Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 50 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 230 154 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.62% 3.47% 5.45%
As % of the Vendors category 12.22% 8.78% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 84 148
Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £396 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.84% +10.84% +10.00%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £210
90th Percentile £496 £575 £529
England median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £23.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.34% +31.86% +13.97%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.85 £10.20
90th Percentile £29.38 £27.40 £37.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +13.64% -10.20% +11.36%

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 1,882 1,754 2,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.80% 39.53% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,184 1,074 1,329
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +2.56% +7.59%
10th Percentile £251 £213 £244
90th Percentile £561 £563 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 87 108
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.75 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% +1.86% +6.51%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.92 £9.73
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +14 140 £398 +0.32% 46
South Yorkshire +22 53 £340 -18.56% 7
North Yorkshire +8 31 £415 -0.90% 8
East Yorkshire -7 1 £200 -4.76% 3
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 98 (42.61%) Firewall
2 66 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (27.39%) WAN
4 60 (26.09%) Windows
4 60 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 54 (23.48%) LAN
6 53 (23.04%) VMware
6 53 (23.04%) F5
7 46 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 44 (19.13%) Finance
9 43 (18.70%) CCNP
10 41 (17.83%) VPN
11 40 (17.39%) SC Cleared
11 40 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 40 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (16.96%) ITIL
13 38 (16.52%) CCNA
14 37 (16.09%) Linux
14 37 (16.09%) Data Centre
15 36 (15.65%) OSPF
16 35 (15.22%) BGP
16 35 (15.22%) Windows Server
17 34 (14.78%) NetApp
18 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
19 32 (13.91%) SAN
19 32 (13.91%) Office 365
19 32 (13.91%) Cisco Nexus
20 31 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
21 28 (12.17%) MPLS
22 27 (11.74%) VoIP

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 22 (9.57%) Skype for Business
2 21 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.17%) IBM Notes
4 4 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.91%) Office 365
2 31 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (6.09%) IaaS
4 14 (6.09%) PaaS
5 9 (3.91%) SaaS
6 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 98 (42.61%) Firewall
2 63 (27.39%) WAN
3 54 (23.48%) LAN
4 41 (17.83%) VPN
5 40 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (15.65%) OSPF
7 35 (15.22%) BGP
8 32 (13.91%) Cisco Nexus
8 32 (13.91%) SAN
9 28 (12.17%) MPLS
10 27 (11.74%) VoIP
10 27 (11.74%) Wireless
11 25 (10.87%) DNS
11 25 (10.87%) Network Security
12 23 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (9.57%) Skype
14 20 (8.70%) NAS
15 17 (7.39%) VLAN
16 16 (6.96%) TCP/IP
17 14 (6.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.61%) Big Data
3 6 (2.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) DTS
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 44 (19.13%) Finance
2 17 (7.39%) Banking
3 16 (6.96%) Retail
4 14 (6.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Billing
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 71 (30.87%) Network Engineer
2 21 (9.13%) Analyst
3 20 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 14 (6.09%) Architect
7 13 (5.65%) Security Engineer
8 12 (5.22%) Firewall Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.35%) Network Analyst
10 10 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 8 (3.48%) Network Support
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
13 7 (3.04%) Administrator
13 7 (3.04%) Consultant
13 7 (3.04%) Junior
13 7 (3.04%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.35%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.74%) Flash
2 4 (1.74%) Middleware
3 3 (1.30%) HTML
3 3 (1.30%) XML
3 3 (1.30%) XSLT
4 1 (0.43%) React
4 1 (0.43%) React Native
4 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.78%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.04%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.61%) iSeries
5 6 (2.61%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.17%) Clustering
7 4 (1.74%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.74%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.30%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.30%) User Experience
9 2 (0.87%) Handset
9 2 (0.87%) PKI
10 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.43%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.43%) NHS
10 1 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.09%) Windows
2 37 (16.09%) Linux
3 35 (15.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.91%) Unix
5 8 (3.48%) Windows 10
5 8 (3.48%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.17%) Check Point GAiA
8 4 (1.74%) Solaris
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.96%) ITIL
2 26 (11.30%) Load Balancing
3 25 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (9.57%) Migration
5 20 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (6.09%) Project Management
7 14 (6.09%) Technical Analysis
8 13 (5.65%) High Availability
8 13 (5.65%) Network Design
8 13 (5.65%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (5.65%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.22%) Change Management
9 12 (5.22%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (4.78%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (3.91%) Business Continuity
11 9 (3.91%) Computer Science
11 9 (3.91%) DevOps
12 8 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.26%) SQL
2 18 (7.83%) PowerShell
3 15 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 10 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.74%) Java
5 4 (1.74%) Python
6 3 (1.30%) C
6 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.87%) Tcl
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (28.70%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (18.70%) CCNP
3 40 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 40 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 38 (16.52%) CCNA
5 17 (7.39%) Degree
6 16 (6.96%) CCSA
7 13 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (5.22%) CCIE
9 9 (3.91%) CCSE
9 9 (3.91%) Check Point Certification
9 9 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (3.48%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (3.04%) MCSE
12 6 (2.61%) CCDP
13 4 (1.74%) A+ Certification
14 3 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (1.30%) CCENT
14 3 (1.30%) MCDST
14 3 (1.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.87%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (14.35%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.91%) Firmware
4 5 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.17%) Xen
5 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.74%) NFS
5 4 (1.74%) SRDF
5 4 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (1.74%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.30%) vSphere
7 2 (0.87%) KVM
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.87%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.43%) QEMU
8 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (8.70%) NetBackup
2 8 (3.48%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (3.48%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.74%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (1.74%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.30%) SCCM
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.87%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.87%) Puppet
5 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.43%) SCSM
6 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.43%) Terraform
6 1 (0.43%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 60 (26.09%) CheckPoint
2 53 (23.04%) F5
2 53 (23.04%) VMware
3 46 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (14.78%) NetApp
5 26 (11.30%) EMC
6 18 (7.83%) Veritas
7 15 (6.52%) Aruba
8 14 (6.09%) Google
8 14 (6.09%) IBM
8 14 (6.09%) Oracle
9 12 (5.22%) SolarWinds
10 11 (4.78%) Fortinet
11 10 (4.35%) Dell
11 10 (4.35%) IronPort
12 9 (3.91%) Splunk
13 8 (3.48%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.48%) Juniper
13 8 (3.48%) Symantec
14 7 (3.04%) Brocade