The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 51 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 83 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.10% 1.49% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.04% 8.14% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £303 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Cisco Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
487 430 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 18.28% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 190 123
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.38 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +27 49 £325 -23.52% 5
Worcestershire +4 5 £500 - 9
Warwickshire +2 5 £325 -15.58%
Shropshire -21 5 £275 -21.42%
Solihull - 4 £300 -
Coventry +1 3 £313 -30.55% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £275 - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Cisco
2 77 (65.25%) CCNA
3 76 (64.41%) CCNP
4 62 (52.54%) Firewall
5 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
5 48 (40.68%) OSPF
6 45 (38.14%) BGP
7 39 (33.05%) Juniper
8 38 (32.20%) F5
9 37 (31.36%) LAN
10 36 (30.51%) WAN
11 33 (27.97%) MPLS
12 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
12 26 (22.03%) Network Design
13 24 (20.34%) Network Security
14 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
15 21 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (17.80%) VPN
16 20 (16.95%) Linux
16 20 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (16.10%) UNIX
18 18 (15.25%) ITIL
19 17 (14.41%) Finance
19 17 (14.41%) Load Balancing
20 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
21 14 (11.86%) CCDP
22 13 (11.02%) Project Management
22 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
23 12 (10.17%) Blue Coat
23 12 (10.17%) Riverbed

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 62 (52.54%) Firewall
2 48 (40.68%) OSPF
3 45 (38.14%) BGP
4 37 (31.36%) LAN
5 36 (30.51%) WAN
6 33 (27.97%) MPLS
7 24 (20.34%) Network Security
8 21 (17.80%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (17.80%) VPN
9 20 (16.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (11.02%) TCP/IP
11 11 (9.32%) DNS
12 9 (7.63%) VoIP
13 8 (6.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (6.78%) Multicast
13 8 (6.78%) Structured Cabling
13 8 (6.78%) BIG-IP
14 6 (5.08%) VLAN
14 6 (5.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (5.08%) WLAN
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 10 (8.47%) Marketing
4 8 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (1.69%) Electronics
6 2 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.25%) Consultant
3 14 (11.86%) Project Manager
4 13 (11.02%) Analyst
5 10 (8.47%) Network Consultant
5 10 (8.47%) Technical Project Manager
5 10 (8.47%) Design Engineer
5 10 (8.47%) Technical Manager
6 9 (7.63%) Network Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Network Support
10 5 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Network Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.93%) CSS
2 4 (3.39%) JSP
3 3 (2.54%) VXML
4 1 (0.85%) J2EE
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) JMS
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Clustering
2 4 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Linux
2 19 (16.10%) UNIX
3 11 (9.32%) Solaris
4 10 (8.47%) Windows
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) Network Design
2 18 (15.25%) ITIL
3 17 (14.41%) Load Balancing
4 15 (12.71%) PRINCE2
5 13 (11.02%) Project Management
6 8 (6.78%) PRINCE
6 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.08%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.08%) Network Management
9 5 (4.24%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.24%) Service Management
9 5 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (3.39%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (3.39%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.39%) Migration
11 3 (2.54%) Workflow
11 3 (2.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) Perl
2 3 (2.54%) Tcl
3 2 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (0.85%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (65.25%) CCNA
2 76 (64.41%) CCNP
3 26 (22.03%) Security Cleared
4 22 (18.64%) SC Cleared
5 14 (11.86%) CCDP
6 10 (8.47%) CCIE
7 7 (5.93%) CCIP
8 6 (5.08%) PMP
8 6 (5.08%) PMI Certification
9 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (4.24%) MCSE
10 4 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (3.39%) CCSA
11 3 (2.54%) MCITP
11 3 (2.54%) Degree
12 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.69%) HP AIS
12 2 (1.69%) CCDA
13 1 (0.85%) CISSP
13 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.54%) vSphere
3 1 (0.85%) KVM
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.47%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (4.24%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.69%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) OPNET
Vendors
1 109 (92.37%) Cisco
2 48 (40.68%) CheckPoint
3 39 (33.05%) Juniper
4 38 (32.20%) F5
5 12 (10.17%) Blue Coat
5 12 (10.17%) Riverbed
6 10 (8.47%) McAfee
7 9 (7.63%) Fortinet
8 8 (6.78%) BT
8 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
8 8 (6.78%) HP
9 7 (5.93%) VMware
10 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.24%) SAP
11 5 (4.24%) BMC
12 4 (3.39%) Nokia
12 4 (3.39%) Remedy
12 4 (3.39%) IBM
13 3 (2.54%) Symantec
13 3 (2.54%) Verint
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