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 26 September 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 59 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 12 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.23% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.08% 8.48% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 1
Median daily rate £300 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -
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
119 165 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.89% 14.49% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 92
Median daily rate £445 £421 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £309 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 27
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -8.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Runcorn - 5 £160 -
Warrington +14 3 £575 +76.92%
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 29 (72.50%) CCNA
2 28 (70.00%) Cisco
3 27 (67.50%) CCNP
4 18 (45.00%) Juniper
5 16 (40.00%) Firewall
6 13 (32.50%) WAN
7 10 (25.00%) LAN
8 9 (22.50%) CCIE
8 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
8 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
9 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
10 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
10 6 (15.00%) Wireless
11 5 (12.50%) VMware
11 5 (12.50%) BGP
11 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (12.50%) ITIL
11 5 (12.50%) VPN
11 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 4 (10.00%) JNCIA
12 4 (10.00%) Network Design
12 4 (10.00%) VoIP
12 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
12 4 (10.00%) OSPF
12 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 4 (10.00%) Finance
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
12 4 (10.00%) Change Management
13 3 (7.50%) IGRP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) Firewall
2 13 (32.50%) WAN
3 10 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.00%) Wireless
6 5 (12.50%) BGP
6 5 (12.50%) VPN
7 4 (10.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (10.00%) OSPF
7 4 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (7.50%) IGRP
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security
9 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (5.00%) Internet
9 2 (5.00%) MPLS
9 2 (5.00%) SSL
9 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Network Operations Specialist
8 1 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Health Informatics
3 2 (5.00%) Informatics
3 2 (5.00%) IVR
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Change Management
2 4 (10.00%) Network Design
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Fault Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.00%) Security Management
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) CCNA
2 27 (67.50%) CCNP
3 9 (22.50%) CCIE
3 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 2 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.50%) CCSP
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Cisco
2 18 (45.00%) Juniper
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.50%) Nortel
5 3 (7.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 2 (5.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) HP
6 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) Meraki
7 1 (2.50%) Riverbed