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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 18 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Cisco 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.31% 4.10% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.77% 8.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£279 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.60 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +6.32%
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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
57 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.14% 45.90% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 14
Average daily rate £395 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 22
Average hourly rate £47.83 £15.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+216.23% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (16.67%) Telnet
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) FTP
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Tandberg
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
3 2 (16.67%) WebEx
3 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) MCITP
4 1 (8.33%) ISTQB

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) Telnet
1 2 (16.67%) SSH
1 2 (16.67%) PuTTY
1 2 (16.67%) WebEx
1 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Juju
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) CentOS
2 1 (8.33%) Scientific Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Remedy
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Tandberg
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
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