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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 65 50 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +45
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 79 80 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.65% 3.37% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.46% 17.28% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 15
Median daily rate £350 £320 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £429 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +20.00%
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
587 463 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.68% 19.51% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 286 192
Median daily rate £375 £344 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +34.00%

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 25 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 June 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
Birmingham -30 28 £344 +5.76% 11
Solihull -12 8 £270 -10.00% 3
Staffordshire - 8 £325 - 1
Worcestershire -4 7 £363 -26.02%
Shropshire -34 7 £350 +14.59% 1
Warwickshire -4 5 £450 - 1
Herefordshire 0 4 £375 -
Coventry -4 4 £550 - 5
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 108 (79.41%) Cisco
2 94 (69.12%) CCNP
3 64 (47.06%) CCNA
4 54 (39.71%) Security Cleared
5 53 (38.97%) Juniper
6 52 (38.24%) WAN
6 52 (38.24%) Firewall
7 49 (36.03%) LAN
8 47 (34.56%) SC Cleared
9 41 (30.15%) BGP
10 37 (27.21%) CheckPoint
11 34 (25.00%) VPN
12 26 (19.12%) MPLS
13 25 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
14 24 (17.65%) Network Design
14 24 (17.65%) OSPF
14 24 (17.65%) CCDP
15 21 (15.44%) Migration
16 20 (14.71%) CCIE
17 19 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (13.24%) F5
19 17 (12.50%) Network Security
19 17 (12.50%) ITIL
19 17 (12.50%) Windows
20 15 (11.03%) VoIP
20 15 (11.03%) Structured Cabling
21 14 (10.29%) Wireless
22 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
22 13 (9.56%) JNCIA

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 4 (2.94%) SAS
2 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 52 (38.24%) Firewall
1 52 (38.24%) WAN
2 49 (36.03%) LAN
3 41 (30.15%) BGP
4 34 (25.00%) VPN
5 26 (19.12%) MPLS
6 25 (18.38%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (17.65%) OSPF
8 19 (13.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (12.50%) Network Security
10 15 (11.03%) Structured Cabling
10 15 (11.03%) VoIP
11 14 (10.29%) Wireless
12 12 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (8.09%) NetScaler
13 11 (8.09%) TCP/IP
14 10 (7.35%) PBX
15 9 (6.62%) BIG-IP
15 9 (6.62%) X.21
16 8 (5.88%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.41%) Retail
3 5 (3.68%) Finance
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (55.15%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (11.76%) Designer
5 13 (9.56%) Network Designer
5 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 12 (8.82%) Architect
7 9 (6.62%) Consultant
7 9 (6.62%) Network Manager
7 9 (6.62%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) VoIP Engineer
10 5 (3.68%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Network Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) Network Support
10 5 (3.68%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (2.94%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) CSS
2 2 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.21%) NHS
4 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) User Experience
4 2 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.74%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.74%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.74%) iPad
5 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.21%) Unix
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.47%) Linux
7 1 (0.74%) AIX
7 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (17.65%) Network Design
2 21 (15.44%) Migration
3 17 (12.50%) ITIL
4 13 (9.56%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.09%) Project Management
6 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.15%) Change Management
7 7 (5.15%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.15%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.68%) Fault Management
9 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.68%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.68%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.68%) SIEM
9 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.94%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.47%) Python
1 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.47%) Tcl
2 1 (0.74%) Java
2 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (69.12%) CCNP
2 64 (47.06%) CCNA
3 54 (39.71%) Security Cleared
4 47 (34.56%) SC Cleared
5 24 (17.65%) CCDP
6 20 (14.71%) CCIE
7 13 (9.56%) JNCIA
8 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.15%) CCDA
9 7 (5.15%) MCSE
10 6 (4.41%) CCVP
10 6 (4.41%) Degree
11 5 (3.68%) CCSE
11 5 (3.68%) JNCIP
12 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
13 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.21%) CCSP
13 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.21%) MCP
13 3 (2.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (3.68%) Nagios
3 4 (2.94%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.47%) OPNET
5 1 (0.74%) Cacti
5 1 (0.74%) OpenView
5 1 (0.74%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 108 (79.41%) Cisco
2 53 (38.97%) Juniper
3 37 (27.21%) CheckPoint
4 18 (13.24%) F5
5 13 (9.56%) Fortinet
5 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
6 12 (8.82%) SolarWinds
7 9 (6.62%) Citrix
8 8 (5.88%) Intel Security
8 8 (5.88%) Palo Alto
9 7 (5.15%) Brocade
10 6 (4.41%) VMware
11 5 (3.68%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.68%) BMC
11 5 (3.68%) HP
11 5 (3.68%) Nokia
12 4 (2.94%) Aruba
12 4 (2.94%) Meraki
13 3 (2.21%) Becrypt
13 3 (2.21%) Lumension
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