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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 35 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 71 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.32% 2.90% 3.37%
As % of the Vendors category 10.35% 6.29% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 16
Average daily rate
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£295 £248 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.19% -16.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £162 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
686 588 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.70% 46.08% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 268 164
Average daily rate £350 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Bolton - 2 £243 - 2
Oldham - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 58 (43.28%) WAN
1 58 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (40.30%) Firewall
3 50 (37.31%) MPLS
4 45 (33.58%) OSPF
5 44 (32.84%) BGP
6 42 (31.34%) CheckPoint
7 40 (29.85%) CCNA
8 39 (29.10%) CCNP
8 39 (29.10%) LAN
9 38 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (27.61%) Windows
11 36 (26.87%) VPN
12 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
13 34 (25.37%) Citrix
14 32 (23.88%) Migration
15 31 (23.13%) UNIX
16 30 (22.39%) Wireless
16 30 (22.39%) Juniper
17 28 (20.90%) Nortel
18 27 (20.15%) CCIE
18 27 (20.15%) BT
18 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
18 27 (20.15%) VMware
19 26 (19.40%) EIGRP
19 26 (19.40%) Linux
20 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
20 24 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
21 21 (15.67%) SolarWinds
22 20 (14.93%) JNCIA

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (10.45%) IIS
2 11 (8.21%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.97%) Apache
4 7 (5.22%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.49%) Lync
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Office
2 4 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.24%) MS Project
4 2 (1.49%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Office 365
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (43.28%) WAN
2 54 (40.30%) Firewall
3 50 (37.31%) MPLS
4 45 (33.58%) OSPF
5 44 (32.84%) BGP
6 39 (29.10%) LAN
7 38 (28.36%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (26.87%) VPN
9 30 (22.39%) Wireless
10 26 (19.40%) EIGRP
11 24 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (14.93%) SAN
12 20 (14.93%) IPv6
13 19 (14.18%) IPv4
13 19 (14.18%) Ethernet
13 19 (14.18%) Broadband
13 19 (14.18%) L2TP
13 19 (14.18%) RSVP
13 19 (14.18%) VRRP
13 19 (14.18%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.49%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.75%) DB2
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
General
1 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.21%) Finance
3 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.99%) Law
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (19.40%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.91%) Analyst
3 21 (15.67%) IP Engineer
4 20 (14.93%) Operations Engineer
5 19 (14.18%) Implementation Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) Architect
6 10 (7.46%) Network Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Technical Project Leader
7 9 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Project Leader
8 8 (5.97%) Administrator
9 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Technical Architect
9 7 (5.22%) Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Telephony Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) XMPP
2 2 (1.49%) .NET
2 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) Clustering
1 8 (5.97%) PKI
1 8 (5.97%) Life Science
2 7 (5.22%) Celerra
2 7 (5.22%) Replication
3 5 (3.73%) Streaming Media
4 3 (2.24%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) IVR
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.61%) Windows
2 31 (23.13%) UNIX
3 26 (19.40%) Linux
4 13 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.97%) Solaris
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) VMS
7 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.88%) Migration
2 15 (11.19%) ITIL
3 11 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (8.21%) Change Control
4 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (5.97%) SIEM
6 7 (5.22%) Network Design
6 7 (5.22%) Business Continuity
6 7 (5.22%) Information Security
6 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.22%) Project Management
7 6 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.73%) WFM
8 5 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.24%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.24%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.24%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.97%) SQL
2 3 (2.24%) C
3 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (43.28%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (29.85%) CCNA
3 39 (29.10%) CCNP
4 27 (20.15%) CCIE
5 20 (14.93%) JNCIA
6 19 (14.18%) CCIP
6 19 (14.18%) JNCIP
7 11 (8.21%) CISSP
8 10 (7.46%) CISMP
9 8 (5.97%) CCENT
10 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.22%) Security Cleared
10 7 (5.22%) CISM
11 6 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (3.73%) MCSE
12 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (2.24%) Degree
13 3 (2.24%) CCSE
13 3 (2.24%) ISACA
14 2 (1.49%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.22%) QA
3 4 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.97%) XenApp
5 7 (5.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 7 (5.22%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.49%) vSphere
7 2 (1.49%) UAG
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.99%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 42 (31.34%) CheckPoint
2 35 (26.12%) Microsoft
3 34 (25.37%) Citrix
4 30 (22.39%) Juniper
5 28 (20.90%) Nortel
6 27 (20.15%) BT
6 27 (20.15%) VMware
7 21 (15.67%) SolarWinds
8 16 (11.94%) Avaya
9 15 (11.19%) Clearswift
10 11 (8.21%) Oracle
11 10 (7.46%) HP
12 8 (5.97%) EMC
12 8 (5.97%) Kaspersky
13 7 (5.22%) Lotus
14 6 (4.48%) Symantec
15 5 (3.73%) NetApp
16 4 (2.99%) 3PAR
16 4 (2.99%) WatchGuard
17 3 (2.24%) IronPort
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