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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 36 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.40% 3.53% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 10.37% 10.19% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 39
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £21.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.88 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% -8.85%  

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 347 540 585
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 32.80% 34.64% 43.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 387 392
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 12
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £9.60 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Cisco as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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 29 April 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 (44.71%) VMware
2 32 (37.65%) F5
3 27 (31.76%) Firewall
4 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (27.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
7 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
8 19 (22.35%) CCNP
9 17 (20.00%) VPN
9 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (18.82%) ITIL
10 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
11 15 (17.65%) Palo Alto
12 14 (16.47%) Unix
12 14 (16.47%) Windows
12 14 (16.47%) Finance
13 13 (15.29%) WAN
13 13 (15.29%) CCNA
13 13 (15.29%) BGP
13 13 (15.29%) VLAN
14 12 (14.12%) Migration
15 11 (12.94%) IPsec
15 11 (12.94%) EIGRP
15 11 (12.94%) LAN
15 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
15 11 (12.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 11 (12.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 (5.88%) IBM Domino
1 5 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) Firewall
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (27.06%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 17 (20.00%) VPN
4 13 (15.29%) BGP
4 13 (15.29%) VLAN
4 13 (15.29%) WAN
5 11 (12.94%) EIGRP
5 11 (12.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (12.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (12.94%) IPsec
5 11 (12.94%) LAN
6 10 (11.76%) FCoE
7 8 (9.41%) NetScaler
7 8 (9.41%) NX-OS
7 8 (9.41%) WLAN
8 6 (7.06%) DMVPN
8 6 (7.06%) IOS XR
8 6 (7.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.88%) Marketing
4 4 (4.71%) Electronics
4 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.71%) Retail
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (23.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Network Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Engineering Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) VMware Specialist
9 3 (3.53%) Migration Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (7.06%) DataPower
3 6 (7.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.88%) iSeries
5 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (2.35%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.47%) Unix
1 14 (16.47%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 2 (2.35%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Migration
3 10 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.59%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
5 8 (9.41%) Change Control
6 7 (8.24%) High Availability
6 7 (8.24%) People Management
7 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.71%) Network Design
9 4 (4.71%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.71%) Wealth Management
10 3 (3.53%) Change Management
10 3 (3.53%) Converged Infrastructure
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.53%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.41%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.35%) CCNP
3 13 (15.29%) CCNA
4 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (11.76%) CCIE
6 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.88%) CCDA
9 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.35%) MCDST
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.18%) GPG13
2 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.59%) vSphere
3 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.53%) Terminal Server
4 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.06%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.06%) HP UCMDB
2 6 (7.06%) OPNET
3 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.53%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.35%) vRealize
5 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.18%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) VMware
2 32 (37.65%) F5
3 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (18.82%) CheckPoint
5 15 (17.65%) Palo Alto
6 10 (11.76%) Avaya
6 10 (11.76%) HP
7 9 (10.59%) IBM
8 8 (9.41%) Brocade
8 8 (9.41%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.24%) Blue Coat
9 7 (8.24%) BMC
9 7 (8.24%) Citrix
10 6 (7.06%) Motorola
10 6 (7.06%) NetApp
10 6 (7.06%) Splunk
10 6 (7.06%) TippingPoint
11 4 (4.71%) Aruba
11 4 (4.71%) SAP
12 3 (3.53%) EMC
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