The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 32 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 1.28% 2.68%
As % of the Vendors category 4.68% 2.87% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £175 £160 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -40.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £148 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+17.78% -3.25%
Cisco
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
171 209 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.81% 44.75% 52.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 158 126
Median daily rate £375 £440 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +46.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £578 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £27.00 £36.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.41 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Lancashire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Preston +3 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £155 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) CCNA
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 4 (21.05%) Juniper
7 4 (21.05%) Wireless
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
8 3 (15.79%) Local Government
8 3 (15.79%) Mitel
8 3 (15.79%) Network Design
8 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (10.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) LAN
2 9 (47.37%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) DHCP
6 2 (10.53%) Skype
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.26%) FWSM
7 1 (5.26%) HTTP
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (5.26%) SAN
7 1 (5.26%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Local Government
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
1 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (15.79%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
5 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) HP
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 3 (15.79%) Mitel
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Symantec
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Lotus
7 1 (5.26%) arcserve
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) Ericsson
7 1 (5.26%) Huawei
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.26%) Mapinfo
7 1 (5.26%) Nokia
7 1 (5.26%) Remedy
7 1 (5.26%) Sophos