Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 6 months to 20 November 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 > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 27 31
Rank change year-on-year +19 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 11.21% 2.79% 3.21%
As % of the Vendors category 40.00% 11.54% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Halifax median daily rate £269 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.42% +22.58% -
10th Percentile £185 £463 £336
90th Percentile £410 £488 £400
West Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +10.95% +1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate £15.50 - £10.75
10th Percentile £15.25 - £9.23
90th Percentile £15.75 - £13.28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £10.20 £15.36
% change year-on-year +123.04% -33.57% +53.55%

Cisco is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Halifax.

All Vendors
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 30 52 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 28.04% 24.19% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 39
Halifax median daily rate £350 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.28% -7.65%
10th Percentile £199 £290 £286
90th Percentile £455 £500 £500
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Halifax median hourly rate £12.16 £9.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.03% -24.00% -8.05%
10th Percentile £9.10 £9.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £15.10 £9.75 £18.15
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Halifax

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Halifax

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Halifax over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Halifax

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) CCNA
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Retail
9 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
9 1 (8.33%) Network Security
9 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
9 1 (8.33%) Unix
9 1 (8.33%) Windows
9 1 (8.33%) HTTP
9 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (8.33%) DNS
9 1 (8.33%) SSL
9 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (8.33%) Migration
9 1 (8.33%) Firmware
9 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (8.33%) Intranet
9 1 (8.33%) Internet
9 1 (8.33%) Extranet

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Extranet
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint