Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 104 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 65 38 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.02% 1.30% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.87% 9.09% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 23
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -3.45%
10th Percentile £269 £219 £220
90th Percentile £538 £560 £535
North West median daily rate £388 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -5.49% +17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% +77.78% -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 505 418 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.73% 14.33% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 249 305
Manchester median daily rate £409 £390 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.81% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £225 £175 £202
90th Percentile £588 £589 £598
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 10
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.74% +20.21% -7.94%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.60 £13.58
90th Percentile £33.38 £55.75 £42.18
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -26.25% +60.00% -17.14%

Cisco Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco Certification in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Salford -5 5 £250 -50.00%
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 - -
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 63 (96.92%) Cisco
2 38 (58.46%) CCNA
3 35 (53.85%) Firewall
4 33 (50.77%) CCNP
5 28 (43.08%) WAN
6 26 (40.00%) LAN
7 20 (30.77%) Windows
8 19 (29.23%) Juniper
9 17 (26.15%) F5
10 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
10 16 (24.62%) VoIP
10 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.08%) CCIE
12 14 (21.54%) DNS
12 14 (21.54%) DHCP
12 14 (21.54%) Office 365
13 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 13 (20.00%) Wireless
14 12 (18.46%) Degree
14 12 (18.46%) Network Security
15 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
15 11 (16.92%) VMware
15 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (15.38%) VPN
16 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (13.85%) ITIL
17 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing

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 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (53.85%) Firewall
2 28 (43.08%) WAN
3 26 (40.00%) LAN
4 16 (24.62%) TCP/IP
4 16 (24.62%) VoIP
5 14 (21.54%) DHCP
5 14 (21.54%) DNS
6 13 (20.00%) Wireless
7 12 (18.46%) Network Security
8 11 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (15.38%) VPN
10 8 (12.31%) BGP
10 8 (12.31%) OSPF
11 7 (10.77%) Cisco Firepower
11 7 (10.77%) MPLS
12 6 (9.23%) SAN
13 5 (7.69%) ISDN
13 5 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Architect
2 9 (13.85%) Network Architect
3 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Network Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Data Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Data Centre Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Firewall Architect
4 7 (10.77%) Juniper Architect
5 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
7 4 (6.15%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.23%) CCTV
4 3 (4.62%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.54%) Handset
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.77%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 2 (3.08%) Unix
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (13.85%) ITIL
2 9 (13.85%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.31%) Network Design
4 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Network Management
6 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.69%) Network Segmentation
6 5 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.15%) Network Planning
7 4 (6.15%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.15%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
7 4 (6.15%) SFIA
7 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.62%) Informatics
8 3 (4.62%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (58.46%) CCNA
2 33 (50.77%) CCNP
3 15 (23.08%) CCIE
4 12 (18.46%) Degree
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.77%) CCIE Data Center
7 4 (6.15%) CCDP
7 4 (6.15%) CCENT
7 4 (6.15%) MCSE
8 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (4.62%) ISEB
8 3 (4.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (3.08%) CCSA
9 2 (3.08%) HP APS
9 2 (3.08%) MCITP
9 2 (3.08%) MCTS
10 1 (1.54%) MBA
10 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PMO
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Forum Sentry
1 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 63 (96.92%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Juniper
3 17 (26.15%) F5
4 11 (16.92%) VMware
5 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.31%) Palo Alto
7 7 (10.77%) Citrix
7 7 (10.77%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.77%) Meraki
7 7 (10.77%) Riverbed
8 6 (9.23%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.23%) Moogsoft
8 6 (9.23%) Remedy
9 4 (6.15%) BMC
9 4 (6.15%) Infoblox
9 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.08%) Forcepoint
10 2 (3.08%) HP
10 2 (3.08%) IronPort
10 2 (3.08%) Nokia