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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 39 52 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -27
Contract jobs citing Cisco 71 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.55% 2.60% 6.97%
As % of the Vendors category 10.73% 6.71% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £515 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.08%
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
662 432 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.44% 38.78% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 292 223
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £474 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 13
Average hourly rate £17.64 £13.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% -60.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 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 7 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 58 (48.74%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (42.02%) Firewall
3 42 (35.29%) CCNP
4 35 (29.41%) CCNA
5 31 (26.05%) ITIL
6 29 (24.37%) VMware
7 25 (21.01%) Windows
7 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (20.17%) BGP
9 23 (19.33%) F5
9 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
10 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
10 22 (18.49%) HP
11 21 (17.65%) DMZ
11 21 (17.65%) Internet
11 21 (17.65%) Service Management
11 21 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (15.97%) WAN
12 19 (15.97%) LDAP
13 18 (15.13%) UNIX
13 18 (15.13%) EIGRP
14 17 (14.29%) SAN
14 17 (14.29%) Splunk
14 17 (14.29%) Incident Management
15 16 (13.45%) Load Balancing
15 16 (13.45%) SSL
15 16 (13.45%) Smartcard
15 16 (13.45%) MPLS
15 16 (13.45%) CheckPoint
15 16 (13.45%) Workflow

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 11 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.52%) Lync
5 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.84%) CMS
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 50 (42.02%) Firewall
2 25 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (20.17%) BGP
4 21 (17.65%) DMZ
4 21 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (17.65%) Internet
5 19 (15.97%) LDAP
5 19 (15.97%) WAN
6 18 (15.13%) EIGRP
7 17 (14.29%) SAN
8 16 (13.45%) MPLS
8 16 (13.45%) SSL
9 15 (12.61%) Network Security
10 12 (10.08%) VPN
10 12 (10.08%) LAN
11 11 (9.24%) WLAN
12 10 (8.40%) OSPF
13 9 (7.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (5.88%) DMVPN
14 7 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) MySQL
3 3 (2.52%) Informix
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.84%) JUnit
2 1 (0.84%) JMeter
2 1 (0.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.84%) QUnit
General
1 9 (7.56%) Retail
2 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) Finance
4 3 (2.52%) Games
5 2 (1.68%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (36.97%) Network Engineer
2 11 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (7.56%) Technical Support
4 8 (6.72%) Design Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Architect
6 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Consultant
7 4 (3.36%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (2.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Network Consultant
8 3 (2.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.52%) Network Designer
8 3 (2.52%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) JSON
1 3 (2.52%) .NET
1 3 (2.52%) REST
2 2 (1.68%) WCF
2 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.68%) SOAP
2 2 (1.68%) Web Services
3 1 (0.84%) XML
3 1 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.84%) JRules
3 1 (0.84%) Ajax
3 1 (0.84%) jQuery
3 1 (0.84%) JPA
3 1 (0.84%) Drools
3 1 (0.84%) Mustache
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 16 (13.45%) Smartcard
3 8 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.36%) IBM XIV
6 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.52%) NHS
7 2 (1.68%) PDA
7 2 (1.68%) Wiki
7 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.84%) DataPower
8 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.84%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Windows
2 18 (15.13%) UNIX
3 14 (11.76%) CentOS
4 13 (10.92%) Ubuntu
5 12 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.40%) Linux
7 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.05%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Service Management
3 17 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 16 (13.45%) Load Balancing
4 16 (13.45%) Workflow
5 13 (10.92%) Network Design
6 11 (9.24%) Change Management
7 10 (8.40%) Migration
8 6 (5.04%) Project Management
9 5 (4.20%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.36%) Project Planning
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.36%) Change Control
11 3 (2.52%) Open Source
11 3 (2.52%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.52%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.52%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.52%) Service Desk Management
11 3 (2.52%) DDoS Mitigation
12 2 (1.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) SQL
2 11 (9.24%) Lisp
3 5 (4.20%) PHP
4 3 (2.52%) C#
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (48.74%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (35.29%) CCNP
3 35 (29.41%) CCNA
4 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 12 (10.08%) CCDP
6 11 (9.24%) CCIE
7 10 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.88%) MCSE
11 3 (2.52%) CCSP
11 3 (2.52%) CISSP
11 3 (2.52%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.52%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.52%) BC Cleared
11 3 (2.52%) MCITP
12 2 (1.68%) Degree
12 2 (1.68%) MCTS
12 2 (1.68%) CCDA
12 2 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (10.08%) vSphere
3 9 (7.56%) Active Directory
4 8 (6.72%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.68%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.68%) vCloud
5 2 (1.68%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (9.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (7.56%) OPNET
3 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.68%) SCCM
4 2 (1.68%) SCOM
4 2 (1.68%) Cacti
4 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.68%) Nagios
4 2 (1.68%) Opsview
4 2 (1.68%) Graphite
5 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.84%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.84%) Salt
5 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) VMware
2 23 (19.33%) F5
3 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.49%) HP
4 17 (14.29%) Splunk
5 16 (13.45%) CheckPoint
6 12 (10.08%) TippingPoint
7 10 (8.40%) BMC
8 9 (7.56%) NetApp
8 9 (7.56%) Red Hat
9 8 (6.72%) Blue Coat
9 8 (6.72%) IBM
10 7 (5.88%) Citrix
10 7 (5.88%) Juniper
10 7 (5.88%) Motorola
10 7 (5.88%) Brocade
11 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.52%) Remedy
12 3 (2.52%) Nortel
13 2 (1.68%) Intel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £270 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £260 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
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Rate: £480 - £510 per annum + DOE
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