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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 57 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 45 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.73% 3.25% 2.80%
As % of the Vendors category 6.36% 7.79% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.85% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -22.00%
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
707 616 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.82% 41.65% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 323 351
Average daily rate £350 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 32
Average hourly rate £10.75 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.10 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 31 £338 -1.81% 25
Bradford +1 2 £186 - 2
Wakefield -3 1 £300 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 25 (30.49%) CCNA
3 25 (30.49%) HP
4 23 (28.05%) CCNP
5 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
5 19 (23.17%) LAN
5 19 (23.17%) WAN
6 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (19.51%) Windows
8 13 (15.85%) WLAN
8 13 (15.85%) BMC
9 12 (14.63%) VMware
10 11 (13.41%) MPLS
10 11 (13.41%) VPN
10 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
10 11 (13.41%) Blue Coat
10 11 (13.41%) TippingPoint
11 10 (12.20%) Network Design
11 10 (12.20%) Internet
11 10 (12.20%) SAN
11 10 (12.20%) CCDP
11 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 10 (12.20%) Wireless
12 9 (10.98%) Network Security
13 8 (9.76%) F5
13 8 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (9.76%) BGP
13 8 (9.76%) VoIP
13 8 (9.76%) Apache

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.76%) Apache
3 7 (8.54%) Lync
4 5 (6.10%) nginx
5 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.66%) SAS
6 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Project
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (31.71%) Firewall
2 19 (23.17%) LAN
2 19 (23.17%) WAN
3 18 (21.95%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (15.85%) WLAN
5 11 (13.41%) VPN
5 11 (13.41%) MPLS
6 10 (12.20%) SAN
6 10 (12.20%) Internet
6 10 (12.20%) Wireless
7 9 (10.98%) Network Security
8 8 (9.76%) BGP
8 8 (9.76%) VoIP
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (8.54%) VLAN
9 7 (8.54%) EIGRP
10 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
10 6 (7.32%) DMZ
11 5 (6.10%) DNS
11 5 (6.10%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) MySQL
General
1 6 (7.32%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (7.32%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Architect
3 6 (7.32%) Analyst
4 5 (6.10%) Consultant
4 5 (6.10%) Network Specialist
5 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (4.88%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Server Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Network Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Technical Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (3.66%) Systems Designer
6 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.66%) Designer
6 3 (3.66%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) XMPP
2 3 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) NHS
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.44%) Replication
3 2 (2.44%) Clustering
3 2 (2.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.22%) IVR
4 1 (1.22%) CESG
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Ubuntu
2 6 (7.32%) CentOS
3 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) Linux
5 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.20%) Network Design
2 8 (9.76%) ITIL
3 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (7.32%) Service Management
5 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.88%) Workflow
6 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.88%) Data Management
6 4 (4.88%) Master Data Management
6 4 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.66%) Matrix Management
7 3 (3.66%) Change Control
7 3 (3.66%) QMS
7 3 (3.66%) Quality Management
7 3 (3.66%) Project Management
8 2 (2.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.44%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.44%) Supplier Management
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.32%) Python
1 6 (7.32%) Lisp
2 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.66%) C++
2 3 (3.66%) Java
2 3 (3.66%) Perl
2 3 (3.66%) PHP
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (48.78%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (30.49%) CCNA
3 23 (28.05%) CCNP
4 10 (12.20%) CCDP
5 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) CCSP
9 1 (1.22%) CCSE
9 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.32%) vSphere
3 6 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) Xen
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) OPNET
2 5 (6.10%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.10%) Puppet
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.88%) SCOM
4 3 (3.66%) SCCM
5 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) HP
2 19 (23.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.85%) BMC
4 12 (14.63%) VMware
5 11 (13.41%) Blue Coat
5 11 (13.41%) TippingPoint
6 8 (9.76%) F5
6 8 (9.76%) Oracle
7 6 (7.32%) Juniper
7 6 (7.32%) Splunk
7 6 (7.32%) NetApp
7 6 (7.32%) Brocade
8 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.10%) Symantec
8 5 (6.10%) EMC
9 4 (4.88%) Citrix
9 4 (4.88%) IBM
10 3 (3.66%) Remedy
10 3 (3.66%) McAfee
10 3 (3.66%) Websense
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