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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 35 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 30 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.92% 2.75% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.41% 17.31% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 8
Average daily rate
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£278 £345 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +122.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £435 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
147 104 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.22% 15.88% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 55
Average daily rate £330 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 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 19 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 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 30 (69.77%) CCNP
3 25 (58.14%) Firewall
4 20 (46.51%) Juniper
4 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
5 19 (44.19%) CCNA
6 15 (34.88%) Network Security
7 11 (25.58%) BGP
7 11 (25.58%) OSPF
8 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
9 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
9 9 (20.93%) WAN
9 9 (20.93%) LAN
10 8 (18.60%) VPN
10 8 (18.60%) MPLS
10 8 (18.60%) F5
11 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
11 7 (16.28%) Clustering
11 7 (16.28%) MS Visio
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL
11 7 (16.28%) UNIX
11 7 (16.28%) Linux
12 6 (13.95%) Perl
12 6 (13.95%) CCIE
12 6 (13.95%) Tcl
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) CCSA
13 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (58.14%) Firewall
2 15 (34.88%) Network Security
3 11 (25.58%) BGP
3 11 (25.58%) OSPF
4 9 (20.93%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) LAN
5 8 (18.60%) VPN
5 8 (18.60%) MPLS
6 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.63%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) Extranet
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
7 4 (9.30%) Junos
7 4 (9.30%) VLAN
7 4 (9.30%) Wireless
8 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.98%) Wireshark
8 3 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (4.65%) DNS
9 2 (4.65%) SAN
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%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Firewall Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Security Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Network Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) IT Technician
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) SCADA
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
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
3 5 (11.63%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Information Security
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
4 3 (6.98%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 2 (4.65%) Security Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Workflow
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.33%) Project Management
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CCNP
2 19 (44.19%) CCNA
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.95%) CCIE
5 5 (11.63%) CCSA
6 4 (9.30%) CCSP
6 4 (9.30%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) CCDP
8 2 (4.65%) MCP
8 2 (4.65%) CISM
8 2 (4.65%) CISSP
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.33%) CCSE
9 1 (2.33%) PMP
9 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) GPG13
2 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
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 CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.33%) OPNET
3 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Juniper
2 20 (46.51%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.26%) Blue Coat
4 8 (18.60%) F5
5 4 (9.30%) Remedy
6 3 (6.98%) NetScout
6 3 (6.98%) Sourcefire
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) Foundry
8 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.33%) Cramer
8 1 (2.33%) BT
8 1 (2.33%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) BMC
8 1 (2.33%) Websense
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