Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 47 46
Rank change year-on-year -37 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 55 95 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.21% 4.37% 4.90%
As % of the Vendors category 6.99% 11.83% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 72
Leeds median daily rate £388 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £304 £236 £300
90th Percentile £674 £558 £536
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
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 £23.00 £15.32
% change year-on-year +8.70% +50.13% -0.23%

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 787 803 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 31.58% 36.97% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 483 667
Leeds median daily rate £425 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 17
Leeds median hourly rate £18.24 £15.86 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.02% +8.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.82 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £26.93 £27.68 £31.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.59 £14.20 £14.25
% change year-on-year +9.77% -0.35% +2.74%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 27 (49.09%) F5
2 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (43.64%) CCNP
4 19 (34.55%) WAN
4 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
4 19 (34.55%) Firewall
5 16 (29.09%) MPLS
6 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
6 14 (25.45%) LAN
6 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
7 13 (23.64%) VMware
8 12 (21.82%) Wireless
8 12 (21.82%) Network Design
8 12 (21.82%) Windows
8 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
9 11 (20.00%) High Availability
9 11 (20.00%) CCNA
9 11 (20.00%) Finance
10 10 (18.18%) Linux
10 10 (18.18%) VPN
10 10 (18.18%) BGP
10 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (16.36%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 8 (14.55%) ITIL
12 8 (14.55%) Aruba
13 7 (12.73%) VLAN
13 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
13 7 (12.73%) Computer Science

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 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Firewall
1 19 (34.55%) WAN
2 16 (29.09%) MPLS
3 14 (25.45%) LAN
4 12 (21.82%) Wireless
5 10 (18.18%) BGP
5 10 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 9 (16.36%) DNS
7 7 (12.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (12.73%) OSPF
7 7 (12.73%) VLAN
8 5 (9.09%) VoIP
9 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
9 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (7.27%) Network Security
9 4 (7.27%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (5.45%) IPsec
11 1 (1.82%) SSH
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.82%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Junior
5 4 (7.27%) Junior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.82%) React
2 1 (1.82%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Social Media
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
1 12 (21.82%) Windows Server
2 10 (18.18%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.45%) Unix
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Design
2 11 (20.00%) High Availability
3 8 (14.55%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.45%) Change Management
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.45%) Service Design
9 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (3.64%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (3.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Python
2 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.82%) C
2 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (43.64%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) Degree
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (9.09%) CCDE
6 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 5 (9.09%) CCIP
6 5 (9.09%) CCSP
6 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 4 (7.27%) CCSA
8 3 (5.45%) CCDP
9 2 (3.64%) CCSE
9 2 (3.64%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.64%) CISSP
10 1 (1.82%) CISM
10 1 (1.82%) MCDST
10 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.82%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.82%) Firmware
4 1 (1.82%) KVM
4 1 (1.82%) QEMU
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) F5
2 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
3 14 (25.45%) CheckPoint
4 13 (23.64%) VMware
5 8 (14.55%) Aruba
6 7 (12.73%) Juniper
7 6 (10.91%) Dell
7 6 (10.91%) EMC
7 6 (10.91%) Fortinet
8 5 (9.09%) NetApp
8 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 5 (9.09%) Splunk
9 3 (5.45%) Citrix
9 3 (5.45%) Civica
9 3 (5.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.64%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.64%) Veeam
11 1 (1.82%) Xerox