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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 109 92 91
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 45 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.20% 1.66% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 8.13% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 20
Average daily rate £308 £266 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.49% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £191 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £351 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £18.13 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+99.94% -27.48%
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
722 664 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.25% 20.39% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 340 232
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £577
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.54 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 16 £356 +37.01% 16
Cheshire -10 14 £201 -33.00% 5
Lancashire +3 8 £300 +27.65%
Merseyside - 4 £290 - 2
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 74 (73.27%) Cisco
2 58 (57.43%) CCNP
3 57 (56.44%) CCNA
4 45 (44.55%) Firewall
5 36 (35.64%) WAN
6 33 (32.67%) LAN
7 29 (28.71%) CCIE
8 19 (18.81%) ITIL
9 18 (17.82%) Windows
9 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
9 18 (17.82%) Network Security
10 16 (15.84%) VMware
10 16 (15.84%) Juniper
10 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
11 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (13.86%) DNS
12 14 (13.86%) Wireless
13 13 (12.87%) DHCP
13 13 (12.87%) MCSE
13 13 (12.87%) VPN
14 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (11.88%) Windows Server
15 11 (10.89%) WLAN
15 11 (10.89%) SSL
16 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
16 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.90%) MCSA
16 10 (9.90%) SAN
16 10 (9.90%) CheckPoint

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) Firewall
2 36 (35.64%) WAN
3 33 (32.67%) LAN
4 18 (17.82%) Network Security
5 16 (15.84%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (13.86%) DNS
6 14 (13.86%) Wireless
7 13 (12.87%) DHCP
7 13 (12.87%) VPN
8 11 (10.89%) SSL
8 11 (10.89%) WLAN
9 10 (9.90%) SAN
9 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
10 9 (8.91%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (8.91%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (7.92%) VoIP
12 7 (6.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (6.93%) Internet
12 7 (6.93%) MPLS
13 6 (5.94%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (6.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (35.64%) Network Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Architect
3 23 (22.77%) Network Architect
4 19 (18.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) IT Support
8 7 (6.93%) Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Network Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Analyst
11 4 (3.96%) Network Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Network Technician
12 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.98%) WAP
3 1 (0.99%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) NHS
5 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) IVR
6 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.99%) CCTV
7 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.96%) Linux
5 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.96%) Windows XP
6 3 (2.97%) Android
7 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) ITIL
2 10 (9.90%) Stress Testing
3 9 (8.91%) Performance Analysis
4 8 (7.92%) Network Design
4 8 (7.92%) Service Management
5 7 (6.93%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (4.95%) Migration
6 5 (4.95%) Project Management
6 5 (4.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (3.96%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.96%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.97%) Coaching
8 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.98%) People Management
9 2 (1.98%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.98%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) C
3 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (57.43%) CCNP
2 57 (56.44%) CCNA
3 29 (28.71%) CCIE
4 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (12.87%) MCSE
6 10 (9.90%) MCSA
7 9 (8.91%) Degree
8 8 (7.92%) MCITP
9 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
9 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.95%) CCDP
11 3 (2.97%) ACSA
11 3 (2.97%) ACSP
11 3 (2.97%) CCIP
11 3 (2.97%) CCSA
11 3 (2.97%) IBM Certification
11 3 (2.97%) MCDST
11 3 (2.97%) MCP
11 3 (2.97%) RHCE
11 3 (2.97%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (17.82%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.98%) NFS
5 2 (1.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.99%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.99%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (73.27%) Cisco
2 16 (15.84%) Juniper
2 16 (15.84%) VMware
3 10 (9.90%) CheckPoint
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.91%) Citrix
5 6 (5.94%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.95%) Palo Alto
7 4 (3.96%) Apple
7 4 (3.96%) Avaya
7 4 (3.96%) F5
8 3 (2.97%) EMC
8 3 (2.97%) IBM
8 3 (2.97%) Polycom
8 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.97%) Remedy
9 2 (1.98%) NetApp
9 2 (1.98%) Siemens
10 1 (0.99%) IronPort
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