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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 47 43 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 61 48 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.37% 3.36% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 8.63% 8.18% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £170 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -40.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £400 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 52 (41.60%) Firewall
2 33 (26.40%) WAN
3 32 (25.60%) Windows
4 31 (24.80%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (20.80%) ITIL
6 26 (20.80%) LAN
7 24 (19.20%) Wireless
8 23 (18.40%) HP
8 23 (18.40%) Network Security
9 22 (17.60%) VoIP
9 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
9 22 (17.60%) CheckPoint
10 21 (16.80%) CCNP
10 21 (16.80%) VMware
11 20 (16.00%) Citrix
12 18 (14.40%) DNS
12 18 (14.40%) Load Balancing
13 17 (13.60%) VPN
13 17 (13.60%) CCNA
13 17 (13.60%) SAN
14 16 (12.80%) Juniper
14 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
14 16 (12.80%) DHCP
15 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
15 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (12.00%) F5
16 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
17 13 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
18 12 (9.60%) Windows Server

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.80%) Apache
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.20%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 1 (0.80%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (41.60%) Firewall
2 33 (26.40%) WAN
3 31 (24.80%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (20.80%) LAN
5 24 (19.20%) Wireless
6 23 (18.40%) Network Security
7 22 (17.60%) VoIP
8 18 (14.40%) DNS
9 17 (13.60%) SAN
9 17 (13.60%) VPN
10 16 (12.80%) DHCP
10 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
11 12 (9.60%) SSL
12 11 (8.80%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (8.00%) BGP
13 10 (8.00%) OSPF
14 8 (6.40%) Cisco Wireless
14 8 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (6.40%) MPLS
15 7 (5.60%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.80%) MySQL
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Law
5 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (30.40%) Network Engineer
2 21 (16.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (13.60%) Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Consultant
7 8 (6.40%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.60%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (4.80%) Designer
9 6 (4.80%) Infrastructure Designer
10 5 (4.00%) Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Switch Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Designer
11 4 (3.20%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.60%) WAP
3 1 (0.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) PKI
4 4 (3.20%) Statistics
5 3 (2.40%) IVR
5 3 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.60%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.80%) Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) EFT
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) EPoS
7 1 (0.80%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.80%) Life Science
7 1 (0.80%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.60%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.20%) Unix
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (7.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.80%) Linux
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.20%) AIX
6 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.40%) Android
7 3 (2.40%) HPUX
7 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.60%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.80%) ITIL
2 18 (14.40%) Load Balancing
3 13 (10.40%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (9.60%) Migration
4 12 (9.60%) Service Delivery
5 11 (8.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 10 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (6.40%) Network Design
7 8 (6.40%) SIEM
8 7 (5.60%) Network Management
8 7 (5.60%) Service Management
9 6 (4.80%) Threat Management
10 5 (4.00%) Application Rationalisation
11 4 (3.20%) Network Architecture
11 4 (3.20%) Patch Management
11 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2
11 4 (3.20%) Project Management
11 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.20%) Web Filtering
12 3 (2.40%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.80%) SQL
2 4 (3.20%) Perl
2 4 (3.20%) Python
3 2 (1.60%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (16.80%) CCNP
3 17 (13.60%) CCNA
4 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.00%) CCIE
6 5 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.20%) CCDP
7 4 (3.20%) CCSA
7 4 (3.20%) MCITP
7 4 (3.20%) MCSA
8 3 (2.40%) ACSA
8 3 (2.40%) ACSP
8 3 (2.40%) CCIP
8 3 (2.40%) IBM Certification
8 3 (2.40%) MCDST
8 3 (2.40%) MCSE
8 3 (2.40%) MCTS
8 3 (2.40%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.00%) SLA
3 3 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.60%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.80%) XenApp
4 4 (3.20%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.40%) Snort
6 2 (1.60%) vSphere
6 2 (1.60%) XenServer
7 1 (0.80%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.80%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) NetBackup
2 5 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.00%) SmoothWall
3 4 (3.20%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (3.20%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.60%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.60%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.60%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.80%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (0.80%) Proventia
5 1 (0.80%) QRadar
5 1 (0.80%) SCCM
5 1 (0.80%) SCOM
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (18.40%) HP
2 22 (17.60%) CheckPoint
2 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
3 21 (16.80%) VMware
4 20 (16.00%) Citrix
5 16 (12.80%) Juniper
6 15 (12.00%) F5
7 12 (9.60%) NetApp
8 11 (8.80%) Fortinet
9 10 (8.00%) IBM
10 9 (7.20%) 3PAR
11 8 (6.40%) Palo Alto
11 8 (6.40%) Red Hat
11 8 (6.40%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.60%) Aruba
13 5 (4.00%) EMC
13 5 (4.00%) Symantec
14 4 (3.20%) Avaya
14 4 (3.20%) Clearswift
14 4 (3.20%) Oracle
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