The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hampshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 32 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 110 86 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.30% 5.04% 5.54%
As % of the Vendors category 10.95% 9.79% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 50 46
Average daily rate £328 £269 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.86% -27.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £407 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Average hourly rate £52.50 £19.63 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.51% -39.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £13.65 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £32.70 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1005 878 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.41% 51.47% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 514 460
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 104
Average hourly rate £28.00 £19.63 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.67% -29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Hampshire region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Hampshire region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Cisco
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Cisco Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Cisco
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +20 16 £350 +45.83% 5
Hook +12 16 £250 -29.06%
Southampton -9 14 £170 -29.16% 5
Farnborough +3 9 £405 -29.56% 3
Portsmouth -4 4 £475 +111.11%
Gosport - 4 - -
Havant - 4 £225 -
Fareham - 3 £255 -
Winchester - 3 £388 -
Eastleigh +1 2 £275 +19.56%
Andover - 2 £475 -
Aldershot - - - - 1
New Milton - - - -
Romsey - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Alton - - - -
Cisco
South East

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco.

1 90 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 61 (29.33%) SC Cleared
4 54 (25.96%) Windows
5 50 (24.04%) LAN
6 47 (22.60%) Telecoms
7 46 (22.12%) Firewall
8 45 (21.63%) CCNP
9 44 (21.15%) WAN
10 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
11 37 (17.79%) HP
12 34 (16.35%) VMware
13 32 (15.38%) Juniper
13 32 (15.38%) VoIP
14 30 (14.42%) TCP/IP
15 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
16 28 (13.46%) CheckPoint
16 28 (13.46%) UNIX
17 27 (12.98%) CCNA
17 27 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
18 26 (12.50%) Linux
19 25 (12.02%) Network Design
19 25 (12.02%) ITIL
20 24 (11.54%) C
20 24 (11.54%) MS Office
21 23 (11.06%) VPN
22 21 (10.10%) SAN
22 21 (10.10%) Blue Coat
22 21 (10.10%) Degree

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Cisco also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.33%) Apache
2 7 (3.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (3.37%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.37%) IIS
2 7 (3.37%) Lync
3 5 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 24 (11.54%) MS Office
2 14 (6.73%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (24.04%) LAN
2 46 (22.12%) Firewall
3 44 (21.15%) WAN
4 32 (15.38%) VoIP
5 30 (14.42%) TCP/IP
6 26 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (11.06%) VPN
8 21 (10.10%) SAN
9 19 (9.13%) Network Security
9 19 (9.13%) Wireless
10 17 (8.17%) MPLS
11 15 (7.21%) Internet
12 14 (6.73%) SSL
12 14 (6.73%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (5.77%) Ethernet
13 12 (5.77%) OSPF
14 10 (4.81%) BGP
14 10 (4.81%) EIGRP
14 10 (4.81%) IPsec
15 7 (3.37%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.92%) DB2
2 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Subversion
1 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (22.60%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.77%) Finance
3 3 (1.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Military
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (28.37%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.50%) Consultant
3 17 (8.17%) Architect
4 16 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (6.73%) Security Engineer
6 12 (5.77%) Network Consultant
7 11 (5.29%) Analyst
8 10 (4.81%) Network Architect
9 9 (4.33%) Delivery Manager
9 9 (4.33%) Network Specialist
10 8 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (3.85%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.37%) Design Engineer
12 6 (2.88%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (2.40%) Security Specialist
13 5 (2.40%) Cisco Consultant
13 5 (2.40%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.73%) JSP
2 8 (3.85%) .NET
3 7 (3.37%) Middleware
4 5 (2.40%) HTML
5 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.44%) XML
7 2 (0.96%) SAML
8 1 (0.48%) WAP
8 1 (0.48%) CSS
8 1 (0.48%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.48%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.29%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.81%) Handset
3 5 (2.40%) CLARiiON
3 5 (2.40%) EMC Centera
4 4 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) IPTV
6 2 (0.96%) Open Source
6 2 (0.96%) PKI
6 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.96%) Firmware
6 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.48%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.96%) Windows
2 28 (13.46%) UNIX
3 26 (12.50%) Linux
4 11 (5.29%) Solaris
5 9 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.37%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.40%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.40%) VMS
8 5 (2.40%) AIX
8 5 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.96%) HPUX
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.02%) Network Design
1 25 (12.02%) ITIL
2 15 (7.21%) Service Delivery
3 12 (5.77%) Project Management
4 11 (5.29%) Service Management
4 11 (5.29%) PRINCE2
5 9 (4.33%) Information Security
6 8 (3.85%) Resource Management
6 8 (3.85%) SIEM
7 7 (3.37%) Migration
7 7 (3.37%) PRINCE
8 6 (2.88%) Test Strategy
8 6 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.40%) Workflow
9 5 (2.40%) Identity Management
9 5 (2.40%) Load Balancing
10 4 (1.92%) Time Management
10 4 (1.92%) Network Management
10 4 (1.92%) SABSA
10 4 (1.92%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.54%) C
2 13 (6.25%) Perl
3 9 (4.33%) PHP
4 7 (3.37%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.40%) Java
6 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.44%) Python
7 3 (1.44%) Ruby
8 2 (0.96%) C++
8 2 (0.96%) VBScript
8 2 (0.96%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (43.27%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 61 (29.33%) SC Cleared
4 45 (21.63%) CCNP
5 27 (12.98%) CCNA
6 21 (10.10%) Degree
7 17 (8.17%) CCDP
8 10 (4.81%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.33%) CCIE
10 7 (3.37%) CCSE
10 7 (3.37%) CCDA
11 6 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.40%) CISSP
12 5 (2.40%) MCITP
13 4 (1.92%) ISTQB
14 3 (1.44%) CISM
15 2 (0.96%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.96%) CCSP
16 1 (0.48%) CCVP
16 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.81%) SLA
2 7 (3.37%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.96%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) GPG13
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (13.94%) Active Directory
2 27 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (4.81%) vSphere
5 5 (2.40%) SRDF
6 4 (1.92%) NFS
6 4 (1.92%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.44%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.44%) vCloud
7 3 (1.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.96%) XenApp
8 2 (0.96%) Shibboleth
9 1 (0.48%) Samba
9 1 (0.48%) Snort
9 1 (0.48%) Squid
9 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Tivoli
1 7 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (2.40%) EMC TimeFinder
3 5 (2.40%) NetBackup
3 5 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.44%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.48%) MOM
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 37 (17.79%) HP
3 34 (16.35%) VMware
4 32 (15.38%) Juniper
5 28 (13.46%) CheckPoint
6 21 (10.10%) Blue Coat
7 18 (8.65%) EMC
8 17 (8.17%) Brocade
9 16 (7.69%) McAfee
10 14 (6.73%) NetApp
11 12 (5.77%) Citrix
12 11 (5.29%) IBM
13 8 (3.85%) Oracle
13 8 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 8 (3.85%) Symantec
14 6 (2.88%) F5
14 6 (2.88%) Nokia
15 4 (1.92%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.92%) 3PAR
16 3 (1.44%) Hitachi
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