The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Portsmouth 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 16 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Cisco 4 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.92% 1.61% 9.03%
As % of the Vendors category 8.51% 3.45% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate £475 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £225 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Vendors Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 29 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 46.08% 46.77% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 40
Average daily rate £300 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £26.98 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.29% -17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £26.98 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Cisco
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (50.00%) SABSA
3 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (50.00%) E-business
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) DB2
3 3 (50.00%) VMS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SIEM
1 3 (50.00%) SABSA
1 3 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Endeca
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint