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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 42 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.71% 3.13% 3.64%
As % of the Vendors category 8.20% 7.10% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 14
Average daily rate
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£358 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +28.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.21% +1.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.10% -22.00%
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
622 535 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.27% 44.00% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 238 274
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 67
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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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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
Rochdale - 2 £228 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £275 - 1
Oldham - 1 £365 -
Bolton - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 40 (43.01%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.56%) SAN
3 33 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (33.33%) Firewall
5 30 (32.26%) VMware
6 28 (30.11%) CCNA
7 27 (29.03%) ITIL
8 26 (27.96%) Juniper
9 24 (25.81%) WAN
9 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (23.66%) Avaya
11 22 (23.66%) CCNP
12 21 (22.58%) HP
13 20 (21.51%) LAN
13 20 (21.51%) MCSE
14 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
15 18 (19.35%) Wireless
16 17 (18.28%) Symantec
16 17 (18.28%) Backup Exec
17 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (15.05%) Nortel
18 14 (15.05%) Citrix
18 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
19 13 (13.98%) Degree
20 12 (12.90%) VMware ESX
20 12 (12.90%) Linux
20 12 (12.90%) SQL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 8 (8.60%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) IIS
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.30%) NetWeaver
4 4 (4.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) Lync
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.30%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 34 (36.56%) SAN
2 31 (33.33%) Firewall
3 24 (25.81%) WAN
4 20 (21.51%) LAN
5 18 (19.35%) Wireless
6 14 (15.05%) TCP/IP
7 10 (10.75%) Network Security
8 8 (8.60%) VPN
8 8 (8.60%) MPLS
8 8 (8.60%) BGP
9 7 (7.53%) EIGRP
9 7 (7.53%) OSPF
9 7 (7.53%) IPsec
9 7 (7.53%) DNS
10 6 (6.45%) DHCP
10 6 (6.45%) VoIP
11 5 (5.38%) HSRP
11 5 (5.38%) Multicast
11 5 (5.38%) Ethernet
12 4 (4.30%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) DB2
1 4 (4.30%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.30%) SAP BW
1 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (8.60%) Telecoms
1 8 (8.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.08%) Law
3 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (16.13%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Support Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Administrator
6 6 (6.45%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Wintel Support
7 5 (5.38%) Network Manager
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.30%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Network Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.38%) Clustering
2 3 (3.23%) Life Science
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.08%) Handset
4 1 (1.08%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.08%) PKI
4 1 (1.08%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 40 (43.01%) Windows
2 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (12.90%) Linux
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Android
7 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.15%) AIX
7 2 (2.15%) Solaris
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (8.60%) CRM
3 7 (7.53%) Network Management
4 5 (5.38%) ERP
4 5 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.30%) Project Management
5 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.23%) Network Design
6 3 (3.23%) Migration
6 3 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.23%) People Management
7 2 (2.15%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.15%) Change Management
7 2 (2.15%) SIEM
7 2 (2.15%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.11%) CCNA
3 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (23.66%) CCNP
5 20 (21.51%) MCSE
6 13 (13.98%) Degree
7 11 (11.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (9.68%) VCP5
9 7 (7.53%) MCITP
10 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.45%) MCSA
10 6 (6.45%) CCDP
11 5 (5.38%) MCTS
12 4 (4.30%) MCDST
12 4 (4.30%) ACSA
12 4 (4.30%) ACSP
12 4 (4.30%) CCIP
12 4 (4.30%) RHCE
12 4 (4.30%) IBM Certification
13 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Hyper-V
2 16 (17.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.90%) VMware ESX
4 11 (11.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.38%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (3.23%) XenApp
7 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.08%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) Backup Exec
2 6 (6.45%) SCCM
3 5 (5.38%) SCOM
3 5 (5.38%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.30%) SCSM
5 3 (3.23%) OpenView
5 3 (3.23%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (2.15%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.15%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.15%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.08%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.26%) VMware
3 26 (27.96%) Juniper
4 22 (23.66%) Avaya
5 21 (22.58%) HP
6 17 (18.28%) Symantec
7 14 (15.05%) Nortel
7 14 (15.05%) Citrix
8 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
9 9 (9.68%) 3PAR
10 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.60%) EMC
11 6 (6.45%) IBM
11 6 (6.45%) Apple
11 6 (6.45%) F5
12 5 (5.38%) Blue Coat
12 5 (5.38%) Fortinet
12 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle
13 4 (4.30%) SAP
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