Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 72 41
Rank change year-on-year +31 -31 +16
Contract jobs citing Cisco 157 90 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.67% 2.98% 4.67%
As % of the Vendors category 13.00% 7.82% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 44 74
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £231 £204 £190
90th Percentile £525 £575 £521
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £365 £360
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.39% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +145.10% -33.57%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £24.04 £18.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +29.93% +20.48%

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 1,208 1,151 1,308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 35.94% 38.11% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 732 811
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £393 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £221 £244
90th Percentile £568 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 56 56
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +16.33% -18.33%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.38
90th Percentile £23.75 £40.00 £27.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

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 January 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
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 January 2019.

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 January 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 +28 115 £425 +6.25% 44
Huddersfield - 8 £238 - 2
Halifax -5 5 £363 +81.25% 1
Wakefield +1 4 £363 - 11
Pudsey +6 3 £425 +8.28%
Elland - 3 £118 -
Bingley - 3 £165 -
Bradford -10 2 £525 - 7
Brighouse - 1 - -
Todmorden - 1 - -
Cisco
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 76 (48.41%) Firewall
2 45 (28.66%) CheckPoint
3 40 (25.48%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (24.84%) SC Cleared
4 39 (24.84%) Security Cleared
5 36 (22.93%) Cisco IOS
5 36 (22.93%) F5
6 35 (22.29%) Office 365
6 35 (22.29%) Cisco ASA
7 34 (21.66%) BGP
8 32 (20.38%) WAN
9 31 (19.75%) OSPF
10 30 (19.11%) CCNP
11 28 (17.83%) SharePoint
12 27 (17.20%) LAN
12 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
13 26 (16.56%) Skype for Business
13 26 (16.56%) Skype
14 25 (15.92%) Windows
15 24 (15.29%) ITIL
15 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 23 (14.65%) VPN
16 23 (14.65%) Finance
17 22 (14.01%) VMware
18 21 (13.38%) Active Directory
18 21 (13.38%) Cisco ISE
19 20 (12.74%) Data Centre
19 20 (12.74%) MS Visio
19 20 (12.74%) Load Balancing
20 19 (12.10%) Amazon AWS

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 28 (17.83%) SharePoint
2 26 (16.56%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (12.74%) MS Visio
2 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.29%) Office 365
2 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.73%) SaaS
5 8 (5.10%) IaaS
5 8 (5.10%) PaaS
6 5 (3.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.91%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 76 (48.41%) Firewall
2 36 (22.93%) Cisco IOS
3 35 (22.29%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (21.66%) BGP
5 32 (20.38%) WAN
6 31 (19.75%) OSPF
7 27 (17.20%) LAN
8 26 (16.56%) Skype
9 23 (14.65%) VPN
10 21 (13.38%) Cisco ISE
11 19 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (12.10%) MPLS
12 18 (11.46%) Wireless
13 17 (10.83%) Network Security
13 17 (10.83%) VoIP
14 16 (10.19%) DNS
15 14 (8.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (8.28%) NX-OS
16 13 (8.28%) SAN
17 12 (7.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (14.65%) Finance
2 13 (8.28%) Retail
3 9 (5.73%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (32.48%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.19%) Analyst
3 15 (9.55%) Office 365 Engineer
4 13 (8.28%) Firewall Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (7.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 10 (6.37%) Support Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.82%) Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Network Analyst
11 4 (2.55%) Network Architect
11 4 (2.55%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.74%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.10%) Private Cloud
4 5 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.91%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.91%) User Experience
7 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.92%) Windows
2 19 (12.10%) Windows Server
3 12 (7.64%) Linux
4 10 (6.37%) Windows 10
5 9 (5.73%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.18%) Check Point GAiA
6 5 (3.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.18%) Unix
7 3 (1.91%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.29%) ITIL
2 20 (12.74%) Load Balancing
3 17 (10.83%) Migration
4 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (7.01%) Threat Management
5 10 (6.37%) Technical Analysis
6 9 (5.73%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (4.46%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (4.46%) Project Management
8 7 (4.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (3.82%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.82%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.82%) Network Design
10 5 (3.18%) Decision-Making
10 5 (3.18%) High Availability
10 5 (3.18%) Network Optimisation
10 5 (3.18%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.18%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.73%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.91%) C
3 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.27%) Python
3 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.27%) SQL
3 2 (1.27%) Tcl
4 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (25.48%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (24.84%) SC Cleared
2 39 (24.84%) Security Cleared
3 30 (19.11%) CCNP
4 18 (11.46%) CCNA
5 14 (8.92%) CCIE
5 14 (8.92%) Degree
6 9 (5.73%) CCSA
6 9 (5.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.10%) CCSE
8 5 (3.18%) A+ Certification
8 5 (3.18%) MCSE
9 4 (2.55%) CCDP
10 3 (1.91%) CCENT
10 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.91%) MCDST
10 3 (1.91%) MCSA
11 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.18%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 21 (13.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.18%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.91%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.27%) Firmware
5 2 (1.27%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) NetBackup
1 11 (7.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (3.82%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.27%) SCCM
5 2 (1.27%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.27%) vRealize
5 2 (1.27%) WSUS
6 1 (0.64%) Puppet
6 1 (0.64%) SCSM
6 1 (0.64%) Terraform
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (28.66%) CheckPoint
2 36 (22.93%) F5
3 27 (17.20%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.01%) VMware
5 14 (8.92%) IronPort
6 11 (7.01%) Symantec
6 11 (7.01%) Veritas
7 10 (6.37%) Fortinet
8 9 (5.73%) Blue Coat
8 9 (5.73%) Dell
8 9 (5.73%) NetApp
8 9 (5.73%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.73%) Splunk
9 7 (4.46%) Aruba
10 6 (3.82%) ArcSight
10 6 (3.82%) EMC
11 5 (3.18%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.55%) Brocade
12 4 (2.55%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.55%) Tufin