The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cisco Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 78 67
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 37 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.80% 1.62% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.88% 11.65% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £315 £260 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.15% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £352 £320
% change year-on-year -0.56% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -88.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +33.56% -8.88%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 196 249 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.84% 13.90% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 117
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Certification in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco Certification in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco Certification in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco Certification in Manchester

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Salford - 2 £218 -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 42 (66.67%) Cisco
2 38 (60.32%) Firewall
3 29 (46.03%) WAN
3 29 (46.03%) CCNP
4 26 (41.27%) LAN
5 25 (39.68%) CCNA
6 23 (36.51%) MPLS
7 21 (33.33%) Juniper
7 21 (33.33%) Network Security
8 17 (26.98%) F5
9 15 (23.81%) FortiGate
10 14 (22.22%) OSPF
10 14 (22.22%) CCIE
10 14 (22.22%) CCSP
11 13 (20.63%) Fortinet
11 13 (20.63%) DNS
11 13 (20.63%) CCDP
12 12 (19.05%) BGP
12 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
13 11 (17.46%) VMware
13 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
13 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
14 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (15.87%) Linux
14 10 (15.87%) Wireless
15 9 (14.29%) Network Design
15 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (14.29%) ITIL
15 9 (14.29%) VPN
15 9 (14.29%) Data Centre

Cisco Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) Confluence
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (60.32%) Firewall
2 29 (46.03%) WAN
3 26 (41.27%) LAN
4 23 (36.51%) MPLS
5 21 (33.33%) Network Security
6 14 (22.22%) OSPF
7 13 (20.63%) DNS
8 12 (19.05%) BGP
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (14.29%) VPN
11 8 (12.70%) DHCP
11 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.70%) VLAN
12 7 (11.11%) EIGRP
12 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 7 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (11.11%) IGRP
12 7 (11.11%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Firewall Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Implementation Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 11 (17.46%) Analyst
4 11 (17.46%) Network Specialist
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Network Analyst
6 8 (12.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco Network Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.17%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Life Science
4 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 8 (12.70%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Windows
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.29%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Network Design
3 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
4 4 (6.35%) High Availability
4 4 (6.35%) Migration
4 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.76%) ITSM
5 3 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (3.17%) Informatics
6 2 (3.17%) Project Management
7 1 (1.59%) Change Management
7 1 (1.59%) Document Management
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.59%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.59%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.59%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) CCNP
2 25 (39.68%) CCNA
3 14 (22.22%) CCIE
3 14 (22.22%) CCSP
4 13 (20.63%) CCDP
5 5 (7.94%) CCDA
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (4.76%) ISEB
7 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.76%) MCSE
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.59%) Degree
9 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.59%) MCITP
9 1 (1.59%) NCDA
9 1 (1.59%) NCIE
9 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) vSphere
3 3 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Cisco
2 21 (33.33%) Juniper
3 17 (26.98%) F5
4 13 (20.63%) Fortinet
5 11 (17.46%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
5 11 (17.46%) VMware
6 5 (7.94%) Aruba
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.17%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.17%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.59%) Avaya
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.59%) Foundry
9 1 (1.59%) Huawei
9 1 (1.59%) Lancope
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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