Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 17 June 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cisco
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 56 41
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 100 79 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.28% 2.98% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 8.24% 7.05% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 38 78
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% +7.54% +2.36%
10th Percentile £208 £162 £192
90th Percentile £540 £500 £625
North West median daily rate £375 £393 £325
% change year-on-year -4.46% +20.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate £28.50 - £20.00
10th Percentile £24.65 - £14.30
90th Percentile £31.95 - £160.50
North West median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +75.00% +6.67% -53.85%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,213 1,120 1,470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.78% 42.28% 40.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 643 778
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £211 £213
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 42
Manchester median hourly rate £16.00 £13.55 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.10% -9.68% +8.72%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.43 £9.31
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.99 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Manchester

Cisco
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 June 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 +7 7 £365 +128.13%
Stockport - 3 £600 - 1
Wigan - 1 - - 4
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 44 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (39.00%) Firewall
3 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
3 33 (33.00%) ITIL
4 31 (31.00%) Windows
5 29 (29.00%) CCNP
6 23 (23.00%) Network Design
6 23 (23.00%) Windows Server
7 22 (22.00%) VMware
7 22 (22.00%) WAN
8 21 (21.00%) DNS
9 20 (20.00%) Project Management
9 20 (20.00%) Degree
10 19 (19.00%) DHCP
10 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
11 18 (18.00%) CCNA
11 18 (18.00%) LAN
11 18 (18.00%) Management Information System
11 18 (18.00%) Problem Management
12 17 (17.00%) Citrix
12 17 (17.00%) Linux
12 17 (17.00%) Office 365
13 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
13 15 (15.00%) CCIE
13 15 (15.00%) SaaS
13 15 (15.00%) PaaS
14 14 (14.00%) Open Source
14 14 (14.00%) Network Security
14 14 (14.00%) Chartered Engineer
14 14 (14.00%) Resource Management

Cisco
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 15 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (6.00%) OpenStack
4 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.00%) SAS
4 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) Apache
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Office 365
2 15 (15.00%) PaaS
2 15 (15.00%) SaaS
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (8.00%) IaaS
5 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.00%) Firewall
2 22 (22.00%) WAN
3 21 (21.00%) DNS
4 19 (19.00%) DHCP
5 18 (18.00%) LAN
6 14 (14.00%) Network Security
7 13 (13.00%) Skype
8 10 (10.00%) BGP
9 9 (9.00%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (9.00%) OSPF
9 9 (9.00%) SAN
9 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
10 8 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (8.00%) MPLS
10 8 (8.00%) VLAN
10 8 (8.00%) VoIP
11 7 (7.00%) Unified Communications
11 7 (7.00%) VPN
12 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.00%) DB2
2 5 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.00%) MySQL
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) SQLite
6 1 (1.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.00%) Robot Framework
General
1 10 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Back Office
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Network Specialist
7 5 (5.00%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (3.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) .NET
1 2 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
1 2 (2.00%) XML
2 1 (1.00%) JMS
2 1 (1.00%) JSON
2 1 (1.00%) Kafka
2 1 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.00%) OAuth
2 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.00%) REST
2 1 (1.00%) SAML
2 1 (1.00%) SOAP
2 1 (1.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) CCTV
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.00%) CMDB
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.00%) Windows
2 23 (23.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (17.00%) Linux
4 5 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.00%) CentOS
5 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.00%) SUSE
7 2 (2.00%) Debian
7 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.00%) Unix
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.00%) AIX
8 1 (1.00%) Android
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) ITIL
2 23 (23.00%) Network Design
3 20 (20.00%) Project Management
4 18 (18.00%) Problem Management
5 14 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) Data Management
5 14 (14.00%) Open Source
5 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2
5 14 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.00%) Resource Management
5 14 (14.00%) SFIA
6 13 (13.00%) Change Management
6 13 (13.00%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (11.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 10 (10.00%) DevOps
9 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.00%) High Availability
9 9 (9.00%) Service Management
10 8 (8.00%) ITSM
10 8 (8.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.00%) VB
3 4 (4.00%) VBScript
4 3 (3.00%) Perl
4 3 (3.00%) Ruby
5 2 (2.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.00%) Java
5 2 (2.00%) PHP
5 2 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (29.00%) CCNP
3 20 (20.00%) Degree
4 18 (18.00%) CCNA
5 15 (15.00%) CCIE
6 14 (14.00%) CCDP
6 14 (14.00%) Chartered Engineer
6 14 (14.00%) CISM
6 14 (14.00%) CISSP
6 14 (14.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (7.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (6.00%) MBA
9 5 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.00%) MCSE
12 2 (2.00%) ISEB
12 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) GDPR
2 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (19.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) XenApp
4 9 (9.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.00%) vSphere
4 9 (9.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.00%) Docker
9 2 (2.00%) KVM
10 1 (1.00%) Gluster
10 1 (1.00%) iptables
10 1 (1.00%) NFS
10 1 (1.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) WSUS
2 4 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (3.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.00%) Puppet
3 3 (3.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (2.00%) Cacti
4 2 (2.00%) collectd
4 2 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.00%) Grafana
4 2 (2.00%) Graphite
4 2 (2.00%) Icinga
4 2 (2.00%) Kibana
4 2 (2.00%) logstash
4 2 (2.00%) MaaS360
4 2 (2.00%) Observium
4 2 (2.00%) Salt
4 2 (2.00%) SCCM
4 2 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.00%) VMware
3 17 (17.00%) Citrix
4 10 (10.00%) HP
5 8 (8.00%) F5
5 8 (8.00%) IronPort
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle
6 6 (6.00%) Juniper
7 5 (5.00%) Brocade
7 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.00%) Informatica
7 5 (5.00%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.00%) Clearswift
8 4 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.00%) Splunk
9 3 (3.00%) ForeScout
9 3 (3.00%) Micro Focus
9 3 (3.00%) NetApp
9 3 (3.00%) Polycom
9 3 (3.00%) Red Hat