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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 44 57 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco 25 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.36% 1.83% 4.99%
As % of the Vendors category 7.53% 5.52% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 16
Median daily rate £378 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £258 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
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
332 362 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.68% 33.12% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 229 163
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £620 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 29
Median hourly rate £14.86 £15.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.77% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +12 8 £400 -17.52%
Runcorn - 5 £171 - 1
Chester 0 1 £400 -5.88% 3
Macclesfield - 1 £375 - 2
Northwich - 1 £350 - 3
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.00%) CCNA
2 21 (35.00%) WAN
3 19 (31.67%) Juniper
4 18 (30.00%) Firewall
5 17 (28.33%) CCNP
6 15 (25.00%) Windows
6 15 (25.00%) LAN
7 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
7 13 (21.67%) Finance
7 13 (21.67%) VMware
8 12 (20.00%) Avaya
9 10 (16.67%) ITIL
9 10 (16.67%) IVR
9 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
9 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
10 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
10 9 (15.00%) VoIP
11 8 (13.33%) Migration
11 8 (13.33%) Change Management
11 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (13.33%) Skype
11 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (13.33%) Skype for Business
12 7 (11.67%) Banking
12 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.00%) Citrix

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 8 (13.33%) Skype for Business
2 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (35.00%) WAN
2 18 (30.00%) Firewall
3 15 (25.00%) LAN
4 9 (15.00%) VoIP
5 8 (13.33%) Skype
6 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.00%) Wireless
8 5 (8.33%) BGP
8 5 (8.33%) DHCP
8 5 (8.33%) DNS
8 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
8 5 (8.33%) OSPF
9 4 (6.67%) MPLS
9 4 (6.67%) VPN
10 3 (5.00%) IGRP
10 3 (5.00%) Internet
10 3 (5.00%) Network Security
10 3 (5.00%) SAN
10 3 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Technical Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) SOAP
1 1 (1.67%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) IVR
2 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Health Informatics
3 2 (3.33%) Informatics
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.67%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Change Management
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) Change Control
4 4 (6.67%) Network Design
4 4 (6.67%) Service Management
4 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Fault Management
6 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) Security Management
6 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.00%) CCNA
3 17 (28.33%) CCNP
4 10 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.00%) CCIE
6 5 (8.33%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.33%) CCDP
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.33%) PMP
8 1 (1.67%) CCSP
8 1 (1.67%) ISEB
8 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOM
2 2 (3.33%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Juniper
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Avaya
4 6 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (6.67%) Polycom
5 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.00%) Nortel
7 2 (3.33%) Dell
7 2 (3.33%) F5
7 2 (3.33%) Genesys
7 2 (3.33%) Nokia
7 2 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.67%) Brocade
8 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.67%) Meraki
8 1 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
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