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 5 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 71 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 44 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 1.88% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.48% 11.01% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 22
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £150 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £18.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.40% -16.66%
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
420 427 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.28% 17.05% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 194 160
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 28
Average hourly rate £31.97 £21.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% +53.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £7.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £36.75 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -7 18 £308 +4.68% 4
Shropshire -1 7 £305 +18.44%
Worcestershire - 6 £486 - 3
Warwickshire +9 4 £190 -30.90%
Solihull - 2 £300 -
Coventry +3 1 £270 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

1 127 (92.03%) Cisco
2 100 (72.46%) CCNP
3 92 (66.67%) Firewall
4 80 (57.97%) CCNA
5 67 (48.55%) CheckPoint
6 57 (41.30%) WAN
7 56 (40.58%) F5
8 55 (39.86%) OSPF
9 54 (39.13%) Juniper
10 47 (34.06%) BGP
11 46 (33.33%) MPLS
12 44 (31.88%) LAN
12 44 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
14 29 (21.01%) Cisco Nexus
15 25 (18.12%) SC Cleared
15 25 (18.12%) VPN
16 24 (17.39%) Network Security
17 21 (15.22%) Blue Coat
18 19 (13.77%) BIG-IP
18 19 (13.77%) VoIP
18 19 (13.77%) UNIX
18 19 (13.77%) Linux
19 18 (13.04%) CSS
19 18 (13.04%) WLAN
19 18 (13.04%) Network Design
20 17 (12.32%) McAfee
20 17 (12.32%) Project Management
21 16 (11.59%) Finance
21 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 92 (66.67%) Firewall
2 57 (41.30%) WAN
3 55 (39.86%) OSPF
4 47 (34.06%) BGP
5 46 (33.33%) MPLS
6 44 (31.88%) LAN
6 44 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (21.01%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (18.12%) VPN
9 24 (17.39%) Network Security
10 19 (13.77%) VoIP
10 19 (13.77%) BIG-IP
11 18 (13.04%) WLAN
12 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
12 16 (11.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 13 (9.42%) DMVPN
15 12 (8.70%) DNS
16 9 (6.52%) EIGRP
16 9 (6.52%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Marketing
3 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.80%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Electronics
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.32%) Project Manager
3 14 (10.14%) Architect
3 14 (10.14%) Consultant
4 12 (8.70%) Analyst
4 12 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
4 12 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 11 (7.97%) Security Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Network Support
7 9 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 9 (6.52%) Network Analyst
7 9 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Firewall Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Network Consultant
8 8 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Design Engineer
10 4 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.04%) CSS
2 11 (7.97%) 802.1X
3 3 (2.17%) VXML
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.62%) Clustering
4 3 (2.17%) SecurID
5 2 (1.45%) DTV
5 2 (1.45%) SCADA
5 2 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.72%) User Experience
6 1 (0.72%) Handset
6 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.77%) UNIX
1 19 (13.77%) Linux
2 12 (8.70%) Solaris
3 10 (7.25%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.04%) Network Design
2 17 (12.32%) Project Management
3 16 (11.59%) ITIL
4 15 (10.87%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.87%) WAN Optimisation
5 12 (8.70%) Service Management
6 9 (6.52%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.07%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.07%) Change Control
8 6 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.35%) PRINCE
8 6 (4.35%) Migration
8 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 5 (3.62%) Network Management
9 5 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.90%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.90%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.17%) Perl
1 3 (2.17%) Tcl
2 2 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (72.46%) CCNP
2 80 (57.97%) CCNA
3 36 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 25 (18.12%) SC Cleared
5 15 (10.87%) CCIE
6 12 (8.70%) CCDP
7 7 (5.07%) CCSA
8 6 (4.35%) CCSE
9 5 (3.62%) PMP
9 5 (3.62%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.90%) CCDA
10 4 (2.90%) CCIP
10 4 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (2.90%) Degree
11 2 (1.45%) CCVP
11 2 (1.45%) MCSE
11 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.72%) CISSP
12 1 (0.72%) CCSP
12 1 (0.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (0.72%) Firmware
3 1 (0.72%) XenApp
3 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (3.62%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.45%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) OPNET
Vendors
1 127 (92.03%) Cisco
2 67 (48.55%) CheckPoint
3 56 (40.58%) F5
4 54 (39.13%) Juniper
5 21 (15.22%) Blue Coat
6 17 (12.32%) McAfee
7 16 (11.59%) Fortinet
8 13 (9.42%) SolarWinds
8 13 (9.42%) BMC
9 12 (8.70%) IBM
9 12 (8.70%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.52%) VMware
11 7 (5.07%) BT
11 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.07%) Aerohive Networks
12 6 (4.35%) Brocade
13 5 (3.62%) SAP
14 4 (2.90%) Remedy
14 4 (2.90%) HP
15 3 (2.17%) Nokia
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £500.00 per day
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Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
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Rate: £220 - £310 per day
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