Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 73 52
Rank change year-on-year +36 -21 +4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 112 68 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.76% 3.08% 4.30%
As % of the Vendors category 13.30% 7.91% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 34 43
Leeds median daily rate £425 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +16.07% -9.09%
10th Percentile £309 £230 £175
90th Percentile £525 £575 £425
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.10% -54.67%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £10.20
% change year-on-year -14.00% +145.10% -33.57%

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 842 860 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.75% 38.95% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 569 614
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £266 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 27
Leeds median hourly rate £14.96 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.59% +220.00% -18.03%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.21 £10.12
90th Percentile £23.88 £40.00 £30.30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.45 £12.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +17.96% -18.33%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 52 (46.43%) Firewall
2 37 (33.04%) SC Cleared
2 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
3 33 (29.46%) Office 365
4 32 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 31 (27.68%) F5
6 29 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (24.11%) CCNP
7 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
7 27 (24.11%) BGP
8 26 (23.21%) WAN
8 26 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (22.32%) Skype for Business
9 25 (22.32%) Skype
9 25 (22.32%) OSPF
10 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (17.86%) Load Balancing
11 20 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
11 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 20 (17.86%) LAN
12 18 (16.07%) ITIL
12 18 (16.07%) Windows
13 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
13 16 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 16 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (13.39%) VoIP
14 15 (13.39%) Finance
15 14 (12.50%) VMware
15 14 (12.50%) MS Visio

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 27 (24.11%) SharePoint
2 25 (22.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (29.46%) Office 365
2 21 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (8.04%) SaaS
5 8 (7.14%) IaaS
5 8 (7.14%) PaaS
6 5 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 52 (46.43%) Firewall
2 29 (25.89%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (24.11%) BGP
4 26 (23.21%) Cisco IOS
4 26 (23.21%) WAN
5 25 (22.32%) OSPF
5 25 (22.32%) Skype
6 20 (17.86%) Cisco ISE
6 20 (17.86%) LAN
7 16 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (13.39%) VoIP
9 14 (12.50%) MPLS
9 14 (12.50%) VPN
10 13 (11.61%) NX-OS
11 12 (10.71%) DNS
12 11 (9.82%) Network Security
12 11 (9.82%) SAN
13 10 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (8.04%) Wireless
15 8 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.39%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Retail
3 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.68%) Electronics
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.39%) Office 365 Engineer
3 12 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (9.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.46%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.57%) Architect
9 4 (3.57%) Network Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) 2nd Line Technical Support
10 3 (2.68%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.25%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.68%) User Experience
5 2 (1.79%) Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 13 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.82%) Linux
4 8 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.68%) Unix
8 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.86%) Load Balancing
2 18 (16.07%) ITIL
3 12 (10.71%) Migration
4 11 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (9.82%) Threat Management
5 10 (8.93%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
7 7 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (5.36%) Network Architecture
8 6 (5.36%) Network Design
9 5 (4.46%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (4.46%) Decision-Making
9 5 (4.46%) High Availability
9 5 (4.46%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.46%) Network Optimisation
9 5 (4.46%) Translating Business Requirements
10 4 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.57%) Release Management
10 4 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.68%) C
3 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.79%) Python
3 2 (1.79%) Tcl
4 1 (0.89%) Perl
4 1 (0.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (33.04%) SC Cleared
1 37 (33.04%) Security Cleared
2 29 (25.89%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (24.11%) CCNP
4 14 (12.50%) CCIE
5 12 (10.71%) Degree
6 9 (8.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (7.14%) CCNA
8 5 (4.46%) A+ Certification
8 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.68%) CCSA
9 3 (2.68%) MCDST
10 2 (1.79%) CCDP
10 2 (1.79%) CCSE
10 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.79%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.89%) PMP
11 1 (0.89%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.68%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.79%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) NetBackup
1 11 (9.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (5.36%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.68%) FortiGate
4 3 (2.68%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.79%) SCCM
5 2 (1.79%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.79%) vRealize
5 2 (1.79%) WSUS
6 1 (0.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 31 (27.68%) F5
3 20 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 14 (12.50%) IronPort
4 14 (12.50%) VMware
5 11 (9.82%) Symantec
5 11 (9.82%) Veritas
6 10 (8.93%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.04%) Blue Coat
7 9 (8.04%) Splunk
8 8 (7.14%) Dell
9 6 (5.36%) ArcSight
9 6 (5.36%) EMC
9 6 (5.36%) NetApp
10 5 (4.46%) Aruba
10 5 (4.46%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.57%) Brocade
11 4 (3.57%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.57%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.57%) Tufin