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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 45 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.58% 2.93% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.13% 15.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 5
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£306 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £277 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £425 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.52 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £20.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+28.21% -24.07%
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
208 188 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.22% 18.97% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 73
Average daily rate £350 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +11 5 - -
Macclesfield - 2 - - 2
Warrington -20 1 £300 -1.63% 1
Nantwich - 1 £320 - 2
Runcorn - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) CCNP
3 24 (61.54%) LAN
4 14 (35.90%) WAN
5 12 (30.77%) CCNA
5 12 (30.77%) Wireless
6 10 (25.64%) Riverbed
6 10 (25.64%) F5
6 10 (25.64%) CCIE
6 10 (25.64%) Juniper
7 9 (23.08%) MPLS
8 7 (17.95%) OSPF
8 7 (17.95%) BGP
8 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (15.38%) Local Government
9 6 (15.38%) VLAN
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (12.82%) Firewall
10 5 (12.82%) WLAN
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
11 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
11 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
11 4 (10.26%) CCSA
12 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
13 2 (5.13%) DHCP
13 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (5.13%) Windows
13 2 (5.13%) EIGRP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) LAN
2 14 (35.90%) WAN
3 12 (30.77%) Wireless
4 9 (23.08%) MPLS
5 7 (17.95%) OSPF
5 7 (17.95%) BGP
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.38%) VLAN
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (12.82%) Firewall
7 5 (12.82%) WLAN
8 2 (5.13%) DHCP
8 2 (5.13%) EIGRP
8 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) Project Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Network Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Network Technical Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.56%) Migration
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 26 (66.67%) CCNP
2 12 (30.77%) CCNA
3 10 (25.64%) CCIE
4 4 (10.26%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) Riverbed
2 10 (25.64%) F5
2 10 (25.64%) Juniper
3 5 (12.82%) Citrix
4 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
4 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) Aruba
7 1 (2.56%) VMware
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