Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 91 108
Rank change year-on-year -2 +17 -25
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 60 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.91% 1.56% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.19% 11.14% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 25
Manchester median daily rate £394 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +18.46% -
10th Percentile £230 £219 £194
90th Percentile £500 £573 £533
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +122.22% -55.00%
10th Percentile £20.30 £39.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £32.00 £41.00 £19.50
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -27.50% +97.53% -10.00%

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 455 395 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.52% 13.97% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 225 323
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £207 £155 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £571
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 13
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +25.86% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £13.09 £12.16
90th Percentile £33.30 £55.00 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% +45.45% -7.47%

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 18 October 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
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 18 October 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 - 8 £250 - 6
Oldham - 1 - - 1
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 39 (65.00%) CCNA
3 29 (48.33%) WAN
4 28 (46.67%) LAN
4 28 (46.67%) Firewall
5 27 (45.00%) CCNP
6 20 (33.33%) Windows
7 19 (31.67%) VoIP
8 17 (28.33%) Degree
9 14 (23.33%) Wireless
9 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.67%) DNS
10 13 (21.67%) DHCP
10 13 (21.67%) ITIL
10 13 (21.67%) Office 365
11 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 12 (20.00%) Juniper
12 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (16.67%) Network Security
13 10 (16.67%) Project Management
14 9 (15.00%) VMware
14 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
14 9 (15.00%) CCIE
14 9 (15.00%) F5
15 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

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 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) WAN
2 28 (46.67%) Firewall
2 28 (46.67%) LAN
3 19 (31.67%) VoIP
4 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (23.33%) Wireless
5 13 (21.67%) DHCP
5 13 (21.67%) DNS
6 10 (16.67%) Network Security
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (13.33%) MPLS
7 8 (13.33%) VPN
8 7 (11.67%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (10.00%) BGP
9 6 (10.00%) ISDN
9 6 (10.00%) OSPF
9 6 (10.00%) SSL
9 6 (10.00%) VLAN
10 5 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Network Support
6 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Firewall Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.33%) CCTV
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Handset
6 1 (1.67%) NHS
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (16.67%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (13.33%) Network Design
6 7 (11.67%) Service Management
7 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) High Availability
8 5 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (8.33%) SFIA
9 4 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (6.67%) Informatics
9 4 (6.67%) ITSM
9 4 (6.67%) Network Management
9 4 (6.67%) Network Segmentation
9 4 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (65.00%) CCNA
2 27 (45.00%) CCNP
3 17 (28.33%) Degree
4 9 (15.00%) CCIE
5 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.33%) CCDP
6 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (6.67%) CCENT
7 4 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.67%) ISEB
7 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (6.67%) MCSE
8 3 (5.00%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) CISM
8 3 (5.00%) CISSP
8 3 (5.00%) MBA
8 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.33%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (3.33%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) Forum Sentry
2 2 (3.33%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Juniper
4 9 (15.00%) F5
4 9 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.00%) Moogsoft
5 6 (10.00%) Remedy
6 5 (8.33%) Meraki
7 4 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix
8 3 (5.00%) ForeScout
8 3 (5.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.33%) Arista
9 2 (3.33%) BMC
9 2 (3.33%) Infoblox
9 2 (3.33%) Informatica
9 2 (3.33%) Nokia
9 2 (3.33%) Riverbed