The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 August 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 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 19 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.57% 3.32% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 8.51% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £344 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.36% +30.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
100 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 45.66% 39.00% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 41
Average daily rate £375 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £496 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -25.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Cisco
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 7 £200 -39.71% 4
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 4 (25.00%) Remedy
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) VoIP
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (12.50%) vSphere
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) DSL
6 1 (6.25%) WLAN
6 1 (6.25%) PBX
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Statistics
1 2 (12.50%) CLARiiON
1 2 (12.50%) EMC Centera
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Change Control
2 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (12.50%) Veeam
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) EMC
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
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