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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 91 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 15 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.82% 1.93% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 14.14% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate £350 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £18.82 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+103.29% -24.74%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 191 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.72% 13.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 104 89
Average daily rate £390 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £15.66 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016, 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 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) CCNP
3 21 (55.26%) CCNA
3 21 (55.26%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) WAN
5 13 (34.21%) ITIL
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (28.95%) LAN
7 10 (26.32%) CCIE
7 10 (26.32%) Network Security
8 9 (23.68%) Wireless
8 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
9 7 (18.42%) Service Management
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (18.42%) VoIP
10 6 (15.79%) WLAN
10 6 (15.79%) MCSA
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) Juniper
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
11 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
11 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.16%) F5
11 5 (13.16%) FWSM
11 5 (13.16%) VMware
11 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) Firewall
2 15 (39.47%) WAN
3 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (28.95%) LAN
5 10 (26.32%) Network Security
6 9 (23.68%) Wireless
7 7 (18.42%) VoIP
8 6 (15.79%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (15.79%) WLAN
9 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (13.16%) FWSM
9 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (13.16%) IPsec
9 5 (13.16%) SAN
9 5 (13.16%) SSL
9 5 (13.16%) VPN
10 4 (10.53%) DMZ
10 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
11 3 (7.89%) DHCP
11 3 (7.89%) DNS
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Network Architect
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) IVR
3 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Android
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Service Management
3 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Coaching
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) People Management
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (65.79%) CCNP
2 21 (55.26%) CCNA
3 10 (26.32%) CCIE
4 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (15.79%) MCSA
6 5 (13.16%) MCSE
7 4 (10.53%) CCDP
7 4 (10.53%) CCSA
7 4 (10.53%) MCITP
8 3 (7.89%) ACSA
8 3 (7.89%) ACSP
8 3 (7.89%) CCIP
8 3 (7.89%) IBM Certification
8 3 (7.89%) MCDST
8 3 (7.89%) MCTS
8 3 (7.89%) RHCE
8 3 (7.89%) RHCSA
9 2 (5.26%) CCVP
9 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.26%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) CheckPoint
3 6 (15.79%) Juniper
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) SolarWinds
4 5 (13.16%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) VMware
5 4 (10.53%) Avaya
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (7.89%) IBM
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (5.26%) Polycom
7 2 (5.26%) Siemens
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace