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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 23 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 152 91 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.22% 4.10% 3.02%
As % of the Vendors category 15.34% 9.64% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 40 30
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £222 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -16.66%
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
991 944 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.55% 42.52% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 497 406
Average daily rate £370 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 72
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £28.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 30 January 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 -12 54 £360 +20.00% 41
South Yorkshire +23 36 £260 -16.80% 9
North Yorkshire +14 34 £401 +78.00% 13
East Yorkshire -4 4 £120 - 1
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 124 (50.41%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (43.09%) Firewall
3 91 (36.99%) CCNP
4 76 (30.89%) VMware
5 65 (26.42%) CheckPoint
6 60 (24.39%) DNS
6 60 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (23.98%) ITIL
7 59 (23.98%) HP
8 57 (23.17%) BGP
9 52 (21.14%) Microsoft
10 50 (20.33%) WAN
11 49 (19.92%) OSPF
12 47 (19.11%) F5
13 44 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
13 44 (17.89%) CCNA
13 44 (17.89%) Windows
14 43 (17.48%) LAN
15 38 (15.45%) DHCP
16 36 (14.63%) Blue Coat
17 35 (14.23%) MPLS
18 34 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
18 34 (13.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
20 32 (13.01%) Load Balancing
21 31 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
22 30 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 29 (11.79%) Network Security
24 28 (11.38%) CCSE
25 27 (10.98%) EIGRP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (7.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.10%) Lync
3 12 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.66%) Apache
5 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.44%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.03%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (1.63%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (1.63%) JBoss
8 3 (1.22%) SAS
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.81%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 106 (43.09%) Firewall
2 60 (24.39%) DNS
2 60 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
3 57 (23.17%) BGP
4 50 (20.33%) WAN
5 49 (19.92%) OSPF
6 44 (17.89%) Cisco IOS
7 43 (17.48%) LAN
8 38 (15.45%) DHCP
9 35 (14.23%) MPLS
10 34 (13.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 31 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 29 (11.79%) Network Security
14 27 (10.98%) EIGRP
15 26 (10.57%) BIG-IP
16 24 (9.76%) TCP/IP
16 24 (9.76%) VPN
17 22 (8.94%) DMVPN
18 20 (8.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.03%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.03%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.41%) DB2
4 1 (0.41%) HBase
4 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.03%) JUnit
2 5 (2.03%) Subversion
2 5 (2.03%) JMeter
2 5 (2.03%) QUnit
2 5 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.41%) Selenium
General
1 19 (7.72%) Finance
2 17 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.69%) Banking
4 6 (2.44%) Back Office
4 6 (2.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.63%) Billing
6 3 (1.22%) German Language
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (32.52%) Network Engineer
2 19 (7.72%) Network Specialist
3 18 (7.32%) Analyst
4 17 (6.91%) Security Specialist
4 17 (6.91%) Network Security Specialist
5 16 (6.50%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.10%) Architect
6 15 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.10%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (4.88%) Consultant
7 12 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 11 (4.47%) Network Analyst
8 11 (4.47%) Designer
9 9 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (3.25%) Administrator
10 8 (3.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (3.25%) Network Architect
10 8 (3.25%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.85%) XML
2 5 (2.03%) J2EE
2 5 (2.03%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (2.03%) JRules
2 5 (2.03%) Hibernate
2 5 (2.03%) REST
2 5 (2.03%) Apache Camel
2 5 (2.03%) Mustache
2 5 (2.03%) JSON
2 5 (2.03%) jQuery
2 5 (2.03%) Ajax
2 5 (2.03%) JPA
2 5 (2.03%) Drools
3 4 (1.63%) HTML
4 2 (0.81%) XSLT
4 2 (0.81%) CSS
4 2 (0.81%) Rendezvous
4 2 (0.81%) Middleware
5 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.32%) Blackberry
2 16 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.50%) Fat Client
2 16 (6.50%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.03%) Smartcard
4 5 (2.03%) CESG
4 5 (2.03%) Clustering
4 5 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.03%) PKI
5 4 (1.63%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.22%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (1.22%) e-Health
6 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
7 1 (0.41%) Statistics
7 1 (0.41%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.89%) Windows
2 24 (9.76%) Linux
3 15 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.07%) Windows XP
7 8 (3.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.85%) AIX
8 7 (2.85%) HPUX
9 6 (2.44%) Solaris
10 5 (2.03%) CentOS
11 4 (1.63%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.41%) UNIX
14 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.98%) ITIL
2 32 (13.01%) Load Balancing
3 19 (7.72%) E-Commerce
3 19 (7.72%) Network Design
4 16 (6.50%) Project Management
5 15 (6.10%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (4.47%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.47%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.85%) ITSM
9 7 (2.85%) Migration
10 6 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (2.44%) Change Control
10 6 (2.44%) Change Management
10 6 (2.44%) Service Management
10 6 (2.44%) PRINCE
10 6 (2.44%) BCP
11 5 (2.03%) TDD
11 5 (2.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.69%) C
2 12 (4.88%) SQL
3 9 (3.66%) Lisp
4 8 (3.25%) PHP
5 7 (2.85%) Shell Script
5 7 (2.85%) Java
5 7 (2.85%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.03%) C#
6 5 (2.03%) Python
7 3 (1.22%) C++
7 3 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (50.41%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (36.99%) CCNP
3 44 (17.89%) CCNA
4 28 (11.38%) CCSE
5 20 (8.13%) Security Cleared
6 19 (7.72%) CCDP
7 15 (6.10%) SC Cleared
8 14 (5.69%) CCIP
9 8 (3.25%) MCSE
9 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.44%) CCIE
11 5 (2.03%) CCSA
12 4 (1.63%) MCITP
12 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.22%) CCDA
13 3 (1.22%) MCSA
13 3 (1.22%) MCP
13 3 (1.22%) CCVP
13 3 (1.22%) CIPD
13 3 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) SLA
2 6 (2.44%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.91%) vCloud
4 9 (3.66%) vSphere
5 8 (3.25%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.85%) ISA Server
6 7 (2.85%) XenServer
6 7 (2.85%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (2.44%) XenApp
8 4 (1.63%) Firmware
9 3 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.22%) MetaFrame
9 3 (1.22%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.81%) SRDF
10 2 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.81%) Xen
10 2 (0.81%) KVM
10 2 (0.81%) NFS
11 1 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (3.25%) SCCM
3 7 (2.85%) OPNET
3 7 (2.85%) SCOM
4 5 (2.03%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.03%) OpenIDM
4 5 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.03%) Puppet
5 4 (1.63%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.63%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.22%) Nagios
6 3 (1.22%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.22%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.41%) OpenView
7 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.41%) WSUS
7 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 76 (30.89%) VMware
2 65 (26.42%) CheckPoint
3 59 (23.98%) HP
4 52 (21.14%) Microsoft
5 47 (19.11%) F5
6 36 (14.63%) Blue Coat
7 26 (10.57%) Citrix
8 23 (9.35%) Infoblox
9 16 (6.50%) Imperva
10 14 (5.69%) Juniper
10 14 (5.69%) NetApp
11 13 (5.28%) Red Hat
11 13 (5.28%) BMC
11 13 (5.28%) TippingPoint
12 12 (4.88%) Brocade
13 10 (4.07%) Symantec
14 8 (3.25%) SonicWALL
14 8 (3.25%) EMC
14 8 (3.25%) McAfee
15 7 (2.85%) Sun
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