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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Contract jobs citing Cisco 97 38 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.67% 2.27% 5.61%
As % of the Vendors category 11.55% 5.83% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.04%
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
840 652 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 40.40% 38.95% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 388 336
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £191 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £8.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £23.88 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +19 71 £350 - 33
Halifax - 8 £388 - 1
Bradford -8 4 - - 2
Huddersfield - 4 £250 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £113 - 1
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 74 (40.44%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (34.43%) VMware
3 62 (33.88%) Firewall
4 50 (27.32%) CCNP
5 48 (26.23%) CCNA
5 48 (26.23%) Windows
6 41 (22.40%) ITIL
7 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
8 34 (18.58%) HP
9 32 (17.49%) Load Balancing
10 31 (16.94%) SQL
10 31 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
10 31 (16.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 28 (15.30%) F5
12 27 (14.75%) Internet
13 26 (14.21%) SAN
13 26 (14.21%) BGP
13 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
13 26 (14.21%) UNIX
13 26 (14.21%) WAN
13 26 (14.21%) Data Centre
14 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (12.57%) MPLS
15 23 (12.57%) Service Management
16 22 (12.02%) Linux
16 22 (12.02%) SolarWinds
17 21 (11.48%) DMZ
18 20 (10.93%) LAN
19 19 (10.38%) LDAP
19 19 (10.38%) CheckPoint

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (7.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.56%) IIS
3 10 (5.46%) Apache
4 8 (4.37%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.83%) Node.js
6 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.19%) Lync
6 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (33.88%) Firewall
2 31 (16.94%) Cisco ASA
2 31 (16.94%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (14.75%) Internet
4 26 (14.21%) SAN
4 26 (14.21%) WAN
4 26 (14.21%) BGP
5 23 (12.57%) MPLS
6 21 (11.48%) DMZ
7 20 (10.93%) LAN
8 19 (10.38%) LDAP
8 19 (10.38%) EIGRP
9 18 (9.84%) Network Security
10 16 (8.74%) SSL
11 15 (8.20%) VoIP
11 15 (8.20%) VPN
12 12 (6.56%) WLAN
13 11 (6.01%) OSPF
13 11 (6.01%) NAS
14 10 (5.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) MySQL
3 9 (4.92%) 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 8 (4.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.83%) JIRA
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.55%) QUnit
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
3 1 (0.55%) JMeter
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 17 (9.29%) Finance
2 10 (5.46%) Retail
3 9 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.28%) Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) 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
6 9 (4.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Network Design Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.37%) Design Engineer
7 8 (4.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.83%) Administrator
8 7 (3.83%) Consultant
8 7 (3.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (3.28%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 5 (2.73%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.73%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (1.64%) REST
2 3 (1.64%) JSON
3 2 (1.09%) WCF
3 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.09%) CSS
3 2 (1.09%) SOAP
3 2 (1.09%) Web Services
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
4 1 (0.55%) XMPP
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
Miscellaneous
1 26 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.74%) Smartcard
3 10 (5.46%) Enterprise Storage
3 10 (5.46%) IBM XIV
4 8 (4.37%) Clustering
4 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.64%) PDA
5 3 (1.64%) NHS
5 3 (1.64%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.09%) Wiki
6 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.55%) DataPower
7 1 (0.55%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.55%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.55%) DTV
7 1 (0.55%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.23%) Windows
2 26 (14.21%) UNIX
3 22 (12.02%) Linux
4 15 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.65%) CentOS
6 13 (7.10%) Ubuntu
7 12 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.40%) ITIL
2 32 (17.49%) Load Balancing
3 23 (12.57%) Service Management
4 17 (9.29%) Project Management
4 17 (9.29%) Incident Management
5 16 (8.74%) Workflow
6 15 (8.20%) Migration
7 14 (7.65%) Network Design
8 12 (6.56%) Change Management
9 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.83%) Build Automation
11 7 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.83%) DevOps
11 7 (3.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (3.28%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.73%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.94%) SQL
2 12 (6.56%) Lisp
3 11 (6.01%) PHP
4 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.64%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) 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 74 (40.44%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (27.32%) CCNP
3 48 (26.23%) CCNA
4 15 (8.20%) Security Cleared
5 14 (7.65%) CCDP
6 13 (7.10%) CCIE
7 10 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (3.83%) MCSE
10 3 (1.64%) CCSP
10 3 (1.64%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.64%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.64%) BC Cleared
10 3 (1.64%) MCITP
10 3 (1.64%) Degree
10 3 (1.64%) CISSP
11 2 (1.09%) MCTS
11 2 (1.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.84%) vSphere
2 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.46%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.73%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.64%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) vCloud
6 2 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.09%) NFS
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.56%) SolarWinds Orion
1 12 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (5.46%) OPNET
3 8 (4.37%) NetBackup
3 8 (4.37%) Nagios
3 8 (4.37%) Cacti
3 8 (4.37%) Opsview
3 8 (4.37%) Graphite
4 7 (3.83%) Salt
4 7 (3.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (2.73%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.64%) SCCM
7 2 (1.09%) SCOM
7 2 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.55%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 63 (34.43%) VMware
2 40 (21.86%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.58%) HP
4 28 (15.30%) F5
5 22 (12.02%) SolarWinds
6 19 (10.38%) CheckPoint
7 17 (9.29%) Splunk
8 15 (8.20%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.65%) IBM
10 13 (7.10%) TippingPoint
11 11 (6.01%) BMC
12 10 (5.46%) Citrix
12 10 (5.46%) NetApp
13 9 (4.92%) Blue Coat
14 8 (4.37%) Brocade
14 8 (4.37%) Juniper
15 7 (3.83%) Motorola
15 7 (3.83%) Veritas
16 6 (3.28%) SonicWALL
17 3 (1.64%) Remedy
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