Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 30 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Cisco 177 296 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.99% 5.43% 4.07%
As % of the Vendors category 10.15% 13.93% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 148 165
Yorkshire median daily rate £393 £358 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.79% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £200 £225 £196
90th Percentile £556 £525 £465
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.54 £15.25 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.79% -0.68% -23.23%
10th Percentile £17.25 £10.20 £10.35
90th Percentile £27.00 £34.38 £20.90
England median hourly rate £21.28 £24.50 £21.53
% change year-on-year -13.16% +13.82% +7.46%

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 1743 2125 2517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.33% 39.00% 40.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1317 1525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £213 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £501
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 101 168
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +6.66% +4.58%
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.00 £8.85
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.00 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -14 115 £396 +13.21% 16
South Yorkshire -22 31 £410 +12.33% 2
North Yorkshire -2 20 £363 +3.42% 3
East Yorkshire -5 8 £210 -45.45%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 72 (40.68%) Firewall
2 64 (36.16%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 47 (26.55%) Windows
5 37 (20.90%) CCNP
5 37 (20.90%) VMware
6 35 (19.77%) VPN
6 35 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (18.08%) F5
8 29 (16.38%) CCNA
9 28 (15.82%) Finance
10 27 (15.25%) Citrix
10 27 (15.25%) Active Directory
11 23 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (11.86%) ITIL
12 21 (11.86%) LAN
12 21 (11.86%) WAN
12 21 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (11.30%) Network Security
13 20 (11.30%) HP
13 20 (11.30%) Banking
14 19 (10.73%) Information Security
14 19 (10.73%) McAfee
15 18 (10.17%) Juniper
15 18 (10.17%) CheckPoint
16 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
16 17 (9.60%) Windows 7
16 17 (9.60%) Windows Server
17 16 (9.04%) Migration
17 16 (9.04%) Telecoms

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 16 (9.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.65%) IBM Notes
3 9 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.69%) IIS
5 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.69%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.13%) Confluence
6 2 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.56%) JBoss
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Eikon
2 1 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.56%) Primavera
2 1 (0.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) Office 365
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.69%) Akamai
4 3 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.69%) PaaS
4 3 (1.69%) SaaS
5 2 (1.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (40.68%) Firewall
2 35 (19.77%) Cisco ASA
2 35 (19.77%) VPN
3 21 (11.86%) LAN
3 21 (11.86%) WAN
4 20 (11.30%) Network Security
5 15 (8.47%) Wireless
6 14 (7.91%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (7.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (7.34%) Internet
8 11 (6.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (6.21%) SAN
9 10 (5.65%) BGP
9 10 (5.65%) DNS
10 9 (5.08%) TCP/IP
11 8 (4.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (4.52%) SSL
12 7 (3.95%) EIGRP
13 6 (3.39%) DWDM
13 6 (3.39%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.69%) MySQL
4 2 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (15.82%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Banking
3 16 (9.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.52%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.82%) Marketing
5 5 (2.82%) Retail
6 4 (2.26%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Billing
7 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Military
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (22.60%) Network Engineer
2 36 (20.34%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (15.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 13 (7.34%) Analyst
7 10 (5.65%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Security Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Security Specialist
9 8 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Administrator
9 8 (4.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) VMware Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Architect
10 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.39%) Consultant
11 6 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.13%) WAP
3 2 (1.13%) Web Services
4 1 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.56%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.56%) Kafka
4 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Blackberry
1 14 (7.91%) BYOD
2 13 (7.34%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.34%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.82%) Clustering
5 4 (2.26%) IVR
6 3 (1.69%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.13%) FMCG
7 2 (1.13%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.55%) Windows
2 17 (9.60%) Windows 7
2 17 (9.60%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.47%) Android
4 14 (7.91%) Linux
5 12 (6.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (6.21%) Mac OS
7 7 (3.95%) Unix
7 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.69%) Debian
9 3 (1.69%) SUSE
10 2 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.86%) ITIL
2 19 (10.73%) Information Security
3 16 (9.04%) Migration
4 14 (7.91%) Coaching
5 10 (5.65%) Project Management
6 9 (5.08%) Load Balancing
6 9 (5.08%) Network Design
6 9 (5.08%) Proactive Monitoring
7 8 (4.52%) Change Control
7 8 (4.52%) Change Management
8 7 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.95%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (3.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (3.39%) Data Management
9 6 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (3.39%) Line Management
9 6 (3.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 6 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (3.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.95%) SQL
2 4 (2.26%) Java
3 3 (1.69%) C
3 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 64 (36.16%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.90%) CCNP
3 29 (16.38%) CCNA
4 17 (9.60%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.34%) SC Cleared
6 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.95%) CCIE
7 7 (3.95%) CISSP
7 7 (3.95%) MCSE
8 4 (2.26%) CCDP
8 4 (2.26%) CCSE
8 4 (2.26%) MCSA
9 3 (1.69%) CCDA
9 3 (1.69%) CCSA
9 3 (1.69%) CCSP
9 3 (1.69%) CISM
9 3 (1.69%) ISEB
9 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.95%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) GCP
3 2 (1.13%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (15.25%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.08%) VMware NSX
3 9 (5.08%) vSphere
4 5 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.26%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.69%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (1.69%) XenApp
7 2 (1.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (5.08%) SCCM
2 7 (3.95%) FortiGate
3 6 (3.39%) Nexpose
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.26%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (2.26%) Puppet
4 4 (2.26%) WMI
5 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.69%) WSUS
6 2 (1.13%) Ansible
6 2 (1.13%) CFEngine
6 2 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.13%) Salt
6 2 (1.13%) SCOM
6 2 (1.13%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.13%) Terraform
6 2 (1.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (20.90%) VMware
3 32 (18.08%) F5
4 27 (15.25%) Citrix
5 20 (11.30%) HP
6 19 (10.73%) McAfee
7 18 (10.17%) CheckPoint
7 18 (10.17%) Juniper
8 12 (6.78%) Blue Coat
9 11 (6.21%) Symantec
10 10 (5.65%) Lotus
11 8 (4.52%) GFI Software
12 7 (3.95%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.95%) IBM
12 7 (3.95%) NetApp
12 7 (3.95%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.39%) Dell
13 6 (3.39%) EMC
13 6 (3.39%) Ericsson
13 6 (3.39%) Sourcefire