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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 28 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.68% 5.05% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.83% 11.96% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £275 £400 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -13.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
Cisco
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
106 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 59.22% 42.20% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 43
Average daily rate £448 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £424 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.00 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Email Filtering
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
3 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Clustering
4 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Migration Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Server Migration Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Technician
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Clustering
1 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
2 4 (28.57%) Email Filtering
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (7.14%) HNC
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Siemens
3 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec