The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 57 47 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 29 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.51% 3.15% 4.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.58% 8.28% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 27
Average daily rate £281 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
520 290 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.06% 38.11% 47.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 141 234
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £468 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 25
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.32 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £35.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Cisco
West Yorkshire

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014, 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 39 (50.65%) Firewall
2 23 (29.87%) Windows
3 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 19 (24.68%) NetApp
5 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
6 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
6 17 (22.08%) VMware
6 17 (22.08%) Project Management
7 15 (19.48%) DNS
7 15 (19.48%) LAN
8 13 (16.88%) WAN
8 13 (16.88%) VPN
8 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
9 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
9 12 (15.58%) Blue Coat
9 12 (15.58%) Oracle
10 11 (14.29%) MPLS
10 11 (14.29%) HP
10 11 (14.29%) SAN
11 10 (12.99%) EMC
11 10 (12.99%) CCNP
11 10 (12.99%) CCNA
11 10 (12.99%) SQL
11 10 (12.99%) Solaris
11 10 (12.99%) Wireless
11 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.99%) vSphere
12 9 (11.69%) Lync
12 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 18 (23.38%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Lync
3 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 7 (9.09%) Apache
4 6 (7.79%) nginx
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.65%) Firewall
2 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
3 15 (19.48%) LAN
4 13 (16.88%) WAN
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
5 11 (14.29%) MPLS
5 11 (14.29%) SAN
6 10 (12.99%) Wireless
7 9 (11.69%) IPsec
8 8 (10.39%) VoIP
9 6 (7.79%) Network Security
9 6 (7.79%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.19%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (5.19%) NAS
10 4 (5.19%) NetScreen
10 4 (5.19%) SMTP
11 3 (3.90%) OSPF
11 3 (3.90%) BGP
11 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Local Government
5 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (19.48%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Consultant
3 9 (11.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) XMPP
2 4 (5.19%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) COM
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) IVR
2 8 (10.39%) NHS
3 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.30%) Statistics
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) Windows
2 10 (12.99%) Solaris
2 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.09%) CentOS
3 7 (9.09%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.60%) Linux
6 2 (2.60%) UNIX
7 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Project Management
2 8 (10.39%) Data Management
2 8 (10.39%) Master Data Management
2 8 (10.39%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (9.09%) Service Management
3 7 (9.09%) ITIL
4 6 (7.79%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.49%) Workflow
6 4 (5.19%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Scrum
6 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
6 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.19%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.19%) QMS
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Network Management
8 2 (2.60%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Python
3 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.79%) C
3 6 (7.79%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (2.60%) C++
4 2 (2.60%) VB
5 1 (1.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.99%) CCNP
4 10 (12.99%) CCNA
5 5 (6.49%) Degree
6 3 (3.90%) CCIE
7 2 (2.60%) ISEB
7 2 (2.60%) CCDA
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCSA
8 1 (1.30%) CCVP
8 1 (1.30%) CCSE
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) CCDP
8 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCDE
8 1 (1.30%) VCDX
8 1 (1.30%) NCDA
8 1 (1.30%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) vSphere
2 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
3 8 (10.39%) Xen
3 8 (10.39%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.79%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (5.19%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.90%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.30%) UAG
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.30%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) XenServer
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.19%) SCOM
4 3 (3.90%) SCCM
5 2 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) NetApp
3 17 (22.08%) VMware
4 12 (15.58%) Blue Coat
4 12 (15.58%) Oracle
5 11 (14.29%) HP
6 10 (12.99%) EMC
7 8 (10.39%) IBM
7 8 (10.39%) Avaya
8 7 (9.09%) Juniper
8 7 (9.09%) Genesys
8 7 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 7 (9.09%) Splunk
9 6 (7.79%) McAfee
10 5 (6.49%) Sun
11 4 (5.19%) Citrix
12 2 (2.60%) Symantec
12 2 (2.60%) Lotus
12 2 (2.60%) Brocade
12 2 (2.60%) IronPort