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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 22 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.21% 5.10% 3.55%
As % of the Vendors category 10.78% 12.12% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £294 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £359 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +3.44%
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
204 132 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 48.34% 42.04% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 67 72
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 28
Average hourly rate £12.38 £15.19 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.54% -53.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.00 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 -12 14 £225 -21.73% 10
Barnsley 0 3 £225 -48.86% 1
Rotherham -1 3 £288 -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 26 (49.06%) Firewall
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (28.30%) Linux
4 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
5 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000 Server
6 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
6 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000
6 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 13 (24.53%) VB
6 13 (24.53%) IIS
6 13 (24.53%) ITIL
6 13 (24.53%) NetApp
6 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
6 13 (24.53%) Migration
7 12 (22.64%) .NET
7 12 (22.64%) JBoss
7 12 (22.64%) CCNA
7 12 (22.64%) EMC
7 12 (22.64%) WAN
8 11 (20.75%) Wireless
9 10 (18.87%) CCNP
9 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
9 10 (18.87%) LAN
10 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
10 9 (16.98%) F5

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (24.53%) IIS
2 12 (22.64%) JBoss
3 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
3 6 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (49.06%) Firewall
2 12 (22.64%) WAN
3 11 (20.75%) Wireless
4 10 (18.87%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) DNS
5 8 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (11.32%) SAN
7 4 (7.55%) DHCP
7 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.66%) MPLS
8 3 (5.66%) BGP
8 3 (5.66%) VoIP
9 2 (3.77%) VPN
9 2 (3.77%) Network Security
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.89%) DSL
10 1 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.89%) WLAN
10 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Migration Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Data Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.77%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support
9 1 (1.89%) Senior IT Support
9 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 1 (1.89%) Monitoring Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Clustering
1 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (7.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Life Science
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (28.30%) Linux
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000
5 13 (24.53%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) UNIX
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
1 13 (24.53%) Migration
2 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
3 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (9.43%) Data Protection
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.77%) Data Security
7 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.77%) Network Management
8 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.89%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.89%) Critical Success Factor
8 1 (1.89%) Converged Infrastructure
8 1 (1.89%) Service Management
8 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
1 13 (24.53%) VB
1 13 (24.53%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (22.64%) CCNA
3 10 (18.87%) CCNP
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) MCTS
4 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) CCIE
5 1 (1.89%) CCDP
5 1 (1.89%) HP ASE
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) vCloud
5 1 (1.89%) XenServer
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.32%) Foglight
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) NetApp
2 13 (24.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (22.64%) EMC
4 10 (18.87%) CheckPoint
5 9 (16.98%) F5
6 7 (13.21%) HP
7 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 6 (11.32%) New Relic
8 4 (7.55%) VMware
9 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.89%) IBM
10 1 (1.89%) Dell
10 1 (1.89%) Citrix
10 1 (1.89%) Juniper
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