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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 58 39
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Contract jobs citing Cisco 136 74 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.83% 2.94% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 11.29% 6.97% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 44
Average daily rate
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£296 £381 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +23.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £401 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +18.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -15.00%
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
1205 1061 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.79% 42.14% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 661 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 72 65
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £9.34 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £35.00 £34.00
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 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +20 80 £358 +21.70% 22
South Yorkshire +13 31 £275 - 6
North Yorkshire -3 14 £293 -26.87% 3
Humberside - 1 £200 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 150 (48.86%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (44.95%) Firewall
3 125 (40.72%) CCNP
4 102 (33.22%) VMware
5 76 (24.76%) BGP
6 72 (23.45%) F5
7 71 (23.13%) CheckPoint
8 68 (22.15%) Windows
9 66 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
10 65 (21.17%) WAN
11 64 (20.85%) OSPF
11 64 (20.85%) HP
12 61 (19.87%) DNS
13 60 (19.54%) Microsoft
14 59 (19.22%) CCNA
14 59 (19.22%) Linux
15 56 (18.24%) MPLS
16 53 (17.26%) ITIL
16 53 (17.26%) Load Balancing
17 52 (16.94%) LAN
18 50 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 48 (15.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 46 (14.98%) Blue Coat
21 43 (14.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 42 (13.68%) Cisco IOS
23 39 (12.70%) VPN
24 38 (12.38%) DHCP
25 37 (12.05%) BIG-IP
26 36 (11.73%) CCSE
26 36 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (7.17%) IIS
2 17 (5.54%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.91%) JBoss
5 9 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.61%) Apache
7 6 (1.95%) Lync
7 6 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.63%) Node.js
9 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.33%) CMS
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (7.82%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.23%) MS Office
3 10 (3.26%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 138 (44.95%) Firewall
2 76 (24.76%) BGP
3 66 (21.50%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (21.17%) WAN
5 64 (20.85%) OSPF
6 61 (19.87%) DNS
7 56 (18.24%) MPLS
8 52 (16.94%) LAN
9 48 (15.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 43 (14.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 42 (13.68%) Cisco IOS
12 39 (12.70%) VPN
13 38 (12.38%) DHCP
14 37 (12.05%) BIG-IP
15 36 (11.73%) Cisco Nexus
16 34 (11.07%) Network Security
17 31 (10.10%) EIGRP
18 30 (9.77%) TCP/IP
19 27 (8.79%) DMVPN
20 22 (7.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.61%) MySQL
4 7 (2.28%) Informix
5 5 (1.63%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Pentaho
6 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.28%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.63%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) QUnit
3 2 (0.65%) JUnit
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
3 2 (0.65%) JMeter
General
1 24 (7.82%) Finance
2 13 (4.23%) Banking
3 8 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.63%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (31.60%) Network Engineer
2 32 (10.42%) Analyst
3 27 (8.79%) Network Specialist
4 26 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (7.17%) Security Specialist
5 22 (7.17%) Network Security Specialist
5 22 (7.17%) Architect
6 20 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 17 (5.54%) Project Manager
8 15 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (4.23%) Migration Engineer
9 13 (4.23%) Data Analyst
10 11 (3.58%) Consultant
11 10 (3.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 10 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (3.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (3.26%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (3.26%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (2.93%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.17%) .NET
2 4 (1.30%) JSON
2 4 (1.30%) REST
2 4 (1.30%) XMPP
3 3 (0.98%) JRules
4 2 (0.65%) JPA
4 2 (0.65%) jQuery
4 2 (0.65%) WCF
4 2 (0.65%) Drools
4 2 (0.65%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.65%) Mustache
4 2 (0.65%) J2EE
4 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.65%) CSS
4 2 (0.65%) SOAP
4 2 (0.65%) Web Services
4 2 (0.65%) XML
4 2 (0.65%) Ajax
4 2 (0.65%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.84%) Thin Client
1 21 (6.84%) Fat Client
2 18 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.89%) Smartcard
4 8 (2.61%) IBM XIV
4 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.28%) Open Source
6 6 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.63%) Clustering
8 3 (0.98%) PDA
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
8 3 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.65%) Wiki
9 2 (0.65%) PKI
10 1 (0.33%) AS400
10 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.33%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.15%) Windows
2 59 (19.22%) Linux
3 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (7.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (7.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (6.84%) UNIX
7 20 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (4.23%) Windows 2000
8 13 (4.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 13 (4.23%) CentOS
9 11 (3.58%) Ubuntu
10 8 (2.61%) Windows 7
11 4 (1.30%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (17.26%) ITIL
1 53 (17.26%) Load Balancing
2 26 (8.47%) Migration
3 25 (8.14%) E-Commerce
4 19 (6.19%) Project Management
5 18 (5.86%) Service Management
6 16 (5.21%) Network Design
7 15 (4.89%) Incident Management
7 15 (4.89%) Workflow
8 14 (4.56%) PRINCE2
8 14 (4.56%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.58%) Service Delivery
10 10 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (3.26%) Change Management
11 9 (2.93%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.61%) Line Management
12 8 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (2.28%) Data Analysis
13 7 (2.28%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (1.95%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.40%) SQL
2 19 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 17 (5.54%) C
4 15 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 13 (4.23%) VB
6 12 (3.91%) Lisp
7 10 (3.26%) PHP
8 4 (1.30%) C#
9 3 (0.98%) Java
10 2 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.33%) Perl
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 150 (48.86%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (40.72%) CCNP
3 59 (19.22%) CCNA
4 36 (11.73%) CCSE
5 22 (7.17%) CCIP
6 20 (6.51%) Security Cleared
7 18 (5.86%) CCDP
8 16 (5.21%) CCIE
9 10 (3.26%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.63%) MCSE
13 4 (1.30%) CCDA
13 4 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.98%) CCSA
14 3 (0.98%) JNCIP
14 3 (0.98%) JNCIE
14 3 (0.98%) Degree
14 3 (0.98%) BC Cleared
15 2 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (16.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.86%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.89%) vSphere
4 14 (4.56%) vCloud
5 11 (3.58%) XenServer
6 9 (2.93%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.98%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (3.58%) OPNET
2 9 (2.93%) Nagios
2 9 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.93%) SCCM
2 9 (2.93%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (2.61%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (1.95%) Cacti
4 6 (1.95%) Opsview
4 6 (1.95%) Graphite
4 6 (1.95%) Foglight
5 5 (1.63%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.63%) Salt
5 5 (1.63%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (0.98%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.65%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.65%) SCOM
7 2 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (33.22%) VMware
2 72 (23.45%) F5
3 71 (23.13%) CheckPoint
4 64 (20.85%) HP
5 60 (19.54%) Microsoft
6 46 (14.98%) Blue Coat
7 32 (10.42%) Citrix
8 31 (10.10%) Infoblox
9 30 (9.77%) NetApp
10 28 (9.12%) Red Hat
11 22 (7.17%) SolarWinds
12 21 (6.84%) Juniper
12 21 (6.84%) Imperva
13 19 (6.19%) EMC
14 14 (4.56%) Splunk
15 13 (4.23%) TippingPoint
16 12 (3.91%) BMC
17 11 (3.58%) IBM
18 9 (2.93%) Brocade
19 8 (2.61%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Around £300 per day.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Posted: 9 days ago
South Yorkshire
Annapurna
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago