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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
North West / Manchester
Rank 55 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 37 89 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.79% 4.99% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.01% 12.64% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 30
Median daily rate £339 £300 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.83% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 528 704 654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.88% 39.48% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 361 322
Median daily rate £380 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +5.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £90.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £339 -
Salford - 1 £160 - 1
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 47 (53.41%) Firewall
2 41 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (34.09%) WAN
4 28 (31.82%) LAN
5 27 (30.68%) CCNP
6 24 (27.27%) Juniper
7 22 (25.00%) VMware
8 21 (23.86%) CCNA
9 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
10 19 (21.59%) Windows
10 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (20.45%) F5
12 17 (19.32%) Web Services
13 15 (17.05%) Citrix
13 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
13 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
14 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
14 14 (15.91%) BGP
14 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
15 13 (14.77%) Wireless
15 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
15 13 (14.77%) Network Security
15 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (13.64%) VLAN
16 12 (13.64%) DNS
16 12 (13.64%) OSPF
17 11 (12.50%) Palo Alto
17 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related 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 (1.14%) CMS
1 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (53.41%) Firewall
2 30 (34.09%) WAN
3 28 (31.82%) LAN
4 14 (15.91%) BGP
5 13 (14.77%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (14.77%) Network Security
5 13 (14.77%) TCP/IP
5 13 (14.77%) Wireless
6 12 (13.64%) DNS
6 12 (13.64%) OSPF
6 12 (13.64%) VLAN
7 10 (11.36%) WebEx
8 8 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (9.09%) EIGRP
8 8 (9.09%) MPLS
9 7 (7.95%) DHCP
9 7 (7.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (7.95%) IGRP
9 7 (7.95%) NetScreen
9 7 (7.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 17 (19.32%) Analyst
3 14 (15.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Network Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Network Specialist
6 10 (11.36%) Security Consultant
7 9 (10.23%) Architect
7 9 (10.23%) IT Consultant
7 9 (10.23%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Network Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Designer
9 4 (4.55%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Security Designer
10 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.41%) IVR
4 2 (2.27%) Handset
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.09%) Linux
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.36%) Network Design
2 9 (10.23%) Information Security
2 9 (10.23%) ITIL
2 9 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (10.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.68%) Migration
4 5 (5.68%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (4.55%) Change Management
5 4 (4.55%) High Availability
5 4 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 4 (4.55%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.41%) Server Hardening
6 3 (3.41%) SIEM
6 3 (3.41%) Validation
7 2 (2.27%) ITSM
7 2 (2.27%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (46.59%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (30.68%) CCNP
3 21 (23.86%) CCNA
4 10 (11.36%) CCDP
5 9 (10.23%) CCIE
5 9 (10.23%) CISMP
5 9 (10.23%) CISSP
6 5 (5.68%) CCDA
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.27%) Degree
8 2 (2.27%) ISEB
8 2 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.27%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.14%) CCSP
9 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.14%) MCITP
9 1 (1.14%) MCTS
9 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) COBIT
1 9 (10.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (10.23%) ISO27002
2 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.23%) XenApp
3 8 (9.09%) ProxySG
4 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.82%) vSphere
6 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) Juniper
2 22 (25.00%) VMware
3 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.45%) F5
5 15 (17.05%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.05%) Citrix
6 11 (12.50%) Palo Alto
7 10 (11.36%) Blue Coat
8 8 (9.09%) NetApp
9 5 (5.68%) Aruba
10 3 (3.41%) Splunk
11 2 (2.27%) Ericsson
11 2 (2.27%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.27%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.27%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.27%) Verint
11 2 (2.27%) ZyXEL
12 1 (1.14%) BMC
12 1 (1.14%) Motorola
12 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
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