Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 14 November 2018 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
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 64 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 71 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.98% 3.75% 4.47%
As % of the Vendors category 8.95% 9.69% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 49
Leeds median daily rate £406 £424 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.13% +17.71% +2.86%
10th Percentile £303 £230 £300
90th Percentile £488 £582 £438
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £390 £360
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +123.04% -54.67%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £12.76
% change year-on-year +9.89% +78.29% -16.90%

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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 793 867 981
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 33.33% 38.72% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 552 641
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £292 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 14 21
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.08% -1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.50 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £35.65 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £12.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year +22.40% -12.28% -1.72%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Leeds

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Leeds

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Leeds over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Leeds

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 28 (39.44%) Firewall
2 25 (35.21%) F5
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (26.76%) CCNP
5 18 (25.35%) CheckPoint
6 17 (23.94%) WAN
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
7 15 (21.13%) Windows
7 15 (21.13%) Office 365
8 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
8 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (19.72%) LAN
8 14 (19.72%) BGP
8 14 (19.72%) VMware
9 13 (18.31%) Finance
9 13 (18.31%) Wireless
10 12 (16.90%) Retail
10 12 (16.90%) OSPF
11 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
12 10 (14.08%) Aruba
12 10 (14.08%) Fortinet
12 10 (14.08%) Degree
13 9 (12.68%) MPLS
13 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
13 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
13 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
13 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (12.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
14 8 (11.27%) Skype

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Office 365
2 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (7.04%) SaaS
5 4 (5.63%) IaaS
5 4 (5.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) Firewall
2 17 (23.94%) WAN
3 14 (19.72%) BGP
3 14 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (19.72%) LAN
4 13 (18.31%) Wireless
5 12 (16.90%) OSPF
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (12.68%) MPLS
7 8 (11.27%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (11.27%) DNS
7 8 (11.27%) Skype
7 8 (11.27%) VLAN
7 8 (11.27%) VoIP
8 7 (9.86%) VPN
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (7.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (7.04%) Network Security
10 4 (5.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (5.63%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (9.86%) Architect
4 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Junior
5 4 (5.63%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Network Architect
5 4 (5.63%) Office 365 Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.41%) React
2 1 (1.41%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Clustering
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.27%) Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 10
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (11.27%) ITIL
1 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
1 8 (11.27%) Network Design
2 6 (8.45%) High Availability
3 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
3 5 (7.04%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
4 4 (5.63%) Threat Management
5 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (4.23%) Migration
5 3 (4.23%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.82%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (2.82%) Service Design
6 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.82%) Python
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C
2 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (26.76%) CCNP
3 10 (14.08%) Degree
4 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
4 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
5 7 (9.86%) CCIE
5 7 (9.86%) CCNA
5 7 (9.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.63%) CCSA
7 3 (4.23%) CCDP
8 2 (2.82%) CCSE
8 2 (2.82%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CISSP
8 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCIP
9 1 (1.41%) CISM
9 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.41%) PMP
9 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.41%) Firmware
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) KVM
4 1 (1.41%) QEMU
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
1 4 (5.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (4.23%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) F5
2 18 (25.35%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.72%) VMware
5 10 (14.08%) Aruba
5 10 (14.08%) Fortinet
6 6 (8.45%) Dell
6 6 (8.45%) EMC
7 5 (7.04%) NetApp
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.04%) Splunk
8 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.63%) Infoblox
8 4 (5.63%) IronPort
8 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 4 (5.63%) Veritas
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.82%) HP
10 2 (2.82%) Juniper