The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Cisco
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 3 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 2.88% 2.76% 7.00%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 5.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +52.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.88 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.85% -10.00%  

Cisco is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 43 67 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 41.35% 46.21% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 47 55
Median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.30% +21.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £589 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.05% -49.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Bradford

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Bradford

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) WebEx
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Android

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Skype
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Telnet
3 1 (20.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Panasonic
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk