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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 25 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.83% 4.69% 5.63%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 8.33% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +102.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
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
136 144 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.11% 56.25% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 34
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £12.49 £51.67 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.82% +250.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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
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 31 May 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 31 May 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 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 4 (18.18%) Network Design
5 4 (18.18%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 3 (13.64%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) SAN
6 3 (13.64%) EMC
6 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
6 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
6 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX

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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
1 7 (31.82%) WAN
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
5 3 (13.64%) MPLS
5 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) ISDN
6 2 (9.09%) SMTP
6 2 (9.09%) SSH
6 2 (9.09%) TACACS
6 2 (9.09%) Telnet
6 2 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Network Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Switch Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (13.64%) EMC VNX
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) FlexPod
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Investment Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.55%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Panasonic
5 1 (4.55%) Veeam