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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 64 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 26 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.54% 2.51% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.45% 16.23% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 4
Median daily rate £323 £475 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.10% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £420 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £30.63 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
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
275 154 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.83% 15.48% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 79 85
Median daily rate £425 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.06% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Crewe +10 6 - - 1
Macclesfield -4 4 £475 +5.55%
Warrington - 4 £425 - 1
Chester -14 1 £250 -50.00%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (70.73%) CCNP
1 29 (70.73%) CCNA
2 28 (68.29%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) Firewall
4 20 (48.78%) Juniper
5 17 (41.46%) WAN
6 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.83%) LAN
8 10 (24.39%) VPN
9 8 (19.51%) DNS
9 8 (19.51%) DHCP
9 8 (19.51%) CCIE
10 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
10 7 (17.07%) SSL
10 7 (17.07%) Network Security
10 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
11 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
11 6 (14.63%) VoIP
12 5 (12.20%) OSPF
12 5 (12.20%) BGP
12 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) SSH
12 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
13 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (9.76%) SLA
13 4 (9.76%) HP
13 4 (9.76%) Finance

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 (7.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) WAN
3 11 (26.83%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) DHCP
5 8 (19.51%) DNS
6 7 (17.07%) Network Security
6 7 (17.07%) SSL
6 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) VoIP
8 5 (12.20%) BGP
8 5 (12.20%) EIGRP
8 5 (12.20%) OSPF
8 5 (12.20%) SSH
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.32%) IGRP
10 3 (7.32%) Wireless
11 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.88%) PBX
11 2 (4.88%) WLAN
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Swedish Language
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.88%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper Architect
8 1 (2.44%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Health Informatics
2 2 (4.88%) Informatics
2 2 (4.88%) IVR
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.32%) Network Design
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Change Management
4 2 (4.88%) Fault Management
4 2 (4.88%) ITSM
4 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (4.88%) Security Management
4 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Network Performance Management
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 29 (70.73%) CCNA
1 29 (70.73%) CCNP
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.51%) CCIE
4 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
5 2 (4.88%) CCDP
5 2 (4.88%) Degree
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCENT
6 1 (2.44%) CCSP
6 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 20 (48.78%) Juniper
3 6 (14.63%) Palo Alto
4 4 (9.76%) HP
4 4 (9.76%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.32%) Nortel
6 2 (4.88%) Nokia
6 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.44%) CA
7 1 (2.44%) F5
7 1 (2.44%) Meraki
7 1 (2.44%) Riverbed