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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 86 106 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 72 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 1.33% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.69% 6.91% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 37
Median daily rate £350 £371 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £163 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £92.50 £19.26 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+380.39% +6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £16.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.50 £21.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £37.96 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-32.82% +44.41%
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
616 811 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 19.23% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 460 319
Median daily rate £450 £390 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £390 £373
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 51
Median hourly rate £35.63 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 2 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 December 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 +7 27 £320 -12.92% 14
Lancashire +18 19 £550 +249.20% 6
Cheshire 0 11 £344 -10.13% 2
Merseyside +7 10 £325 -23.52% 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 102 (79.69%) Cisco
2 69 (53.91%) CCNA
3 66 (51.56%) CCNP
4 65 (50.78%) Firewall
5 63 (49.22%) LAN
6 60 (46.88%) WAN
7 37 (28.91%) ITIL
7 37 (28.91%) CCIE
8 34 (26.56%) VoIP
9 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
10 25 (19.53%) Network Security
11 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (17.97%) Windows
13 22 (17.19%) VPN
14 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 20 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (14.84%) Juniper
15 19 (14.84%) ITIL V3
16 18 (14.06%) F5
17 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
17 17 (13.28%) DNS
17 17 (13.28%) VMware
17 17 (13.28%) OSPF
17 17 (13.28%) Network Design
18 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
19 15 (11.72%) BGP
19 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
19 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
20 14 (10.94%) VLAN

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 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (50.78%) Firewall
2 63 (49.22%) LAN
3 60 (46.88%) WAN
4 34 (26.56%) VoIP
5 25 (19.53%) Network Security
6 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (17.19%) VPN
8 20 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (13.28%) DNS
9 17 (13.28%) OSPF
10 15 (11.72%) BGP
10 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (10.94%) VLAN
12 13 (10.16%) DHCP
12 13 (10.16%) TCP/IP
13 12 (9.38%) MPLS
14 11 (8.59%) Internet
14 11 (8.59%) SAN
15 9 (7.03%) EIGRP
15 9 (7.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.34%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Local Government
2 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (40.63%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.53%) Architect
3 23 (17.97%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Network Architect
5 14 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Network Specialist
7 9 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Network Security Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Security Engineer
10 6 (4.69%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Design Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Network Manager
12 4 (3.13%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Middleware
1 2 (1.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.09%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.47%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) NHS
4 3 (2.34%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.56%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Replication
6 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.97%) Windows
2 14 (10.94%) Windows Server
3 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.69%) Linux
5 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
7 3 (2.34%) Unix
7 3 (2.34%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.91%) ITIL
2 19 (14.84%) ITIL V3
3 17 (13.28%) Network Design
4 15 (11.72%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.94%) Migration
6 13 (10.16%) Network Architecture
7 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 12 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 10 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (7.81%) Service Management
9 9 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (5.47%) Email Filtering
11 7 (5.47%) Web Filtering
12 6 (4.69%) Change Management
13 5 (3.91%) Change Control
13 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (3.91%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.91%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (3.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.81%) SQL
2 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) C
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (53.91%) CCNA
2 66 (51.56%) CCNP
3 37 (28.91%) CCIE
4 14 (10.94%) MCSE
4 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.03%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (6.25%) CCDP
6 8 (6.25%) Degree
6 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.91%) MCSA
9 4 (3.13%) CCDA
10 2 (1.56%) CISSP
10 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.78%) CASP
11 1 (0.78%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.78%) CNE
11 1 (0.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (5.47%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) SLA
3 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.91%) vSphere
4 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.78%) NFS
7 1 (0.78%) Xen
7 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (7.03%) SCCM
2 7 (5.47%) SmoothWall
3 5 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.91%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.91%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (3.91%) SCOM
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (79.69%) Cisco
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.84%) Juniper
4 18 (14.06%) F5
5 17 (13.28%) VMware
6 16 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 14 (10.94%) Intel Security
8 13 (10.16%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.59%) Forcepoint
10 9 (7.03%) Citrix
10 9 (7.03%) HP
11 8 (6.25%) Avaya
11 8 (6.25%) Clearswift
11 8 (6.25%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.91%) Brocade
12 5 (3.91%) Canon
12 5 (3.91%) Dell
12 5 (3.91%) Symantec
13 4 (3.13%) Palo Alto
13 4 (3.13%) Veeam