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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
North West / Manchester
Rank 56 81 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 36 20 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.72% 1.10% 1.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.51% 8.44% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £315 £260 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £226 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £408 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+9.76% +26.58%

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
218 237 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.48% 13.09% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 123 109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.58% +269.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 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 41 (65.08%) Firewall
2 40 (63.49%) Cisco
3 29 (46.03%) CCNP
4 28 (44.44%) WAN
5 26 (41.27%) LAN
6 25 (39.68%) CCNA
7 23 (36.51%) Juniper
7 23 (36.51%) Network Security
8 21 (33.33%) MPLS
9 18 (28.57%) F5
10 15 (23.81%) FortiGate
10 15 (23.81%) OSPF
10 15 (23.81%) DNS
10 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
11 14 (22.22%) Fortinet
11 14 (22.22%) CCSP
12 13 (20.63%) CCIE
12 13 (20.63%) CCDP
12 13 (20.63%) VMware
13 12 (19.05%) BGP
14 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
15 10 (15.87%) Wireless
15 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
15 10 (15.87%) Linux
15 10 (15.87%) Windows
16 9 (14.29%) VPN
16 9 (14.29%) Network Design
17 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
17 8 (12.70%) DHCP

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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) Firewall
2 28 (44.44%) WAN
3 26 (41.27%) LAN
4 23 (36.51%) Network Security
5 21 (33.33%) MPLS
6 15 (23.81%) DNS
6 15 (23.81%) OSPF
7 12 (19.05%) BGP
8 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.87%) Wireless
9 9 (14.29%) VPN
10 8 (12.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (12.70%) DHCP
10 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
10 8 (12.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (12.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (12.70%) IGRP
10 8 (12.70%) NetScreen
11 7 (11.11%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (68.25%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Implementation Engineer
4 13 (20.63%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 12 (19.05%) Analyst
6 11 (17.46%) Network Specialist
7 10 (15.87%) Network Analyst
8 8 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Architect
10 4 (6.35%) Network Architect
11 3 (4.76%) Consultant
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
12 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (3.17%) Senior Network Specialist
12 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.29%) Network Design
3 7 (11.11%) ITIL
4 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
4 6 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) High Availability
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Patch Management
8 1 (1.59%) Change Management
8 1 (1.59%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.59%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.59%) Project Management
8 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.59%) Security Auditing
8 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.59%) Time Management
8 1 (1.59%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) CCNP
2 25 (39.68%) CCNA
3 14 (22.22%) CCSP
4 13 (20.63%) CCDP
4 13 (20.63%) CCIE
5 6 (9.52%) CCDA
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.35%) MCSE
6 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.59%) Degree
7 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.59%) MCP
7 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 5 (7.94%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) Juniper
3 18 (28.57%) F5
4 14 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 13 (20.63%) VMware
6 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
7 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.52%) Citrix
9 5 (7.94%) Aruba
10 4 (6.35%) Forcepoint
11 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.17%) Intel Security
12 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
12 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
13 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.59%) Brocade
13 1 (1.59%) Foundry
13 1 (1.59%) Huawei
13 1 (1.59%) Lancope
13 1 (1.59%) ZyXEL