Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 95 53
Rank change year-on-year +28 -42 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 82 79 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.06% 2.28% 4.09%
As % of the Vendors category 7.43% 6.77% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 56
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.75%
10th Percentile £311 £290 £275
90th Percentile £541 £575 £556
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.86 £25.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.58% +27.39% +3.29%
10th Percentile £16.46 £15.24 £15.29
90th Percentile £19.85 £35.83 £27.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.86 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -44.58% +38.89% +8.04%

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 1,103 1,167 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.11% 33.67% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 742 626
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £217 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 58 43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.21 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +21.16% +7.17%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £9.36
90th Percentile £25.72 £40.00 £26.10
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% +1.38%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +30 50 £450 +4.35% 25
Halifax +4 12 £450 +2.86%
Bradford +1 5 £400 -6.98% 2
Huddersfield - 3 £450 -
Wakefield -8 1 - - 2
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 43 (52.44%) Firewall
2 25 (30.49%) Windows
3 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
3 23 (28.05%) CheckPoint
4 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (24.39%) VPN
5 19 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (21.95%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (21.95%) LAN
6 18 (21.95%) VMware
6 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
7 17 (20.73%) CCNP
8 15 (18.29%) ITIL
9 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
9 14 (17.07%) F5
9 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (15.85%) Network Security
10 13 (15.85%) WAN
11 11 (13.41%) Migration
11 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (12.20%) Office 365
12 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
12 10 (12.20%) MPLS
13 9 (10.98%) DNS
13 9 (10.98%) vSphere
13 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
14 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (9.76%) Finance
14 8 (9.76%) SQL
14 8 (9.76%) HP

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 10 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.10%) IIS
4 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Office 365
2 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) IaaS
2 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.88%) PaaS
4 3 (3.66%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.66%) SaaS
5 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.22%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (1.22%) Azure Stack
6 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (52.44%) Firewall
2 20 (24.39%) VPN
3 19 (23.17%) Cisco ASA
4 18 (21.95%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (21.95%) LAN
5 13 (15.85%) Network Security
5 13 (15.85%) WAN
6 10 (12.20%) MPLS
7 9 (10.98%) DNS
8 7 (8.54%) DHCP
8 7 (8.54%) Skype
9 6 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (7.32%) SAN
10 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (6.10%) WLAN
11 4 (4.88%) ADSL
11 4 (4.88%) Internet
11 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
11 4 (4.88%) VLAN
11 4 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Hudson
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Advertising
2 6 (7.32%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.66%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Network Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) IronPort Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Messaging Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Firewall Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.66%) Telephony Engineer
10 2 (2.44%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.22%) COM
2 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Handset
3 3 (3.66%) IVR
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) iPad
4 2 (2.44%) iPhone
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
5 1 (1.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Windows
2 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.44%) Android
6 2 (2.44%) Linux
6 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.32%) Load Balancing
6 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.10%) Network Design
8 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.88%) DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.88%) Information Security
8 4 (4.88%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.88%) Project Management
8 4 (4.88%) Service Design
8 4 (4.88%) Supplier Management
9 3 (3.66%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (3.66%) Server Hardening
9 3 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (24.39%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCNP
3 7 (8.54%) CCNA
3 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.88%) CCSA
4 4 (4.88%) CCSE
5 3 (3.66%) CCNP Voice
5 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.44%) CCDA
6 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.22%) CCA
7 1 (1.22%) CCAA
7 1 (1.22%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCITP
7 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (28.05%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.98%) vSphere
4 6 (7.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (6.10%) XenApp
6 4 (4.88%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.66%) KVM
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (1.22%) Firmware
8 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.22%) vCloud
8 1 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.66%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.22%) Netcool
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) vRealize
3 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) CheckPoint
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 14 (17.07%) F5
3 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.76%) HP
5 5 (6.10%) Citrix
5 5 (6.10%) Fortinet
5 5 (6.10%) IronPort
5 5 (6.10%) SolarWinds
6 4 (4.88%) Avaya
6 4 (4.88%) Symantec
7 3 (3.66%) EMC
7 3 (3.66%) Forcepoint
7 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
7 3 (3.66%) Sophos
7 3 (3.66%) Verint
8 2 (2.44%) Adobe
8 2 (2.44%) Autodesk
8 2 (2.44%) Dell
8 2 (2.44%) Mitel