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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 40 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 59 45 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.98% 3.94% 4.72%
As % of the Vendors category 11.87% 9.91% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 20
Average daily rate £380 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £443 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +20.00%
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
497 454 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.54% 39.72% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 314 239
Average daily rate £400 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £457 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 65 (58.56%) Firewall
2 57 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (36.04%) CCNP
4 34 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 31 (27.93%) LAN
6 28 (25.23%) WAN
6 28 (25.23%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (25.23%) F5
7 27 (24.32%) VMware
8 25 (22.52%) BGP
8 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
9 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 22 (19.82%) CCNA
10 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (18.92%) Linux
11 21 (18.92%) MPLS
11 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
12 20 (18.02%) CheckPoint
13 19 (17.12%) HP
14 18 (16.22%) VPN
14 18 (16.22%) Windows
14 18 (16.22%) ITIL
14 18 (16.22%) Network Security
15 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (13.51%) CISSP
18 14 (12.61%) OSPF
18 14 (12.61%) Finance
18 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
19 13 (11.71%) CEH

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.31%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.80%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (58.56%) Firewall
2 34 (30.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 31 (27.93%) LAN
4 28 (25.23%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (25.23%) WAN
5 25 (22.52%) BGP
6 21 (18.92%) MPLS
7 18 (16.22%) Network Security
7 18 (16.22%) VPN
8 14 (12.61%) OSPF
9 13 (11.71%) SAN
10 12 (10.81%) DNS
10 12 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
10 12 (10.81%) Internet
11 11 (9.91%) EIGRP
11 11 (9.91%) TCP/IP
12 9 (8.11%) Ethernet
13 8 (7.21%) FCoE
14 7 (6.31%) FWSM
14 7 (6.31%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) Informix
3 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.80%) Redis
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) OLTP
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.80%) Hudson
1 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
1 2 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (1.80%) Subversion
General
1 14 (12.61%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Games
2 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.50%) Electronics
4 5 (4.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Law
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Back Office
6 1 (0.90%) Billing
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 16 (14.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Security Specialist
4 9 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (6.31%) Design Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Implementation Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.50%) Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Architect
7 5 (4.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Security Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.60%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.60%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Middleware
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 2 (1.80%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.90%) Java EE
3 1 (0.90%) JSON
3 1 (0.90%) REST
3 1 (0.90%) SOAP
3 1 (0.90%) WSDL
3 1 (0.90%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.50%) Smart Meter
4 4 (3.60%) PKI
5 3 (2.70%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.90%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Linux
2 18 (16.22%) Windows
3 17 (15.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (9.91%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) ITIL
2 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
3 13 (11.71%) DDoS Mitigation
4 12 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (10.81%) Migration
5 11 (9.91%) Security Management
6 10 (9.01%) Data Security
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 9 (8.11%) Network Design
8 8 (7.21%) High Availability
8 8 (7.21%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.41%) Computer Security
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.50%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.50%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.60%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) Bash Shell
1 11 (9.91%) Perl
2 6 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.50%) Python
4 3 (2.70%) Lisp
4 3 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.70%) SQL
5 1 (0.90%) C
5 1 (0.90%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (51.35%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (36.04%) CCNP
3 22 (19.82%) CCNA
4 16 (14.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (13.51%) CISSP
6 13 (11.71%) CEH
6 13 (11.71%) MCSA
7 9 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.21%) CCIE
9 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (6.31%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.50%) CCDP
11 3 (2.70%) CCSP
12 2 (1.80%) CISA
12 2 (1.80%) MCDST
12 2 (1.80%) MCITP
12 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.90%) Degree
13 1 (0.90%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.70%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.21%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.31%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.50%) vCloud
5 4 (3.60%) Firmware
6 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.80%) KVM
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 2 (1.80%) Xen
8 1 (0.90%) NFS
8 1 (0.90%) XenApp
8 1 (0.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (6.31%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
4 5 (4.50%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.60%) Cacti
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.60%) Graphite
5 4 (3.60%) Nagios
5 4 (3.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (3.60%) Opsview
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.80%) SCCM
7 1 (0.90%) Grafana
7 1 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.90%) Salt
7 1 (0.90%) SCOM
7 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (25.23%) F5
2 27 (24.32%) VMware
3 24 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 21 (18.92%) Red Hat
5 20 (18.02%) CheckPoint
6 19 (17.12%) HP
7 13 (11.71%) Palo Alto
8 10 (9.01%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.11%) Riverbed
10 8 (7.21%) Meraki
11 7 (6.31%) Symantec
12 6 (5.41%) BMC
13 5 (4.50%) SAP
14 4 (3.60%) Juniper
15 3 (2.70%) IBM
15 3 (2.70%) Oracle
16 2 (1.80%) Dell
16 2 (1.80%) EMC
16 2 (1.80%) NetApp
16 2 (1.80%) Veritas
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago