Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 48 43
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +18
Contract jobs citing Cisco 84 131 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.90% 4.39% 4.17%
As % of the Vendors category 11.13% 12.66% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 83 79
Leeds median daily rate £450 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +11.76% +4.62%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £210
90th Percentile £562 £488 £420
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £21.25 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.63 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.29% - -

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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 755 1035 1234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 35.07% 34.68% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 710 805
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -1.45%
10th Percentile £283 £290 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £345
% change year-on-year - +15.94% -1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 30
Leeds median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +4.58%
10th Percentile £10.65 £9.85 £9.18
90th Percentile £25.00 £20.00 £37.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -10.34% +26.09%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 38 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 29 (34.52%) Firewall
4 26 (30.95%) VMware
5 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (25.00%) F5
6 21 (25.00%) CCNP
7 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Excel
8 18 (21.43%) Windows
8 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 17 (20.24%) VPN
9 17 (20.24%) BGP
9 17 (20.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (19.05%) EIGRP
11 15 (17.86%) Finance
11 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (16.67%) Citrix
12 14 (16.67%) HP
13 13 (15.48%) Fortinet
14 12 (14.29%) Banking
14 12 (14.29%) Android
14 12 (14.29%) vSphere
14 12 (14.29%) MS Visio
14 12 (14.29%) Blackberry
15 11 (13.10%) CCNA
15 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
15 11 (13.10%) FortiGate
15 11 (13.10%) BYOD

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 (10.71%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Confluence
3 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) IaaS
1 2 (2.38%) PaaS
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Akamai
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (34.52%) Firewall
2 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (26.19%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (20.24%) BGP
3 17 (20.24%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (20.24%) VPN
4 16 (19.05%) EIGRP
5 11 (13.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (13.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (10.71%) WLAN
7 8 (9.52%) WAN
8 7 (8.33%) DMVPN
8 7 (8.33%) IOS XR
9 6 (7.14%) LAN
9 6 (7.14%) Network Security
10 5 (5.95%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (4.76%) OSPF
11 4 (4.76%) SNMP
11 4 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (10.71%) Marketing
4 8 (9.52%) Electronics
4 8 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.95%) Retail
6 3 (3.57%) Billing
6 3 (3.57%) Military
6 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 12 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) VMware Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Information Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Mac Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 11 (13.10%) BYOD
4 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 7 (8.33%) DataPower
6 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.57%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.38%) Replication
9 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.19%) iPad
9 1 (1.19%) iSeries
9 1 (1.19%) IVR
9 1 (1.19%) Online Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Android
3 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
4 9 (10.71%) Mac OS
5 7 (8.33%) Linux
6 5 (5.95%) Unix
7 4 (4.76%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.38%) CatOS
9 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.19%) Solaris
10 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Coaching
2 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (9.52%) Change Control
2 8 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL
2 8 (9.52%) Migration
2 8 (9.52%) Programme Management
3 5 (5.95%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (4.76%) Information Security
4 4 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (4.76%) Network Design
4 4 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.76%) Service Management
5 3 (3.57%) Analytics
5 3 (3.57%) Change Management
5 3 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) C
3 1 (1.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (45.24%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (13.10%) CCNA
4 10 (11.90%) CCIE
5 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.95%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.57%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.57%) MCDST
7 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.38%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.38%) CCDP
8 2 (2.38%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) CISM
8 2 (2.38%) CISSP
9 1 (1.19%) CCDA
9 1 (1.19%) CCVP
9 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.29%) vSphere
3 9 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 5 (5.95%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.19%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) FortiGate
2 7 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (8.33%) OPNET
3 4 (4.76%) WMI
4 3 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.38%) Puppet
5 2 (2.38%) SCCM
5 2 (2.38%) SmoothWall
5 2 (2.38%) Terraform
5 2 (2.38%) WSUS
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 21 (25.00%) F5
4 14 (16.67%) Citrix
4 14 (16.67%) HP
5 13 (15.48%) Fortinet
6 10 (11.90%) IBM
7 9 (10.71%) Lotus
8 8 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.52%) SAP
9 7 (8.33%) BMC
9 7 (8.33%) Motorola
9 7 (8.33%) Splunk
9 7 (8.33%) TippingPoint
10 6 (7.14%) NetApp
11 5 (5.95%) Oracle
12 4 (4.76%) Bloomberg
12 4 (4.76%) Reuters
12 4 (4.76%) Symantec
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