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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 43 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.58% 2.35% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 5.33% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £228 £170 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% -36.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £148 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £455 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% -8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+35.13% -17.77%
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
204 150 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 53.68% 44.12% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 98 119
Median daily rate £375 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £31.40 £85.00
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
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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Preston 0 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 £155 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (54.55%) LAN
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) WAN
4 9 (40.91%) HP
4 9 (40.91%) ITIL
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
7 6 (27.27%) MS Office
7 6 (27.27%) MCSE
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Citrix
8 4 (18.18%) Juniper
8 4 (18.18%) MCSA
8 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) MCP
8 4 (18.18%) DNS
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (18.18%) Office 365
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
9 3 (13.64%) Wireless

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 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
3 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 2 (9.09%) Skype
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) FWSM
7 1 (4.55%) HTTP
7 1 (4.55%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) MPLS
7 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) IT Support
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) WAP
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
2 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
1 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 2 (9.09%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCP
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
5 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.55%) HP MASE
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
2 1 (4.55%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Mitel
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) Polycom
5 2 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) arcserve
6 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
6 1 (4.55%) IBM
6 1 (4.55%) Mapinfo
6 1 (4.55%) NetApp
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia
6 1 (4.55%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
6 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Sophos