The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 9 32 19
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 10.84% 2.59% 4.91%
As % of the Vendors category 22.22% 6.04% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 6
Average daily rate
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£260 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.80% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £348 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
Cisco
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
162 149 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.80% 42.82% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 45
Average daily rate £338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.60 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the South Yorkshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the South Yorkshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +20 32 £260 -20.00% 9
Doncaster - 1 £425 -
Barnsley - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (41.25%) Firewall
3 26 (32.50%) DNS
4 24 (30.00%) CCNP
5 23 (28.75%) CheckPoint
6 20 (25.00%) CCNA
6 20 (25.00%) ITIL
7 18 (22.50%) Windows
7 18 (22.50%) Load Balancing
8 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
9 16 (20.00%) WAN
10 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 15 (18.75%) EIGRP
10 15 (18.75%) VMware
11 13 (16.25%) Wireless
12 12 (15.00%) BGP
12 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (13.75%) HP
14 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
14 10 (12.50%) Banking
14 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
15 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
15 9 (11.25%) SAN
15 9 (11.25%) NetApp
15 9 (11.25%) DHCP
15 9 (11.25%) LAN
16 8 (10.00%) Internet
16 8 (10.00%) MPLS

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (8.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.50%) Lync
2 6 (7.50%) Apache
2 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.00%) JBoss
5 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.25%) Firewall
2 26 (32.50%) DNS
3 16 (20.00%) WAN
4 15 (18.75%) EIGRP
5 13 (16.25%) Wireless
6 12 (15.00%) BGP
7 10 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (11.25%) SAN
8 9 (11.25%) DHCP
8 9 (11.25%) LAN
9 8 (10.00%) Internet
9 8 (10.00%) MPLS
9 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (10.00%) IP Telephony
10 6 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.00%) VPN
12 3 (3.75%) DWDM
12 3 (3.75%) OSPF
12 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.75%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) DB2
2 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.25%) HBase
2 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Back Office
2 3 (3.75%) German Language
3 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (1.25%) Legal
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (11.25%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Storage Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Support
9 3 (3.75%) Training Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Server Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.75%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) XML
1 2 (2.50%) XSLT
1 2 (2.50%) HTML
1 2 (2.50%) Rendezvous
1 2 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.75%) e-Health
4 3 (3.75%) CESG
4 3 (3.75%) HP StorageWorks
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (8.75%) AIX
2 7 (8.75%) HPUX
3 6 (7.50%) Solaris
4 5 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) Linux
5 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 18 (22.50%) Load Balancing
3 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.75%) ITSM
5 5 (6.25%) Network Management
5 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.00%) Change Management
6 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.00%) BCP
7 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.75%) Change Control
7 3 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.50%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.50%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.50%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (46.25%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.00%) CCNP
3 20 (25.00%) CCNA
4 10 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.75%) MCP
6 3 (3.75%) CIPD
7 1 (1.25%) CCIE
7 1 (1.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) vSphere
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.00%) vCloud
4 4 (5.00%) Firmware
5 3 (3.75%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.75%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.75%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.75%) XenApp
6 2 (2.50%) KVM
6 2 (2.50%) Xen
6 2 (2.50%) SRDF
6 2 (2.50%) NFS
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) SCOM
2 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 4 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (5.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.00%) EMC Navisphere
3 3 (3.75%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.25%) OpenView
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) VMware
3 11 (13.75%) HP
4 9 (11.25%) NetApp
5 7 (8.75%) Sun
5 7 (8.75%) Brocade
5 7 (8.75%) F5
6 6 (7.50%) Oracle
6 6 (7.50%) EMC
7 5 (6.25%) IBM
8 4 (5.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.00%) Symantec
8 4 (5.00%) McAfee
9 3 (3.75%) Cramer
9 3 (3.75%) Websense
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix
9 3 (3.75%) CA
9 3 (3.75%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.75%) Riverbed
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