Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 55 90 51
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 63 55 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.52% 2.18% 4.46%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 6.96% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 40
Leeds median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +13.33%
10th Percentile £164 £304 £239
90th Percentile £575 £674 £557
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.89% +39.14%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -22.00% +8.70% +38.06%

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 742 790 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 41.48% 31.36% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 506 495
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £272
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £390
% change year-on-year - +8.97% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 30 15
Leeds median hourly rate £16.56 £18.24 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +15.02% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.82 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.93 £27.68
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.35 £15.75 £14.20
% change year-on-year +3.81% +10.92% +1.43%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019, 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 29 (46.03%) Firewall
2 18 (28.57%) Network Security
3 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (25.40%) WAN
5 14 (22.22%) LAN
5 14 (22.22%) Windows
5 14 (22.22%) CCNP
6 13 (20.63%) VMware
7 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
8 10 (15.87%) Fortinet
8 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
8 10 (15.87%) VPN
9 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (12.70%) Azure
10 8 (12.70%) AWS
10 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (12.70%) F5
10 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.70%) VoIP
10 8 (12.70%) Network Design
11 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 7 (11.11%) Project Management
11 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (11.11%) Office 365
11 7 (11.11%) PaaS
11 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (11.11%) IaaS
12 6 (9.52%) Service Design

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 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) AWS
1 8 (12.70%) Azure
2 7 (11.11%) IaaS
2 7 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (11.11%) PaaS
3 6 (9.52%) SaaS
4 5 (7.94%) GCP
5 2 (3.17%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.17%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.03%) Firewall
2 18 (28.57%) Network Security
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
4 14 (22.22%) LAN
5 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (15.87%) VPN
7 9 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (12.70%) VoIP
9 6 (9.52%) BGP
9 6 (9.52%) Internet
9 6 (9.52%) MPLS
10 5 (7.94%) WLAN
11 4 (6.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (6.35%) OSPF
11 4 (6.35%) SAN
11 4 (6.35%) Skype
12 3 (4.76%) NetScaler
12 3 (4.76%) VLAN
12 3 (4.76%) Wireless
13 2 (3.17%) Cisco ICM
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (9.52%) Advertising
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Publishing
4 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.40%) Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 7 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) AWS Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (7.94%) VMware Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
8 2 (3.17%) Design Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Apache Flex
1 2 (3.17%) CCXML
1 2 (3.17%) GraphQL
1 2 (3.17%) JSON
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
1 2 (3.17%) REST
1 2 (3.17%) VXML
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
1 2 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) IVR
3 5 (7.94%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.76%) Private Cloud
6 2 (3.17%) Handset
6 2 (3.17%) iPad
6 2 (3.17%) iPhone
6 2 (3.17%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (3.17%) Social Network
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (3.17%) VUI
7 1 (1.59%) CMDB
7 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (9.52%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Network Design
2 7 (11.11%) Project Management
3 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (9.52%) Service Design
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps
4 5 (7.94%) DevSecOps
4 5 (7.94%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
4 5 (7.94%) Security Testing
4 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.35%) ITIL
5 4 (6.35%) Migration
5 4 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.76%) Information Security
6 3 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (3.17%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (6.35%) CCIE
4 3 (4.76%) CCNA
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) CCDA
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.52%) VMware NSX
3 6 (9.52%) vSphere
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.76%) XenApp
4 3 (4.76%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.17%) iptables
5 2 (3.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) vCenter Server
1 5 (7.94%) vRealize
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (3.17%) HAProxy
3 2 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
3 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) VMware
2 10 (15.87%) Fortinet
3 8 (12.70%) F5
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) Alibaba
6 5 (7.94%) Citrix
7 4 (6.35%) Adobe
7 4 (6.35%) Autodesk
7 4 (6.35%) Avaya
7 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.35%) Symantec
8 3 (4.76%) Meraki
8 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.17%) IronPort
9 2 (3.17%) Samsung
9 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.17%) Verint