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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 18 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.98% 8.50% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 17.12% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +178.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.44%
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
129 146 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 57.08% 49.66% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 76 48
Median daily rate £375 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +91.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.30 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £22.50 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (30.00%) CCIE
5 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) HP
5 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (25.00%) FWSM
5 5 (25.00%) Brocade
5 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) LAN
6 4 (20.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) EMC
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) Network Design
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (25.00%) FWSM
4 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) DNS
6 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (15.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) DMZ
7 2 (10.00%) SSH
7 2 (10.00%) TACACS
7 2 (10.00%) Telnet
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Storage Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) EMC VMAX
1 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Brocade
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (15.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.00%) LANDesk
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam
4 1 (5.00%) VMware