Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 53 57
Rank change year-on-year -32 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Cisco 57 85 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.43% 3.81% 3.40%
As % of the Vendors category 6.43% 9.65% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 71
Leeds median daily rate £450 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% +18.46%
10th Percentile £271 £175 £290
90th Percentile £575 £510 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £10.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +145.10% - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £20.10 £15.36
% change year-on-year +24.38% +30.90% +22.84%

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 887 881 1,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 37.78% 39.49% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 565 648
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £234 £256 £255
90th Percentile £550 £548 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 36
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% +10.33%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year +17.20% -8.05% +4.58%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
4 15 (26.32%) Network Security
4 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
5 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (19.30%) CCNP
7 9 (15.79%) BGP
8 8 (14.04%) Finance
8 8 (14.04%) VMware
9 7 (12.28%) Juniper
9 7 (12.28%) CCNA
9 7 (12.28%) F5
10 6 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (10.53%) Linux
10 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.77%) Migration
11 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
11 5 (8.77%) LAN
11 5 (8.77%) WAN
11 5 (8.77%) VPN
12 4 (7.02%) Open Source
12 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
12 4 (7.02%) VMware NSX
12 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
12 4 (7.02%) Project Management

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 3 (5.26%) Apache
1 3 (5.26%) Apache ServiceMix
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Synapse
1 3 (5.26%) JBoss
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (5.26%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (57.89%) Firewall
2 22 (38.60%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (26.32%) Network Security
4 9 (15.79%) BGP
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 5 (8.77%) VPN
6 5 (8.77%) WAN
7 4 (7.02%) EIGRP
7 4 (7.02%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (5.26%) DNS
8 3 (5.26%) IPsec
8 3 (5.26%) MPLS
8 3 (5.26%) OSPF
8 3 (5.26%) VLAN
9 2 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (3.51%) SSL
9 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Network Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (17.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Network Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Lead Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Technical Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Technical Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Open Source Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Security Technical Architect
10 3 (5.26%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (5.26%) Apache Camel
1 3 (5.26%) Kafka
1 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (5.26%) Velocity
2 1 (1.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) IVR
2 3 (5.26%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
2 5 (8.77%) Migration
3 4 (7.02%) Open Source
3 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 3 (5.26%) Data Management
4 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.26%) ITIL
4 3 (5.26%) Loose Coupling
4 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 3 (5.26%) Security Management
4 3 (5.26%) SOA
4 3 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Informatics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) Java
1 2 (3.51%) PHP
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) C
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (19.30%) CCNP
3 7 (12.28%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) ISEB
5 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) CCDP
6 2 (3.51%) CCIE
6 2 (3.51%) MCSA
6 2 (3.51%) MCSE
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCDA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) CCSE
7 1 (1.75%) CISM
7 1 (1.75%) CISSP
7 1 (1.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.02%) VMware NSX
2 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP ALM
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.51%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) CFEngine
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Salt
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) CheckPoint
2 8 (14.04%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) F5
3 7 (12.28%) Juniper
4 4 (7.02%) McAfee
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) Aruba
5 3 (5.26%) Blue Coat
5 3 (5.26%) Dell
5 3 (5.26%) EMC
5 3 (5.26%) HP
5 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 3 (5.26%) NetApp
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Splunk
5 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
6 2 (3.51%) IronPort
6 2 (3.51%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.51%) Symantec