The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco Certification over the 3 months to 10 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 65 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 30 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.02% 1.76% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.24% 11.36% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 3
Average daily rate £375 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £446 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+106.83% -12.62%
Cisco Certification
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
267 176 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.97% 15.45% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 135 87
Average daily rate £410 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Cisco Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco Certification across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Cisco Certification Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification.

1 57 (89.06%) Cisco
2 48 (75.00%) Firewall
3 43 (67.19%) CCNP
4 26 (40.63%) CCNA
4 26 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (32.81%) LAN
6 20 (31.25%) ITIL
6 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 19 (29.69%) WAN
8 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (25.00%) CISSP
11 15 (23.44%) BGP
11 15 (23.44%) Network Security
12 14 (21.88%) MCSA
12 14 (21.88%) CEH
13 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
13 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS
13 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
14 12 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (17.19%) Security Management
15 11 (17.19%) Windows
15 11 (17.19%) F5
16 10 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 10 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
16 10 (15.63%) Palo Alto
16 10 (15.63%) EIGRP
16 10 (15.63%) OSPF
16 10 (15.63%) HP

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Cisco Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (75.00%) Firewall
2 26 (40.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (32.81%) LAN
4 19 (29.69%) WAN
5 17 (26.56%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (23.44%) BGP
6 15 (23.44%) Network Security
7 12 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (15.63%) EIGRP
8 10 (15.63%) OSPF
9 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
9 9 (14.06%) VoIP
9 9 (14.06%) VPN
10 8 (12.50%) DNS
10 8 (12.50%) Ethernet
10 8 (12.50%) FCoE
10 8 (12.50%) Internet
10 8 (12.50%) MPLS
11 6 (9.38%) HSRP
11 6 (9.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Informix
1 3 (4.69%) MySQL
1 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
1 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.25%) Finance
1 4 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Electronics
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (57.81%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (21.88%) Security Specialist
4 6 (9.38%) Design Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Network Support
7 2 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Incident Management
3 12 (18.75%) Ethical Hacking
4 11 (17.19%) Security Management
5 10 (15.63%) Data Security
5 10 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (10.94%) Network Design
8 6 (9.38%) Computer Security
8 6 (9.38%) High Availability
9 5 (7.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
10 4 (6.25%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
13 1 (1.56%) Change Management
13 1 (1.56%) Information Security
13 1 (1.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.25%) Perl
2 4 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.69%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 43 (67.19%) CCNP
2 26 (40.63%) CCNA
3 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (25.00%) CISSP
5 14 (21.88%) CEH
5 14 (21.88%) MCSA
6 9 (14.06%) CCIE
7 5 (7.81%) CCDP
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (6.25%) MCSE
9 3 (4.69%) CCSP
9 3 (4.69%) CISA
9 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.56%) CISM
11 1 (1.56%) CISMP
11 1 (1.56%) MCITP
11 1 (1.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.25%) ISO 9000
3 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.81%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.69%) vCloud
4 2 (3.13%) Firmware
5 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.13%) Cacti
3 2 (3.13%) Graphite
3 2 (3.13%) Nagios
3 2 (3.13%) Opsview
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (89.06%) Cisco
2 20 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.19%) F5
4 10 (15.63%) HP
4 10 (15.63%) Palo Alto
5 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.50%) Meraki
5 8 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 8 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.94%) VMware
7 4 (6.25%) Oracle
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.56%) Aruba
8 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.56%) Juniper
8 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.56%) Remedy
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas