The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 28 June 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.

Cisco
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 38 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 64 97 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.44% 4.77% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 12.36% 13.43% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 57 54
Median daily rate £424 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.93% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £495 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +28.20%  

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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 518 722 857
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 35.90% 35.48% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 482 543
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 29
Median hourly rate £11.00 £17.38 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.69% -13.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in West Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Leeds -2 48 £428 +6.87% 9
Pudsey +2 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Wakefield -2 4 £275 +10.00% 2
Halifax +7 3 £395 -10.73%
Bradford +7 1 - - 7
Elland - 1 - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 49 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (42.86%) Firewall
3 34 (30.36%) VMware
4 30 (26.79%) Finance
5 28 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.43%) F5
7 24 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 23 (20.54%) CCNA
8 23 (20.54%) ITIL
8 23 (20.54%) Windows
9 22 (19.64%) CCNP
10 21 (18.75%) HP
11 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint
13 17 (15.18%) BGP
13 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (15.18%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (14.29%) Banking
15 15 (13.39%) WAN
15 15 (13.39%) EIGRP
16 14 (12.50%) VPN
17 13 (11.61%) IBM
17 13 (11.61%) LAN
17 13 (11.61%) Change Management
17 13 (11.61%) Network Security
17 13 (11.61%) Fortinet
18 12 (10.71%) Unix
18 12 (10.71%) SQL Server

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 5 (4.46%) IBM Domino
1 5 (4.46%) IBM Notes
1 5 (4.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.82%) MS Visio
3 10 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.68%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Akamai
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) IaaS
3 1 (0.89%) PaaS
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (42.86%) Firewall
2 28 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (20.54%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (15.18%) BGP
4 17 (15.18%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (13.39%) EIGRP
5 15 (13.39%) WAN
6 14 (12.50%) VPN
7 13 (11.61%) LAN
7 13 (11.61%) Network Security
8 11 (9.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (9.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 10 (8.93%) WLAN
10 8 (7.14%) SAN
10 8 (7.14%) Wireless
11 7 (6.25%) DMVPN
11 7 (6.25%) IOS XR
12 6 (5.36%) Internet
13 5 (4.46%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (4.46%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.89%) JIRA
1 1 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (26.79%) Finance
2 16 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (8.04%) Marketing
5 8 (7.14%) Electronics
5 8 (7.14%) Manufacturing
6 7 (6.25%) Retail
7 3 (2.68%) Billing
7 3 (2.68%) Military
7 3 (2.68%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (17.86%) Network Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Analyst
4 10 (8.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (6.25%) Administrator
8 6 (5.36%) Consultant
8 6 (5.36%) Senior VMware Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) .NET
1 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.79%) Web Services
2 1 (0.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.25%) BYOD
3 7 (6.25%) DataPower
4 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.46%) iSeries
5 3 (2.68%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.79%) Clustering
6 2 (1.79%) FMCG
6 2 (1.79%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) iPad
7 1 (0.89%) IVR
7 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Unix
3 10 (8.93%) Linux
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
5 7 (6.25%) Android
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (4.46%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) CatOS
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.89%) Solaris
9 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.54%) ITIL
2 13 (11.61%) Change Management
3 11 (9.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (7.14%) Migration
5 8 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.25%) Change Control
6 7 (6.25%) Coaching
6 7 (6.25%) Project Management
7 6 (5.36%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.46%) Information Security
8 5 (4.46%) People Management
9 4 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (3.57%) Network Design
9 4 (3.57%) Security Management
9 4 (3.57%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) C
1 5 (4.46%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 49 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (20.54%) CCNA
3 22 (19.64%) CCNP
4 10 (8.93%) CCIE
5 7 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.46%) CCSA
7 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
8 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.68%) MCDST
9 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.89%) CCDA
9 1 (0.89%) CCDP
9 1 (0.89%) CCENT
9 1 (0.89%) CCVP
9 1 (0.89%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.89%) CISM
9 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.82%) vSphere
3 5 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.89%) Firmware
6 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.82%) FortiGate
2 10 (8.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (6.25%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (6.25%) OPNET
4 6 (5.36%) NetBackup
5 5 (4.46%) SCCM
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.68%) WMI
7 2 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.79%) SCOM
7 2 (1.79%) SmoothWall
7 2 (1.79%) WSUS
8 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.89%) Puppet
8 1 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.89%) Terraform
8 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (30.36%) VMware
2 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
3 24 (21.43%) F5
4 21 (18.75%) HP
5 18 (16.07%) CheckPoint
6 13 (11.61%) Fortinet
6 13 (11.61%) IBM
7 10 (8.93%) Citrix
7 10 (8.93%) Palo Alto
8 8 (7.14%) Avaya
8 8 (7.14%) Blue Coat
8 8 (7.14%) SAP
9 7 (6.25%) BMC
9 7 (6.25%) Motorola
9 7 (6.25%) Splunk
9 7 (6.25%) TippingPoint
10 6 (5.36%) Brocade
10 6 (5.36%) NetApp
11 5 (4.46%) Juniper
11 5 (4.46%) Lotus
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