The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Liverpool region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 18 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.14% 1.90% 2.92%
As % of the Vendors category 10.71% 5.08% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
84 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 48.00% 37.34% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 45
Average daily rate £388 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Cisco
Merseyside

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Statistics
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) NAS
6 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
6 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
6 2 (15.38%) Publishing
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) DSL
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (15.38%) CLARiiON
2 2 (15.38%) EMC Centera
2 2 (15.38%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CCNA
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Remedy
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 2 (15.38%) Adobe
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam