The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 10 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 27 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.40% 0.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.95% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £39.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-35.84% +93.90%
Cisco Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 97 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.07% 27.71% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £498 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Cisco Certification as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Merseyside region.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Merseyside region.

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Cisco Certification
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southport - 9 £325 -
Liverpool +6 1 £275 - 2
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco Certification.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) CCNA
4 10 (50.00%) LAN
4 10 (50.00%) WAN
5 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
5 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (40.00%) Intel Security
6 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
7 6 (30.00%) CCIE
8 5 (25.00%) CCNP
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) SAN
8 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Brocade
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (25.00%) FWSM
8 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
9 4 (20.00%) Network Design
10 3 (15.00%) Migration
10 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) VPN
10 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
11 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
11 2 (10.00%) Data Migration

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (50.00%) LAN
3 10 (50.00%) WAN
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (25.00%) FWSM
4 5 (25.00%) NX-OS
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) DHCP
6 2 (10.00%) DMZ
6 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) IPv4
7 1 (5.00%) IPv6
7 1 (5.00%) MRTG
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Hardware Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Storage Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) Network Design
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) CCIE
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSE
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) SolarWinds
3 8 (40.00%) Forcepoint
3 8 (40.00%) Intel Security
4 5 (25.00%) Brocade
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) LANDesk