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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 66 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 47 59 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 2.28% 2.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.68% 12.72% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +8.53%
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
440 464 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.64% 17.89% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 219 154
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.42 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £30.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 16 £320 +15.31% 5
Warwickshire +10 5 £190 +26.66% 1
Shropshire -7 5 £305 +15.09%
Worcestershire - 5 £486 - 1
Staffordshire -12 4 - - 1
Coventry +4 3 £275 - 7
Solihull - 3 - - 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 120 (91.60%) Cisco
2 92 (70.23%) CCNP
3 85 (64.89%) Firewall
4 73 (55.73%) CCNA
5 58 (44.27%) CheckPoint
6 53 (40.46%) WAN
7 52 (39.69%) Juniper
7 52 (39.69%) OSPF
8 49 (37.40%) F5
9 47 (35.88%) MPLS
10 46 (35.11%) BGP
11 42 (32.06%) LAN
12 38 (29.01%) Cisco ASA
13 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
14 25 (19.08%) VPN
15 24 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
16 22 (16.79%) Network Security
17 19 (14.50%) UNIX
18 17 (12.98%) Linux
18 17 (12.98%) VoIP
18 17 (12.98%) Project Management
18 17 (12.98%) Network Design
19 16 (12.21%) Blue Coat
19 16 (12.21%) TCP/IP
19 16 (12.21%) CCIE
20 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
21 14 (10.69%) BIG-IP
21 14 (10.69%) DNS
21 14 (10.69%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (64.89%) Firewall
2 53 (40.46%) WAN
3 52 (39.69%) OSPF
4 47 (35.88%) MPLS
5 46 (35.11%) BGP
6 42 (32.06%) LAN
7 38 (29.01%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (19.08%) VPN
9 24 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (16.79%) Network Security
11 17 (12.98%) VoIP
12 16 (12.21%) TCP/IP
13 14 (10.69%) DNS
13 14 (10.69%) BIG-IP
14 13 (9.92%) WLAN
15 12 (9.16%) Wireless
16 10 (7.63%) DMVPN
16 10 (7.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 10 (7.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 9 (6.87%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Marketing
3 7 (5.34%) Banking
3 7 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 59 (45.04%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.98%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.69%) Architect
4 12 (9.16%) Consultant
4 12 (9.16%) Technical Project Manager
4 12 (9.16%) Technical Manager
4 12 (9.16%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.63%) Network Architect
5 10 (7.63%) Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Network Support
7 8 (6.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (6.11%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.92%) CSS
2 8 (6.11%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.53%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
3 3 (2.29%) SecurID
4 2 (1.53%) SCADA
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Statistics
5 1 (0.76%) DTV
5 1 (0.76%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) UNIX
2 17 (12.98%) Linux
3 12 (9.16%) Windows
3 12 (9.16%) Solaris
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.98%) Project Management
1 17 (12.98%) Network Design
2 15 (11.45%) Load Balancing
3 14 (10.69%) ITIL
4 12 (9.16%) PRINCE2
5 11 (8.40%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (7.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.87%) Migration
7 9 (6.87%) Service Management
7 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
8 7 (5.34%) Change Control
8 7 (5.34%) Network Management
9 6 (4.58%) PRINCE
10 5 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
10 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (3.05%) TOGAF
11 4 (3.05%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (3.05%) Programme Management
12 3 (2.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.29%) Perl
1 3 (2.29%) Tcl
2 1 (0.76%) C
2 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 92 (70.23%) CCNP
2 73 (55.73%) CCNA
3 33 (25.19%) Security Cleared
4 24 (18.32%) SC Cleared
5 16 (12.21%) CCIE
6 11 (8.40%) CCDP
7 7 (5.34%) CCSA
8 6 (4.58%) CCDA
9 5 (3.82%) CCSE
9 5 (3.82%) PMP
9 5 (3.82%) PMI Certification
10 4 (3.05%) Degree
10 4 (3.05%) CCIP
10 4 (3.05%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.29%) CCVP
12 1 (0.76%) CISM
12 1 (0.76%) CISSP
12 1 (0.76%) CCSP
12 1 (0.76%) HNC
12 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
1 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.53%) vSphere
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.76%) Firmware
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (2.29%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) SCOM
4 1 (0.76%) Zenoss
4 1 (0.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 120 (91.60%) Cisco
2 58 (44.27%) CheckPoint
3 52 (39.69%) Juniper
4 49 (37.40%) F5
5 16 (12.21%) Blue Coat
6 13 (9.92%) McAfee
7 11 (8.40%) Riverbed
8 10 (7.63%) Fortinet
9 9 (6.87%) VMware
9 9 (6.87%) SolarWinds
9 9 (6.87%) BMC
9 9 (6.87%) IBM
10 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.58%) BT
10 6 (4.58%) Aerohive Networks
11 5 (3.82%) Brocade
12 4 (3.05%) HP
13 3 (2.29%) SAP
13 3 (2.29%) Sourcefire
13 3 (2.29%) Remedy
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