Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 38 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.42% 3.38% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.62% 16.67% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 17
Birmingham median daily rate £363 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.94% +21.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £181 £260 £300
90th Percentile £438 £518 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £315
% change year-on-year -1.64% +21.03% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £45.50 -
% change year-on-year -71.43% - -

Cisco Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 260 312 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.56% 20.30% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 188 155
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £528
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 14
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% -46.85% +95.89%
10th Percentile £13.85 £15.45 £9.67
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £47.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +24.49% -22.07% +42.91%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 27 (71.05%) CCNP
3 23 (60.53%) Firewall
4 19 (50.00%) CCNA
5 15 (39.47%) Juniper
6 12 (31.58%) VPN
6 12 (31.58%) LAN
7 11 (28.95%) WAN
7 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (26.32%) DNS
9 9 (23.68%) CCIE
9 9 (23.68%) Windows
9 9 (23.68%) IPsec
10 8 (21.05%) F5
11 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
11 7 (18.42%) PKI
11 7 (18.42%) VLAN
11 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (15.79%) DHCP
12 6 (15.79%) SNMP
12 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.79%) SSH
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
13 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
13 5 (13.16%) Network Security
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) Wireless
13 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
13 5 (13.16%) MPLS

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Akamai
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (60.53%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) VPN
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (28.95%) WAN
4 10 (26.32%) DNS
5 9 (23.68%) IPsec
6 7 (18.42%) VLAN
6 7 (18.42%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (15.79%) DHCP
7 6 (15.79%) SNMP
7 6 (15.79%) SSH
8 5 (13.16%) MPLS
8 5 (13.16%) Network Security
8 5 (13.16%) Wireless
9 4 (10.53%) HSRP
9 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (10.53%) OSPF
9 4 (10.53%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) LAMP
2 1 (2.63%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) PKI
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.89%) Network Design
3 3 (7.89%) SIEM
3 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (7.89%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (2.63%) Change Management
5 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.63%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Line Management
5 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Release Management
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.63%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (71.05%) CCNP
2 19 (50.00%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CCIE
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.63%) CCDA
6 1 (2.63%) CCDP
6 1 (2.63%) CCENT
6 1 (2.63%) CCIP
6 1 (2.63%) CCSP
6 1 (2.63%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.63%) VCP6
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.63%) iptables
3 1 (2.63%) Postfix
3 1 (2.63%) Samba
3 1 (2.63%) Squid
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Nagios
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.63%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco
2 15 (39.47%) Juniper
3 8 (21.05%) F5
4 7 (18.42%) SolarWinds
5 6 (15.79%) Palo Alto
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.53%) Fortinet
7 4 (10.53%) HP
7 4 (10.53%) Sophos
8 3 (7.89%) AppDynamics
8 3 (7.89%) Infoblox
8 3 (7.89%) VMware
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix
10 1 (2.63%) 3Com
10 1 (2.63%) Capita
10 1 (2.63%) Mitel
10 1 (2.63%) NEC
10 1 (2.63%) Radware