Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 97 42
Rank change year-on-year +52 -55 -5
Contract jobs citing Cisco 206 116 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.40% 2.39% 4.50%
As % of the Vendors category 11.15% 6.50% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 77 105
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £271 £203 £175
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
England median daily rate £416 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +5.38% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.21 £42.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.86% +136.11% -
10th Percentile £16.08 £22.75 £14.31
90th Percentile £19.75 £60.00 £26.30
England median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +37.50% -11.11% -

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 1,848 1,784 1,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.51% 36.79% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,155 1,003
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 94 77
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.36 £10.75 £9.80
90th Percentile £31.25 £40.00 £24.15
England median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -6.67%

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 April 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 25 April 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 +66 151 £445 +4.71% 17
South Yorkshire -2 35 £360 +3.60% 7
North Yorkshire -5 15 £355 +29.09% 5
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 100 (48.54%) Firewall
2 56 (27.18%) CheckPoint
3 53 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (24.76%) Security Cleared
5 46 (22.33%) SC Cleared
6 45 (21.84%) Windows
7 44 (21.36%) WAN
7 44 (21.36%) Cisco IOS
8 43 (20.87%) Active Directory
9 42 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (19.90%) LAN
11 37 (17.96%) CCNP
11 37 (17.96%) BGP
11 37 (17.96%) F5
12 36 (17.48%) OSPF
12 36 (17.48%) VMware
13 34 (16.50%) Office 365
13 34 (16.50%) Network Security
14 33 (16.02%) VPN
15 31 (15.05%) Microsoft
16 30 (14.56%) ITIL
16 30 (14.56%) MPLS
17 28 (13.59%) Skype for Business
17 28 (13.59%) Skype
18 27 (13.11%) Windows Server
19 26 (12.62%) Load Balancing
20 24 (11.65%) CCNA
20 24 (11.65%) SAN
21 23 (11.17%) DNS
21 23 (11.17%) SharePoint

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 28 (13.59%) Skype for Business
2 23 (11.17%) SharePoint
3 13 (6.31%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (7.77%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.31%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.50%) Office 365
2 23 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (5.83%) IaaS
4 11 (5.34%) PaaS
4 11 (5.34%) SaaS
5 9 (4.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.46%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (48.54%) Firewall
2 44 (21.36%) Cisco IOS
2 44 (21.36%) WAN
3 42 (20.39%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (19.90%) LAN
5 37 (17.96%) BGP
6 36 (17.48%) OSPF
7 34 (16.50%) Network Security
8 33 (16.02%) VPN
9 30 (14.56%) MPLS
10 28 (13.59%) Skype
11 24 (11.65%) SAN
12 23 (11.17%) DNS
13 21 (10.19%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (9.22%) Cisco ISE
14 19 (9.22%) VoIP
15 18 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 17 (8.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 14 (6.80%) NX-OS
18 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.49%) Big Data
3 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 23 (11.17%) Finance
2 15 (7.28%) Banking
3 12 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.46%) Advertising
4 3 (1.46%) Legal
5 2 (0.97%) Electronics
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (30.10%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (9.71%) Office 365 Engineer
4 17 (8.25%) Analyst
5 16 (7.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (7.28%) Project Manager
7 13 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (4.37%) Network Analyst
9 9 (4.37%) Tester
10 8 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Security Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Support Engineer
10 8 (3.88%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Architect
11 7 (3.40%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.91%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.46%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.49%) LDAP
2 1 (0.49%) WAP
2 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.91%) Fibre Optics
3 6 (2.91%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.94%) Clustering
5 4 (1.94%) NHS
6 3 (1.46%) Replication
6 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.46%) User Experience
7 2 (0.97%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.97%) Handset
7 2 (0.97%) iSeries
7 2 (0.97%) IVR
7 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.84%) Windows
2 27 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.22%) Linux
4 9 (4.37%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.43%) Check Point GAiA
6 5 (2.43%) Unix
6 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.46%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.56%) ITIL
2 26 (12.62%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.17%) Migration
4 17 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (6.80%) Project Management
6 13 (6.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.34%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (4.85%) Business Continuity
8 10 (4.85%) Network Design
8 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (4.37%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (4.37%) Threat Management
10 7 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.40%) Change Management
10 7 (3.40%) Computer Science
10 7 (3.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 7 (3.40%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.28%) SQL
2 12 (5.83%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.40%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.94%) C
6 2 (0.97%) Python
7 1 (0.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 53 (25.73%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (24.76%) Security Cleared
3 46 (22.33%) SC Cleared
4 37 (17.96%) CCNP
5 24 (11.65%) CCNA
6 11 (5.34%) CCIE
7 9 (4.37%) Degree
8 7 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (2.91%) CCSA
9 6 (2.91%) CCSE
10 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (1.94%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.46%) CCNP Voice
12 3 (1.46%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.46%) MCSE
13 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.97%) MCDST
13 2 (0.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.94%) SLA
2 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (20.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.83%) vSphere
4 10 (4.85%) Firmware
5 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.46%) XenApp
9 2 (0.97%) KVM
9 2 (0.97%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.97%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.49%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.49%) vCloud
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (7.77%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.43%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.46%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.97%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.49%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.49%) Netcool
7 1 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.49%) Puppet
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.49%) Terraform
7 1 (0.49%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 56 (27.18%) CheckPoint
2 37 (17.96%) F5
3 36 (17.48%) VMware
4 31 (15.05%) Microsoft
5 17 (8.25%) IronPort
6 16 (7.77%) Veritas
7 14 (6.80%) NetApp
8 12 (5.83%) EMC
8 12 (5.83%) SolarWinds
9 11 (5.34%) Symantec
10 9 (4.37%) HP
11 8 (3.88%) Dell
12 6 (2.91%) Google
12 6 (2.91%) IBM
13 5 (2.43%) ArcSight
13 5 (2.43%) Avaya
13 5 (2.43%) Brocade
13 5 (2.43%) Citrix
13 5 (2.43%) Juniper
13 5 (2.43%) Oracle