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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 35 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 90 88 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.88% 5.29% 4.05%
As % of the Vendors category 11.92% 12.36% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 25
Median daily rate £300 £323 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +69.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £215 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £396 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £105.00 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.13 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +37.85%
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
755 712 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.92% 42.84% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 338 273
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.01 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £20.00 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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
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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 - 2 £196 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 51 (33.12%) Firewall
2 42 (27.27%) Windows
2 42 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (19.48%) ITIL
4 27 (17.53%) CheckPoint
5 26 (16.88%) WAN
5 26 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (16.23%) Network Security
6 25 (16.23%) VoIP
6 25 (16.23%) DNS
6 25 (16.23%) CCNP
6 25 (16.23%) Active Directory
7 24 (15.58%) TCP/IP
8 23 (14.94%) LAN
9 21 (13.64%) CCNA
9 21 (13.64%) VMware
10 19 (12.34%) Migration
10 19 (12.34%) Citrix
10 19 (12.34%) Wireless
11 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 18 (11.69%) SSL
11 18 (11.69%) Data Centre
12 17 (11.04%) Juniper
13 16 (10.39%) MPLS
13 16 (10.39%) DHCP
13 16 (10.39%) HP
13 16 (10.39%) MS Exchange
13 16 (10.39%) Load Balancing
14 15 (9.74%) SAN
14 15 (9.74%) 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 16 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (33.12%) Firewall
2 26 (16.88%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (16.88%) WAN
3 25 (16.23%) DNS
3 25 (16.23%) Network Security
3 25 (16.23%) VoIP
4 24 (15.58%) TCP/IP
5 23 (14.94%) LAN
6 19 (12.34%) Wireless
7 18 (11.69%) SSL
8 16 (10.39%) DHCP
8 16 (10.39%) MPLS
9 15 (9.74%) SAN
10 11 (7.14%) BGP
10 11 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.14%) OSPF
11 10 (6.49%) VPN
12 9 (5.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (4.55%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
General
1 14 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.60%) Back Office
4 4 (2.60%) Retail
5 3 (1.95%) Law
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
6 2 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (24.03%) Network Engineer
2 28 (18.18%) Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (8.44%) Support Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (7.79%) Consultant
6 11 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) Field Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Security Analyst
8 7 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Security Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Help Desk Support
9 6 (3.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.95%) WAP
3 1 (0.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.55%) PKI
3 4 (2.60%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.95%) Life Science
5 2 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.30%) NHS
5 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (27.27%) Windows
2 15 (9.74%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.79%) Windows 7
3 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.19%) Unix
6 5 (3.25%) Linux
7 4 (2.60%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.60%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.95%) AIX
8 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.30%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (1.30%) HPUX
10 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.48%) ITIL
2 19 (12.34%) Migration
3 16 (10.39%) Load Balancing
4 13 (8.44%) Network Management
5 12 (7.79%) SIEM
6 11 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (5.84%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (3.25%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (3.25%) ITIL V3
10 5 (3.25%) Network Design
10 5 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.25%) Service Management
10 5 (3.25%) Threat Management
11 4 (2.60%) ITSM
11 4 (2.60%) Patch Management
11 4 (2.60%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (2.60%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.60%) SQL
3 2 (1.30%) Perl
3 2 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.23%) CCNP
3 21 (13.64%) CCNA
4 9 (5.84%) CCENT
5 7 (4.55%) CCIE
5 7 (4.55%) CISM
5 7 (4.55%) CISMP
5 7 (4.55%) CISSP
5 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (3.25%) CLAS
6 5 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (2.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.95%) CCSA
9 2 (1.30%) Degree
9 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.60%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.95%) QA
3 3 (1.95%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (16.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.60%) Snort
4 2 (1.30%) XenApp
5 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.65%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 6 (3.90%) SmoothWall
4 4 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.30%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.30%) SCCM
6 1 (0.65%) Proventia
6 1 (0.65%) QRadar
6 1 (0.65%) SCOM
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) CheckPoint
2 21 (13.64%) VMware
3 19 (12.34%) Citrix
4 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
5 17 (11.04%) Juniper
6 16 (10.39%) HP
7 15 (9.74%) F5
8 11 (7.14%) NetApp
8 11 (7.14%) Symantec
9 10 (6.49%) Remedy
10 9 (5.84%) Dell
10 9 (5.84%) IronPort
11 8 (5.19%) Aruba
11 8 (5.19%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.55%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.55%) Clearswift
12 7 (4.55%) IBM
12 7 (4.55%) Kaspersky
13 6 (3.90%) Palo Alto
13 6 (3.90%) ServiceNow
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