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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 49 46 42
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 61 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.10% 3.11% 4.32%
As % of the Vendors category 6.67% 8.18% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 28
Median daily rate £320 £361 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.41% +8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £228 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
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
765 746 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 46.50% 38.00% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 368 376
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 45
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.85 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 - 5 £500 - 1
Bolton -3 1 £230 -31.85% 2
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 70 (53.85%) Firewall
2 42 (32.31%) Windows
3 39 (30.00%) WAN
4 38 (29.23%) VMware
5 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
5 36 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
6 35 (26.92%) LAN
7 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
8 31 (23.85%) CCNP
9 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
11 27 (20.77%) Network Security
12 24 (18.46%) DNS
12 24 (18.46%) Citrix
12 24 (18.46%) ITIL
12 24 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (18.46%) F5
13 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (16.15%) VoIP
14 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (13.08%) SAN
16 16 (12.31%) Clearswift
16 16 (12.31%) Migration
16 16 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (11.54%) VLAN
17 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
17 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
18 14 (10.77%) DHCP

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 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
3 6 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.77%) Apache
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.08%) Office 365
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 70 (53.85%) Firewall
2 39 (30.00%) WAN
3 35 (26.92%) LAN
4 27 (20.77%) Network Security
5 24 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (18.46%) DNS
6 21 (16.15%) VoIP
7 17 (13.08%) SAN
8 15 (11.54%) TCP/IP
8 15 (11.54%) VLAN
9 14 (10.77%) DHCP
10 13 (10.00%) Wireless
11 12 (9.23%) SSL
12 10 (7.69%) BGP
12 10 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (6.92%) OSPF
14 8 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (6.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (6.15%) Unified Communications
14 8 (6.15%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Network Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (14.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (11.54%) Architect
6 13 (10.00%) Analyst
7 12 (9.23%) Consultant
8 11 (8.46%) Network Architect
9 10 (7.69%) Security Consultant
10 9 (6.92%) Network Security Manager
10 9 (6.92%) Security Manager
11 7 (5.38%) IT Consultant
11 7 (5.38%) IT Security Consultant
12 6 (4.62%) Network Analyst
13 5 (3.85%) Cisco Architect
13 5 (3.85%) Network Consultant
13 5 (3.85%) Network Manager
13 5 (3.85%) Network Specialist
13 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
13 5 (3.85%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.23%) Web Services
2 2 (1.54%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.92%) PKI
3 3 (2.31%) EFT
3 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
4 2 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.77%) BBC
5 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.77%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.77%) IVR
5 1 (0.77%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (32.31%) Windows
2 30 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.15%) Linux
7 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.31%) Unix
8 3 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.54%) Android
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) CentOS
10 1 (0.77%) Debian
10 1 (0.77%) Solaris
10 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.46%) ITIL
2 16 (12.31%) Migration
3 14 (10.77%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.69%) Change Control
4 10 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (6.92%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.92%) Network Design
6 8 (6.15%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (5.38%) Email Filtering
7 7 (5.38%) Information Security
7 7 (5.38%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (5.38%) Web Filtering
8 6 (4.62%) Application Rationalisation
8 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.62%) Project Management
9 5 (3.85%) ERP
10 4 (3.08%) Change Management
10 4 (3.08%) SIEM
10 4 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.92%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.31%) C
4 2 (1.54%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.77%) C++
5 1 (0.77%) Java
5 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.77%) Korn
5 1 (0.77%) Perl
5 1 (0.77%) Python
5 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.85%) CCNP
3 11 (8.46%) CCNA
4 10 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.92%) CISSP
6 8 (6.15%) CISMP
7 6 (4.62%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.85%) CCDP
8 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.08%) CCDA
9 4 (3.08%) CCIE
10 3 (2.31%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.54%) CISM
11 2 (1.54%) MCSE
11 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.77%) MCDST
12 1 (0.77%) MCITP
12 1 (0.77%) MCTS
12 1 (0.77%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.38%) COBIT
2 7 (5.38%) ISO27002
2 7 (5.38%) QA
3 4 (3.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (24.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.46%) XenApp
4 9 (6.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.85%) ProxySG
7 4 (3.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.31%) Dovecot
8 3 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.54%) Postfix
9 2 (1.54%) Samba
9 2 (1.54%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.77%) Ceph
10 1 (0.77%) KVM
10 1 (0.77%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.77%) Squid
10 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) SCCM
1 8 (6.15%) SmoothWall
2 7 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.31%) Cacti
4 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.54%) EMC VPLEX
4 2 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.77%) Nagios
5 1 (0.77%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.77%) Puppet
5 1 (0.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.77%) vMotion
5 1 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (29.23%) VMware
2 36 (27.69%) Microsoft
3 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
4 24 (18.46%) Citrix
4 24 (18.46%) F5
5 16 (12.31%) Clearswift
6 12 (9.23%) Juniper
6 12 (9.23%) NetApp
7 11 (8.46%) EMC
8 9 (6.92%) Avaya
9 7 (5.38%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.38%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.85%) Splunk
11 4 (3.08%) IBM
12 3 (2.31%) Dell
12 3 (2.31%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.31%) IronPort
12 3 (2.31%) Kaspersky
12 3 (2.31%) Remedy
12 3 (2.31%) Siemens
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