The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
North West / Cheshire
Rank 28 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.06% 4.67% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 9.05% 11.60% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 28
Median daily rate £338 £398 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £201 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
221 362 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.83% 40.27% 47.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 202 169
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cisco
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Warrington +2 5 £338 -43.75% 2
Chester -4 3 £438 +10.06%
Macclesfield -5 3 £375 +33.33%
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 23 (45.10%) LAN
2 21 (41.18%) WAN
2 21 (41.18%) Firewall
3 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) CCNA
5 14 (27.45%) VLAN
6 12 (23.53%) Windows
7 10 (19.61%) ITIL
7 10 (19.61%) VoIP
8 9 (17.65%) VPN
9 8 (15.69%) CCNP
9 8 (15.69%) Banking
9 8 (15.69%) Finance
9 8 (15.69%) VMware
9 8 (15.69%) Network Design
9 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
10 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (13.73%) Avaya
10 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (13.73%) Wireless
10 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
11 6 (11.76%) Citrix
11 6 (11.76%) SAN
11 6 (11.76%) Local Government
11 6 (11.76%) Change Management
11 6 (11.76%) IVR
11 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
12 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud

Cisco
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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (45.10%) LAN
2 21 (41.18%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) WAN
3 14 (27.45%) VLAN
4 10 (19.61%) VoIP
5 9 (17.65%) VPN
6 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (13.73%) DHCP
6 7 (13.73%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (13.73%) Wireless
7 6 (11.76%) SAN
8 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
8 5 (9.80%) Internet
8 5 (9.80%) Network Security
8 5 (9.80%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.84%) BGP
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.84%) DNS
9 4 (7.84%) MPLS
10 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (15.69%) Banking
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) IVR
3 5 (9.80%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.84%) BYOD
4 4 (7.84%) Driving Licence
4 4 (7.84%) NHS
5 2 (3.92%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) PKI
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) AIX
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Network Design
3 6 (11.76%) Change Management
4 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.84%) ERP
5 4 (7.84%) Migration
5 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 3 (5.88%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.92%) Coaching
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.92%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 1 (1.96%) Change Control
8 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (1.96%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.96%) Presales
8 1 (1.96%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.92%) VB
1 2 (3.92%) VB6
1 2 (3.92%) VBScript
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (33.33%) CCNA
3 8 (15.69%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) CWNA
6 1 (1.96%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) VMware GSX
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.92%) MOM
3 2 (3.92%) NetApp OnCommand
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Avaya
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 4 (7.84%) Juniper
6 4 (7.84%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.92%) Aruba
8 2 (3.92%) Brocade
8 2 (3.92%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) F5
8 2 (3.92%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle
8 2 (3.92%) Veritas
9 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.96%) Sourcefire
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