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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.67% 3.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 11.69% 8.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£331 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
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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
77 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 57.04% 42.74% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 21
Average daily rate £350 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £283 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.96% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.38 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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 21 November 2014, 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 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) XMPP
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (21.43%) Lync
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) NHS
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) MOM
6 2 (14.29%) Symantec
6 2 (14.29%) Remedy

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) Lync
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) VoIP
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Ethereal
3 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Support
3 3 (21.43%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IPT Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XMPP
2 1 (7.14%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
1 3 (21.43%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) SABSA
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) MOM
1 2 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Remedy
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Lumension
3 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.14%) Mitel
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