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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.01% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £286 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.27% -11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.44 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.58% +24.44%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
41 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.60% 30.85% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 35
Average daily rate £310 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £28.50 £25.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.61% +11.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 £220 -
Cisco Certification
North West

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft