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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 40 22 54
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +32
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 55 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.25% 6.64% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.44% 30.05% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 6
Median daily rate £331 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £291 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £348 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
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
186 183 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.16% 22.10% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 120 64
Median daily rate £373 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.14% -21.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 20 (60.61%) CCNA
3 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 18 (54.55%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) LAN
5 15 (45.45%) WAN
6 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
7 12 (36.36%) Juniper
8 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.18%) CCIE
11 5 (15.15%) VPN
11 5 (15.15%) BGP
11 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 5 (15.15%) F5
12 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
12 4 (12.12%) Network Security
12 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (12.12%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
13 3 (9.09%) CCDP
13 3 (9.09%) SAN
13 3 (9.09%) SAS
13 3 (9.09%) WLAN
13 3 (9.09%) OSPF
13 3 (9.09%) Wireless
13 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
13 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (9.09%) Fortinet

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 3 (9.09%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 15 (45.45%) LAN
2 15 (45.45%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.15%) BGP
4 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.09%) OSPF
6 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 3 (9.09%) WLAN
7 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Network Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) FlexPod Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) SIEM Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Telephony Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.03%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
1 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
2 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.06%) Presales
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
2 2 (6.06%) Project Management
2 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.03%) Change Control
3 1 (3.03%) Change Management
3 1 (3.03%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.03%) Security Operations
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) SIEM
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CCNA
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 6 (18.18%) CCIE
5 3 (9.09%) CCDP
6 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
6 2 (6.06%) PMP
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) MCP
7 1 (3.03%) NCIE
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.03%) vRealize
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 12 (36.36%) Juniper
4 5 (15.15%) F5
5 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.06%) Meraki
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Splunk
7 1 (3.03%) Symantec
7 1 (3.03%) VMware