Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.62% 4.25% 3.92%
As % of the Vendors category 8.50% 9.40% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 19
Merseyside median daily rate £390 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -15.00% -3.03%
10th Percentile £205 £275 £200
90th Percentile £465 £400 £479
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.64% -16.24%
North West median hourly rate £26.50 £16.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +65.63% -32.63% +10.47%

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 200 298 337
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 42.55% 45.22% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 187 209
Merseyside median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £301 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.35 £11.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £19.28 £16.68 £24.15
North West median hourly rate £16.64 £16.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +3.98% -20.99% +15.71%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 +9 13 £425 +6.25% 15
Birkenhead - 1 - - 2
Cisco
North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) Network Management
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
5 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) CCNP
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Security Management
6 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
6 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
6 5 (29.41%) Task Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
7 4 (23.53%) VMware
8 3 (17.65%) Change Management
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 3 (17.65%) BGP
8 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ISE
3 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (29.41%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) MPLS
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (17.65%) BGP
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
8 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 2 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (11.76%) ISDN
8 2 (11.76%) SMS
8 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Telephony Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) IVR
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) High Availability
2 7 (41.18%) Network Management
3 6 (35.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (29.41%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (29.41%) Programme Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Task Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.88%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Security Patching
7 1 (5.88%) Server Building
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (11.76%) SCCM
3 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) VMware
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Arista
4 1 (5.88%) BT
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Draytek
4 1 (5.88%) Wyse