The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 63 88 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -34
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 29 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 0.97% 2.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.12% 7.17% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 14
Median daily rate £290 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £314 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.00
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
221 265 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.82% 13.52% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 148 102
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £514 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 39 (69.64%) Firewall
2 32 (57.14%) Cisco
3 27 (48.21%) CCNP
4 23 (41.07%) CCNA
5 22 (39.29%) WAN
6 21 (37.50%) LAN
6 21 (37.50%) Network Security
7 17 (30.36%) Juniper
8 15 (26.79%) MPLS
9 14 (25.00%) F5
10 13 (23.21%) CCIE
10 13 (23.21%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) Fortinet
11 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 12 (21.43%) OSPF
11 12 (21.43%) CCDP
11 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
12 11 (19.64%) FortiGate
13 10 (17.86%) Network Design
14 9 (16.07%) VMware
14 9 (16.07%) Citrix
14 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
14 9 (16.07%) BGP
14 9 (16.07%) VPN
14 9 (16.07%) CCSP
14 9 (16.07%) DHCP
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (14.29%) VoIP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 39 (69.64%) Firewall
2 22 (39.29%) WAN
3 21 (37.50%) LAN
3 21 (37.50%) Network Security
4 15 (26.79%) MPLS
5 13 (23.21%) DNS
6 12 (21.43%) OSPF
7 9 (16.07%) BGP
7 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (16.07%) DHCP
7 9 (16.07%) VPN
8 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (14.29%) VoIP
9 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
9 7 (12.50%) VLAN
10 6 (10.71%) EIGRP
11 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (8.93%) IPsec
11 5 (8.93%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Firewall Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Design Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Network Specialist
6 7 (12.50%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Architect
10 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
10 3 (5.36%) Network Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Network Security Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Security Manager
11 2 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) CSS
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
1 12 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 10 (17.86%) Network Design
3 8 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Network Architecture
5 4 (7.14%) Email Filtering
5 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.14%) Web Filtering
6 3 (5.36%) Change Control
6 3 (5.36%) High Availability
6 3 (5.36%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.79%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (1.79%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) SIEM
8 1 (1.79%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) CCNP
2 23 (41.07%) CCNA
3 13 (23.21%) CCIE
4 12 (21.43%) CCDP
5 9 (16.07%) CCSP
6 8 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (10.71%) CCDA
8 5 (8.93%) MCSE
8 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.57%) MCSA
10 1 (1.79%) CASP
10 1 (1.79%) CISSP
10 1 (1.79%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) NFS
4 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.36%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 32 (57.14%) Cisco
2 17 (30.36%) Juniper
3 14 (25.00%) F5
4 13 (23.21%) Fortinet
5 9 (16.07%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) VMware
6 7 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.14%) Clearswift
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.36%) Avaya
8 3 (5.36%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.36%) ION Trading
9 2 (3.57%) Aruba
9 2 (3.57%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.79%) Infor
10 1 (1.79%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.79%) Splunk
10 1 (1.79%) Veeam