The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 83 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 35 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 1.54% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.97% 11.16% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 19
Average daily rate £375 £300 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £239 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £32.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
439 251 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.12% 13.78% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 123 148
Average daily rate £340 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £158 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 33
Average hourly rate £16.00 £24.15 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £65.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
Cisco Certification
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +8 15 £350 +16.66% 1
Birmingham -9 6 £425 +41.66% 5
Worcestershire +2 4 - -
Warwickshire -8 3 £385 +10.00% 1
Coventry -6 1 £450 -
Solihull - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 68 (85.00%) Cisco
2 51 (63.75%) WAN
2 51 (63.75%) CCNP
3 47 (58.75%) Firewall
4 43 (53.75%) CheckPoint
5 40 (50.00%) CCNA
6 38 (47.50%) MPLS
7 37 (46.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (42.50%) BIG-IP
9 33 (41.25%) McAfee
9 33 (41.25%) LAN
10 32 (40.00%) Blue Coat
11 31 (38.75%) F5
12 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
12 29 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (35.00%) VoIP
14 26 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (31.25%) Fortinet
16 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
17 23 (28.75%) Network Design
17 23 (28.75%) CSS
17 23 (28.75%) DMVPN
18 22 (27.50%) WAN Optimisation
18 22 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 21 (26.25%) Incident Management
20 17 (21.25%) CiscoWorks
21 16 (20.00%) SolarWinds
22 15 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
22 15 (18.75%) Network Security
23 12 (15.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (5.00%) Lync
1 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) MS Visio
2 6 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 51 (63.75%) WAN
2 47 (58.75%) Firewall
3 38 (47.50%) MPLS
4 37 (46.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 34 (42.50%) BIG-IP
6 33 (41.25%) LAN
7 29 (36.25%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (35.00%) VoIP
9 26 (32.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 23 (28.75%) DMVPN
11 22 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (18.75%) Network Security
13 12 (15.00%) OSPF
14 9 (11.25%) BGP
15 8 (10.00%) WLAN
15 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
16 6 (7.50%) Ethernet
17 5 (6.25%) Wireless
18 3 (3.75%) PABX
18 3 (3.75%) VPN
General
1 6 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Military
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
2 1 (1.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (63.75%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Network Support
3 14 (17.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 14 (17.50%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Design Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Network Design Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Security Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) CSS
2 9 (11.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) FlexPod
2 1 (1.25%) SCADA
2 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) UNIX
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Network Design
2 22 (27.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 21 (26.25%) Incident Management
4 15 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (15.00%) ITIL
6 11 (13.75%) Service Management
7 9 (11.25%) Problem Management
8 8 (10.00%) Network Management
9 7 (8.75%) Load Balancing
10 6 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (6.25%) CAD
12 4 (5.00%) Project Management
13 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
13 3 (3.75%) Service Delivery
14 2 (2.50%) Migration
14 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 2 (2.50%) Information Security
14 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
14 2 (2.50%) Security Architecture
15 1 (1.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (63.75%) CCNP
2 40 (50.00%) CCNA
3 29 (36.25%) Security Cleared
4 24 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.50%) CCIE
6 8 (10.00%) CCENT
7 7 (8.75%) CCDP
8 4 (5.00%) CCSA
9 3 (3.75%) CISSP
10 2 (2.50%) CCSE
10 2 (2.50%) Degree
10 2 (2.50%) CISM
10 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.50%) MCSE
11 1 (1.25%) MCSA
11 1 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.25%) CCEA
11 1 (1.25%) CCDA
11 1 (1.25%) CCSP
11 1 (1.25%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 68 (85.00%) Cisco
2 43 (53.75%) CheckPoint
3 33 (41.25%) McAfee
4 32 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 31 (38.75%) F5
6 25 (31.25%) Fortinet
7 16 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 9 (11.25%) HP
9 8 (10.00%) Remedy
10 7 (8.75%) BMC
11 6 (7.50%) Juniper
11 6 (7.50%) Nokia
12 5 (6.25%) BT
13 4 (5.00%) TOWER Software
13 4 (5.00%) Avaya
14 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.75%) NetApp
14 3 (3.75%) EMC
15 2 (2.50%) VMware
15 2 (2.50%) Nortel
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