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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 35 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 83 77 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.46% 4.33% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 10.49% 9.90% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 24
Median daily rate £375 £325 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £20.73 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.77% +6.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
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
791 778 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.55% 43.76% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 427 331
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 32
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £28.75
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 3 £450 - 1
Oldham - 1 £300 - 1
Wigan - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 71 (42.01%) Firewall
2 56 (33.14%) Windows
3 50 (29.59%) CheckPoint
4 48 (28.40%) Active Directory
5 46 (27.22%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (24.26%) WAN
7 39 (23.08%) ITIL
7 39 (23.08%) VMware
8 34 (20.12%) Data Centre
9 32 (18.93%) CCNP
9 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
10 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
11 30 (17.75%) Network Security
11 30 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
12 29 (17.16%) Citrix
12 29 (17.16%) LAN
13 28 (16.57%) Clearswift
14 27 (15.98%) DNS
14 27 (15.98%) VoIP
14 27 (15.98%) Migration
15 24 (14.20%) SSL
16 23 (13.61%) TCP/IP
17 22 (13.02%) F5
18 21 (12.43%) CCNA
19 20 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 19 (11.24%) Kalman Filter
20 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
21 17 (10.06%) EMC
21 17 (10.06%) MPLS
22 16 (9.47%) PKI

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 19 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.33%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.96%) CMS
4 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (42.01%) Firewall
2 41 (24.26%) WAN
3 30 (17.75%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (17.75%) Network Security
4 29 (17.16%) LAN
5 27 (15.98%) DNS
5 27 (15.98%) VoIP
6 24 (14.20%) SSL
7 23 (13.61%) TCP/IP
8 17 (10.06%) MPLS
9 14 (8.28%) SAN
10 12 (7.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (6.51%) DHCP
11 11 (6.51%) Wireless
12 10 (5.92%) BGP
13 9 (5.33%) OSPF
14 8 (4.73%) BIG-IP
14 8 (4.73%) VLAN
15 7 (4.14%) EIGRP
15 7 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (3.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.37%) Back Office
3 4 (2.37%) Banking
3 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
4 3 (1.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (19.53%) Analyst
2 25 (14.79%) Network Engineer
3 20 (11.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (10.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (10.65%) Network Security Manager
4 18 (10.65%) Security Manager
5 14 (8.28%) Architect
6 11 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (6.51%) Network Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Security Analyst
6 11 (6.51%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Desktop Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Desktop Support
8 9 (5.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 9 (5.33%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (5.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.73%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.18%) Middleware
2 1 (0.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.47%) PKI
3 4 (2.37%) Life Science
3 4 (2.37%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.78%) EFT
5 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) BBC
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.59%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.14%) Windows
2 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.55%) Linux
6 6 (3.55%) Unix
6 6 (3.55%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.37%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.78%) Solaris
8 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (0.59%) Android
10 1 (0.59%) CentOS
10 1 (0.59%) Debian
10 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.08%) ITIL
2 27 (15.98%) Migration
3 19 (11.24%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
5 11 (6.51%) Application Rationalisation
5 11 (6.51%) ITIL V3
6 10 (5.92%) SIEM
6 10 (5.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (4.73%) Email Filtering
7 8 (4.73%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (4.14%) Network Management
8 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.14%) Threat Management
8 7 (4.14%) Web Filtering
9 6 (3.55%) Change Control
10 5 (2.96%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (2.96%) Change Management
10 5 (2.96%) ERP
10 5 (2.96%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.69%) SQL
2 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.78%) C
4 2 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) Java
5 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.59%) Korn
5 1 (0.59%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (27.22%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (18.93%) CCNP
3 21 (12.43%) CCNA
4 13 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (7.10%) CISSP
6 11 (6.51%) CISM
7 10 (5.92%) CCENT
8 9 (5.33%) CISMP
9 6 (3.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (3.55%) CLAS
9 6 (3.55%) DBS Check
10 5 (2.96%) CCIE
10 5 (2.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.78%) Degree
12 3 (1.78%) MCSE
12 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.73%) QA
3 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.55%) XenApp
5 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.59%) Ceph
6 1 (0.59%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.59%) iptables
6 1 (0.59%) KVM
6 1 (0.59%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.59%) Snort
6 1 (0.59%) Squid
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) SmoothWall
2 10 (5.92%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (5.33%) SCCM
4 7 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.78%) Cacti
6 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.59%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.59%) Nagios
7 1 (0.59%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.59%) SCOM
7 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (29.59%) CheckPoint
2 39 (23.08%) VMware
3 31 (18.34%) Microsoft
4 29 (17.16%) Citrix
5 28 (16.57%) Clearswift
6 22 (13.02%) F5
7 17 (10.06%) EMC
8 13 (7.69%) Remedy
9 11 (6.51%) Juniper
9 11 (6.51%) Kaspersky
10 10 (5.92%) Intel Security
11 9 (5.33%) Avaya
11 9 (5.33%) ServiceNow
12 7 (4.14%) Dell
12 7 (4.14%) HP
13 6 (3.55%) IBM
13 6 (3.55%) IronPort
13 6 (3.55%) NetApp
14 5 (2.96%) Fortinet
14 5 (2.96%) Veeam
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