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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 11 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 35 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.26% 3.49% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 19.77% 8.02% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 12
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 £144 £175 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £348 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.83%
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
177 162 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 46.83% 43.55% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 74 67
Average daily rate £300 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 22
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +137.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +17 27 £263 -19.23% 2
Doncaster - 1 £150 - 2
Rotherham - - - - 1
Barnsley - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (43.24%) Firewall
3 30 (40.54%) CCNP
4 28 (37.84%) DNS
5 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
6 23 (31.08%) CCNA
6 23 (31.08%) Load Balancing
7 18 (24.32%) EIGRP
8 16 (21.62%) WAN
9 14 (18.92%) Windows
9 14 (18.92%) BGP
10 13 (17.57%) F5
11 12 (16.22%) HP
11 12 (16.22%) ITIL
12 11 (14.86%) VMware
13 10 (13.51%) Wireless
13 10 (13.51%) Banking
13 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
14 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
14 9 (12.16%) SAN
14 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
15 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
16 7 (9.46%) ITSM
16 7 (9.46%) Brocade
16 7 (9.46%) EMC
16 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (9.46%) NetApp
16 7 (9.46%) LAN
16 7 (9.46%) DHCP
16 7 (9.46%) Sun

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (8.11%) Apache
1 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) Lync
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.24%) Firewall
2 28 (37.84%) DNS
3 18 (24.32%) EIGRP
4 16 (21.62%) WAN
5 14 (18.92%) BGP
6 10 (13.51%) Wireless
7 9 (12.16%) SAN
8 7 (9.46%) DHCP
8 7 (9.46%) LAN
9 6 (8.11%) MPLS
9 6 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.05%) OSPF
11 3 (4.05%) VoIP
11 3 (4.05%) RIP
11 3 (4.05%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (2.70%) iSCSI
12 2 (2.70%) NAS
12 2 (2.70%) Multicast
12 2 (2.70%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) DB2
2 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.35%) HBase
2 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (13.51%) Banking
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Analyst
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Network Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Administrator
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Project Engineer
8 2 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) HTML
1 2 (2.70%) XML
1 2 (2.70%) XSLT
1 2 (2.70%) Rendezvous
1 2 (2.70%) Middleware
1 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) CLARiiON
3 3 (4.05%) e-Health
3 3 (4.05%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) AIX
2 7 (9.46%) HPUX
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.11%) Solaris
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
4 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Load Balancing
2 12 (16.22%) ITIL
3 8 (10.81%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.46%) ITSM
5 5 (6.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.76%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.41%) Change Management
6 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.41%) BCP
6 4 (5.41%) Network Management
7 2 (2.70%) Fault Management
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Benchmarking
7 2 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.70%) Security Management
7 2 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (40.54%) CCNP
3 23 (31.08%) CCNA
4 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.35%) CCIE
6 1 (1.35%) VCP4
6 1 (1.35%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) vSphere
3 4 (5.41%) vCloud
3 4 (5.41%) Firmware
3 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) SRDF
4 2 (2.70%) NFS
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Xen
4 2 (2.70%) KVM
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) EMC Navisphere
1 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.41%) SCOM
1 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
1 4 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
1 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (4.05%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.35%) WSUS
3 1 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) CheckPoint
2 13 (17.57%) F5
3 12 (16.22%) HP
4 11 (14.86%) VMware
5 7 (9.46%) Brocade
5 7 (9.46%) EMC
5 7 (9.46%) Sun
5 7 (9.46%) NetApp
6 6 (8.11%) Oracle
7 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.41%) Symantec
8 4 (5.41%) McAfee
9 3 (4.05%) Websense
9 3 (4.05%) CA
9 3 (4.05%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.70%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.70%) Intel