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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / West Midlands
Rank 73 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 49 45 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 1.72% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.86% 8.69% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 15
Median daily rate £363 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £28.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +43.67%

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
451 518 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.00% 19.85% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 277 210
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £15.93 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.08% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.75 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 February 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 25 February 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 +26 30 £363 +113.23% 6
Shropshire +26 5 £413 +3.12% 1
Solihull -14 5 £320 - 1
Coventry -10 3 £403 -10.55% 1
Worcestershire 0 2 £125 -76.19% 2
Warwickshire +1 1 - - 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 108 (82.44%) Cisco
2 85 (64.89%) CCNA
3 84 (64.12%) CCNP
4 64 (48.85%) Firewall
5 62 (47.33%) LAN
6 52 (39.69%) WAN
7 46 (35.11%) Security Cleared
8 43 (32.82%) SC Cleared
9 42 (32.06%) CheckPoint
10 36 (27.48%) Juniper
11 33 (25.19%) Network Management
12 30 (22.90%) OSPF
13 29 (22.14%) Network Design
14 28 (21.37%) VPN
15 27 (20.61%) Wireless
16 23 (17.56%) BGP
16 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (16.03%) ITIL
18 19 (14.50%) CCDP
18 19 (14.50%) F5
18 19 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
19 18 (13.74%) Migration
20 17 (12.98%) CCDA
20 17 (12.98%) Network Security
21 14 (10.69%) Network Monitoring
21 14 (10.69%) MPLS
22 13 (9.92%) Finance
23 11 (8.40%) VoIP
24 10 (7.63%) CCIE

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 (1.53%) SAS
2 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.53%) Office 365
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (48.85%) Firewall
2 62 (47.33%) LAN
3 52 (39.69%) WAN
4 30 (22.90%) OSPF
5 28 (21.37%) VPN
6 27 (20.61%) Wireless
7 23 (17.56%) BGP
7 23 (17.56%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (14.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (12.98%) Network Security
10 14 (10.69%) MPLS
11 11 (8.40%) VoIP
12 9 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (5.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (5.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
14 6 (4.58%) EIGRP
14 6 (4.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (4.58%) Unified Communications
15 5 (3.82%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Automotive
3 2 (1.53%) Electronics
3 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (61.83%) Network Engineer
2 44 (33.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 42 (32.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Designer
4 13 (9.92%) Network Designer
5 11 (8.40%) Analyst
5 11 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Network Support
6 9 (6.87%) Network Support Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Design Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Network Manager
7 7 (5.34%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.58%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) LAN Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) CSS
2 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Linux
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.34%) Unix
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.19%) Network Management
2 29 (22.14%) Network Design
3 21 (16.03%) ITIL
4 18 (13.74%) Migration
5 14 (10.69%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (6.87%) Incident Management
7 7 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.34%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (5.34%) SIEM
7 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (4.58%) Data Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Disk Encryption
8 6 (4.58%) Forensic Analysis
8 6 (4.58%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (4.58%) Load Balancing
8 6 (4.58%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (3.82%) People Management
9 5 (3.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.76%) C
1 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 85 (64.89%) CCNA
2 84 (64.12%) CCNP
3 46 (35.11%) Security Cleared
4 43 (32.82%) SC Cleared
5 19 (14.50%) CCDP
6 17 (12.98%) CCDA
7 10 (7.63%) CCIE
8 9 (6.87%) CCSA
8 9 (6.87%) MCP
9 8 (6.11%) JNCIA
10 7 (5.34%) CEH
10 7 (5.34%) GCFA
10 7 (5.34%) GCIH
11 5 (3.82%) CCVP
11 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.29%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.29%) MCSE
12 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 108 (82.44%) Cisco
2 42 (32.06%) CheckPoint
3 36 (27.48%) Juniper
4 19 (14.50%) F5
5 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
6 8 (6.11%) VMware
7 7 (5.34%) BT
7 7 (5.34%) Remedy
8 6 (4.58%) IBM
8 6 (4.58%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.58%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.82%) Fujitsu
9 5 (3.82%) HP
9 5 (3.82%) Nokia
9 5 (3.82%) Riverbed
10 4 (3.05%) Aruba
10 4 (3.05%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 3 (2.29%) EqualLogic
11 3 (2.29%) Fortinet
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