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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certification
Rank 55 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Cisco Certification 22 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 2.30% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.03% 13.42% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £306
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.27%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 149 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.50% 17.11% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 110
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £37.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Cisco Certification
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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 30 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
3 12 (46.15%) WLAN
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (42.31%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) BMC
5 10 (38.46%) TippingPoint
6 9 (34.62%) Network Design
7 7 (26.92%) Blue Coat
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (26.92%) F5
7 7 (26.92%) CCDP
7 7 (26.92%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 5 (19.23%) OPNET
9 5 (19.23%) Lisp
9 5 (19.23%) DMZ
9 5 (19.23%) BGP
9 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
10 4 (15.38%) Network Security
11 3 (11.54%) VMware
11 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (11.54%) MCSE
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
12 2 (7.69%) LAN
12 2 (7.69%) WAN

Cisco Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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%) 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 12 (46.15%) WLAN
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
3 5 (19.23%) DMZ
3 5 (19.23%) BGP
3 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
4 4 (15.38%) Network Security
5 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) DMVPN
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.85%) DSL
7 1 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
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%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Specialist
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%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Network Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
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 7 (26.92%) CCDP
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCITP
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) CCDA
6 1 (3.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OPNET
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) HP
3 10 (38.46%) BMC
3 10 (38.46%) 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%) BT
8 1 (3.85%) Radware
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Adobe
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) CommVault
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