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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 54 46 92
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +46
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 86 89 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.99% 3.30% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.10% 17.25% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 14
Median daily rate £375 £320 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.28 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.59%
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
610 516 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 19.16% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 277 201
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 35
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.85 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -18 26 £338 +3.84% 4
Solihull -2 12 - - 3
Coventry +1 11 £450 +44.00% 5
Shropshire -28 7 £375 +36.27% 1
Worcestershire -2 6 £378 -24.53% 4
Staffordshire +18 5 £450 +63.63%
Herefordshire +9 4 £375 +25.00% 1
Warwickshire -2 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 83 (76.85%) Cisco
2 73 (67.59%) CCNP
3 50 (46.30%) CCNA
4 41 (37.96%) WAN
5 40 (37.04%) Juniper
6 39 (36.11%) Security Cleared
7 36 (33.33%) LAN
8 35 (32.41%) Firewall
9 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
10 29 (26.85%) BGP
11 27 (25.00%) VPN
12 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
13 23 (21.30%) CCDP
14 21 (19.44%) MPLS
15 19 (17.59%) Migration
16 18 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (13.89%) Network Design
17 15 (13.89%) Structured Cabling
18 14 (12.96%) CCIE
19 13 (12.04%) Windows
19 13 (12.04%) JNCIA
20 12 (11.11%) Incident Management
21 11 (10.19%) Network Security
21 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
21 11 (10.19%) F5
21 11 (10.19%) ITIL
21 11 (10.19%) VoIP
21 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
22 10 (9.26%) OSPF
22 10 (9.26%) Project Management

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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.78%) SAS
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
2 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (37.96%) WAN
2 36 (33.33%) LAN
3 35 (32.41%) Firewall
4 29 (26.85%) BGP
5 27 (25.00%) VPN
6 21 (19.44%) MPLS
7 18 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (13.89%) Structured Cabling
9 11 (10.19%) Network Security
9 11 (10.19%) VoIP
10 10 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.26%) OSPF
11 9 (8.33%) PBX
11 9 (8.33%) X.21
12 8 (7.41%) Wireless
13 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
14 6 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (5.56%) NetScaler
15 5 (4.63%) BIG-IP
15 5 (4.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.56%) Retail
2 5 (4.63%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 30 (27.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (12.04%) Designer
4 13 (12.04%) Network Designer
4 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Network Manager
6 8 (7.41%) Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Analyst
8 6 (5.56%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Network Support
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.70%) Consultant
10 4 (3.70%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.78%) NHS
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.93%) EMC VNX
4 1 (0.93%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.78%) Linux
4 3 (2.78%) Unix
4 3 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) AIX
6 1 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Migration
2 15 (13.89%) Network Design
3 12 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 11 (10.19%) ITIL
5 10 (9.26%) Project Management
6 6 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.63%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.70%) Fault Management
8 4 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.70%) SIEM
9 3 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.78%) Presales
9 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (2.78%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.85%) Python
2 2 (1.85%) Tcl
3 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (67.59%) CCNP
2 50 (46.30%) CCNA
3 39 (36.11%) Security Cleared
4 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
5 23 (21.30%) CCDP
6 14 (12.96%) CCIE
7 13 (12.04%) JNCIA
8 9 (8.33%) MCSE
8 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (5.56%) CCDA
9 6 (5.56%) CCVP
10 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.78%) CCSE
11 3 (2.78%) CCSP
11 3 (2.78%) MCP
12 2 (1.85%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.85%) PMP
12 2 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) vRealize
4 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.93%) WSUS
4 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 83 (76.85%) Cisco
2 40 (37.04%) Juniper
3 24 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.19%) F5
4 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.48%) Fortinet
5 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds
6 6 (5.56%) Citrix
6 6 (5.56%) VMware
7 5 (4.63%) Intel Security
7 5 (4.63%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.70%) Brocade
8 4 (3.70%) HP
9 3 (2.78%) Becrypt
9 3 (2.78%) IBM
9 3 (2.78%) Lumension
9 3 (2.78%) Meraki
10 2 (1.85%) Avaya
10 2 (1.85%) Symantec
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