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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 33 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.40% 1.25% 2.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.81% 5.67% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Median daily rate £298 £273 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £170 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +102.50%

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
114 141 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.29% 22.03% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 81 59
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £183 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £24.75 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% -14.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 29 (67.44%) Firewall
3 26 (60.47%) Juniper
3 26 (60.47%) CCNP
4 24 (55.81%) CCNA
5 22 (51.16%) LAN
6 21 (48.84%) WAN
7 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
8 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
10 10 (23.26%) F5
10 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
11 9 (20.93%) MPLS
11 9 (20.93%) BGP
12 8 (18.60%) VoIP
12 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (18.60%) Network Security
13 7 (16.28%) CCDA
13 7 (16.28%) CCDP
13 7 (16.28%) VPN
13 7 (16.28%) OSPF
14 6 (13.95%) Wireless
14 6 (13.95%) ITIL
14 6 (13.95%) Windows
14 6 (13.95%) Network Management
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
15 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
15 5 (11.63%) Junos
15 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony

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 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (67.44%) Firewall
2 22 (51.16%) LAN
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 9 (20.93%) BGP
4 9 (20.93%) MPLS
5 8 (18.60%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (18.60%) Network Security
5 8 (18.60%) VoIP
6 7 (16.28%) OSPF
6 7 (16.28%) VPN
7 6 (13.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (13.95%) Wireless
8 5 (11.63%) IP Telephony
8 5 (11.63%) Junos
8 5 (11.63%) Unified Communications
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (9.30%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (9.30%) ISDN
9 4 (9.30%) VLAN
9 4 (9.30%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.65%) Electronics
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Network Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) WAN Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Server Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
1 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Network Management
2 5 (11.63%) Network Design
2 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.65%) Change Management
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
3 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.65%) Presales
4 1 (2.33%) Change Control
4 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.33%) Validation
4 1 (2.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) CCNP
2 24 (55.81%) CCNA
3 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
4 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) CCDA
5 7 (16.28%) CCDP
6 4 (9.30%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) CCVP
6 4 (9.30%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.98%) A+ Certification
8 2 (4.65%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.65%) MCSE
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (2.33%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.33%) MCSA
9 1 (2.33%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Cisco
2 26 (60.47%) Juniper
3 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
4 10 (23.26%) F5
5 4 (9.30%) Nokia
6 3 (6.98%) EMC
6 3 (6.98%) IBM
6 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) AirMagnet
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
7 2 (4.65%) BT
7 2 (4.65%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) Aruba
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds