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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 36 39 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.66% 2.52% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.01% 5.91% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £225 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +32.35%
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
183 186 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.31% 42.66% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 91 110
Median daily rate £370 £301 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +9.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 29
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -43.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 May 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
Preston +7 5 £235 -49.18%
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (41.67%) ITIL
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
6 8 (33.33%) HP
7 7 (29.17%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) CCNP
8 6 (25.00%) Wireless
9 5 (20.83%) VMware
9 5 (20.83%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) MS Office
9 5 (20.83%) MCSE
9 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (16.67%) MCSA
10 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) MCP
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008

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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
1 12 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
5 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) Broadband
6 2 (8.33%) DSL
6 2 (8.33%) FWSM
6 2 (8.33%) HTTP
6 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 2 (8.33%) SMTP
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) IT Support
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) WAP
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.17%) Energy Management
4 1 (4.17%) Escalation Management
4 1 (4.17%) Line Management
4 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (54.17%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 5 (20.83%) MCSE
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCP
5 4 (16.67%) MCSA
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
8 1 (4.17%) CCDP
8 1 (4.17%) CISSP
8 1 (4.17%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) HP ASE
8 1 (4.17%) HP MASE
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) HP
2 7 (29.17%) Juniper
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (8.33%) Polycom
7 1 (4.17%) Aruba
7 1 (4.17%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) Ericsson
7 1 (4.17%) Huawei
7 1 (4.17%) Mapinfo
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel
7 1 (4.17%) NEC
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Nokia
7 1 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (4.17%) Tellabs
7 1 (4.17%) Virgin Media