Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 56 44
Rank change year-on-year -44 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 63 99 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.84% 3.57% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 5.36% 9.61% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 118
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.28% +12.14%
10th Percentile £290 £286 £275
90th Percentile £580 £542 £480
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +17.95% +56.00%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +233.33% - +44.00%

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 1,175 1,030 1,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.38% 37.16% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 626 937
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £273
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +12.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 49
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -6.27%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.80 £8.56
90th Percentile £40.00 £27.68 £21.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% +7.69%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -36 54 £438 -2.78% 21
Wakefield -3 2 £275 -38.89% 9
Halifax -5 2 £313 -19.35% 2
Bradford -7 2 - - 6
Pudsey -2 1 £450 +12.50%
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (38.10%) Data Centre
5 22 (34.92%) CCNP
6 16 (25.40%) WAN
6 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
7 15 (23.81%) F5
8 13 (20.63%) MPLS
8 13 (20.63%) BGP
9 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (17.46%) CCNA
11 10 (15.87%) Juniper
11 10 (15.87%) VPN
12 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 9 (14.29%) LAN
12 9 (14.29%) VMware
12 9 (14.29%) Finance
12 9 (14.29%) Network Security
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (11.11%) Wireless
13 7 (11.11%) VoIP
13 7 (11.11%) EIGRP
14 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
14 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
14 6 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (9.52%) High Availability
15 5 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 2 (3.17%) Apache
1 2 (3.17%) Apache ServiceMix
1 2 (3.17%) Apache Synapse
1 2 (3.17%) JBoss
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.17%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
4 13 (20.63%) BGP
4 13 (20.63%) MPLS
5 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (15.87%) VPN
7 9 (14.29%) LAN
7 9 (14.29%) Network Security
8 7 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 7 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (11.11%) VoIP
8 7 (11.11%) Wireless
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (7.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (7.94%) OSPF
11 4 (6.35%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (6.35%) SSL
12 3 (4.76%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Delivery Project Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Junior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Network Project Manager
10 2 (3.17%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.17%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (3.17%) Apache Camel
1 2 (3.17%) Kafka
1 2 (3.17%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (3.17%) RESTful
1 2 (3.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) TM Forum
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) HPUX
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.52%) High Availability
1 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (7.94%) Network Design
2 5 (7.94%) Network Virtualisation
2 5 (7.94%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (6.35%) Migration
4 3 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (3.17%) Change Control
5 2 (3.17%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.17%) Information Security
5 2 (3.17%) Loose Coupling
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Project Management
5 2 (3.17%) SOA
5 2 (3.17%) Use Case
6 1 (1.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) Python
1 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.92%) CCNP
3 11 (17.46%) CCNA
4 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.94%) CCDE
5 5 (7.94%) CCIP
5 5 (7.94%) CCSP
6 2 (3.17%) CCSA
7 1 (1.59%) CCDP
7 1 (1.59%) CCSE
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) SCOM
1 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
2 15 (23.81%) F5
3 10 (15.87%) Juniper
4 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.76%) Aruba
6 3 (4.76%) Civica
7 2 (3.17%) Citrix
7 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 2 (3.17%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) Genesys
7 2 (3.17%) HP
7 2 (3.17%) IBM
7 2 (3.17%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.17%) NetApp
7 2 (3.17%) Oracle
7 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.17%) Splunk