Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Cisco IOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco IOS over the 6 months to 18 September 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 IOS
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 132 155
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco IOS 7 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.42% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.59% 3.02% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Manchester median daily rate - £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.62% -5.45%
North West median daily rate £438 £337 £363
% change year-on-year +29.82% -7.03% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £29.00 - -

Cisco IOS is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 440 397 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.76% 13.74% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 216 310
Manchester median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £184 £162 £212
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 39 28
Manchester median hourly rate £19.40 £14.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.54% -18.84% -1.43%
10th Percentile £12.74 £11.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £43.88 £41.00 £41.13
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.51% -5.31% -4.99%

Cisco IOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco IOS in Manchester

Cisco IOS
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 IOS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 18 September 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 - 4 - -
Cisco IOS
North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco IOS 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 IOS.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VLAN
3 5 (71.43%) ITSM
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) ISDN
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) PBX
4 4 (57.14%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) SSL
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Informatics
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills

Cisco IOS
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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) VLAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
2 4 (57.14%) ISDN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) PBX
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) NX-OS
3 2 (28.57%) OSPF
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) Informatics
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNA
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Meraki
3 1 (14.29%) Bomgar
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft