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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 29 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.04% 1.44% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 5.26% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.71% -15.47%
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
189 57 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.38% 27.27% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 21 75
Average daily rate £325 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £164 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £619 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £14.78 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £15.50 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
Chorley - 7 £440 - 2
Preston - 3 £235 -
Burnley - 1 £550 -
Lancaster - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Windows
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (37.04%) vSphere
5 9 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) VMS
7 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Firewall
8 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Cognos
8 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
8 4 (14.81%) Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 3 (11.11%) IBM
9 3 (11.11%) WAN
9 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (7.41%) webMethods
10 2 (7.41%) Symantec

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) Wireless
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.70%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.70%) ADSL
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Configuration Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XML
1 2 (7.41%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 8 (29.63%) VMS
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Business Transformation
3 4 (14.81%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (37.04%) vSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) Cognos
4 3 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) webMethods
5 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.41%) F5
5 2 (7.41%) Meraki
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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