The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 64 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 22 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 1.45% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.15% 11.20% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate £248 £278 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £202 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £302 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 125 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.79% 12.95% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 55 75
Average daily rate £365 £292 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £126 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - -
Altrincham -10 1 - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (60.98%) CCNA
2 23 (56.10%) Cisco
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
4 17 (41.46%) CCNP
5 16 (39.02%) MPLS
6 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (34.15%) MCSE
7 13 (31.71%) CCIE
7 13 (31.71%) Juniper
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
8 12 (29.27%) JNCIE
8 12 (29.27%) Network Security
9 11 (26.83%) Network Architecture
10 10 (24.39%) ITIL
11 9 (21.95%) Windows
11 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
11 9 (21.95%) CCDP
12 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
12 8 (19.51%) LAN
12 8 (19.51%) WAN
12 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (17.07%) MCTS
13 7 (17.07%) MCITP
13 7 (17.07%) Finance
13 7 (17.07%) NetScreen
13 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
13 7 (17.07%) Nortel
14 6 (14.63%) Avaya
14 6 (14.63%) Wireless

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (48.78%) Firewall
2 16 (39.02%) MPLS
3 12 (29.27%) Network Security
4 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
4 8 (19.51%) LAN
4 8 (19.51%) WAN
5 7 (17.07%) NetScreen
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) OSPF
7 5 (12.20%) BGP
7 5 (12.20%) DHCP
7 5 (12.20%) DNS
8 4 (9.76%) HSRP
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (9.76%) Multicast
8 4 (9.76%) SSL
8 4 (9.76%) SNMP
8 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
8 4 (9.76%) VPN
9 3 (7.32%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Network Architect
1 11 (26.83%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Network Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Network Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Network Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support
8 1 (2.44%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Handset
1 1 (2.44%) e-Health
1 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.32%) Android
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX
6 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Network Architecture
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Network Design
4 5 (12.20%) Network Management
5 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.32%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.44%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL V2
8 1 (2.44%) High Availability
8 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.44%) Data Security
8 1 (2.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) CCNA
2 17 (41.46%) CCNP
3 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (34.15%) MCSE
4 13 (31.71%) CCIE
5 12 (29.27%) JNCIE
6 9 (21.95%) CCDP
7 7 (17.07%) MCTS
7 7 (17.07%) MCITP
8 5 (12.20%) JNCIP
8 5 (12.20%) RHCE
8 5 (12.20%) MCP
9 4 (9.76%) CCIP
9 4 (9.76%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (9.76%) ACSP
10 3 (7.32%) ACSA
10 3 (7.32%) MCDST
10 3 (7.32%) IBM Certification
10 3 (7.32%) MCSA
11 2 (4.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (2.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Juniper
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) Nortel
5 6 (14.63%) Avaya
6 5 (12.20%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.20%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) HP
7 4 (9.76%) Kaspersky
7 4 (9.76%) Redback
8 3 (7.32%) EMC
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.32%) Apple
8 3 (7.32%) IBM
9 1 (2.44%) F5
9 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.44%) Mitel
9 1 (2.44%) NetScout
9 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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