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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 43 36 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 16 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.17% 3.91% 2.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.76% 19.11% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 9
Average daily rate
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£320 £280 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £150 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £350 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
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
136 157 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.45% 20.44% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 82 54
Average daily rate £345 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 68 (94.44%) Cisco
2 45 (62.50%) OSPF
2 45 (62.50%) Firewall
3 43 (59.72%) CCNA
4 42 (58.33%) CCNP
4 42 (58.33%) BGP
5 38 (52.78%) CheckPoint
6 35 (48.61%) F5
7 28 (38.89%) Juniper
8 25 (34.72%) MPLS
9 20 (27.78%) WAN
9 20 (27.78%) LAN
10 19 (26.39%) VPN
10 19 (26.39%) Network Security
11 16 (22.22%) UNIX
12 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
12 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 13 (18.06%) Project Management
14 12 (16.67%) Solaris
14 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
15 11 (15.28%) Finance
16 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
16 10 (13.89%) ITIL
17 9 (12.50%) DNS
17 9 (12.50%) ITIL V3
17 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
17 9 (12.50%) Marketing

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 45 (62.50%) OSPF
1 45 (62.50%) Firewall
2 42 (58.33%) BGP
3 25 (34.72%) MPLS
4 20 (27.78%) LAN
4 20 (27.78%) WAN
5 19 (26.39%) VPN
5 19 (26.39%) Network Security
6 15 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 9 (12.50%) DNS
8 8 (11.11%) Multicast
8 8 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (9.72%) EIGRP
10 6 (8.33%) Internet
11 5 (6.94%) Wireless
11 5 (6.94%) HSRP
12 4 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (5.56%) Junos
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Marketing
3 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Electronics
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 12 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Network Project Manager
9 2 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) AWS Consultant
9 2 (2.78%) Wireless Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) Clustering
3 3 (4.17%) SecurID
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) DTV
4 1 (1.39%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) UNIX
2 13 (18.06%) Linux
3 12 (16.67%) Solaris
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Project Management
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 7 (9.72%) Change Control
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.17%) Network Design
8 3 (4.17%) Workflow
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.17%) Network Management
9 2 (2.78%) CRM
9 2 (2.78%) Quality Management
9 2 (2.78%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Perl
1 3 (4.17%) Tcl
2 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (59.72%) CCNA
2 42 (58.33%) CCNP
3 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.72%) CCIE
5 7 (9.72%) CCSA
6 5 (6.94%) CCSE
6 5 (6.94%) PMP
6 5 (6.94%) PMI Certification
7 4 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (4.17%) CCDP
8 3 (4.17%) CCVP
8 3 (4.17%) CCIP
9 2 (2.78%) Degree
10 1 (1.39%) CISSP
10 1 (1.39%) CISM
10 1 (1.39%) CCDA
10 1 (1.39%) CCSP
10 1 (1.39%) HNC
10 1 (1.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 68 (94.44%) Cisco
2 38 (52.78%) CheckPoint
3 35 (48.61%) F5
4 28 (38.89%) Juniper
5 11 (15.28%) Riverbed
6 5 (6.94%) Blue Coat
6 5 (6.94%) Brocade
7 4 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
8 3 (4.17%) Sourcefire
8 3 (4.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.78%) Nortel
9 2 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
9 2 (2.78%) Huawei
9 2 (2.78%) Foundry
9 2 (2.78%) BT
9 2 (2.78%) Cramer
9 2 (2.78%) Verint
10 1 (1.39%) VMware