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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 72 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 78 57 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 2.26% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.97% 12.23% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 44
Median daily rate £400 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £236 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £485 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -
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
711 466 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.96% 18.48% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 232 235
Median daily rate £380 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 34
Median hourly rate £24.75 £29.26 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.39% +36.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +8 27 £400 +23.07% 2
Shropshire -10 22 £600 +118.18% 3
Staffordshire -6 7 £410 +40.17%
Solihull -9 4 - - 4
Coventry -13 4 £450 +65.13% 1
Warwickshire -3 3 £425 +123.68% 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £300 -38.14% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 136 (84.47%) Cisco
2 116 (72.05%) CCNP
3 93 (57.76%) Firewall
4 86 (53.42%) CCNA
5 80 (49.69%) LAN
6 74 (45.96%) WAN
7 64 (39.75%) Juniper
7 64 (39.75%) Security Cleared
8 52 (32.30%) CheckPoint
9 51 (31.68%) SC Cleared
10 46 (28.57%) Data Centre
11 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (22.36%) OSPF
13 32 (19.88%) BGP
14 31 (19.25%) VPN
15 29 (18.01%) Wireless
16 26 (16.15%) CCIE
16 26 (16.15%) CCDP
16 26 (16.15%) Network Security
17 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
17 25 (15.53%) ITIL
17 25 (15.53%) Windows
18 24 (14.91%) Network Design
18 24 (14.91%) Network Management
19 22 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (13.04%) F5
21 19 (11.80%) Network Monitoring
21 19 (11.80%) Windows Server
22 15 (9.32%) VMware
22 15 (9.32%) Fortinet

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 2 (1.24%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.24%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (57.76%) Firewall
2 80 (49.69%) LAN
3 74 (45.96%) WAN
4 42 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (22.36%) OSPF
6 32 (19.88%) BGP
7 31 (19.25%) VPN
8 29 (18.01%) Wireless
9 26 (16.15%) Network Security
10 22 (13.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (8.70%) VoIP
12 13 (8.07%) SAN
12 13 (8.07%) TCP/IP
13 12 (7.45%) VLAN
13 12 (7.45%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (6.83%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (6.83%) IPv4
14 11 (6.83%) NetScaler
15 10 (6.21%) WLAN
16 9 (5.59%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (4.97%) Finance
2 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.62%) Automotive
4 1 (0.62%) Law
4 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (55.28%) Network Engineer
2 38 (23.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (22.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.45%) Architect
6 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.83%) Network Support
7 10 (6.21%) Designer
7 10 (6.21%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (5.59%) Consultant
8 9 (5.59%) Network Specialist
8 9 (5.59%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Design Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 8 (4.97%) Technical Leader
10 7 (4.35%) Monitoring Specialist
10 7 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Network Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.73%) Middleware
2 4 (2.48%) CSS
3 2 (1.24%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.62%) OAuth
4 1 (0.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.35%) User Experience
2 7 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.48%) CESG
3 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.24%) e-Health
4 2 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) CMDB
5 1 (0.62%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.62%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.62%) Statistics
5 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.53%) Windows
2 19 (11.80%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.45%) Linux
3 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.59%) Ubuntu
4 9 (5.59%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.86%) Unix
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.53%) ITIL
2 24 (14.91%) Network Design
2 24 (14.91%) Network Management
3 19 (11.80%) Network Monitoring
4 13 (8.07%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (7.45%) ITIL V3
5 12 (7.45%) Migration
6 11 (6.83%) Load Balancing
7 7 (4.35%) Change Management
7 7 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (3.73%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.11%) Network Architecture
9 5 (3.11%) People Management
9 5 (3.11%) Process Improvement
10 4 (2.48%) Change Control
10 4 (2.48%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.48%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (2.48%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.24%) Python
1 2 (1.24%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.24%) Tcl
2 1 (0.62%) Java
2 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.62%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (72.05%) CCNP
2 86 (53.42%) CCNA
3 64 (39.75%) Security Cleared
4 51 (31.68%) SC Cleared
5 26 (16.15%) CCDP
5 26 (16.15%) CCIE
6 14 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (8.07%) MCSE
8 11 (6.83%) JNCIA
8 11 (6.83%) JNCIP
9 9 (5.59%) CCDA
9 9 (5.59%) MCSA
9 9 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.35%) CCSA
10 7 (4.35%) Degree
11 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.86%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.86%) CCVP
12 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) SLA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.24%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 10 (6.21%) vSphere
2 5 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (3.73%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.73%) OPNET
3 5 (3.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.62%) Cacti
5 1 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.62%) OpenView
5 1 (0.62%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 136 (84.47%) Cisco
2 64 (39.75%) Juniper
3 52 (32.30%) CheckPoint
4 25 (15.53%) Microsoft
5 21 (13.04%) F5
6 15 (9.32%) Fortinet
6 15 (9.32%) VMware
7 14 (8.70%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.21%) HP
9 9 (5.59%) BMC
9 9 (5.59%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.97%) Citrix
10 8 (4.97%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.35%) Aruba
11 7 (4.35%) BT
11 7 (4.35%) Fujitsu
11 7 (4.35%) Meraki
12 6 (3.73%) Intel Security
13 5 (3.11%) Nokia
13 5 (3.11%) Remedy
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