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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 39 15 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.15% 6.67% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 14.77% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £269 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £82.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
210 88 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 50.24% 45.13% 55.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 38 116
Average daily rate £325 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £243 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £388 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 9
Average hourly rate £22.00 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -5.10%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 3 - - 1
Burnley - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) Cognos
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) IBM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.26%) Lync
1 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) ADSL
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) IP Telephony
6 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.26%) VLAN
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.26%) NAS
7 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.26%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Lead Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Network Support
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) PC Support
4 1 (5.26%) Communications Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
1 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
1 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
1 3 (15.79%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITSM
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Cognos
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
1 3 (15.79%) F5
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) MobileIron
3 1 (5.26%) Meru Networks
3 1 (5.26%) ScanSafe