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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 41 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 77 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.17% 2.63% 2.08%
As % of the Vendors category 9.87% 6.48% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 17 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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
780 679 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.25% 40.63% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 412 224
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.43 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.29% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.05 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 March 2015.

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 March 2015. 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 -3 42 £245 -12.88% 25
Bradford - 17 £350 - 5
Halifax +10 13 £388 - 3
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Liversedge - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 57 (41.01%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (32.37%) Firewall
3 42 (30.22%) VMware
4 39 (28.06%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (25.90%) CCNP
6 35 (25.18%) ITIL
7 34 (24.46%) CCNA
8 31 (22.30%) Windows
9 30 (21.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (20.14%) HP
11 25 (17.99%) SQL
12 24 (17.27%) BGP
12 24 (17.27%) Network Design
13 23 (16.55%) LAN
14 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.11%) WAN
15 21 (15.11%) CCDP
16 19 (13.67%) EIGRP
16 19 (13.67%) F5
17 18 (12.95%) TippingPoint
17 18 (12.95%) WLAN
18 17 (12.23%) VoIP
18 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
18 17 (12.23%) MPLS
18 17 (12.23%) BMC
19 16 (11.51%) Service Management
19 16 (11.51%) Finance
20 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
20 15 (10.79%) CentOS
21 14 (10.07%) Splunk

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 8 (5.76%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.32%) IIS
2 6 (4.32%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (3.60%) Lync
4 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.16%) Apache
5 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (32.37%) Firewall
2 39 (28.06%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (21.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (17.27%) BGP
5 23 (16.55%) LAN
6 21 (15.11%) WAN
7 19 (13.67%) EIGRP
8 18 (12.95%) WLAN
9 17 (12.23%) MPLS
9 17 (12.23%) VoIP
10 12 (8.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (7.91%) SSL
12 10 (7.19%) LDAP
13 9 (6.47%) SAN
13 9 (6.47%) OSPF
13 9 (6.47%) DMVPN
13 9 (6.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (5.76%) Internet
14 8 (5.76%) DMZ
15 7 (5.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.32%) Pentaho
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.44%) Informix
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.32%) QUnit
2 6 (4.32%) JUnit
2 6 (4.32%) JMeter
2 6 (4.32%) Subversion
3 1 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 16 (11.51%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Retail
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
4 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Billing
5 3 (2.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (27.34%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.79%) Architect
3 13 (9.35%) Analyst
3 13 (9.35%) Design Engineer
3 13 (9.35%) Network Design Engineer
4 12 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (6.47%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.76%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 8 (5.76%) Designer
7 6 (4.32%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Developer
8 5 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.60%) Network Designer
8 5 (3.60%) Consultant
8 5 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.60%) Technical Support
8 5 (3.60%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.76%) JSON
1 8 (5.76%) REST
2 7 (5.04%) .NET
3 6 (4.32%) J2EE
3 6 (4.32%) XML
3 6 (4.32%) Hibernate
3 6 (4.32%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (4.32%) JRules
3 6 (4.32%) Ajax
3 6 (4.32%) Mustache
3 6 (4.32%) Apache Camel
3 6 (4.32%) jQuery
3 6 (4.32%) JPA
3 6 (4.32%) Drools
4 2 (1.44%) WCF
4 2 (1.44%) HTML
4 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.44%) CSS
4 2 (1.44%) SOAP
4 2 (1.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.07%) Smartcard
2 6 (4.32%) PKI
3 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.16%) Open Source
3 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.16%) IBM XIV
4 2 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.44%) NHS
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.72%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.72%) Symmetrix
5 1 (0.72%) Clustering
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.30%) Windows
2 15 (10.79%) CentOS
3 13 (9.35%) Linux
4 10 (7.19%) UNIX
5 9 (6.47%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.16%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.44%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Network Design
3 16 (11.51%) Service Management
4 14 (10.07%) Workflow
5 13 (9.35%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.35%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.19%) Migration
6 10 (7.19%) Project Management
7 9 (6.47%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.47%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (5.04%) Business Continuity
9 6 (4.32%) TDD
9 6 (4.32%) MVC
9 6 (4.32%) PRINCE
9 6 (4.32%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (3.60%) DevOps
10 5 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.99%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) Lisp
3 9 (6.47%) PHP
4 8 (5.76%) C#
5 6 (4.32%) Java
5 6 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.32%) Python
6 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (41.01%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (25.90%) CCNP
3 34 (24.46%) CCNA
4 21 (15.11%) CCDP
5 9 (6.47%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.04%) CCIE
7 6 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.60%) CCSA
8 5 (3.60%) MCSE
8 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.88%) MCSA
10 3 (2.16%) CCDA
10 3 (2.16%) CCVP
10 3 (2.16%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.16%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.16%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.44%) VCAP
11 2 (1.44%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.04%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.44%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) XenApp
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (7.91%) OPNET
3 8 (5.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (4.32%) OpenIDM
5 5 (3.60%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (2.88%) Nagios
7 3 (2.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (1.44%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.72%) Cacti
9 1 (0.72%) Puppet
9 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.72%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.72%) Salt
9 1 (0.72%) Opsview
9 1 (0.72%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) VMware
2 28 (20.14%) HP
3 22 (15.83%) Microsoft
4 19 (13.67%) F5
5 18 (12.95%) TippingPoint
6 17 (12.23%) BMC
7 14 (10.07%) Splunk
8 13 (9.35%) SolarWinds
8 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
9 11 (7.91%) Blue Coat
10 10 (7.19%) CheckPoint
11 8 (5.76%) Motorola
11 8 (5.76%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.32%) Juniper
13 5 (3.60%) Symantec
14 4 (2.88%) Remedy
14 4 (2.88%) Citrix
15 3 (2.16%) IBM
15 3 (2.16%) NetApp
15 3 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
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Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £140 - £141 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 24 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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