The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.92% 4.63% 4.60%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 8.82% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.44 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +28.20%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 96 136 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 35.04% 52.51% 54.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 65
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £51.67
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Liverpool

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Liverpool

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Liverpool

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Ubuntu
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 8 (61.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 8 (61.54%) GitLab
3 8 (61.54%) Terraform
3 8 (61.54%) Ansible
3 8 (61.54%) SUSE
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Packer
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (7.69%) Network Design
8 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (7.69%) WSUS
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) GitLab
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Server Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Ubuntu
2 8 (61.54%) SUSE
2 8 (61.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCIE
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Ansible
1 8 (61.54%) Terraform
2 4 (30.77%) Packer
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Meraki
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Veeam