Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certification
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 77 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 19 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.53% 2.03% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.60% 8.50% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 17
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £315 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -33.68% +47.29%
10th Percentile £216 £218 £194
90th Percentile £490 £443 £510
North West median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.08% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £30.63
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +153.97% -58.00% +18.11%

Cisco Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 198 447 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.94% 23.93% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 242 168
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +5.82%
10th Percentile £215 £263 £246
90th Percentile £538 £550 £528
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 30
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +54.70% -4.04%
10th Percentile £11.91 £13.12 £14.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £70.00 £44.45
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.87 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.68% +22.47% +94.44%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cisco Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Cheshire

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +40 5 £300 -29.41% 4
Chester +19 2 £270 +8.00%
Macclesfield +4 2 £393 -7.65%
Crewe -6 2 £325 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £263 -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 10 (52.63%) CCNA
3 9 (47.37%) CCNP
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (21.05%) VPN
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) SAML
8 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 3 (15.79%) Citrix
8 3 (15.79%) DHCP
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) Change Control
8 3 (15.79%) Network Design
8 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.79%) Network Security
8 3 (15.79%) NetScaler

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
1 6 (31.58%) Wireless
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) DHCP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) DMVPN
5 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (5.26%) H.323
6 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.53%) Local Government
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) SAML
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNA
2 9 (47.37%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Symantec
Cheshire
JM
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