The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 51 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 137 168 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.92% 3.75% 4.06%
As % of the Vendors category 8.56% 9.25% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 103 66
Median daily rate £375 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £213 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 15
Median hourly rate £20.73 £22.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.86% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £22.10 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £22.50 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £21.51 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+15.04% +0.05%
Cisco
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1601 1817 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.82% 40.57% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 1041 821
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 91 110
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.63% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.02 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco
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 across the North West region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Cisco
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 across the North West region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Cisco
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -14 67 £356 +3.63% 34
Cheshire +11 32 £400 - 15
Lancashire +34 19 £494 +132.35% 1
Merseyside -9 11 £400 -5.88% 1
Cumbria +10 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 102 (40.00%) Firewall
2 96 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (31.76%) Windows
4 73 (28.63%) WAN
5 69 (27.06%) LAN
6 67 (26.27%) VMware
7 62 (24.31%) Active Directory
8 60 (23.53%) ITIL
9 58 (22.75%) Windows Server
10 54 (21.18%) Microsoft
10 54 (21.18%) CCNP
11 53 (20.78%) CCNA
11 53 (20.78%) CheckPoint
12 52 (20.39%) Data Centre
13 46 (18.04%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (16.08%) VoIP
15 40 (15.69%) Network Security
16 38 (14.90%) Migration
17 35 (13.73%) SAN
18 34 (13.33%) Juniper
19 33 (12.94%) Citrix
20 31 (12.16%) DNS
21 30 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
22 29 (11.37%) TCP/IP
23 28 (10.98%) Clearswift
23 28 (10.98%) F5
24 26 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
25 24 (9.41%) CCIE
26 23 (9.02%) MPLS
26 23 (9.02%) Finance

Cisco
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 21 (8.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (6.27%) Skype for Business
3 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.96%) CMS
5 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.57%) IIS
6 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.53%) MS Office
3 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.10%) Office 365
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (40.00%) Firewall
2 73 (28.63%) WAN
3 69 (27.06%) LAN
4 46 (18.04%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (16.08%) VoIP
6 40 (15.69%) Network Security
7 35 (13.73%) SAN
8 31 (12.16%) DNS
9 29 (11.37%) TCP/IP
10 23 (9.02%) MPLS
11 21 (8.24%) SSL
11 21 (8.24%) Wireless
12 20 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (7.06%) DHCP
14 16 (6.27%) BGP
14 16 (6.27%) VPN
15 15 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (5.10%) OSPF
17 12 (4.71%) VLAN
18 10 (3.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (9.02%) Finance
2 10 (3.92%) Banking
3 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.57%) Retail
4 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (22.35%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (12.16%) Architect
4 23 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (7.45%) Network Architect
7 18 (7.06%) Analyst
7 18 (7.06%) Network Security Manager
7 18 (7.06%) Security Manager
8 16 (6.27%) Support Engineer
9 13 (5.10%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.53%) Network Manager
12 8 (3.14%) Firewall Engineer
12 8 (3.14%) IT Engineer
12 8 (3.14%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) Technical Manager
13 7 (2.75%) Consultant
13 7 (2.75%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.18%) WAP
2 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.78%) Middleware
3 1 (0.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.39%) CSS
3 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.67%) PKI
3 8 (3.14%) IVR
4 7 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.96%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.57%) EFT
6 4 (1.57%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.18%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.18%) NHS
7 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.18%) Replication
7 3 (1.18%) User Experience
7 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.78%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.78%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 81 (31.76%) Windows
2 58 (22.75%) Windows Server
3 30 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.31%) Linux
7 8 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.35%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.96%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.57%) AIX
10 4 (1.57%) Unix
11 3 (1.18%) Solaris
12 2 (0.78%) Android
12 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.39%) CentOS
13 1 (0.39%) Debian
13 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (23.53%) ITIL
2 38 (14.90%) Migration
3 19 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
4 18 (7.06%) ITIL V3
4 18 (7.06%) Network Design
5 16 (6.27%) Change Management
6 15 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 14 (5.49%) Change Control
8 12 (4.71%) Service Management
9 11 (4.31%) Application Rationalisation
9 11 (4.31%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (3.92%) Load Balancing
10 10 (3.92%) TOGAF
10 10 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (3.53%) SIEM
12 8 (3.14%) Email Filtering
12 8 (3.14%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.14%) PRINCE2
12 8 (3.14%) Project Management
12 8 (3.14%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.63%) SQL
2 9 (3.53%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.57%) PHP
4 3 (1.18%) C
4 3 (1.18%) Java
4 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.39%) C++
5 1 (0.39%) Korn
5 1 (0.39%) Perl
5 1 (0.39%) Python
5 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 96 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (21.18%) CCNP
3 53 (20.78%) CCNA
4 24 (9.41%) CCIE
5 21 (8.24%) Security Cleared
6 16 (6.27%) SC Cleared
7 15 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (4.71%) CISSP
9 10 (3.92%) CISM
10 9 (3.53%) CISMP
11 8 (3.14%) CCENT
12 7 (2.75%) DBS Check
12 7 (2.75%) Degree
12 7 (2.75%) MCSE
12 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.35%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (2.35%) CLAS
14 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.57%) CCDP
14 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.14%) QA
3 5 (1.96%) SLA
4 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (24.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.49%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.53%) XenApp
5 6 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.96%) vSphere
7 3 (1.18%) Dovecot
8 2 (0.78%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.78%) Postfix
8 2 (0.78%) Samba
9 1 (0.39%) Ceph
9 1 (0.39%) iptables
9 1 (0.39%) KVM
9 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.39%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.39%) Squid
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (8.24%) SCCM
2 16 (6.27%) SmoothWall
3 14 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.14%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.35%) SCOM
6 5 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 3 (1.18%) Cacti
8 3 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.18%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.78%) Nagios
9 2 (0.78%) NetApp OnCommand
10 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.39%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (26.27%) VMware
2 54 (21.18%) Microsoft
3 53 (20.78%) CheckPoint
4 34 (13.33%) Juniper
5 33 (12.94%) Citrix
6 28 (10.98%) Clearswift
6 28 (10.98%) F5
7 22 (8.63%) Avaya
7 22 (8.63%) EMC
8 20 (7.84%) HP
9 16 (6.27%) Intel Security
10 11 (4.31%) Dell
10 11 (4.31%) Kaspersky
11 8 (3.14%) NetApp
11 8 (3.14%) Symantec
12 7 (2.75%) Brocade
12 7 (2.75%) Fortinet
12 7 (2.75%) IBM
12 7 (2.75%) Oracle
13 6 (2.35%) SolarWinds
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