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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 30 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing Cisco 160 165 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.51% 6.43% 3.87%
As % of the Vendors category 13.81% 15.70% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 38
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
1159 1051 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.88% 40.97% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 655 517
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 45
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £11.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +10.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 82 £375 +7.14% 39
South Yorkshire +2 55 £289 +11.05% 6
North Yorkshire -21 10 £290 -27.59% 6
East Yorkshire +6 6 - - 2
Humberside - 1 £420 -
Cisco
England

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (44.24%) Firewall
1 119 (44.24%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (31.23%) LAN
3 83 (30.86%) CCNP
4 74 (27.51%) CheckPoint
4 74 (27.51%) F5
5 72 (26.77%) WAN
6 67 (24.91%) CCNA
7 56 (20.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 54 (20.07%) Cisco ASA
9 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
10 45 (16.73%) ITIL
10 45 (16.73%) Windows
11 43 (15.99%) VMware
12 40 (14.87%) Network Security
13 38 (14.13%) MPLS
13 38 (14.13%) BGP
14 37 (13.75%) HP
15 34 (12.64%) Windows Server
16 33 (12.27%) VPN
17 32 (11.90%) TCP/IP
17 32 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (11.52%) Data Centre
19 29 (10.78%) Linux
19 29 (10.78%) Blue Coat
20 27 (10.04%) Wireless
21 25 (9.29%) OSPF
22 24 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 24 (8.92%) Active Directory
22 24 (8.92%) Red Hat

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (4.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (4.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.72%) Skype for Business
3 9 (3.35%) IIS
4 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.12%) JBoss
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) Office 365
2 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (44.24%) Firewall
2 84 (31.23%) LAN
3 72 (26.77%) WAN
4 56 (20.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 54 (20.07%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (14.87%) Network Security
7 38 (14.13%) BGP
7 38 (14.13%) MPLS
8 33 (12.27%) VPN
9 32 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 27 (10.04%) Wireless
11 25 (9.29%) OSPF
12 24 (8.92%) DNS
13 22 (8.18%) EIGRP
13 22 (8.18%) Internet
13 22 (8.18%) SAN
14 15 (5.58%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (4.83%) DHCP
15 13 (4.83%) IP Telephony
15 13 (4.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.60%) MySQL
3 6 (2.23%) Informix
4 5 (1.86%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.74%) Redis
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.37%) OLTP
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.37%) QlikView
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.74%) Hudson
1 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.74%) JIRA
1 2 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (0.74%) Subversion
1 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (7.06%) Finance
2 18 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.97%) Games
4 7 (2.60%) Banking
4 7 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.23%) Electronics
5 6 (2.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.12%) Law
6 3 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (0.74%) Retail
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 121 (44.98%) Network Engineer
2 56 (20.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 48 (17.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (6.69%) Analyst
4 18 (6.69%) Security Specialist
5 17 (6.32%) Support Engineer
6 15 (5.58%) Network Specialist
7 14 (5.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) Security Engineer
7 14 (5.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (4.09%) Network Support
9 10 (3.72%) Blue Coat Specialist
9 10 (3.72%) Migration Engineer
9 10 (3.72%) Network Analyst
9 10 (3.72%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (3.35%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Architect
11 8 (2.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 8 (2.97%) Cisco Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.86%) Web Services
2 4 (1.49%) .NET
3 3 (1.12%) CSS
3 3 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.74%) COM+
4 2 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.37%) Java EE
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) SOAP
5 1 (0.37%) WSDL
5 1 (0.37%) XMPP
5 1 (0.37%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.52%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.20%) Driving Licence
3 13 (4.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.60%) Clustering
5 6 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.23%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.86%) e-Health
6 5 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.86%) Smart Meter
7 4 (1.49%) PKI
8 3 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.12%) NHS
9 2 (0.74%) CESG
9 2 (0.74%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.74%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.37%) IBM XIV
10 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.73%) Windows
2 34 (12.64%) Windows Server
3 29 (10.78%) Linux
4 20 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (4.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.60%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.23%) Unix
9 5 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.73%) ITIL
2 23 (8.55%) Migration
3 22 (8.18%) Load Balancing
4 19 (7.06%) Incident Management
5 16 (5.95%) Project Management
6 14 (5.20%) Ethical Hacking
6 14 (5.20%) PRINCE2
7 13 (4.83%) DDoS Mitigation
7 13 (4.83%) Security Management
8 11 (4.09%) Network Design
8 11 (4.09%) SIEM
9 10 (3.72%) CAD
9 10 (3.72%) Data Security
9 10 (3.72%) High Availability
10 9 (3.35%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (2.97%) Functional Testing
11 8 (2.97%) WAN Optimisation
12 7 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
12 7 (2.60%) Computer Security
12 7 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.95%) SQL
2 11 (4.09%) Bash Shell
2 11 (4.09%) Perl
3 8 (2.97%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.60%) Shell Script
5 5 (1.86%) Python
6 3 (1.12%) C
6 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.12%) Lisp
6 3 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) Ruby
7 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (44.24%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (30.86%) CCNP
3 67 (24.91%) CCNA
4 24 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.92%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.32%) CISSP
6 15 (5.58%) CEH
6 15 (5.58%) MCSA
7 14 (5.20%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.09%) CCIE
9 8 (2.97%) CCDP
9 8 (2.97%) CCSA
9 8 (2.97%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.23%) CCSE
11 6 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.86%) MCITP
13 4 (1.49%) CCNP Voice
13 4 (1.49%) CISA
13 4 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.20%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.23%) SLA
3 5 (1.86%) ISO 9000
4 4 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.60%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.23%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.23%) VMware Server
4 6 (2.23%) vSphere
5 5 (1.86%) vCloud
6 4 (1.49%) Firmware
6 4 (1.49%) XenApp
6 4 (1.49%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.12%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.74%) KVM
8 2 (0.74%) Xen
9 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) SolarWinds Orion
2 9 (3.35%) QRadar
3 8 (2.97%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (2.60%) FortiGate
4 7 (2.60%) OpenView
5 6 (2.23%) BMC PATROL
5 6 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.86%) Cisco UCCE
6 5 (1.86%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.49%) Cacti
7 4 (1.49%) Graphite
7 4 (1.49%) Nagios
7 4 (1.49%) Opsview
7 4 (1.49%) Puppet
8 3 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (1.12%) Foglight
9 2 (0.74%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.74%) OVSD
Vendors
1 74 (27.51%) CheckPoint
1 74 (27.51%) F5
2 46 (17.10%) Microsoft
3 43 (15.99%) VMware
4 37 (13.75%) HP
5 29 (10.78%) Blue Coat
6 24 (8.92%) Red Hat
7 18 (6.69%) Palo Alto
8 10 (3.72%) Juniper
8 10 (3.72%) Riverbed
8 10 (3.72%) SolarWinds
8 10 (3.72%) Symantec
9 9 (3.35%) Meraki
9 9 (3.35%) NetApp
10 8 (2.97%) Citrix
11 7 (2.60%) Dell
11 7 (2.60%) EMC
11 7 (2.60%) Oracle
12 6 (2.23%) BMC
12 6 (2.23%) SAP
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