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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 48 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 42 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.41% 4.04% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 9.03% 10.26% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 23
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.72% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +126.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
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
465 390 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.74% 39.43% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 223 203
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Average hourly rate £14.87 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.10 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.20 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 38 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (39.73%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (38.36%) CCNP
4 26 (35.62%) Firewall
5 23 (31.51%) HP
6 21 (28.77%) CCDP
7 20 (27.40%) CCNA
7 20 (27.40%) Network Design
8 19 (26.03%) BMC
9 18 (24.66%) LAN
9 18 (24.66%) WLAN
10 17 (23.29%) ITIL
10 17 (23.29%) TippingPoint
11 16 (21.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (20.55%) WAN
12 15 (20.55%) BGP
13 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
13 14 (19.18%) F5
14 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
14 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
15 11 (15.07%) SAN
15 11 (15.07%) Lisp
15 11 (15.07%) VMware
15 11 (15.07%) Cisco CUCM
16 10 (13.70%) Retail
17 9 (12.33%) Windows
17 9 (12.33%) DMZ
17 9 (12.33%) OPNET
17 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
18 8 (10.96%) VPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) Lync
2 5 (6.85%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (4.11%) SAS
4 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (39.73%) Cisco ASA
2 26 (35.62%) Firewall
3 18 (24.66%) WLAN
3 18 (24.66%) LAN
4 16 (21.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (20.55%) WAN
5 15 (20.55%) BGP
6 14 (19.18%) EIGRP
7 11 (15.07%) SAN
8 9 (12.33%) DMZ
9 8 (10.96%) VPN
9 8 (10.96%) DMVPN
9 8 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (9.59%) Network Security
11 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (5.48%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.48%) DNS
11 4 (5.48%) VoIP
11 4 (5.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.85%) Pentaho
1 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) JUnit
1 5 (6.85%) JMeter
1 5 (6.85%) Subversion
1 5 (6.85%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.85%) QUnit
1 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 10 (13.70%) Retail
2 4 (5.48%) Billing
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 8 (10.96%) Design Engineer
2 8 (10.96%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 5 (6.85%) Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
4 5 (6.85%) Network Specialist
4 5 (6.85%) Designer
5 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
6 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Server Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Security Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) XML
1 5 (6.85%) Hibernate
1 5 (6.85%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (6.85%) JRules
1 5 (6.85%) Ajax
1 5 (6.85%) JSON
1 5 (6.85%) jQuery
1 5 (6.85%) JPA
1 5 (6.85%) Drools
1 5 (6.85%) REST
1 5 (6.85%) Mustache
1 5 (6.85%) Apache Camel
1 5 (6.85%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) CSS
2 2 (2.74%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) HTML
3 1 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Smartcard
1 5 (6.85%) PKI
2 2 (2.74%) Replication
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.37%) Open Source
3 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.33%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) CentOS
3 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Network Design
2 17 (23.29%) ITIL
3 6 (8.22%) Service Management
3 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.85%) TDD
4 5 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (6.85%) MVC
4 5 (6.85%) Workflow
5 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
6 3 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.74%) BCP
7 2 (2.74%) Change Management
7 2 (2.74%) Project Management
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.07%) Lisp
2 6 (8.22%) SQL
3 5 (6.85%) C#
3 5 (6.85%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.85%) PHP
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (38.36%) CCNP
3 21 (28.77%) CCDP
4 20 (27.40%) CCNA
5 5 (6.85%) MCSE
5 5 (6.85%) MCSA
5 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.48%) CCSA
7 3 (4.11%) CCVP
7 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) CCDA
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 2 (2.74%) VCAP
8 2 (2.74%) VCP5
8 2 (2.74%) CCSE
8 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.37%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) QA
2 4 (5.48%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.74%) vSphere
3 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (12.33%) OPNET
3 5 (6.85%) OpenIDM
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.74%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.37%) Nagios
6 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (31.51%) HP
2 19 (26.03%) BMC
3 17 (23.29%) TippingPoint
4 14 (19.18%) F5
5 12 (16.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.07%) VMware
7 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
8 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
9 7 (9.59%) Motorola
10 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
11 5 (6.85%) Splunk
12 4 (5.48%) Brocade
13 3 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (4.11%) Citrix
13 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
13 3 (4.11%) Dot Hill
13 3 (4.11%) Remedy
14 2 (2.74%) Veeam
14 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.74%) NetApp
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
Posted: 5 days ago