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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 47 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 63 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.34% 4.11% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 12.94% 9.74% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 15
Median daily rate £354 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £462 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.20 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
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
487 698 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.52% 42.23% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 456 275
Median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 10
Median hourly rate £12.25 £20.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.04 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 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 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 71 (51.45%) Firewall
2 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (36.96%) VMware
4 43 (31.16%) CCNP
5 33 (23.91%) Network Security
6 32 (23.19%) BGP
7 30 (21.74%) WAN
8 29 (21.01%) Windows
9 28 (20.29%) VPN
10 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 27 (19.57%) CCNA
10 27 (19.57%) Citrix
10 27 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (18.84%) Linux
11 26 (18.84%) LAN
11 26 (18.84%) F5
12 25 (18.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (18.12%) Palo Alto
13 24 (17.39%) OSPF
14 23 (16.67%) CheckPoint
15 22 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (13.04%) MPLS
17 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
17 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
18 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
18 16 (11.59%) EMC
19 15 (10.87%) HP
19 15 (10.87%) Reverse Proxy
19 15 (10.87%) Fortinet
20 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) Apache
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.72%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.90%) Office 365
4 3 (2.17%) IaaS
5 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (51.45%) Firewall
2 33 (23.91%) Network Security
3 32 (23.19%) BGP
4 30 (21.74%) WAN
5 28 (20.29%) VPN
6 26 (18.84%) LAN
7 25 (18.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (17.39%) OSPF
9 22 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (13.04%) MPLS
11 15 (10.87%) Reverse Proxy
12 14 (10.14%) DNS
13 13 (9.42%) FTP
14 12 (8.70%) EIGRP
14 12 (8.70%) Internet
14 12 (8.70%) VoIP
15 11 (7.97%) SSL
15 11 (7.97%) WLAN
16 7 (5.07%) Cisco IOS
16 7 (5.07%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.72%) Big Data
5 1 (0.72%) Informix
5 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.62%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.72%) Hudson
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.52%) Finance
1 9 (6.52%) Games
2 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
4 3 (2.17%) Electronics
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (1.45%) iGaming
5 2 (1.45%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) International Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (39.86%) Network Engineer
2 26 (18.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (8.70%) Technical Leader
5 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Architect
6 10 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Cisco Architect
9 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) VMware Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Automation Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.62%) Node.js
1 5 (3.62%) React
2 2 (1.45%) LAMP
2 2 (1.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.72%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.62%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (3.62%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.90%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.17%) Clustering
4 3 (2.17%) DataPower
4 3 (2.17%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.17%) IVR
4 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.45%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.72%) iSeries
6 1 (0.72%) Symmetrix
6 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.01%) Windows
2 26 (18.84%) Linux
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.80%) Unix
6 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Architecture
1 14 (10.14%) Network Design
2 13 (9.42%) Vulnerability Management
3 12 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 11 (7.97%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.52%) ITIL
6 8 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.07%) Quality Management
8 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.35%) DevOps
8 6 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.62%) BDD
9 5 (3.62%) Open Source
9 5 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.62%) TDD
9 5 (3.62%) Virtual Environments
10 4 (2.90%) Migration
10 4 (2.90%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.90%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.14%) SQL
2 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.07%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.62%) Ruby
5 3 (2.17%) PHP
6 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.45%) Perl
6 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.72%) C
7 1 (0.72%) Java
7 1 (0.72%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 54 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (31.16%) CCNP
3 27 (19.57%) CCNA
4 12 (8.70%) CCIE
5 9 (6.52%) JNCIS
6 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.62%) CCDA
7 5 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.90%) CCDP
9 2 (1.45%) CCDE
9 2 (1.45%) Degree
9 2 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.72%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (0.72%) CCSP
10 1 (0.72%) CCVP
10 1 (0.72%) CISSP
10 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.72%) MCSE
10 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.45%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO22301
System Software
1 27 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.07%) vCloud
4 6 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.62%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.17%) Firmware
6 3 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.45%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.45%) vSphere
8 1 (0.72%) Docker
8 1 (0.72%) Squid
8 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.80%) Puppet
2 7 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (4.35%) SCCM
4 5 (3.62%) Cisco UCCX
4 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.90%) OPNET
5 4 (2.90%) SCOM
6 3 (2.17%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.17%) Opsview
6 3 (2.17%) vRealize
7 2 (1.45%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.45%) Nagios
8 1 (0.72%) Ansible
8 1 (0.72%) Graphite
8 1 (0.72%) Salt
8 1 (0.72%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (36.96%) VMware
2 27 (19.57%) Citrix
2 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (18.84%) F5
4 25 (18.12%) Palo Alto
5 23 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 16 (11.59%) EMC
7 15 (10.87%) Fortinet
7 15 (10.87%) HP
8 14 (10.14%) Intel Security
9 13 (9.42%) Juniper
10 11 (7.97%) NetApp
11 9 (6.52%) IBM
11 9 (6.52%) Sourcefire
12 8 (5.80%) Red Hat
13 7 (5.07%) Symantec
14 6 (4.35%) Motorola
14 6 (4.35%) TippingPoint
15 5 (3.62%) BMC
16 3 (2.17%) SAP
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