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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 52 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 20 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.08% 2.55% 3.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.99% 12.05% 16.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £475 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +63.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £415 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £303
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £18.13 £23.21
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -21.90%
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
143 166 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.88% 21.20% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 74 55
Average daily rate £420 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £132 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £510 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 20
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.16 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £13.50 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Chester 0 9 £488 - 2
Macclesfield -5 3 £435 +8.75%
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) CCNP
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco
3 18 (52.94%) CCNA
4 15 (44.12%) CCIE
5 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 11 (32.35%) DHCP
7 9 (26.47%) DNS
8 8 (23.53%) LAN
8 8 (23.53%) WAN
9 7 (20.59%) CISSP
9 7 (20.59%) VLAN
9 7 (20.59%) ArcSight
9 7 (20.59%) SIEM
10 6 (17.65%) CEH
10 6 (17.65%) A+ Certification
10 6 (17.65%) Symantec
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 5 (14.71%) Information Security
11 5 (14.71%) Web Development
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
11 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
12 4 (11.76%) Network Management
12 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
12 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 4 (11.76%) MS Office
12 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (11.76%) Juniper

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
3 9 (26.47%) DNS
4 8 (23.53%) LAN
4 8 (23.53%) WAN
5 7 (20.59%) VLAN
6 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.82%) VPN
7 3 (8.82%) SAN
7 3 (8.82%) NAS
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.88%) Network Security
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.88%) OSPF
9 1 (2.94%) BGP
9 1 (2.94%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.94%) Wireless
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.82%) Local Government
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
1 10 (29.41%) Network Architect
2 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Network Technical Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Network Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) CMDB
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
4 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) SIEM
2 5 (14.71%) Information Security
2 5 (14.71%) Web Development
3 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.76%) Network Management
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) CCNP
2 18 (52.94%) CCNA
3 15 (44.12%) CCIE
4 7 (20.59%) CISSP
5 6 (17.65%) A+ Certification
5 6 (17.65%) CEH
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) NCIE
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
8 1 (2.94%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.94%) HNC
8 1 (2.94%) CCDP
8 1 (2.94%) VCAP
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP NNM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 7 (20.59%) ArcSight
3 6 (17.65%) Symantec
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
5 3 (8.82%) Sun
5 3 (8.82%) Opsware
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) NetScout
6 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) 3Com
7 1 (2.94%) Draytek
7 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.94%) F5