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 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 60 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 80 51 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.92% 1.99% 2.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.61% 9.68% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 39
Median daily rate £375 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £38.48 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +83.23%
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
588 527 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.46% 20.59% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 268 229
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £512 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 53
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.37 £10.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +17 20 £375 +36.36%
Birmingham +4 20 £360 -24.21% 5
Coventry - 10 £495 - 6
Warwickshire - 10 £450 - 1
Solihull -17 6 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £130 - 3
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 130 (81.25%) Cisco
2 108 (67.50%) CCNP
3 100 (62.50%) CCNA
4 95 (59.38%) Firewall
5 84 (52.50%) LAN
6 70 (43.75%) WAN
7 63 (39.38%) Security Cleared
8 62 (38.75%) Juniper
9 55 (34.38%) SC Cleared
10 51 (31.88%) CheckPoint
11 41 (25.63%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (23.75%) Data Centre
13 34 (21.25%) OSPF
14 31 (19.38%) VPN
15 30 (18.75%) Network Design
16 29 (18.13%) Network Management
16 29 (18.13%) Wireless
17 27 (16.88%) CCDP
18 25 (15.63%) BGP
19 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
19 23 (14.38%) ITIL
20 22 (13.75%) Network Security
21 21 (13.13%) Windows
21 21 (13.13%) Network Monitoring
22 20 (12.50%) Windows Server
23 17 (10.63%) CCDA
23 17 (10.63%) Wi-Fi
24 16 (10.00%) CCIE
24 16 (10.00%) F5
25 15 (9.38%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (1.88%) SAS
2 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.25%) Office 365
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (59.38%) Firewall
2 84 (52.50%) LAN
3 70 (43.75%) WAN
4 41 (25.63%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (21.25%) OSPF
6 31 (19.38%) VPN
7 29 (18.13%) Wireless
8 25 (15.63%) BGP
9 22 (13.75%) Network Security
10 17 (10.63%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (8.75%) VoIP
12 13 (8.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (7.50%) MPLS
14 11 (6.88%) IPv4
14 11 (6.88%) SAN
15 9 (5.63%) TCP/IP
15 9 (5.63%) VLAN
16 7 (4.38%) DNS
16 7 (4.38%) IP Telephony
16 7 (4.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (4.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Automotive
3 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.63%) Law
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (53.75%) Network Engineer
2 42 (26.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 41 (25.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Analyst
5 12 (7.50%) Designer
6 11 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.88%) Network Designer
6 11 (6.88%) Support Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Network Support
7 10 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Juniper Engineer
8 9 (5.63%) Network Manager
9 8 (5.00%) Design Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 6 (3.75%) LAN Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Monitoring Specialist
11 6 (3.75%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.38%) CSS
2 5 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (0.63%) OAuth
3 1 (0.63%) SAML
3 1 (0.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (23.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.75%) User Experience
2 6 (3.75%) Visualisation
3 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.50%) CESG
5 3 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.25%) e-Health
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.13%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.38%) Linux
4 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.63%) Ubuntu
5 9 (5.63%) Windows 8
6 6 (3.75%) Unix
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Network Design
2 29 (18.13%) Network Management
3 23 (14.38%) ITIL
4 21 (13.13%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.75%) Migration
6 11 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.88%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (4.38%) ITIL V3
8 7 (4.38%) SIEM
9 6 (3.75%) Information Security
9 6 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.13%) Change Control
10 5 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.13%) People Management
10 5 (3.13%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.13%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 108 (67.50%) CCNP
2 100 (62.50%) CCNA
3 63 (39.38%) Security Cleared
4 55 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 27 (16.88%) CCDP
6 17 (10.63%) CCDA
7 16 (10.00%) CCIE
8 14 (8.75%) JNCIA
9 12 (7.50%) CCSA
10 10 (6.25%) MCSE
10 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (5.63%) MCSA
12 8 (5.00%) MCP
13 7 (4.38%) JNCIP
14 6 (3.75%) CEH
14 6 (3.75%) GCFA
14 6 (3.75%) GCIH
15 5 (3.13%) CCVP
15 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) vSphere
2 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.13%) OPNET
3 2 (1.25%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.25%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
Vendors
1 130 (81.25%) Cisco
2 62 (38.75%) Juniper
3 51 (31.88%) CheckPoint
4 23 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.00%) F5
6 15 (9.38%) VMware
7 12 (7.50%) HP
8 8 (5.00%) Aruba
8 8 (5.00%) BMC
8 8 (5.00%) BT
8 8 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 8 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.00%) Remedy
8 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 6 (3.75%) Fujitsu
9 6 (3.75%) IBM
9 6 (3.75%) Nokia
9 6 (3.75%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.13%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.50%) Dell
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