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 22 January 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / North West
Rank 78 109 85
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 54 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.11% 1.24% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.59% 6.49% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 21
Median daily rate £325 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £176 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £488 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Median hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £22.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.50 £22.50 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £40.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-37.03% +102.50%

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
466 740 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.20% 19.15% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 402 321
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 51
Median hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +79.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £17.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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
Manchester +27 27 £290 -20.00% 18
Cheshire +17 10 £338 +43.61% 1
Merseyside +5 9 £325 +12.06% 1
Cumbria - 3 £381 -
Lancashire +4 2 £263 -12.50%
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 71 (58.20%) LAN
3 68 (55.74%) CCNA
3 68 (55.74%) Firewall
4 65 (53.28%) WAN
5 53 (43.44%) CCNP
6 36 (29.51%) ITIL
7 34 (27.87%) CCIE
8 32 (26.23%) Network Security
9 28 (22.95%) VoIP
10 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
11 23 (18.85%) Juniper
12 21 (17.21%) VPN
12 21 (17.21%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (16.39%) Windows
14 18 (14.75%) MPLS
15 17 (13.93%) OSPF
15 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
16 16 (13.11%) F5
16 16 (13.11%) ITIL V3
16 16 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 15 (12.30%) Load Balancing
17 15 (12.30%) VLAN
17 15 (12.30%) Network Architecture
17 15 (12.30%) VMware
17 15 (12.30%) Intel Security
17 15 (12.30%) BGP
18 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
18 14 (11.48%) CheckPoint

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 3 (2.46%) IIS
1 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (4.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.82%) IaaS
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (58.20%) LAN
2 68 (55.74%) Firewall
3 65 (53.28%) WAN
4 32 (26.23%) Network Security
5 28 (22.95%) VoIP
6 21 (17.21%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (17.21%) VPN
6 21 (17.21%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (14.75%) MPLS
8 17 (13.93%) OSPF
9 16 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (12.30%) BGP
10 15 (12.30%) VLAN
11 13 (10.66%) DNS
12 12 (9.84%) DHCP
12 12 (9.84%) Internet
13 10 (8.20%) EIGRP
13 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.20%) Wireless
14 8 (6.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (3.28%) Local Government
2 3 (2.46%) Finance
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (47.54%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.67%) Architect
3 16 (13.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Network Architect
4 15 (12.30%) Network Security Engineer
4 15 (12.30%) Security Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Network Specialist
6 11 (9.02%) Design Engineer
6 11 (9.02%) Firewall Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Implementation Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Network Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Hardware Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) IT Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.82%) CSS
2 1 (0.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.28%) NHS
2 4 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.82%) AS400
4 1 (0.82%) BYOD
4 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.82%) FlexPod
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Windows
2 14 (11.48%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.74%) Linux
6 5 (4.10%) Unix
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) ITIL
2 16 (13.11%) ITIL V3
3 15 (12.30%) Load Balancing
3 15 (12.30%) Network Architecture
4 14 (11.48%) Network Design
5 13 (10.66%) TOGAF
6 10 (8.20%) Migration
6 10 (8.20%) Service Management
7 9 (7.38%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.10%) Change Management
9 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (4.10%) Time Management
10 4 (3.28%) Email Filtering
10 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.28%) Threat Analysis
10 4 (3.28%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) SQL
2 1 (0.82%) Java
2 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.82%) PHP
2 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (55.74%) CCNA
2 53 (43.44%) CCNP
3 34 (27.87%) CCIE
4 13 (10.66%) CCDP
5 11 (9.02%) MCSE
5 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.38%) CCSP
6 9 (7.38%) Degree
6 9 (7.38%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.38%) Security Cleared
7 8 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (4.92%) CCDA
9 5 (4.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.46%) MCSA
11 1 (0.82%) CCA
11 1 (0.82%) CISSP
11 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.82%) CWNA
11 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) SLA
3 2 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.74%) vSphere
4 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) FortiGate
2 9 (7.38%) SCCM
3 5 (4.10%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.10%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.10%) SCOM
4 3 (2.46%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 91 (74.59%) Cisco
2 23 (18.85%) Juniper
3 17 (13.93%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.11%) F5
5 15 (12.30%) Intel Security
5 15 (12.30%) VMware
6 14 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 14 (11.48%) Fortinet
7 11 (9.02%) Citrix
7 11 (9.02%) Forcepoint
8 9 (7.38%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.56%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.10%) Canon
10 5 (4.10%) Dell
10 5 (4.10%) Symantec
11 4 (3.28%) Clearswift
11 4 (3.28%) Veeam
12 3 (2.46%) Avaya
12 3 (2.46%) EqualLogic
12 3 (2.46%) ION Trading
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