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 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Cisco Systems, Inc.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 50 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +20
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.53% 4.33% 2.39%
As % of the Vendors category 10.19% 9.85% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 14
Average daily rate £400 £325 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +33.33%
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
540 589 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.64% 43.96% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 395 349
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.60 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.86 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 53 (49.07%) Firewall
2 51 (47.22%) VMware
3 41 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (28.70%) Linux
6 28 (25.93%) WAN
7 27 (25.00%) CCNP
8 26 (24.07%) Red Hat
8 26 (24.07%) VPN
8 26 (24.07%) LAN
9 24 (22.22%) Windows
10 22 (20.37%) OSPF
10 22 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
11 21 (19.44%) BGP
11 21 (19.44%) HP
11 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.52%) MPLS
13 19 (17.59%) SAN
13 19 (17.59%) F5
14 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (15.74%) ITIL
15 17 (15.74%) Games
15 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
16 16 (14.81%) Finance
16 16 (14.81%) CISSP
17 15 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (12.96%) Bash Shell
18 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (12.96%) Internet

Cisco
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 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 7 (6.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.85%) Apache
4 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (49.07%) Firewall
2 28 (25.93%) WAN
3 26 (24.07%) LAN
3 26 (24.07%) VPN
4 22 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (20.37%) OSPF
5 21 (19.44%) BGP
6 20 (18.52%) MPLS
7 19 (17.59%) SAN
8 15 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (12.96%) Internet
10 11 (10.19%) EIGRP
11 10 (9.26%) DNS
12 9 (8.33%) Network Security
12 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 8 (7.41%) FWSM
13 8 (7.41%) IPv6
14 7 (6.48%) HSRP
14 7 (6.48%) IPv4
14 7 (6.48%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.26%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) Informix
3 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.85%) Redis
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.78%) Hudson
1 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.78%) JIRA
1 3 (2.78%) Subversion
2 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (15.74%) Games
2 16 (14.81%) Finance
3 10 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.41%) Electronics
4 8 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.41%) Marketing
5 2 (1.85%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Advertising
6 1 (0.93%) Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Security Specialist
3 11 (10.19%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Architect
5 9 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Cisco Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Security Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) VMware Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.85%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.70%) IBM XIV
5 4 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.78%) PKI
7 2 (1.85%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.93%) DataPower
8 1 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 24 (22.22%) Windows
3 18 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (15.74%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.70%) Unix
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.74%) ITIL
2 12 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
2 12 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 11 (10.19%) Security Management
4 10 (9.26%) Data Security
4 10 (9.26%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.26%) Network Design
5 9 (8.33%) High Availability
6 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (7.41%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.48%) Migration
8 6 (5.56%) Computer Security
9 5 (4.63%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.70%) Project Management
10 4 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
11 3 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) Bash Shell
1 14 (12.96%) Perl
2 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.56%) Python
4 5 (4.63%) SQL
5 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.85%) PHP
6 2 (1.85%) Ruby
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 41 (37.96%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (25.00%) CCNP
3 16 (14.81%) CISSP
4 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (12.04%) CEH
5 13 (12.04%) MCSA
6 12 (11.11%) CCNA
7 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.41%) CCIE
9 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.63%) Degree
10 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.70%) CCDP
12 3 (2.78%) CCSP
12 3 (2.78%) CISA
12 3 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.85%) CCDE
13 2 (1.85%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.85%) MCITP
14 1 (0.93%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.78%) ISO 9000
2 3 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 8 (7.41%) vCloud
4 7 (6.48%) Active Directory
5 5 (4.63%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.78%) vSphere
7 2 (1.85%) KVM
7 2 (1.85%) Xen
8 1 (0.93%) Docker
8 1 (0.93%) Firmware
8 1 (0.93%) NFS
8 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.93%) XenApp
8 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.48%) Puppet
3 6 (5.56%) Nagios
4 5 (4.63%) Cacti
4 5 (4.63%) Graphite
4 5 (4.63%) Opsview
4 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.78%) Salt
7 2 (1.85%) Grafana
7 2 (1.85%) SCCM
8 1 (0.93%) Ansible
8 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.93%) OPNET
8 1 (0.93%) SCOM
8 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (47.22%) VMware
2 26 (24.07%) Red Hat
3 21 (19.44%) HP
3 21 (19.44%) Microsoft
4 19 (17.59%) F5
5 13 (12.04%) Palo Alto
6 12 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.26%) BMC
7 10 (9.26%) EMC
8 8 (7.41%) SAP
8 8 (7.41%) Symantec
9 7 (6.48%) Fortinet
9 7 (6.48%) Juniper
9 7 (6.48%) Riverbed
10 6 (5.56%) IBM
11 5 (4.63%) Citrix
11 5 (4.63%) Meraki
11 5 (4.63%) NetApp
11 5 (4.63%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.70%) Veritas
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
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Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago