Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 58 49
Rank change year-on-year -34 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco 77 116 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.24% 4.06% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.50% 11.10% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 56 104
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.75% +9.64%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £295
90th Percentile £575 £556 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £19.63 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.39% +3.29% -
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.29 £15.99
90th Percentile £35.83 £27.65 £22.45
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year +38.89% +1.41% -29.00%

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 1,185 1,045 1,435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.43% 36.56% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 625 950
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +16.45%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £285
90th Percentile £557 £538 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% +5.19% -2.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.10 £20.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +32.14% +1.38% +6.23%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 55 £431 -4.17% 19
Wakefield 0 7 £313 -30.56% 2
Halifax 0 5 £438 +12.90% 2
Bradford -10 3 £430 - 5
Pudsey -6 2 £450 +12.50%
Todmorden - 2 - - 2
Brighouse - 1 - - 2
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 35 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (40.26%) Firewall
3 25 (32.47%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (31.17%) CCNP
5 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
6 22 (28.57%) VMware
7 20 (25.97%) CCNA
8 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
8 19 (24.68%) F5
9 17 (22.08%) WAN
10 16 (20.78%) Windows
10 16 (20.78%) MPLS
11 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
11 15 (19.48%) VPN
12 13 (16.88%) Wireless
12 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
13 12 (15.58%) Finance
14 11 (14.29%) Network Security
14 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (14.29%) VoIP
15 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
15 10 (12.99%) Linux
15 10 (12.99%) LAN
15 10 (12.99%) BGP
15 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (11.69%) ITIL
17 8 (10.39%) DNS
17 8 (10.39%) Juniper
17 8 (10.39%) Network Design

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 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.30%) IaaS
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.26%) Firewall
2 25 (32.47%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (22.08%) WAN
4 16 (20.78%) MPLS
5 15 (19.48%) VPN
6 13 (16.88%) Wireless
7 11 (14.29%) Network Security
7 11 (14.29%) VoIP
8 10 (12.99%) BGP
8 10 (12.99%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (12.99%) LAN
9 8 (10.39%) DNS
10 6 (7.79%) IPsec
10 6 (7.79%) OSPF
11 5 (6.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (6.49%) SSL
11 5 (6.49%) VLAN
12 4 (5.19%) Cisco Firepower
12 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.19%) Spanning Tree
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Network Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Analyst
5 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Lead Architect
5 5 (6.49%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Junior
6 4 (5.19%) Junior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.60%) RESTful
3 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Camel
3 1 (1.30%) Kafka
3 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.30%) React
3 1 (1.30%) React Native
3 1 (1.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.60%) Handset
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Social Media
5 1 (1.30%) TM Forum
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
5 1 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Windows
2 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Linux
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) HPUX
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.69%) ITIL
2 8 (10.39%) Network Design
3 7 (9.09%) High Availability
4 5 (6.49%) Migration
4 5 (6.49%) Network Virtualisation
4 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.19%) Information Security
5 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) Change Control
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
6 3 (3.90%) Service Design
7 2 (2.60%) Coaching
7 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.60%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) Python
2 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (31.17%) CCNP
3 20 (25.97%) CCNA
4 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.49%) CCDE
5 5 (6.49%) CCIP
5 5 (6.49%) CCSA
5 5 (6.49%) CCSP
5 5 (6.49%) Degree
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.90%) CCDP
7 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.60%) CCSE
8 2 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.60%) CISSP
8 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 1 (1.30%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.90%) SLA
3 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.99%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.90%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.60%) Firmware
4 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) KVM
5 1 (1.30%) QEMU
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
5 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
2 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.60%) SCOM
3 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.60%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.60%) WSUS
4 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.30%) Puppet
4 1 (1.30%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.30%) SCSM
4 1 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.30%) vMotion
4 1 (1.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 22 (28.57%) VMware
2 19 (24.68%) F5
2 19 (24.68%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) CheckPoint
4 8 (10.39%) Juniper
5 7 (9.09%) Citrix
6 6 (7.79%) Aruba
7 5 (6.49%) Dell
7 5 (6.49%) EMC
7 5 (6.49%) HP
8 4 (5.19%) NetApp
8 4 (5.19%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Civica
9 3 (3.90%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.90%) Veeam
10 2 (2.60%) Avaya
10 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.60%) Lotus
10 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.60%) Trend Micro