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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 22 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.60% 3.83% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 5.21% 7.59% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £340 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +11.11%
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
96 145 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 50.00% 50.52% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 52
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £194 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £22.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +104.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 4 December 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (31.25%) Brocade
4 5 (31.25%) FWSM
4 5 (31.25%) NX-OS
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Network Design
6 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
6 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 2 (12.50%) Algorithms

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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (31.25%) FWSM
3 5 (31.25%) NX-OS
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DMZ
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) Internet
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Skype
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) UML
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) CCIE
3 4 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Brocade
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) F5
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.25%) VMware