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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 74 79 114
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +35
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 63 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 1.79% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 10.45% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £228 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £395 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Average hourly rate £34.25 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £10.50 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.45 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -23.07%
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
622 507 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 17.14% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 237 339
Average daily rate £380 £305 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £17.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +51.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £28.67
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 29 £350 +26.12% 15
Cheshire +6 22 £438 +45.83% 3
Lancashire - 3 £268 - 1
Cumbria -8 2 £370 +169.09%
Merseyside - - - - 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification.

1 80 (89.89%) Cisco
2 59 (66.29%) CCNA
3 48 (53.93%) CCNP
4 35 (39.33%) LAN
5 32 (35.96%) Firewall
6 29 (32.58%) WAN
7 25 (28.09%) ITIL
8 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
8 19 (21.35%) Wireless
9 18 (20.22%) Juniper
10 17 (19.10%) Avaya
10 17 (19.10%) OSPF
11 16 (17.98%) BGP
11 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (16.85%) Nortel
12 15 (16.85%) CCIE
13 14 (15.73%) MCSE
13 14 (15.73%) Network Security
13 14 (15.73%) F5
14 13 (14.61%) Windows
14 13 (14.61%) MPLS
15 12 (13.48%) SolarWinds
16 11 (12.36%) VMware
16 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
16 11 (12.36%) Citrix
17 10 (11.24%) HP
17 10 (11.24%) Riverbed
17 10 (11.24%) VLAN
18 9 (10.11%) Local Government
18 9 (10.11%) CCDP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.49%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.12%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) Apache
2 1 (1.12%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (39.33%) LAN
2 32 (35.96%) Firewall
3 29 (32.58%) WAN
4 19 (21.35%) Wireless
5 17 (19.10%) OSPF
6 16 (17.98%) BGP
7 14 (15.73%) Network Security
8 13 (14.61%) MPLS
9 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.24%) VLAN
11 9 (10.11%) EIGRP
12 8 (8.99%) VPN
12 8 (8.99%) VoIP
13 7 (7.87%) IP Telephony
13 7 (7.87%) Ethernet
13 7 (7.87%) DNS
14 6 (6.74%) Internet
14 6 (6.74%) HSRP
14 6 (6.74%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SAP BW
1 4 (4.49%) DB2
1 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (10.11%) Local Government
2 8 (8.99%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Consultant
3 15 (16.85%) Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Network Manager
5 7 (7.87%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Project Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (5.62%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) IT Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Security Consultant
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Network Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) IP Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) .NET
1 2 (2.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Life Science
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) CCTV
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Firmware
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Android
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.25%) UNIX
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.12%) HPUX
6 1 (1.12%) Solaris
6 1 (1.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) ITIL
2 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
3 6 (6.74%) Project Management
4 5 (5.62%) Network Management
4 5 (5.62%) CRM
4 5 (5.62%) Validation
5 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.49%) ERP
5 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.49%) Network Design
6 3 (3.37%) People Management
6 3 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.37%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.25%) Change Management
7 2 (2.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.25%) Information Security
7 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.25%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (2.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) SQL
1 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) Perl
2 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (66.29%) CCNA
2 48 (53.93%) CCNP
3 16 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (16.85%) CCIE
5 14 (15.73%) MCSE
6 9 (10.11%) CCDP
7 8 (8.99%) MCSA
7 8 (8.99%) MCITP
8 7 (7.87%) MCTS
9 6 (6.74%) RHCE
9 6 (6.74%) CCSA
9 6 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (5.62%) ACSP
10 5 (5.62%) ACSA
10 5 (5.62%) MCDST
10 5 (5.62%) CCIP
10 5 (5.62%) IBM Certification
11 4 (4.49%) MCP
11 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (1.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) MAILsweeper
2 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) WSUS
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 80 (89.89%) Cisco
2 19 (21.35%) Microsoft
3 18 (20.22%) Juniper
4 17 (19.10%) Avaya
5 15 (16.85%) Nortel
6 14 (15.73%) F5
7 12 (13.48%) SolarWinds
8 11 (12.36%) VMware
8 11 (12.36%) Citrix
9 10 (11.24%) HP
9 10 (11.24%) Riverbed
10 8 (8.99%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.74%) EMC
11 6 (6.74%) IBM
12 5 (5.62%) Apple
13 4 (4.49%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.49%) SAP
14 3 (3.37%) Blue Coat
14 3 (3.37%) Dell
14 3 (3.37%) Remedy
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