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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 49 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 42 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.00% 1.47% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.65% 9.88% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 7
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £19.45 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+7.96% -30.53%
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
194 172 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.85% 14.89% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 87 75
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 22 December 2014.

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
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 22 December 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
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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
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 60 (84.51%) Cisco
2 55 (77.46%) CCNA
3 41 (57.75%) CCNP
4 26 (36.62%) WAN
5 21 (29.58%) ITIL
6 20 (28.17%) VPN
7 19 (26.76%) LAN
7 19 (26.76%) Juniper
7 19 (26.76%) OSPF
8 18 (25.35%) Avaya
9 17 (23.94%) Firewall
10 16 (22.54%) Linux
10 16 (22.54%) Nortel
10 16 (22.54%) MPLS
10 16 (22.54%) BGP
10 16 (22.54%) Wireless
11 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (19.72%) Windows
13 13 (18.31%) MCSE
13 13 (18.31%) VMware
14 12 (16.90%) CCIE
14 12 (16.90%) CCIP
14 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
14 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (15.49%) DNS
15 11 (15.49%) BT
16 10 (14.08%) UNIX
16 10 (14.08%) HP
17 9 (12.68%) Ethernet

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (7.04%) NetWeaver
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) WAN
2 20 (28.17%) VPN
3 19 (26.76%) LAN
3 19 (26.76%) OSPF
4 17 (23.94%) Firewall
5 16 (22.54%) BGP
5 16 (22.54%) Wireless
5 16 (22.54%) MPLS
6 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (15.49%) DNS
8 9 (12.68%) IPv6
8 9 (12.68%) Ethernet
8 9 (12.68%) EIGRP
8 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (12.68%) HSRP
9 8 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (11.27%) BT 21CN
9 8 (11.27%) Junos
9 8 (11.27%) L2TP
9 8 (11.27%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) DB2
1 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.04%) SAP BW
1 5 (7.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.82%) PerformancePoint
General
1 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Network Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) IP Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Network Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Consultant
5 8 (11.27%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) IT Support
9 3 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) SAP Basis
2 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.63%) Life Science
3 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 10 (14.08%) UNIX
4 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.23%) Android
6 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.82%) HPUX
7 2 (2.82%) Solaris
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Migration
2 5 (7.04%) CRM
2 5 (7.04%) ERP
2 5 (7.04%) Load Balancing
3 4 (5.63%) Network Design
3 4 (5.63%) Project Management
4 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
4 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.23%) Network Management
4 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.23%) Coaching
4 3 (4.23%) People Management
5 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.82%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.82%) Workflow
5 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (77.46%) CCNA
2 41 (57.75%) CCNP
3 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (18.31%) MCSE
5 12 (16.90%) CCIE
5 12 (16.90%) CCIP
6 9 (12.68%) JNCIA
6 9 (12.68%) JNCIP
7 8 (11.27%) MCSA
8 7 (9.86%) CCDP
9 6 (8.45%) MCTS
10 5 (7.04%) MCITP
10 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
10 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
10 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (5.63%) ACSA
11 4 (5.63%) IBM Certification
11 4 (5.63%) RHCE
11 4 (5.63%) MCP
11 4 (5.63%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) UAG
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) NFS
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) Xen
4 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.82%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (84.51%) Cisco
2 19 (26.76%) Juniper
3 18 (25.35%) Avaya
4 16 (22.54%) Nortel
5 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
6 13 (18.31%) VMware
7 11 (15.49%) BT
8 10 (14.08%) HP
9 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
9 8 (11.27%) Citrix
10 6 (8.45%) EMC
11 5 (7.04%) SAP
11 5 (7.04%) IBM
12 4 (5.63%) Apple
12 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
12 4 (5.63%) WatchGuard
12 4 (5.63%) F5
12 4 (5.63%) SolarWinds
13 3 (4.23%) Meraki
13 3 (4.23%) Blue Coat