Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 43 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing Cisco 180 191 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.65% 4.50% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 9.72% 11.49% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 96 148
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £405 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% +20.00%
10th Percentile £223 £210 £256
90th Percentile £560 £519 £527
England median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £13.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +61.75% -8.35%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.75 £27.00 £33.25
England median hourly rate £23.15 £22.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +5.23% -10.20% +22.50%

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 1,851 1,663 2,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.58% 39.14% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,149 989 1,335
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 75 100
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.45% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.78
90th Percentile £33.75 £25.30 £24.78
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -30 100 £358 -10.63% 50
South Yorkshire +12 44 £400 -4.19% 9
North Yorkshire +3 28 £415 -12.63% 14
East Yorkshire -4 2 £200 -4.76%
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 73 (40.56%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (37.78%) Firewall
3 54 (30.00%) CCNA
4 52 (28.89%) Windows
5 51 (28.33%) VMware
6 49 (27.22%) CheckPoint
6 49 (27.22%) F5
7 47 (26.11%) WAN
8 46 (25.56%) CCNP
9 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 38 (21.11%) LAN
11 37 (20.56%) ITIL
12 33 (18.33%) Finance
12 33 (18.33%) Windows Server
13 31 (17.22%) Data Centre
14 28 (15.56%) Linux
15 27 (15.00%) VPN
15 27 (15.00%) Wireless
16 24 (13.33%) Active Directory
17 23 (12.78%) NetApp
17 23 (12.78%) Network Security
17 23 (12.78%) SC Cleared
17 23 (12.78%) Security Cleared
17 23 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
18 21 (11.67%) DNS
18 21 (11.67%) VoIP
19 20 (11.11%) SAN
20 19 (10.56%) MPLS
20 19 (10.56%) Retail

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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.33%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.78%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.22%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.33%) Office 365
4 7 (3.89%) IaaS
4 7 (3.89%) PaaS
5 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (37.78%) Firewall
2 47 (26.11%) WAN
3 38 (21.11%) LAN
4 27 (15.00%) VPN
4 27 (15.00%) Wireless
5 23 (12.78%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (12.78%) Network Security
6 21 (11.67%) DNS
6 21 (11.67%) VoIP
7 20 (11.11%) SAN
8 19 (10.56%) MPLS
9 17 (9.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (9.44%) TCP/IP
10 15 (8.33%) BGP
10 15 (8.33%) IPsec
10 15 (8.33%) OSPF
11 14 (7.78%) NAS
12 9 (5.00%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (5.00%) Internet
12 9 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.78%) Big Data
3 5 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.56%) DTS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (18.33%) Finance
2 19 (10.56%) Retail
3 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.00%) Banking
5 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 22 (12.22%) Analyst
3 21 (11.67%) Architect
4 18 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 15 (8.33%) Support Engineer
7 13 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) Network Analyst
9 10 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.00%) Network Architect
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.89%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Network Support
12 7 (3.89%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Windows Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
13 6 (3.33%) IT Engineer
13 6 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.11%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.22%) Flash
2 4 (2.22%) Middleware
3 3 (1.67%) HTML
3 3 (1.67%) XML
3 3 (1.67%) XSLT
4 1 (0.56%) React
4 1 (0.56%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.78%) Clustering
4 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.22%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.22%) iSeries
5 4 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.11%) Handset
6 2 (1.11%) PKI
6 2 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (0.56%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Replication
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (28.89%) Windows
2 33 (18.33%) Windows Server
3 28 (15.56%) Linux
4 8 (4.44%) Unix
5 7 (3.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.22%) Solaris
7 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Check Point GAiA
9 2 (1.11%) HPUX
10 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.56%) ITIL
2 18 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.33%) High Availability
3 15 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (7.78%) Network Design
5 11 (6.11%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (6.11%) Load Balancing
5 11 (6.11%) Migration
6 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
7 9 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.44%) ITIL V3
8 8 (4.44%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.89%) Change Control
9 7 (3.89%) DevOps
9 7 (3.89%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (3.89%) Project Management
10 6 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.22%) SQL
2 12 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.22%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.22%) Java
4 4 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 73 (40.56%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (30.00%) CCNA
3 46 (25.56%) CCNP
4 23 (12.78%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.78%) Security Cleared
5 15 (8.33%) Degree
6 14 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (6.11%) CCSA
9 10 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (4.44%) CCIE
11 7 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (3.89%) MCSE
12 6 (3.33%) CCDP
12 6 (3.33%) CCSP
13 5 (2.78%) CCIP
13 5 (2.78%) CCSE
13 5 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (2.22%) CISSP
14 4 (2.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) SLA
2 3 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.11%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) Xen
4 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.22%) NFS
5 4 (2.22%) SRDF
5 4 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.67%) VMware NSX
7 2 (1.11%) Firmware
7 2 (1.11%) KVM
7 2 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (1.11%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.11%) XenServer
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (6.11%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.44%) NetBackup
2 8 (4.44%) SCCM
3 4 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.67%) WSUS
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.11%) SCOM
5 2 (1.11%) SCSM
5 2 (1.11%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.56%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (28.33%) VMware
2 49 (27.22%) CheckPoint
2 49 (27.22%) F5
3 39 (21.67%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.78%) NetApp
5 18 (10.00%) EMC
6 13 (7.22%) Aruba
7 12 (6.67%) Oracle
8 11 (6.11%) Fortinet
8 11 (6.11%) Juniper
9 10 (5.56%) IBM
10 9 (5.00%) Google
11 8 (4.44%) Citrix
11 8 (4.44%) Infoblox
11 8 (4.44%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.89%) Barracuda Networks
12 7 (3.89%) HP
13 6 (3.33%) Dell
13 6 (3.33%) Lotus
13 6 (3.33%) Veritas