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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 36 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 23 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.43% 3.50% 6.69%
As % of the Vendors category 7.74% 9.14% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 30
Median daily rate £363 £398 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £18.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.55 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £21.95 £18.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
297 383 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.33% 38.34% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 242 175
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £232 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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
Warrington +3 8 £400 -5.88% 5
Macclesfield -2 3 £375 +33.33%
Chester -5 3 £319 -15.28% 2
Runcorn +2 1 £160 -5.88%
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 18 (36.73%) LAN
3 17 (34.69%) WAN
3 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (32.65%) CCNA
5 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.57%) Windows
6 10 (20.41%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) VMware
7 9 (18.37%) Network Design
7 9 (18.37%) VLAN
7 9 (18.37%) VoIP
8 8 (16.33%) Finance
8 8 (16.33%) Banking
8 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
9 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 7 (14.29%) VPN
9 7 (14.29%) Avaya
10 6 (12.24%) CCNP
10 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
10 6 (12.24%) DHCP
10 6 (12.24%) Change Management
10 6 (12.24%) SAN
10 6 (12.24%) Citrix
10 6 (12.24%) Wireless
10 6 (12.24%) IVR
11 5 (10.20%) MPLS
11 5 (10.20%) Migration
11 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP

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 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.78%) Firewall
2 18 (36.73%) LAN
3 17 (34.69%) WAN
4 9 (18.37%) VLAN
4 9 (18.37%) VoIP
5 7 (14.29%) VPN
6 6 (12.24%) DHCP
6 6 (12.24%) DNS
6 6 (12.24%) SAN
6 6 (12.24%) Wireless
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (10.20%) MPLS
7 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
8 4 (8.16%) Network Security
8 4 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (6.12%) Internet
10 2 (4.08%) BGP
10 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (16.33%) Banking
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) German Language
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Storage Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) IVR
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
4 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) BYOD
5 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.08%) IBM XIV
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Network Design
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Network Architecture
5 4 (8.16%) Service Management
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.08%) Coaching
7 2 (4.08%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.08%) Time Management
7 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 1 (2.04%) Change Control
8 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (2.04%) Demand Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Java
1 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.04%) PHP
1 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
1 1 (2.04%) VB
1 1 (2.04%) VB6
1 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (32.65%) CCNA
3 6 (12.24%) CCNP
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CCIE
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) EMCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.08%) XenApp
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) VMware GSX
5 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (4.08%) NetApp OnCommand
2 2 (4.08%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) MOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Avaya
4 6 (12.24%) Citrix
5 5 (10.20%) Juniper
6 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.16%) HP
6 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.08%) Aruba
8 2 (4.08%) Brocade
8 2 (4.08%) Dell
8 2 (4.08%) F5
8 2 (4.08%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.08%) IBM
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle
8 2 (4.08%) Veritas
9 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
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