The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 57 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 21 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 2.78% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.26% 14.62% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate
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£331 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £306 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £23.61 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-23.21% +7.29%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
115 171 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.13% 19.02% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 109
Average daily rate £336 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.34% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
West Yorkshire

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
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 22 July 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) CCNP
3 12 (46.15%) CCNA
4 11 (42.31%) WLAN
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (38.46%) HP
6 9 (34.62%) BMC
6 9 (34.62%) TippingPoint
7 8 (30.77%) Network Design
8 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
8 7 (26.92%) F5
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (23.08%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
9 6 (23.08%) CCDP
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) Retail
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 5 (19.23%) DMZ
10 5 (19.23%) Lisp
10 5 (19.23%) OPNET
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (11.54%) VMware
12 3 (11.54%) MCSE
12 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) WLAN
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (23.08%) BGP
3 6 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 5 (19.23%) DMZ
5 4 (15.38%) Network Security
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (7.69%) DMVPN
7 2 (7.69%) VPN
7 2 (7.69%) LAN
7 2 (7.69%) VoIP
7 2 (7.69%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.85%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Support
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Voice Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (3.85%) IVR
1 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Lisp
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CCNP
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 6 (23.08%) CCDP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OPNET
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) HP
3 9 (34.62%) BMC
3 9 (34.62%) TippingPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
4 7 (26.92%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.69%) Motorola
8 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.85%) Radware
8 1 (3.85%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Adobe
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) CommVault
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