The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 47 53 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 85 50 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 2.97% 4.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.11% 6.97% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 21 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.36 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 - £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.07 - £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.65%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
933 717 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.43% 42.58% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 402 347
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 41
Average hourly rate £13.60 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.47% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

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

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Leeds -4 67 £350 +7.69% 27
Bradford -9 10 £288 +54.36%
Halifax - 3 - - 3
Huddersfield - 1 £250 -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 76 (41.76%) Firewall
2 72 (39.56%) Cisco Certification
3 62 (34.07%) VMware
4 56 (30.77%) CCNP
5 50 (27.47%) Windows
6 46 (25.27%) CCNA
7 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
8 36 (19.78%) Load Balancing
9 35 (19.23%) SAN
10 34 (18.68%) ITIL
11 32 (17.58%) F5
11 32 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (17.03%) Data Centre
12 31 (17.03%) SQL
12 31 (17.03%) WAN
13 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 28 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
14 27 (14.84%) SolarWinds
14 27 (14.84%) Network Security
14 27 (14.84%) Linux
15 26 (14.29%) HP
15 26 (14.29%) CheckPoint
16 24 (13.19%) Internet
16 24 (13.19%) LAN
17 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
18 22 (12.09%) Project Management
18 22 (12.09%) vSphere
19 21 (11.54%) MPLS
20 20 (10.99%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 17 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.14%) IIS
3 8 (4.40%) Apache
3 8 (4.40%) Lync
4 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.85%) Node.js
4 7 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.10%) CMS
9 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.30%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (41.76%) Firewall
2 35 (19.23%) SAN
3 32 (17.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 31 (17.03%) WAN
5 28 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (14.84%) Network Security
7 24 (13.19%) LAN
7 24 (13.19%) Internet
8 21 (11.54%) MPLS
9 20 (10.99%) BGP
10 19 (10.44%) DMZ
10 19 (10.44%) VPN
11 17 (9.34%) DNS
12 12 (6.59%) EIGRP
12 12 (6.59%) NAS
13 10 (5.49%) FCoE
13 10 (5.49%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (5.49%) Ethernet
13 10 (5.49%) VoIP
14 9 (4.95%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.40%) Informix
2 8 (4.40%) MySQL
3 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
1 10 (5.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.65%) Banking
3 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.10%) Games
4 2 (1.10%) Law
4 2 (1.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (31.32%) Network Engineer
2 18 (9.89%) Architect
3 13 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (4.95%) Analyst
6 8 (4.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.85%) Consultant
7 7 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.30%) UNIX Engineer
8 6 (3.30%) Administrator
8 6 (3.30%) Senior UNIX Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Support Engineer
9 5 (2.75%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.40%) .NET
2 3 (1.65%) CSS
2 3 (1.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.10%) JSON
3 2 (1.10%) WCF
3 2 (1.10%) REST
3 2 (1.10%) SOAP
3 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.03%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.24%) Clustering
3 11 (6.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.40%) Visualisation
4 8 (4.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (4.40%) IBM XIV
5 7 (3.85%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.75%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.65%) PDA
8 2 (1.10%) DTV
9 1 (0.55%) NHS
9 1 (0.55%) Life Science
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) DataPower
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (27.47%) Windows
2 27 (14.84%) Linux
3 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (10.44%) UNIX
5 18 (9.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.75%) CentOS
9 4 (2.20%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.65%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.78%) Load Balancing
2 34 (18.68%) ITIL
3 22 (12.09%) Project Management
4 20 (10.99%) Migration
5 15 (8.24%) PRINCE2
6 13 (7.14%) Service Management
7 12 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 11 (6.04%) Change Management
8 11 (6.04%) DDoS Mitigation
9 9 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.40%) Workflow
10 8 (4.40%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.85%) DevOps
11 7 (3.85%) Build Automation
11 7 (3.85%) Network Design
12 6 (3.30%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.75%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.03%) SQL
2 10 (5.49%) PHP
3 6 (3.30%) Lisp
4 4 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.10%) C
5 2 (1.10%) C#
5 2 (1.10%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (39.56%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (30.77%) CCNP
3 46 (25.27%) CCNA
4 10 (5.49%) CCIE
4 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.49%) Security Cleared
5 9 (4.95%) CCDP
5 9 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (4.40%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.30%) MCSE
8 5 (2.75%) CCSP
8 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.20%) CISSP
10 3 (1.65%) MCITP
10 3 (1.65%) Degree
11 2 (1.10%) MCTS
11 2 (1.10%) CCVP
11 2 (1.10%) CCDA
12 1 (0.55%) CCIP
12 1 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (12.64%) Active Directory
3 22 (12.09%) vSphere
4 10 (5.49%) VMware ESX
4 10 (5.49%) VMware Server
5 5 (2.75%) NFS
6 4 (2.20%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.65%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.10%) Firmware
8 2 (1.10%) vCloud
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (9.34%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (4.95%) Cacti
2 9 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (4.95%) Nagios
2 9 (4.95%) Salt
2 9 (4.95%) Opsview
2 9 (4.95%) Graphite
3 8 (4.40%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (4.40%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.75%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.75%) OPNET
4 5 (2.75%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (1.65%) SCCM
6 2 (1.10%) SCOM
6 2 (1.10%) Puppet
6 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 62 (34.07%) VMware
2 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.58%) F5
4 27 (14.84%) SolarWinds
5 26 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 26 (14.29%) HP
6 20 (10.99%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.69%) IBM
8 10 (5.49%) NetApp
9 8 (4.40%) Citrix
9 8 (4.40%) Brocade
9 8 (4.40%) Splunk
10 7 (3.85%) TippingPoint
10 7 (3.85%) Veritas
11 6 (3.30%) BMC
11 6 (3.30%) Aruba
12 5 (2.75%) Juniper
13 4 (2.20%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.20%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.65%) Riverbed
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