Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 70 40
Rank change year-on-year +16 -30 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 145 156 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.59% 3.10% 4.81%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 8.42% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 85 100
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £212 £253 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £400 £403 £393
% change year-on-year -0.62% +2.55% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.25 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.00% +13.64% +32.05%
10th Percentile £10.38 £15.24 £16.30
90th Percentile £18.98 £32.53 £26.60
England median hourly rate £25.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.09% -3.30%

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 1,707 1,853 1,626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.23% 36.88% 39.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,090 1,157 965
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% -2.50%
10th Percentile £213 £251 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 103 71
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.81 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.79% +18.38% +0.53%
10th Percentile £9.86 £10.55 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.70 £35.00 £26.25
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 18 September 2019.

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
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 18 September 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
West Yorkshire +34 88 £425 +6.25% 33
South Yorkshire -11 39 £375 -9.09% 18
North Yorkshire -6 11 £450 +8.43% 20
East Yorkshire +4 7 £325 +42.86% 2
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 67 (46.21%) Firewall
2 44 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (28.97%) WAN
4 36 (24.83%) LAN
5 32 (22.07%) Windows
6 29 (20.00%) CCNP
6 29 (20.00%) Network Security
7 27 (18.62%) VPN
8 25 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 25 (17.24%) CheckPoint
8 25 (17.24%) VMware
9 23 (15.86%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (15.86%) CCNA
9 23 (15.86%) Data Centre
10 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 19 (13.10%) Azure
12 18 (12.41%) Office 365
12 18 (12.41%) Windows Server
13 17 (11.72%) ITIL
13 17 (11.72%) VoIP
14 16 (11.03%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (11.03%) Finance
14 16 (11.03%) F5
15 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
16 14 (9.66%) Migration
16 14 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 13 (8.97%) Palo Alto
17 13 (8.97%) MPLS
18 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
18 12 (8.28%) AWS

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 5 (3.45%) OpenStack
1 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.76%) IIS
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.38%) JBoss
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.10%) Azure
2 18 (12.41%) Office 365
3 12 (8.28%) AWS
4 7 (4.83%) IaaS
4 7 (4.83%) PaaS
5 6 (4.14%) SaaS
6 5 (3.45%) GCP
7 3 (2.07%) Twilio
8 2 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.38%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.38%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 67 (46.21%) Firewall
2 42 (28.97%) WAN
3 36 (24.83%) LAN
4 29 (20.00%) Network Security
5 27 (18.62%) VPN
6 23 (15.86%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (11.72%) VoIP
8 16 (11.03%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (8.97%) MPLS
10 10 (6.90%) Internet
11 9 (6.21%) BGP
11 9 (6.21%) DNS
11 9 (6.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (6.21%) VLAN
12 8 (5.52%) DHCP
13 7 (4.83%) SAN
13 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
13 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (4.14%) OSPF
15 5 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.38%) JIRA
2 2 (1.38%) JUnit
2 2 (1.38%) Mockito
3 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (11.03%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.14%) Advertising
4 5 (3.45%) Public Sector
5 4 (2.76%) Banking
6 3 (2.07%) Publishing
6 3 (2.07%) Retail
7 2 (1.38%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 47 (32.41%) Network Engineer
2 18 (12.41%) Architect
3 16 (11.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (8.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Analyst
7 8 (5.52%) Network Architect
8 7 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.83%) Security Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Tester
9 6 (4.14%) Administrator
10 5 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) AWS Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (3.45%) Consultant
10 5 (3.45%) Network Manager
10 5 (3.45%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.45%) VMware Architect
11 4 (2.76%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) Web Services
2 4 (2.76%) Apache Flex
2 4 (2.76%) CCXML
2 4 (2.76%) GraphQL
2 4 (2.76%) JSON
2 4 (2.76%) Middleware
2 4 (2.76%) REST
2 4 (2.76%) VXML
2 4 (2.76%) XML
3 2 (1.38%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.69%) COM
4 1 (0.69%) EDI
4 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.52%) Fibre Optics
2 8 (5.52%) IVR
3 6 (4.14%) Clustering
4 5 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (3.45%) Replication
4 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.76%) VUI
6 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.07%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.38%) Handset
7 2 (1.38%) iPad
7 2 (1.38%) iPhone
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Social Network
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.07%) Windows
2 18 (12.41%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.90%) Linux
4 7 (4.83%) Windows 10
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.76%) Check Point GAiA
8 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.38%) Android
9 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.69%) AIX
10 1 (0.69%) CentOS
10 1 (0.69%) Debian
10 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.69%) Solaris
10 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (11.72%) ITIL
2 14 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (9.66%) Migration
3 11 (7.59%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (6.90%) Load Balancing
4 10 (6.90%) Network Design
5 8 (5.52%) Service Design
5 8 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.83%) Project Management
7 6 (4.14%) DevOps
7 6 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.14%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.14%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (4.14%) Security Architecture
7 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.45%) DevSecOps
8 5 (3.45%) Security Testing
9 4 (2.76%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.76%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (2.76%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.83%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) Python
3 4 (2.76%) Java
3 4 (2.76%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (30.34%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (20.00%) CCNP
3 23 (15.86%) CCNA
4 12 (8.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.76%) CCIE
6 4 (2.76%) CCSA
6 4 (2.76%) CCSE
7 3 (2.07%) CCDA
7 3 (2.07%) Degree
8 2 (1.38%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.38%) MCSE
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.69%) CCA
9 1 (0.69%) CCDP
9 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MCITP
9 1 (0.69%) MCSA
9 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (4.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (3.45%) SLA
3 3 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 25 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.59%) vSphere
3 8 (5.52%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.52%) VMware NSX
4 5 (3.45%) XenApp
5 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.07%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.38%) iptables
7 2 (1.38%) KVM
8 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (3.45%) SCCM
2 5 (3.45%) vCenter Server
2 5 (3.45%) vRealize
2 5 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.38%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) vMotion
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (17.24%) CheckPoint
1 25 (17.24%) VMware
2 20 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (11.03%) F5
4 13 (8.97%) Palo Alto
5 11 (7.59%) Fortinet
6 9 (6.21%) Juniper
7 8 (5.52%) HP
8 7 (4.83%) Avaya
8 7 (4.83%) Citrix
9 6 (4.14%) Dell
9 6 (4.14%) SolarWinds
10 5 (3.45%) Alibaba
11 4 (2.76%) Adobe
11 4 (2.76%) Autodesk
11 4 (2.76%) Meraki
12 3 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (2.07%) Sophos
12 3 (2.07%) Symantec
12 3 (2.07%) Veritas