The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 5 6 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 10.53% 9.68% -
As % of the Vendors category 21.05% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £208 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +116.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% -5.81%  

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 Wakefield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 19 16 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 50.00% 51.61% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Median daily rate £450 £231 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.59% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £172 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £373 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.50 £10.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.93% +40.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Wakefield

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Wakefield over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Wakefield

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Wakefield

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) ATM
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) Frame Relay
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) PPP
3 1 (12.50%) SDH
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Hadoop Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft