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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 40 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.76% 2.33% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.37% 6.78% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £333
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.54 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -4.76%
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 59 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.22% 34.30% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 25 81
Average daily rate £310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 12
Average hourly rate £31.20 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.29% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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
Blackpool -17 1 £513 -
Preston - 1 - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Lancaster - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Cognos
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (20.00%) F5
3 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) MPLS
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.00%) ADSL
4 2 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.00%) FWSM
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) F5
2 4 (20.00%) Cognos
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) webMethods
5 1 (5.00%) Symantec
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
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