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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 51 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 70 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.37% 3.22% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 7.70% 7.47% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 32
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.10 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.50 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.15% -24.00%
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
1065 937 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.76% 43.10% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 489 482
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 70 61
Average hourly rate £13.98 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £9.50 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.45 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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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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 -6 42 £325 -10.34% 37
South Yorkshire +23 33 £275 -22.53% 14
North Yorkshire 0 3 £401 +3.35% 4
East Yorkshire -5 1 - -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 66 (48.18%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (37.23%) Firewall
3 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
4 37 (27.01%) CCNP
5 35 (25.55%) HP
6 34 (24.82%) VMware
7 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
8 32 (23.36%) Windows
9 29 (21.17%) CCNA
10 28 (20.44%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (18.25%) LAN
12 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
12 24 (17.52%) Wireless
13 23 (16.79%) WAN
13 23 (16.79%) CheckPoint
14 22 (16.06%) ITIL
15 21 (15.33%) DNS
15 21 (15.33%) Internet
15 21 (15.33%) Blue Coat
16 20 (14.60%) Network Security
17 19 (13.87%) BGP
17 19 (13.87%) Citrix
17 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
18 18 (13.14%) F5
19 17 (12.41%) DHCP
19 17 (12.41%) MS Exchange
19 17 (12.41%) Blackberry
20 15 (10.95%) MPLS
20 15 (10.95%) VPN
21 14 (10.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 17 (12.41%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.76%) Lync
3 8 (5.84%) Apache
4 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.92%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (2.19%) nginx
6 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.19%) SAS
7 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
3 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (37.23%) Firewall
2 33 (24.09%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (20.44%) Cisco IOS
4 25 (18.25%) LAN
5 24 (17.52%) Wireless
6 23 (16.79%) WAN
7 21 (15.33%) DNS
7 21 (15.33%) Internet
8 20 (14.60%) Network Security
9 19 (13.87%) BGP
10 17 (12.41%) DHCP
11 15 (10.95%) VPN
11 15 (10.95%) MPLS
12 14 (10.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 13 (9.49%) DMVPN
13 13 (9.49%) OSPF
13 13 (9.49%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (9.49%) IP Telephony
13 13 (9.49%) WLAN
14 11 (8.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.38%) Back Office
2 6 (4.38%) Retail
3 4 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.19%) Finance
4 3 (2.19%) German Language
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Network Engineer
2 15 (10.95%) Network Specialist
3 13 (9.49%) Architect
4 10 (7.30%) Security Specialist
4 10 (7.30%) Network Security Specialist
5 9 (6.57%) Consultant
6 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Support Technician
8 5 (3.65%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Administrator
8 5 (3.65%) Network Support
8 5 (3.65%) Network Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Network Analyst
9 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (2.92%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (2.92%) Project Manager
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Technician
10 3 (2.19%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.19%) Middleware
2 3 (2.19%) XMPP
3 2 (1.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.30%) Thin Client
2 10 (7.30%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.65%) CESG
5 4 (2.92%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) Clustering
5 4 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.46%) Replication
6 2 (1.46%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.73%) e-Health
7 1 (0.73%) Statistics
7 1 (0.73%) FMCG
7 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Windows
2 11 (8.03%) Linux
3 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.92%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.92%) CentOS
8 2 (1.46%) Solaris
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.73%) UNIX
9 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.73%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.06%) ITIL
2 13 (9.49%) Network Design
3 11 (8.03%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
5 8 (5.84%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.11%) Change Control
7 6 (4.38%) Service Management
8 5 (3.65%) Network Management
9 4 (2.92%) Migration
9 4 (2.92%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.19%) Line Management
10 3 (2.19%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.19%) Workflow
10 3 (2.19%) Master Data Management
10 3 (2.19%) Service Delivery
10 3 (2.19%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.19%) Matrix Management
10 3 (2.19%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.84%) C
2 6 (4.38%) Lisp
3 5 (3.65%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.92%) SQL
4 4 (2.92%) Python
5 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.19%) C++
5 3 (2.19%) Java
5 3 (2.19%) Perl
5 3 (2.19%) PHP
6 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (48.18%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.01%) CCNP
3 29 (21.17%) CCNA
4 11 (8.03%) CCDP
4 11 (8.03%) CCSE
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.65%) MCSE
7 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.19%) MCP
8 3 (2.19%) MCITP
9 2 (1.46%) CIPD
9 2 (1.46%) MCSA
10 1 (0.73%) CCSP
10 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.73%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.73%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) QA
3 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.03%) vSphere
4 6 (4.38%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.65%) XenApp
5 5 (3.65%) ISA Server
5 5 (3.65%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.65%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.19%) Xen
6 3 (2.19%) MetaFrame
6 3 (2.19%) XenServer
7 2 (1.46%) ProxySG
7 2 (1.46%) vCloud
8 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) SCCM
1 9 (6.57%) SCOM
2 6 (4.38%) OPNET
2 6 (4.38%) Puppet
2 6 (4.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.92%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.46%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.46%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.73%) OpenView
6 1 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.73%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.73%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 35 (25.55%) HP
3 34 (24.82%) VMware
4 23 (16.79%) CheckPoint
5 21 (15.33%) Blue Coat
6 19 (13.87%) Citrix
7 18 (13.14%) F5
8 13 (9.49%) BMC
9 11 (8.03%) TippingPoint
10 10 (7.30%) NetApp
10 10 (7.30%) Infoblox
10 10 (7.30%) Imperva
11 9 (6.57%) Oracle
12 7 (5.11%) EMC
12 7 (5.11%) Symantec
13 6 (4.38%) Brocade
13 6 (4.38%) IBM
13 6 (4.38%) Juniper
14 5 (3.65%) Dell
14 5 (3.65%) SonicWALL
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