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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 72 51
Rank change year-on-year +12 -21  
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 27 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 1.63% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.92% 11.15% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.16% -0.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -48.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -7.85% +79.48%  

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 209 260 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.93% 14.62% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 129 126
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £213 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £18.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.51% -27.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.58 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

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 28 June 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 51 (79.69%) Cisco
2 39 (60.94%) CCNP
3 35 (54.69%) Firewall
4 29 (45.31%) CCNA
5 26 (40.63%) MPLS
6 25 (39.06%) WAN
7 22 (34.38%) LAN
8 21 (32.81%) Juniper
9 19 (29.69%) CCIE
10 17 (26.56%) Wireless
11 16 (25.00%) Network Design
12 14 (21.88%) Network Security
13 13 (20.31%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (20.31%) BGP
13 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
14 12 (18.75%) CCSP
15 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
15 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
16 10 (15.63%) OSPF
16 10 (15.63%) JNCIP
16 10 (15.63%) VMware
16 10 (15.63%) Network Architecture
16 10 (15.63%) FortiGate
17 9 (14.06%) F5
17 9 (14.06%) VPN
17 9 (14.06%) DNS
17 9 (14.06%) VoIP
18 8 (12.50%) ITIL
18 8 (12.50%) 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 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (54.69%) Firewall
2 26 (40.63%) MPLS
3 25 (39.06%) WAN
4 22 (34.38%) LAN
5 17 (26.56%) Wireless
6 14 (21.88%) Network Security
7 13 (20.31%) BGP
7 13 (20.31%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (20.31%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (17.19%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.63%) OSPF
10 9 (14.06%) DNS
10 9 (14.06%) VoIP
10 9 (14.06%) VPN
11 7 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.94%) VLAN
12 6 (9.38%) EIGRP
13 4 (6.25%) DHCP
13 4 (6.25%) IGRP
13 4 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.56%) Design Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Firewall Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Implementation Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Network Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Network Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) IP Design Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) IP Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Network Specialist
9 4 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Cisco Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.69%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Life Science
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) Network Design
2 10 (15.63%) Network Architecture
3 8 (12.50%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (7.81%) High Availability
4 5 (7.81%) ITSM
4 5 (7.81%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.25%) Project Management
5 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (4.69%) Informatics
6 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.13%) Process Improvement
8 1 (1.56%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (1.56%) IT Strategy
8 1 (1.56%) Network Management
8 1 (1.56%) Remediation Plan
8 1 (1.56%) Security Auditing
8 1 (1.56%) Time Management
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (60.94%) CCNP
2 29 (45.31%) CCNA
3 19 (29.69%) CCIE
4 12 (18.75%) CCSP
5 10 (15.63%) JNCIP
6 7 (10.94%) CCDP
6 7 (10.94%) JNCIE
7 6 (9.38%) CCIE Service Provider
8 4 (6.25%) ISEB
8 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (4.69%) Degree
9 3 (4.69%) MCSE
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
10 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
10 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.56%) CCIE Security
11 1 (1.56%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.56%) MCITP
11 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.56%) PMO
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) vSphere
3 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.13%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 51 (79.69%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) Juniper
3 13 (20.31%) CheckPoint
4 11 (17.19%) Fortinet
5 10 (15.63%) VMware
6 9 (14.06%) F5
7 8 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 4 (6.25%) Aruba
8 4 (6.25%) Citrix
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.13%) NetApp
9 2 (3.13%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.56%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
10 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
10 1 (1.56%) Foundry
10 1 (1.56%) Lancope
10 1 (1.56%) Red Box
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