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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 11 39 23
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 31 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 8.54% 2.07% 4.84%
As % of the Vendors category 18.24% 4.68% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £462 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% +22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.95 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £21.55 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
170 171 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 46.83% 44.19% 42.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 86 60
Average daily rate £321 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +10.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +25 21 £275 +34.14% 2
Doncaster - 7 £335 - 2
Rotherham - 1 - - 1
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) Blackberry
3 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Wireless
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (24.24%) Internet
6 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
7 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.21%) VMware
7 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
8 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
8 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.15%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix
8 5 (15.15%) DNS
8 5 (15.15%) XenApp
9 4 (12.12%) SCCM
9 4 (12.12%) SCOM
9 4 (12.12%) vSphere
9 4 (12.12%) Lync
9 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) WAN
9 4 (12.12%) DHCP
9 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (12.12%) Lync
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (33.33%) Firewall
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
2 10 (30.30%) Wireless
3 8 (24.24%) IP Telephony
3 8 (24.24%) Internet
3 8 (24.24%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (15.15%) LAN
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) VPN
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) MPLS
6 3 (9.09%) DWDM
6 3 (9.09%) SDH
6 3 (9.09%) GSM
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) SNMP
8 1 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
2 3 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 3 (9.09%) Server Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Network Support
4 2 (6.06%) Training Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
4 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.09%) Network Design
2 3 (9.09%) Change Control
2 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
4 1 (3.03%) SIEM
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) Logistics
4 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.03%) BCP
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
1 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNP
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.06%) CIPD
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) XenApp
3 4 (12.12%) vSphere
4 3 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (9.09%) MetaFrame
4 3 (9.09%) ISA Server
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) SCCM
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.03%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) CheckPoint
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) NetApp
5 3 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (9.09%) IBM
5 3 (9.09%) Cramer
6 2 (6.06%) Dell
6 2 (6.06%) Nokia
6 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL
7 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.03%) Aruba
7 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.03%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) JBoss