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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 93 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 52 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 1.68% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.87% 8.65% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 10
Average daily rate
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£260 £225 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +19.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £18.07 £38.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.46% +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.82 £23.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-19.07% -22.50%
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
757 532 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.06% 19.46% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 216 198
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £223 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 73 39
Average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £36.53 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -3 28 £270 +20.00% 21
Cheshire +6 18 £238 +58.33% 6
Lancashire -13 2 £235 -1.05% 2
Merseyside -14 2 - - 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 106 (89.83%) Cisco
2 81 (68.64%) CCNA
3 71 (60.17%) CCNP
4 46 (38.98%) WAN
5 42 (35.59%) LAN
6 33 (27.97%) CCIE
7 31 (26.27%) VPN
7 31 (26.27%) Juniper
8 29 (24.58%) MPLS
9 28 (23.73%) OSPF
10 26 (22.03%) Firewall
10 26 (22.03%) Wireless
11 24 (20.34%) BGP
11 24 (20.34%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (18.64%) Telecoms
12 22 (18.64%) CCIP
12 22 (18.64%) Linux
13 21 (17.80%) BT
14 20 (16.95%) UNIX
14 20 (16.95%) Windows
14 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
15 19 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (16.10%) HSRP
16 18 (15.25%) VLAN
16 18 (15.25%) JNCIA
16 18 (15.25%) DHCP
16 18 (15.25%) IPv6
16 18 (15.25%) HP
16 18 (15.25%) VRRP
17 17 (14.41%) L2TP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (7.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.69%) Apache
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.85%) MS Project
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (38.98%) WAN
2 42 (35.59%) LAN
3 31 (26.27%) VPN
4 29 (24.58%) MPLS
5 28 (23.73%) OSPF
6 26 (22.03%) Wireless
6 26 (22.03%) Firewall
7 24 (20.34%) BGP
7 24 (20.34%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (16.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (16.10%) HSRP
9 18 (15.25%) VRRP
9 18 (15.25%) VLAN
9 18 (15.25%) IPv6
9 18 (15.25%) DHCP
10 17 (14.41%) Ethernet
10 17 (14.41%) Broadband
10 17 (14.41%) IPv4
10 17 (14.41%) L2TP
10 17 (14.41%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.69%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.47%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Local Government
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) IP Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Operations Engineer
4 17 (14.41%) Implementation Engineer
5 16 (13.56%) Analyst
6 10 (8.47%) Consultant
6 10 (8.47%) Network Analyst
7 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.93%) Network Manager
7 7 (5.93%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) Network Specialist
8 6 (5.08%) Security Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Network Security Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.69%) .NET
1 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.93%) CMDB
2 2 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.85%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.64%) Linux
2 20 (16.95%) UNIX
2 20 (16.95%) Windows
3 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.39%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.69%) HPUX
6 2 (1.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.17%) ITIL
1 12 (10.17%) Network Management
2 10 (8.47%) Migration
3 9 (7.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (6.78%) Network Design
4 8 (6.78%) Change Management
4 8 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.93%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (4.24%) Load Balancing
7 3 (2.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (2.54%) Coaching
7 3 (2.54%) People Management
7 3 (2.54%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.54%) Project Management
8 2 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.69%) CRM
8 2 (1.69%) Workflow
8 2 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) PHP
3 1 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (68.64%) CCNA
2 71 (60.17%) CCNP
3 33 (27.97%) CCIE
4 22 (18.64%) CCIP
5 18 (15.25%) JNCIA
6 17 (14.41%) JNCIP
7 14 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (11.02%) MCSE
9 9 (7.63%) Security Cleared
10 7 (5.93%) CCDP
11 6 (5.08%) MCSA
11 6 (5.08%) MCITP
11 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
12 5 (4.24%) ACSA
12 5 (4.24%) MCDST
12 5 (4.24%) MCTS
12 5 (4.24%) ACSP
12 5 (4.24%) RHCSA
12 5 (4.24%) RHCE
12 5 (4.24%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
1 5 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.69%) UAG
6 1 (0.85%) NFS
6 1 (0.85%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (5.93%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (89.83%) Cisco
2 31 (26.27%) Juniper
3 21 (17.80%) BT
4 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 18 (15.25%) HP
6 16 (13.56%) Citrix
6 16 (13.56%) VMware
7 11 (9.32%) Avaya
8 10 (8.47%) SolarWinds
9 9 (7.63%) CheckPoint
10 7 (5.93%) Opsware
10 7 (5.93%) NetScout
10 7 (5.93%) NetApp
10 7 (5.93%) EMC
10 7 (5.93%) Nortel
11 6 (5.08%) IBM
12 5 (4.24%) Red Hat
12 5 (4.24%) Apple
12 5 (4.24%) F5
13 4 (3.39%) Meraki
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