The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
North West / Lancashire
Rank 39 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.77% 1.30% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 4.76% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £263 £300 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +27.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +82.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 105 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.40% 27.20% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 69 67
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £900 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £36.40 £25.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.60 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +100.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Lancashire region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Lancashire region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) ITIL
3 18 (78.26%) Cisco
4 17 (73.91%) WAN
5 16 (69.57%) CCNA
6 15 (65.22%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (60.87%) CCIE
8 12 (52.17%) VoIP
9 11 (47.83%) CCNP
9 11 (47.83%) TOGAF
9 11 (47.83%) ITIL V3
10 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
11 9 (39.13%) Network Architecture
11 9 (39.13%) Internet
12 7 (30.43%) Network Security
13 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
13 6 (26.09%) Service Management
13 6 (26.09%) Degree
13 6 (26.09%) SCCM
13 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 6 (26.09%) Windows
14 4 (17.39%) MCSE
14 4 (17.39%) SQL
14 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
14 4 (17.39%) Broadband
14 4 (17.39%) Symantec
14 4 (17.39%) Intel Security
14 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
14 4 (17.39%) Dell

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 17 (73.91%) WAN
3 15 (65.22%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (52.17%) VoIP
5 9 (39.13%) Internet
6 7 (30.43%) Network Security
7 4 (17.39%) Broadband
7 4 (17.39%) SAN
7 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 3 (13.04%) Firewall
8 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.70%) Softphone
9 2 (8.70%) Symposium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (34.78%) Network Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Manager
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL V3
2 11 (47.83%) TOGAF
3 9 (39.13%) Network Architecture
4 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (13.04%) Time Management
6 3 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Network Design
7 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (8.70%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) CCNA
2 14 (60.87%) CCIE
3 11 (47.83%) CCNP
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 4 (17.39%) MCSE
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) Backup Exec
2 4 (17.39%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Cisco
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Canon
3 4 (17.39%) Dell
3 4 (17.39%) Intel Security
3 4 (17.39%) Symantec
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) EqualLogic
4 3 (13.04%) Veeam
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper