Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 54 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 +33 -33
Contract jobs citing Cisco 98 172 128
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.86% 3.89% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 11.65% 9.55% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 132 83
Median daily rate £355 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.47% +13.33% -9.37%
10th Percentile £182 £230 £225
90th Percentile £588 £538 £570
England median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.38% -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.04 £16.21 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.08% -72.98% +228.77%
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.58% +44.47% -13.64%

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 841 1,801 1,754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.72% 40.68% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 1,165 1,138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £217 £208 £237
90th Percentile £633 £586 £538
England median daily rate £463 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 108 89
Median hourly rate £17.10 £15.00 £17.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -14.33% +34.69%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.47 £10.70
90th Percentile £28.70 £31.25 £42.55
Median hourly rate £20.06 £19.03 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.39% +8.74% -

Cisco
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cisco in Yorkshire

Cisco
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cisco in Yorkshire.

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 5 June 2020. 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
North Yorkshire +22 38 £291 -16.79% 6
West Yorkshire -15 32 £450 - 11
South Yorkshire +29 24 £500 +33.33% 5
East Yorkshire +8 3 £192 - 1
Cisco
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 41 (41.84%) Firewall
2 36 (36.73%) LAN
3 35 (35.71%) WAN
4 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (30.61%) MPLS
6 27 (27.55%) BGP
7 23 (23.47%) Juniper
8 20 (20.41%) CCNP
9 19 (19.39%) OSPF
9 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
10 18 (18.37%) VPN
11 17 (17.35%) CCNA
11 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
11 17 (17.35%) Ansible
11 17 (17.35%) Azure
12 16 (16.33%) Network Design
13 15 (15.31%) DevOps
14 14 (14.29%) VMware
14 14 (14.29%) Citrix
15 13 (13.27%) FortiGate
16 12 (12.24%) OpenStack
16 12 (12.24%) Network Security
16 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (12.24%) Wireless
16 12 (12.24%) Windows
17 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
18 10 (10.20%) Palo Alto
18 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
18 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
18 10 (10.20%) Project Management

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 12 (12.24%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.12%) Confluence
3 5 (5.10%) Anypoint
3 5 (5.10%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.10%) Mule
4 4 (4.08%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Azure
2 9 (9.18%) AWS
3 8 (8.16%) GCP
3 8 (8.16%) IaaS
4 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (6.12%) Office 365
4 6 (6.12%) PaaS
4 6 (6.12%) SaaS
5 3 (3.06%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 41 (41.84%) Firewall
2 36 (36.73%) LAN
3 35 (35.71%) WAN
4 30 (30.61%) MPLS
5 27 (27.55%) BGP
6 19 (19.39%) OSPF
7 18 (18.37%) VPN
8 12 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (12.24%) Network Security
8 12 (12.24%) Wireless
9 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
10 9 (9.18%) SAN
10 9 (9.18%) VoIP
11 8 (8.16%) IPv4
11 8 (8.16%) IPv6
11 8 (8.16%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (8.16%) WLAN
12 7 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (7.14%) NetScaler
12 7 (7.14%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (9.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.08%) Back Office
3 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (54.08%) Network Engineer
2 16 (16.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 6 (6.12%) Analyst
5 6 (6.12%) Technical Leader
6 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) Network Analyst
7 4 (4.08%) Network Support
7 4 (4.08%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (4.08%) WAN Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.06%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.12%) RAML
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.10%) Driving Licence
2 5 (5.10%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.08%) Handset
4 1 (1.02%) CESG
4 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) IVR
4 1 (1.02%) Life Science
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Network Design
2 15 (15.31%) DevOps
3 10 (10.20%) Project Management
4 8 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (8.16%) ITIL
4 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.12%) API Development
6 6 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure as Code
6 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.10%) Product Roadmap
7 5 (5.10%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.08%) Strategic Roadmap
9 3 (3.06%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.18%) Python
2 7 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (33.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (20.41%) CCNP
3 17 (17.35%) CCNA
4 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.12%) CCIE
6 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 4 (4.08%) JNCIE
7 4 (4.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CCDP
9 1 (1.02%) CCVP
9 1 (1.02%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.02%) MCSE
9 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.02%) COBIT
2 1 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.10%) vCloud
4 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.04%) VMware NSX
5 2 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) XenApp
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (17.35%) Ansible
2 13 (13.27%) FortiGate
3 9 (9.18%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (9.18%) Puppet
4 3 (3.06%) Terraform
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.04%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (1.02%) SCCM
6 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (23.47%) Juniper
2 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) Citrix
3 14 (14.29%) VMware
4 10 (10.20%) Palo Alto
5 8 (8.16%) F5
6 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
7 6 (6.12%) Aruba
7 6 (6.12%) EMC
7 6 (6.12%) Google
7 6 (6.12%) Meraki
7 6 (6.12%) MuleSoft
8 5 (5.10%) Huawei
9 4 (4.08%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.06%) Avaya
10 3 (3.06%) NETGEAR
10 3 (3.06%) Nokia
11 2 (2.04%) NetApp
11 2 (2.04%) OpenText