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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 79 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.27% 3.67% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 9.59% 8.56% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 21
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +35.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +2.32%
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
824 561 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.52% 42.86% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 330 249
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham +4 3 £350 +27.27%
Rochdale -1 2 £300 +31.86% 1
Bolton +2 1 £300 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 93 (54.71%) Firewall
2 59 (34.71%) CheckPoint
2 59 (34.71%) VMware
3 52 (30.59%) ITIL
4 48 (28.24%) WAN
4 48 (28.24%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
6 43 (25.29%) SSL
7 42 (24.71%) Clearswift
8 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
9 40 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 39 (22.94%) PKI
10 39 (22.94%) Citrix
11 38 (22.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 34 (20.00%) Kaspersky
12 34 (20.00%) Network Security
12 34 (20.00%) Windows
13 33 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (19.41%) Migration
14 29 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (17.06%) CISMP
15 28 (16.47%) Juniper
16 27 (15.88%) CISM
16 27 (15.88%) CISSP
16 27 (15.88%) Penetration Testing
17 26 (15.29%) ITIL Certification
17 26 (15.29%) LAN
17 26 (15.29%) SIEM
18 25 (14.71%) Service Delivery
19 22 (12.94%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.76%) Lync
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.59%) TPMS
5 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Office
1 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (54.71%) Firewall
2 48 (28.24%) Cisco ASA
2 48 (28.24%) WAN
3 43 (25.29%) SSL
4 34 (20.00%) Network Security
5 26 (15.29%) LAN
6 19 (11.18%) VPN
7 18 (10.59%) DNS
8 17 (10.00%) VoIP
9 14 (8.24%) MPLS
9 14 (8.24%) Wireless
10 13 (7.65%) BGP
10 13 (7.65%) TCP/IP
11 12 (7.06%) SAN
12 11 (6.47%) DHCP
13 10 (5.88%) OSPF
14 9 (5.29%) SNMP
14 9 (5.29%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (4.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (4.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (4.71%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.12%) Finance
3 5 (2.94%) Law
3 5 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.35%) Legal
5 3 (1.76%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (35.29%) Analyst
2 34 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 30 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 25 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
5 13 (7.65%) Network Analyst
5 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) Network Support
7 9 (5.29%) Security Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) Project Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) IP Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Technical Security Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Implementation Engineer
9 7 (4.12%) Architect
9 7 (4.12%) Administrator
10 6 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (3.53%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.59%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.12%) Data Centre
2 39 (22.94%) PKI
3 5 (2.94%) IVR
3 5 (2.94%) Life Science
4 4 (2.35%) Clustering
5 3 (1.76%) Statistics
5 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.18%) EFT
6 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.18%) CESG
6 2 (1.18%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.59%) Handset
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (8.24%) Linux
3 13 (7.65%) UNIX
4 10 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.76%) CentOS
8 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.59%) ITIL
2 45 (26.47%) Kalman Filter
3 38 (22.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 33 (19.41%) Migration
5 27 (15.88%) Penetration Testing
6 26 (15.29%) SIEM
7 25 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 20 (11.76%) Security Patching
9 13 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (7.06%) Project Management
10 12 (7.06%) PRINCE2
11 10 (5.88%) Service Management
11 10 (5.88%) Network Design
12 7 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (3.53%) Load Balancing
14 5 (2.94%) Project Planning
14 5 (2.94%) Network Management
14 5 (2.94%) TOGAF
15 4 (2.35%) Risk Management
16 3 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.65%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.76%) Perl
3 3 (1.76%) Python
3 3 (1.76%) C
4 2 (1.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 33 (19.41%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.06%) CISMP
3 27 (15.88%) CISSP
3 27 (15.88%) CISM
4 26 (15.29%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (11.76%) CCNA
6 19 (11.18%) CCNP
7 15 (8.82%) CCENT
8 9 (5.29%) Degree
8 9 (5.29%) JNCIA
8 9 (5.29%) JNCIP
9 7 (4.12%) CCIE
10 5 (2.94%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.35%) MCSE
11 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.76%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.76%) VCDX
13 2 (1.18%) MCITP
13 2 (1.18%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (12.35%) QA
3 9 (5.29%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (17.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.18%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.53%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.18%) XenApp
6 1 (0.59%) XenServer
6 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.59%) NFS
6 1 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (1.76%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.76%) Nagios
3 3 (1.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.18%) Puppet
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.18%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
5 1 (0.59%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 59 (34.71%) CheckPoint
1 59 (34.71%) VMware
2 42 (24.71%) Clearswift
3 39 (22.94%) Citrix
4 34 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 28 (16.47%) Juniper
6 22 (12.94%) Microsoft
7 10 (5.88%) EMC
8 9 (5.29%) NetApp
9 7 (4.12%) HP
9 7 (4.12%) McAfee
9 7 (4.12%) F5
10 5 (2.94%) Blue Coat
10 5 (2.94%) Symantec
11 4 (2.35%) Brocade
12 3 (1.76%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.76%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.76%) Infoblox
12 3 (1.76%) Aruba
12 3 (1.76%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hudson IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago