The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 48 57 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 34 25 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.71% 2.24% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.59% 4.73% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 23
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£300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £185 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £400 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £11.95 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.55 £23.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 528 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.15% 47.35% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 252 259
Average daily rate £325 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
North West

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 23 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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 - 3
Salford 0 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £275 -
Bolton - 1 - - 2
Stockport - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Juniper
2 31 (34.44%) Firewall
3 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.78%) VMware
4 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (26.67%) SAN
6 22 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (23.33%) WAN
7 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 19 (21.11%) Symantec
10 17 (18.89%) Backup Exec
10 17 (18.89%) Wireless
10 17 (18.89%) LAN
10 17 (18.89%) HP
11 16 (17.78%) CCNP
12 15 (16.67%) Avaya
12 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 15 (16.67%) Network Security
13 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (14.44%) CCNA
14 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
14 13 (14.44%) ITIL
14 13 (14.44%) MPLS
15 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
15 12 (13.33%) SQL
15 12 (13.33%) MCSE
15 12 (13.33%) Degree

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.56%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.44%) IIS
4 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.22%) Lync
6 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Firewall
2 24 (26.67%) SAN
3 21 (23.33%) WAN
4 17 (18.89%) LAN
4 17 (18.89%) Wireless
5 15 (16.67%) Network Security
6 13 (14.44%) MPLS
6 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 8 (8.89%) BGP
9 7 (7.78%) EIGRP
9 7 (7.78%) IPsec
10 6 (6.67%) OSPF
10 6 (6.67%) VoIP
11 5 (5.56%) DHCP
11 5 (5.56%) VPN
11 5 (5.56%) DNS
11 5 (5.56%) Multicast
12 4 (4.44%) HSRP
12 4 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Ingres
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 6 (6.67%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (15.56%) Architect
1 14 (15.56%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 8 (8.89%) Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Support Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 5 (5.56%) Wintel Support
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Operations Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Network Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Network Security Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Clustering
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Handset
3 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.11%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 25 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) UNIX
6 3 (3.33%) Android
7 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.11%) Linux
8 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) ITIL
2 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
2 7 (7.78%) Project Management
2 7 (7.78%) Service Management
2 7 (7.78%) Network Design
2 7 (7.78%) Supplier Management
3 6 (6.67%) Migration
4 5 (5.56%) Network Management
4 5 (5.56%) CRM
5 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.44%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.22%) ITSM
6 2 (2.22%) Change Management
6 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.11%) Document Management
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL V2
7 1 (1.11%) High Availability
7 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (17.78%) CCNP
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (14.44%) CCNA
5 12 (13.33%) MCSE
5 12 (13.33%) Degree
6 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 9 (10.00%) VCP5
7 9 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (10.00%) CCDP
8 6 (6.67%) CCIE
8 6 (6.67%) JNCIP
8 6 (6.67%) JNCIE
8 6 (6.67%) MCITP
9 4 (4.44%) MCSA
9 4 (4.44%) CISSP
10 3 (3.33%) CCIP
10 3 (3.33%) RHCE
10 3 (3.33%) IBM Certification
10 3 (3.33%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 5 (5.56%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (4.44%) XenApp
7 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.11%) vSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) Backup Exec
2 5 (5.56%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) SCOM
2 5 (5.56%) SCSM
3 4 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.33%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.22%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.22%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.11%) OpenView
6 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (34.44%) Juniper
2 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.78%) VMware
4 19 (21.11%) Symantec
5 17 (18.89%) HP
6 15 (16.67%) Avaya
7 11 (12.22%) Citrix
7 11 (12.22%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.89%) Nortel
9 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
10 6 (6.67%) McAfee
11 5 (5.56%) NetApp
11 5 (5.56%) Oracle
11 5 (5.56%) IBM
11 5 (5.56%) Lotus
12 4 (4.44%) Redback
12 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.44%) F5
12 4 (4.44%) EMC
13 3 (3.33%) Dell
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Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
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Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
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Rate: £180 - £210 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago