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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certification
Rank 84 71 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 18 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.15% 2.09% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 14.58% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 2
Average daily rate £350 £350 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.88 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.42%
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
236 192 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.14% 14.33% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 125 85
Average daily rate £410 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) Firewall
3 29 (67.44%) CCNP
4 18 (41.86%) LAN
5 17 (39.53%) WAN
6 16 (37.21%) CISSP
7 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (32.56%) MCSA
7 14 (32.56%) VMware
7 14 (32.56%) CEH
8 13 (30.23%) ITIL
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
8 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
8 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.91%) CCNA
9 12 (27.91%) OSPF
9 12 (27.91%) Ethical Hacking
10 11 (25.58%) Security Management
10 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
10 11 (25.58%) BGP
10 11 (25.58%) VPN
11 10 (23.26%) EIGRP
11 10 (23.26%) Internet
11 10 (23.26%) Data Security
11 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
12 9 (20.93%) MPLS
12 9 (20.93%) CCIE
12 9 (20.93%) HP
12 9 (20.93%) Linux

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (4.65%) Apache
1 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (74.42%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) LAN
3 17 (39.53%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) OSPF
5 11 (25.58%) BGP
5 11 (25.58%) VPN
6 10 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (23.26%) EIGRP
6 10 (23.26%) Internet
7 9 (20.93%) MPLS
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) FWSM
8 6 (13.95%) HSRP
8 6 (13.95%) SAN
8 6 (13.95%) VRRP
9 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.30%) WLAN
11 3 (6.98%) IPv4
11 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Informix
2 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) Redis
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Hudson
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (11.63%) Games
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Network Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Security Specialist
3 6 (13.95%) Design Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.65%) LAMP
1 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (9.30%) Clustering
3 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) CLARiiON
4 2 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.65%) IBM XIV
4 2 (4.65%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) DataPower
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 7 (16.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 12 (27.91%) Ethical Hacking
3 11 (25.58%) Incident Management
3 11 (25.58%) Security Management
4 10 (23.26%) Data Security
5 8 (18.60%) Load Balancing
6 7 (16.28%) High Availability
6 7 (16.28%) Network Design
7 6 (13.95%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (13.95%) Computer Security
8 4 (9.30%) Information Security
8 4 (9.30%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
10 2 (4.65%) Change Management
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (4.65%) SIEM
11 1 (2.33%) Build Automation
11 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
1 6 (13.95%) Perl
1 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) PHP
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (67.44%) CCNP
2 16 (37.21%) CISSP
3 14 (32.56%) CEH
3 14 (32.56%) MCSA
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (27.91%) CCNA
5 9 (20.93%) CCIE
6 4 (9.30%) CCDP
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.98%) CCSP
7 3 (6.98%) CISA
7 3 (6.98%) Degree
7 3 (6.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.65%) CCDE
8 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.33%) CISM
9 1 (2.33%) CISMP
9 1 (2.33%) MCITP
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.30%) ISO 9000
3 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.95%) vCloud
4 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.33%) Docker
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.65%) Cacti
3 2 (4.65%) Graphite
3 2 (4.65%) Nagios
3 2 (4.65%) Opsview
4 1 (2.33%) Ansible
4 1 (2.33%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.33%) OPNET
4 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Salt
4 1 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) VMware
3 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.93%) HP
5 8 (18.60%) Palo Alto
6 7 (16.28%) F5
6 7 (16.28%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.63%) Meraki
7 5 (11.63%) Riverbed
8 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
8 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 4 (9.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas
10 2 (4.65%) EMC
11 1 (2.33%) BMC
11 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.33%) Dell
11 1 (2.33%) Juniper
11 1 (2.33%) Motorola
11 1 (2.33%) NetApp
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