Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 54 40
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +10
Contract jobs citing Cisco 117 119 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.41% 3.95% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 10.03% 10.18% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 52 82
West Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £391 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.60% +8.68% +2.86%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £263
90th Percentile £475 £556 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £391 £360
% change year-on-year -0.32% +8.68% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £12.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +78.29% -16.90%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.45 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.75 £27.80 £17.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.54 £15.32
% change year-on-year +10.93% +47.11% +0.94%

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 1,167 1,169 1,387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 33.99% 38.85% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 721 870
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.19% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 53 48
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +0.53% +0.89%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £37.80 £20.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +7.75% -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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -12 75 £400 -5.60% 37
Wakefield -1 7 £330 +20.00% 4
Halifax -6 7 £438 +62.79% 5
Huddersfield - 5 £230 - 1
Pudsey 0 4 £425 +7.26%
Elland +1 3 £118 -
Bradford -15 3 £430 - 6
Todmorden - 3 - -
Brighouse - 2 - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 51 (43.59%) Firewall
2 42 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (27.35%) CheckPoint
4 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
5 28 (23.93%) VMware
5 28 (23.93%) F5
6 27 (23.08%) Windows
7 25 (21.37%) CCNP
7 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (20.51%) CCNA
9 23 (19.66%) Windows Server
10 22 (18.80%) WAN
11 21 (17.95%) Finance
12 20 (17.09%) Wireless
12 20 (17.09%) LAN
12 20 (17.09%) ITIL
12 20 (17.09%) Office 365
13 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
14 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
15 17 (14.53%) VPN
15 17 (14.53%) Retail
16 16 (13.68%) BGP
17 15 (12.82%) DNS
17 15 (12.82%) VoIP
17 15 (12.82%) Linux
17 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (11.97%) Degree
18 14 (11.97%) MPLS
18 14 (11.97%) OSPF
19 13 (11.11%) Network Security

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 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.84%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.09%) Office 365
2 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.13%) SaaS
5 5 (4.27%) IaaS
5 5 (4.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (43.59%) Firewall
2 25 (21.37%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (18.80%) WAN
4 20 (17.09%) LAN
4 20 (17.09%) Wireless
5 17 (14.53%) VPN
6 16 (13.68%) BGP
7 15 (12.82%) DNS
7 15 (12.82%) VoIP
8 14 (11.97%) MPLS
8 14 (11.97%) OSPF
9 13 (11.11%) Network Security
10 11 (9.40%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (9.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (7.69%) SAN
11 9 (7.69%) VLAN
12 8 (6.84%) Skype
13 7 (5.98%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (5.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (5.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (17.95%) Finance
2 17 (14.53%) Retail
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Electronics
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.55%) Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Architect
6 7 (5.98%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Implementation Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Junior
8 4 (3.42%) Junior Network Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.42%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.42%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.85%) React
2 1 (0.85%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.71%) Clustering
6 2 (1.71%) Handset
6 2 (1.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.85%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.85%) EPoS
7 1 (0.85%) Replication
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Windows
2 23 (19.66%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.82%) Linux
4 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
6 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.13%) Unix
7 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.71%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (1.71%) HPUX
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.09%) ITIL
2 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (9.40%) Load Balancing
2 11 (9.40%) Migration
3 8 (6.84%) Network Design
4 7 (5.98%) Collaborative Working
4 7 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.13%) High Availability
5 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (5.13%) Project Management
5 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.27%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.42%) Storage Management
7 4 (3.42%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.42%) Threat Management
8 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
2 4 (3.42%) SQL
3 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.71%) Python
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.37%) CCNP
3 24 (20.51%) CCNA
4 14 (11.97%) Degree
5 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (9.40%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.98%) CCIE
7 7 (5.98%) CCSA
7 7 (5.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (5.13%) CCDP
8 6 (5.13%) MCSE
9 5 (4.27%) CCSE
10 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.42%) MCSA
11 3 (2.56%) CCENT
12 2 (1.71%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.71%) CISSP
13 1 (0.85%) CCIP
13 1 (0.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.56%) Firmware
4 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.71%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.71%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) KVM
6 1 (0.85%) QEMU
6 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.42%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.71%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) SCSM
4 2 (1.71%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.85%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) CheckPoint
2 29 (24.79%) Microsoft
3 28 (23.93%) F5
3 28 (23.93%) VMware
4 10 (8.55%) Aruba
4 10 (8.55%) Fortinet
5 8 (6.84%) NetApp
6 7 (5.98%) Splunk
7 6 (5.13%) Citrix
7 6 (5.13%) Dell
7 6 (5.13%) EMC
7 6 (5.13%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.42%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.42%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.42%) IronPort
8 4 (3.42%) Symantec
8 4 (3.42%) Veritas
9 3 (2.56%) Trend Micro
9 3 (2.56%) Veeam