The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 35 17 11
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 20 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.28% 7.82% 8.09%
As % of the Vendors category 13.99% 15.50% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 28
Median daily rate £338 £199 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.81% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £150 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.23% -7.95%  

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 South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 143 271 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 30.62% 50.47% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 178 118
Median daily rate £375 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.88 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in South Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -19 10 £513 +141.17%
Doncaster -5 4 £325 +116.66% 1
Barnsley - 2 £300 -
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 32 (48.48%) F5
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 21 (31.82%) Brocade
5 20 (30.30%) Firewall
6 17 (25.76%) VMware
6 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.73%) Migration
7 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (19.70%) DHCP
8 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
9 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (16.67%) DNS
10 11 (16.67%) CCNA
11 10 (15.15%) Windows
11 10 (15.15%) NetScaler
11 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
11 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
11 10 (15.15%) Infoblox
12 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (13.64%) MS Office
12 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
12 9 (13.64%) CCNP
12 9 (13.64%) NetApp
13 8 (12.12%) SAN
13 8 (12.12%) LAN
13 8 (12.12%) VoIP
13 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat
13 8 (12.12%) FCoE
14 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (30.30%) Firewall
3 13 (19.70%) DHCP
4 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (16.67%) DNS
6 10 (15.15%) NetScaler
7 9 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (12.12%) FCoE
8 8 (12.12%) LAN
8 8 (12.12%) SAN
8 8 (12.12%) VoIP
9 7 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (10.61%) NX-OS
9 7 (10.61%) WAN
10 6 (9.09%) Network Security
11 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
12 4 (6.06%) BGP
13 3 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (4.55%) NAS
13 3 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) HBase
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.70%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Network Specialist
5 5 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Security Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Network Designer
6 4 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Technical Support
7 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XMPP
2 2 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.52%) HTML
3 1 (1.52%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.52%) Velocity
3 1 (1.52%) WAP
3 1 (1.52%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.58%) Unix
3 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Solaris
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Migration
2 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (7.58%) Network Design
4 3 (4.55%) High Availability
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (3.03%) Adaptive Security
5 2 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.03%) Change Control
5 2 (3.03%) CRM
5 2 (3.03%) Facilities Management
5 2 (3.03%) Network Management
5 2 (3.03%) Security Architecture
6 1 (1.52%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.52%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.52%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.52%) Threat Management
6 1 (1.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.67%) CCNA
3 9 (13.64%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) CCDP
5 2 (3.03%) CCIE
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.52%) CCDA
6 1 (1.52%) CCSP
6 1 (1.52%) CCVP
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.52%) ISSEP
6 1 (1.52%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.52%) SRDF
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
4 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.52%) DameWare
4 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.52%) OpenView
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) F5
2 22 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 21 (31.82%) Brocade
4 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.76%) VMware
5 10 (15.15%) Infoblox
6 9 (13.64%) NetApp
7 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle
9 6 (9.09%) Acme Packet
10 4 (6.06%) HP
11 3 (4.55%) Citrix
11 3 (4.55%) IBM
11 3 (4.55%) Sophos
12 2 (3.03%) Dell
12 2 (3.03%) EMC
12 2 (3.03%) Meraki
12 2 (3.03%) SAP
13 1 (1.52%) AlienVault
13 1 (1.52%) Palo Alto