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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certification
Rank 86 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 70 50 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.58% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.00% 7.84% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 10
Average daily rate
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£319 £244 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £145 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £322 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £286
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.13 £43.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.59% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £40.60 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.00 £45.40 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £26.44 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +5.75%
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
778 638 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.11% 20.20% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 302 194
Average daily rate £395 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 38
Average hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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 20 April 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
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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 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 -2 31 £270 +9.09% 9
Cheshire -6 17 £351 +134.16% 5
Merseyside -9 10 £313 +42.04% 4
Lancashire 0 5 £463 +85.00% 1
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 105 (79.55%) Cisco
2 80 (60.61%) CCNA
3 79 (59.85%) CCNP
4 50 (37.88%) CCIE
5 49 (37.12%) LAN
6 48 (36.36%) WAN
7 38 (28.79%) VPN
8 33 (25.00%) Juniper
8 33 (25.00%) MPLS
9 32 (24.24%) BGP
10 31 (23.48%) OSPF
11 27 (20.45%) Firewall
11 27 (20.45%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (18.18%) Wireless
13 23 (17.42%) BT
13 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
14 22 (16.67%) UNIX
14 22 (16.67%) Linux
15 20 (15.15%) Junos
15 20 (15.15%) JNCIA
15 20 (15.15%) JNCIP
15 20 (15.15%) DHCP
15 20 (15.15%) RSVP
15 20 (15.15%) VRRP
15 20 (15.15%) HSRP
16 19 (14.39%) IOS XR
16 19 (14.39%) L2TP
16 19 (14.39%) Ethernet
16 19 (14.39%) Windows
16 19 (14.39%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 8 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.76%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) MS Office
2 2 (1.52%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Office 365
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (37.12%) LAN
2 48 (36.36%) WAN
3 38 (28.79%) VPN
4 33 (25.00%) MPLS
5 32 (24.24%) BGP
6 31 (23.48%) OSPF
7 27 (20.45%) Firewall
7 27 (20.45%) Cisco IOS
8 24 (18.18%) Wireless
9 20 (15.15%) RSVP
9 20 (15.15%) VRRP
9 20 (15.15%) DHCP
9 20 (15.15%) Junos
9 20 (15.15%) HSRP
10 19 (14.39%) BT 21CN
10 19 (14.39%) IOS XR
10 19 (14.39%) Ethernet
10 19 (14.39%) Broadband
10 19 (14.39%) IPv4
10 19 (14.39%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.52%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.76%) DB2
3 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.85%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Local Government
4 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Games
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (34.85%) Network Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) IP Engineer
3 20 (15.15%) Operations Engineer
4 19 (14.39%) Implementation Engineer
5 18 (13.64%) Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Network Specialist
7 9 (6.82%) Architect
8 8 (6.06%) Network Support
9 7 (5.30%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Network Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Administrator
10 6 (4.55%) Network Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.79%) Project Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Citrix Analyst
13 3 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
13 3 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
13 3 (2.27%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.52%) .NET
1 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) CMDB
2 2 (1.52%) GIS
2 2 (1.52%) Tandem
2 2 (1.52%) Life Science
3 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.76%) Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (0.76%) FlexPod
3 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.67%) UNIX
1 22 (16.67%) Linux
2 19 (14.39%) Windows
3 14 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.52%) Solaris
6 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.61%) Network Management
2 12 (9.09%) Migration
3 11 (8.33%) Network Design
4 10 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (6.82%) Change Management
5 9 (6.82%) ITIL
6 7 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.55%) Information Security
7 6 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.79%) SIEM
8 5 (3.79%) Change Control
9 4 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.03%) Project Management
10 3 (2.27%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.27%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (60.61%) CCNA
2 79 (59.85%) CCNP
3 50 (37.88%) CCIE
4 20 (15.15%) JNCIA
4 20 (15.15%) JNCIP
5 19 (14.39%) CCIP
6 9 (6.82%) CISSP
7 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.06%) MCSE
7 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.30%) CCDP
9 5 (3.79%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.03%) CCA
10 4 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (3.03%) CCEE
10 4 (3.03%) CCAA
10 4 (3.03%) A+ Certification
10 4 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.27%) Degree
11 3 (2.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.27%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.76%) BS25999
5 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.55%) XenApp
5 5 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.03%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.52%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.52%) UAG
8 1 (0.76%) NFS
8 1 (0.76%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 105 (79.55%) Cisco
2 33 (25.00%) Juniper
3 23 (17.42%) BT
4 16 (12.12%) Citrix
5 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
6 12 (9.09%) HP
7 11 (8.33%) VMware
7 11 (8.33%) Aruba
8 8 (6.06%) Opsware
8 8 (6.06%) NetScout
8 8 (6.06%) Avaya
8 8 (6.06%) NetApp
8 8 (6.06%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.55%) Nortel
9 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.79%) ArcSight
11 4 (3.03%) F5
11 4 (3.03%) AppSense
12 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.52%) EMC
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