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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 37 26 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 82 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.88% 5.49% 3.24%
As % of the Vendors category 9.27% 12.04% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 19
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +51.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +8.33%
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
744 681 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.84% 45.61% 40.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 364 269
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 32
Median hourly rate £12.79 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 June 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 June 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 -13 1 £450 - 2
Wigan - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 58 (36.71%) Firewall
2 45 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (27.85%) Windows
4 41 (25.95%) CheckPoint
5 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
6 30 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
7 29 (18.35%) Network Security
7 29 (18.35%) CCNP
7 29 (18.35%) ITIL
8 28 (17.72%) VMware
9 26 (16.46%) VoIP
9 26 (16.46%) WAN
10 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
10 22 (13.92%) CCNA
10 22 (13.92%) Data Centre
11 21 (13.29%) Migration
11 21 (13.29%) DNS
11 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
11 21 (13.29%) LAN
12 20 (12.66%) MS Exchange
13 19 (12.03%) SSL
14 18 (11.39%) Citrix
14 18 (11.39%) MPLS
14 18 (11.39%) Windows Server
15 17 (10.76%) Finance
16 16 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (10.13%) Clearswift
16 16 (10.13%) F5
17 14 (8.86%) Network Management
17 14 (8.86%) Kalman Filter

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 20 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.16%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.71%) Firewall
2 30 (18.99%) Cisco ASA
3 29 (18.35%) Network Security
4 26 (16.46%) VoIP
4 26 (16.46%) WAN
5 21 (13.29%) DNS
5 21 (13.29%) LAN
5 21 (13.29%) TCP/IP
6 19 (12.03%) SSL
7 18 (11.39%) MPLS
8 11 (6.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (6.96%) Wireless
9 9 (5.70%) BGP
9 9 (5.70%) BIG-IP
9 9 (5.70%) OSPF
9 9 (5.70%) SAN
10 8 (5.06%) DHCP
11 6 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (3.80%) IP Telephony
12 5 (3.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (10.76%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
3 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.53%) Back Office
5 4 (2.53%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Law
6 3 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Local Government
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (19.62%) Analyst
2 28 (17.72%) Network Engineer
3 22 (13.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (8.23%) Security Analyst
5 12 (7.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (7.59%) Consultant
5 12 (7.59%) Network Security Manager
5 12 (7.59%) Security Manager
5 12 (7.59%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.96%) Architect
6 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (6.96%) Network Analyst
7 10 (6.33%) Field Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Field Support Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (4.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) WAP
2 2 (1.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.59%) PKI
3 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.53%) Life Science
3 4 (2.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.27%) EFT
4 2 (1.27%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.27%) NHS
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.85%) Windows
2 18 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.80%) Unix
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.53%) Linux
7 4 (2.53%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.53%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.90%) AIX
9 2 (1.27%) Solaris
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.35%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Migration
3 14 (8.86%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (8.86%) Network Management
4 12 (7.59%) SIEM
5 11 (6.96%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.33%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (5.06%) ITIL V3
9 7 (4.43%) Application Rationalisation
9 7 (4.43%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.80%) Threat Management
11 5 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
12 4 (2.53%) Email Filtering
12 4 (2.53%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 4 (2.53%) ITSM
12 4 (2.53%) Security Operations
12 4 (2.53%) Web Filtering
13 3 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.70%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.06%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) Perl
3 1 (0.63%) PHP
3 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (28.48%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (18.35%) CCNP
3 22 (13.92%) CCNA
4 11 (6.96%) CISSP
5 10 (6.33%) CCENT
5 10 (6.33%) CISM
6 8 (5.06%) CISMP
6 8 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (4.43%) CCIE
7 7 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.16%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (3.16%) CLAS
8 5 (3.16%) DBS Check
8 5 (3.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.53%) Degree
10 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.27%) CCSA
11 2 (1.27%) MCSA
11 2 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.16%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (21.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) Snort
4 3 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.90%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) SmoothWall
2 9 (5.70%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.53%) SCCM
4 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.27%) SCOM
6 1 (0.63%) Cacti
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 41 (25.95%) CheckPoint
2 28 (17.72%) VMware
3 22 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 18 (11.39%) Citrix
5 16 (10.13%) Clearswift
5 16 (10.13%) F5
6 13 (8.23%) Juniper
7 11 (6.96%) Dell
7 11 (6.96%) HP
7 11 (6.96%) Remedy
8 9 (5.70%) EMC
8 9 (5.70%) IronPort
8 9 (5.70%) Symantec
9 8 (5.06%) Kaspersky
10 7 (4.43%) NetApp
10 7 (4.43%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.80%) Avaya
11 6 (3.80%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.80%) Veeam
12 5 (3.16%) SolarWinds
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