The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 28 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 92 79 98
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +19
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 72 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.82% 2.17% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.54% 10.69% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 15
Median daily rate £300 £410 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £530 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
Cisco Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
843 758 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.33% 20.33% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 346 327
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £516 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 85 74
Median hourly rate £39.22 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.28% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.77 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Manchester -17 30 £200 -38.46% 9
Cheshire -7 26 £323 -32.10% 7
Lancashire +6 8 £325 -29.72% 2
Merseyside -8 4 £400 +6.66%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 91 (74.59%) Cisco
2 81 (66.39%) CCNA
3 68 (55.74%) CCNP
4 62 (50.82%) Firewall
5 39 (31.97%) WAN
6 34 (27.87%) Juniper
7 31 (25.41%) LAN
8 26 (21.31%) ITIL
9 22 (18.03%) Network Security
10 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
11 20 (16.39%) DNS
12 19 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
12 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
12 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
13 18 (14.75%) CCIE
13 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
14 17 (13.93%) Wireless
15 16 (13.11%) VMware
15 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.11%) VPN
16 15 (12.30%) DHCP
16 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
16 15 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (11.48%) Windows
17 14 (11.48%) BGP
18 13 (10.66%) VoIP
18 13 (10.66%) HP
18 13 (10.66%) CheckPoint
19 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
4 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Office
2 8 (6.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.82%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.46%) SoftLayer
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (50.82%) Firewall
2 39 (31.97%) WAN
3 31 (25.41%) LAN
4 22 (18.03%) Network Security
5 20 (16.39%) DNS
6 19 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (13.93%) Wireless
8 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
8 16 (13.11%) VPN
9 15 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (12.30%) DHCP
10 14 (11.48%) BGP
11 13 (10.66%) VoIP
12 11 (9.02%) OSPF
12 11 (9.02%) SSL
13 9 (7.38%) EIGRP
14 8 (6.56%) IP Telephony
15 7 (5.74%) BIG-IP
15 7 (5.74%) MPLS
16 6 (4.92%) Internet
General
1 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.38%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Back Office
4 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (13.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) Architect
5 12 (9.84%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.20%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (4.10%) IT Support
9 5 (4.10%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.28%) Analyst
10 4 (3.28%) Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) LAN Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 4 (3.28%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.28%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) WAP
2 2 (1.64%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.92%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.64%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.64%) Informatics
4 2 (1.64%) IVR
4 2 (1.64%) Life Science
4 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) CESG
5 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 9 (7.38%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.28%) Linux
5 4 (3.28%) Mac OS
5 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.64%) Unix
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) ITIL
2 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
3 8 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (5.74%) Network Design
5 6 (4.92%) ITSM
5 6 (4.92%) Migration
6 5 (4.10%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.10%) Network Management
6 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.28%) Project Management
7 4 (3.28%) Service Management
8 3 (2.46%) Coaching
8 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.46%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.46%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.46%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (1.64%) Change Control
9 2 (1.64%) Fault Management
9 2 (1.64%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) C
1 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (66.39%) CCNA
2 68 (55.74%) CCNP
3 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
4 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
5 18 (14.75%) CCIE
6 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (9.02%) MCSE
8 9 (7.38%) MCSA
9 7 (5.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (4.92%) CCENT
11 5 (4.10%) Degree
11 5 (4.10%) JNCIA
12 4 (3.28%) CCDP
12 4 (3.28%) MCP
12 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.46%) CCSA
13 3 (2.46%) CISSP
13 3 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (1.64%) CISMP
14 2 (1.64%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) NFS
3 3 (2.46%) vSphere
3 3 (2.46%) Xen
4 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.82%) vCloud
5 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (2.46%) SmoothWall
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (74.59%) Cisco
2 34 (27.87%) Juniper
3 16 (13.11%) VMware
4 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 13 (10.66%) CheckPoint
5 13 (10.66%) HP
6 11 (9.02%) Citrix
7 9 (7.38%) F5
7 9 (7.38%) Palo Alto
8 6 (4.92%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.28%) IBM
9 4 (3.28%) Remedy
10 3 (2.46%) Aruba
10 3 (2.46%) NetApp
10 3 (2.46%) Nortel
11 2 (1.64%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.64%) Meraki
11 2 (1.64%) Nokia
11 2 (1.64%) Polycom
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