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 30 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.

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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 40 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 32 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.00% 2.67% 6.19%
As % of the Vendors category 9.12% 7.79% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 20
Median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.01 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.82% -2.30%
Cisco
North West

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
351 398 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.88% 34.22% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 258 160
Median daily rate £410 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 34
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 30 September 2016.

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
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 30 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
Knutsford +13 9 £400 -17.52% 1
Runcorn - 7 £160 -
Warrington +8 4 £450 +28.57% 4
Northwich - 1 £350 - 5
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (36.54%) CCNA
3 16 (30.77%) Windows
4 15 (28.85%) Firewall
5 13 (25.00%) Juniper
5 13 (25.00%) LAN
5 13 (25.00%) WAN
6 11 (21.15%) Avaya
6 11 (21.15%) CCNP
6 11 (21.15%) Finance
6 11 (21.15%) VMware
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.38%) Change Management
9 8 (15.38%) Banking
9 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
10 7 (13.46%) IVR
11 6 (11.54%) Wireless
11 6 (11.54%) VoIP
11 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
12 5 (9.62%) CCIE
12 5 (9.62%) MPLS
12 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
12 5 (9.62%) SAN

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 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) Firewall
2 13 (25.00%) LAN
2 13 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (11.54%) VoIP
3 6 (11.54%) Wireless
4 5 (9.62%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (9.62%) MPLS
4 5 (9.62%) SAN
5 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (5.77%) Network Security
6 3 (5.77%) Skype
6 3 (5.77%) Softphone
6 3 (5.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) BGP
7 2 (3.85%) DHCP
7 2 (3.85%) DNS
7 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) German Language
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Storage Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Change Management
3 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Network Design
4 4 (7.69%) Change Control
4 4 (7.69%) Service Management
5 3 (5.77%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.85%) Coaching
6 2 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.85%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Java
1 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (36.54%) CCNA
3 11 (21.15%) CCNP
4 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 5 (9.62%) CCIE
6 2 (3.85%) CCDP
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.85%) PMP
7 1 (1.92%) EMCSA
7 1 (1.92%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.85%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 3 (5.77%) SCCM
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.85%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Juniper
2 11 (21.15%) Avaya
2 11 (21.15%) VMware
3 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) Palo Alto
5 4 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) Dell
6 3 (5.77%) F5
6 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.85%) Aruba
7 2 (3.85%) Brocade
7 2 (3.85%) Fujitsu
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) IBM
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Nokia
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Veritas
8 1 (1.92%) Genesys
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