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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 56 44 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 14 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 3.05% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 11.79% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Average daily rate £201 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £184 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £347 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
Cisco Certification
North West

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
197 195 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.32% 25.86% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 83
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington -4 8 £488 - 1
Chester -14 2 £155 -35.97%
Runcorn - 2 £170 -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 21 (61.76%) CCNP
2 19 (55.88%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) CCNA
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 13 (38.24%) CCIE
5 10 (29.41%) Stress Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (23.53%) WAN
7 8 (23.53%) VPN
8 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) DHCP
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
9 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (17.65%) Network Security
10 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
10 5 (14.71%) MPLS
10 5 (14.71%) SSL
10 5 (14.71%) SSH
11 4 (11.76%) Juniper
11 4 (11.76%) NHS
11 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
11 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
12 3 (8.82%) Windows
12 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
12 3 (8.82%) VMware

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 8 (23.53%) VPN
2 8 (23.53%) WAN
3 6 (17.65%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) LAN
3 6 (17.65%) Network Security
4 5 (14.71%) MPLS
4 5 (14.71%) SSH
4 5 (14.71%) SSL
5 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.94%) BGP
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
General
1 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Architect
2 14 (41.18%) Network Architect
3 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Network Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Technician
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Stress Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Performance Analysis
3 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Change Control
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) CCNP
2 15 (44.12%) CCNA
3 13 (38.24%) CCIE
4 8 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Juniper
2 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) HP
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