The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 33 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.09% 1.17% 2.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.90% 2.25% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£378 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 89 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.68% 52.05% 57.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 55
Average daily rate £360 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.63 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -33.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Bradford region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) FWSM
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) SonicWALL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP