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 25 September 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 88 103 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 66 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.54% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.70% 7.92% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 26
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.83% -1.11%
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
617 871 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.63% 19.46% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 508 342
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 59
Median hourly rate £26.50 £35.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.33% +59.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -4 24 £375 -6.25% 14
Lancashire +36 17 £538 +43.33%
Cheshire +9 12 £300 -20.00% 5
Merseyside +1 8 £400 -3.03% 1
Cumbria +8 1 - -
Cisco Certification
England

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 106 (76.26%) Cisco
2 81 (58.27%) CCNA
3 80 (57.55%) CCNP
4 65 (46.76%) Firewall
5 56 (40.29%) WAN
6 52 (37.41%) LAN
7 35 (25.18%) ITIL
7 35 (25.18%) Juniper
8 34 (24.46%) CCIE
9 28 (20.14%) VoIP
10 24 (17.27%) VPN
11 23 (16.55%) Windows
12 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
12 22 (15.83%) Network Security
13 21 (15.11%) Cisco ASA
13 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
14 19 (13.67%) BGP
14 19 (13.67%) CheckPoint
14 19 (13.67%) VMware
14 19 (13.67%) Data Centre
15 18 (12.95%) Active Directory
16 17 (12.23%) DNS
16 17 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
17 16 (11.51%) OSPF
17 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
18 15 (10.79%) HP
18 15 (10.79%) ITIL V3
19 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
19 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 14 (10.07%) MCSE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.60%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.44%) IIS
2 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.32%) MS Office
3 5 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.72%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.44%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.72%) IaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) PaaS
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (46.76%) Firewall
2 56 (40.29%) WAN
3 52 (37.41%) LAN
4 28 (20.14%) VoIP
5 24 (17.27%) VPN
6 22 (15.83%) Network Security
6 22 (15.83%) TCP/IP
7 21 (15.11%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (13.67%) BGP
9 17 (12.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (12.23%) DNS
10 16 (11.51%) OSPF
11 14 (10.07%) MPLS
12 13 (9.35%) EIGRP
12 13 (9.35%) SSL
12 13 (9.35%) Wireless
13 12 (8.63%) DHCP
13 12 (8.63%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (7.19%) SAN
15 9 (6.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.04%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (48.20%) Network Engineer
2 22 (15.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (14.39%) Architect
4 14 (10.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (9.35%) Network Architect
6 12 (8.63%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Network Security Manager
7 8 (5.76%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (5.04%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Analyst
10 5 (3.60%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Network Manager
10 5 (3.60%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) Middleware
1 2 (1.44%) WAP
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.76%) PKI
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) NHS
3 3 (2.16%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.16%) User Experience
4 2 (1.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) FlexPod
4 2 (1.44%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.44%) Informatics
4 2 (1.44%) IVR
4 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) CESG
5 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (16.55%) Windows
2 14 (10.07%) Windows Server
3 13 (9.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.88%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.16%) Linux
8 2 (1.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 15 (10.79%) ITIL V3
3 13 (9.35%) Network Monitoring
4 12 (8.63%) Service Delivery
5 11 (7.91%) Load Balancing
5 11 (7.91%) Migration
5 11 (7.91%) Network Design
6 10 (7.19%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (6.47%) Service Management
8 7 (5.04%) Change Control
8 7 (5.04%) Change Management
8 7 (5.04%) Email Filtering
8 7 (5.04%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (5.04%) Network Architecture
8 7 (5.04%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.04%) Web Filtering
9 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
10 5 (3.60%) Application Rationalisation
10 5 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (3.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.44%) C
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (58.27%) CCNA
2 80 (57.55%) CCNP
3 34 (24.46%) CCIE
4 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
5 14 (10.07%) MCSE
5 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (10.07%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.76%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (5.04%) Degree
8 6 (4.32%) MCSA
8 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.60%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.88%) CCDP
11 3 (2.16%) CISSP
11 3 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.44%) CISMP
12 2 (1.44%) CWNE
12 2 (1.44%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.72%) CCSA
13 1 (0.72%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.32%) QA
3 5 (3.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.32%) vSphere
4 3 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.44%) NFS
5 2 (1.44%) Xen
6 1 (0.72%) vCloud
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) SmoothWall
2 8 (5.76%) SCCM
3 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.88%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.88%) SCOM
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 106 (76.26%) Cisco
2 35 (25.18%) Juniper
3 21 (15.11%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.67%) CheckPoint
4 19 (13.67%) VMware
5 15 (10.79%) HP
6 13 (9.35%) F5
7 10 (7.19%) Clearswift
8 9 (6.47%) Citrix
8 9 (6.47%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.76%) Avaya
10 6 (4.32%) Intel Security
11 5 (3.60%) Brocade
11 5 (3.60%) Palo Alto
12 4 (2.88%) Canon
12 4 (2.88%) Dell
12 4 (2.88%) Kaspersky
12 4 (2.88%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.88%) Symantec
12 4 (2.88%) Veeam
North West
Austin Fraser
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