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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
North West / Lancashire
Rank 26 40 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.20% 2.93% 4.74%
As % of the Vendors category 14.41% 5.96% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 10
Median daily rate £525 £275 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% -36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £253 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £309 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £20.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+32.09% -4.70%

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
111 218 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.02% 49.10% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 135 114
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.39 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £63.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +11 14 £525 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 20 (54.05%) Data Centre
2 19 (51.35%) ITIL
3 18 (48.65%) LAN
3 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (37.84%) CCNA
4 14 (37.84%) WAN
5 11 (29.73%) SAN
6 10 (27.03%) CCIE
6 10 (27.03%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (27.03%) Migration
6 10 (27.03%) TOGAF
6 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
7 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
7 9 (24.32%) VoIP
8 8 (21.62%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) CCNP
8 8 (21.62%) HP
8 8 (21.62%) EMC
8 8 (21.62%) F5
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
9 7 (18.92%) 3PAR
9 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.92%) Brocade
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint

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 (13.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) IaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) LAN
2 14 (37.84%) WAN
3 11 (29.73%) SAN
4 10 (27.03%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (24.32%) VoIP
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (16.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (16.22%) Internet
8 4 (10.81%) Firewall
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) VPN
9 3 (8.11%) Softphone
9 3 (8.11%) Symposium
10 2 (5.41%) Broadband
11 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Network Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Storage Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) IT Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.11%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Manager
6 2 (5.41%) TOGAF Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
1 8 (21.62%) Windows Server
2 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Migration
2 10 (27.03%) TOGAF
3 9 (24.32%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Change Control
5 6 (16.22%) Network Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Network Design
8 3 (8.11%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Time Management
8 3 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (2.70%) Demand Management
9 1 (2.70%) Open Source
9 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNA
3 10 (27.03%) CCIE
3 10 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
4 8 (21.62%) CCNP
5 6 (16.22%) Degree
6 4 (10.81%) MCSE
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.70%) EMCSA
7 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Forum Sentry
1 6 (16.22%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
2 4 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (10.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) EMC
1 8 (21.62%) F5
1 8 (21.62%) HP
2 7 (18.92%) 3PAR
2 7 (18.92%) Brocade
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Intel Security
4 5 (13.51%) Symantec
5 4 (10.81%) Canon
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
6 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
6 3 (8.11%) Veeam
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya