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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 45 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 67 84 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.70% 4.48% 3.63%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 10.89% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 28
Median daily rate £356 £344 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.73 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.01 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.82% -2.30%
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
776 771 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.83% 41.14% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 404 367
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.43 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.71 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 6 £507 - 3
Bolton -2 1 £230 -16.36% 2
Oldham - 1 £300 - 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 69 (50.36%) Firewall
2 49 (35.77%) Windows
3 46 (33.58%) CheckPoint
4 42 (30.66%) WAN
4 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
5 40 (29.20%) VMware
6 38 (27.74%) Data Centre
7 36 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (25.55%) Network Security
9 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (23.36%) Windows Server
10 32 (23.36%) ITIL
10 32 (23.36%) LAN
11 31 (22.63%) CCNP
12 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
13 28 (20.44%) Clearswift
14 26 (18.98%) VoIP
15 25 (18.25%) DNS
15 25 (18.25%) Citrix
16 24 (17.52%) Migration
16 24 (17.52%) F5
17 19 (13.87%) Kalman Filter
17 19 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
18 18 (13.14%) SSL
19 16 (11.68%) SAN
19 16 (11.68%) MPLS
19 16 (11.68%) EMC
19 16 (11.68%) MS Exchange
19 16 (11.68%) PKI

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.68%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.65%) CMS
4 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.19%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.73%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 69 (50.36%) Firewall
2 42 (30.66%) WAN
3 35 (25.55%) Network Security
4 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
5 32 (23.36%) LAN
6 26 (18.98%) VoIP
7 25 (18.25%) DNS
8 19 (13.87%) TCP/IP
9 18 (13.14%) SSL
10 16 (11.68%) MPLS
10 16 (11.68%) SAN
11 12 (8.76%) DHCP
12 11 (8.03%) BGP
12 11 (8.03%) Wireless
13 10 (7.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (7.30%) OSPF
14 8 (5.84%) EIGRP
14 8 (5.84%) VLAN
15 7 (5.11%) BIG-IP
16 6 (4.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (8.03%) Finance
2 3 (2.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.19%) Retail
3 2 (1.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Electronics
4 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (18.25%) Network Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (13.14%) Network Security Manager
2 18 (13.14%) Security Manager
3 17 (12.41%) Architect
4 12 (8.76%) Analyst
4 12 (8.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (5.84%) Network Architect
5 8 (5.84%) Network Manager
5 8 (5.84%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (4.38%) ICT Assistant
6 6 (4.38%) ICT Manager
6 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) Consultant
7 5 (3.65%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.65%) IT Manager
7 5 (3.65%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.46%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) CSS
2 1 (0.73%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.74%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.68%) PKI
3 4 (2.92%) EFT
4 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.46%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.46%) Life Science
6 1 (0.73%) BBC
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.73%) IVR
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (35.77%) Windows
2 32 (23.36%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.84%) Linux
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.65%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.92%) Unix
8 3 (2.19%) Solaris
9 2 (1.46%) AIX
9 2 (1.46%) Android
9 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.73%) CentOS
10 1 (0.73%) Debian
10 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.36%) ITIL
2 24 (17.52%) Migration
3 19 (13.87%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.03%) Application Rationalisation
5 11 (8.03%) ITIL V3
6 10 (7.30%) Change Control
6 10 (7.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (6.57%) SIEM
8 8 (5.84%) Email Filtering
8 8 (5.84%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.11%) Threat Management
9 7 (5.11%) Web Filtering
10 6 (4.38%) ERP
10 6 (4.38%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.38%) Network Design
10 6 (4.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.65%) Change Management
12 4 (2.92%) Risk Management
12 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.19%) C
3 3 (2.19%) PHP
4 2 (1.46%) Java
4 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.73%) C++
5 1 (0.73%) Korn
5 1 (0.73%) Perl
5 1 (0.73%) Python
5 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (26.28%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (22.63%) CCNP
3 13 (9.49%) CCNA
3 13 (9.49%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (8.03%) CISSP
5 10 (7.30%) CISM
6 9 (6.57%) CISMP
7 8 (5.84%) CCENT
8 7 (5.11%) CCIE
9 6 (4.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (4.38%) CLAS
9 6 (4.38%) DBS Check
10 5 (3.65%) SC Cleared
10 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (2.19%) Degree
12 2 (1.46%) CCDP
12 2 (1.46%) MCSE
12 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.84%) QA
3 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (30.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.03%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.38%) XenApp
5 3 (2.19%) Dovecot
5 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.46%) Postfix
6 2 (1.46%) Samba
7 1 (0.73%) Ceph
7 1 (0.73%) iptables
7 1 (0.73%) KVM
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.73%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.73%) Squid
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (11.68%) SmoothWall
2 10 (7.30%) McAfee ePO
2 10 (7.30%) SCCM
3 5 (3.65%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.19%) Cacti
5 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.46%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.46%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.73%) Nagios
6 1 (0.73%) OpenNebula
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.73%) Puppet
6 1 (0.73%) SCOM
6 1 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.73%) vMotion
Vendors
1 46 (33.58%) CheckPoint
2 40 (29.20%) VMware
3 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
4 28 (20.44%) Clearswift
5 25 (18.25%) Citrix
6 24 (17.52%) F5
7 16 (11.68%) EMC
8 11 (8.03%) Juniper
8 11 (8.03%) Kaspersky
9 10 (7.30%) Avaya
9 10 (7.30%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.65%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.65%) HP
10 5 (3.65%) NetApp
10 5 (3.65%) Remedy
10 5 (3.65%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.92%) Dell
11 4 (2.92%) IBM
11 4 (2.92%) IronPort
11 4 (2.92%) Oracle