.44%) Project Management
15 11 (15.07%) Riverbed
16 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
16 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
16 10 (13.70%) Marketing
17 9 (12.33%) ITIL
17 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
18 8 (10.96%) Multicast

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP CRM
2 2 (2.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 42 (57.53%) OSPF
1 42 (57.53%) Firewall
2 41 (56.16%) BGP
3 26 (35.62%) MPLS
4 20 (27.40%) WAN
5 18 (24.66%) LAN
5 18 (24.66%) Network Security
6 17 (23.29%) VPN
7 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
8 14 (19.18%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.96%) DNS
9 8 (10.96%) Multicast
9 8 (10.96%) Structured Cabling
10 7 (9.59%) EIGRP
11 6 (8.22%) Internet
11 6 (8.22%) Cisco PIX
12 4 (5.48%) Junos
12 4 (5.48%) Wireless
13 3 (4.11%) IPsec
13 3 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Marketing
3 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
4 7 (9.59%) Banking
5 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.44%) Technical Project Manager
3 12 (16.44%) Technical Manager
4 9 (12.33%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (4.11%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Network Project Manager
9 2 (2.74%) IP Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) VXML
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.85%) Clustering
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.74%) SecurID
4 2 (2.74%) DTV
5 1 (1.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.55%) UNIX
2 13 (17.81%) Linux
3 12 (16.44%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Project Management
2 10 (13.70%) PRINCE2
2 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL V3
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 6 (8.22%) PRINCE
5 5 (6.85%) Migration
5 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.85%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.85%) Change Control
6 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.11%) Workflow
7 3 (4.11%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.11%) CRM
7 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.11%) Network Management
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.74%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Perl
1 3 (4.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (57.53%) CCNP
1 42 (57.53%) CCNA
2 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) CCIE
3 7 (9.59%) CCSA
4 5 (6.85%) PMP
4 5 (6.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.85%) CCSE
5 4 (5.48%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCIP
6 2 (2.74%) CCDP
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.37%) CCVP
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) HNC
7 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 69 (94.52%) Cisco
2 37 (50.68%) CheckPoint
3 33 (45.21%) F5
4 29 (39.73%) Juniper
5 11 (15.07%) Riverbed
6 5 (6.85%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.85%) SAP
7 4 (5.48%) Brocade
7 4 (5.48%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.11%) Verint
9 2 (2.74%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.74%) Huawei
9 2 (2.74%) Foundry
9 2 (2.74%) Nortel
9 2 (2.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.74%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.74%) BT
9 2 (2.74%) Cramer
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft