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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 40 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.99% 0.47% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 1.68% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £300 £235 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%
Cisco Certification
North West

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
124 119 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.85% 27.67% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 25
Average daily rate £410 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £510 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.54 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.92% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £25.10 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £43.60 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Preston +1 1 - -
Nelson - 1 £315 -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 9 (81.82%) CCNA
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) MCSA
5 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Wireless
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Broadband
7 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
7 2 (18.18%) DNS

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Broadband
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) DSL
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SMTP
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) MCSA
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (27.27%) MCP
4 3 (27.27%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) CCDA
6 1 (9.09%) CCDP
6 1 (9.09%) CISSP
6 1 (9.09%) MCITP
6 1 (9.09%) VCP4
6 1 (9.09%) VCP5
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 1 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (9.09%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec