The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 24 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.26% 1.04% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.52% 1.79% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £419 £413 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
133 112 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 56.60% 58.03% 56.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 48 35
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £143 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.42 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -24.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Liverpool region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Liverpool region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (21.43%) CCNP
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) Windows
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Network Design
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 5 (17.86%) HP
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.86%) vSphere
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (14.29%) Time Management
7 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 4 (14.29%) NetApp
7 4 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.14%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.57%) MPLS
7 1 (3.57%) OSPF
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Architect
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (7.14%) SAN Specialist
3 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Designer
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Storage Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
2 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Network Design
2 4 (14.29%) Time Management
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCEA
6 1 (3.57%) CCEE
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.57%) HNC
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MOS
6 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (17.86%) vSphere
3 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.86%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 3 (10.71%) Brocade
6 3 (10.71%) Remedy
7 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Aruba
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
8 1 (3.57%) Mitel
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