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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 40 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Cisco 15 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.58% 2.03% 5.86%
As % of the Vendors category 10.07% 6.14% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£420 £170 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.05% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £13.75 £50.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +154.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £50.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.81
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -11.67%
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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
149 114 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.56% 33.04% 53.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 79 75
Average daily rate £388 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.53% +25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.98 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 March 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (36.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
4 8 (32.00%) HP
4 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
5 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (24.00%) LAN
6 6 (24.00%) ITIL
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (24.00%) Firewall
6 6 (24.00%) SCCM
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (20.00%) MCITP
7 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (20.00%) Service Management
7 5 (20.00%) ISEB
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
1 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (4.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Service Management
2 5 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Web Development
4 1 (4.00%) Fault Management
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) ISEB
4 5 (20.00%) MCITP
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.00%) CCNP
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
6 1 (4.00%) MCP
6 1 (4.00%) CCIE
6 1 (4.00%) CCSP
6 1 (4.00%) CCSA
6 1 (4.00%) CCSE
6 1 (4.00%) HP AIS
6 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) HP
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) NetApp
5 2 (8.00%) Mitel
6 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) IronPort
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam
6 1 (4.00%) Aruba
6 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) CA