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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 61 32
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Contract jobs citing Cisco 52 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.72% 1.99% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 8.61% 4.29% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 24
Average daily rate
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£298 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £525 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.75 £30.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.83% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £22.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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
604 513 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.17% 46.47% 48.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 260 233
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £135 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.58 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.90% -28.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.59 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.10 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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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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
Oldham -5 1 £288 -
Stockport - 1 - -
Wigan - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Bolton - - - - 1
Bury - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 61 (50.41%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (38.84%) CCNA
3 44 (36.36%) WAN
4 42 (34.71%) CCNP
5 38 (31.40%) Firewall
6 37 (30.58%) Windows
7 34 (28.10%) MPLS
8 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 32 (26.45%) LAN
9 32 (26.45%) OSPF
10 31 (25.62%) Nortel
11 30 (24.79%) VPN
11 30 (24.79%) Linux
12 27 (22.31%) CheckPoint
12 27 (22.31%) BGP
13 26 (21.49%) Juniper
13 26 (21.49%) ITIL
14 25 (20.66%) Citrix
14 25 (20.66%) Avaya
15 24 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (18.18%) BT
16 22 (18.18%) VMware
17 21 (17.36%) Wireless
17 21 (17.36%) Migration
18 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
18 20 (16.53%) SAN
19 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (14.05%) UNIX
20 16 (13.22%) MCSE
20 16 (13.22%) CCIP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (6.61%) Apache
1 8 (6.61%) IIS
2 7 (5.79%) IBM Notes
2 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.13%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.65%) Lync
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.96%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Project
4 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.65%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.36%) WAN
2 38 (31.40%) Firewall
3 34 (28.10%) MPLS
4 32 (26.45%) LAN
4 32 (26.45%) OSPF
5 30 (24.79%) VPN
6 27 (22.31%) BGP
7 24 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (17.36%) Wireless
9 20 (16.53%) SAN
10 16 (13.22%) EIGRP
10 16 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (10.74%) HSRP
11 13 (10.74%) IPv6
12 12 (9.92%) BT 21CN
12 12 (9.92%) IPv4
12 12 (9.92%) Ethernet
12 12 (9.92%) Broadband
12 12 (9.92%) L2TP
12 12 (9.92%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) RDBMS
1 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.13%) DB2
1 5 (4.13%) SAP BW
1 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (16.53%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.88%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) IP Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Implementation Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Operations Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
5 9 (7.44%) Technical Project Leader
5 9 (7.44%) Network Analyst
5 9 (7.44%) Consultant
5 9 (7.44%) Administrator
5 9 (7.44%) Project Leader
6 7 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.13%) Telephony Engineer
8 5 (4.13%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Network Manager
8 5 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) SAP Basis
1 3 (2.48%) XMPP
2 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Life Science
2 6 (4.96%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.13%) Streaming Media
4 3 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) IVR
6 1 (0.83%) CCTV
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.58%) Windows
2 30 (24.79%) Linux
3 17 (14.05%) UNIX
4 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.48%) Solaris
6 3 (2.48%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.48%) Android
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.65%) AIX
7 2 (1.65%) VMS
8 1 (0.83%) HPUX
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.83%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) ITIL
2 21 (17.36%) Migration
3 8 (6.61%) Project Management
3 8 (6.61%) Information Security
4 6 (4.96%) ERP
5 5 (4.13%) CRM
5 5 (4.13%) WFM
5 5 (4.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.13%) Change Control
6 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.48%) E-Commerce
7 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.48%) Network Management
7 3 (2.48%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.48%) People Management
8 2 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.65%) SIEM
8 2 (1.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.65%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.26%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (50.41%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (38.84%) CCNA
3 42 (34.71%) CCNP
4 17 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (13.22%) MCSE
5 16 (13.22%) CCIP
6 15 (12.40%) CCIE
7 12 (9.92%) JNCIA
7 12 (9.92%) JNCIP
8 7 (5.79%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (4.96%) CCDP
10 5 (4.13%) MCSA
10 5 (4.13%) MCTS
11 4 (3.31%) RHCSA
11 4 (3.31%) MCDST
11 4 (3.31%) Degree
11 4 (3.31%) MCITP
11 4 (3.31%) ACSP
11 4 (3.31%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) SLA
2 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (13.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.65%) UAG
5 2 (1.65%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.65%) SAP Afaria
4 2 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.65%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.83%) SCOM
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Nortel
3 27 (22.31%) CheckPoint
4 26 (21.49%) Juniper
5 25 (20.66%) Citrix
5 25 (20.66%) Avaya
6 22 (18.18%) BT
6 22 (18.18%) VMware
7 14 (11.57%) HP
8 12 (9.92%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.44%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.61%) EMC
11 7 (5.79%) Oracle
11 7 (5.79%) Lotus
11 7 (5.79%) Clearswift
12 6 (4.96%) Symantec
12 6 (4.96%) Apple
13 5 (4.13%) SAP
14 4 (3.31%) F5
14 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
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