Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 37 67
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 -11
Contract jobs citing Cisco 18 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.01% 4.26% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 9.78% 7.71% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 12
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £525 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +208.82% -34.30%
10th Percentile £401 £193 £148
90th Percentile £514 £660 £412
North West median daily rate £399 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.33% +11.11% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.14% -31.71% -8.89%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £17.81 £21.75
% change year-on-year -15.79% -18.10% -3.33%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 184 363 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 40.98% 55.17% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 230 242
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.61%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £205
90th Percentile £613 £544 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 36
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +63.82%
10th Percentile £36.88 £13.28 £13.00
90th Percentile £66.80 £66.01 £47.17
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.13 £17.17
% change year-on-year -11.72% +5.56% +7.31%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Lancashire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 12 £425 -
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) VLAN
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
7 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (16.67%) IFS
7 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
8 2 (11.11%) Forum Sentry
8 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Broadband
5 1 (5.56%) DMZ
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) HPUX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 2 (11.11%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) F5
1 3 (16.67%) IFS
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Symantec
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
2 2 (11.11%) Brocade
2 2 (11.11%) Cognos
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) webMethods
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) CommVault
3 1 (5.56%) Ericsson
3 1 (5.56%) Huawei
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) McAfee