Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 February 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -45 0 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 121 219 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.65% 4.76% 4.48%
As % of the Vendors category 7.05% 12.13% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 111 162
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £206
90th Percentile £575 £525 £438
England median daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% +1.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £22.43 £10.16 £12.02
90th Percentile £53.00 £27.08 £20.30
England median hourly rate £21.28 £25.00 £22.44
% change year-on-year -14.90% +11.42% +4.36%

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,716 1,805 2,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.57% 39.21% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,076 1,123 1,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 100 147
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.38 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +4.15% +6.23%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.80 £8.93
90th Percentile £40.00 £23.78 £22.10
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +6.28%

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
West Yorkshire -39 74 £415 +10.67% 63
South Yorkshire -28 24 £320 - 18
North Yorkshire -12 11 £288 -28.13% 18
East Yorkshire +3 8 £210 - 4
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 55 (45.45%) Firewall
2 44 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (28.10%) CCNP
3 34 (28.10%) Cisco ASA
4 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
5 26 (21.49%) CCNA
6 25 (20.66%) VMware
6 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
7 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
8 20 (16.53%) F5
9 19 (15.70%) Network Security
10 17 (14.05%) Finance
10 17 (14.05%) Windows
11 16 (13.22%) LAN
11 16 (13.22%) WAN
12 14 (11.57%) BGP
13 13 (10.74%) VPN
13 13 (10.74%) ITIL
13 13 (10.74%) Migration
13 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
14 12 (9.92%) Linux
14 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
14 12 (9.92%) Windows Server
15 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (8.26%) HP
16 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
17 9 (7.44%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (7.44%) DNS
17 9 (7.44%) Juniper

Cisco
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (4.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.48%) Apache
2 3 (2.48%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (2.48%) Apache Synapse
2 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (2.48%) JBoss
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.48%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.83%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.61%) Office 365
3 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.48%) OpenDNS
5 2 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (45.45%) Firewall
2 34 (28.10%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (15.70%) Network Security
4 16 (13.22%) LAN
4 16 (13.22%) WAN
5 14 (11.57%) BGP
6 13 (10.74%) VPN
7 9 (7.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (7.44%) DNS
8 8 (6.61%) Internet
9 7 (5.79%) MPLS
10 6 (4.96%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (4.96%) IPsec
10 6 (4.96%) TCP/IP
10 6 (4.96%) VLAN
11 5 (4.13%) ATM
11 5 (4.13%) DWDM
11 5 (4.13%) Frame Relay
11 5 (4.13%) SDH
11 5 (4.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.61%) Banking
4 4 (3.31%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Games
6 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Network Engineer
2 27 (22.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (14.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 13 (10.74%) Architect
6 9 (7.44%) Security Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Network Architect
7 8 (6.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.79%) Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.13%) NOC Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Consultant
11 4 (3.31%) IP Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (2.48%) Apache Camel
1 3 (2.48%) Kafka
1 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (2.48%) Velocity
2 2 (1.65%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.65%) WAP
3 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.48%) Clustering
2 3 (2.48%) IVR
2 3 (2.48%) TM Forum
3 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) BYOD
4 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.83%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.05%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
2 12 (9.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.13%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.65%) SUSE
5 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) Android
6 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.83%) VMS
6 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (10.74%) ITIL
1 13 (10.74%) Migration
2 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (6.61%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.61%) Load Balancing
4 6 (4.96%) Network Design
4 6 (4.96%) Project Management
4 6 (4.96%) Security Management
5 5 (4.13%) Information Security
5 5 (4.13%) Network Management
6 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (3.31%) Open Source
6 4 (3.31%) PRINCE2
6 4 (3.31%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (3.31%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.48%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.48%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.48%) Information Security Management
7 3 (2.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) Java
2 2 (1.65%) PHP
2 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.83%) C
3 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.83%) Python
3 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.10%) CCNP
3 26 (21.49%) CCNA
4 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
5 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.31%) CISM
6 4 (3.31%) CISSP
6 4 (3.31%) Degree
7 3 (2.48%) CCSA
7 3 (2.48%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (2.48%) CLAS
7 3 (2.48%) ISEB
7 3 (2.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.65%) CCDP
8 2 (1.65%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (1.65%) CCSE
8 2 (1.65%) MCSA
8 2 (1.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.48%) GDPR
2 3 (2.48%) ISO 22301
2 3 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.65%) GCP
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.96%) vSphere
4 4 (3.31%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.65%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.83%) NFS
7 1 (0.83%) pfSense
7 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (2.48%) HP ALM
2 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.65%) CFEngine
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.65%) Netcool
3 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 2 (1.65%) Salt
3 2 (1.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.83%) Nessus
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (26.45%) CheckPoint
2 25 (20.66%) VMware
3 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (16.53%) F5
5 10 (8.26%) HP
6 9 (7.44%) Juniper
7 6 (4.96%) Citrix
7 6 (4.96%) Dell
8 5 (4.13%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.13%) Brocade
8 5 (4.13%) EMC
8 5 (4.13%) Ericsson
8 5 (4.13%) IBM
8 5 (4.13%) Nokia
9 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.31%) McAfee
9 4 (3.31%) NetApp
9 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) Oracle
10 3 (2.48%) Sophos