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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 93 68 108
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 66 84 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 2.26% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.73% 10.91% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 10
Median daily rate £325 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £196 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.85 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+74.25% +14.28%
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
756 770 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.19% 20.72% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 372 303
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 76 53
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.70 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £52.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -10 28 £300 -0.82% 5
Cheshire -8 23 £388 -18.42% 1
Lancashire -4 9 £250 +21.95% 1
Merseyside -4 4 £400 +6.66% 3
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 95 (74.22%) Cisco
2 77 (60.16%) CCNA
3 74 (57.81%) CCNP
4 62 (48.44%) Firewall
5 44 (34.38%) WAN
6 34 (26.56%) LAN
7 31 (24.22%) Juniper
8 28 (21.88%) ITIL
9 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (17.97%) CCIE
11 20 (15.63%) Data Centre
12 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
12 19 (14.84%) VoIP
12 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
13 18 (14.06%) DNS
13 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
13 18 (14.06%) CheckPoint
13 18 (14.06%) Network Security
14 17 (13.28%) BGP
14 17 (13.28%) VMware
15 16 (12.50%) Windows
15 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
16 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
17 14 (10.94%) HP
17 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (10.94%) VPN
17 14 (10.94%) Wireless
18 13 (10.16%) OSPF
18 13 (10.16%) DHCP
18 13 (10.16%) MCSE

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 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.78%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.34%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (48.44%) Firewall
2 44 (34.38%) WAN
3 34 (26.56%) LAN
4 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (14.84%) TCP/IP
5 19 (14.84%) VoIP
6 18 (14.06%) DNS
6 18 (14.06%) Network Security
7 17 (13.28%) BGP
8 14 (10.94%) VPN
8 14 (10.94%) Wireless
9 13 (10.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (10.16%) DHCP
9 13 (10.16%) OSPF
10 11 (8.59%) EIGRP
11 10 (7.81%) MPLS
11 10 (7.81%) SSL
12 9 (7.03%) BIG-IP
13 8 (6.25%) IP Telephony
14 7 (5.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.13%) Back Office
4 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.34%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) Architect
5 10 (7.81%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Network Architect
6 9 (7.03%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) IT Support
10 5 (3.91%) Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Network Security Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Security Manager
11 4 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) LAN Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) WAP
2 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (4.69%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
4 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.34%) Life Science
5 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.56%) Health Informatics
5 2 (1.56%) Informatics
5 2 (1.56%) IVR
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) NHS
5 2 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.78%) CESG
6 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (7.81%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
4 4 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.34%) Linux
5 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) Unix
6 2 (1.56%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.88%) ITIL
2 12 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 9 (7.03%) Migration
3 9 (7.03%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 8 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (4.69%) ITSM
6 6 (4.69%) Network Design
7 5 (3.91%) Network Management
8 4 (3.13%) Change Control
9 3 (2.34%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (2.34%) Email Filtering
9 3 (2.34%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (2.34%) Matrix Organization
9 3 (2.34%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.34%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.34%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.34%) C
1 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (2.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (60.16%) CCNA
2 74 (57.81%) CCNP
3 23 (17.97%) CCIE
4 19 (14.84%) Security Cleared
5 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (10.16%) MCSE
8 9 (7.03%) MCSA
9 7 (5.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (4.69%) CCENT
10 6 (4.69%) Degree
10 6 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.69%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.91%) CCDP
12 4 (3.13%) MCP
12 4 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.34%) CISSP
14 2 (1.56%) CCSA
14 2 (1.56%) CISMP
14 2 (1.56%) CWNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.69%) SLA
3 3 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.34%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (14.06%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.13%) vSphere
4 3 (2.34%) NFS
4 3 (2.34%) Xen
5 2 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) vCloud
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.47%) SmoothWall
2 3 (2.34%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.78%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 95 (74.22%) Cisco
2 31 (24.22%) Juniper
3 18 (14.06%) CheckPoint
4 17 (13.28%) VMware
5 15 (11.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.94%) HP
7 11 (8.59%) F5
8 9 (7.03%) Citrix
9 6 (4.69%) Clearswift
9 6 (4.69%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.69%) Palo Alto
9 6 (4.69%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.91%) Avaya
11 4 (3.13%) IBM
11 4 (3.13%) Nortel
11 4 (3.13%) Remedy
12 3 (2.34%) Aruba
12 3 (2.34%) NetApp
13 2 (1.56%) Meraki
13 2 (1.56%) Nokia
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