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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 48 55 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs citing Cisco 54 33 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.99% 2.74% 7.16%
As % of the Vendors category 9.17% 6.71% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £211 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £515 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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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
589 492 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.50% 40.86% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 338 170
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.28 £11.13 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 45 (45.92%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (43.88%) Firewall
3 33 (33.67%) CCNP
4 25 (25.51%) CCNA
4 25 (25.51%) ITIL
5 24 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (23.47%) Windows
6 23 (23.47%) VMware
7 22 (22.45%) BGP
8 21 (21.43%) F5
9 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
10 18 (18.37%) HP
11 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
11 17 (17.35%) EIGRP
11 17 (17.35%) MPLS
11 17 (17.35%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (16.33%) Workflow
12 16 (16.33%) Smartcard
12 16 (16.33%) Service Management
12 16 (16.33%) SSL
12 16 (16.33%) WAN
12 16 (16.33%) LDAP
12 16 (16.33%) Incident Management
13 15 (15.31%) Splunk
13 15 (15.31%) UNIX
13 15 (15.31%) SAN
14 14 (14.29%) CCDP
14 14 (14.29%) LAN
14 14 (14.29%) DMZ
14 14 (14.29%) Network Design

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 9 (9.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.12%) Lync
3 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.08%) Apache
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (43.88%) Firewall
2 24 (24.49%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (22.45%) BGP
4 17 (17.35%) EIGRP
4 17 (17.35%) MPLS
4 17 (17.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (16.33%) SSL
5 16 (16.33%) WAN
5 16 (16.33%) LDAP
6 15 (15.31%) SAN
7 14 (14.29%) LAN
7 14 (14.29%) DMZ
8 13 (13.27%) Internet
9 11 (11.22%) VPN
10 10 (10.20%) Network Security
10 10 (10.20%) WLAN
10 10 (10.20%) OSPF
10 10 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (6.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Informix
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.04%) Pentaho
4 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.04%) Subversion
2 2 (2.04%) JUnit
2 2 (2.04%) JMeter
2 2 (2.04%) QUnit
3 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.10%) Retail
2 3 (3.06%) Games
3 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (8.16%) Network Design Engineer
2 8 (8.16%) Design Engineer
2 8 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (4.08%) Designer
6 4 (4.08%) Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Consultant
7 3 (3.06%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.06%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) JSON
1 4 (4.08%) REST
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.04%) jQuery
3 2 (2.04%) WCF
3 2 (2.04%) Drools
3 2 (2.04%) JPA
3 2 (2.04%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.04%) JRules
3 2 (2.04%) Ajax
3 2 (2.04%) J2EE
3 2 (2.04%) SOAP
3 2 (2.04%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) XML
3 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.04%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.04%) Mustache
4 1 (1.02%) CSS
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (16.33%) Smartcard
3 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.10%) Clustering
5 4 (4.08%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.08%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.04%) Wiki
6 2 (2.04%) PKI
6 2 (2.04%) PDA
6 2 (2.04%) NHS
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.02%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.02%) Symmetrix
7 1 (1.02%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.47%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) UNIX
3 13 (13.27%) CentOS
4 12 (12.24%) Linux
5 11 (11.22%) Ubuntu
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.02%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 16 (16.33%) Workflow
2 16 (16.33%) Service Management
2 16 (16.33%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.29%) Network Design
4 10 (10.20%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.20%) Change Management
5 7 (7.14%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Open Source
7 5 (5.10%) Project Management
8 3 (3.06%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.06%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.06%) Change Control
8 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.04%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.04%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.04%) Information Security
9 2 (2.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) Lisp
2 9 (9.18%) SQL
3 6 (6.12%) PHP
4 4 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (2.04%) Python
5 2 (2.04%) Java
5 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.02%) Perl
6 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (45.92%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (33.67%) CCNP
3 25 (25.51%) CCNA
4 14 (14.29%) CCDP
5 13 (13.27%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.20%) CCIE
7 9 (9.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
9 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (5.10%) MCSE
11 3 (3.06%) CISSP
11 3 (3.06%) CCDA
11 3 (3.06%) MCITP
11 3 (3.06%) JNCIP
11 3 (3.06%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
12 2 (2.04%) Degree
12 2 (2.04%) CCSA
12 2 (2.04%) MCTS
12 2 (2.04%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
1 11 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.18%) vSphere
3 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.04%) NFS
4 2 (2.04%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.02%) vCloud
5 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) OPNET
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (5.10%) Nagios
3 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.04%) SCCM
4 2 (2.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.04%) Cacti
4 2 (2.04%) Opsview
4 2 (2.04%) Graphite
4 2 (2.04%) OpenIDM
5 1 (1.02%) Salt
5 1 (1.02%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) VMware
2 21 (21.43%) F5
3 18 (18.37%) HP
4 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
5 15 (15.31%) Splunk
6 12 (12.24%) Red Hat
7 11 (11.22%) TippingPoint
8 10 (10.20%) CheckPoint
9 9 (9.18%) BMC
9 9 (9.18%) Blue Coat
10 7 (7.14%) Juniper
10 7 (7.14%) IBM
11 6 (6.12%) NetApp
12 5 (5.10%) Motorola
12 5 (5.10%) Brocade
12 5 (5.10%) SolarWinds
13 4 (4.08%) Citrix
14 3 (3.06%) Remedy
14 3 (3.06%) Nortel
15 2 (2.04%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 17 days ago