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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco
Rank 36 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Cisco 11 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.18% 1.41% 5.03%
As % of the Vendors category 10.00% 3.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£390 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £12.38
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 - £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -14.28%
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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
110 112 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.79% 39.44% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 75 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.90 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) CCNP
5 9 (39.13%) HP
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) CCNA
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) CCIE
8 4 (17.39%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) Service Management
8 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
8 4 (17.39%) SCCM
9 3 (13.04%) Network Security
9 3 (13.04%) CCSE
9 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
9 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
9 3 (13.04%) CCSP

Cisco
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) TETRA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) HSRP
7 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) French Language
2 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Network Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Network Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Network Support
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Support
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
2 4 (17.39%) Fault Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
3 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.35%) Line Management
4 1 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) CCIE
6 3 (13.04%) CCSE
6 3 (13.04%) CCSP
7 2 (8.70%) ISEB
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (8.70%) CCSA
7 2 (8.70%) MCITP
7 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.35%) HP AIS
8 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) ARCserve
3 1 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) HP
2 7 (30.43%) CheckPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) 3PAR
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) Mitel
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.35%) IronPort
4 1 (4.35%) Brocade
4 1 (4.35%) Aruba
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Websense
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Avaya
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) CA
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