The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 10 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 1.99% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.99% 9.89% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Median daily rate £338 £230 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.73% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £170 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £499 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.25 - £18.00
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 Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
77 182 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.65% 20.13% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 84 100
Median daily rate £378 £450 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £221 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £659 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
Median hourly rate £19.66 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.77 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.54 £35.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
Warrington +14 3 £338 -33.33% 1
Chester -2 1 - -
Macclesfield -4 1 - -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 17 (80.95%) CCNA
3 13 (61.90%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
5 10 (47.62%) CCNP
5 10 (47.62%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) VLAN
7 6 (28.57%) Wireless
7 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
7 6 (28.57%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (19.05%) Local Government
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 4 (19.05%) BGP
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
10 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
10 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
10 3 (14.29%) H.323
10 3 (14.29%) Service Management
10 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
10 3 (14.29%) CCIE
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) DHCP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) WAN
3 10 (47.62%) Firewall
4 8 (38.10%) VLAN
5 6 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) Wireless
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (19.05%) BGP
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 3 (14.29%) H.323
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
General
1 4 (19.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Hardware Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.52%) Principal Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Technician
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) BYOD
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ERP
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 3 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
2 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.76%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) CCNA
2 10 (47.62%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CWNA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) VMware