The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.20% 5.99% 3.30%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 13.33% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Average daily rate
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£268 £270 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% +74.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -58.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.03
% change year-on-year
- +12.33%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
210 120 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.26% 44.94% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 49 107
Average daily rate £338 £310 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 12
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 2 £363 -
Blackpool -22 1 £350 -
Blackburn - 1 £268 - 2
Chorley - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) MCSE
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) WLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) DHCP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Wireless
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) IP Telephony
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) FWSM
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.67%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Technician
2 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) PC Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) MobileIron
3 1 (6.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (6.67%) ScanSafe
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
3 1 (6.67%) NetApp
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago