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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 52 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 39 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 1.13% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.13% 8.81% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 7
Average daily rate
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£305 £275 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +95.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £40.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £21.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%
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
276 159 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.02% 12.88% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 71 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.99 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £53.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 45 (63.38%) CCNA
2 42 (59.15%) Cisco
3 38 (53.52%) CCNP
4 26 (36.62%) Firewall
5 25 (35.21%) VPN
5 25 (35.21%) LAN
6 22 (30.99%) CCIE
7 19 (26.76%) WAN
7 19 (26.76%) ITIL
8 18 (25.35%) Windows
8 18 (25.35%) Juniper
9 17 (23.94%) Wireless
9 17 (23.94%) VMware
10 15 (21.13%) BGP
10 15 (21.13%) Citrix
10 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
12 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
12 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 13 (18.31%) UNIX
12 13 (18.31%) MPLS
12 13 (18.31%) OSPF
13 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
13 12 (16.90%) SAN
13 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
13 12 (16.90%) JNCIA
13 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
14 11 (15.49%) Junos

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Lync
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.41%) TPMS
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Firewall
2 25 (35.21%) LAN
2 25 (35.21%) VPN
3 19 (26.76%) WAN
4 17 (23.94%) Wireless
5 15 (21.13%) BGP
6 13 (18.31%) MPLS
6 13 (18.31%) OSPF
7 12 (16.90%) SAN
7 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (15.49%) Network Security
8 11 (15.49%) Junos
8 11 (15.49%) HSRP
8 11 (15.49%) Ethernet
9 10 (14.08%) Broadband
9 10 (14.08%) IPv4
9 10 (14.08%) IPv6
9 10 (14.08%) L2TP
9 10 (14.08%) RSVP
9 10 (14.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
General
1 12 (16.90%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.76%) Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) IP Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Operations Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Implementation Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Network Support
7 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
8 7 (9.86%) Network Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Administrator
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Network Administrator
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (5.63%) Project Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Citrix Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Handset
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) UNIX
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) Migration
5 4 (5.63%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.63%) Change Control
6 3 (4.23%) Network Management
6 3 (4.23%) Network Design
6 3 (4.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Network Architecture
7 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.41%) Analytics
8 1 (1.41%) Service Management
8 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (63.38%) CCNA
2 38 (53.52%) CCNP
3 22 (30.99%) CCIE
4 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (16.90%) JNCIA
6 10 (14.08%) CCA
6 10 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (14.08%) CCIP
6 10 (14.08%) JNCIP
7 9 (12.68%) MCSE
8 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (7.04%) MCITP
9 5 (7.04%) MCSA
10 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (5.63%) CCEE
10 4 (5.63%) CCAA
11 3 (4.23%) MCTS
11 3 (4.23%) MCP
12 2 (2.82%) CCSP
12 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.04%) XenApp
4 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.63%) MetaFrame
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.41%) NFS
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Backup Exec
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
1 6 (8.45%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (59.15%) Cisco
2 18 (25.35%) Juniper
3 17 (23.94%) VMware
4 15 (21.13%) Citrix
5 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.08%) BT
7 8 (11.27%) Symantec
8 7 (9.86%) McAfee
9 6 (8.45%) Sophos
10 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds
10 5 (7.04%) NetApp
11 4 (5.63%) AppSense
11 4 (5.63%) F5
12 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
12 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.82%) IBM
13 2 (2.82%) EMC
14 1 (1.41%) SAP
14 1 (1.41%) Avaya
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