The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Leeds region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 48 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 38 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.24% 3.06% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 7.79% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 24
Average daily rate £281 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-12.19% -4.65%
Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
539 308 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 45.99% 39.24% 46.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 146 223
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.34 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £35.50 £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Cisco
West Yorkshire

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 39 (50.00%) Firewall
2 22 (28.21%) Windows
3 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (23.08%) NetApp
5 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 18 (23.08%) Project Management
6 17 (21.79%) VMware
6 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
7 16 (20.51%) DNS
7 16 (20.51%) LAN
8 14 (17.95%) WAN
9 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
10 12 (15.38%) VPN
11 11 (14.10%) SAN
11 11 (14.10%) Oracle
12 10 (12.82%) SQL
12 10 (12.82%) Solaris
12 10 (12.82%) CCNP
12 10 (12.82%) CCNA
12 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
12 10 (12.82%) HP
12 10 (12.82%) MPLS
12 10 (12.82%) Wireless
12 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (11.54%) vSphere
13 9 (11.54%) Lync
13 9 (11.54%) IVR

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.54%) Lync
3 7 (8.97%) IIS
3 7 (8.97%) Apache
4 6 (7.69%) nginx
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.00%) Firewall
2 17 (21.79%) TCP/IP
3 16 (20.51%) DNS
3 16 (20.51%) LAN
4 14 (17.95%) WAN
5 12 (15.38%) VPN
6 11 (14.10%) SAN
7 10 (12.82%) Wireless
7 10 (12.82%) MPLS
8 8 (10.26%) VoIP
8 8 (10.26%) IPsec
9 6 (7.69%) Network Security
9 6 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.13%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (5.13%) NAS
10 4 (5.13%) NetScreen
10 4 (5.13%) SMTP
11 3 (3.85%) SNMP
11 3 (3.85%) OSPF
11 3 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (8.97%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Banking
2 3 (3.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Consultant
3 9 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Architect
5 5 (6.41%) Integration Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Project Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) XMPP
2 4 (5.13%) XML
2 4 (5.13%) HTML
2 4 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) COM
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) IVR
2 8 (10.26%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.56%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.28%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 10 (12.82%) Solaris
2 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.97%) CentOS
3 7 (8.97%) Ubuntu
4 6 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Linux
6 2 (2.56%) UNIX
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.08%) Project Management
2 7 (8.97%) Service Management
2 7 (8.97%) ITIL
2 7 (8.97%) Data Management
2 7 (8.97%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (8.97%) Master Data Management
2 7 (8.97%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.41%) Workflow
5 4 (5.13%) Migration
5 4 (5.13%) Scrum
5 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.13%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
5 4 (5.13%) QMS
5 4 (5.13%) Network Management
6 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.82%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) Python
3 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 6 (7.69%) C
3 6 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (2.56%) PHP
4 2 (2.56%) C++
4 2 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 10 (12.82%) CCNP
4 10 (12.82%) CCNA
5 5 (6.41%) Degree
6 4 (5.13%) CCIE
7 2 (2.56%) ISEB
7 2 (2.56%) CCDA
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCSA
8 1 (1.28%) CCVP
8 1 (1.28%) CCSE
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.28%) CCDP
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCDE
8 1 (1.28%) VCDX
8 1 (1.28%) NCDA
8 1 (1.28%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) vSphere
3 8 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.97%) Xen
4 7 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (7.69%) Sendmail
6 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (5.13%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.56%) UAG
10 1 (1.28%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.28%) XenApp
10 1 (1.28%) XenServer
10 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 6 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
4 2 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (2.56%) SCCM
5 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.08%) NetApp
3 17 (21.79%) VMware
4 12 (15.38%) Blue Coat
5 11 (14.10%) Oracle
6 10 (12.82%) HP
7 9 (11.54%) EMC
8 8 (10.26%) Avaya
9 7 (8.97%) Juniper
9 7 (8.97%) Genesys
9 7 (8.97%) IBM
9 7 (8.97%) CheckPoint
9 7 (8.97%) Splunk
10 6 (7.69%) McAfee
11 5 (6.41%) Citrix
11 5 (6.41%) Sun
12 2 (2.56%) Symantec
12 2 (2.56%) Lotus
12 2 (2.56%) Brocade
12 2 (2.56%) IronPort
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