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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / West Midlands
Rank 66 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 58 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.42% 0.79% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.13% 4.17% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 23
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +82.02%

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
478 456 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.97% 18.92% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 242 230
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 56
Median hourly rate £20.88 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.10% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +22 26 £298 +9.17% 6
Shropshire - 12 £381 - 1
Coventry -12 5 £375 - 3
Warwickshire +2 4 £350 -16.86% 2
Solihull -8 3 £265 - 3
Worcestershire - 2 £130 - 2
Smethwick - 1 £360 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 110 (81.48%) Cisco
2 92 (68.15%) CCNA
3 81 (60.00%) CCNP
4 71 (52.59%) Firewall
5 69 (51.11%) LAN
6 54 (40.00%) WAN
7 50 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 46 (34.07%) Juniper
9 45 (33.33%) SC Cleared
10 39 (28.89%) CheckPoint
11 30 (22.22%) Network Management
12 29 (21.48%) OSPF
13 27 (20.00%) VPN
13 27 (20.00%) Network Design
14 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
15 23 (17.04%) Wireless
16 22 (16.30%) Network Security
17 21 (15.56%) BGP
18 20 (14.81%) CCDP
18 20 (14.81%) ITIL
19 18 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (13.33%) F5
20 17 (12.59%) Network Monitoring
20 17 (12.59%) CCDA
21 14 (10.37%) Migration
21 14 (10.37%) MPLS
22 13 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
23 12 (8.89%) VoIP
24 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
24 11 (8.15%) 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 2 (1.48%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (52.59%) Firewall
2 69 (51.11%) LAN
3 54 (40.00%) WAN
4 29 (21.48%) OSPF
5 27 (20.00%) VPN
6 23 (17.04%) Wireless
7 22 (16.30%) Network Security
8 21 (15.56%) BGP
9 18 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (10.37%) MPLS
11 13 (9.63%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (8.89%) VoIP
13 8 (5.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 8 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (5.19%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
15 6 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 6 (4.44%) IP Telephony
15 6 (4.44%) Unified Communications
16 5 (3.70%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.19%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Automotive
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Electronics
4 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (61.48%) Network Engineer
2 38 (28.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (27.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (11.11%) Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Designer
5 13 (9.63%) Network Designer
6 11 (8.15%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.41%) Network Support
7 10 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Design Engineer
8 8 (5.93%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) LAN Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Network Manager
9 7 (5.19%) Security Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 6 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
11 5 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (1.48%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.48%) Middleware
3 1 (0.74%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (2.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.48%) User Experience
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) e-Health
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
1 10 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 9 (6.67%) Linux
3 7 (5.19%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.22%) Network Management
2 27 (20.00%) Network Design
3 20 (14.81%) ITIL
4 17 (12.59%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (10.37%) Migration
6 10 (7.41%) Incident Management
7 8 (5.93%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (5.93%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (5.19%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (5.19%) SIEM
9 6 (4.44%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Disk Encryption
9 6 (4.44%) Forensic Analysis
9 6 (4.44%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (4.44%) Information Security
9 6 (4.44%) Load Balancing
9 6 (4.44%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (3.70%) People Management
10 5 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 92 (68.15%) CCNA
2 81 (60.00%) CCNP
3 50 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 45 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 20 (14.81%) CCDP
6 17 (12.59%) CCDA
7 11 (8.15%) JNCIA
8 10 (7.41%) CCIE
8 10 (7.41%) CCSA
9 9 (6.67%) MCP
10 7 (5.19%) CEH
10 7 (5.19%) GCFA
10 7 (5.19%) GCIH
11 5 (3.70%) CCVP
11 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.22%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.22%) Degree
12 3 (2.22%) MCSE
12 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.70%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.48%) OPNET
4 1 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 110 (81.48%) Cisco
2 46 (34.07%) Juniper
3 39 (28.89%) CheckPoint
4 18 (13.33%) F5
5 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.93%) BT
6 8 (5.93%) Remedy
6 8 (5.93%) VMware
7 6 (4.44%) Fujitsu
7 6 (4.44%) IBM
8 5 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 5 (3.70%) HP
8 5 (3.70%) Nokia
9 4 (2.96%) Aruba
9 4 (2.96%) BMC
9 4 (2.96%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.22%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.22%) Riverbed