The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 22 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.67% 0.51% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 4.17% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £334 £285
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +17.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £23.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -27.90%
Cisco Certification
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.00% 12.24% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Midlands region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Midlands region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Nokia

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia