The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 39 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing Cisco 128 68 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.29% 2.94% 5.09%
As % of the Vendors category 10.65% 7.36% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 47
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £209 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -53.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.61 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Cisco
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1202 924 983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.25% 39.95% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 512 491
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 80
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Yorkshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Yorkshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +8 90 £350 +7.69% 39
South Yorkshire +4 19 £275 -18.51% 11
North Yorkshire -5 10 £363 -6.45% 11
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 125 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (40.14%) Firewall
3 96 (32.65%) CCNP
4 88 (29.93%) Windows
5 84 (28.57%) VMware
6 70 (23.81%) CCNA
7 65 (22.11%) Microsoft
7 65 (22.11%) WAN
8 61 (20.75%) ITIL
9 55 (18.71%) LAN
10 50 (17.01%) Linux
11 49 (16.67%) SQL
11 49 (16.67%) HP
11 49 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 49 (16.67%) F5
12 47 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
13 45 (15.31%) SAN
14 44 (14.97%) CheckPoint
14 44 (14.97%) BGP
15 42 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (13.27%) MPLS
17 38 (12.93%) SQL Server
17 38 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 36 (12.24%) VPN
19 36 (12.24%) NetApp
20 35 (11.90%) Network Security
21 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (11.56%) Internet
22 32 (10.88%) UNIX

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 27 (9.18%) IIS
3 19 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (5.44%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.08%) JBoss
6 10 (3.40%) Apache
7 8 (2.72%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.38%) Node.js
9 6 (2.04%) Lync
9 6 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.02%) CMS
13 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Project
3 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 118 (40.14%) Firewall
2 65 (22.11%) WAN
3 55 (18.71%) LAN
4 47 (15.99%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (15.31%) SAN
6 44 (14.97%) BGP
7 39 (13.27%) MPLS
8 36 (12.24%) VPN
9 35 (11.90%) Network Security
10 34 (11.56%) Internet
11 31 (10.54%) DNS
12 30 (10.20%) OSPF
13 29 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (8.84%) VoIP
15 24 (8.16%) EIGRP
15 24 (8.16%) TCP/IP
16 23 (7.82%) DMZ
17 22 (7.48%) Wireless
18 20 (6.80%) LDAP
18 20 (6.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (3.40%) MySQL
4 9 (3.06%) Informix
5 7 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (3.74%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.38%) JIRA
3 4 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) QUnit
4 1 (0.34%) JUnit
4 1 (0.34%) JMeter
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 19 (6.46%) Finance
2 11 (3.74%) Retail
3 9 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.02%) Games
5 3 (1.02%) Banking
6 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Electronics
6 2 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (30.27%) Network Engineer
2 30 (10.20%) Analyst
3 21 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 19 (6.46%) Architect
5 17 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 16 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.42%) Migration Engineer
7 13 (4.42%) Data Analyst
7 13 (4.42%) Network Specialist
7 13 (4.42%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.08%) Project Engineer
9 11 (3.74%) Technical Support
9 11 (3.74%) Design Engineer
9 11 (3.74%) Administrator
9 11 (3.74%) Network Design Engineer
10 9 (3.06%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.06%) Consultant
10 9 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.16%) .NET
2 4 (1.36%) XMPP
3 3 (1.02%) JSON
3 3 (1.02%) REST
3 3 (1.02%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) SOAP
4 2 (0.68%) Web Services
4 2 (0.68%) JRules
4 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.68%) WCF
4 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) jQuery
5 1 (0.34%) JPA
5 1 (0.34%) Drools
5 1 (0.34%) Mustache
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.34%) Ajax
5 1 (0.34%) J2EE
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.78%) Smartcard
3 15 (5.10%) Clustering
4 10 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (3.40%) IBM XIV
5 8 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.38%) Thin Client
6 7 (2.38%) Fat Client
7 6 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.36%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.36%) NHS
9 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.02%) PDA
10 2 (0.68%) Life Science
10 2 (0.68%) Wiki
10 2 (0.68%) DTV
11 1 (0.34%) PKI
11 1 (0.34%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 88 (29.93%) Windows
2 50 (17.01%) Linux
3 38 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (10.88%) UNIX
7 24 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.44%) CentOS
9 14 (4.76%) Ubuntu
10 13 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 13 (4.42%) Windows 2000
11 5 (1.70%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (20.75%) ITIL
2 49 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 29 (9.86%) Migration
4 26 (8.84%) Service Management
5 24 (8.16%) Incident Management
6 18 (6.12%) Workflow
6 18 (6.12%) Project Management
7 17 (5.78%) Change Management
7 17 (5.78%) Network Design
8 12 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (3.40%) DevOps
11 9 (3.06%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.06%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.72%) E-Commerce
12 8 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (2.38%) Data Analysis
13 7 (2.38%) TOGAF
13 7 (2.38%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.38%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.67%) SQL
2 19 (6.46%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 13 (4.42%) PHP
4 13 (4.42%) VB
5 11 (3.74%) Lisp
6 5 (1.70%) Java
6 5 (1.70%) C
7 3 (1.02%) C#
8 1 (0.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.34%) Python
8 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 125 (42.52%) Cisco Certification
2 96 (32.65%) CCNP
3 70 (23.81%) CCNA
4 17 (5.78%) CCIE
5 16 (5.44%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.76%) CCDP
7 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.08%) CCIP
9 11 (3.74%) CCSE
10 10 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (3.06%) MCSE
11 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.04%) CCVP
13 5 (1.70%) MCITP
14 4 (1.36%) Degree
14 4 (1.36%) MCTS
14 4 (1.36%) CCSP
15 3 (1.02%) MCSA
15 3 (1.02%) CISSP
16 2 (0.68%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.86%) Active Directory
3 23 (7.82%) vSphere
4 10 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.40%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.06%) XenServer
6 6 (2.04%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.70%) XenApp
8 4 (1.36%) vCloud
8 4 (1.36%) NFS
9 3 (1.02%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 12 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 10 (3.40%) Salt
5 9 (3.06%) Cisco Prime
5 9 (3.06%) OPNET
6 8 (2.72%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.72%) Nagios
6 8 (2.72%) Cacti
6 8 (2.72%) Opsview
6 8 (2.72%) Graphite
7 6 (2.04%) Foglight
7 6 (2.04%) SCCM
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco UCCE
9 3 (1.02%) Puppet
9 3 (1.02%) Ansible
9 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.68%) SCOM
10 2 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 84 (28.57%) VMware
2 65 (22.11%) Microsoft
3 49 (16.67%) HP
3 49 (16.67%) F5
4 44 (14.97%) CheckPoint
5 36 (12.24%) NetApp
6 31 (10.54%) Red Hat
7 26 (8.84%) SolarWinds
8 23 (7.82%) Citrix
9 19 (6.46%) Blue Coat
10 18 (6.12%) EMC
11 17 (5.78%) Splunk
12 16 (5.44%) IBM
13 14 (4.76%) Juniper
14 12 (4.08%) Brocade
14 12 (4.08%) TippingPoint
15 11 (3.74%) BMC
16 10 (3.40%) Infoblox
17 8 (2.72%) Oracle
18 7 (2.38%) Veritas
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Rate: £250 - £260 per annum + DOE
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Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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The Bridge Ltd
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £180 - £190 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 21 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £260 per annum + DOE
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Skipton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
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Computer Futures
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour + DOE
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