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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 53 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 58 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.10% 3.29% 3.09%
As % of the Vendors category 8.31% 8.19% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £403 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +6.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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
698 635 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.35% 40.22% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 348 320
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 36
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -8.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.56 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £17.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -4 40 £325 +8.33% 19
Bradford -5 5 £378 -
Wakefield +5 3 - -
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Halifax - - - - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (35.24%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (31.43%) Firewall
4 30 (28.57%) CCNP
5 29 (27.62%) CCNA
6 27 (25.71%) LAN
7 26 (24.76%) HP
8 25 (23.81%) WAN
9 23 (21.90%) ITIL
10 22 (20.95%) Network Design
11 20 (19.05%) CCDP
11 20 (19.05%) BMC
12 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 18 (17.14%) WLAN
12 18 (17.14%) VMware
12 18 (17.14%) TippingPoint
12 18 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
13 16 (15.24%) BGP
14 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
14 15 (14.29%) Windows
15 14 (13.33%) F5
16 13 (12.38%) Cisco CUCM
17 12 (11.43%) Blue Coat
18 11 (10.48%) Retail
18 11 (10.48%) Network Security
18 11 (10.48%) VoIP
18 11 (10.48%) SAN
18 11 (10.48%) Lisp
19 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.67%) Lync
3 4 (3.81%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) Apache
4 3 (2.86%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) IIS
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (35.24%) Cisco ASA
2 33 (31.43%) Firewall
3 27 (25.71%) LAN
4 25 (23.81%) WAN
5 18 (17.14%) WLAN
5 18 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (15.24%) BGP
7 15 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 11 (10.48%) Network Security
8 11 (10.48%) VoIP
8 11 (10.48%) SAN
9 10 (9.52%) DMZ
9 10 (9.52%) Internet
10 9 (8.57%) MPLS
10 9 (8.57%) VPN
11 8 (7.62%) DMVPN
11 8 (7.62%) DNS
11 8 (7.62%) VLAN
12 7 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
1 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.81%) Pentaho
1 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.81%) QUnit
2 4 (3.81%) JUnit
2 4 (3.81%) JMeter
2 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 11 (10.48%) Retail
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Billing
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Back Office
5 1 (0.95%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Network Engineer
2 9 (8.57%) Architect
2 9 (8.57%) Analyst
3 8 (7.62%) Network Design Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Design Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) Designer
5 6 (5.71%) Network Specialist
5 6 (5.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Network Architect
6 5 (4.76%) Voice Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Consultant
7 4 (3.81%) Network Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Server Engineer
8 3 (2.86%) Network Support
8 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) Apache Camel
1 4 (3.81%) Mustache
1 4 (3.81%) REST
1 4 (3.81%) XML
1 4 (3.81%) J2EE
1 4 (3.81%) jQuery
1 4 (3.81%) JSON
1 4 (3.81%) JPA
1 4 (3.81%) Drools
1 4 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (3.81%) JRules
1 4 (3.81%) Ajax
1 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) XMPP
3 1 (0.95%) CSS
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Smartcard
1 4 (3.81%) PKI
2 3 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) CESG
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) iPhone
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.95%) Social Media
4 1 (0.95%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (3.81%) CentOS
2 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.90%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) ITIL
2 22 (20.95%) Network Design
3 9 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (7.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.67%) Service Management
6 6 (5.71%) Business Continuity
7 5 (4.76%) Project Management
7 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.81%) MVC
8 4 (3.81%) Workflow
8 4 (3.81%) Load Balancing
8 4 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (3.81%) TDD
9 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.90%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (1.90%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.90%) SIEM
10 2 (1.90%) Change Control
10 2 (1.90%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) Lisp
2 7 (6.67%) PHP
3 5 (4.76%) SQL
4 4 (3.81%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) Java
4 4 (3.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.81%) Python
5 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.86%) Perl
5 3 (2.86%) C++
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (28.57%) CCNP
3 29 (27.62%) CCNA
4 20 (19.05%) CCDP
5 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.76%) MCSE
6 5 (4.76%) MCSA
7 4 (3.81%) CCSA
8 3 (2.86%) CCVP
8 3 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.86%) CCDA
9 2 (1.90%) VCP5
9 2 (1.90%) VCAP
9 2 (1.90%) CISSP
9 2 (1.90%) CCSE
10 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.90%) vSphere
3 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.95%) XenApp
4 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (8.57%) OPNET
3 6 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (3.81%) OpenIDM
5 3 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.90%) SCCM
7 1 (0.95%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.95%) Nagios
7 1 (0.95%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (24.76%) HP
2 20 (19.05%) BMC
3 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 18 (17.14%) VMware
3 18 (17.14%) TippingPoint
4 14 (13.33%) F5
5 12 (11.43%) Blue Coat
6 10 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 8 (7.62%) Symantec
8 7 (6.67%) Motorola
9 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.76%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.76%) Citrix
11 4 (3.81%) Splunk
11 4 (3.81%) Juniper
11 4 (3.81%) NetApp
11 4 (3.81%) Remedy
11 4 (3.81%) Brocade
12 3 (2.86%) McAfee
12 3 (2.86%) Websense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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