The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Cisco products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Southampton 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 29 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Cisco 17 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.90% 5.14% 5.47%
As % of the Vendors category 11.33% 9.52% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% -1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
- +12.16%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
150 168 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.23% 54.02% 51.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 88 50
Average daily rate £338 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Cisco Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region.

Cisco Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Cisco Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Cisco
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco across the Southampton region.

Cisco Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Cisco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
4 12 (38.71%) Firewall
5 10 (32.26%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
7 7 (22.58%) Windows
7 7 (22.58%) LAN
7 7 (22.58%) Network Security
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
9 4 (12.90%) CCSE
9 4 (12.90%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) CCNA
10 3 (9.68%) CCIE
10 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.68%) ITIL
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
10 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
11 2 (6.45%) SecurID
11 2 (6.45%) Brocade
11 2 (6.45%) NAS
11 2 (6.45%) vSphere
11 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
11 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (6.45%) IIS
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) VPN
4 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 7 (22.58%) Network Security
5 3 (9.68%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 2 (6.45%) VoIP
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) SSL
6 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
6 2 (6.45%) NAS
6 2 (6.45%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
7 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.23%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Security Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Network Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Clustering
1 2 (6.45%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) AIX
3 2 (6.45%) Solaris
3 2 (6.45%) UNIX
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
2 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
2 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Network Design
3 1 (3.23%) Fault Management
3 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.90%) CCSE
4 4 (12.90%) CCNA
5 3 (9.68%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CCSP
6 2 (6.45%) CCNP
6 2 (6.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Hitachi
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) IBM
4 2 (6.45%) Brocade
4 2 (6.45%) Websense
4 2 (6.45%) EMC
4 2 (6.45%) Veritas
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Nokia
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