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 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 67 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 25 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 1.40% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.28% 7.91% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £285 £500 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +112.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £202 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +8.43%
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
302 177 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.33% 17.72% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 98 89
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £48.00 £32.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Crewe - 6 - -
Warrington - 4 £425 -
Chester -4 2 £225 -55.00%
Northwich -1 1 - -
Macclesfield -6 1 £525 +5.00%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (76.19%) CCNP
2 30 (71.43%) CCNA
3 28 (66.67%) Cisco
3 28 (66.67%) Firewall
4 22 (52.38%) Juniper
5 20 (47.62%) WAN
6 13 (30.95%) LAN
7 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 11 (26.19%) VPN
9 9 (21.43%) CCIE
9 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 8 (19.05%) DNS
10 8 (19.05%) DHCP
10 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
10 8 (19.05%) Network Security
11 7 (16.67%) SSL
11 7 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (14.29%) VoIP
12 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
13 5 (11.90%) SSH
13 5 (11.90%) JNCIA
13 5 (11.90%) OSPF
13 5 (11.90%) BGP
13 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
13 5 (11.90%) VMware
14 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
14 4 (9.52%) Finance
14 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
14 4 (9.52%) HP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (66.67%) Firewall
2 20 (47.62%) WAN
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 11 (26.19%) VPN
5 8 (19.05%) DHCP
5 8 (19.05%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) Network Security
5 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 7 (16.67%) SSL
7 6 (14.29%) VoIP
8 5 (11.90%) BGP
8 5 (11.90%) EIGRP
8 5 (11.90%) OSPF
8 5 (11.90%) SSH
9 4 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.14%) IGRP
10 3 (7.14%) MPLS
10 3 (7.14%) Wireless
11 2 (4.76%) Internet
11 2 (4.76%) WLAN
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 7 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Network Architect
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Support
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Health Informatics
2 2 (4.76%) Informatics
2 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Network Design
3 3 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Control
4 2 (4.76%) ITSM
4 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 2 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.76%) Security Management
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.38%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.38%) Network Management
5 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.38%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (76.19%) CCNP
2 30 (71.43%) CCNA
3 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 12 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 9 (21.43%) CCIE
5 5 (11.90%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.76%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCENT
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Cisco
2 22 (52.38%) Juniper
3 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 5 (11.90%) VMware
5 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.52%) HP
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Nortel
7 2 (4.76%) Nokia
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) F5
8 1 (2.38%) Meraki