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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 97 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 70 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 1.77% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 9.27% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 30
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 13
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.30% +71.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +8.53%
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
863 593 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.83% 19.12% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 318 238
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £201 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 55
Average hourly rate £30.52 £23.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 -8 33 £325 -16.12% 12
Merseyside - 14 £400 - 3
Cumbria -12 8 £325 -12.16%
Lancashire -12 6 £375 +40.18% 1
Cheshire -30 5 £325 -25.71% 6
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 98 (62.82%) Cisco
2 95 (60.90%) CCNP
3 82 (52.56%) CCNA
4 55 (35.26%) LAN
5 53 (33.97%) Firewall
6 47 (30.13%) WAN
7 37 (23.72%) CCIE
7 37 (23.72%) Windows
7 37 (23.72%) VMware
8 35 (22.44%) Data Centre
9 31 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (19.87%) DNS
10 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (18.59%) DHCP
12 27 (17.31%) Citrix
12 27 (17.31%) Juniper
13 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 26 (16.67%) ITIL
14 25 (16.03%) SQL
14 25 (16.03%) TCP/IP
14 25 (16.03%) VPN
14 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
15 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
15 22 (14.10%) Wireless
16 21 (13.46%) SAN
16 21 (13.46%) OSPF
17 20 (12.82%) MCSE
17 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.92%) Lync
3 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.28%) TPMS
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.26%) MS Office
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.26%) LAN
2 53 (33.97%) Firewall
3 47 (30.13%) WAN
4 31 (19.87%) DNS
5 29 (18.59%) DHCP
6 25 (16.03%) TCP/IP
6 25 (16.03%) VPN
7 22 (14.10%) Wireless
8 21 (13.46%) SAN
8 21 (13.46%) OSPF
9 19 (12.18%) BGP
9 19 (12.18%) Network Security
10 14 (8.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (7.69%) VLAN
11 12 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (7.69%) MPLS
11 12 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (7.05%) VoIP
13 9 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (4.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
1 9 (5.77%) Finance
2 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (1.92%) Banking
2 3 (1.92%) Local Government
3 2 (1.28%) Publishing
3 2 (1.28%) Legal
4 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (35.26%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.10%) Analyst
3 17 (10.90%) Architect
3 17 (10.90%) Network Architect
4 10 (6.41%) Network Support
5 9 (5.77%) Network Specialist
6 8 (5.13%) Network Manager
6 8 (5.13%) Consultant
6 8 (5.13%) Administrator
6 8 (5.13%) Network Administrator
7 7 (4.49%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.49%) Technical Architect
8 6 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.21%) Network Technical Architect
10 4 (2.56%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.56%) GIS
4 3 (1.92%) NHS
5 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.28%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.28%) IVR
5 2 (1.28%) Tandem
5 2 (1.28%) SecurID
5 2 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.64%) Handset
6 1 (0.64%) Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) CMDB
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (23.72%) Windows
2 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.69%) Linux
5 6 (3.85%) UNIX
6 4 (2.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) ITIL
2 12 (7.69%) Migration
2 12 (7.69%) Network Design
3 10 (6.41%) Information Security
3 10 (6.41%) SIEM
4 9 (5.77%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.13%) Change Control
5 8 (5.13%) Project Management
6 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.21%) Network Management
8 5 (3.21%) Change Management
8 5 (3.21%) Web Development
8 5 (3.21%) Software Deployment
8 5 (3.21%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.56%) Stress Testing
9 4 (2.56%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2
9 4 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.03%) SQL
2 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.56%) C
3 4 (2.56%) VBScript
4 2 (1.28%) Python
4 2 (1.28%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (60.90%) CCNP
2 82 (52.56%) CCNA
3 37 (23.72%) CCIE
4 30 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
6 20 (12.82%) MCSE
6 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
7 17 (10.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (10.26%) MCSA
9 15 (9.62%) MCITP
10 12 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (7.05%) CCA
11 11 (7.05%) CISSP
12 9 (5.77%) A+ Certification
13 8 (5.13%) CCDP
14 6 (3.85%) Degree
14 6 (3.85%) CEH
15 5 (3.21%) JNCIP
15 5 (3.21%) CCEE
16 4 (2.56%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.41%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) BS25999
System Software
1 31 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (16.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.41%) XenApp
4 9 (5.77%) vSphere
5 5 (3.21%) NFS
6 4 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (2.56%) XenServer
6 4 (2.56%) MetaFrame
6 4 (2.56%) Xen
7 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) SCCM
2 8 (5.13%) SCOM
3 7 (4.49%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.64%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
6 1 (0.64%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 98 (62.82%) Cisco
2 37 (23.72%) VMware
3 27 (17.31%) Citrix
3 27 (17.31%) Juniper
4 26 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (12.18%) Symantec
6 13 (8.33%) Aruba
7 12 (7.69%) HP
8 10 (6.41%) ArcSight
9 8 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.13%) AppSense
9 8 (5.13%) McAfee
10 7 (4.49%) Sophos
10 7 (4.49%) NetApp
10 7 (4.49%) F5
11 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.56%) Altiris
13 3 (1.92%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.92%) BT
13 3 (1.92%) Brocade
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