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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 53 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 40 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.44% 3.31% 2.83%
As % of the Vendors category 5.73% 7.78% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £361 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £290 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -24.00%
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
698 617 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 42.54% 42.61% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 330 323
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 34
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.06 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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 2 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 2 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 -7 27 £344 -1.78% 28
Bradford -2 2 £165 - 6
Wakefield -3 1 £300 - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - - 1
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 39 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.77%) CCNA
3 23 (29.49%) Firewall
4 22 (28.21%) CCNP
4 22 (28.21%) HP
5 20 (25.64%) LAN
6 19 (24.36%) WAN
6 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 15 (19.23%) Windows
9 13 (16.67%) WLAN
9 13 (16.67%) BMC
10 12 (15.38%) VMware
11 11 (14.10%) TippingPoint
11 11 (14.10%) Blue Coat
12 10 (12.82%) Network Design
12 10 (12.82%) SAN
12 10 (12.82%) Internet
12 10 (12.82%) CCDP
12 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
13 9 (11.54%) MPLS
13 9 (11.54%) VPN
13 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
13 9 (11.54%) ITIL
13 9 (11.54%) Network Security
14 8 (10.26%) F5
14 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (10.26%) VoIP
14 8 (10.26%) BGP
14 8 (10.26%) Wireless

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 9 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) Apache
3 5 (6.41%) Lync
4 3 (3.85%) SAS
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.85%) nginx
5 2 (2.56%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) LAN
3 19 (24.36%) WAN
3 19 (24.36%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (16.67%) WLAN
5 10 (12.82%) SAN
5 10 (12.82%) Internet
6 9 (11.54%) MPLS
6 9 (11.54%) VPN
6 9 (11.54%) Network Security
7 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (10.26%) VoIP
7 8 (10.26%) BGP
7 8 (10.26%) Wireless
8 7 (8.97%) EIGRP
8 7 (8.97%) VLAN
9 6 (7.69%) DMZ
10 5 (6.41%) DNS
10 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Games
4 1 (1.28%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (6.41%) Analyst
3 5 (6.41%) Consultant
3 5 (6.41%) Network Specialist
4 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
4 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (5.13%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (3.85%) Design Engineer
5 3 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 3 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Systems Designer
5 3 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 3 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (3.85%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) Middleware
1 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (2.56%) XMPP
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Clustering
2 2 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) CESG
3 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.85%) CentOS
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Network Design
2 9 (11.54%) ITIL
3 7 (8.97%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (6.41%) Service Management
5 4 (5.13%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.85%) Workflow
6 3 (3.85%) Matrix Management
6 3 (3.85%) Change Control
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.56%) Master Data Management
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.56%) QMS
7 2 (2.56%) Data Management
7 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.56%) Project Management
7 2 (2.56%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.56%) Change Management
8 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Lisp
2 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.85%) Python
2 3 (3.85%) C++
2 3 (3.85%) Java
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
2 3 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (30.77%) CCNA
3 22 (28.21%) CCNP
4 10 (12.82%) CCDP
5 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) MCSA
9 1 (1.28%) CCSP
9 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.28%) CCSE
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.56%) Xen
4 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) OPNET
2 5 (6.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.85%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) SCOM
3 3 (3.85%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (28.21%) HP
2 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 13 (16.67%) BMC
4 12 (15.38%) VMware
5 11 (14.10%) TippingPoint
5 11 (14.10%) Blue Coat
6 8 (10.26%) F5
7 6 (7.69%) Brocade
7 6 (7.69%) Oracle
7 6 (7.69%) Juniper
8 5 (6.41%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.41%) Symantec
9 4 (5.13%) NetApp
10 3 (3.85%) Citrix
10 3 (3.85%) EMC
10 3 (3.85%) Motorola
10 3 (3.85%) Remedy
10 3 (3.85%) McAfee
10 3 (3.85%) Websense
10 3 (3.85%) Dot Hill
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