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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 43 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 85 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.92% 3.18% 4.89%
As % of the Vendors category 10.05% 7.81% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £206 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £480 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.75 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.75 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +3.44%
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
846 679 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.02% 40.68% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 391 335
Average daily rate £350 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +4 64 £350 - 36
Halifax - 7 £400 - 2
Bradford -8 5 - -
Huddersfield - 3 £250 -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 72 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (38.25%) Firewall
3 62 (33.88%) VMware
4 53 (28.96%) CCNP
5 51 (27.87%) Windows
6 49 (26.78%) CCNA
7 38 (20.77%) ITIL
8 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
9 36 (19.67%) Load Balancing
10 33 (18.03%) SQL
10 33 (18.03%) SAN
11 30 (16.39%) WAN
12 29 (15.85%) Internet
13 28 (15.30%) UNIX
13 28 (15.30%) HP
13 28 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (15.30%) F5
14 27 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
15 26 (14.21%) Data Centre
16 25 (13.66%) Linux
17 24 (13.11%) Service Management
17 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (12.57%) SolarWinds
18 23 (12.57%) Network Security
19 22 (12.02%) CheckPoint
19 22 (12.02%) DMZ
19 22 (12.02%) LAN
20 21 (11.48%) vSphere
21 20 (10.93%) BGP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 15 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.10%) IIS
3 9 (4.92%) Apache
4 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.83%) Node.js
6 5 (2.73%) Lync
7 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.09%) CMS
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 12 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.55%) MS Project
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (38.25%) Firewall
2 33 (18.03%) SAN
3 30 (16.39%) WAN
4 29 (15.85%) Internet
5 28 (15.30%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (14.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (12.57%) Network Security
8 22 (12.02%) LAN
8 22 (12.02%) DMZ
9 20 (10.93%) BGP
10 19 (10.38%) MPLS
10 19 (10.38%) LDAP
11 17 (9.29%) VPN
11 17 (9.29%) EIGRP
12 16 (8.74%) SSL
12 16 (8.74%) VoIP
13 13 (7.10%) NAS
14 12 (6.56%) DNS
15 10 (5.46%) WLAN
16 8 (4.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) MySQL
3 8 (4.37%) Informix
4 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (5.46%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.83%) JIRA
3 3 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) QUnit
4 1 (0.55%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) JMeter
4 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 14 (7.65%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Retail
3 6 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Games
5 2 (1.09%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (29.51%) Network Engineer
2 17 (9.29%) Architect
3 16 (8.74%) Analyst
4 13 (7.10%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.92%) Technical Support
7 8 (4.37%) Administrator
7 8 (4.37%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Design Engineer
8 7 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Consultant
9 6 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) REST
2 3 (1.64%) JSON
2 3 (1.64%) CSS
3 2 (1.09%) SOAP
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) WCF
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.55%) jQuery
4 1 (0.55%) JPA
4 1 (0.55%) Drools
4 1 (0.55%) Mustache
4 1 (0.55%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
4 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.55%) JRules
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.74%) Smartcard
3 10 (5.46%) Clustering
4 9 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (4.92%) IBM XIV
5 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.19%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.64%) NHS
8 3 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.64%) PDA
9 1 (0.55%) Wiki
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.55%) DTV
9 1 (0.55%) DataPower
9 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.87%) Windows
2 28 (15.30%) UNIX
3 25 (13.66%) Linux
4 16 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.20%) CentOS
6 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.10%) Ubuntu
8 11 (6.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.77%) ITIL
2 36 (19.67%) Load Balancing
3 24 (13.11%) Service Management
4 18 (9.84%) Incident Management
5 17 (9.29%) Workflow
6 14 (7.65%) Project Management
7 12 (6.56%) Migration
8 11 (6.01%) Network Design
8 11 (6.01%) Change Management
9 10 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (4.92%) DevOps
11 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.83%) Build Automation
11 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.28%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.73%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.73%) DDoS Mitigation
13 5 (2.73%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.03%) SQL
2 12 (6.56%) PHP
3 10 (5.46%) Lisp
4 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.64%) C#
5 3 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) C
6 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (39.34%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (28.96%) CCNP
3 49 (26.78%) CCNA
4 12 (6.56%) CCDP
4 12 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (4.37%) CCIE
7 8 (4.37%) SC Cleared
8 7 (3.83%) MCSE
9 4 (2.19%) CCSP
10 3 (1.64%) CISSP
10 3 (1.64%) MCITP
10 3 (1.64%) Degree
11 2 (1.09%) MCTS
11 2 (1.09%) CCVP
11 2 (1.09%) MCSA
11 2 (1.09%) CCDA
12 1 (0.55%) CCIP
12 1 (0.55%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (11.48%) vSphere
3 16 (8.74%) Active Directory
4 10 (5.46%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.28%) VMware Server
6 5 (2.73%) NFS
7 3 (1.64%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.09%) vCloud
8 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) Firmware
9 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) SolarWinds Orion
2 12 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (4.92%) Salt
4 8 (4.37%) Opsview
4 8 (4.37%) Graphite
4 8 (4.37%) Cacti
4 8 (4.37%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (4.37%) Nagios
4 8 (4.37%) OPNET
4 8 (4.37%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.64%) SCCM
7 2 (1.09%) SCOM
7 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.09%) Ansible
7 2 (1.09%) Puppet
8 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.55%) OpenIDM
8 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (33.88%) VMware
2 37 (20.22%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.30%) HP
3 28 (15.30%) F5
4 23 (12.57%) SolarWinds
5 22 (12.02%) CheckPoint
6 17 (9.29%) Splunk
7 16 (8.74%) Red Hat
8 15 (8.20%) IBM
9 11 (6.01%) NetApp
9 11 (6.01%) TippingPoint
10 10 (5.46%) Citrix
11 9 (4.92%) BMC
12 8 (4.37%) Brocade
13 7 (3.83%) Blue Coat
13 7 (3.83%) Veritas
14 6 (3.28%) Motorola
14 6 (3.28%) SonicWALL
15 5 (2.73%) Aruba
15 5 (2.73%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £260 per annum + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago