The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank - 19 22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.15% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.09% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £223 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.99% 12.64% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 15
Average daily rate £401 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £357 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -23.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
4 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 5 (35.71%) High Availability
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
9 1 (7.14%) MOS
9 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (7.14%) BT
9 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
9 1 (7.14%) MS Office
9 1 (7.14%) HNC
9 1 (7.14%) DHCP
9 1 (7.14%) DNS
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Juniper
9 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 1 (7.14%) MPLS
9 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCNA
2 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) HNC
4 1 (7.14%) MOS
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper