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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 20 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 92 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.05% 3.82% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 13.79% 8.70% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £168 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £307
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £19.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -8.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.60 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -16.25%
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
667 552 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.88% 43.88% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 269 164
Average daily rate £338 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 28
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport - 2 - - 2
Bolton - 1 £1,000 - 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 82 (55.41%) Firewall
2 60 (40.54%) CheckPoint
3 47 (31.76%) WAN
4 44 (29.73%) VMware
4 44 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
5 43 (29.05%) Citrix
6 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
7 39 (26.35%) Juniper
8 38 (25.68%) SSL
9 35 (23.65%) Windows
9 35 (23.65%) Clearswift
10 34 (22.97%) MPLS
10 34 (22.97%) Network Security
10 34 (22.97%) Data Centre
11 33 (22.30%) ITIL
12 32 (21.62%) VPN
12 32 (21.62%) CCNA
12 32 (21.62%) BGP
13 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
14 29 (19.59%) CCNP
14 29 (19.59%) UNIX
14 29 (19.59%) Migration
15 28 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 28 (18.92%) OSPF
15 28 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
16 27 (18.24%) PKI
17 26 (17.57%) Kaspersky
17 26 (17.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 26 (17.57%) CISSP
17 26 (17.57%) LAN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 14 (9.46%) IIS
2 9 (6.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.73%) IBM Notes
3 7 (4.73%) Apache
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.68%) TPMS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Lync
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (4.73%) MS Office
2 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.68%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 82 (55.41%) Firewall
2 47 (31.76%) WAN
3 44 (29.73%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (25.68%) SSL
5 34 (22.97%) MPLS
5 34 (22.97%) Network Security
6 32 (21.62%) BGP
6 32 (21.62%) VPN
7 28 (18.92%) OSPF
8 26 (17.57%) LAN
9 19 (12.84%) Wireless
10 18 (12.16%) SAN
11 16 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (10.81%) HSRP
12 15 (10.14%) IOS XR
12 15 (10.14%) Junos
12 15 (10.14%) BT 21CN
12 15 (10.14%) L2TP
12 15 (10.14%) RSVP
12 15 (10.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.41%) Finance
3 7 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.70%) Law
5 3 (2.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.35%) Banking
6 2 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (27.03%) Analyst
2 34 (22.97%) Network Engineer
3 22 (14.86%) IP Engineer
4 21 (14.19%) Security Analyst
5 20 (13.51%) Implementation Engineer
6 19 (12.84%) Technical Analyst
7 16 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
8 15 (10.14%) Security Engineer
9 13 (8.78%) Network Security Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) Network Analyst
11 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.08%) Architect
12 8 (5.41%) Network Support
13 7 (4.73%) Technical Architect
13 7 (4.73%) Administrator
14 6 (4.05%) Support Analyst
14 6 (4.05%) Technical Security Analyst
15 4 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 4 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 4 (2.70%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.35%) XMPP
2 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.68%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.97%) Data Centre
2 27 (18.24%) PKI
3 9 (6.08%) Clustering
4 7 (4.73%) Celerra
4 7 (4.73%) Replication
5 6 (4.05%) Life Science
6 2 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Handset
7 1 (0.68%) IVR
7 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.65%) Windows
2 29 (19.59%) UNIX
3 25 (16.89%) Linux
4 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.41%) Solaris
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.03%) CentOS
9 2 (1.35%) VMS
10 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.30%) ITIL
2 29 (19.59%) Migration
3 28 (18.92%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (17.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 18 (12.16%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (12.16%) SIEM
6 17 (11.49%) Service Delivery
7 16 (10.81%) Security Patching
8 12 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (6.76%) Project Management
10 9 (6.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (6.08%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.41%) Information Security
12 7 (4.73%) Business Continuity
12 7 (4.73%) Network Design
13 6 (4.05%) Change Control
13 6 (4.05%) Service Management
13 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.05%) Network Management
14 4 (2.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.08%) SQL
2 3 (2.03%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (21.62%) CCNA
3 29 (19.59%) CCNP
4 26 (17.57%) CISSP
5 25 (16.89%) CISMP
6 22 (14.86%) JNCIA
6 22 (14.86%) JNCIP
6 22 (14.86%) CISM
6 22 (14.86%) CCIE
7 19 (12.84%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (10.14%) CCIP
8 15 (10.14%) CCENT
9 7 (4.73%) Degree
10 5 (3.38%) JNCIE
11 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (2.70%) MCSE
12 3 (2.03%) ISACA
12 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.81%) QA
3 5 (3.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.78%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.08%) XenApp
4 9 (6.08%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.73%) Terminal Services
5 7 (4.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 4 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.35%) vSphere
7 2 (1.35%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) UAG
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.03%) Nagios
2 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.03%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.68%) EMC Navisphere
Vendors
1 60 (40.54%) CheckPoint
2 44 (29.73%) VMware
3 43 (29.05%) Citrix
4 39 (26.35%) Juniper
5 35 (23.65%) Clearswift
6 31 (20.95%) Microsoft
7 26 (17.57%) Kaspersky
8 15 (10.14%) BT
9 13 (8.78%) SolarWinds
9 13 (8.78%) EMC
10 10 (6.76%) NetApp
11 7 (4.73%) Lotus
11 7 (4.73%) Nortel
11 7 (4.73%) Oracle
12 5 (3.38%) HP
13 4 (2.70%) Avaya
13 4 (2.70%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.70%) Brocade
14 3 (2.03%) Infoblox
14 3 (2.03%) F5
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