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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 40 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 69 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.10% 3.52% 4.24%
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 8.05% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 15 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £365 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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
704 447 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.83% 43.74% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 279 234
Average daily rate £355 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £171 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 64 (51.61%) Firewall
2 60 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (37.10%) CCNP
4 38 (30.65%) CCNA
5 29 (23.39%) VMware
6 28 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 27 (21.77%) F5
8 26 (20.97%) WAN
8 26 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (19.35%) CheckPoint
9 24 (19.35%) Network Security
10 23 (18.55%) ITIL
11 22 (17.74%) Windows
11 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
11 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (16.94%) Internet
13 20 (16.13%) SAN
13 20 (16.13%) Load Balancing
14 19 (15.32%) DMZ
14 19 (15.32%) MPLS
14 19 (15.32%) BGP
15 18 (14.52%) LAN
16 17 (13.71%) HP
16 17 (13.71%) Linux
17 15 (12.10%) VPN
17 15 (12.10%) DNS
17 15 (12.10%) vSphere
18 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange
18 14 (11.29%) Red Hat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.65%) Lync
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.61%) IIS
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (51.61%) Firewall
2 26 (20.97%) WAN
2 26 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
3 24 (19.35%) Network Security
4 22 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (16.94%) Internet
6 20 (16.13%) SAN
7 19 (15.32%) DMZ
7 19 (15.32%) MPLS
7 19 (15.32%) BGP
8 18 (14.52%) LAN
9 15 (12.10%) VPN
9 15 (12.10%) DNS
10 12 (9.68%) EIGRP
11 10 (8.06%) FCoE
11 10 (8.06%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (8.06%) Ethernet
12 9 (7.26%) LDAP
13 7 (5.65%) SSL
14 6 (4.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.61%) Informix
2 2 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.65%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.03%) Retail
3 4 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.61%) Law
4 2 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (5.65%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (5.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (4.84%) Architect
6 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
6 5 (4.03%) Consultant
6 5 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (4.03%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.23%) Network Support
7 4 (3.23%) Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Test Manager
7 4 (3.23%) Network Consultant
7 4 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Web Services
1 3 (2.42%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.61%) SOAP
2 2 (1.61%) Middleware
2 2 (1.61%) JSON
2 2 (1.61%) WCF
2 2 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.65%) Smartcard
3 7 (5.65%) Clustering
4 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.03%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.61%) PDA
6 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.61%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.81%) Wiki
7 1 (0.81%) DataPower
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 17 (13.71%) Linux
3 11 (8.87%) UNIX
3 11 (8.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.03%) CentOS
7 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.61%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) ITIL
2 20 (16.13%) Load Balancing
3 12 (9.68%) Service Management
4 11 (8.87%) Migration
4 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.87%) DDoS Mitigation
5 10 (8.06%) Project Management
6 9 (7.26%) Change Management
7 8 (6.45%) Workflow
8 7 (5.65%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.03%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.03%) Network Design
9 5 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.23%) Validation
10 4 (3.23%) DevOps
11 3 (2.42%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (2.42%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.42%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.42%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.26%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) Lisp
3 4 (3.23%) PHP
4 2 (1.61%) C#
4 2 (1.61%) Java
4 2 (1.61%) Perl
4 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (48.39%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (37.10%) CCNP
3 38 (30.65%) CCNA
4 9 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (6.45%) CCIE
6 7 (5.65%) CCDP
6 7 (5.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.84%) MCSE
8 5 (4.03%) CCSP
8 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (3.23%) CISSP
10 3 (2.42%) MCITP
11 2 (1.61%) Degree
11 2 (1.61%) CCVP
11 2 (1.61%) CCDA
11 2 (1.61%) MCTS
12 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.81%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.10%) vSphere
2 14 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.03%) NFS
6 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.61%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.61%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.61%) vCloud
8 1 (0.81%) Firmware
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.06%) SolarWinds Orion
2 8 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.03%) FortiGate
3 5 (4.03%) OPNET
4 3 (2.42%) Nagios
4 3 (2.42%) Cacti
4 3 (2.42%) Salt
4 3 (2.42%) Opsview
4 3 (2.42%) Graphite
5 2 (1.61%) Ansible
5 2 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.61%) Puppet
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.61%) SCCM
5 2 (1.61%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) VMware
2 27 (21.77%) F5
3 24 (19.35%) CheckPoint
4 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
5 17 (13.71%) HP
6 14 (11.29%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.06%) SolarWinds
8 8 (6.45%) Splunk
8 8 (6.45%) IBM
8 8 (6.45%) NetApp
9 7 (5.65%) TippingPoint
9 7 (5.65%) Brocade
10 6 (4.84%) BMC
11 5 (4.03%) Juniper
11 5 (4.03%) Citrix
12 4 (3.23%) Blue Coat
12 4 (3.23%) Aruba
13 3 (2.42%) Nortel
13 3 (2.42%) Motorola
14 2 (1.61%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago