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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 34 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.44% 1.61% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 3.45% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.42% -11.83%
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
199 87 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.18% 46.77% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 46 27
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.42 £20.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +70.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 2 March 2015. 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 -11 3 £325 +47.72% 2
Prescot - - - -
Cisco
North West

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) GLBP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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