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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.85% 4.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.97% 9.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.02% -10.00%
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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
138 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 60.79% 44.83% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 35 35
Average daily rate £325 £300 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -28.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £130 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.06 £12.49 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.72% -32.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.49 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.67 £12.49 £71.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 7 May 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) HSRP
5 4 (30.77%) GLBP
5 4 (30.77%) Network Management
5 4 (30.77%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Aruba
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) McAfee

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) DNS
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 5 (38.46%) Wireless
5 4 (30.77%) IPsec
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) BGP
5 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) VLAN
5 4 (30.77%) HSRP
5 4 (30.77%) GLBP
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Security Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
1 4 (30.77%) Network Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) McAfee
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya