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 3 months to 27 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.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.43% 4.03% 5.49%
As % of the Vendors category 7.45% 9.64% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 47
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £206 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 644 747 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.03% 41.80% 45.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 415 362
Median daily rate £418 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (44.71%) CCNP
3 31 (36.47%) Firewall
4 29 (34.12%) Juniper
5 27 (31.76%) WAN
6 25 (29.41%) Network Design
6 25 (29.41%) CCNA
7 23 (27.06%) LAN
8 21 (24.71%) MPLS
9 19 (22.35%) CCIE
9 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
9 19 (22.35%) Wireless
10 18 (21.18%) BGP
11 17 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (18.82%) VPN
13 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
13 15 (17.65%) F5
14 14 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (15.29%) Network Security
15 13 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (15.29%) OSPF
15 13 (15.29%) DNS
16 12 (14.12%) Windows
16 12 (14.12%) ITIL
16 12 (14.12%) VMware
16 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
17 11 (12.94%) Network Architecture
17 11 (12.94%) VLAN
17 11 (12.94%) VoIP
18 10 (11.76%) JNCIP

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 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Cisco SocialMiner
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Akamai
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) Firewall
2 27 (31.76%) WAN
3 23 (27.06%) LAN
4 21 (24.71%) MPLS
5 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
5 19 (22.35%) Wireless
6 18 (21.18%) BGP
7 17 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (18.82%) VPN
9 14 (16.47%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (15.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (15.29%) DNS
10 13 (15.29%) Network Security
10 13 (15.29%) OSPF
11 11 (12.94%) VLAN
11 11 (12.94%) VoIP
12 7 (8.24%) DHCP
12 7 (8.24%) EIGRP
12 7 (8.24%) NX-OS
13 6 (7.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.35%) Architect
3 17 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 12 (14.12%) Network Specialist
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Design Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Consultant
8 6 (7.06%) IP Design Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) IP Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.06%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 3 (3.53%) Security Specialist
11 3 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) .NET
1 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 10 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 2 (2.35%) Handset
5 2 (2.35%) IVR
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.18%) iPad
6 1 (1.18%) Life Science
6 1 (1.18%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Network Design
2 12 (14.12%) ITIL
3 11 (12.94%) Network Architecture
4 8 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.06%) High Availability
5 6 (7.06%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.88%) Change Management
6 5 (5.88%) ITSM
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (4.71%) Change Control
7 4 (4.71%) Service Management
8 3 (3.53%) Informatics
8 3 (3.53%) Migration
8 3 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.53%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.35%) Coaching
9 2 (2.35%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (44.71%) CCNP
3 25 (29.41%) CCNA
4 19 (22.35%) CCIE
5 10 (11.76%) JNCIP
6 8 (9.41%) JNCIE
7 7 (8.24%) CCDP
8 6 (7.06%) CCIE Service Provider
9 4 (4.71%) ISEB
9 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (3.53%) CISSP
10 3 (3.53%) Degree
11 2 (2.35%) CCSP
11 2 (2.35%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.18%) MCITP
12 1 (1.18%) MCP
12 1 (1.18%) MCSE
12 1 (1.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.18%) PMO
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.06%) vSphere
3 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) TrustSec
2 2 (2.35%) Stealthwatch
2 2 (2.35%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Juniper
2 15 (17.65%) CheckPoint
2 15 (17.65%) F5
3 12 (14.12%) VMware
4 9 (10.59%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) Palo Alto
5 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
7 4 (4.71%) Aruba
8 2 (2.35%) EMC
8 2 (2.35%) Ericsson
8 2 (2.35%) Remedy
8 2 (2.35%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.35%) SAP
8 2 (2.35%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.35%) Verint
8 2 (2.35%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.18%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.18%) McAfee
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