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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
North West / Manchester
Rank 51 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 39 59 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.90% 3.08% 3.59%
As % of the Vendors category 6.77% 7.77% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 18
Median daily rate £300 £384 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.82% +19.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £233 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £538 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.38 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-12.77% +40.12%

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
576 759 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.83% 39.61% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 387 346
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton +2 2 £339 -15.37% 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 58 (56.86%) Firewall
2 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (30.39%) WAN
3 31 (30.39%) VMware
4 29 (28.43%) Windows
4 29 (28.43%) LAN
5 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.55%) CCNP
7 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
7 22 (21.57%) Network Security
7 22 (21.57%) F5
7 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
8 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
8 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
9 19 (18.63%) Citrix
9 19 (18.63%) ITIL
10 18 (17.65%) DNS
11 17 (16.67%) Web Services
12 16 (15.69%) Juniper
12 16 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
14 14 (13.73%) CCNA
14 14 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
15 13 (12.75%) VoIP
16 12 (11.76%) NetApp
16 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (5.88%) CMS
2 4 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (18.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (56.86%) Firewall
2 31 (30.39%) WAN
3 29 (28.43%) LAN
4 22 (21.57%) Network Security
5 18 (17.65%) DNS
6 16 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (12.75%) TCP/IP
7 13 (12.75%) VoIP
8 11 (10.78%) DHCP
9 10 (9.80%) VLAN
9 10 (9.80%) WebEx
9 10 (9.80%) Wireless
10 9 (8.82%) BGP
10 9 (8.82%) OSPF
11 8 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (7.84%) SAN
12 7 (6.86%) SSL
12 7 (6.86%) Unified Communications
13 6 (5.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 2 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.98%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (13.73%) Analyst
4 13 (12.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (11.76%) Consultant
6 11 (10.78%) Architect
6 11 (10.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Security Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) IT Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) IT Security Consultant
7 9 (8.82%) Network Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Network Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Network Specialist
10 5 (4.90%) Designer
10 5 (4.90%) Network Security Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) IT Technician
11 4 (3.92%) Security Designer
12 3 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) COM
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
2 1 (0.98%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.90%) PKI
4 3 (2.94%) IVR
5 2 (1.96%) EFT
5 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.96%) Handset
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.98%) BBC
6 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.98%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.98%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.43%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.84%) Linux
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.90%) Unix
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.96%) Android
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.98%) CentOS
9 1 (0.98%) Debian
9 1 (0.98%) Solaris
9 1 (0.98%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) ITIL
2 11 (10.78%) Migration
3 10 (9.80%) Network Design
3 10 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (8.82%) Information Security
4 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 8 (7.84%) Change Control
5 8 (7.84%) Load Balancing
6 6 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.90%) Project Management
8 4 (3.92%) Application Rationalisation
8 4 (3.92%) Email Filtering
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.92%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.92%) SIEM
8 4 (3.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.86%) SQL
2 2 (1.96%) PHP
2 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.98%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.98%) C
3 1 (0.98%) C++
3 1 (0.98%) Java
3 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.98%) Korn
3 1 (0.98%) Perl
3 1 (0.98%) Python
3 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.55%) CCNP
3 14 (13.73%) CCNA
4 10 (9.80%) CISMP
4 10 (9.80%) CISSP
5 9 (8.82%) CCDP
5 9 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.88%) CCDA
6 6 (5.88%) CCIE
7 4 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.98%) APMP
9 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.98%) CCENT
9 1 (0.98%) CISM
9 1 (0.98%) MCDST
9 1 (0.98%) MCITP
9 1 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.98%) MCTS
9 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.82%) COBIT
2 9 (8.82%) ISO27002
3 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.78%) XenApp
4 8 (7.84%) ProxySG
5 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.90%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.92%) vSphere
7 3 (2.94%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.96%) Postfix
8 2 (1.96%) Samba
8 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.98%) Ceph
9 1 (0.98%) KVM
9 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.98%) Squid
9 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) SCCM
1 4 (3.92%) SmoothWall
2 3 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.98%) Cacti
4 1 (0.98%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.98%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.98%) Puppet
4 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.98%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (30.39%) VMware
2 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.57%) CheckPoint
3 22 (21.57%) F5
4 19 (18.63%) Citrix
5 16 (15.69%) Juniper
6 12 (11.76%) NetApp
7 10 (9.80%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.84%) Clearswift
9 7 (6.86%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.88%) EMC
11 4 (3.92%) Avaya
11 4 (3.92%) IBM
11 4 (3.92%) Intel Security
11 4 (3.92%) Splunk
12 3 (2.94%) Dell
12 3 (2.94%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.94%) ION Trading
12 3 (2.94%) Remedy
13 2 (1.96%) IronPort
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