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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco
Rank 5 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 43 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.47% 3.84% 3.90%
As % of the Vendors category 29.45% 10.13% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 10
Median daily rate £375 £420 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +147.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £370 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £201
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.63 £24.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.58% +41.42%
Cisco
Hampshire

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
146 158 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.52% 37.89% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 112 86
Median daily rate £390 £393 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +24.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £501 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Cisco
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Cisco as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Cisco.

1 52 (68.42%) Firewall
2 44 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (57.89%) Security Cleared
3 41 (53.95%) SC Cleared
4 40 (52.63%) LAN
5 39 (51.32%) WAN
5 39 (51.32%) Wireless
6 35 (46.05%) VoIP
7 30 (39.47%) CCNP
8 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
8 28 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (26.32%) CCNA
10 17 (22.37%) SLA
10 17 (22.37%) ITIL
10 17 (22.37%) Network Security
11 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
12 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 13 (17.11%) Service Management
13 13 (17.11%) IP Telephony
14 11 (14.47%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto
15 8 (10.53%) HP
16 6 (7.89%) Juniper
16 6 (7.89%) CCIE
16 6 (7.89%) Fortinet
17 5 (6.58%) MPLS
18 4 (5.26%) VPN
18 4 (5.26%) Windows
18 4 (5.26%) Fault Management

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (68.42%) Firewall
2 40 (52.63%) LAN
3 39 (51.32%) WAN
3 39 (51.32%) Wireless
4 35 (46.05%) VoIP
5 28 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (22.37%) Network Security
7 13 (17.11%) IP Telephony
8 11 (14.47%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.58%) MPLS
10 4 (5.26%) VPN
11 3 (3.95%) DNS
11 3 (3.95%) SAN
11 3 (3.95%) VLAN
12 2 (2.63%) BGP
12 2 (2.63%) Cisco IPT
12 2 (2.63%) Multicast
12 2 (2.63%) OSPF
12 2 (2.63%) SSL
12 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (15.79%) Service Analyst
7 11 (14.47%) Consultant
7 11 (14.47%) Network Consultant
7 11 (14.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) IT Analyst
8 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) IT Support
8 9 (11.84%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (11.84%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) CGI
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Replication
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
4 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Service Management
3 4 (5.26%) Fault Management
4 2 (2.63%) Change Control
4 2 (2.63%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.32%) Budget Control
5 1 (1.32%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.32%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (1.32%) Demand Management
5 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.32%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.32%) Network Management
5 1 (1.32%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.32%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Test Management
5 1 (1.32%) Test Scripting
5 1 (1.32%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (57.89%) Cisco Certification
1 44 (57.89%) Security Cleared
2 41 (53.95%) SC Cleared
3 30 (39.47%) CCNP
4 20 (26.32%) CCNA
5 6 (7.89%) CCIE
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCSA
7 1 (1.32%) CCSE
7 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.32%) ISEB
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.32%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) CheckPoint
2 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto
4 8 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) Fortinet
5 6 (7.89%) Juniper
6 4 (5.26%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) AlgoSec
7 3 (3.95%) ProCurve
7 3 (3.95%) Tufin
8 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.63%) F5
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Nokia
8 2 (2.63%) Symantec
9 1 (1.32%) Avaya
9 1 (1.32%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.32%) EMC
9 1 (1.32%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.32%) Veeam