Period
to 14 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 35 33
Rank change year-on-year -37 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 153 197 296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.11% 4.66% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 8.40% 12.07% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 98 171
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £246 £213 £263
90th Percentile £550 £552 £530
England median daily rate £401 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +0.13% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +11.84% -15.56%
10th Percentile £15.24 £15.34 £12.83
90th Percentile £52.95 £26.20 £30.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +5.58%

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 1,821 1,632 2,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.05% 38.60% 38.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,163 964 1,435
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £256 £257
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £26.25 £23.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -50 75 £425 - 37
South Yorkshire -8 37 £413 +4.43% 5
North Yorkshire 0 31 £383 -19.47% 5
East Yorkshire +8 5 £221 - 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (41.18%) Firewall
3 47 (30.72%) CCNP
3 47 (30.72%) CheckPoint
4 45 (29.41%) VMware
5 43 (28.10%) CCNA
5 43 (28.10%) WAN
5 43 (28.10%) F5
6 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
7 35 (22.88%) Windows
8 34 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 33 (21.57%) LAN
10 31 (20.26%) VPN
11 29 (18.95%) ITIL
12 27 (17.65%) Windows Server
13 26 (16.99%) Wireless
14 24 (15.69%) MPLS
14 24 (15.69%) Network Security
14 24 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (15.03%) SC Cleared
15 23 (15.03%) Security Cleared
16 22 (14.38%) Active Directory
16 22 (14.38%) Finance
17 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 19 (12.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (12.42%) DNS
19 18 (11.76%) VoIP
19 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
19 18 (11.76%) Linux
19 18 (11.76%) BGP

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 8 (5.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.27%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.96%) Confluence
3 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.58%) Office 365
3 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.96%) GitHub
5 2 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.31%) IaaS
5 2 (1.31%) PaaS
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 63 (41.18%) Firewall
2 43 (28.10%) WAN
3 33 (21.57%) LAN
4 31 (20.26%) VPN
5 26 (16.99%) Wireless
6 24 (15.69%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (15.69%) MPLS
6 24 (15.69%) Network Security
7 19 (12.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (12.42%) DNS
8 18 (11.76%) BGP
8 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
8 18 (11.76%) VoIP
9 17 (11.11%) IPsec
10 15 (9.80%) OSPF
11 10 (6.54%) Internet
12 9 (5.88%) DHCP
12 9 (5.88%) SSL
13 8 (5.23%) EIGRP
13 8 (5.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.65%) DTS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (0.65%) Power BI
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (14.38%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (1.31%) Banking
4 2 (1.31%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Games
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 52 (33.99%) Network Engineer
2 22 (14.38%) Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) Architect
4 16 (10.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (10.46%) Security Engineer
5 14 (9.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (8.50%) Network Analyst
7 11 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 8 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (4.58%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) Blue Coat Engineer
12 5 (3.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) Technical Analyst
13 4 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
13 4 (2.61%) Consultant
13 4 (2.61%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.84%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.65%) LDAP
2 1 (0.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.65%) React
2 1 (0.65%) React Native
2 1 (0.65%) RESTful
2 1 (0.65%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.27%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (2.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.31%) Handset
5 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.31%) NHS
5 2 (1.31%) PKI
6 1 (0.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.65%) EPoS
6 1 (0.65%) iSeries
6 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.88%) Windows
2 27 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 18 (11.76%) Linux
4 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.31%) HPUX
6 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.31%) Unix
6 2 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.95%) ITIL
2 18 (11.76%) Network Design
3 14 (9.15%) High Availability
3 14 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (7.19%) Change Control
5 9 (5.88%) Migration
5 9 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (5.23%) Collaborative Working
6 8 (5.23%) Information Security
6 8 (5.23%) Load Balancing
6 8 (5.23%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.58%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.58%) Proactive Monitoring
7 7 (4.58%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.58%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 5 (3.27%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.19%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.58%) Python
3 4 (2.61%) SQL
4 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (43.14%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (30.72%) CCNP
3 43 (28.10%) CCNA
4 23 (15.03%) SC Cleared
4 23 (15.03%) Security Cleared
5 10 (6.54%) CCSA
5 10 (6.54%) Check Point Certification
5 10 (6.54%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.88%) Degree
7 8 (5.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.92%) CCDE
8 6 (3.92%) CCIE
8 6 (3.92%) CCSP
9 5 (3.27%) CCIP
9 5 (3.27%) CISSP
9 5 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (2.61%) CCDP
10 4 (2.61%) MCSE
11 3 (1.96%) CCSE
11 3 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.31%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (14.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (13.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (3.27%) ProxySG
4 5 (3.27%) vSphere
5 4 (2.61%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.61%) XenServer
6 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.96%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.96%) XenApp
7 2 (1.31%) Firmware
7 2 (1.31%) KVM
7 2 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.65%) QEMU
8 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (7.19%) SCCM
2 10 (6.54%) FortiGate
3 5 (3.27%) Ansible
4 3 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.31%) SCOM
5 2 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.31%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.31%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.31%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.65%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.65%) vMotion
6 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (30.72%) CheckPoint
2 45 (29.41%) VMware
3 43 (28.10%) F5
4 38 (24.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (11.11%) Juniper
6 14 (9.15%) Citrix
7 13 (8.50%) NetApp
8 11 (7.19%) EMC
9 10 (6.54%) Dell
10 9 (5.88%) Aruba
10 9 (5.88%) Splunk
11 8 (5.23%) Fortinet
12 7 (4.58%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (4.58%) HP
12 7 (4.58%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.92%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.92%) Infoblox
13 6 (3.92%) Symantec
14 5 (3.27%) Palo Alto
15 4 (2.61%) Brocade