The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 28 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 88 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.31% 4.07% 3.01%
As % of the Vendors category 12.45% 9.17% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £413 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -8.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £18.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.60 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Cisco
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
707 611 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.67% 44.40% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 285 163
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Cisco
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 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £243 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cisco 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.

1 66 (47.14%) Firewall
2 52 (37.14%) WAN
3 51 (36.43%) CheckPoint
4 49 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (30.00%) Citrix
7 40 (28.57%) MPLS
8 39 (27.86%) VMware
9 38 (27.14%) BGP
10 37 (26.43%) CCNA
11 36 (25.71%) VPN
12 35 (25.00%) OSPF
12 35 (25.00%) SSL
12 35 (25.00%) Windows
13 33 (23.57%) Clearswift
14 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
15 31 (22.14%) CCNP
16 30 (21.43%) Juniper
16 30 (21.43%) LAN
16 30 (21.43%) Migration
17 29 (20.71%) ITIL
17 29 (20.71%) Network Security
18 28 (20.00%) UNIX
19 27 (19.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 27 (19.29%) Kalman Filter
20 26 (18.57%) PKI
20 26 (18.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 26 (18.57%) CISSP
20 26 (18.57%) CCIE
21 25 (17.86%) CISMP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Cisco 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.00%) IIS
2 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.00%) IBM Notes
3 7 (5.00%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.43%) Lync
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Office
2 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (47.14%) Firewall
2 52 (37.14%) WAN
3 49 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (28.57%) MPLS
5 38 (27.14%) BGP
6 36 (25.71%) VPN
7 35 (25.00%) OSPF
7 35 (25.00%) SSL
8 30 (21.43%) LAN
9 29 (20.71%) Network Security
10 24 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
11 21 (15.00%) Wireless
12 19 (13.57%) L2TP
12 19 (13.57%) RSVP
12 19 (13.57%) VRRP
12 19 (13.57%) Broadband
12 19 (13.57%) IPv4
12 19 (13.57%) IPv6
12 19 (13.57%) Ethernet
12 19 (13.57%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.71%) Finance
3 7 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.86%) Law
5 3 (2.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.71%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Analyst
2 28 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 24 (17.14%) IP Engineer
4 22 (15.71%) Implementation Engineer
5 21 (15.00%) Security Analyst
6 20 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
7 18 (12.86%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (9.29%) Security Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
10 9 (6.43%) Architect
10 9 (6.43%) Network Analyst
11 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.00%) Administrator
12 7 (5.00%) Technical Architect
13 6 (4.29%) Technical Security Analyst
14 5 (3.57%) Network Support
15 4 (2.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 3 (2.14%) Project Engineer
16 3 (2.14%) Senior Network Analyst
16 3 (2.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) XMPP
2 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.57%) PKI
2 9 (6.43%) Clustering
3 7 (5.00%) Replication
3 7 (5.00%) Life Science
3 7 (5.00%) Celerra
4 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.71%) Open Source
4 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 28 (20.00%) UNIX
3 23 (16.43%) Linux
4 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.00%) Solaris
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) VMS
7 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.43%) CentOS
8 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.43%) Migration
2 29 (20.71%) ITIL
3 27 (19.29%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (18.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (12.86%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (12.86%) SIEM
6 15 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 11 (7.86%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.71%) Project Management
9 8 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.71%) Information Security
10 7 (5.00%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.29%) Network Design
11 6 (4.29%) Change Control
12 5 (3.57%) Network Management
12 5 (3.57%) Service Management
13 4 (2.86%) Load Balancing
14 3 (2.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.00%) SQL
2 3 (2.14%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (33.57%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (26.43%) CCNA
3 31 (22.14%) CCNP
4 26 (18.57%) CCIE
4 26 (18.57%) CISSP
5 25 (17.86%) CISMP
6 24 (17.14%) JNCIA
7 22 (15.71%) CISM
7 22 (15.71%) JNCIP
8 19 (13.57%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (13.57%) CCIP
9 14 (10.00%) CCENT
10 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.14%) ISACA
11 3 (2.14%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.14%) Degree
11 3 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.14%) MCSE
11 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.71%) QA
3 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.71%) XenApp
4 8 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 7 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.43%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.43%) vSphere
8 1 (0.71%) UAG
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.14%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (36.43%) CheckPoint
2 42 (30.00%) Citrix
3 39 (27.86%) VMware
4 33 (23.57%) Clearswift
5 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 30 (21.43%) Juniper
7 25 (17.86%) Kaspersky
8 22 (15.71%) BT
9 14 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 14 (10.00%) Nortel
10 10 (7.14%) Avaya
11 9 (6.43%) EMC
12 8 (5.71%) Oracle
12 8 (5.71%) NetApp
13 7 (5.00%) Lotus
14 6 (4.29%) HP
15 3 (2.14%) Symantec
15 3 (2.14%) 3PAR
16 2 (1.43%) Polycom
16 2 (1.43%) Tandberg
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Rate: £30,178-£33,998
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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Rate: £325 - £425.00 per day
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