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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 72 71 71
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 10 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.79% 0.90% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 5.62% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £240 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.21% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -6.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +5.50%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 178 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 15.96% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 84 85
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £229 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.63% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £34.70 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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
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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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
Altrincham - 1 £275 -
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) CCNA
3 18 (60.00%) CCNP
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (33.33%) Juniper
5 10 (33.33%) CCDP
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
6 9 (30.00%) MCSE
6 9 (30.00%) LAN
6 9 (30.00%) WAN
6 9 (30.00%) MPLS
7 8 (26.67%) ITIL
7 8 (26.67%) Firewall
8 7 (23.33%) Wireless
8 7 (23.33%) Network Design
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.00%) CCIE
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) OSPF
9 6 (20.00%) BGP
9 6 (20.00%) JNCIP
9 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 5 (16.67%) RHCE
10 5 (16.67%) MCSA
10 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 5 (16.67%) Network Management

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Network Security
2 9 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 9 (30.00%) LAN
2 9 (30.00%) WAN
2 9 (30.00%) MPLS
3 8 (26.67%) Firewall
4 7 (23.33%) Wireless
4 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) OSPF
5 6 (20.00%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 5 (16.67%) Multicast
7 4 (13.33%) HSRP
7 4 (13.33%) SNMP
8 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
8 3 (10.00%) DNS
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) IP Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Handset
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Network Design
3 5 (16.67%) Network Management
4 4 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) ITSM
6 1 (3.33%) Data Security
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL V2
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) CCNA
2 18 (60.00%) CCNP
3 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (33.33%) CCDP
4 9 (30.00%) MCSE
5 6 (20.00%) CCIE
5 6 (20.00%) JNCIP
5 6 (20.00%) JNCIE
6 5 (16.67%) RHCE
6 5 (16.67%) MCSA
7 4 (13.33%) ACSP
7 4 (13.33%) CCIP
7 4 (13.33%) MCTS
7 4 (13.33%) MCITP
8 3 (10.00%) ACSA
8 3 (10.00%) MCDST
8 3 (10.00%) CISSP
8 3 (10.00%) IBM Certification
8 3 (10.00%) MCP
9 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (3.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 10 (33.33%) Juniper
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Avaya
3 4 (13.33%) Nortel
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Redback
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.00%) Apple
4 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 2 (6.67%) Kaspersky
5 2 (6.67%) F5
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) Sophos
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