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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 34 39 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 79 67 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.27% 4.14% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.74% 9.33% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 19
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £218 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £445 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.73 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -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
811 718 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.81% 44.32% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 389 295
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 33
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £35.50 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -12 3 £450 - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 63 (38.41%) Firewall
2 54 (32.93%) Windows
3 44 (26.83%) Active Directory
3 44 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (26.22%) CheckPoint
5 39 (23.78%) VMware
6 33 (20.12%) ITIL
7 32 (19.51%) Microsoft
7 32 (19.51%) WAN
8 30 (18.29%) Data Centre
9 29 (17.68%) Windows Server
9 29 (17.68%) CCNP
10 26 (15.85%) VoIP
10 26 (15.85%) Network Security
10 26 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (15.24%) LAN
11 25 (15.24%) Citrix
11 25 (15.24%) Migration
12 24 (14.63%) CCNA
12 24 (14.63%) DNS
13 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
14 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
15 20 (12.20%) Clearswift
16 19 (11.59%) SSL
17 18 (10.98%) MPLS
18 15 (9.15%) SAN
18 15 (9.15%) EMC
18 15 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 14 (8.54%) Finance
19 14 (8.54%) F5

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 23 (14.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.49%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 63 (38.41%) Firewall
2 32 (19.51%) WAN
3 26 (15.85%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (15.85%) Network Security
3 26 (15.85%) VoIP
4 25 (15.24%) LAN
5 24 (14.63%) DNS
6 21 (12.80%) TCP/IP
7 19 (11.59%) SSL
8 18 (10.98%) MPLS
9 15 (9.15%) SAN
10 13 (7.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (6.10%) DHCP
11 10 (6.10%) Wireless
12 9 (5.49%) IP Telephony
13 8 (4.88%) BGP
13 8 (4.88%) VLAN
14 7 (4.27%) BIG-IP
14 7 (4.27%) OSPF
14 7 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (8.54%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) Banking
2 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.05%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (1.83%) Marketing
5 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Electronics
6 2 (1.22%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
7 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (18.90%) Analyst
2 26 (15.85%) Network Engineer
3 22 (13.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (7.93%) Network Security Manager
5 13 (7.93%) Security Manager
6 12 (7.32%) Network Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Architect
7 11 (6.71%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.88%) Consultant
8 8 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (4.88%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.88%) Field Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (4.27%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) WAP
2 2 (1.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.22%) Middleware
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.71%) PKI
3 5 (3.05%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.44%) Life Science
5 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.22%) EFT
5 2 (1.22%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.22%) NHS
5 2 (1.22%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.93%) Windows
2 29 (17.68%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.71%) Windows 7
3 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.66%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.05%) Linux
6 5 (3.05%) Unix
7 4 (2.44%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.22%) AIX
8 2 (1.22%) Solaris
8 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.12%) ITIL
2 25 (15.24%) Migration
3 13 (7.93%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (6.10%) Network Management
4 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
5 9 (5.49%) SIEM
5 9 (5.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (4.88%) ITIL V3
7 7 (4.27%) Application Rationalisation
7 7 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (3.66%) ERP
8 6 (3.66%) Threat Management
9 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.44%) Email Filtering
10 4 (2.44%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 4 (2.44%) ITSM
10 4 (2.44%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.93%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.10%) SQL
3 2 (1.22%) C
4 1 (0.61%) Java
4 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (17.68%) CCNP
3 24 (14.63%) CCNA
4 11 (6.71%) CISSP
5 10 (6.10%) CCENT
5 10 (6.10%) CISM
6 8 (4.88%) CISMP
6 8 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.66%) DBS Check
8 5 (3.05%) CCIE
8 5 (3.05%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.05%) CLAS
8 5 (3.05%) Degree
8 5 (3.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.83%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.22%) CCDP
10 2 (1.22%) MCSE
10 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.05%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.05%) QA
System Software
1 44 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.27%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.66%) XenApp
5 3 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) Snort
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) SmoothWall
2 9 (5.49%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.88%) SCCM
4 7 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.22%) Cacti
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.22%) SCOM
6 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.61%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.61%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (26.22%) CheckPoint
2 39 (23.78%) VMware
3 32 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 25 (15.24%) Citrix
5 20 (12.20%) Clearswift
6 15 (9.15%) EMC
7 14 (8.54%) F5
8 11 (6.71%) Dell
8 11 (6.71%) Remedy
9 10 (6.10%) Kaspersky
10 9 (5.49%) Juniper
11 8 (4.88%) HP
11 8 (4.88%) IronPort
12 7 (4.27%) Intel Security
12 7 (4.27%) ServiceNow
12 7 (4.27%) Symantec
13 6 (3.66%) Avaya
13 6 (3.66%) NetApp
13 6 (3.66%) Veeam
14 5 (3.05%) SolarWinds
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