The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 1 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 12 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.14% 2.86% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 15.91% 5.77% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44 52 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 44.90% 49.52% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 14
Average daily rate £300 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Average hourly rate £17.38 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.18% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.38 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
2 4 (26.67%) XMPP
3 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) NAS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
2 1 (6.67%) Broadband
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (6.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XMPP
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (13.33%) Wiki
3 1 (6.67%) HACMP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (13.33%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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