The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Yorkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 47 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 51 75 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.01% 4.95% 4.08%
As % of the Vendors category 7.31% 10.76% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £207 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £378 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £26.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +69.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
698 697 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.16% 45.98% 47.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 344 451
Average daily rate £340 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 46
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.74 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Cisco
Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 39 £350 +7.69% 28
Bradford +1 4 £208 -1.19% 3
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
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Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (39.76%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.94%) Firewall
3 28 (33.73%) Windows
4 26 (31.33%) HP
5 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
6 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
6 21 (25.30%) LAN
6 21 (25.30%) WAN
7 20 (24.10%) CCNA
8 18 (21.69%) CCNP
9 17 (20.48%) VMware
10 15 (18.07%) MPLS
10 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
10 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
10 15 (18.07%) SAN
11 13 (15.66%) VPN
11 13 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (14.46%) BMC
12 12 (14.46%) WLAN
12 12 (14.46%) Oracle
12 12 (14.46%) Wireless
13 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
13 11 (13.25%) vSphere
13 11 (13.25%) Lync
14 10 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (12.05%) TippingPoint
14 10 (12.05%) VoIP
14 10 (12.05%) NetApp
14 10 (12.05%) EMC

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (25.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Lync
3 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.23%) IIS
6 5 (6.02%) Apache
6 5 (6.02%) nginx
7 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.41%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.94%) Firewall
2 21 (25.30%) WAN
2 21 (25.30%) LAN
3 15 (18.07%) TCP/IP
3 15 (18.07%) SAN
3 15 (18.07%) MPLS
4 13 (15.66%) VPN
4 13 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (14.46%) Wireless
5 12 (14.46%) WLAN
6 10 (12.05%) VoIP
7 8 (9.64%) IPsec
8 7 (8.43%) VLAN
8 7 (8.43%) Internet
8 7 (8.43%) BGP
8 7 (8.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.23%) EIGRP
10 5 (6.02%) NAS
10 5 (6.02%) DMZ
10 5 (6.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
General
1 6 (7.23%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (7.23%) Retail
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (18.07%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.05%) Architect
2 10 (12.05%) Analyst
3 7 (8.43%) Consultant
4 5 (6.02%) Network Specialist
5 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
5 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Project Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.61%) Tester
6 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.61%) Network Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.64%) XMPP
2 5 (6.02%) HTML
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) XML
3 3 (3.61%) Middleware
3 3 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.41%) Web Services
5 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) NHS
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.41%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.20%) IVR
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) Windows
2 11 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.23%) CentOS
4 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.82%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.20%) Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (10.84%) Network Design
2 8 (9.64%) Master Data Management
2 8 (9.64%) Project Management
2 8 (9.64%) Service Management
2 8 (9.64%) Data Management
2 8 (9.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.02%) ITIL
3 5 (6.02%) Scrum
4 4 (4.82%) Business Continuity
4 4 (4.82%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.82%) Workflow
5 3 (3.61%) Quality Management
5 3 (3.61%) Change Management
5 3 (3.61%) QMS
5 3 (3.61%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.61%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.61%) Matrix Management
6 2 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 6 (7.23%) Python
3 5 (6.02%) Lisp
4 3 (3.61%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) C
5 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (39.76%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (24.10%) CCNA
3 18 (21.69%) CCNP
4 7 (8.43%) CCDP
5 3 (3.61%) MCSE
5 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) CCDA
7 1 (1.20%) CCSE
7 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.20%) MCITP
7 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
1 2 (2.41%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
2 11 (13.25%) vSphere
3 10 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (9.64%) Xen
5 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.41%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) OPNET
1 5 (6.02%) Puppet
2 4 (4.82%) SCOM
3 3 (3.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.61%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.41%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) HP
2 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
3 17 (20.48%) VMware
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle
4 12 (14.46%) BMC
5 10 (12.05%) NetApp
5 10 (12.05%) EMC
5 10 (12.05%) TippingPoint
6 8 (9.64%) IBM
7 7 (8.43%) Blue Coat
7 7 (8.43%) F5
8 6 (7.23%) Splunk
9 5 (6.02%) Citrix
10 3 (3.61%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.61%) Juniper
10 3 (3.61%) Brocade
10 3 (3.61%) Remedy
10 3 (3.61%) Veeam
11 2 (2.41%) Motorola
11 2 (2.41%) Symantec
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Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
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