Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 43 44
Rank change year-on-year -47 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 83 128 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.40% 4.47% 4.70%
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 11.71% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 101
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £258 £246 £293
90th Percentile £493 £554 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £15.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +50.13% -0.23%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.85 £10.20
90th Percentile £32.53 £27.40 £21.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year +11.11% +46.87% -0.23%

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 1,106 1,093 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.03% 38.20% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 656 926
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £391 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.63% -2.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £283 £269 £267
90th Percentile £575 £550 £555
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 42 41
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.10 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.70% -1.05% +2.74%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.58
90th Percentile £25.90 £26.18 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.29% -2.07% +6.66%

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 September 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 September 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 -40 54 £388 -8.82% 14
Wakefield +3 9 £325 +18.18% 2
Halifax 0 4 £438 +12.18% 2
Pudsey -1 4 £425 +6.25%
Bradford -11 2 £430 - 6
Brighouse - 2 - -
Huddersfield - 2 £200 - 3
Todmorden - 2 - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (37.35%) Firewall
3 27 (32.53%) CCNP
3 27 (32.53%) F5
4 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.51%) CheckPoint
5 22 (26.51%) CCNA
6 21 (25.30%) Windows
6 21 (25.30%) VMware
7 20 (24.10%) WAN
8 19 (22.89%) MPLS
9 18 (21.69%) Wireless
9 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
9 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
10 16 (19.28%) VPN
10 16 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (18.07%) DNS
11 15 (18.07%) LAN
12 14 (16.87%) ITIL
12 14 (16.87%) Linux
12 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
13 13 (15.66%) Finance
14 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (14.46%) Network Design
15 11 (13.25%) VoIP
15 11 (13.25%) High Availability
16 10 (12.05%) BGP
16 10 (12.05%) Retail
16 10 (12.05%) Degree
17 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (8.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) Office 365
3 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.20%) IaaS
4 1 (1.20%) PaaS
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.35%) Firewall
2 20 (24.10%) WAN
3 19 (22.89%) MPLS
4 18 (21.69%) Wireless
5 16 (19.28%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (19.28%) VPN
6 15 (18.07%) DNS
6 15 (18.07%) LAN
7 11 (13.25%) VoIP
8 10 (12.05%) BGP
9 9 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (9.64%) Network Security
11 7 (8.43%) OSPF
11 7 (8.43%) VLAN
12 6 (7.23%) IPsec
13 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 5 (6.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (6.02%) SSL
14 4 (4.82%) SAN
14 4 (4.82%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.20%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Architect
4 7 (8.43%) Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Junior
6 4 (4.82%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.20%) React
2 1 (1.20%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.23%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.41%) Handset
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) Clustering
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Windows
2 18 (21.69%) Windows Server
3 14 (16.87%) Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.02%) Unix
7 4 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.41%) HPUX
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Network Design
3 11 (13.25%) High Availability
4 7 (8.43%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.02%) Network Virtualisation
6 5 (6.02%) Project Management
6 5 (6.02%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (4.82%) Change Management
7 4 (4.82%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.82%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.61%) Change Control
8 3 (3.61%) Network Security Management
8 3 (3.61%) Security Management
8 3 (3.61%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.41%) Python
3 2 (2.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.20%) C
4 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (46.99%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.53%) CCNP
3 22 (26.51%) CCNA
4 10 (12.05%) Degree
5 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.02%) CCDE
6 5 (6.02%) CCIE
6 5 (6.02%) CCIP
6 5 (6.02%) CCSP
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.82%) CCDP
7 4 (4.82%) CCSA
8 3 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.61%) MCSE
9 2 (2.41%) CCSE
9 2 (2.41%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.41%) CISSP
10 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (16.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.41%) Firmware
4 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.41%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.20%) KVM
5 1 (1.20%) QEMU
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.20%) Xen
5 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.41%) SCOM
3 2 (2.41%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.41%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.20%) SCSM
4 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 27 (32.53%) F5
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) CheckPoint
4 21 (25.30%) VMware
5 8 (9.64%) Aruba
5 8 (9.64%) Juniper
6 7 (8.43%) Citrix
7 6 (7.23%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.23%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.02%) Dell
8 5 (6.02%) EMC
8 5 (6.02%) HP
9 4 (4.82%) Infoblox
9 4 (4.82%) NetApp
9 4 (4.82%) Splunk
10 3 (3.61%) Civica
10 3 (3.61%) IBM
10 3 (3.61%) Veeam
11 2 (2.41%) Avaya
11 2 (2.41%) Lotus