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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 63 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 41 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.39% 2.90% 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 5.87% 7.21% 6.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
699 610 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.83% 40.26% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 323 285
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 39 31
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £10.02 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £35.00 £19.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 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 24 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 -6 27 £325 -18.75% 24
Bradford -1 3 £330 - 5
Wakefield -3 2 £300 - 3
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Halifax - - - - 6
Huddersfield - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 49 (54.44%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (35.56%) CCNP
3 31 (34.44%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (31.11%) HP
5 27 (30.00%) CCNA
6 24 (26.67%) LAN
7 23 (25.56%) Firewall
8 22 (24.44%) WLAN
8 22 (24.44%) WAN
8 22 (24.44%) Network Design
9 21 (23.33%) BMC
10 20 (22.22%) CCDP
11 19 (21.11%) TippingPoint
12 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
13 14 (15.56%) VMware
14 13 (14.44%) Windows
14 13 (14.44%) BGP
14 13 (14.44%) Blue Coat
15 12 (13.33%) F5
15 12 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (13.33%) EIGRP
16 11 (12.22%) Lisp
16 11 (12.22%) Internet
16 11 (12.22%) Retail
16 11 (12.22%) Network Security
17 10 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
17 10 (11.11%) DMZ
17 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
18 9 (10.00%) OPNET
18 9 (10.00%) ITIL

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Apache
3 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) SAS
4 3 (3.33%) Lync
5 2 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.22%) nginx
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (34.44%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (26.67%) LAN
3 23 (25.56%) Firewall
4 22 (24.44%) WLAN
4 22 (24.44%) WAN
5 13 (14.44%) BGP
6 12 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 12 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (12.22%) Internet
7 11 (12.22%) Network Security
8 10 (11.11%) DMZ
9 8 (8.89%) Wireless
9 8 (8.89%) VLAN
9 8 (8.89%) SAN
9 8 (8.89%) VoIP
9 8 (8.89%) VPN
10 7 (7.78%) MPLS
11 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (6.67%) DMVPN
11 6 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (12.22%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Finance
4 1 (1.11%) Games
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.11%) Design Engineer
2 10 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Architect
4 6 (6.67%) Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Designer
7 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco Specialist
7 3 (3.33%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
1 3 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Replication
1 2 (2.22%) NHS
1 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.11%) Clustering
2 1 (1.11%) CESG
2 1 (1.11%) Social Media
2 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) CentOS
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Network Design
2 9 (10.00%) ITIL
3 8 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.44%) Service Management
5 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.33%) Matrix Management
6 3 (3.33%) Change Control
7 2 (2.22%) Change Management
7 2 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.22%) Workflow
7 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.22%) Project Management
8 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.11%) UML
8 1 (1.11%) Migration
8 1 (1.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.11%) Quality Management
8 1 (1.11%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) Lisp
2 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.33%) C++
2 3 (3.33%) Java
2 3 (3.33%) Perl
2 3 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (54.44%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (35.56%) CCNP
3 27 (30.00%) CCNA
4 20 (22.22%) CCDP
5 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.33%) MCSE
7 2 (2.22%) MCSA
7 2 (2.22%) CCVP
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.11%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) CCIE
8 1 (1.11%) CCSP
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) XenServer
4 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (10.00%) OPNET
3 5 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.22%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) HP
2 21 (23.33%) BMC
3 19 (21.11%) TippingPoint
4 16 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.56%) VMware
6 13 (14.44%) Blue Coat
7 12 (13.33%) F5
8 7 (7.78%) Motorola
9 6 (6.67%) Juniper
9 6 (6.67%) Symantec
10 5 (5.56%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.44%) Brocade
11 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle
12 3 (3.33%) Citrix
12 3 (3.33%) Remedy
12 3 (3.33%) McAfee
12 3 (3.33%) Websense
12 3 (3.33%) NetApp
12 3 (3.33%) Veeam
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Head Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 5 days ago