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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
North West / Manchester
Rank 51 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.96% 3.66% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 9.57% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 20
Median daily rate £332 £344 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.49% +15.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £102.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +477.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

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
533 690 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.42% 38.25% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 340 334
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £510 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 27
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £14.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.37 £48.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Bolton -1 2 £339 -15.37%
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 53 (55.21%) Firewall
2 40 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (32.29%) LAN
3 31 (32.29%) WAN
4 27 (28.13%) CCNP
5 25 (26.04%) Juniper
6 24 (25.00%) VMware
7 23 (23.96%) Windows
7 23 (23.96%) F5
8 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 20 (20.83%) CCNA
10 19 (19.79%) CheckPoint
10 19 (19.79%) Network Security
10 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (18.75%) Data Centre
12 17 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.71%) Web Services
13 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 15 (15.63%) Wireless
14 15 (15.63%) DNS
14 15 (15.63%) Citrix
15 14 (14.58%) BGP
15 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
15 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
16 13 (13.54%) OSPF
17 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (11.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 11 (11.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.04%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (55.21%) Firewall
2 31 (32.29%) LAN
2 31 (32.29%) WAN
3 19 (19.79%) Network Security
4 17 (17.71%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (15.63%) DNS
5 15 (15.63%) Wireless
6 14 (14.58%) BGP
6 14 (14.58%) TCP/IP
7 13 (13.54%) OSPF
8 11 (11.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (11.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (10.42%) VLAN
9 10 (10.42%) WebEx
10 9 (9.38%) EIGRP
11 8 (8.33%) IGRP
11 8 (8.33%) NetScreen
11 8 (8.33%) VoIP
12 7 (7.29%) DHCP
12 7 (7.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
2 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (38.54%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Network Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.46%) Security Consultant
7 10 (10.42%) Architect
7 10 (10.42%) Network Specialist
8 9 (9.38%) IT Consultant
8 9 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (8.33%) Network Architect
10 5 (5.21%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) Designer
11 4 (4.17%) IT Technician
11 4 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Security Designer
12 3 (3.13%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.71%) Web Services
2 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) IVR
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Handset
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) EFT
5 1 (1.04%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.96%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (10.42%) Linux
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.29%) Unix
8 2 (2.08%) Android
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.42%) Network Design
3 9 (9.38%) Information Security
3 9 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (9.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 8 (8.33%) ITIL
5 7 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.17%) Change Control
7 4 (4.17%) Change Management
7 4 (4.17%) High Availability
7 4 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 4 (4.17%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (3.13%) Server Hardening
8 3 (3.13%) SIEM
8 3 (3.13%) Validation
9 2 (2.08%) Network Management
9 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (28.13%) CCNP
3 20 (20.83%) CCNA
4 10 (10.42%) CCDP
5 9 (9.38%) CISMP
5 9 (9.38%) CISSP
6 8 (8.33%) CCIE
7 6 (6.25%) CCDA
8 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.08%) Degree
10 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.04%) CCSP
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.04%) MCITP
11 1 (1.04%) MCP
11 1 (1.04%) MCSE
11 1 (1.04%) MCTS
11 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) COBIT
1 9 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (9.38%) ISO27002
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 9 (9.38%) XenApp
3 8 (8.33%) ProxySG
4 5 (5.21%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.08%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.08%) Postfix
6 2 (2.08%) Samba
6 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.08%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
1 2 (2.08%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.04%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.04%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Juniper
2 24 (25.00%) VMware
3 23 (23.96%) F5
4 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.79%) CheckPoint
6 15 (15.63%) Citrix
7 11 (11.46%) Blue Coat
7 11 (11.46%) Palo Alto
8 8 (8.33%) NetApp
9 5 (5.21%) Aruba
10 4 (4.17%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.13%) Splunk
12 2 (2.08%) Apple
12 2 (2.08%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.08%) Motorola
12 2 (2.08%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.08%) Sophos
12 2 (2.08%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.08%) Verint
12 2 (2.08%) ZyXEL