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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 38 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 68 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.18% 3.68% 6.55%
As % of the Vendors category 10.38% 9.13% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £495 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +1.12%
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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
655 427 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.31% 40.25% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 269 225
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 21
Average hourly rate £18.89 £14.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.52% -60.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.12 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 60 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (46.03%) Firewall
3 48 (38.10%) CCNP
4 38 (30.16%) CCNA
5 31 (24.60%) ITIL
6 30 (23.81%) VMware
7 26 (20.63%) Windows
8 25 (19.84%) F5
9 24 (19.05%) Data Centre
9 24 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (18.25%) DMZ
10 23 (18.25%) Internet
11 22 (17.46%) Service Management
11 22 (17.46%) HP
11 22 (17.46%) WAN
11 22 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 21 (16.67%) SAN
12 21 (16.67%) BGP
13 20 (15.87%) UNIX
13 20 (15.87%) Load Balancing
14 19 (15.08%) Network Security
14 19 (15.08%) LDAP
14 19 (15.08%) CheckPoint
15 18 (14.29%) EIGRP
15 18 (14.29%) Incident Management
16 17 (13.49%) Workflow
16 17 (13.49%) Splunk
17 16 (12.70%) Smartcard
17 16 (12.70%) SSL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.17%) Lync
3 4 (3.17%) Apache
3 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.38%) IIS
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.59%) CMS
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 58 (46.03%) Firewall
2 24 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (18.25%) DMZ
3 23 (18.25%) Internet
4 22 (17.46%) WAN
4 22 (17.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (16.67%) SAN
5 21 (16.67%) BGP
6 19 (15.08%) Network Security
6 19 (15.08%) LDAP
7 18 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 16 (12.70%) SSL
9 14 (11.11%) MPLS
10 13 (10.32%) VPN
10 13 (10.32%) LAN
11 11 (8.73%) DNS
11 11 (8.73%) WLAN
12 9 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (5.56%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.17%) MySQL
3 3 (2.38%) Informix
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) QUnit
3 1 (0.79%) JUnit
3 1 (0.79%) JMeter
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
3 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.17%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 11 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 8 (6.35%) Design Engineer
4 8 (6.35%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (3.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (3.97%) Architect
6 5 (3.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) Analyst
7 4 (3.17%) Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (2.38%) Project Engineer
8 3 (2.38%) Network Designer
8 3 (2.38%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
1 3 (2.38%) JSON
1 3 (2.38%) REST
2 2 (1.59%) WCF
2 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.59%) SOAP
2 2 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.79%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.79%) JRules
3 1 (0.79%) Ajax
3 1 (0.79%) CSS
3 1 (0.79%) J2EE
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
3 1 (0.79%) JPA
3 1 (0.79%) Drools
3 1 (0.79%) Mustache
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (12.70%) Smartcard
3 8 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.76%) Clustering
5 5 (3.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.17%) IBM XIV
7 3 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.38%) NHS
8 2 (1.59%) PDA
8 2 (1.59%) Wiki
9 1 (0.79%) PKI
9 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.79%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.79%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.63%) Windows
2 20 (15.87%) UNIX
3 15 (11.90%) CentOS
4 13 (10.32%) Ubuntu
4 13 (10.32%) Linux
5 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (8.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) ITIL
2 22 (17.46%) Service Management
3 20 (15.87%) Load Balancing
4 18 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 17 (13.49%) Workflow
6 12 (9.52%) Network Design
7 10 (7.94%) Change Management
8 7 (5.56%) Migration
9 6 (4.76%) Project Management
10 5 (3.97%) TOGAF
10 5 (3.97%) DDoS Mitigation
11 4 (3.17%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.17%) DevOps
12 3 (2.38%) Service Desk Management
12 3 (2.38%) Open Source
12 3 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.38%) Change Control
12 3 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.52%) SQL
2 11 (8.73%) Lisp
3 7 (5.56%) PHP
4 3 (2.38%) C#
4 3 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (38.10%) CCNP
3 38 (30.16%) CCNA
4 12 (9.52%) CCDP
4 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.35%) CCIE
8 7 (5.56%) MCSE
8 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.17%) CCSP
10 3 (2.38%) CISSP
10 3 (2.38%) MCITP
11 2 (1.59%) Degree
11 2 (1.59%) CCVP
11 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.59%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.59%) MCTS
11 2 (1.59%) CCDA
11 2 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (10.32%) vSphere
3 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.35%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.17%) NFS
6 2 (1.59%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.59%) vCloud
6 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (7.14%) OPNET
3 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.38%) Salt
5 2 (1.59%) Opsview
5 2 (1.59%) Graphite
5 2 (1.59%) Ansible
5 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.59%) Puppet
5 2 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.59%) SCCM
5 2 (1.59%) SCOM
5 2 (1.59%) Cacti
5 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.79%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 30 (23.81%) VMware
2 25 (19.84%) F5
3 22 (17.46%) HP
4 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (15.08%) CheckPoint
6 17 (13.49%) Splunk
7 12 (9.52%) TippingPoint
8 11 (8.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (7.94%) BMC
10 9 (7.14%) NetApp
10 9 (7.14%) IBM
11 8 (6.35%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.56%) Brocade
12 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.56%) Citrix
12 7 (5.56%) Motorola
13 6 (4.76%) Juniper
14 3 (2.38%) Nortel
15 2 (1.59%) Avaya
15 2 (1.59%) Intel
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