Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 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
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 101 66
Rank change year-on-year +22 -35 +25
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 59 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.18% 1.71% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.75% 12.44% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 23
Manchester median daily rate £325 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +19.05% +21.15%
10th Percentile £220 £220 £161
90th Percentile £565 £503 £500
North West median daily rate £353 £400 £331
% change year-on-year -11.88% +20.75% +13.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £24.09 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.49% - -
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -30.77% +62.50% +26.98%

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 400 418 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.81% 13.71% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 257 224
Manchester median daily rate £450 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £245 £200 £165
90th Percentile £625 £600 £571
North West median daily rate £434 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.06% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 8
Manchester median hourly rate £25.67 £18.79 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.62% +70.82% -26.67%
10th Percentile £16.40 £12.78 £9.63
90th Percentile £42.50 £32.90 £49.58
North West median hourly rate £36.87 £32.82 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.36% -17.96% -6.98%

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 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 3 - -
Oldham - 2 - -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £192 - 3
Cisco Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 56 (94.92%) Cisco
2 37 (62.71%) CCNA
3 29 (49.15%) CCNP
4 22 (37.29%) Firewall
5 18 (30.51%) WAN
6 15 (25.42%) LAN
7 14 (23.73%) VMware
8 12 (20.34%) CCIE
8 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (20.34%) F5
9 11 (18.64%) DHCP
9 11 (18.64%) VPN
9 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.95%) VoIP
11 9 (15.25%) Network Design
11 9 (15.25%) Migration
11 9 (15.25%) Wireless
11 9 (15.25%) SSCP
11 9 (15.25%) MPLS
11 9 (15.25%) Juniper
11 9 (15.25%) DNS
11 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (15.25%) MCSA
12 8 (13.56%) Windows
12 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
12 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
12 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (13.56%) Palo Alto
13 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (11.86%) VLAN

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 (3.39%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) Firewall
2 18 (30.51%) WAN
3 15 (25.42%) LAN
4 11 (18.64%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) VPN
5 10 (16.95%) VoIP
6 9 (15.25%) DNS
6 9 (15.25%) MPLS
6 9 (15.25%) Wireless
7 8 (13.56%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.86%) BGP
8 7 (11.86%) VLAN
9 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (10.17%) Network Security
9 6 (10.17%) SSL
10 5 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.78%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Ant
General
1 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Network Architect
3 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco Architect
4 8 (13.56%) Cisco Network Architect
5 7 (11.86%) Network Specialist
6 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Data Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (5.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Network Support
9 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (3.39%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Clustering
2 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.69%) Handset
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) HPUX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Migration
1 9 (15.25%) Network Design
2 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.17%) Change Management
3 6 (10.17%) ITIL
3 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 5 (8.47%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.47%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (5.08%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.08%) DNA
6 3 (5.08%) High Availability
6 3 (5.08%) ITSM
6 3 (5.08%) Project Management
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) PHP
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) CCNA
2 29 (49.15%) CCNP
3 12 (20.34%) CCIE
3 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.25%) MCSA
4 9 (15.25%) SSCP
5 6 (10.17%) CCDP
5 6 (10.17%) Degree
5 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) CCDA
6 5 (8.47%) CCIE Data Center
6 5 (8.47%) JNCIA
7 4 (6.78%) CISSP
8 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (5.08%) ISEB
8 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (5.08%) MCSE
9 2 (3.39%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.39%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.08%) vSphere
3 2 (3.39%) Firmware
3 2 (3.39%) NFS
3 2 (3.39%) ProxySG
3 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (5.08%) FortiGate
1 3 (5.08%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (3.39%) Grafana
2 2 (3.39%) Nagios
2 2 (3.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.39%) vRealize
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 56 (94.92%) Cisco
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) F5
4 9 (15.25%) Juniper
5 8 (13.56%) Palo Alto
6 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.47%) Meraki
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.08%) Ericsson
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Huawei
8 3 (5.08%) Redback
8 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.39%) Avaya
9 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.39%) Brocade
9 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 2 (3.39%) IBM
9 2 (3.39%) Nortel
9 2 (3.39%) Sun