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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certification
England / North West
Rank 78 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 60 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.31% 1.33% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 7.05% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 18
Median daily rate £325 £275 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £18.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -25.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £13.50 £18.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £28.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
-3.29% +43.67%

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
500 723 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.28% 18.85% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 369 341
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 52 59
Median hourly rate £41.63 £39.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 36 £315 +3.27% 14
Merseyside +4 9 £325 +62.50% 1
Cheshire +28 8 £338 +60.33% 6
Cumbria +8 3 £381 - 1
Lancashire +8 1 £263 -12.50% 3
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 97 (75.78%) Cisco
2 73 (57.03%) LAN
3 71 (55.47%) Firewall
4 69 (53.91%) CCNA
5 68 (53.13%) WAN
6 56 (43.75%) CCNP
7 36 (28.13%) Network Security
8 34 (26.56%) CCIE
9 30 (23.44%) Juniper
10 29 (22.66%) ITIL
11 24 (18.75%) MPLS
11 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (17.97%) VoIP
12 23 (17.97%) Data Centre
13 21 (16.41%) Windows
13 21 (16.41%) OSPF
13 21 (16.41%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (16.41%) F5
14 19 (14.84%) BGP
14 19 (14.84%) VPN
15 18 (14.06%) VMware
16 17 (13.28%) Wireless
16 17 (13.28%) FortiGate
16 17 (13.28%) Load Balancing
17 16 (12.50%) Network Architecture
17 16 (12.50%) DNS
17 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
18 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 15 (11.72%) Fortinet

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 (2.34%) IIS
2 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.34%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
2 1 (0.78%) PaaS
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (57.03%) LAN
2 71 (55.47%) Firewall
3 68 (53.13%) WAN
4 36 (28.13%) Network Security
5 24 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (18.75%) MPLS
6 23 (17.97%) VoIP
7 21 (16.41%) OSPF
7 21 (16.41%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (14.84%) BGP
8 19 (14.84%) VPN
9 17 (13.28%) Wireless
10 16 (12.50%) DNS
11 15 (11.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (10.94%) TCP/IP
12 14 (10.94%) VLAN
13 13 (10.16%) EIGRP
14 12 (9.38%) Internet
15 11 (8.59%) DHCP
16 10 (7.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (3.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (0.78%) Back Office
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (52.34%) Network Engineer
2 24 (18.75%) Architect
3 18 (14.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (14.06%) Network Security Engineer
3 18 (14.06%) Security Engineer
4 17 (13.28%) Network Architect
5 15 (11.72%) Design Engineer
5 15 (11.72%) Network Specialist
6 14 (10.94%) Analyst
7 13 (10.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Implementation Engineer
7 13 (10.16%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 12 (9.38%) Network Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (3.13%) Consultant
12 4 (3.13%) Storage Specialist
12 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.78%) CSS
1 1 (0.78%) Web Services
1 1 (0.78%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 4 (3.13%) NHS
4 3 (2.34%) User Experience
5 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) BYOD
6 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.78%) Life Science
6 1 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 15 (11.72%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.59%) Linux
4 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.25%) Unix
6 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.66%) ITIL
2 17 (13.28%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 15 (11.72%) Network Design
5 13 (10.16%) ITIL V3
5 13 (10.16%) TOGAF
6 12 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.81%) Service Management
8 9 (7.03%) Performance Monitoring
9 8 (6.25%) Migration
10 6 (4.69%) Time Management
11 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.13%) Change Management
12 4 (3.13%) High Availability
12 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
12 4 (3.13%) Threat Analysis
13 3 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.34%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (2.34%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.69%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.78%) PHP
2 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (53.91%) CCNA
2 56 (43.75%) CCNP
3 34 (26.56%) CCIE
4 14 (10.94%) CCDP
4 14 (10.94%) CCSP
5 10 (7.81%) Degree
6 9 (7.03%) MCSE
6 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.69%) CCDA
9 4 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.78%) CCA
11 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.78%) MCSA
11 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.78%) PMP
11 1 (0.78%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
5 2 (1.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.47%) SCCM
3 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.34%) SCOM
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.56%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 97 (75.78%) Cisco
2 30 (23.44%) Juniper
3 21 (16.41%) F5
4 18 (14.06%) VMware
5 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.72%) CheckPoint
6 15 (11.72%) Fortinet
7 13 (10.16%) Intel Security
8 12 (9.38%) Forcepoint
8 12 (9.38%) Palo Alto
9 9 (7.03%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.25%) Citrix
11 5 (3.91%) Aruba
12 4 (3.13%) Veeam
13 3 (2.34%) Canon
13 3 (2.34%) Dell
13 3 (2.34%) EqualLogic
13 3 (2.34%) Symantec
14 2 (1.56%) Brocade
14 2 (1.56%) Riverbed
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Michael Bailey Associates
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