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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 14 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.86% 5.88% 4.12%
As % of the Vendors category 12.96% 14.00% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £413 £185 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.97% -61.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £24.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.85% +37.14%
Cisco
Hampshire

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
54 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 52.94% 42.02% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 18
Average daily rate £413 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 12
Average hourly rate £47.83 £31.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.84% +46.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 May 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 7 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (23.81%) CCNP
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 3 (14.29%) IaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) PaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) FTP
3 2 (9.52%) LAN
3 2 (9.52%) PuTTY
3 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.52%) SSH
3 2 (9.52%) Telepresence
3 2 (9.52%) Telnet
3 2 (9.52%) WebEx
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) DVB
4 1 (4.76%) LDAP
4 1 (4.76%) MPLS
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) WPF
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JavaFX
3 1 (4.76%) JPA
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) JSF
3 1 (4.76%) JSP
3 1 (4.76%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (4.76%) Servlets
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
1 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
1 3 (14.29%) UML
1 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
2 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
2 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
3 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Network Management
3 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.76%) SysML
3 1 (4.76%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C++
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Tcl
3 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCITP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) HNC
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
2 7 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
5 3 (14.29%) BMC
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) Remedy
6 2 (9.52%) Tandberg
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) SAP