Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 53 51
Rank change year-on-year -52 -2 -6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 47 85 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.86% 4.02% 4.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 11.68% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 76
Leeds median daily rate £431 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +13.92% +21.54%
10th Percentile £363 £293 £292
90th Percentile £619 £556 £484
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £378
% change year-on-year - +12.58% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 - £21.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £19.63 £19.50
% change year-on-year +52.87% +0.64% +56.00%

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 869 728 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.32% 34.42% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 451 681
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £259 £275 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 23
Leeds median hourly rate £32.50 £15.03 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.23% +15.62% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.40 £25.00 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +27.08% -12.73% -0.87%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (44.68%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
3 18 (38.30%) CCNP
4 13 (27.66%) MPLS
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
5 11 (23.40%) BGP
6 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.28%) CCNA
7 9 (19.15%) VPN
7 9 (19.15%) F5
8 8 (17.02%) LAN
8 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
9 7 (14.89%) Juniper
9 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
9 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) Network Security
10 6 (12.77%) High Availability
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.64%) CCIP
11 5 (10.64%) CCSP
11 5 (10.64%) VoIP
11 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (10.64%) CCDE
11 5 (10.64%) Network 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 1 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Synapse
1 1 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.13%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) Firewall
2 21 (44.68%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (27.66%) MPLS
3 13 (27.66%) WAN
4 11 (23.40%) BGP
5 9 (19.15%) VPN
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (17.02%) LAN
7 7 (14.89%) EIGRP
7 7 (14.89%) Network Security
7 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (14.89%) Wireless
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
9 4 (8.51%) OSPF
10 3 (6.38%) Cisco Firepower
10 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (4.26%) NaaS
11 2 (4.26%) NetScreen
11 2 (4.26%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Network Engineer
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Network Architect
4 8 (17.02%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
2 1 (2.13%) Kafka
2 1 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) High Availability
1 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (10.64%) Network Design
2 5 (10.64%) Network Virtualisation
3 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) Use Case
6 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.13%) BCP
6 1 (2.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) SOA
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (38.30%) CCNP
3 10 (21.28%) CCNA
4 5 (10.64%) CCDE
4 5 (10.64%) CCIP
4 5 (10.64%) CCSP
5 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
2 9 (19.15%) F5
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) Juniper
4 7 (14.89%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Civica
5 3 (6.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.26%) Aruba
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) CommVault
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Genesys
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Mercator
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) TIBCO