The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Qualifications for the Merseyside 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 28 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.40% 1.28% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 5.26% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
49 57 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.90% 24.26% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 15
Average daily rate £425 £441 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.68% +35.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £549 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.64% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £17.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £17.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco Certification within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -2 3 £200 -56.75% 1
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) Internet
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) Remedy
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 2 (22.22%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) DSL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Adobe
7 1 (11.11%) SLA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) Internet
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) DSL
5 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) MCSE
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Remedy
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Adobe
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
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