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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.11% 3.31% 3.19%
As % of the Vendors category 8.68% 7.81% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 4
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£400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.57 £25.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.74% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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
403 333 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.36% 42.42% 51.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 143 154
Average daily rate £439 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £164 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £33.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +66.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +12 12 £400 +20.30% 3
Warrington -1 9 £500 +17.64% 2
Macclesfield - 6 £291 - 1
Nantwich - - - - 2
Northwich - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 32 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (32.10%) LAN
3 23 (28.40%) CCNP
4 21 (25.93%) WAN
5 20 (24.69%) HP
6 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
6 19 (23.46%) Windows
7 18 (22.22%) Firewall
8 17 (20.99%) Juniper
8 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
9 16 (19.75%) CCNA
9 16 (19.75%) F5
10 14 (17.28%) Wireless
10 14 (17.28%) Finance
11 13 (16.05%) VMware
11 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
11 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (13.58%) Project Management
13 10 (12.35%) Solaris
13 10 (12.35%) DHCP
13 10 (12.35%) Opsware
13 10 (12.35%) CMDB
13 10 (12.35%) VLAN
13 10 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (11.11%) Network Management
14 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (11.11%) Information Security
15 8 (9.88%) Migration
15 8 (9.88%) Change Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 4 (4.94%) Documentum
2 4 (4.94%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.47%) MS Project
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.10%) LAN
2 21 (25.93%) WAN
3 18 (22.22%) Firewall
4 14 (17.28%) Wireless
5 10 (12.35%) DHCP
5 10 (12.35%) VLAN
5 10 (12.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (8.64%) SAN
7 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.94%) VPN
8 4 (4.94%) WLAN
8 4 (4.94%) MPLS
8 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.94%) NAS
9 3 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 3 (3.70%) TACACS
9 3 (3.70%) DNS
10 2 (2.47%) Intranet
10 2 (2.47%) IP Telephony
10 2 (2.47%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) BODI
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (17.28%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Local Government
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.88%) Network Specialist
4 7 (8.64%) Architect
5 6 (7.41%) Project Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Network Technician
8 3 (3.70%) Information Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Security Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Project Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (2.47%) FlexPod Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) IT Architect
9 2 (2.47%) Service Manager
9 2 (2.47%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) CMDB
2 6 (7.41%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (2.47%) iPhone
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
6 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.23%) IVR
6 1 (1.23%) Handset
6 1 (1.23%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Solaris
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.64%) UNIX
6 6 (7.41%) HPUX
6 6 (7.41%) Linux
7 3 (3.70%) AIX
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.05%) PRINCE2
1 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 11 (13.58%) Project Management
3 9 (11.11%) Information Security
3 9 (11.11%) Network Management
4 8 (9.88%) Business Development
4 8 (9.88%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (9.88%) Change Management
4 8 (9.88%) Migration
5 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) Service Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.94%) Change Control
6 4 (4.94%) Time Management
7 3 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) ITIL
7 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (39.51%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (28.40%) CCNP
3 16 (19.75%) CCNA
4 8 (9.88%) CCIE
4 8 (9.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (9.88%) PMP
4 8 (9.88%) PMI Certification
4 8 (9.88%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.94%) CISSP
7 2 (2.47%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) GCIA
7 2 (2.47%) GCIH
7 2 (2.47%) CEH
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) NCIE
8 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.23%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) HP NNM
2 3 (3.70%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) HP
2 19 (23.46%) CheckPoint
3 17 (20.99%) Juniper
3 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
4 16 (19.75%) F5
5 13 (16.05%) VMware
6 10 (12.35%) Opsware
7 8 (9.88%) Blue Coat
7 8 (9.88%) NetScout
7 8 (9.88%) ArcSight
7 8 (9.88%) Cyber-Ark
7 8 (9.88%) TippingPoint
7 8 (9.88%) McAfee
7 8 (9.88%) Nokia
8 7 (8.64%) Citrix
9 6 (7.41%) Oracle
9 6 (7.41%) Aruba
10 4 (4.94%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.94%) Business Objects
10 4 (4.94%) IBM
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