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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 13 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Cisco 12 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.51% 10.22% 16.83%
As % of the Vendors category 17.14% 19.18% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Median daily rate £400 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £399 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%

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
70 73 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 49.65% 53.28% 58.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 44 33
Median daily rate £470 £358 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.46% -0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £286 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) Service Management
6 7 (31.82%) Juniper
6 7 (31.82%) LAN
7 6 (27.27%) DNS
7 6 (27.27%) CCNA
7 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 5 (22.73%) CCIE
8 5 (22.73%) ITIL
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) F5
8 5 (22.73%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) Linux
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) BGP
9 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
9 4 (18.18%) MPLS
10 3 (13.64%) OSPF
10 3 (13.64%) CCNP
10 3 (13.64%) SLA
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (13.64%) IaaS
10 3 (13.64%) Riverbed

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
1 3 (13.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) LAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security
4 4 (18.18%) BGP
4 4 (18.18%) DHCP
4 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (13.64%) IOS XR
5 3 (13.64%) NX-OS
5 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) Skype
6 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) git-flow
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) SOAP
1 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Service Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
4 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) BCP
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
5 1 (4.55%) Presales
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) CCIE
6 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (9.09%) MCITP
7 2 (9.09%) MCSE
8 1 (4.55%) CCA
8 1 (4.55%) CCIP
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) HND
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (4.55%) MCTS
8 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) Nokia
8 1 (4.55%) BMC
8 1 (4.55%) CA
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) Meraki
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Veeam