The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 31 May 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 30 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.09% 7.71% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 8.09% 13.66% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
Median daily rate £363 £325 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £286 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £51.67 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.88 £22.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +36.36%
Cisco
North West

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

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 205 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 50.58% 56.47% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 87 49
Median daily rate £388 £313 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
Median hourly rate £12.49 £35.06 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.37% +137.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Liverpool 0 10 £400 -5.88% 6
Bootle - 1 £450 -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco 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.

1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (30.77%) Migration
3 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 7 (26.92%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
4 6 (23.08%) CCNP
4 6 (23.08%) IP Telephony
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (15.38%) OpenScape
6 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) Windows
7 3 (11.54%) MPLS
7 3 (11.54%) BGP
7 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
7 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
7 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX

Cisco
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) LAN
1 7 (26.92%) WAN
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) IP Telephony
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (15.38%) DHCP
4 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) OpenScape
5 3 (11.54%) BGP
5 3 (11.54%) EIGRP
5 3 (11.54%) MPLS
5 3 (11.54%) SAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) FTP
6 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) SNMP
6 2 (7.69%) SSH
6 2 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Storage Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Designer
7 1 (3.85%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) EMC VMAX
2 3 (11.54%) EMC VNX
2 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Migration
2 7 (26.92%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Coaching
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) Panasonic
5 1 (3.85%) Veeam
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