The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco
Rank 31 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Cisco 16 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 3.92% 3.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.74% 7.51% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£328 £355 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +13.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £538 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £13.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -3.37%
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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 Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
149 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.63% 52.11% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 62
Average daily rate £340 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -43.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
3 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 17 (47.22%) Firewall
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (30.56%) LAN
7 11 (30.56%) VPN
8 10 (27.78%) Network Security
9 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
10 7 (19.44%) CCNP
10 7 (19.44%) CCNA
10 7 (19.44%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) WAN
11 6 (16.67%) CCSE
12 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
12 5 (13.89%) VMware
12 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (13.89%) CCIE
12 5 (13.89%) Linux
13 4 (11.11%) CCSP
13 4 (11.11%) Citrix
14 3 (8.33%) Finance
14 3 (8.33%) Wireless
14 3 (8.33%) SAN
14 3 (8.33%) Websense
14 3 (8.33%) HP
14 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
14 3 (8.33%) SSL
14 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (30.56%) LAN
3 11 (30.56%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) Network Security
5 6 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) SAN
6 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.33%) SSL
7 2 (5.56%) BIG-IP
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
7 2 (5.56%) LDAP
8 1 (2.78%) DMZ
8 1 (2.78%) IPsec
8 1 (2.78%) OSPF
8 1 (2.78%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Technician
5 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Clustering
1 2 (5.56%) SecurID
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) AIX
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL
2 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Project Management
3 1 (2.78%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 18 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (19.44%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) CCNA
5 6 (16.67%) CCSE
6 5 (13.89%) CCIE
7 4 (11.11%) CCSP
8 3 (8.33%) CCSA
9 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.56%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.33%) Websense
4 3 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Brocade
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Nokia
5 2 (5.56%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) IronPort