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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 53 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 28 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.05% 2.50% 2.46%
As % of the Vendors category 6.39% 6.01% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 11
Median daily rate £325 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £21.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%
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
438 416 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.66% 41.52% 45.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 216 168
Median daily rate £425 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 28
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% +26.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -9 5 £373 -25.50%
Macclesfield +1 4 £375 -21.05%
Knutsford - 3 £325 -
Chester -12 1 £400 +6.66% 1
Sandbach - 1 £300 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (47.37%) WAN
2 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (38.60%) Firewall
4 21 (36.84%) LAN
5 19 (33.33%) Juniper
6 18 (31.58%) CCNA
7 17 (29.82%) VMware
8 16 (28.07%) CCNP
8 16 (28.07%) DNS
9 14 (24.56%) VoIP
10 12 (21.05%) VPN
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
11 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
11 11 (19.30%) DHCP
12 10 (17.54%) Windows
12 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
12 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
13 9 (15.79%) ITIL
13 9 (15.79%) Migration
14 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
14 8 (14.04%) Citrix
14 8 (14.04%) OSPF
14 8 (14.04%) BGP
14 8 (14.04%) Skype for Business
14 8 (14.04%) Skype
15 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
15 7 (12.28%) Network Security
15 7 (12.28%) Avaya

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 (14.04%) Skype for Business
2 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.75%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (47.37%) WAN
2 22 (38.60%) Firewall
3 21 (36.84%) LAN
4 16 (28.07%) DNS
5 14 (24.56%) VoIP
6 12 (21.05%) VPN
7 11 (19.30%) DHCP
8 8 (14.04%) BGP
8 8 (14.04%) OSPF
8 8 (14.04%) Skype
8 8 (14.04%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.28%) Network Security
9 7 (12.28%) SSL
10 6 (10.53%) IPsec
10 6 (10.53%) MPLS
11 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (8.77%) EIGRP
11 5 (8.77%) VLAN
12 4 (7.02%) SAN
12 4 (7.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
2 8 (14.04%) Network Architect
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Data Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Migration Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) SOAP
1 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) IVR
3 3 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.26%) iSeries
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Health Informatics
4 2 (3.51%) Informatics
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.54%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Unix
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) ITIL
1 9 (15.79%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Change Control
4 5 (8.77%) Network Design
5 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Service Management
7 2 (3.51%) Change Management
7 2 (3.51%) ITSM
7 2 (3.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) Lisp
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (31.58%) CCNA
3 16 (28.07%) CCNP
4 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) CCIE
6 5 (8.77%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
7 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.51%) PMP
8 1 (1.75%) CCSP
8 1 (1.75%) HND
8 1 (1.75%) ISEB
8 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
2 2 (3.51%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Juniper
2 17 (29.82%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.04%) Citrix
5 7 (12.28%) Avaya
6 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.77%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) F5
8 4 (7.02%) Polycom
9 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.26%) Genesys
9 3 (5.26%) IBM
9 3 (5.26%) Nortel
10 2 (3.51%) Nokia
10 2 (3.51%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.75%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.75%) Meraki
11 1 (1.75%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.75%) ZyXEL