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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 15 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.67% 4.12% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% 8.89% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£185 £475 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.05% +111.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.55% -10.00%
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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
50 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 41.67% 46.39% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 14
Average daily rate £300 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -20.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (56.00%) XMPP
3 12 (48.00%) CCNA
4 9 (36.00%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (20.00%) Time Management
7 5 (20.00%) Wiki
7 5 (20.00%) SLA
8 4 (16.00%) WAN
8 4 (16.00%) LAN
9 3 (12.00%) VoIP
9 3 (12.00%) CCNP
9 3 (12.00%) Firewall
9 3 (12.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) WebEx
10 2 (8.00%) F5
10 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
10 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.00%) MCITP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (16.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) VoIP
3 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (12.00%) WebEx
4 1 (4.00%) Broadband
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Ethereal
4 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support
3 5 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) Voice Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) XMPP
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (20.00%) Wiki
3 2 (8.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (68.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 9 (36.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (8.00%) MCITP
5 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) F5
1 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee
1 2 (8.00%) HP
1 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Citrix
2 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (4.00%) Mitel