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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 45 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 86 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.55% 3.25% 3.27%
As % of the Vendors category 8.14% 7.43% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 35
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.95 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £20.25 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
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
1057 942 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.59% 43.67% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 497 502
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 68 57
Average hourly rate £12.62 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £9.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £43.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 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
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 18 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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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 -1 48 £325 -7.14% 33
South Yorkshire +28 31 £275 +30.95% 5
North Yorkshire -1 3 £332 -14.45% 4
East Yorkshire -3 1 - - 3
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 68 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (39.16%) Firewall
3 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
4 39 (27.27%) CCNP
4 39 (27.27%) VMware
5 38 (26.57%) HP
6 35 (24.48%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (23.08%) Windows
8 31 (21.68%) Cisco IOS
9 28 (19.58%) CCNA
10 26 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 26 (18.18%) Active Directory
11 25 (17.48%) Wireless
12 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (16.78%) Blue Coat
12 24 (16.78%) LAN
13 23 (16.08%) ITIL
13 23 (16.08%) Citrix
13 23 (16.08%) DNS
13 23 (16.08%) WAN
13 23 (16.08%) Network Security
14 21 (14.69%) Internet
14 21 (14.69%) BGP
14 21 (14.69%) F5
15 19 (13.29%) DHCP
16 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
16 18 (12.59%) Blackberry
17 17 (11.89%) VPN
17 17 (11.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 16 (11.19%) DMVPN

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 18 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.09%) Lync
3 9 (6.29%) Apache
4 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.50%) nginx
5 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.10%) SAS
6 3 (2.10%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.70%) CMS
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (39.16%) Firewall
2 35 (24.48%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (21.68%) Cisco IOS
4 25 (17.48%) Wireless
5 24 (16.78%) LAN
6 23 (16.08%) WAN
6 23 (16.08%) DNS
6 23 (16.08%) Network Security
7 21 (14.69%) Internet
7 21 (14.69%) BGP
8 19 (13.29%) DHCP
9 17 (11.89%) VPN
9 17 (11.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 16 (11.19%) DMVPN
10 16 (11.19%) MPLS
11 15 (10.49%) OSPF
12 14 (9.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 13 (9.09%) BIG-IP
13 13 (9.09%) IP Telephony
13 13 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) MySQL
General
1 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (4.20%) Back Office
2 6 (4.20%) Retail
3 3 (2.10%) Finance
3 3 (2.10%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) German Language
4 2 (1.40%) Marketing
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Network Specialist
3 14 (9.79%) Architect
4 13 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 13 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
5 9 (6.29%) Consultant
6 8 (5.59%) Analyst
7 7 (4.90%) Support Technician
7 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.50%) Network Support
9 5 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (3.50%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.80%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Senior Technician
10 4 (2.80%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (2.80%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.80%) Administrator
10 4 (2.80%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.50%) XMPP
2 3 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.10%) Middleware
3 2 (1.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Blackberry
2 13 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 13 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 11 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.20%) NHS
5 5 (3.50%) CESG
6 3 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.10%) Clustering
6 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.70%) IVR
8 1 (0.70%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.08%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Linux
3 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.20%) CentOS
4 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (4.20%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.08%) ITIL
2 13 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 13 (9.09%) Network Design
3 11 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (6.99%) Load Balancing
5 8 (5.59%) Service Management
6 7 (4.90%) Change Control
7 6 (4.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.50%) Data Management
8 5 (3.50%) Master Data Management
8 5 (3.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.80%) Network Management
9 4 (2.80%) Line Management
9 4 (2.80%) Workflow
9 4 (2.80%) Migration
9 4 (2.80%) Project Management
9 4 (2.80%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.10%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.10%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.99%) C
2 6 (4.20%) Python
2 6 (4.20%) Lisp
3 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.10%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.10%) C++
4 3 (2.10%) Java
4 3 (2.10%) Perl
4 3 (2.10%) PHP
4 3 (2.10%) SQL
5 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (47.55%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (27.27%) CCNP
3 28 (19.58%) CCNA
4 14 (9.79%) CCSE
5 11 (7.69%) CCDP
6 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.80%) MCSE
9 3 (2.10%) MCP
10 2 (1.40%) MCITP
10 2 (1.40%) CIPD
10 2 (1.40%) MCSA
11 1 (0.70%) CCSP
11 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.70%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.39%) vSphere
4 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.59%) VMware ESX
5 7 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.50%) Xen
6 5 (3.50%) XenApp
7 4 (2.80%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (2.80%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.10%) XenServer
8 3 (2.10%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.70%) vCloud
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) SCCM
1 9 (6.29%) SCOM
2 6 (4.20%) OPNET
2 6 (4.20%) Puppet
2 6 (4.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.70%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.70%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.27%) VMware
3 38 (26.57%) HP
4 26 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 24 (16.78%) Blue Coat
6 23 (16.08%) Citrix
7 21 (14.69%) F5
8 13 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 13 (9.09%) Imperva
8 13 (9.09%) BMC
9 11 (7.69%) NetApp
9 11 (7.69%) TippingPoint
10 10 (6.99%) Oracle
11 8 (5.59%) IBM
11 8 (5.59%) EMC
12 6 (4.20%) Juniper
12 6 (4.20%) Symantec
12 6 (4.20%) Brocade
12 6 (4.20%) Splunk
13 5 (3.50%) Dell
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