Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 41 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +9 +12
Contract jobs citing Cisco 115 169 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.78% 4.69% 3.53%
As % of the Vendors category 9.66% 12.39% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 81 92
West Yorkshire median daily rate £396 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £213 £175 £238
90th Percentile £571 £488 £462
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £358 £325
% change year-on-year +9.79% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £10.20 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.04% -33.57% +53.55%
10th Percentile £16.45 £10.20 £9.90
90th Percentile £27.80 £17.24 £20.81
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.54 £15.25 £15.36
% change year-on-year +47.79% -0.68% -23.23%

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 West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1191 1364 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 39.11% 37.89% 40.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 852 1056
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £252 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £508
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 46 101
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -3.45% +30.34%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -0.52% +6.66% +4.58%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 79 £425 +21.43% 14
Halifax +21 12 £269 -43.42% 1
Pudsey - 8 £396 -
Wakefield -10 7 £275 -15.38%
Bradford -1 2 - -
Elland - 1 - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 48 (41.74%) Cisco Certification
1 48 (41.74%) Firewall
2 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
3 31 (26.96%) CCNP
4 25 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (19.13%) VMware
6 20 (17.39%) CCNA
6 20 (17.39%) Windows
6 20 (17.39%) F5
7 18 (15.65%) Network Security
8 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
9 16 (13.91%) Citrix
9 16 (13.91%) ITIL
10 15 (13.04%) Banking
11 14 (12.17%) VPN
11 14 (12.17%) Finance
12 12 (10.43%) Management Information System
12 12 (10.43%) CheckPoint
12 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (10.43%) LAN
12 12 (10.43%) WAN
13 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
13 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
14 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
14 10 (8.70%) HP
15 9 (7.83%) Migration
15 9 (7.83%) McAfee

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 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.22%) IBM Notes
3 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.74%) Confluence
5 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.74%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.87%) JBoss
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.87%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) PaaS
2 3 (2.61%) SaaS
3 2 (1.74%) Akamai
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (41.74%) Firewall
2 25 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (15.65%) Network Security
4 14 (12.17%) VPN
5 12 (10.43%) LAN
5 12 (10.43%) WAN
6 11 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (7.83%) BGP
8 8 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (6.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (6.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (6.09%) EIGRP
10 6 (5.22%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (5.22%) SAN
11 4 (3.48%) DNS
11 4 (3.48%) Internet
11 4 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (3.48%) SNMP
12 3 (2.61%) MPLS
12 3 (2.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (13.04%) Banking
2 14 (12.17%) Finance
3 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.09%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.35%) Marketing
6 4 (3.48%) Electronics
6 4 (3.48%) Retail
7 3 (2.61%) Billing
7 3 (2.61%) Military
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 24 (20.87%) Network Engineer
3 22 (19.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) Analyst
5 9 (7.83%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.96%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Administrator
9 5 (4.35%) Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
10 4 (3.48%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) .NET
1 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.87%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.87%) Kafka
2 1 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.87%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.96%) Blackberry
4 7 (6.09%) BYOD
5 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.35%) Clustering
7 4 (3.48%) IVR
8 3 (2.61%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.74%) FMCG
9 2 (1.74%) Online Banking
9 2 (1.74%) Replication
10 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.87%) Life Science
10 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.96%) Android
4 7 (6.09%) Linux
4 7 (6.09%) Mac OS
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.91%) ITIL
2 9 (7.83%) Coaching
2 9 (7.83%) Information Security
2 9 (7.83%) Migration
3 8 (6.96%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.09%) Network Design
4 7 (6.09%) Project Management
4 7 (6.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (5.22%) Change Management
5 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (5.22%) Security Management
5 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (4.35%) Change Control
6 5 (4.35%) Data Management
6 5 (4.35%) Information Assurance
6 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.35%) Problem Management
6 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.48%) DevOps
7 4 (3.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) Java
2 3 (2.61%) C
3 2 (1.74%) PHP
3 2 (1.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (41.74%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (26.96%) CCNP
3 20 (17.39%) CCNA
4 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
5 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.22%) CCIE
7 5 (4.35%) CISSP
8 4 (3.48%) CCDP
8 4 (3.48%) MCSA
8 4 (3.48%) MCSE
9 3 (2.61%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.61%) CCDA
9 3 (2.61%) CCSE
9 3 (2.61%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (2.61%) CISM
9 3 (2.61%) ISEB
9 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.83%) VMware NSX
4 8 (6.96%) vSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) Firmware
7 1 (0.87%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) FortiGate
1 7 (6.09%) SCCM
2 4 (3.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (3.48%) Puppet
2 4 (3.48%) WMI
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.61%) WSUS
4 2 (1.74%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) CFEngine
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.74%) Salt
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.74%) Terraform
4 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.87%) Netcool
Vendors
1 38 (33.04%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) VMware
3 20 (17.39%) F5
4 16 (13.91%) Citrix
5 12 (10.43%) CheckPoint
6 10 (8.70%) HP
7 9 (7.83%) McAfee
8 7 (6.09%) Fortinet
9 6 (5.22%) Lotus
10 4 (3.48%) Dell
10 4 (3.48%) IronPort
10 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.48%) SAP
11 3 (2.61%) Avaya
11 3 (2.61%) Brocade
11 3 (2.61%) IBM
11 3 (2.61%) Juniper
11 3 (2.61%) NetApp
11 3 (2.61%) Oracle
11 3 (2.61%) Symantec