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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 64 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 41 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.38% 2.75% 2.53%
As % of the Vendors category 5.92% 6.68% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £310 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
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
692 629 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.09% 41.14% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 329 273
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 29
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +0.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.02 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £35.00 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 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
Leeds -9 27 £325 -18.75% 30
Bradford -2 3 £330 - 4
Wakefield - 2 £300 - 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - - 1
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 50 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (35.87%) CCNP
3 32 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (30.43%) CCNA
4 28 (30.43%) HP
5 24 (26.09%) LAN
5 24 (26.09%) Firewall
6 22 (23.91%) WLAN
6 22 (23.91%) WAN
6 22 (23.91%) Network Design
7 21 (22.83%) BMC
8 20 (21.74%) CCDP
8 20 (21.74%) TippingPoint
9 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.30%) VMware
11 14 (15.22%) Windows
12 13 (14.13%) BGP
12 13 (14.13%) Blue Coat
13 12 (13.04%) Network Security
13 12 (13.04%) F5
13 12 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (13.04%) EIGRP
14 11 (11.96%) Lisp
14 11 (11.96%) Internet
14 11 (11.96%) Retail
15 10 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
15 10 (10.87%) DMZ
15 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
15 10 (10.87%) ITIL
16 9 (9.78%) OPNET

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.26%) Lync
4 3 (3.26%) SAS
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.17%) nginx
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (26.09%) LAN
2 24 (26.09%) Firewall
3 22 (23.91%) WLAN
3 22 (23.91%) WAN
4 13 (14.13%) BGP
5 12 (13.04%) Network Security
5 12 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (13.04%) EIGRP
6 11 (11.96%) Internet
7 10 (10.87%) DMZ
8 9 (9.78%) SAN
9 8 (8.70%) VLAN
9 8 (8.70%) VPN
9 8 (8.70%) VoIP
9 8 (8.70%) Wireless
10 7 (7.61%) MPLS
11 6 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (6.52%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (11.96%) Retail
2 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
4 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (10.87%) Network Design Engineer
2 10 (10.87%) Design Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Architect
4 6 (6.52%) Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.35%) Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (3.26%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Designer
7 3 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Middleware
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.17%) NHS
1 2 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (1.09%) Social Media
2 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.09%) CESG
2 1 (1.09%) Clustering
2 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.17%) CentOS
5 1 (1.09%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) Network Design
2 10 (10.87%) ITIL
3 9 (9.78%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (5.43%) Service Management
6 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.26%) Change Control
7 3 (3.26%) Matrix Management
8 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.17%) Project Management
8 2 (2.17%) Change Management
8 2 (2.17%) Workflow
8 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.17%) SIEM
9 1 (1.09%) High Availability
9 1 (1.09%) Network Management
9 1 (1.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.09%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) Lisp
2 3 (3.26%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.26%) C++
2 3 (3.26%) Java
2 3 (3.26%) Perl
2 3 (3.26%) PHP
3 2 (2.17%) Python
3 2 (2.17%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (54.35%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (35.87%) CCNP
3 28 (30.43%) CCNA
4 20 (21.74%) CCDP
5 4 (4.35%) MCSE
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.26%) MCSA
7 2 (2.17%) CCVP
7 2 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.09%) MCITP
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCIE
8 1 (1.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) XenServer
5 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (9.78%) OPNET
3 6 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) HP
2 21 (22.83%) BMC
3 20 (21.74%) TippingPoint
4 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (16.30%) VMware
6 13 (14.13%) Blue Coat
7 12 (13.04%) F5
8 7 (7.61%) Motorola
8 7 (7.61%) Symantec
9 6 (6.52%) Juniper
10 5 (5.43%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.35%) Oracle
11 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.35%) Brocade
12 3 (3.26%) Veeam
12 3 (3.26%) Dot Hill
12 3 (3.26%) Websense
12 3 (3.26%) Remedy
12 3 (3.26%) McAfee
12 3 (3.26%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago