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 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 / West Yorkshire
Rank 54 55 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Contract jobs citing Cisco 48 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.52% 2.95% 4.33%
As % of the Vendors category 9.54% 8.11% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 47
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £227 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +56.00%  
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 West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 503 703 728
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.88% 36.35% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 455 432
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 30
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -19.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
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 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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
Leeds +7 35 £450 +22.03% 13
Wakefield +1 4 £450 +116.86% 2
Halifax -2 4 £388 -3.12%
Bradford +1 3 - - 6
Cisco
Yorkshire

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 64 (52.89%) Firewall
2 48 (39.67%) F5
3 41 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (32.23%) VMware
5 38 (31.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
7 28 (23.14%) CCNP
8 27 (22.31%) ITIL
9 24 (19.83%) VPN
9 24 (19.83%) Finance
10 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.01%) CCNA
11 22 (18.18%) Unix
11 22 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 22 (18.18%) Palo Alto
12 21 (17.36%) WAN
13 20 (16.53%) Windows
14 19 (15.70%) LAN
14 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
15 18 (14.88%) IPsec
16 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
17 16 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (13.22%) Load Balancing
17 16 (13.22%) CCIE
18 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.40%) VLAN
18 15 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (11.57%) Wireless
19 14 (11.57%) Service Delivery

Cisco
Top Related 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 6 (4.96%) IBM Domino
2 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Akamai
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (52.89%) Firewall
2 38 (31.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (19.83%) VPN
5 21 (17.36%) WAN
6 19 (15.70%) LAN
7 18 (14.88%) IPsec
8 16 (13.22%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (12.40%) VLAN
10 14 (11.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 14 (11.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (11.57%) Wireless
11 13 (10.74%) BGP
12 11 (9.09%) NetScaler
13 10 (8.26%) EIGRP
13 10 (8.26%) FCoE
14 9 (7.44%) Network Security
14 9 (7.44%) WLAN
15 8 (6.61%) NX-OS
15 8 (6.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (19.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
4 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Electronics
5 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (9.92%) Infrastructure Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 9 (7.44%) Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Network Consultant
7 8 (6.61%) Network Team Leader
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Lead Network Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Administrator
9 5 (4.13%) Engineering Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) Network Manager
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.83%) REST
1 1 (0.83%) Web Services
1 1 (0.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (6.61%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.13%) iSeries
4 5 (4.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 4 (3.31%) DataPower
5 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.65%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Unix
2 20 (16.53%) Windows
3 12 (9.92%) Linux
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.48%) Solaris
6 2 (1.65%) CatOS
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Load Balancing
3 14 (11.57%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 11 (9.09%) Migration
6 10 (8.26%) High Availability
7 9 (7.44%) People Management
8 8 (6.61%) Change Control
8 8 (6.61%) Change Management
9 7 (5.79%) Network Design
10 6 (4.96%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.13%) Problem Management
11 5 (4.13%) Project Management
12 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.31%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.31%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.31%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.79%) C
2 5 (4.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.48%) Python
4 2 (1.65%) Perl
4 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (33.88%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.14%) CCNP
3 23 (19.01%) CCNA
4 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
5 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.22%) CCIE
7 5 (4.13%) CCDA
7 5 (4.13%) CCSE
7 5 (4.13%) CCSP
7 5 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.13%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.48%) CCSA
8 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.65%) MCDST
10 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) GPG13
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (12.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.26%) vSphere
3 3 (2.48%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.83%) Docker
5 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.83%) NFS
5 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (4.13%) FortiGate
1 5 (4.13%) vRealize
2 4 (3.31%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (3.31%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.31%) OPNET
3 3 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.65%) PowerCLI
4 2 (1.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.83%) Nagios
5 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.83%) OpenView
5 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.83%) RANCID
Vendors
1 48 (39.67%) F5
2 39 (32.23%) VMware
3 28 (23.14%) CheckPoint
4 23 (19.01%) Microsoft
5 22 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 13 (10.74%) Juniper
7 11 (9.09%) Avaya
7 11 (9.09%) Brocade
7 11 (9.09%) Citrix
8 6 (4.96%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (4.96%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.96%) HP
9 5 (4.13%) Aruba
9 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.13%) BMC
9 5 (4.13%) IBM
9 5 (4.13%) Nokia
9 5 (4.13%) Samsung
9 5 (4.13%) Splunk
10 4 (3.31%) Motorola
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