Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 37 19
Rank change year-on-year 0 -18 +23
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.85% 3.37% 5.69%
As % of the Vendors category 7.73% 6.51% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 19
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +0.63%
10th Percentile £165 £273 £235
90th Percentile £423 £413 £453
North West median daily rate £399 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.33% +11.11% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Merseyside median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 Merseyside.

All Vendors
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 181 307 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.86% 51.77% 51.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 157 173
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £167 £270 £163
90th Percentile £581 £516 £513
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 10
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -18.06% +20.69%
10th Percentile £10.22 £11.38 £13.90
90th Percentile £18.88 £19.36 £23.75
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 Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Merseyside

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco 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 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
Liverpool -4 14 £388 -3.13% 2
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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) SUSE
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
4 3 (21.43%) CCNP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (21.43%) GitLab
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Ansible
4 3 (21.43%) Terraform
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
5 2 (14.29%) Meraki
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 2 (14.29%) Publishing
5 2 (14.29%) Thin Client

Cisco
Co-occurring 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (14.29%) NetScaler
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) IPsec
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) PABX
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) GitLab
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) SUSE
2 4 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Terraform
2 2 (14.29%) AppDNA
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) TrustSec
3 1 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) AppSense
3 2 (14.29%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Veeam