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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 59 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -31
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 61 29 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.64% 1.24% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.77% 7.44% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.08%
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
413 390 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.85% 16.67% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 178 148
Average daily rate £350 £360 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.42 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +20 39 £318 -9.28% 3
Shropshire 0 7 £310 -28.73% 1
Worcestershire - 3 £490 - 3
Coventry +7 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -5 2 - -
Solihull - 2 £300 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 118 (92.19%) Cisco
2 90 (70.31%) CCNP
3 82 (64.06%) Firewall
4 77 (60.16%) CCNA
5 63 (49.22%) CheckPoint
6 53 (41.41%) OSPF
6 53 (41.41%) WAN
6 53 (41.41%) F5
7 48 (37.50%) Juniper
8 46 (35.94%) BGP
9 43 (33.59%) LAN
10 42 (32.81%) MPLS
11 38 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
13 25 (19.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
14 22 (17.19%) Network Security
14 22 (17.19%) VPN
15 19 (14.84%) UNIX
15 19 (14.84%) Linux
15 19 (14.84%) Blue Coat
16 17 (13.28%) Finance
17 16 (12.50%) Project Management
17 16 (12.50%) VoIP
17 16 (12.50%) WLAN
17 16 (12.50%) BIG-IP
18 15 (11.72%) Network Design
18 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
18 15 (11.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 15 (11.72%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 82 (64.06%) Firewall
2 53 (41.41%) OSPF
2 53 (41.41%) WAN
3 46 (35.94%) BGP
4 43 (33.59%) LAN
5 42 (32.81%) MPLS
6 38 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (19.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (17.19%) Network Security
8 22 (17.19%) VPN
9 16 (12.50%) VoIP
9 16 (12.50%) WLAN
9 16 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 15 (11.72%) TCP/IP
10 15 (11.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (10.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (8.59%) DMVPN
12 11 (8.59%) DNS
13 9 (7.03%) VLAN
14 8 (6.25%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Marketing
3 8 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (42.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.28%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.94%) Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Technical Project Manager
4 12 (9.38%) Technical Manager
5 11 (8.59%) Architect
6 10 (7.81%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Network Support
7 9 (7.03%) Network Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.91%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (3.13%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.72%) CSS
2 3 (2.34%) VXML
3 1 (0.78%) JSP
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) Clustering
3 2 (1.56%) SecurID
3 2 (1.56%) DTV
4 1 (0.78%) Handset
4 1 (0.78%) SCADA
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.84%) UNIX
1 19 (14.84%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Solaris
3 8 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.50%) Project Management
2 15 (11.72%) ITIL
2 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
2 15 (11.72%) Network Design
2 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.16%) WAN Optimisation
4 11 (8.59%) Service Management
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL V3
6 6 (4.69%) Programme Management
6 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.69%) PRINCE
6 6 (4.69%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (4.69%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.91%) Network Management
7 5 (3.91%) Migration
7 5 (3.91%) Change Control
8 4 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (3.13%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) Perl
1 3 (2.34%) Tcl
2 2 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (70.31%) CCNP
2 77 (60.16%) CCNA
3 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
4 22 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 12 (9.38%) CCIE
6 10 (7.81%) CCDP
7 7 (5.47%) CCSA
8 6 (4.69%) CCSE
9 5 (3.91%) PMP
9 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
10 4 (3.13%) CCIP
10 4 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.34%) Degree
11 3 (2.34%) CCDA
12 2 (1.56%) MCSE
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.78%) CISSP
13 1 (0.78%) CCVP
13 1 (0.78%) CCSP
13 1 (0.78%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) vSphere
3 1 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.59%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.91%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.34%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) OPNET
Vendors
1 118 (92.19%) Cisco
2 63 (49.22%) CheckPoint
3 53 (41.41%) F5
4 48 (37.50%) Juniper
5 19 (14.84%) Blue Coat
6 15 (11.72%) McAfee
7 14 (10.94%) Fortinet
8 12 (9.38%) Riverbed
9 11 (8.59%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.59%) BMC
10 10 (7.81%) IBM
11 7 (5.47%) Aerohive Networks
12 6 (4.69%) VMware
12 6 (4.69%) BT
13 5 (3.91%) SAP
13 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
13 5 (3.91%) HP
13 5 (3.91%) Brocade
14 3 (2.34%) Verint
14 3 (2.34%) Symantec
West Midlands
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + Dependent upon experience
Posted: 25 days ago