The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 49 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.33% 5.12% 3.93%
As % of the Vendors category 8.43% 12.41% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 19
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +126.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -15.47%
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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
427 395 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 39.54% 41.27% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 227 183
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £111.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 34 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (40.32%) Firewall
3 23 (37.10%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (35.48%) CCNP
5 18 (29.03%) CCNA
5 18 (29.03%) ITIL
6 17 (27.42%) LAN
7 16 (25.81%) CCDP
7 16 (25.81%) Network Design
8 14 (22.58%) WAN
9 13 (20.97%) HP
9 13 (20.97%) BGP
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (17.74%) F5
10 11 (17.74%) WLAN
11 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
11 10 (16.13%) BMC
11 10 (16.13%) VMware
11 10 (16.13%) TippingPoint
12 9 (14.52%) SAN
12 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
12 9 (14.52%) Windows
13 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
13 8 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (11.29%) Lisp
14 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
15 6 (9.68%) SQL
15 6 (9.68%) MPLS
15 6 (9.68%) OSPF
15 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (8.06%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (4.84%) Lync
2 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (27.42%) LAN
4 14 (22.58%) WAN
5 13 (20.97%) BGP
5 13 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (17.74%) WLAN
7 10 (16.13%) EIGRP
8 9 (14.52%) SAN
9 6 (9.68%) MPLS
9 6 (9.68%) OSPF
9 6 (9.68%) DMVPN
9 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (8.06%) Network Security
10 5 (8.06%) DMZ
10 5 (8.06%) VPN
10 5 (8.06%) VoIP
11 4 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (6.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) Pentaho
1 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
1 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.06%) QUnit
1 5 (8.06%) JMeter
1 5 (8.06%) Subversion
1 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 6 (9.68%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Billing
3 3 (4.84%) Finance
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Design Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 5 (8.06%) Designer
4 5 (8.06%) Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Network Designer
8 1 (1.61%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) JSON
1 5 (8.06%) jQuery
1 5 (8.06%) Ajax
1 5 (8.06%) JPA
1 5 (8.06%) Drools
1 5 (8.06%) Apache Camel
1 5 (8.06%) Mustache
1 5 (8.06%) REST
1 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
1 5 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (8.06%) JRules
1 5 (8.06%) J2EE
1 5 (8.06%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) PKI
1 5 (8.06%) Smartcard
2 3 (4.84%) Open Source
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) CentOS
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) ITIL
2 16 (25.81%) Network Design
3 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.06%) MVC
4 5 (8.06%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) TDD
4 5 (8.06%) Workflow
5 4 (6.45%) Service Management
6 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.84%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.23%) Project Management
7 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.23%) BCP
7 2 (3.23%) Change Management
7 2 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) Lisp
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 5 (8.06%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) Java
3 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) PHP
3 5 (8.06%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (35.48%) CCNP
3 18 (29.03%) CCNA
4 16 (25.81%) CCDP
5 5 (8.06%) CCSA
6 4 (6.45%) CCIE
6 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) CCVP
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.84%) CCDA
7 3 (4.84%) MCSE
7 3 (4.84%) MCSA
8 2 (3.23%) CISSP
8 2 (3.23%) CCSE
8 2 (3.23%) VCP5
8 2 (3.23%) VCAP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.06%) OpenIDM
2 5 (8.06%) OPNET
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (4.84%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) HP
2 11 (17.74%) F5
3 10 (16.13%) BMC
3 10 (16.13%) VMware
3 10 (16.13%) TippingPoint
4 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.06%) Splunk
7 5 (8.06%) Blue Coat
7 5 (8.06%) Motorola
8 3 (4.84%) Brocade
8 3 (4.84%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.84%) Dot Hill
8 3 (4.84%) Juniper
8 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.23%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Polycom
10 1 (1.61%) Tandberg