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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 65 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 59 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.28% 2.31% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.83% 16.55% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 25
Average daily rate
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£270 £320 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +64.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.81%
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
460 290 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.80% 13.94% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 150 192
Average daily rate £330 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 21
Average hourly rate £26.42 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.10 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +9 29 £278 -19.56% 7
Shropshire -3 7 £265 -24.28% 2
Staffordshire -2 3 £325 +34.02% 2
Coventry - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire -13 2 £150 -58.62% 2
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Solihull - - - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 69 (83.13%) Cisco
2 59 (71.08%) CCNP
3 48 (57.83%) Firewall
4 46 (55.42%) CCNA
5 34 (40.96%) CheckPoint
6 27 (32.53%) LAN
7 26 (31.33%) WAN
7 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
8 23 (27.71%) Juniper
9 22 (26.51%) MPLS
9 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
10 21 (25.30%) Network Security
10 21 (25.30%) F5
11 17 (20.48%) ITIL
11 17 (20.48%) Blue Coat
12 15 (18.07%) Network Design
12 15 (18.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (16.87%) OSPF
14 13 (15.66%) BGP
14 13 (15.66%) BIG-IP
15 11 (13.25%) McAfee
15 11 (13.25%) CCIE
15 11 (13.25%) VPN
15 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
16 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
17 9 (10.84%) Linux
17 9 (10.84%) VoIP
17 9 (10.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 8 (9.64%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.61%) Lync
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (57.83%) Firewall
2 27 (32.53%) LAN
3 26 (31.33%) WAN
4 22 (26.51%) MPLS
5 21 (25.30%) Network Security
6 15 (18.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (18.07%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (16.87%) OSPF
8 13 (15.66%) BGP
8 13 (15.66%) BIG-IP
9 11 (13.25%) VPN
10 9 (10.84%) VoIP
10 9 (10.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (7.23%) VLAN
11 6 (7.23%) Wireless
11 6 (7.23%) DMVPN
12 5 (6.02%) Wireshark
12 5 (6.02%) Junos
12 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (6.02%) SAN
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.25%) Network Support
2 11 (13.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Design Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Network Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) CSS
2 4 (4.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.20%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.61%) NHS
3 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.20%) SCADA
3 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.84%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) UNIX
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 6 (7.23%) Solaris
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.48%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Network Design
3 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.23%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (7.23%) Network Management
5 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.82%) Information Security
6 4 (4.82%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.61%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.61%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 3 (3.61%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.41%) Migration
8 2 (2.41%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.43%) Tcl
1 7 (8.43%) Perl
2 3 (3.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (71.08%) CCNP
2 46 (55.42%) CCNA
3 26 (31.33%) Security Cleared
4 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
5 11 (13.25%) CCIE
6 7 (8.43%) CCDP
7 6 (7.23%) CCSA
8 5 (6.02%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.61%) Degree
9 3 (3.61%) CCSP
10 2 (2.41%) MCP
10 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (2.41%) CISSP
10 2 (2.41%) JNCIS
10 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.41%) CISM
10 2 (2.41%) VCP4
11 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) CCVP
11 1 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.20%) GPG13
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.20%) Snort
3 1 (1.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.20%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.20%) OPNET
Vendors
1 69 (83.13%) Cisco
2 34 (40.96%) CheckPoint
3 23 (27.71%) Juniper
4 21 (25.30%) F5
5 17 (20.48%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.25%) McAfee
7 8 (9.64%) HP
7 8 (9.64%) Fortinet
8 7 (8.43%) Nokia
9 6 (7.23%) Remedy
10 5 (6.02%) VMware
10 5 (6.02%) BT
10 5 (6.02%) NetScout
10 5 (6.02%) Citrix
11 4 (4.82%) EMC
12 3 (3.61%) Sourcefire
12 3 (3.61%) NetApp
13 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.41%) BMC
13 2 (2.41%) TOWER Software
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