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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 7 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 14 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.45% 19.00% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 19.44% 32.76% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Average daily rate £275 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £360 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
72 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 53.73% 58.00% 44.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 22
Average daily rate £338 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £264 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Average hourly rate £38.05 £13.10 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.56% -58.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.10 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.75 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 6 (26.09%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) EMC
6 5 (21.74%) NetApp
6 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
7 4 (17.39%) WebEx
7 4 (17.39%) Telepresence
7 4 (17.39%) PuTTY
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (17.39%) Tandberg
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 4 (17.39%) vSphere
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
7 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) SSH
7 4 (17.39%) UML
7 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
7 4 (17.39%) VoIP
7 4 (17.39%) FTP
7 4 (17.39%) Remedy
7 4 (17.39%) Telnet

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) FTP
1 4 (17.39%) PuTTY
1 4 (17.39%) SSH
1 4 (17.39%) Telepresence
1 4 (17.39%) Telnet
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) WebEx
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 3 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) BGP
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) OSPF
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
1 3 (13.04%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) Java RMI
2 1 (4.35%) JavaFX
2 1 (4.35%) JPA
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) JSF
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Swing
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XHTML
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSL
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
4 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
5 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) UML
3 3 (13.04%) Software Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Presales
5 1 (4.35%) SysML
5 1 (4.35%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (30.43%) CCNP
4 6 (26.09%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) ISEB
6 2 (8.70%) CCIE
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) HNC
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.70%) Simpana
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 5 (21.74%) EMC
3 5 (21.74%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Remedy
4 4 (17.39%) Tandberg
5 3 (13.04%) BMC
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) CommVault
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.35%) Riverbed