Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 49 59
Rank change year-on-year -27 +10 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 67 112 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.98% 4.31% 3.31%
As % of the Vendors category 7.44% 11.34% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 48 73
Leeds median daily rate £438 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £230 £175 £263
90th Percentile £589 £415 £473
West Yorkshire median daily rate £396 £354 £350
% change year-on-year +12.01% +1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £10.20 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.04% -54.67% -
10th Percentile £19.83 £10.20 £21.25
90th Percentile £24.68 £10.20 £23.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £14.10 £15.36
% change year-on-year +61.35% -8.17% +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 Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 901 988 1221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 40.04% 38.06% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 645 765
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £256 £253 £250
90th Percentile £561 £563 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 44
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -16.67% +10.72%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.17% -5.36% +22.54%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) Firewall
3 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (22.39%) CCNP
4 15 (22.39%) Network Security
5 14 (20.90%) VMware
6 13 (19.40%) Citrix
7 12 (17.91%) Windows
7 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (14.93%) Finance
8 10 (14.93%) CCNA
9 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
9 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
9 9 (13.43%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) McAfee
9 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
9 9 (13.43%) F5
10 8 (11.94%) Linux
10 8 (11.94%) VPN
10 8 (11.94%) VMware NSX
11 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
12 6 (8.96%) Mac OS
12 6 (8.96%) Android
12 6 (8.96%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
12 6 (8.96%) Management Information System

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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) IBM Notes
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.99%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) JBoss
4 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.99%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.49%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) PaaS
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.31%) Firewall
2 15 (22.39%) Network Security
3 12 (17.91%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (11.94%) VPN
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (8.96%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (7.46%) BGP
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (5.97%) LAN
7 4 (5.97%) WAN
8 3 (4.48%) DNS
8 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (4.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (4.48%) OSPF
8 3 (4.48%) Skype
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
9 2 (2.99%) DKIM
9 2 (2.99%) DMARC
9 2 (2.99%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (13.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Cisco Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Security Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (10.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
6 5 (7.46%) Telecoms Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
1 2 (2.99%) Kafka
1 2 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (2.99%) Velocity
1 2 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Blackberry
1 6 (8.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.46%) BYOD
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) IVR
4 3 (4.48%) Clustering
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
4 6 (8.96%) Android
4 6 (8.96%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.99%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.43%) ITIL
2 7 (10.45%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (7.46%) Data Management
4 5 (7.46%) Information Assurance
4 5 (7.46%) Information Security
4 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.46%) Open Source
4 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.97%) Coaching
5 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
5 4 (5.97%) DevOps
5 4 (5.97%) Migration
5 4 (5.97%) Network Design
5 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.97%) Resource Management
5 4 (5.97%) Security Management
6 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) Java
1 2 (2.99%) PHP
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (22.39%) CCNP
3 10 (14.93%) CCNA
4 5 (7.46%) CCIE
4 5 (7.46%) CISSP
5 4 (5.97%) CCDP
6 3 (4.48%) CCDA
6 3 (4.48%) Chartered Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) CISM
6 3 (4.48%) ISEB
6 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) MCSA
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.99%) CCSA
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware NSX
3 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.46%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.48%) SCCM
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) CFEngine
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Salt
3 2 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.99%) Terraform
3 2 (2.99%) WMI
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.49%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
3 13 (19.40%) Citrix
4 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
4 9 (13.43%) F5
4 9 (13.43%) McAfee
5 5 (7.46%) Juniper
5 5 (7.46%) Lotus
6 4 (5.97%) HP
6 4 (5.97%) IronPort
6 4 (5.97%) Oracle
6 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) Symantec
8 2 (2.99%) EMC
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) Intel
8 2 (2.99%) NetApp
8 2 (2.99%) TIBCO